Beginning Vegetable Gardening & Seeds Giveaway
Archaeological Investigations of the Saura Indians in Stokes County
Your Healthy Spine in Walkertown March 10
Walkers of Walkertown
Computer and Downloadable Media Help
Creative Needles: Quilting, Crocheting, and Knitting

Walkertown Branch Library News

  1. CANCELED due to weather: Free Yoga Class in Walkertown February 26

    CANCELED due to weather: Free Yoga Class in Walkertown February 26

    Free Yoga Class for adults and teens in Walkertown on Thursday, February 26th, 5-6 pm. Bring your yoga mat, a small blanket or a beach towel. The instructor is Lisa Kushner. Call 336-703-2990 for more information.

  2. FAFSA Day at Walkertown February 28

    FAFSA Day at Walkertown February 28

    Get help in completing the 2015-16 FAFSA Form (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). For the college bound in the school year 2015-2016. Spanish speaking staff will be available. Saturday, February 28, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm at Walkertown Branch Library.

  3. Foreign Barbie Dolls

    Foreign Barbie Dolls

    Please come by the Walkertown Branch Library to see the Foreign Barbie dolls from the collection of Faith Hustler. She began collecting Barbie dolls for the neighborhood girls as she had two sons and when little girls visited she only had boy toys to offer. Some of her favorite foreign dolls include the ones from the Danish Court, Ireland and the Portuguese Empire. The Foreign Barbie doll collection will be on display until the end of February.

  4. Robin Draws Birds: Art Show in Walkertown

    Robin Draws Birds: Art Show in Walkertown

    An exhibit featuring works in pencil, colored pencil, pen and ink, and watercolor by Robert E. “Robin” Klar. The art show will be on display at the Walkertown Branch library through the end of March 2015.

  5. Traditional Indian Dance Rescheduled for Saturday, March 7th

    Traditional Indian Dance Rescheduled for Saturday, March 7th

    A Bharatanatyam recital in the classical Indian dance form. You will see humor, jealousy, compassion, and strength portrayed through intricate traditional Indian dance by Uttara Thanigaivasan from India. Come to the Walkertown Branch library on Saturday, March 7th, at 1 pm and experience an one of a kind cultural event.

  6. Free Art Class for Adults in Walkertown

    Free Art Class for Adults in Walkertown

    A series of Free Art classes - An Introduction to Drawing Techniques - is offered at the Walkertown Branch Library in March. Learn different drawing techniques from artist Cheryl Powell using pastels, charcoal, and pencil. No previous experience necessary.

  7. Learn to Knit and Crochet at Walkertown Library

    Learn to Knit and Crochet at Walkertown Library

    Regardless of your skill level, you are invited to join our group for a relaxing evening of knitting, crocheting and making new friends. Learn the basics, bring a project and share your skills and ideas. Ask questions, learn tips and get inspiration from your fellow needle workers. For adults and Teens.

  8. Pickin' Grass in Walkertown Tuesday, March 3rd

    Pickin' Grass in Walkertown Tuesday, March 3rd

    Pickin' Grass is an Open Acoustic Jam Session that brings local and area old time gospel, bluegrass and country musicians together. Musicians, bring your instruments! Pickers, singers and listeners welcome! Walkertown Branch Library Auditorium, Tuesday, March 3, 6:30-8:30 pm.

  9.  Digitization Station Assistance in Walkertown March 2nd

    Digitization Station Assistance in Walkertown March 2nd

    The Walkertown Branch Library offers free, do-it-yourself digitization of photos, VHS tapes and audio tapes to share and enjoy for years to come. Call 336-703-2990 to sign up for one-on-one assistance with the equipment.

  10. Creative Needles in Walkertown every Wednesday @ 10 am

    Creative Needles in Walkertown every Wednesday @ 10 am

    Join the new Creative Needles Group at the Walkertown Library. The group meets every Wednesday at 10 am. Learn to quilt, crochet, and knit. Not crafty? We’ll teach you!

  11. Learn to download eBooks in Walkertown

    Learn to download eBooks in Walkertown

    New to downloading eBooks? Switched to a new eReader? Meet with your librarian for one-on-one help session specific to your device at the time convenient for you. Learn about downloading free eBooks from the NC Digital Library. Make an appointment with an expert librarian in Walkertown by calling 336-703-3052.

