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Lewisville Branch Library events for March

All programs are free and open to the public. Call 336-703-2940 for more information. For more information or to sign up for programs, email Mia Jordan at jordanmc@forsyth.cc .

Children’s programs

Storytime (Virtual)

• Thursdays from 10-10:30 a.m.

Join in for stories, rhymes, songs and activities designed to improve early literacy. Recommended for children ages 2-5 years and their caregivers, but all ages are welcome.

Family Book Trivia Game (Virtual)

• Tuesday, March 9, 4 p.m.

Families work together to guess the answers to trivia questions about children’s literature. There are three rounds and after the final round the team name of the family who got the most correct answers overall will be announced. The prize is the joy of winning. The Family Book Trivia Game will be held on the second Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m.

Nature Notebooks

Lewisville Branch Library, 6490 Shallowford Road, Lewisville

• March 1-Aug. 31

Pick up your Nature Notebook at the Lewisville Branch Library starting on March 1 (while supplies last). Participants ages 5-11 will find plants and animals in in the wild and draw them. When they have drawn a plant or animal in each category required, participants will bring their notebooks to the Lewisville Branch Library for a prize. Participants will have until Aug. 31 to complete their notebooks. Presented by Stormwater Smart of The Piedmont Triad Regional Council.

Discover Life in our Waterways with ecoEXPLORE (Virtual)

• Monday, March 22, 4 p.m.

EcoEXPLORE is a citizen science program run by the N.C. Arboretum that encourages kids and families to explore nature and support scientific research with their observations. This program is geared to children ages 5-13. Children can photograph wildlife and submit their findings on the ecoEXPLORE website to earn prizes and badges. In attending this program, you will learn more about ecoEXPLORE and how you can check out ecoEXPLORE Discovery Packs from the Central Library. You will also learn about how to find macroinvertebrates and other forms of water life at the Gateway Nature Preserve. Cosponsored by Forsyth County Public Library and the Gateway Nature Preserve.

Teen programs

Teen Advisory Board Meeting (Virtual)

• Monday, March 1, 5-6 p.m.

Lewisville Branch Library’s Teen Advisory Board is made up of Lewisville Branch Library’s teen volunteers aged 12-18. Discussed are ways to improve the Lewisville Branch Library’s service to teens. The Teen Advisory Board helps to plan programs, create displays, and suggests resources that the library should purchase.

Mad Hatter’s Book Club for Teens (Virtual)

• Monday, March 15, 5-6 p.m.

Topic: Mythology

Participants aged 12-18 all read or research whatever they want related to the month’s chosen topic. They could read fiction or nonfiction books, watch movies, read news articles, etc. Topics are then discussed what everyone found out. The monthly topic is chosen by participants at the meeting the month before.

Careers in Conservation (Virtual)

• Wednesday, March 24, 6 p.m.

Explore career options in a truly wide variety of interesting fields and work environments. Make an informed choice if you want to work managing our natural resources, protecting our environment, and increasing sustainability. Cameron Younts, a representative from N.C. State University’s College of Natural Resources, and Jerry Dorsett, soil and water conservationist with the Forsyth Soil and Water Conservation District, will be presenting via Zoom. Recommended for ages 12 and up. For more information or to register, email Esmirna Esparza at esparze2@forsyth.cc.

Stress Management for Teens (Virtual)

• Wednesday, March 31, 5-6 p.m.

There are so many things that are causing us stress nowadays. Learn about what stress is, the causes of stress and effective strategies to manage stress and promote lifelong healthy living from Shae N. King, Extension agent, family and consumer sciences. Recommended for ages 12-18.
Presented by the North Carolina A&T State University’s N.C. Cooperative Extension: Forsyth County Center.

Adult programs

Tuesdays at Two Book Club (Virtual)

• Tuesday, March 2 at 2 p.m.

The Tuesday at Two book club meets the first Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m.

Call 336-703-2940 for more information.

Show Us Your Smile

• Wednesday, March 3 and 17, from 3-4 p.m.

Stop by the Lewisville Branch between 3-4 p.m. on March 3 or 17, and show us your smile. Your picture will be taken and a button will be created you can wear in the library or anywhere else you go. It’s a way of making the community look a little friendlier while wearing masks. Anyone can participate and the library would love to show you the button-making process.

Yoga for Beginners (Virtual)

• Friday, March 5 and 26 at 9 a.m.

Join in from home for a free session of yoga to help uplift your mind and body during this stressful time. The class is facilitated by a local yoga instructor, Tracy O’Neill of YogaCentrix. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lewisville Library.

Witchy Washi Tape Crafters (Virtual)

• Tuesday, March 16 at 10 a.m.

Join in to learn how to make fun crafts with washi tape. Some supplies will be provided. Supplies limited. Contact the library at 336-703-2940 to register and reserve your packet of supplies. The craft will be washi bunny silhouettes

Friends of the Lewisville Library Book Club (Virtual)

• Tuesday, March 23 at 2 p.m.

The Friends of the Lewisville Library invite adults to participate in interesting discussions of timely titles. Call 336-703-2940 for more information.

Your Rain Garden and You: Protecting creek habitats for your own backyard (Virtual)

• Wednesday, March 24 at 11 a.m.

Danica Heflin, the environmental programs coordinator from Stormwater SMART, a division of the Piedmont Triad Regional Council, will give a 50-minute presentation via Zoom on the effects of water runoff for natural habitats. In this presentation, participants will learn how we all are part of an environment — family, neighborhood, larger community and watershed. Informational materials may be picked up at the Lewisville Branch Library in advance. To register, email Susan deGuzman at deguzmse@forsyth.cc.