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Thursday, February 25, 2016

Make-a-Mug Craft
Personalize your very own mug using Sharpie markers at Forsyth Public Library on Saturday, March 5 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Register in advance by calling the library at 877-8174. Please note that this program is for ages 6 and up.

Crazy 8s Math Club
Attention kids in grades 3-5! Sign up now to get your spot in the library’s Crazy 8s Math Club! The Crazy 8s meet for eight consecutive weeks (March 1 to April 20) on Tuesday afternoons at the library from 4 to 5 p.m. Crazy 8s is a nationwide after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math while having fun and forming new friendships at the same time. For more information or to sign up, please call the library. 

Thursday Pre-K Story Times
Preschoolers ages 3-5 and their favorite grownups are encouraged to come to the library on Thursdays at 10 a.m. for Story Time! On March 3, we will celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday! Come make a fun fish craft to take home. On March 10, we will be exploring rabbits and the things they do. Be sure to join us for some hopping good books! Siblings are welcome.

The library is the place to be on Wednesday mornings for families with children from birth to age 3. Drop in for Baby TALK sessions from 9:30-10:15 a.m. each Wednesday. No registration is necessary.

Magazine & Used Material Sale
Don’t forget to stop in to the library’s Magazine & Used Materials Sale on Friday, March 11 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) and Saturday, March 12 (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.) where you will find a variety of DVDs (50¢), books (25¢), magazines (10¢) and more! Sale items have been withdrawn from the library’s collection for reasons of datedness, condition or lack of circulation. Also included in this year’s sale will be various items of library furniture and décor that are no longer needed. A detailed list of items is available at the library. Proceeds from the sale go to the Village of Forsyth’s general fund. 

Food For Thought Book Club
The Food For Thought Book Club will meet to discuss the Pulitzer Prize-winning title, Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout on Thursday, March 10 at 6 p.m. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer wrote: “Olive Kitteridge still lingers in memory like a treasured photograph.” In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, participants are encouraged to bring food with a green theme to share. New faces are always welcome!

Coloring Party for Adults
Looking for a way to reduce some stress and unwind? The library will host an Adult Coloring Party on Monday, March 14 from 6 to 7 p.m. This will be a time to wind down, talk among friends, listen to music and color inside or outside the lines. Coloring pages and other supplies are provided by the library, but feel free to bring your own materials if you desire. Come color your cares away with us!

Tech Club
The next meeting of Tech Club is Tuesday, March 15 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Group leader Lisa Marz will be talking about using iPads with sites such as Shutterfly to create photo albums. No registration is necessary.

Bookkeepers Book Group
Bookkeepers Book Group will meet Friday, March 18 at 10 a.m. to discuss Necessary Lies by Diane Chamberlain. Necessary Lies centers on the eugenics sterilization program that was implemented in North Carolina in the 1960s. Kirkus Reviews called Necessary Lies “a well-researched page-turner.”

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