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Walkertown Branch Library News

  1. Thanksgiving Week Storytime in Walkertown

    Thanksgiving Week Storytime in Walkertown

    Toddlers, preschoolers, and caregivers are invited to Tuesday Storytime, 10:30 am, Nov. 25. Celebrate Thanksgiving and turkeys with lighthearted picture books, songs, rhymes, and a craft. Happy "Turkey Day!"

  2. Children's Music & Movement, Walkertown, Nov. 20

    Children's Music & Movement, Walkertown, Nov. 20

    Where do babies bounce, toddlers rock, and preschoolers try to hop on one leg? At Music and Movement on Thursdays, 10:30 - 11 am. Ages 1 - 5 and caregivers keep the beat with eggs, scarves, and bean bags. Join us this cold and frosty morning for "Old Blue," "Two Little Kitty Cats," "BINGO," and "Five Lean Turkeys Are We."

  3. Paranormal Interest Meeting in Walkertown

    Paranormal Interest Meeting in Walkertown

    Paranormal Interest Group will meet at the Walkertown Branch library on Tuesday, November 25th, 7 pm. Learn about different views on Akashic Records from an author of a novel Dr. J. David Michaels. Sponsored by the Gray Wolf Paranormal Interest Society. Call the library 336-703-2990 for more information. Bring an open mind and lots of questions for the discussion.

  4. "As I See It": Teen Photography Show at Walkertown

    Walkertown Branch Library is pleased to present an exhibition by Jamy Gearhart's beginning digital photography students. The exhibit is titled, “As I See It.” The young photographers are Lilly Buckner, 12; Max Gearhart, 15; and Ryan Tepedino, 14. All of these bright, young artists are new to photography. Congratulations on your first show!

  5. Creative Needles in Walkertown every Wednesday @ 10 am

    Creative Needles in Walkertown every Wednesday @ 10 am

    Join the new Creative Needles Group at the Walkertown Library. The group meets every Wednesday at 10 am. Learn to quilt, crochet, and knit. Not crafty? We’ll teach you!

  6. Pickin' Grass in Walkertown Tuesday, December 2

    Pickin' Grass in Walkertown Tuesday, December 2

    Pickin' Grass is an Open Acoustic Jam Session that brings local and area old time gospel, bluegrass and country musicians together. Tuesday, December 2nd, 6:30 - 9 pm in Walkertown Library Auditorium. Musicians, bring your instruments. Pickers, singers and listeners welcome!

  7.  Digitization Station Assistance in Walkertown December 1st

    Digitization Station Assistance in Walkertown December 1st

    The Walkertown Branch Library offers free, do-it-yourself digitization of photos, VHS tapes and audio tapes to share and enjoy for years to come. Call 336-703-2990 to sign up for one-on-one assistance with the equipment.

  8.  Fall into Winter 2014 Book Sale in Walkertown

    Fall into Winter 2014 Book Sale in Walkertown

    Shop for great deals at the Friends Fall Book Sale Wednesday December 11 - Saturday 13th at the Walkertown Branch Library. Brown bag sale day is Saturday, 13th, 10 am - 2 pm. Everyone invited!

  9. Friday Afternoon Blockbuster Movie for Teens in Walkertown

    Friday Afternoon Blockbuster Movie for Teens in Walkertown

    Come see the recently released, retold-by-its-beautiful-villain version of a story you know from childhood. Teens and their families are invited to Walkertown for this matinee event on Friday, November 21, 2:30 - 5 pm. Call 703-2990 for this film's title or stop by the desk for a mini movie poster flyer.

  10. Learn to download eBooks in Walkertown

    Learn to download eBooks in Walkertown

    New to downloading eBooks? Switched to a new eReader? Meet with your librarian for one-on-one help session specific to your device at the time convenient for you. Learn about downloading free eBooks from the NC Digital Library. Make an appointment with an expert librarian in Walkertown by calling 336-703-3052.

  11. Holiday craft class  Saturday, December 6th in Walkertown

    Holiday craft class Saturday, December 6th in Walkertown

    Holiday craft class will be held at the Walkertown Library on Saturday, December 6th, from 10 am to 12 noon. Join an art instructor Priscilla Williams and make a take home Christmas tree centerpiece. Discover new ways to make fun and festive Christmas decorations with a few simple supplies and your imagination. Sign up by phone 336-703-2990.

  12. FCPL is Giving the Gift of Content

    FCPL is Giving the Gift of Content

    Whether you are new to the world of portable devices or new to downloading with the library, this holiday shopping season promised to be both exciting and a little overwhelming for those receiving new portable devices, and the library is here to make it more exciting by offering a plethora of FREE downloadable eMedia.

  13. Design Announced For New Central Library

    Design Announced For New Central Library

    Ratio Architects presented the design for a new Central Library to the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners during their November 13th weekly briefing. The new building will have 103,000 square feet of flexible space and offer an on-site coffee bar.

  14. Beats to Shop To

    Beats to Shop To

    As the gift season approaches, many of us will be spending time in various stores. This year we invite you to make your own shopping playlist with music from Freegal. Here's a sampling to get you started. And remember you get five FREE downloads a week, thanks to your FCPL library card. One of the best deals you will find this season.

  15. Books We Like

    Books We Like

    This month Stefanie Kellum a children's librarian at our Kernersville Branch shares a few titles that Hunger Games fans will most definitely eat up.

  16. Computer and Downloadable Media Help

    Computer and Downloadable Media Help

    Not sure how to download an eBook to your device? Want to learn how to place holds on books? Come to Walkertown Branch, and we'll help you. Computer and Downloadable Media Help is provided to everyone who is interested in improving their computer skills. A librarian or a volunteer instructor will help you to download an eBook, Audio book or a songs for free. Please call to register 336-703-2990.

  17. Holiday Cooking with Zinio

    Holiday Cooking with Zinio

    This holiday season find inspiration with your holiday cooking, "flip" through these digital magazines through the library's Zinio subscription.

  18. North Carolina Digital Library: Page to Screen V

    North Carolina Digital Library: Page to Screen V

    There are lots of beloved books getting the big-screen treatment in 2014 — like The Giver, Dark Places, Gone Girl, and Serena just to name a few. Many of these titles can be enjoyed as eBooks and audiobooks free, by visiting the North Carolina Digital Library powered by Overdrive.

  19. Sunday Hours To Start At Three Branch Library Locations on Sunday, November 2nd

    Sunday Hours To Start At Three Branch Library Locations on Sunday, November 2nd

    Malloy/Jordan East Winston Heritage Center, Southside Branch Library and Reynolda Manor Branch Library will be open Sundays starting November 2nd. Sunday hours for all three locations will be 1 pm to 5 pm.