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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Book Discussion Groups
Forsyth Public Library has both daytime and evening options for book discussion groups. Food for Thought Book Discussion Group meets at 6 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month and includes food at each gathering. The next meeting is Oct. 9 when the group will discuss The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan. Bookkeepers Book Discussion Group meets at 10 a.m. on the third Friday of each month. On Oct. 17, the group will discuss The Cater Street Hangman by Anne Perry. Come share your thoughts on these interesting books.

Family LEGO returns to the Forsyth Public Library on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 10-11 a.m. Builders of all ages are invited to this informal building time using the library’s LEGO blocks. No registration is necessary.

Families with babies and toddlers are discovering that Forsyth Public Library is the place to be on Wednesday mornings. Attendance at 9:30 a.m. Baby TALK sessions has been growing as families discover the fun and benefits of these weekly events. Sessions are led by trained Baby TALK instructors and include books, songs, and fingerplays, along with opportunities to share parenting issues and celebrations with other parents. Families with children from birth to age 3 are welcome to attend.

Books for the Youngest Listeners
Did you know that Forsyth Public Library has a special section of books just for babies and toddlers? Known as board books, these durable books with sturdy pages are perfect for the youngest book lovers. Sharing books with your baby builds listening and vocabulary skills, introduces basic concepts, and provides information about the world. Best of all is the close connection it creates between parent and baby. Reading aloud is a wonderful shared activity that can continue for years to come.

Black Bart
Black Bart may be the most infamous person to call Forsyth home. Black Bart historian Sandy Lynch will share information about this legendary outlaw on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the library. Mark your calendars and plan to attend!

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