October 2011 Newsletter

Volunteers Needed

Please consider volunteering to help out with general library activities or adult programming. 1-2 hours per week would be greatly appreciated. You can indicate interest by going to http://tiny.cc/kvlibrary and clicking on Volunteering. Thanks in advance!

Advanced Planning!!!
There is a scrapbooking club being organized now (to start in January 2012). If you are interested in shaping this club, please let Crystal Holland know! There will be an Introduction to Scrapbooking class on Tuesday, December 6th @ 6:30pm. Keep your eyes open for more information to come.
On the Same Page 2011- Community Reads Program Celebrates 10 Years!
This year’s On the Same Page program (Sept. 10 – Oct. 16) features Cameron Kent’s The Road to Devotion. It is set in the 1860s in Winston, North Carolina. The book is a simple, family-friendly read with an engaging plot and fantastic pieces of history intertwined. The themes of compassion, friendship, and hope are brilliantly developed in this historical fiction novel.
This month’s remaining Kernersville event is a library book discussion on Thursday, October 6, from 12-1 pm with the Noon Book Club. Author and speaker Bonnie Doerr will lead the discussion.

The finale event will take place on Sunday, October 16, from 2-4 pm at the Community Arts Cafe. The CAC is located at 411 West 4th St., Winston-Salem, NC 27101. Musician Bob Carlin and the Voices of God’s Children will be performing songs from the 1860s. Light refreshments will also be served. For more information, call the Popular Materials Department at 336-703-3050.

Adult Programs
For more information about any of the adult programs, please contact Crystal Holland at 336-703-2932 or hollancd@forsyth.cc.

Tuesday, October 11 @ 11:00 am in the Paddison Room- Facing the End of Life: The Things That Matter Most. Carol Ford leads this discussion about how to prepare for end of life issues. Several strategies and helpful community resources will be explored. Please bring your questions! Reservations are requested. Call 336-703-2930 to register.

Monday, October 17 @ 6:00 pm in Room 7- A Drug-Free Approach to Treating Attention Deficit Disorder and Hyperactivity. This event is part of the Wellness Series, which is sponsored by The Foundation for Wellness Professionals. RSVP is requested. Call 336-703-2932 or email hollancd@forsyth.cc to let me know you are coming!
Tuesday, October 25 @ 7:00 pm in Room 4- Mutual Fund Investing for Retirees & Near Retirees. Dr. Larry Hungerford and Steve Hungerford bring back their popular program for investors who are either retired, nearing retirement, or for those who are conservative investors. No reservation is needed!

Youth Services Programming
For more information about any of the children’s or teen programs, please contact Stefanie Kellum at 336-703-2930 or kellumsm@forsythlibrary.org.
Wednesday, October 5 @ 4:00 pm in Room 1- Get your Greek on! Celebrate the release of book two in Rick Riordan’s Heroes of Olympus series, The Son of Neptune! Come dressed as your favorite character from Percy Jackson’s world, and we’ll have games, crafts, snacks, and more, and you’ll even be “claimed” by your Olympic parent! The party is come-and-go from 4:00 to 5:30pm. Plus, we’re giving away a copy of The Son of Neptune!  We’ll do the drawing at 5:00pm, and you must be present to win. You don’t want to miss this! For ages 18 and under.

Friday, October 7 @ 4:00 pm in Room 1 Family Flick Friday! Call 336-703-2930 for more information and film title.

Tuesday, October 18 @4:30 pm in Room 7- Picture It @ Your Library: Teen Craft. Bring your own picture, and we’ll make collage picture frames! Part of Teen Read Week. For ages 12-18.
Friday, October 28 @ 4:30 pm in Room 1- Trick or Treat Hour @ Your Library. Wear your Halloween costume and drop in between 4:30 and 5:30 for spooky activities, creepy crafts, and tons of candy of course! It’s trick or treating at your library! For ages 11 and under.

Weekly Storytimes
Wednesdays @ 10:15am in Room 4- Preschool Storytime (ages 3-6). 
Thursdays @ 10:30am in Room 4- Toddler Storytime (ages 2 and under). 
General Library News

  • Kindle users can now download books for free from the North Carolina Digital Library! If you need help, please call Crystal Holland (336-703-2932) to set up one-on-one training to set up up and reading or listening in no time!

Major Observances in October (partial list)

  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • Anti-Bullying Month
  • Halloween- Monday, October 31

Social Media and Your Public Library
Check out our Facebook pages for events and on going discussions:
http://www.facebook.com/FCPublicLibrary (for everyone!)
http://www.facebook.com/fcplkids (for kids)
http://www.facebook.com/4fcpl4teens (for teens)
or follow us on Twitter! http://twitter.com/#!/FCPublicLibrary
Continue to stay in the loop by looking at the Kernersville Library website for information about new programs, services, and links to interesting news items. Check it out at: http://www.forsyth.cc/library/Kernersville/Default.aspx.

What do you think?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s