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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Tech Club

One of the most sophisticated features of our tablets and smart phones is the camera that’s included, but often we’re a little intimidated by the complexity and don’t fully realize the potential of this cool tool right in our pocket. Join us at Forsyth Public Library for Tech Club on May 8 at 10 a.m. as Val Bock reviews basic digital photography and talks about some add-on tools that can help us fully enjoy this entertaining hobby.

Summer Reading Program

Take a trip to the library this summer with Reading Takes You Everywhere! Registration begins Tuesday, May 29. Be sure to stop by on Saturday, June 2 for extra fun, including the Storywalk™ Adventure. The park program will be here that day to sign up children for its events, and the library will also highlight ways you can use the library even while you travel.

VolunTeens Needed for the 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.

Book Discussion Groups

The library’s two book discussion groups are open to adult readers each month. Food for Thought Book Group will meet Thursday, May 10 at 6 p.m. to discuss The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict. Bookkeepers Book Group will meet Friday, May 18 at 10 a.m. to discuss The Little French Bistro by Nina George.

Story Times

Story Times are taking a break in May but will resume on Thursday, June 7 and continue on Thursdays at 10 a.m. through June and July. Sessions are geared for ages 2-5. Siblings are welcome, and no registration is required.


Families with children ages birth to 3 are encouraged to attend informal Baby TALK sessions each Wednesday 9:30–10:15 a.m. Each week provides opportunities for sharing parenting concerns and celebrating achievements while enjoying books, songs and fingerplays. No registration is necessary.

Stamp Out Hunger

Bring non-perishable food items to the library from Monday, May 7 to Friday, May 11 for the National Association of Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. The library is pleased to serve as a collection point for this annual event. Donations will be distributed to local food banks. Drop off your non-perishable food items at the library, and help us make a difference!

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