Lewisville Library events for the week of Feb. 9

Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 9, 2023

All ages programs

Give-a-Kid-a-Coat Drive
• Through Feb. 10
You may drop off a coat from Jan. 6 through Feb. 10 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.

Family Films on Friday
• Friday, Feb. 24, 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.

Teen programs

Lewisville-Clemmons Teen Advisory Board Meeting
• Tuesday, Feb. 14, at 5 p.m.
• Clemmons Branch
The Lewisville-Clemmons Branch Teen Advisory Board is made up of teen volunteers from the Lewisville and Clemmons area. The board meets once a month, alternating between the Lewisville and Clemmons branches and the board meets on the second Tuesday (during the school year) each month to discuss ways to improve both branches. The Teen Advisory Board helps to plan programs, create displays and suggests resources that the library should purchase. Call 336-703-2940 or 336-703-2930 for more information on volunteering at either library branch.

Adult programs

Introduction to Candle-Making
• Monday, Feb. 13, at 5 p.m.
• Lewisville Branch Library
Do you love the smell of a freshly-burning candle? Have you ever wanted to learn to make your own candles? If so, join in on Monday, Feb. 13, at 5 p.m. as instructor Madison Howell teaches participants how to make their own beautiful soy candles. Space is extremely limited, so registration is required. Ages 13-18. To register, call 336-703-2940 or contact Emily at emersoem@forsyth.cc.

Blind Date with a Book
• Feb. 1-28
• Lewisville Branch Library
Finally, a blind date that isn’t awkward or stressful! Through the month of February, check out one of our “Blind Date” books. The books are wrapped up and have descriptions on them, but that’s all you get to know. Be surprised by your next great read!

Yoga for Beginners (in-person and virtual)
• Thursday, Feb. 16, 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
• Friday, Feb. 10 and 24, 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: Gardening for Newbies
• Saturday, Feb. 11, at 11 a.m.
• Lewisville Branch Auditorium

Have you wanted to start your own garden but weren’t sure where to begin? Join in for this interactive class designed for those with little or no knowledge of gardening. The class will cover the basics and much more. Registration is encouraged. To register or for more information, email Sue at deguzmse@forsyth.cc or call the Lewisville Branch at 336-703-2940.

Witchy Washi & What Not Crafts
• Wednesday, Feb. 15, 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. February craft: Washi Tape Quilts in celebration of Black History Month.

Friends Book Club (in-person and virtual)
• Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 6:30 p.m.
• Lewisville Branch Auditorium
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: “Carolina Built” by Kianna Alexander (title selected in celebration of Black History Month). Call 336-703-2940 for more information or to reserve a copy.