Upcoming events at the Lewisville Branch Library

Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 31, 2023

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All ages programs

Family Films 

  • **New date/time** Wednesday, Sept. 6 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Lewisville Branch Auditorium

Join in for the monthly family film with a focus on books-to-film. Call the library at 336-703-2940 for the movie title. Snacks are welcome. Companion Book: “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret” by Judy Blume

Child programs

Toddler storytime

  • This event will be on hold for September

Preschool storytime

  • This event will be on hold for September

Take & make kits for kids 

  • Sept. 4-9

While supplies last, kids can pick up a to-go craft kit to make a fun craft.  

Teen programs

Take & make craft kits for teens 

  • Sept. 11-16

While supplies last, teens can pick up a to-go craft kit to make a fun craft.  

Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group 

  • Sept. 11 and 25  at 3 p.m.
  • Lewisville Branch Auditorium

Ever wanted to learn to play Dungeons & Dragons? Are you an experienced player who would like a place to meet up and have adventures? Join the Lewisville Branch Dungeons & Dragons meetup group. The group will have an experienced Game Master to teach those who want to learn. Character sheets and dice will be provided. All meetups are from 3-5 p.m. in the Lewisville Branch auditorium. This program is recommended for teens, but all are welcome. For more information, email Emily at emersoem@forsyth.cc.

Adult programs

Belly Dancing for Beginners

  • Friday at 11 a.m.
  • Lewisville Branch Auditorium

Get your shimmy on. Learn the basic moves of this beautiful dance form as the class brings people of all ages together to promote health, happiness and community. Suitable for all shapes, sizes and fitness levels. Wear comfy clothes and shoes. This is a free monthly class. Contact the library at 336-703-2940 for more information. Recommended for ages 18 and up but all ages are welcome.

Tuesday at Two Book Club 

  • Sept. 5 at 2 p.m.
  • Lewisville Branch Multipurpose Room

This month’s title: “The Darkness” by Ragnar Jonasson. The Tuesday at Two book club meets the first Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m.  Call 336-703-2940 for more information.

Hook & Loop Group 

  • Sept. 6 at 11 a.m. 
  • Lewisville Branch Auditorium

Come and join yarn crafters who like to knit, crochet, embroider and such. Guests can bring their own project to work on or use some simple supplies and patterns we will have 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. Call 336-703-2940 for more information or email Sue at deguzmse@forsyth.cc.

Yoga for Beginners 

  • Sept. 7 and 21 at noon
  • Lewisville Branch Auditorium

Join in at the Lewisville Branch auditorium or from home for two free yoga sessions to help uplift the 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.

Getting started with fishing 

  • Sept. 8 at 10 a.m. 
  • Lewisville Branch Auditorium

Do you want to learn how to fish or brush up on fundamentals? Join in at the Lewisville Branch as Trevor Lemon of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will be the presenter. This program is intended to provide first time and novice anglers with a basic and working knowledge of fishing equipment and techniques. Information about different types of fishing rods, reels, bait and lures will also be discussed, as well as how to set up a rod, make hook selections, tie a knot and bait a hook. In addition, Lemon will also teach attendees how to find fishing access areas. Registration is encouraged. To register, email Sue at deguzmse@forsyth.cc or call the Lewisville Branch at 36-703-2940.

Color & Coffee   

  • Sept. 8 and 22 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: Container gardening 

  • Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 2 p.m.
  • Lewisville Branch Auditorium

Don’t let the lack of garden space deter you from growing plants indoors or out in containers. Come learn the advantages of container gardening from Betty Ann Faulkner, a long-time gardener and the owner of SereneScapes Gardens. Containers offer landscaping without as much of the hard work. Whatever one’s motivation for growing plants, container gardening takes you beyond time and space constraints and lets you enjoy the creative process all year long. 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 

  • Sept. 20 at 10 a.m.
  • Lewisville Branch Auditorium

Join in to learn how to make fun crafts with washi tape and/or other supplies. This month, the class will be making fairy teacups. Participants will need to bring their own teacup. Remaining supplies will be provided. Space and supplies limited to first 12 registrants so be sure to call to reserve a spot. To register, call the branch at 336-703-2940. Sept. craft: TBD

Welcome to Medicare” 

  • Sept. 25 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Lewisville Branch Auditorium

Want to know more about Medicare and optional Medicare plans? Join in at the Lewisville Branch as The Shepherd’s Center of Greater Winston-Salem will offer an in-person workshop for individuals turning 65 (as well as those who already have Medicare) to learn about the different insurance options available, including “Original Medicare,” Medicare prescription drug programs, Medicare supplements and Medicare Advantage plans.

The session is designed to explain and clarify the Medicare sign-up process and educate attendees on how to make smart choices. The Shepherd’s Center is the Forsyth County coordinating site for the Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) which is a division of the NC Department of Insurance. Trained SHIIP counselors will present the session and be available to answer general questions. Registration is required. To reserve a seat, email The Shepherd’s Center at info@shepherdscenter.org or call 336-748-0217.

Friends Book Club 

  • Sept. 26 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Lewisville Branch Multi-Purpose 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: “Maybe You Should Talk to Someone” by Lori Gottlieb. Call 336-703-2940 for more information or to reserve a copy.