Find your roots with tips for locating genealogical information about African American ancestors in this free program. This program will cover basic genealogy tips, introduce you to African American online research sites and databases, and explain different types of documents used in African American genealogy. Free Genealogy Starter Kits and handouts with resources listed will be available. Saturday, February 22, 10 a.m. at Walkertown Branch Library.
A Spanish class for adults will be held at Walkertown Branch Library every Wednesday, 6 - 7 p.m. for Advanced students and 7 - 8 p.m. for Beginners. Susan Moretz, an experienced ESL and Spanish instructor, will be leading the class.
Meet Author Debbie Barr and learn how to communicate love to a person with dementia. She will talk about her book “Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade: The 5 Love Languages and the Alzheimer's Journey” on Saturday, March 2, at 10:30 a.m. at the Walkertown Branch Library. Barr is the author of two books about Alzheimer’s disease.
National park ranger Wesley Gant will present a talk on international volunteer travel on Tuesday, March 12 at 6 p.m. at the Walkertown Branch Library. Attendees will learn about different volunteer travel opportunities and how international volunteering can provide a more rewarding, immersive and enjoyable experience than traditional tourist trips.
Singer-songwriters Steve Bonham from Great Britain and Rob McHale from North Carolina will be performing a joint concert on Tuesday, March 19 at 6:30 p.m. “Looking for America” will explore different perspectives of the American experience through song. This event is sponsored by the Walkertown Area Historical Society.
Instructor Mark Fleming will teach an ongoing tai chi class for adults every Friday at 10 a.m. beginning on March 1st. Tai Chi is a low impact exercise that has many benefits, including decreased stress and improved flexibility. This class is sponsored by Friends of the Walkertown Library.