Upcoming events at the Lewisville Library

Published 12:00 am Thursday, March 10, 2022

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All ages programs

Family Films on Friday (in-person)

• Friday, March 25, at 4 p.m.

• Lewisville Branch

Join in for a monthly family film. Call the library at 336-703-2940 for the movie title. Snacks are welcome.

Children’s programs

Red Cross: Tornado Preparedness Pillow Project (in-person indoors)

• Thursday, March 10, from 4:30-5:30 p.m.

• For grades 3-5

Red Cross volunteers will teach participants and their families how to be prepared and take action in the case of a tornado or other disaster. Participants will each receive a large pillowcase to color and take home to use to store items as they build their very own disaster preparedness kit.

Email Raegen Luntz (luntzra@forsyth.cc) or call 336-703-2940 to register.

Shamrock Search & Find (in-person indoors)

• March 14-17

Search the Children’s Area for the hidden images. Find them all and get a prize. All ages. Prizes provided by Friends of the Lewisville Library.

Nature Notebooks

• March 19- May 31

Recommended for ages 5-11

Pick up your Nature Notebook at the Lewisville Branch Library starting on March 19 (while supplies last). Participants will find plants that are native to N.C. in the wild and draw them. When they have drawn a plant in each category required, participants will bring their notebooks to the Lewisville Branch for a prize. Participants will have until May 31 to complete their notebooks. Each Nature Notebook comes with a packet of native wildflower seeds. Presented by Stormwater Smart of The Piedmont Triad Regional Council. Email Raegen Luntz (luntzra@forsyth.cc) for more information.

Teen programs

Teen Advisory Board Meeting (virtual)

• Monday, March 7 at 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 (jordanmc@forsyth.cc) for more information.

Adult programs

Forsyth Creek Week T-shirt Drawing

• March 21-26

• Lewisville Branch and all Forsyth County Public Library locations

Drop by any Forsyth County Public Library location from March 21-26 and check out a book or movie relating to water or aquatic life to be entered into a drawing for a Forsyth Creek Week T-shirt. Each location will have a winner. The winning names will be drawn on Monday, March 28. T-shirts come in adult sizes, subject to availability (small to XXL).

Tuesdays at Two Book Club (virtual)

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

Next meeting will be Tuesday, April 5

Hook & Loop Group (in-person and virtual)

The Hook & Loop Group meets the first Wednesday of each month at 11 a.m.

Come and join yarn crafters who like to knit, crochet, embroider and such. Bring your own project to work on or use some simple supplies and patterns that will be on hand. All skill levels are welcome. The group shares each other’s company and maybe a tip or two about a project. No formal instruction. Limited to 14. Registration recommended. Call 336-703-2940 for more information or email Sue at deguzmse@forsyth.cc.

Yoga for Beginners (in-person and virtual)

• Thursday, March 17, at noon

• Lewisville Branch auditorium

Join in at the Lewisville Branch auditorium or from home for two free yoga sessions to help uplift your mind and body during this stressful time. The class is facilitated by local yoga instructor Tracy O’Neill of YogaCentrix. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lewisville Library. Call 336-703-2940 for more information.

Color & Coffee (in-person)

• Friday, March 11 and 25, at 10 a.m.

A morning to relax, color, be with others and enjoy a cup of coffee on the house. Coloring sheets related to water and water life will be available in honor of Forsyth Creek Week. Call the branch at 336-703-2940 for more information.

Witchy Washi Tape Craft (in-person)

• Tuesday, March 15, at 10 a.m.

Join in to learn how to make fun crafts with washi tape. Some supplies will be provided. Space and supplies limited to first 12 registrants so be sure to call to reserve your spot. To register, call the branch at 336-703-2940. March craft: Origami Frogs and Turtles (in honor of Forsyth Creek Week).

The Yadkin Riverkeeper — The Past, Present and Future of the Yadkin (in-person)

• Monday, March 21, at 6 p.m.

• Mary Alice Warren Community Center, 7632 Warren Park Dr., Lewisville

Let’s celebrate Forsyth Creek Week. Come hear what the folks at the Yadkin Riverkeeper organization (YRK) are doing to protect and enhance the river, including not only how we can help keep it clean, but also how we can access and enjoy the river. The Yadkin-Pee Dee River Basin is a precious resource in our county and state with a long history of human activity. Edgar Miller, executive director and current Riverkeeper, will share how YRK aims to educate, advocate for, and take action to keep the water clean. Don’t you want to know how you can enjoy and protect this historic water supply? Then come join in this local educational experience. Registration is recommended. Contact the Lewisville Branch at 336-703-2940, to register.

Friends of the Lewisville Library Book Club (virtual)

• Tuesday, March 22, at 6:30 p.m.

The Friends of the Lewisville Library invite all adults to participate in interesting discussions of timely titles. You do not need to be a member of the Friends to participate.

March title: “Have You Seen Luis Velez,” by Catherine Ryan Hyde.

Call 336-703-2940 for more information.

Time for a Great Getaway Series — ‘The ABCs of Travel (Today)’ (in-person)

• Wednesday, March 23, at 11 a.m.

Are you ready to travel or just thinking about it? Join in at the Lewisville Branch as local travel agent Gale Adouli shares her expertise in the first of this four-part series. On March 23, participants will learn about travel basics and how to make a travel plan, what to know with regard to COVID restrictions, rules and refunds, how to get a passport, and more. Other series titles include “Group versus Solo Travel” on June 22, “Travel — Especially for Seniors” on Sept. 13, and “Summer Travel Plans Now” on Jan. 11, 2023. Registration is highly encouraged due to limited seating. To register, email Sue deGuzman at deguzmse@forsyth.cc or call the branch at 336-703-2940. Participants can register for one or more sessions.