  12. Favorite Stories for Toddlers and Preschoolers at Walkertown

    Favorite Stories for Toddlers and Preschoolers at Walkertown

    Frogs, gardens, grins, and giggles--storytimes bring weekly fun on Tuesdays at 10:30 am. March 3 will feature Sharkabet and Dr. Seuss's ABC along with other appealing alphabet stories and songs for toddlers and preschoolers.

  13. Learn Russian in Walkertown March 9

    Learn Russian in Walkertown March 9

    Is learning a new language one of your New Year resolutions? Why not try Russian? New free class is offered at the Walkertown Branch library. Learn Conversational Russian Language with a native speaker and a professional language instructor Tatyana Seamon from Kostroma, Russia. Sign up by phone 336-703-2990 or email walkertownlibrary@gmail.com.

  14.  Stay Positive Workshop in Walkertown

    Stay Positive Workshop in Walkertown

    Imagine the effect on your life of knowing How To Stay Positive No Matter the Circumstances. Teens and adults can learn simple, empowering strategies at Walkertown Branch from a professional trainer. Friday, March 13th, 4:15 - 5:15 pm. Please call 703-2990 for more information or if you'd like to bring a group.

  15. Freegal: African American Music

    Freegal: African American Music

    African American music is an umbrella term covering a various range of musics and musical genres largely developed by African Americans.

  16. Change Announced for Out-of-Area FCPL Library Card Holders

    Change Announced for Out-of-Area FCPL Library Card Holders

    Card holders residing outside of Forsyth County and surrounding counties will be assessed an annual fee, starting March 1st.

  17. Books We Like

    Books We Like

    This month Denise McKoy of our Rural Hall Branch library shares some of her favorite book titles with us. Check our readers' Page for more great book suggestions.

  18. FAFSA Days @ Your Library

    FAFSA Days @ Your Library

    Get help in completing the 2015-2016 FAFSA Form (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). This program is for college bound students of all ages! Please bring a copy of parent's and/or student’s 2014 federal tax return and W-2 forms. Financial information will be needed to complete the FAFSA Form and determine eligibility. 5 library locations around Forsyth County are offering sessions. Spanish speaking staff will be available.

  19. Singing and Dancing with Children Just for the Fun of It

    Singing and Dancing with Children Just for the Fun of It

    Come clap, sing, shake, and stomp along to family-friendly music every Thursday at Walkertown Branch. Join other toddlers, preschoolers, and caregivers enjoying music for the fun of it in this relaxed, developmentally appropriate program. 10:30 - 11 am Thursdays all winter long.

  20. Database of the Month: Biography Databases

    Database of the Month: Biography Databases

    Whether you have a biography report due for school or enjoy "walking a mile" in someone else's shoes you will find our biography databases offer an engaging online experience while giving you authoritative reference content.

  21. Business eMagazines with Zinio

    Business eMagazines with Zinio

    The landscape of today's business world is in a state of global growth and change. With our eMagazines from Zinio, you can stay abreast of current business news while on the go.

  22. Design Announced For New Central Library

    Design Announced For New Central Library

    Ratio Architects presented the design for a new Central Library to the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners during their November 13th weekly briefing. The new building will have 103,000 square feet of flexible space and offer an on-site coffee bar.

  23. Free Tax Assistance at the Library Starting in Early February.

    Free Tax Assistance at the Library Starting in Early February.

    The Library will again partner with volunteers from AARP and VITA to offer tax assistance at many locations throughout Forsyth County beginning in February.

  24. Promoting Computer Literacy Through Computer Training Bridge

    Promoting Computer Literacy Through Computer Training Bridge

    One of the most important services offered at Forsyth County Public Library is one you may not be familiar with. Our Computer Training Bridge program offers programs and classes to reduce the "Digital Divide" and computer illiteracy in Forsyth County.

  25. What will your Next Read be?

    What will your Next Read be?

    You are a click away from your Next Read! Each month you'll receive a list of books on the subjects you choose. Best of all, they are linked to our catalog, so you can just click and reserve.