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Lewisville Branch Library events for September

All programs are free and open to the public. Please call 336-703-2940 for more information or to sign up.

All ages program

Read a “Banned” Book: From Sept. 1 to Oct. 1, you will be entered into a prize drawing for every frequently challenged book (from the American Library Association’s lists) that you read during this period. Stop by the Lewisville Branch Library or the Friends of the Lewisville Library Facebook Page to submit your entries. A winner will be drawn on Oct. 2. This Program is in honor of Banned Books Week (Sept. 26-Oct. 2). Sponsored by the Friends of the Lewisville Library. All ages.

Frequently challenged children’s books:

http://www.ala.org/advocacy/bbooks/frequentlychallengedbooks/childrensbooks

Frequently challenged teen books:

http://www.ala.org/advocacy/bbooks/frequentlychallengedbooks/YAbooks

Top 100 most challenged books of the last decade:

http://www.ala.org/advocacy/bbooks/frequentlychallengedbooks/decade2019

Children’s programs

Hispanic Heritage Month Program: All About Alebrijes (virtual): Tuesday, Sept. 21, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Recommended for families, but all ages welcome. Learn all about alebrijes with Tina H. Smith from Wake Forest University’s Lam Museum of Anthropology in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Participants will learn where, why, and how alebrijes are created. Participants will then create their own paper-craft alebrijes. A limited number of craft supply packets are available for pickup at the Lewisville Branch Library ahead of the program, but are not required to attend. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lewisville Library. To register, email Sue at deguzmse@forsyth.cc. or register in advance for this meeting: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwpf-6urT0qE9WVgTwFpFLvKm3lrtpdFJ4j

Teen programs

Getting Ready for the SAT/ACT (virtual): Monday, Sept. 27, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Learn what you need to know about taking the ACT/SAT. Presented by Jenny Peacock from CollegeWise.

All programs are free and open to the public. Everyone is welcome. Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMlf-6pqDssGNxmoZCVbsq_EJ5WMMRvuHz5

Adult programs

Color & Coffee (in-person): Friday, Sept. 10 and 24, 10 a.m. Color & Coffee meets the second and fourth Friday of each month at 10 a.m. at Lewisville Branch Library. A morning to relax, color, be with others, and enjoy a cup of coffee on the house. Call 336-703-2940 for more information.

Soil Health (in-person outdoors): Saturday, Sept. 18, 11 a.m. at Shallowford Square Park Pavilion. Healthy soil is the secret to successful gardens and lawns. How can a home or community gardener tell if their soil is healthy? Cameron Waters and Celine Richard of the N.C. Cooperative Extension Forsyth County Center will teach participants the benefits of soil testing and the steps to building healthy soil. To sign up or get more information, contact Sue at deguzmse@forsyth.cc or call 336-703-2940.

Yoga for Beginners (in-person outdoors and virtual): Friday, Sept. 17, 9 a.m. Join in outside at the Joanie Moser Memorial Park covered shelter 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.

Witchy Washi Tape Crafters (virtual): Tuesday, Sept. 21, 10 a.m.

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

Friends of the Lewisville Library Book Club (virtual): Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2 p.m. The Friends of the Lewisville Library invite adults to participate in interesting discussions of timely titles. September title: “The Alice Network” by Kate Quinn.