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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Kids Drop-In Craft: Ornament Making

Drop into Forsyth Public Library any time between 4 and 7 p.m. on Thursday, November 30, or between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 2, to create an easy keepsake chalkboard ornament and a book page ornament. Saturday’s event has an extra activity, with Maroa-Forsyth High School National Honor Society members available to read with children. Come join the fun! No registration required for either session.

Story Times

Story Times will be on Fridays at 10 a.m. for children ages 3 to 5 with their caregivers and includes books, activities and a craft. December 1 will feature books by Kevin Henkes. December 8 will be all about cold weather/warm clothes. And, December 15 will be reindeer games! No registration is necessary; siblings are welcome.


Don't miss Baby TALK Wednesday, December 6 and 13, from 9:30–10:15 a.m. Babies, toddlers and their parents will share an interactive session that includes a discussion time for parents. BabyTALK will not meet December 20, 27 or January 3.

Book Groups

Join Food for Thought on Thursday, December 14 at 6 p.m. to discuss members’ favorite reads from 2017. Enjoy hot chocolate and Christmas treats. On Friday, December 15 at 10 a.m., Bookkeepers will discuss A Piece of the World. Christina Baker Kline’s story answers the questions provoked by American artist Andrew Wyeth’s most famous painting Christina’s World.

Tech Club

Can technology inspire togetherness? The December meeting of Tech Club will focus on ways our devices can enhance our time with family and friends this holiday season. From planning tools to entertaining ideas to group activities, there are plenty of ways that technology can add sparkle to your holidays. Instructor Val Bock shares these ideas on Tuesday, December 12 at 10 a.m. No registration required.

Bags and Tags

Stop in between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 16 when we will have a drop-in “Bags and Tags” program for ages 6 and up. We’ll have supplies ready for you to create your own gift tags and decorate bags for gift giving.

Summer Planning

Interim Youth Services Librarian Sandi Hayes has scheduled four of the library’s seven Tuesday family programs for the 2018 Summer Reading Program. Staff members have been working on beginning details for “Reading Takes You Everywhere,” the 2018 summer theme.

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