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Lewisville Branch Library Events for July

All programs are free and open to the public. Please call 336-703-2940 or email Mia Jordan at jordanmc@forsyth.cc for more information or to sign up.

Forsyth County Public Library closings:

Monday, July 5 — Independence Day

Children’s programs

Storytime (virtual) — Thursdays from 10-10:30 a.m. Join in for stories, rhymes, songs and activities designed to improve early literacy. Recommended for children ages 2-5 years and their caregivers, but all ages are welcome.

Paw Print Search & Find — July 1-8, Lewisville Branch Library. Search the children’s area for the hidden images. Find them all and get a prize. All ages. Prizes provided by the Friends of the Lewisville Branch Library.

Caring for Pets (virtual) — Thursday, July 1, from 3- 3:30 p.m. Learn what you need to know before getting a pet and how to care for one in this live virtual presentation by the Forsyth Humane Society. Recommended for ages 5-11. Email Mia Jordan (jordanmc@forsyth.cc) to sign up or register in advance for this meeting at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYscOqgrjgsHNSsoC1JvDAOajWquzW2ytld

NC Zoo: Magical Metamorphosis (virtual) — Monday, July 19, 10 a.m. How does an animal go from eggs to legs to wings? Explore the amazing lifecycles of insects and amphibians, investigate the vast physical changes these animals go through in their journey of life, and how the North Carolina Zoo is saving many of these magical species. Recommended for ages 5-11. For more information, email Mia Jordan (jordanmc@forsyth.cc) or join Zoom meeting at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84815177597, Meeting ID: 848 1517 7597

Storytime (virtual) — Tuesday, July 20, at 11 a.m. Join in for stories, rhymes, songs and activities designed to improve early literacy. Recommended for children ages 2-5 years and their caregivers, but all ages are welcome. Email Mia Jordan (jordanmc@forsyth.cc) to sign up.

Amazing Alligators (virtual) — Wednesday, July 21, at 2 p.m. Did you know alligators live in N.C.? Discover one of North Carolina’s largest and most important predators with The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher. The presentation will include facts, images, sounds and a real alligator. Recommended for ages 5-11. For more information, email Mia Jordan (jordanmc@forsyth.cc). Join Zoom meeting at https://zoom.us/j/97002493593?pwd=WGJ1U3JEdnBXaTlZUXNremVxOE1wdz09, Meeting ID: 970 0249 3593, Passcode: 752494

NC Zoo: Backyard Buddies (virtual) — Wednesday, July 28, at 10 a.m. Whoooo’s in your backyard? Explore what native species can be found in North Carolina and why they are important to the overall health of our state. Open to all ages. For more information, email Mia Jordan (jordanmc@forsyth.cc). Backyard Buddies link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84460012350, Meeting ID: 844 6001 2350

Teen programs

Checklist for College by The College Foundation of North Carolina — Monday, July 26, from 5-6 p.m. Learn what students in grades 9-12 need to do each year to prepare for college in this live virtual presentation by the College Foundation of North Carolina. Email Mia Jordan (jordanmc@forsyth.cc) to register or register in advance for this meeting at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAuc-CpqjsjEtDcuT3QRlbIP2VdG7HkNERd

Adult programs

Tuesdays at Two Book Club (virtual) — Tuesday, July 6 at 2 p.m. The Tuesday at Two book club meets the first Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. July title: “A Long Petal of the Sea” by Isabel Allende. Call 336-703-2940 for more information.

Yoga for Beginners (in-person outdoors and virtual) — Friday, July 2 and 16, at 9 a.m. Join in outside at the library or from home for two free yoga sessions to help uplift your mind and body during this stressful time. The class is facilitated by local yoga instructor Tracy O’Neill of YogaCentrix. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lewisville Library. In the event of rain, the class will be virtual only. Call 336-703-2940 for more information.

Witchy Washi Tape Crafters (virtual) — Tuesday, July 20, at 10 a.m. Join in to learn how to make fun crafts with washi tape. Some supplies will be provided. Supplies limited. Contact the library at 336-703-2940 to register and reserve your packet of supplies. Craft: washi birdhouses

North Carolina Aquarium Tour at Fort Fisher (virtual) — Tuesday, July 20, at 2:30 p.m. Join in for a behind-the-scenes tour guided by aquarium educators that will encompass areas of the aquarium not usually seen during in-person tours. One of North Carolina’s most popular attractions, the aquarium provides stunning exhibits of aquatic environments and wildlife that will connect you with the natural world. This is open to adults and their families. Email Sue deGuzman (deguzmse@forsyth.cc) to sign up.

Animal Services of Forsyth County: Not Your Grandpa’s Dogcatcher (virtual) — Friday, July 23, at 11 a.m. Join in to learn about all the ways (old and new) that Animal Services officers care for four-legged friends in Forsyth County. Included will be information about the animal shelter and the kinds of animals that are placed there and the kinds placed at the Forsyth Humane Society. A virtual tour of the Animal Services truck will also be part of this program. This is open to adults and their families. Email Sue deGuzman (deguzmse@forsyth.cc) to sign up.

Friends of the Lewisville Library Book Club (virtual) — Tuesday, July 27, at 2 p.m. The Friends of the Lewisville Library invite adults to participate in interesting discussions of timely titles. July title: “The Fallen Architect” by Charles Belfoure. Call 336-703-2940 for more information.

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