Forsyth Library News

Bee a Reader

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Beekeeper Lori Riggen kicks off Family Reading Week activities on Monday, November 14 at 6:30 p.m. with an entertaining “up close” look at bees, beekeeping, and honey.  Children and adults alike will enjoy seeing the bookkeeping equipment and learning how honey is harvested.  The program includes a visit from Winnie the Pooh, everyone’s favorite “honey loving” book bear. Bring your camera!  There will be goodie bags for each family and children will receive a free book.

Family Reading Week activities continue on Tuesday, November 15 with “Bee Creative” drop-in children’s crafts from 10:00 – 4:00.  Stop by to make a craft and receive a hand painted bookmark, donated to the library by a local artist.

Wednesday will feature sweet treats with readers of all ages invited visit the library from 10:00 – 4:00 to sample delicious desserts made with honey.

It is “Bring Your Honey to the Library” day on Thursday, November 17, with activities for preschoolers and their families.  A special Story Quilt story time starring Winnie the Pooh and his favorite treat is scheduled for 10:00 a.m.   Family goodie bags will again be available for those who did not receive one at Monday’s program.  

Things will be buzzing all week long.  Call 877-8174 for more information about Family Reading Week events.  


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