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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Showtime at the Library

Presenting the 2019 summer reading program! Registration begins on Tuesday, May 28 so pop in and sign up! New this year is our online registration on so you also have the ability to sign up for programs from the comfort of your home. There are programs for all ages so everyone is likely to find something to interest them at Forsyth Public Library this summer. Check your mail or the library’s website for the library program guide to learn more. You will also want to have a starring role in the library’s reading club, so stop by anytime beginning May 28 to sign up and start earning prizes.

Showtime Showcase

Kick off the summer reading program with performances by local dance, music and theater groups on Saturday, June 1. There will be students from Maroa-Forsyth’s drumline and choir, performers from the Dance Centre and student-actors from the Decatur Arts Council’s BOSS program. Check the library’s web site and Facebook page for details on times. You won’t want to miss the entertainment.

VolunTeens Needed this Summer

Teens, are you looking for volunteer hours? Would you like to work with kids and families in our Summer Reading Program? If you are going into grades 7-12, you can apply to become a Forsyth Public Library VolunTeen. Application forms are available at the library and at the Maroa-Forsyth Middle and High School offices. Don’t wait too long; limited spaces are available. For more information, contact Marissa White at 877-8174.

Baby Talk

Families with children ages birth to 3 are invited to Baby TALK sessions on Wednesdays throughout the year from 9:30-10:15 a.m. Sessions are informal and provide opportunities to share parenting concerns and achievements while enjoying books, songs and fingerplays. Baby TALK is free, with no registration required.

Story Times

Families with preschoolers, mark your calendar for Friday, June 7. That’s the return of Story Times for ages 2-5. Sessions are every Friday in June and July at 10 a.m.

Painted Lady Butterflies

Our Painted Lady caterpillars have arrived and have been eating and growing non-stop over the last few weeks. Be sure to stop in and see them before they fly away!


Audiobooks on Playaway are the perfect companion for every road trip and destination. These small, wearable devices do not require Wi-Fi or downloading and can easily be taken along with you wherever you travel this summer. Come check out our selection of Playaways for children, teens and adults.

Check Out Disc Golf

Forsyth Public Library makes it easy to try out the Forsyth Park Disc Golf Course. Come borrow an official disc and practice your disc golf skills.

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