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Lewisville Branch Library events for April 2021

All programs are free and open to the public. Call 336-703-2940 for more information, and to sign up for programs, email Mia Jordan at jordanmc@forsyth.cc . The Lewisville Branch Library is located at 6490 Shallowford Road in Lewisville.

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 and their caregivers, but all ages are welcome.

Upcycling Contest
April 1-15
Email a photo of your upcycled creation to jordanmc@forsth.cc by April 15. Pictures will be posted on the Lewisville Branch Library’s website and you may vote for your favorite creation via an online form from April 16-21. A winning photo will be announced on April 22. The winner will get a prize. The prize is provided by the Friends of the Lewisville Branch Library.

Grow a Mini-Pollinator Garden with Native Flowers
April 1 – Aug. 9
For ages 5-18. Starting on April 1, pick up a packet of native wildflower seeds and an observation log at the Lewisville Branch Library (while supplies last). Plant the seeds and make weekly observations in your journal on how they are growing. At the end of the season, there will be a virtual meeting where you can share pictures of your garden and your experiences. Presented by Stormwater Smart of The Piedmont Triad Regional Council.

Family Book Trivia Game (Virtual)
Tuesday, April 13, at 4 p.m.
Families work together to guess the answers to trivia questions about children’s literature. There are three rounds and after the final round, the team name of the family who got the most correct answers overall will be announced. The prize is the joy of winning. The Family Book Trivia Game will be held on the second Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m.

‘A Boy Called BAT’ book reading and discussion: An Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month Program (Virtual)
Tuesday, April 20, at 4 p.m.
Kristin Toruno of ABC of NC will be reading select chapters from the book, “A Boy Called Bat” by Elana K. Arnold, and leading discussions about autism awareness and acceptance. Recommended for children ages 5-11 and their caregivers, but all ages are welcome. This program is a partnership between the Forsyth County Public Library and ABC of NC.

Teen programs

Teen Poetry Reading (Virtual)

Monday, April 19, from 5-6 p.m.
Come together virtually to share poems in celebration of National Poetry Month. The poems may be ones that you have written or your favorite poems that someone else has written. Recommended for ages 12-18.
Email Mia Jordan (jordanmc@forsyth.cc) to sign up or go to https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYudOCurDMsHNc3D6xFp-X6CiWI3u9_MJIX

Adult programs

Yoga for Beginners (Virtual)
Friday, April 16 and 23, at 9 a.m.

Join in from home for a free session of yoga to help uplift your mind and body during this stressful time. The class is facilitated by a local yoga instructor, Tracy O’Neill of YogaCentrix. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lewisville Library.

Witchy Washi Tape Crafters (Virtual)
Tuesday, April 20, at 10 a.m.
Join in to learn how to make fun crafts with washi tape. Some supplies will be provided. Supplies limited. Please contact the library at 336-703-2940 to register and reserve your packet of supplies. Craft: Upcycling Desk Organizer

Intro to Autism Class (Virtual)
Monday, April 26, from 5-6 p.m.
ABC of NC staff will present an hourlong live virtual introductory program about autism spectrum disorder. This will include information on what autism is and the various ways it can be expressed. Alongside some general support strategies, they will also go over a list of community resources that are available for those with autism and their families. Co-sponsored by the Lewisville Branch Library and ABC of NC. Email Mia Jordan (jordanmc@forsyth.cc) to register or go to https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIpduiqpjgrGtMatLv_kPIcFoz2MF0-IhEt

Friends of the Lewisville Library Book Club (Virtual)
Tuesday, April 27, at 2 p.m.
The Friends of the Lewisville Library invite adults to participate in interesting discussions of timely titles. Call 336-703-2940 for more information.