Children's Library News

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.

The Epic Journey of Apollo 11

The Epic Journey of Apollo 11

Monday, July 22 at 6 p.m. at the Paddison Memorial Branch in Kernersville: In recognition of the historic moon landing, join us for an exciting presentation for all ages by NASA Ambassador Mike Lucas.

Family Movies: Sensory-Friendly

Family Movies: Sensory-Friendly

Sensory-Friendly Family Movies will be shown on July 1, 8, 22, & 29 at 10 a.m. at the Lewisville Branch Library. "Space Buddies" (G) will be July 1. "Treasure Planet" (PG) will be July 8. "WALL-E" (G) will be July 22. "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial" (PG) will be July 29.

The Bookmobile and Storytime at Hanes Mall

The Bookmobile and Storytime at Hanes Mall

This month we will be reading "A Sleepy Little Planet" on Thursday, July 25, at 10 a.m. Then come aboard the bookmobile for a solar system themed craft. The story time is free and open to the public in the play area. For more information call 336-703-2951. The address for Hanes Mall is 3320 Silas Creek Pkwy, Winston-Salem, NC 27103.

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 July for Summer Reading.

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, July 16 at 6:30 p.m.

Soft Landing for Tweens and Teens

Soft Landing for Tweens and Teens

Landing an astronaut safely requires an airbag system. Join us at Clemmons Branch Library on Wednesday, July 17 at 3:30 p.m. and try to land your own egg-stronaut safely using only a few materials.

Mad Science Summer Reading Finale

Mad Science Summer Reading Finale

See just how exciting science can be in this show full of mad experiments on Friday, July 26 at 10 a.m.

Origami

Origami

Join us at the Clemmons Library Branch on Saturday, July 20 at 11 a.m. to learn basic origami from Japanese Outreach Initiative Ambassador Nana Watanobe. Open to children and teens of all ages.

Encourage Literacy in your Pre-K Child at Walkertown Branch Library

Encourage Literacy in your Pre-K Child at Walkertown Branch Library

Does your child love to read? Join the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program at your local library and promote early literacy. If you visit our storytimes, those books count towards you goal as well. More information is available at any Forsyth County Public Library.

Signs of Life for Tweens and Teens

Signs of Life for Tweens and Teens

It’s ALIVEEEE! Or is it? Join us at Clemmons Branch Library on Wednesday, July 24 at 2 p.m. to define what makes something alive and perform an experiment to find signs of life in three cups of sand.

Mad Science Show

Mad Science Show

A high energy and action packed science-based show that includes amazing experiments and demonstrations! Come see chemical reactions, bubbling potions and air pressured hovercrafts at the Lewisville Branch Library on Tuesday, July 30 from 9:30-10:30 a.m.! Sponsored by the Friends of the Lewisville Library.

LEGO STEAM at the Carver School Road Branch Tuesdays at 10 a.m.

LEGO STEAM at the Carver School Road Branch Tuesdays at 10 a.m.

Learn science through play by building with LEGOs.

Space Movie Mondays at Carver Library - 10 a.m. Weekly

Space Movie Mondays at Carver Library - 10 a.m. Weekly

Space Movie Mondays at Carver Library - 10 a.m. Weekly

Summer Reading Programs for Children at the Lewisville Branch Library

Summer Reading Programs for Children at the Lewisville Branch Library

Libraries are out of this world! Come celebrate your library and have some fun with Summer Reading.

Summer Storytimes at the Lewisville Branch Library

Summer Storytimes at the Lewisville Branch Library

Join us for stories, rhymes, songs and activities to improve early literacy. Storytimes at the Lewisville Branch are Wednesday mornings at 10:15 a.m. in June and July.

Sensory-Friendly LEGO Hour

Sensory-Friendly LEGO Hour

Build with Legos in a sensory-friendly and supportive environment at the Lewisville Branch Library. Recommended for ages 5-11. Please register in advance by filling out the online form found in this article. Please call 336-703-2940 if you need assistance in filling out the form or for more information about the program.

LEGO Book Club

LEGO Book Club

Children share a favorite book that they have read and then build LEGO creations based off of their books. The next meeting is Saturday, July 20 at 11:00 a.m. at the Lewisville Branch Library.

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.

Reading Buddies

Reading Buddies

Children are paired with teen volunteers to work on their reading skills. Reading Buddies is a new program at the Lewisville Branch Library on Mondays from June 17 to July 29. Call 336-703-2940 to register for a 20 minute time slot from 2-3 p.m. each Monday.

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 (birth-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.