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Thursday, July 26, 2018

Summer Reading

Don’t miss your chance to come in and get prizes for meeting your summer reading goals! Saturday, August 4 is the last day to pick up prizes. While you are here, let us know what you think about the Summer Reading Program by completing a short survey. Help us make next summer even better!

Arrr-gust Pirate Voyage

Ahoy, Matey! Sail on into Forsyth Public Library between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 4 to celebrate international pirate month. Follow the Storywalk™ path featuring children’s book The Pirates Next Door. Find the treasure at the end of your voyage, and create your very own treasure chest!

Story Times

Summer Story Times conclude on Thursday, July 26. We’ll take a short break to get ready for fall and then will resume on Friday, September 7. Story times for ages 3-5 are held on Fridays throughout the school year from 10-11am.

Baby Talk

Join other parents and caregivers of children from birth to 3 at weekly Baby TALK sessions. Age-appropriate books, songs, rhymes and dances are presented by trained Baby TALK instructors. Each session allows time for caregivers to celebrate children’s accomplishments and ask questions about parenting challenges. Baby TALK meets each Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at the library, and no registration is required.

Back-to-School Drop-in

Gear up for back-to-school by making your very own pencil case and an easy after-school snack! Drop in any time between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Thursday, August 9 to create a pencil case using duct tape and other supplies, then make a delicious ABC snack! All ages are welcome to stop by, and no registration is necessary.

Book Discussion Groups

The library’s two book discussion groups are open to adult readers each month. Food for Thought Book Group meets Thursday, August 9 at 6 p.m. August’s selection is Same Kind of Different as Me by Ron Hall. Bookkeepers Book Group meets Friday, August 17 at 10 a.m. to discuss Disclosure by Michael Crichton. Both groups are open to all adult readers.

Enjoy a Family Movie Night

Forsyth Public Library makes family movie night easy! Stop by the library to browse through more than 2,000 DVDs for adults and children. Everyone in the family will find a favorite to enjoy. 

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