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This Week in Summer Reading: June 24-29

Published by Forsyth County Public Library / June 24, 2019

There are many programs for you to experience a "Universe of Stories" at any FCPL branch. Here are all of the programs at every location this week. Contact your branch for more information about specific programs.


Apollo Science: Travel without GPS or Cruise Control Lecture Series

Published by Raegen Luntz / June 24, 2019

Fifty years ago, mankind did the impossible. They traveled a quarter-million miles to the moon without GPS. This 4-part lecture series at the Lewisville Branch Library will share how NASA engineered the Apollo missions without calculators and flew without cruise control. Dr. Robert Meier, a former researcher for NASA's Ames Research Center, will share the science used to get man to the moon and the technology we use every day that came about from those missions.


Making Proud Choices: An Evidence-Based, Safer-Sex Approach to Teen Pregnancy and HIV/STD Prevention

Published by Mia Jordan / June 21, 2019

Making Proud Choices is a free three day long training that provides those 12-18 years old with the knowledge, confidence and skills necessary to reduce their risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), HIV and pregnancy by abstaining from sex or using condoms and birth control methods if they choose to have sex. It will be Aug. 5 - 7 from 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. each day (a lunch will be provided) at the Lewisville Branch Library. Registration and a waiver/permission form is required.


Animal Stars with the NC Zoo

Published by Forsyth County Public Library / June 20, 2019

Ever wonder why the constellations are named after different animals? What stories can the stars tell about their namesakes? Learn about animals and the constellations named after them through stories, artifacts, and a few live animals presented by the NC Zoo. All ages are welcome.


Understanding Dementia

Published by Wright Adams / June 19, 2019

Wake Forest Baptist Health's Memory Counseling Program will be offering a series of workshops on Understanding Dementia at several Forsyth County Public Libraries in 2019: June 25, July 16, August 13, September 3, October 15, and November 5. All of the programs will start at 6 p.m.


Wet Paint! Limited Access to Materials at the Southside Branch

Published by Mary Giunca & Margaret Adam / June 12, 2019

The Southside Branch remains open while painting continues from Monday, June 3rd through Friday the 14th. During this time, the public will have limited access to certain parts of the collection. Please check with staff first if you need specific materials during this painting project. Call 336-703-2980.

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