Children's Library News

FCPL Closed Sunday and Monday for Memorial Day

FCPL Closed Sunday and Monday for Memorial Day

All FCPL branches will be closed on Sunday, May 26, and Monday, May 27, for Memorial Day. We will resume normal hours on Tuesday, May 28.

Pajama Storytime at Rural Hall

Pajama Storytime at Rural Hall

Children of all ages and their caregivers Rural Hall Branch Library for an evening storytime on Tuesday, June 18 at 6:30 p.m.

Free Summer Reading Programs for Kids and Teens at Walkertown Branch

Free Summer Reading Programs for Kids and Teens at Walkertown Branch

Walkertown Branch Library is excited to offer a variety of programs for Kids and Teens in June and July for Summer Reading. Toddlers and caregivers can read together during Storytime or move and groove during Music and Movement. Teens can learn about space, science, and space science with our Space Exploration and STEAM Exploration programs. Kids, teens, and young at heart can also enjoy a puppet show, a visit from the NC Zoo, a play, and fun with the Balloon Lady!

Star Festival

Star Festival

Join us at the Clemmons Library Branch on Saturday, June 15 at 11 a.m. to celebrate Japan’s Star Festival with Japanese Outreach Initiative Ambassador Nana Watanobe. Open to children and teens of all ages.

Sensory-Friendly Movie Matinee -

Sensory-Friendly Movie Matinee - "Capture the Flag"

Join us at Clemmons Library Branch on Saturday, June 15 at 1:30 p.m. for a Family Sensory-Friendly Movie Matinee. Families of all ages are welcome. We’ll be watching “Capture the Flag” rated PG.

Outer Space Science

Outer Space Science

Zoom, zoom, zoom! We’re going to the Moon! Join us at Clemmons Branch Library on Monday, June 10 at 4 p.m. for a fun afternoon learning about the moon. We’ll be creating moon phases and experimenting with how impact craters are formed. We may get messy, so be prepared. This program intended for ages 5-10, but all are welcome.

Mars Rover for Tweens and Teens

Mars Rover for Tweens and Teens

How did NASA control the Mars Rover? Join us at the Clemmons Branch Library on Wednesday, June 12 at 2 p.m. Team up as “Mission Control” and “Mars Rover” to navigate an obstacle course and practice sending instructions to our Lego Mindstorm rovers. This program is for ages 10-17 and registration is required. Please register at the library circulation desk or by calling 336-703-2920.

Space Colony

Space Colony

What would space colonies on other planets look like? Come join us at the Clemmons Library on Monday, June 17 at 2 p.m. to build a colony out of recycled materials to support life on another planet. This program is for all ages.

Galaxy Slime for Tweens and Teens

Galaxy Slime for Tweens and Teens

Join us at the Clemmons Branch Library on Saturday, June 22 at noon to make and take your own Galaxy Slime. This program is for ages 10-17 and registration is required. Please register at the library circulation desk or by calling 336-703-2920.

Explore American Indian Astronomy

Explore American Indian Astronomy

Join us as we welcome Tina Smith of the Wake Forest Museum of Anthropology, who will present a program on American Indian astronomy for various age groups this summer.

Galaxy Crafternoon

Galaxy Crafternoon

Join us for an afternoon of space-themed crafts for ages 5 to 11 on Friday, June 28 and Friday, July 19 at 4 p.m.

Family Storytime at Rural Hall

Family Storytime at Rural Hall

Family Storytime at Rural Hall Branch Library will be on Saturday, June 15 from 1-1:40 p.m. Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome listen to stories, sing, and dance during this interactive storytime. Afterwards, children are welcome to make a space-themed craft to take home. Contact the Rural Hall Branch Library at 336-703-2970 for more information.

Sensory-Friendly Programs

Sensory-Friendly Programs

Children and caregivers can attend sensory-friendly programs throughout Forsyth County Public Libraries. Please check the list of upcoming events for more information.

Storytime at Clemmons

Storytime at Clemmons

Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and activities to improve early literacy. Storytimes at the Clemmons Branch are Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 10:30 a.m.

Storytimes at Rural Hall

Storytimes at Rural Hall

Children and their caregivers are welcome to join us each week for storytimes in the Rural Hall Branch Library Auditorium. Toddler Storytime (0-2 years old) meets every Monday from 11-11:30 a.m. and includes stories, songs, rhymes, and bubbles. Preschool Storytime (3-5 years old) meets every Thursday from 11-11:45 a.m. and includes stories, songs, flannel activities, rhymes, and a coloring activity. No storytimes during the month of May.

Interactive Storytimes at Carver School Road Branch Library

Interactive Storytimes at Carver School Road Branch Library

Storytimes with a twist: no one will remain seated.

Storytime + LEGOS = LEGO Storytime

Storytime + LEGOS = LEGO Storytime

In this program for ages 2 to 5, we'll mix LEGO projects into storytime.

Enjoy Storytime in the Great Outdoors with our Monthly Storytime at the Park

Enjoy Storytime in the Great Outdoors with our Monthly Storytime at the Park

Join us at Fourth of July Park in Kernersville the first Saturday of most months at 10 a.m.

Sensory-Friendly Film Fridays

Sensory-Friendly Film Fridays

We welcome all families to a free film in a sensory-friendly environment the first Friday of most months.