Lewisville Library events, Week of Nov. 10

Published 12:00 am Thursday, November 10, 2022

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Forsyth County Public Library Closings:

• Friday, Nov. 11, for Veterans Day

• Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24 and 25 for Thanksgiving

On the Same Page Community Read

“The Personal Librarian” by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray
Thursday, Sept. 22 through Saturday, Nov. 19

On the Same Page is Forsyth County Public Library’s annual community read. Each year, the library has selected a title to be read by customers and staff all over the county. The library hosts programs and discussions around the title for all ages across the 10 library locations and throughout Forsyth County with the help of partners and friends in the community.

All ages programs

Family Films on Friday
• Friday, Nov.18 at 3:30 p.m.
• Lewisville Branch Auditorium
Join in for the monthly family film. Call the library at 336-703-2940 for the movie title. Snacks are welcome.

Child programs

Dino Seek & Find
• Nov. 1-12
• Children’s Room

RAWR! Celebrate dinosaurs this November with Dinovember Seek and Find! Stop by the children’s room between Nov. 1-12 to see if you can find all the hidden dinosaurs in the library then stop by the front desk for a Jurassic prize. It’s going to be dino-mite!

Family Storytime
• Tuesdays at 10 a.m.

Join in for stories, fingerplays, songs and activities designed for small children. Recommended for children ages 18 months-5 years old and their caregivers, but all ages are welcome. Family Storytime will meet on Tuesdays at 10 a.m.

Eastern Woodland Native American Shell Gorgets
• Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 3:30 p.m.
• Lewisville Branch Auditorium

Children will learn the importance of shell gorgets to the Eastern Woodland Native Americans. Shell gorgets are a type of art form of polished carved shell pendants worn around the neck. They are believed to have been insignia of status or rank (either civic, military or religious) or amulets of protective medicine. Craft included. Recommended for grades K-8. Native Americans from the North Carolina area are considered Eastern Woodland. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lewisville Library.

Adult programs

Yoga for Beginners (in-person and virtual)
• Thursday, Nov. 17, at noon
• Lewisville Branch Auditorium (Nov. 17)

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 a local yoga instructor Tracy O’Neill of YogaCentrix. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lewisville Library. Call 336-703-2940 for more information.

Give Thanks, Give Blood
• Thursday, Nov. 10, from 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
• Lewisville Branch Auditorium

Give Hope, Give Life, Give Blood. Help someone in your community this holiday by donating blood. The American Red Cross will be on-site with their bloodmobile in the Lewisville Branch Library’s parking lot. Appointments are preferred but walk-ins are welcome. Free COVID-19 antibody testing is available. Please call 336-703-2940 for more information.

Lewisville Historical Society Presents …
• Monday, Nov. 14, at 6 p.m.
• Mary Alice Warren Community Center
7632 Warren Park Dr., Lewisville

In partnership with the Lewisville Branch, the Lewisville Historical Society will present bimonthly to the community on topics ranging from local history to information about historical sites to antiquities. Participants do not need to be members of the society to attend. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact the library at 336-703-2940 or the Lewisville Historical Society at 336-766-5842. Go to the Lewisville Historical Society’s website at http://lewisvillehistory.org/.

Witchy Washi and What Not Crafts
• Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 10 a.m.
• Lewisville Branch Storytime Room

Join in to learn how to make fun crafts with washi tape and other supplies. 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. November craft: Cards.

Color & Coffee
• Friday, Nov. 18, at 10 a.m.
• Lewisville Branch Multipurpose Room

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.

Acrylic Pouring Art Class
• Friday, Nov. 18, at 10 a.m.
• Lewisville Branch Auditorium

Paint at the Lewisville Branch using the technique of acrylic pouring. Local artist and instructor Amy Guerrini returns to demonstrate this unique technique and help participants create their own work of art. Paint supplies will be provided. Registration is required as class size and supplies are limited to 12 participants. To register, email Sue at deguzmse@forsyth.cc or call the library at 336-407-2940.

Friends Book Club (in-person and virtual)
• Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 6:30 p.m.
• Lewisville Branch Multipurpose Room

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. This month’s title: “The Wailing Wind” by Tony Hillerman. Call 336-703-2940 for more information.