Lewisville Branch Library Events for June 2021

Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 27, 2021

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

Summer Reading:

June 4 – Aug. 13

Childen’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 and their caregivers, but all ages are welcome.

Pet Costume Contest
June 1- 17
Email a photo of your pet in costume to jordanmc@forsth.cc by June 17. Pictures will be posted on Lewisville Branch Library’s website and you may vote for your favorite creation via an online form from June 18-27. A winning photo will be announced on June 28. The winner will get a prize provided by the Friends of the Lewisville Branch Library.

NC Zoo: Magnifi-senses – Virtual
Monday, June 7, at 10 a.m.
Some owls love to eat skunks! OK, so maybe their sense of smell is not great, but luckily they have other excellent senses that help them survive. Explore many more sense-sational adaptations and how the zoo uses this information to aid in our animals’ welfare. Open to all ages. Magnifi-senses link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82516557937
Meeting ID: 825 1655 7937

NC Zoo: Things with Wings – Virtual
Monday, June 14, at 3 p.m.
Did you know the fastest animal in the world is a bird and the most important animals in the world are bees? Fly in and discover more about these winged wonders and how to “bee” more pollinator friendly. Open to all ages. Things with Wings link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82495872661, Meeting ID: 824 9587 2661

NC Zoo: Reptacular Adventures — Virtual
Monday, June 21, at 10 a.m.
Slither on in and learn some “cool” facts about these cold-blooded creatures! Learn how each group of reptile is unique in their own way and why and how to better appreciate these misss-understood animals. Open to all ages. Reptacular Adventures link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81762475155, Meeting ID: 817 6247 5155

NC Zoo: Animal Architects — Virtual
Monday, June 28, at 3 p.m.
Discover some of the creative ways animals build their homes, nests, or community housing. Learn how we can help protect habitats so these crafty critters can continue to be amazing architects! Open to all ages. For more information, email Mia Jordan (jordanmc@forsyth.cc).
Animal Architects Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87370299205
Meeting ID: 873 7029 9205

Teen programs

Teen Advisory Board Meeting (Virtual)
Monday, June 7, from 5-6 p.m.
Lewisville Branch Library’s Teen Advisory Board is made up of Lewisville Branch Library’s teen volunteers (Ages 12-18). The board meets to discuss 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. Email Mia Jordan for more information on volunteering at the Lewisville Branch Library.

Get Involved with the Forsyth Humane Society (Virtual)
Monday, June 14, from 5-5:30 pm
Learn about the work that the Forsyth Humane Society does and how you can volunteer to help in this live virtual program for teens. Recommended for ages 12 and up. Email Mia Jordan (jordanmc@forsyth.cc) to sign up or register in advance for this meeting:


Adult programs

Tuesdays at Two Book Club (Virtual)
Tuesday, June 1, at 2 p.m.
The Tuesday at Two book club meets the first Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. June title: “A Bookshop in Berlin” by Francoise Frenkel. Call 336-703-2940 for more information.

Yoga for Beginners (In-person outdoors & Virtual)

Friday, June 4 and 18, at 9 a.m. Join in outside at the library or from home for two free yoga sessions 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. In the event of rain, class will be virtual only. Call 336-703-2940 for more information.

How to Adopt or Foster a Dog or Cat: ABCs from the Forsyth Humane Society (Virtual)

Wednesday, June 9, at 3 p.m.
Are you thinking of adopting a dog or cat, or perhaps fostering one? The Forsyth Humane Society will explain how to select animals that best fit with your family, as well as how to care for a dog or cat in the first year of its life and beyond, including costs, veterinary services, vaccines, housing, exercise, socialization and more. Our presenter, Rex Welton, brings more than 21 years of experience with the Forsyth Humane Society to this presentation. This is open to adults and their families. Email Sue deGuzman at deguzmse@forsyth.cc to sign up.

Witchy Washi Tape Crafters (Virtual)
Tuesday, June 15, 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. Craft: custom clothes hangers and pins

Friends of the Lewisville Library Book Club (Virtual)
Tuesday, June 22, at 2 p.m.
The Friends of the Lewisville Library invite adults to participate in interesting discussions of timely titles.
“The Library of Lost and Found” by Phaedra Patrick. Call 336-703-2940 for more information.