Lewisville Library events for the week of Jan. 12

Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 12, 2023

All programs are free and open to the public.

Please call 336-703-2940 for more information.

Forsyth County Public Library closings

• Monday, Jan. 16, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

All ages programs

Give-a-Kid-a-Coat Drive
• Jan. 3 – Feb. 7
You may drop off a coat from Jan. 3 through Feb. 7 at the Lewisville Branch Library and it will be taken to A Cleaner World. A Cleaner World will make minor repairs, clean the coats and then send them to The Salvation Army for distribution to those in need.

Get Ready to Yeti
• Saturday, Jan. 14, starting at 11 a.m.
• Lewisville Branch Auditorium
Family film marathon focusing on Yetis. All ages are welcome. Family friendly. Call the branch at 336-703-2940 for movie details.

Family Films on Friday
• Friday, Jan. 27, at 4 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

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.

Winter Photo Booth
• Jan. 1-31
During the month of January, stop by the Lewisville Branch and get silly with the winter photo booth. Wintery props will be available to make your photos unique.

Adult programs

Yoga for Beginners (in-person and virtual)
• Thursday, Jan. 19, 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 a 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
• Friday, Jan. 13 and 27, at 10 a.m.
• Lewisville Branch Auditorium
A morning to relax, color, be with others and enjoy a cup of coffee on the house. Coloring sheets, colored pencils and coffee will be available for participants. Call the branch at 336-703-2940 for more information.

Gardening Series: Secrets of Succulents
• Tuesday, Jan. 17, at 2 p.m.
• Lewisville Branch Auditorium
Succulents are popping up in stores everywhere and promise a delightful experience as a container plant. What’s their appeal? Join this class to learn from Betty Ann Faulkner, a long-time gardener and the owner of SereneScapes Gardens, who will teach about the secrets of successful growth, what blooms and many other interesting facts. Beware, you may be bitten by the succulent bug! Registration is encouraged. To register or for more information, email Sue at deguzmse@forsyth.cc or call the Lewisville Branch at 336-703-2940.

The series also includes:
• Saturday, Feb. 11 — Gardening for Newbies
• Tuesday, March 14 — Right Plant, Right Place
• Tuesday, April 11 — Fresh Food in Your Backyard
(Break for tending to the garden)
• Tuesday, Sept. 12 — Container Gardening
• Tuesday, Oct. 10 — Perennials & Herbs
• Tuesday, Nov. 14 — Creating Your Own SereneSpace

Witchy Washi & What Not Crafts
• Wednesday, Jan. 18, at 10 a.m.
• Lewisville Branch Auditorium
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.

Friends Book Club (in-person and virtual)
• Tuesday, Jan. 24, 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 is “Starry Messenger: Cosmic Perspectives on Civilization” by Neil deGrasse Tyson. Call 336-703-2940 for more information or to reserve a copy.