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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Story Time

Join the story time fun on Fridays in March at Forsyth Public Library! Explore your emotions on March 1 for How Are You Feeling? On March 8, it’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Superhero Story Time! Focus on the number 5 with us for Fabulous Five on March 15. Story time starts at 10 a.m. each week for ages 2-5. Come listen to stories, sing, play and create a craft with us. Siblings are welcome to attend, and no advance registration is required.

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 opportunities to share parenting concerns and celebrate achievements while enjoying books, songs and fingerplays. Baby TALK is free, with no registration required.

“Sew” Much Fun

Learn to use a sewing machine in this two-week class, offered in both March and April. Jana from Stewart’s Sewing Machines in Mount Zion will teach kids ages 7 and up how to use the machine while creating a pillowcase. Registrants may choose March 7 and 14 or April 4 and 11 but must attend both weeks of class for the month they select. Space is limited, and registration is required. Call the library at 877-8174, or search “Sew” Much Fun on Eventbrite.com.

Slime Drop-in

Everyone loves slime! Drop-in on Saturday, March 9 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to make a batch of your very own slime to play with and take home. All are welcome, and no registration is necessary.

Tech Club

The Internet is full of medical advice, but how can you sort out fact from fiction? Instructor Val Bock from VCB Consulting will lead the library’s Tech Club in exploring options for finding reliable sources of medical information online. Join the group on Tuesday, March 12 at 10 a.m.

Book Discussion Groups

Food for Thought Book Club’s title for Thursday, March 14 is J.D. Salinger’s Catcher in the Rye. Come join us at 6 p.m. for a discussion of this classic novel that book critic Adam Gopnik describes as one of the “three perfect books” in American literature. Bookkeepers Book Group meets Friday, March 15 at 10 a.m. to discuss A Prayer for Owen Meany, a modern classic written by best-selling novelist John Irving. Both groups are open to all adult readers and no registration is necessary.

Magazines

The library has added several new magazines, including American Patchwork & Quilting, National Geographic, and Tennis. Current issues can be read in the library while all others can be checked out for two weeks. These new titles join over 100 other magazines available at the library. In addition, Forsyth library users can check out digital magazines using our RBdigital magazine list, then read them on their computer, tablet or smartphone. Check the “Materials Search” section of the library’s webpage (forsythlibrary.com) for access.

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