Upcoming events at the Lewisville Library

Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 29, 2024

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• Friday, March 29 for Good Friday

All ages programs

• Forsyth Creek Week (March 16-24)

FCW is celebrated throughout the Forsyth County Public Library system. Please see *below for Creek Week-themed programs at the Lewisville Branch.

Family films – all ages  

• First Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m.

• March 6

This monthly family film series focuses on books that were adapted into films and vice versa. The companion book for March’s film is “Unlikely Friends” by Meredith Rusu. Snacks are welcome.

Child programs

Toddler Storytime  

• March 18 at 10 a.m.

• Creek Week Storytime

• 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.

 Preschool Storytime 

• March 19 at 10 a.m.

• Creek Week Storytime

• 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.

Take & Make Crafts for Kids  

• First week of the month

• March 4-9

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

STEAM for Teens and Tweens  

• March 13 at 4:30 p.m.

• Lewisville Branch Storytime Room

Ages 10-17. Explore science, technology, engineering, art and math in STEAM programs. Registration is required. To register, call 336-703-2940.

Nature Notebooks

• March 16

Pick up your Nature Notebook at the Lewisville Branch Library starting on March 16 (while supplies last). Find plants that are native to North Carolina in the wild and draw them. When you’ve drawn a plan in each required category, bring your notebook to the Lewisville Branch Library by May 31 for a prize. Each Nature Notebook comes with a packet of wildflower seeds. Presented by Stormwater Smart of The Piedmont Triad Regional Council. Email Emily Emerson (emersoem@forsyth.cc) for more information.

Search & Find  

• March 18-23

• Lewisville Branch Children’s Room

March: Shamrocks

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.

Builders’ Club 

• March 20 at 4 p.m.

• Lewisville Branch Storytime Room

The Lewisville Branch Builders’ Club meets the third Wednesday of every month. Bring your creative building skills and come play. Many building supplies will be available, including, including LEGOs, K’Nex, and more. All ages welcome.

Teen programs

• Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group

• March 4 and 18 at 3-5 p.m.

• 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   

• March 13 at 4:30-5:30 p.m.

• Lewisville Branch Storytime Room

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

• March 1 at 11 a.m.

Get your shimmy on! Learn the basic moves of this beautiful dance form as people of all ages come 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.

Tuesday at Two Book Club 

• March 5 at 2 p.m.

March’s title: “Lady Tan’s Circle of Women” by Lisa See

Call 336-703-2940 to reserve a copy.

Hook and Loop Group  

• March 6 at 11 a.m.

Come and join yarn crafters who like to knit, crochet, embroider and such. Share each other’s company and maybe a tip or two about a project. Bring your own project to work on or use some simple supplies and patterns that will be on hand. All skill levels are welcome.

Yoga for Beginners  

• March 7 and 21 at noon

Help uplift your mind and body with yoga classes facilitated by local yoga instructor Tracy O’Neill of YogaCentrix. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lewisville Library. Signed waiver required.

Color and Coffee  

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

March 8 and 22

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.

Growing Fresh Food Everywhere 

• March 12 from 2-3 p.m.

• Lewisville Branch Auditorium

Explore ways to make space for food and beauty in your garden through foodscaping. Betty Ann Falkner, a long-time gardener and the owner of SereneScapes Gardens, will show you how to integrate edible plants, fruits and vegetables within and throughout your yard or containers. Registration is encouraged. To register, call the Lewisville Branch at 336-703-2940.

Eldercare Series: Anxiety Disorders 

• March 13 from 10-11 a.m.

Anxiety is a common experience, but it can sometimes reach a level where it interferes with a person’s ability to function in daily life. In this session, the symptoms of anxiety disorder and interventions that are helpful will be discussed. This is part of a series of programs on eldercare presented by the Geriatric Adult Specialty Team (GAST) of Partners Health Management. GAST is charged with increasing the community’s knowledge and understanding of mental health and substance use issues facing older adults. These programs are for the general public as well as for caregivers and those working in care centers needing continuing education credits. Registration is requested. To register or for more information, call 336-703-2940.

Books for Dudes Book Club 

• March 14 at 6 p.m.

Are you a dude who likes to read? Are you a dude who is curious what other dudes are reading? Are you a dude who wants to get back into reading, but doesn’t know where to start? Then the Lewisville Branch Library has the perfect book club for you. Join in as dudes share, discuss and recommend their favorite books to other dudes. There will not be a pre-set reading list. The group is recommended for dudes, but all are welcome.

Composting ABCs 

• March 19 at 2 p.m.

Did you know composting is an excellent way to take care of our waterways? Celebrate Forsyth Creek Week by learning how to start and maintain your own backyard compost bin or pile. North Carolina Cooperative Extension Agent Rebecca Craps will discuss the benefits of composting, the two main types of compost, the tools you need to get started and more. Registration required. To register, call 336-703-2858 or email rlcraps@ncsu.edu.

Witchy Washi & Whatnot Crafts  

• Third Wednesdays from 10-11:30 a.m.

• March 20

March craft: Aquatic silhouettes on canvas. 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! Space and supplies are limited to first 12 registrants, so call the branch (336-703-2940) to reserve your spot.

Friends Book Club  

• Fourth Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.

• March 26

March’s title: “The Wicked Sister” by Karen Dionne

The Friends of the Lewisville Library invite all adults to participate in interesting discussions of timely titles. Call 336-703-2940 to reserve a copy. Presented by the Friends of the Lewisville Library.

Lewisville Branch 2024 Reading Contest 

• Logs due by Saturday, Dec. 14

• Winner announced on Monday, Dec. 16

Take part in the yearlong reading contest for your chance to win a $25 gift card to Bookmarks bookstore. The contest has two levels: Beginner and Aficionado. You can choose to read one or both challenges. Beginner entries are entered once. Aficionado entries are entered twice, and if participants complete both, they are entered four times to win. Submit entries by Saturday, Dec. 14, 2024. The winner will be announced on Monday, Dec. 16.