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Walkertown Branch Library

Walkertown Branch Library News

  1. Walkertown Friends Reading Group August 8th

    Walkertown Friends Reading Group August 8th

    Friends of the Walkertown Library Reading Group will meet on Saturday, August 8, at 10:30 am to read and talk about the book "Little Women" that made Louisa May Alcott rich and famous. Even if you have not read this classic American novel, join us for discussion. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the library, everyone is welcome.

  2. WHODUNITS with DONUTS Book Club on August 20th

    WHODUNITS with DONUTS Book Club on August 20th

    Join the WHODUNITS: Crime Solvers Book Club on August 20th at 12pm as we eat donuts and discuss Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan C. Bradley. Sweetness features the precocious eleven-year-old Flavia de Luce, an aspiring chemist with a propensity for poisons, who is propelled into a mystery when a man is found murdered in her family's cucumber garden and Flavia's father becomes the primary suspect.

  3. Service Alert: Some ProQuest Resources will be Unavailable Saturday 8/8 10pm-6am

    Service Alert: Some ProQuest Resources will be Unavailable Saturday 8/8 10pm-6am

    On Saturday, August 8, ProQuest will require an eight-hour maintenance window to perform system upgrades. The system maintenance is scheduled to begin on Saturday, August 8th at 10:00 PM and run until Sunday, August 9th at 6:00 AM. During this window, the following resources will not be available via NC LIVE: All ProQuest research databases (ProQuest Central, ABI-INFORM, etc.), All Chadwyck-Healey Poetry Collections, SIRS Knowledge Source databases.

  4. Storytime for Toddlers, Preschoolers Together at Walkertown

    Storytime for Toddlers, Preschoolers Together at Walkertown

    Come relax and rejuvenate with your toddlers and preschoolers from 10:30 - 11 am on Tuesdays. Enjoy engaging picture books and story-related fun.

  5. 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.

  6. Learn to Knit, Crochet and more at Walkertown Library

    Learn to Knit, Crochet and more 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.

  7. Creative Writing with Patricia Wallace in Walkertown

    Creative Writing with Patricia Wallace in Walkertown

    Discover and learn how to express your inner muse. Get help starting on writing your memoirs. No pressure, no criticism, just warm-hearted encouragement. For Adults. Poetry, personal narratives, descriptive essays, short stories. Learning experience with Patricia Wallace at the Walkertown Branch Library, Monday, August 10, 7-8:30 pm.

  8. Free Beginner's Photography Class in Walkertown September 12th

    Free Beginner's Photography Class in Walkertown September 12th

    Free Beginner's Photography Class for any type of cameras will be held at the Walkertown Branch Library on Saturday, September 12th, at 10:30 am. This class would cover a range of topics that can be used with any type of cameras including cell phones. Sign up by phone 336-703-2990 and make you best shots this summer!

  9. Children Invited To Read to a Dog August 10th at Walkertown

    Children Invited To Read to a Dog August 10th at Walkertown

    Young readers and dog lovers ages 5 - 11 are invited to read to Tesla, a Tail-Waggin' Tutor, at Walkertown Branch Library from 6 - 7 pm on Monday, August 10th. Please call the library at 336-703-2990 or ask at the desk to reserve a turn reading to this dog who loves to listen to children read.

  10. Introduction to Genealogy in Walkertown, August 10

    Introduction to Genealogy in Walkertown, August 10

    Free Introduction to Genealogy class with Karen Feeney. Learn the basics of genealogy research. Get tips on how to organize your materials. Find ways to search the Library genealogy databases including Ancestry and the newly updated Heritage Quest. Free Genealogy Starter Kits will be available for all participants. Sign up by calling the library at 336-703-2991. Monday, August 10th, 6 pm at the Walkertown Branch Library. Everyone invited!

  11. ProQuest Health Databases

    ProQuest Health Databases

    Reliable health information is free at your public library. Watch videos, find current research on a specific condition, learn more about healthy lifestyles, medications, pain management, and see the latest medical news.

  12. Commissioners Approve Contract Bid to Demolish Central Library

    Commissioners Approve Contract Bid to Demolish Central Library

    Hazardous materials removal, demolition of the front part of the library and gutting of the rear section is tentatively set to begin in August after Forsyth County Commissioners approved a contract bid of $697,860 by Demolition and Asbestos Removal Inc.

  13. Grant Writing Basics for Nonprofits

    Grant Writing Basics for Nonprofits

    Kathleen Wheeless and Lynn Smithdeal will introduce the basic concepts in grant writing. Learn to use Library resources to find funding sources for your nonprofit organization. August 11, 2015 10-11:00 am in Meeting Room A at Forsyth County Government Center.

  14. Books We Like

    Books We Like

    This month, in honor of our nation's 239th birthday we explore three fascinating books related to the American Revolution and the intriguing lives of two of our Founding Fathers.