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This Week in Summer Reading: June 17-22

Published by Forsyth County Public Library / June 20, 2019

There are many programs for you to experience a "Universe of Stories" at any FCPL branch. Here are all of the programs at every location this week. Contact your branch for more information about specific programs.


Animal Stars with the NC Zoo

Published by Forsyth County Public Library / June 20, 2019

Ever wonder why the constellations are named after different animals? What stories can the stars tell about their namesakes? Learn about animals and the constellations named after them through stories, artifacts, and a few live animals presented by the NC Zoo. All ages are welcome.


Understanding Dementia

Published by Wright Adams / June 19, 2019

Wake Forest Baptist Health's Memory Counseling Program will be offering a series of workshops on Understanding Dementia at several Forsyth County Public Libraries in 2019: June 25, July 16, August 13, September 3, October 15, and November 5. All of the programs will start at 6 p.m.


Apollo Science: Travel without GPS or Cruise Control Lecture Series

Published by Raegen Luntz / June 13, 2019

Fifty years ago, mankind did the impossible. They traveled a quarter-million miles to the moon without GPS. This 4-part lecture series at the Lewisville Branch Library will share how NASA engineered the Apollo missions without calculators and flew without cruise control. Dr. Robert Meier, a former researcher for NASA's Ames Research Center, will share the science used to get man to the moon and the technology we use every day that came about from those missions.


Wet Paint! Limited Access to Materials at the Southside Branch

Published by Mary Giunca & Margaret Adam / June 12, 2019

The Southside Branch remains open while painting continues from Monday, June 3rd through Friday the 14th. During this time, the public will have limited access to certain parts of the collection. Please check with staff first if you need specific materials during this painting project. Call 336-703-2980.


Star Boy - A Blackfoot Legend Presented by the Wake Forest Museum of Anthropology

Published by Forsyth County Public Library / June 10, 2019

Discover why the sun, moon and stars are so important to American Indians. Using objects from the museum's collection, children will learn about the Blackfoot tribe and other Plains groups. They will also decorate their own tipis using a variety of materials. This program is for children ages 5-11 and registration is required. Please call the library of the event you wish to attend to register.

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