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Walkertown Branch Library News

  1. Matt Sandbank's Shadow Factory Puppet Show, Walkertown

    Matt Sandbank's Shadow Factory Puppet Show, Walkertown

    Enjoy exquisite shadow puppets with engaging music and humor as Matt Sandbanks portrays The Legend of Walter Weirdbeard. Free and 45 min. long, the show starts promptly at 1 pm, Friday, July 31. Discover how valuable a treasure books can be. Intended for ages 5 and up; all ages welcome.

  2. Storytime for Toddlers, Preschoolers Together at Walkertown

    Storytime for Toddlers, Preschoolers Together at Walkertown

    Come relax and rejuvenate with your toddlers and preschoolers from 10:30 - 11 am on Tuesdays. Enjoy engaging picture books and story-related fun.

  3. Commissioners Approve Contract Bid to Demolish Central Library

    Commissioners Approve Contract Bid to Demolish Central Library

    Hazardous materials removal, demolition of the front part of the library and gutting of the rear section is tentatively set to begin in August after Forsyth County Commissioners approved a contract bid of $697,860 by Demolition and Asbestos Removal Inc.

  4. Introduction to Genealogy in Walkertown, August 10

    Introduction to Genealogy in Walkertown, August 10

    Free Introduction to Genealogy class with Karen Feeney. Learn the basics of genealogy research. Get tips on how to organize your materials. Find ways to search the Library genealogy databases including Ancestry and the newly updated Heritage Quest. Free Genealogy Starter Kits will be available for all participants. Sign up by calling the library at 336-703-2991. Monday, August 10th, 6 pm at the Walkertown Branch Library. Everyone invited!

  5.  Digitization Station Assistance in Walkertown August 4th

    Digitization Station Assistance in Walkertown August 4th

    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.

  6. Pickin' Grass in Walkertown Tuesday, August 4th

    Pickin' Grass in Walkertown Tuesday, August 4th

    Pickin' Grass is an Open Acoustic Jam Session that brings local and area old time gospel, bluegrass and country musicians together. Musicians, bring your instruments! Pickers, singers and listeners welcome. Town Center Park in Walkertown, Tuesday, August 4th, 6:30-9 pm.

  7. 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.

  8. Children Invited To Read to a Dog August 10th at Walkertown

    Children Invited To Read to a Dog August 10th at Walkertown

    Young readers and dog lovers ages 5 - 11 are invited to read to Tesla, a Tail-Waggin' Tutor, at Walkertown Branch Library from 6 - 7 pm on Monday, August 10th. Please call the library at 336-703-2990 or ask at the desk to reserve a turn reading to this dog who loves to listen to children read.

  9. Books We Like

    Books We Like

    This month, in honor of our nation's 239th birthday we explore three fascinating books related to the American Revolution and the intriguing lives of two of our Founding Fathers.

  10. Learn to Knit, Crochet and more at Walkertown Library

    Learn to Knit, Crochet and more at Walkertown Library

    Regardless of your skill level, you are invited to join our group for a relaxing evening of knitting, crocheting and making new friends. Learn the basics, bring a project and share your skills and ideas. Ask questions, learn tips and get inspiration from your fellow needle workers. For adults and Teens.

  11. Free Beginner's Photography Class in Walkertown September 12th

    Free Beginner's Photography Class in Walkertown September 12th

    Free Beginner's Photography Class for any type of cameras will be held at the Walkertown Branch Library on Saturday, September 12th, at 10:30 am. This class would cover a range of topics that can be used with any type of cameras including cell phones. Sign up by phone 336-703-2990 and make you best shots this summer!

  12. On the Same Page 2015: In the Heart of the Sea

    On the Same Page 2015: In the Heart of the Sea

    Did you know that the classic American novel Moby-Dick was inspired by an actual whale attack? Reserve your copy of In the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick today and learn the whole exciting true story of the Essex! Then join us in the fall for a series of related events, including book discussions, film screenings, and more!