Upcoming events at Lewisville Library

Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 4, 2024

Child Programs:

Toddler Storytime   

  • Mondays at 10 a.m.
  • Lewisville Branch Auditorium

Ages 2 and under and their caregivers, but all ages are welcome. Join in for stories, fingerplays, songs and activities designed for small children. For more information, call 336-703-2940.

Preschool Storytime:

  • Tuesdays at 10 a.m.
  • Lewisville Branch Auditorium

Ages 3-5 and their caregivers, but all ages are welcome. Join in for stories, fingerplays, songs, and activities designed for small children. For more information, call 336-703-2940.

Take and Make Crafts for Kids   

  • First week of the month
  • Jan. 2-6

Kids can pick up kits to make their own unique craft. While supplies last.

Preschool Craft Time   

  • Third Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
  • Jan. 16
  • Lewisville Branch Storytime Room.

Ages 3-5 and their caregivers, but all ages are welcome. Create a simple craft.

STEAM for Teens and Tweens  

  • Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 4:30 p.m.

Ages 11-17. Explore science, technology, engineering, art and math in STEAM programs. Registration is required. For more information or to register, call 336-703-2940.

Builders’ Club  

  • Third Wednesdays at 3 p.m.
  • Jan. 17, 2024

Ages 6-12. Bring your creative-building skills and come play. Many building supplies, including LEGOs, K’Nex and more will be available. Space is limited, so registration is required. To register, call 336-703-2940.

Search and Find  

  • Jan. 16-20
  • Lewisville Branch Children’s Room

January: Candy canes

Can you find all the hidden objects in the Children’s Room at the Lewisville Branch Library? Pick up an entry form and start looking. If you find all the objects, you win a prize. One entry per person. While supplies last.

 

Teen Programs:

Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group   

  • Most Mondays from 3-5 p.m.
  • Jan. 8 and 22, 2024
  • Lewisville Branch Multipurpose Room

Ages 13-17 recommended, but all are welcome. Have you 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. An experienced Game Master will be on hand to teach those who want to learn, and character sheets and dice will be provided.

STEAM for Teens and Tweens   

  • Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30 p.m.
  • Jan. 10
  • Lewisville Branch Auditorium

Ages 9-18. Explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math in STEAM programs. Registration is required. Email Emily Emerson (emersoem@forsyth.cc) or call 336-703-2940 for more information or to register.

 

Adult Programs: 

Belly Dancing for Beginners 

  • First Fridays at 11 a.m.
  • Jan. 5

Get your shimmy on. Learn the basic moves of this beautiful dance form as we bring 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. Recommended for ages 18 and up but all ages are welcome. Call 336-703-2940 for more information.

Yoga for Beginners  

  • First and third Thursdays at noon
  • Jan. 4 and 18

Help uplift your mind and body with yoga classes facilitated by local yoga instructor Tracy O’Neill of YogaCentrix. The class is facilitated by local yoga instructor Tracy O’Neill of YogaCentrix. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lewisville Library. Signed waiver required. Call 336-703-2940 for more information.

Color and Coffee  

  • Second and fourth Fridays from 10-11:30 a.m.
  • Jan. 12 and 26

Color and Coffee is 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 336-703-2940 for more information.

Witchy Washi and Whatnot Crafts  

  • Third Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
  • Jan. 17

January craft: pocket envelopes

The monthly Witchy Washy and Whatnot Craft group is a great place to meet other crafters and learn to make all sorts of fun projects, many of which include the use of washi tape. December’s project is cranberry napkin rings. Space and supplies are limited to first 12 registrants, so call 336-703-2940 to reserve your spot.

Forsyth County 4-H – Adult Volunteer Information Session

  • Saturday, Jan. 6 at 11 a.m. and Tuesday, Jan. 30 at 1 p.m.

The Forsyth County 4-H Program is a national youth development program that needs adult volunteers to make it the best it can be.4-H adult volunteers take on many different roles, from leading monthly club meetings to judging annual contests and more. Want to find out where you might fit in? Come to one of these information sessions to find out more information and start your journey volunteering with Forsyth County 4-H. Registration requested. To register, contact Sue at deguzme@forsyth.cc or call the branch at 336-703-2940.

Aging Well: Living Healthy with Diabetes Series — Information Session

  • Monday, Jan. 8, from 1-2 p.m.
  • Lewisville Branch Library Auditorium

Do you have diabetes or know someone who does? Would you like to learn ways to better manage living with diabetes? Join in for an information session that describes the upcoming six-week program series: “Aging Well: Living Healthy with Diabetes Series.”

Aging Well: Living Healthy with Diabetes Series 

  • Information Session: Monday, Jan. 8 from 1-2 p.m.
  • Series: Six consecutive Mondays beginning Jan. 22 from 1-3:30 p.m.
  • Lewisville Branch Library Auditorium

Do you have diabetes or know someone who does? Would you like to learn ways to better manage living with diabetes? Instructors from the Area Agency on Aging, a division of the Piedmont Triad Regional Council, will talk about monitoring blood sugar levels, healthy eating options and more during a six-week series. Come to the orientation on Monday, Jan. 8 to learn more about the program and register to be part of the series. If you can’t attend the orientation but would like to register for the series, email Sue at deguzmse@forsyth.cc or call the Lewisville Branch at 336-703-2940.

Lewisville Historical Society Presents …

  • Monday, Jan. 8, at 6 p.m.
  • Mary Alice Warren Community Center, 7632 Warren Park Drive, Lewisville

In partnership with the Lewisville Branch Library, the Lewisville Historical Society presents bimonthly on topics ranging from local history to information about historical sites. Participants do not need to be members of the society to attend. For more information, contact the library at 336-703-2940 or the Lewisville Historical Society at 336-766-5842.

Attracting Pollinators to Your Garden

  • Tuesday, Jan. 9, from 2-3 p.m.

More than 80 percent of the world’s flowering plants need a pollinator to reproduce; we need pollinators, too since most of our food comes from flowering plants. Learn which plants attract pollinators and how you can create your own pollinator garden from Betty Ann Falkner, a long-time gardener and the owner of SereneScapes Garden. Registration is encouraged. To register, call the Lewisville Branch at 336-703-2940.

Eldercare Series: Understanding Hoarding

  • Wednesday, Jan. 10 from 10-11 a.m.
  • Lewisville Branch Library Auditorium

The Lewisville Branch Library and the Geriatric Adult Specialty Team of Partners Health Management are launching a series of eldercare programs, beginning with hoarding. Hoarding is a compulsive need to collect and hold on to items regardless of their value. This session will discuss the causes of hoarding, the differences between hoarding and collecting, and interventions to help with hoarding. Registration is requested. To register for for more information about the series, call the Lewisville Branch at 336-703-2940.

Friends Book Club

  • Fourth Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.
  • Jan. 23

The Friends of the Lewisville Library invite all adults to participate in interesting discussions of timely titles. Call 336-703-2940 for title or to reserve a copy. Presented by the Friends of the Lewisville Library. January’s title is “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald.