• By Ruddiyette Yisak
  • Posted Thursday, May 30, 2019

Sensory-Friendly Programs

CHILDREN PROGRAMS:


Central Library - Children's Department

660 West Fifth St., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27101 (336-703-3040)

  • Saturday, July 20 from noon-1 p.m.—Sensory-Friendly Freeplay
  • Saturday, Sept. 14 from 11-11:30 a.m.—Sensory-Friendly Storytime
  • Saturday, Oct. 12 from 11-11:30 a.m.—Sensory-Friendly Storytime

Clemmons Branch Library

3554 Clemmons Road, Clemmons, N.C. 27012 (336-703-2920)

  • Saturday, July 20 at 1:30 p.m.—Sensory-Friendly Saturday Movie Matinee: “Wall-E” (G)

Everyone is welcome at these sensory-friendly films. The movies will be shown in the auditorium with low lighting (dim lights will remain on). The sound will be on, but turned down so that it is not too loud. English subtitles will be turned on. You are free to move around and make noise during the films in a judgement-free zone. Families are permitted to bring their own snacks from home. You may bring blankets to lie on if you wish, but chairs will be provided. Please call 336-703-2920 for more information.


Lewisville Branch Library

6490 Shallowford Rd., Lewisville, N.C. 27023 (336-703-2940)

  • Wednesday, July 24 from 4:30-5:30 p.m.—Sensory-Friendly LEGO Hour.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 25 from 4:30-5:30 p.m.—Sensory-Friendly LEGO Hour.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 4:30-5:30 p.m.—Sensory-Friendly LEGO Hour.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 27 from 4:30-5:30 p.m.—Sensory-Friendly LEGO Hour.

Build with Legos in a sensory-friendly and supportive environment. Ages 5-11. Please register in advance by calling 336-703-2940 or going to this website.


Lewisville Branch Library

6490 Shallowford Rd., Lewisville, N.C. 27023 (336-703-2940)

  • Monday, July 1 at 10 a.m.—“Space Buddies” (G)
  • Monday, July 8 at 10 a.m.—“Treasure Planet” (PG)
  • Monday, July 22 at 10 a.m.—“WALL-E” (G)
  • Monday, July 29 at 10 a.m.—“E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial” (PG)

Everyone is welcome at these sensory-friendly films. The movies will be shown in the Lewisville Branch Library's auditorium with low lighting (dim lights will remain on). The sound will be on, but turned down so that it is not too loud. English subtitles will be turned on. You are free to move around and make noise during the films in a judgement-free zone. Families are permitted to bring their own snacks from home. You may bring blankets to lie on if you wish, but chairs will be provided. Please call 336-703-2940 for more information.


Paddison Memorial Branch Library

248 Harmon Lane, Kernersville, N.C. 27284 (336-703-2930)

  • Friday, July 5 at 4 p.m.—Sensory-Friendly Film Friday: "Lilo and Stitch" (PG)

We welcome all families to a sensory-friendly film the first Friday of the month.

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