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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Research made simple at FPL

Having a clear, compelling point of view on today’s most debated political and social issues requires finding the most credible facts and insights. Opposing Viewpoints In Context simplifies your search by bringing together thousands of resources to provide authoritative, full-text articles; research reports; videos; and statistics. Whether you are writing a research paper or looking for resources to expand your knowledge, Opposing Viewpoints In Context helps students and researchers gather talking points and new perspectives. Burning the midnight oil with a last-minute project? No problem. This resource is available 24/7. Log into Opposing Viewpointsfrom the “materials search” section of Forsyth Public Library’s webpage. The number on the back of your library card is your password. Contact the library for more information.

Christmas Ornaments

Stop by the library any time between Wednesday, November 28 and Saturday, December 1 to make a snowman bulb and a wreath ornament. One ornament will decorate the library’s tree and the other one can go home to add to your own tree! All supplies are provided, and no registration is necessary.

Story Times

Join us on Friday mornings at 10 a.m. at the library for Story Time. We’ll play games, sing songs, listen to stories and create a craft all centered around a theme. On November 16 we’ll have fun with Bright, Shiny Buttons. There will be no Story Time on November 23, due to the holiday. Come back on November 30 for a Get Well theme. Story times are geared toward ages 2-5. Siblings are welcome to attend, and no registration is necessary.

Baby Talk

Socialize with other parents and caregivers of children ages birth-3 on Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. These informal parent/child sessions are led by trained Baby TALK instructors and provide opportunity to share parenting concerns and celebrate achievements while enjoying books, songs and fingerplays. Baby TALK is free, and no registration is required.

Dance with Me

Dance and learn with your little one at the library. Join Michi Barber from the Dance Centre at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, November 20 as she encourages development through music and dance. Sessions are geared for ages 16 months through 3, but all children not yet in kindergarten are welcome. Come dance for free! No registration is required.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

It was an evening full of adventure for furry friends at the library on November 2. Children dropped off their favorite stuffed animals for a sleepover that included fun and mischievous activities such as watching a movie, playing in the book drop and even ordering a pizza. The kids came back Saturday morning to pick up their cuddly creatures, eat breakfast together and watch a slideshow of all the fun from the night before. The morning wrapped up with time for the kids and their friends to cuddle up with a good book before heading home.

November Holiday Hours

Forsyth Public Library will be closed Thursday and Friday November 22-23 and will resume normal hours on Saturday, November 24.

Mark your calendars!

  • Saturday, December 15 – Kids drop-in-craft day featuring stained glass painting craft and a take-home treat
  • Tuesday, December 18 – Holiday open house at Forsyth Public Library


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