Kick off the new year with the Clemmons Branch Library. There are plenty of events for children and teens, African-American History Month begins, and the book club and cooking club continue to go strong in 2020!
Book Lovers' Club
The book club will meet on January 6th at 6 p.m. for a special movie and popcorn night.
On February 3rd the book club will discuss Lady in the Lake by Laura Lippman.
Call the library at 336-703-2920 for more details.
Meets on the first Monday of
the month at 6:30 p.m.
Clemmons Cookin' Club
Choose a recipe from a pre-selected book and we’ll make a copy for you. Bring in the finished dish on the day of the meeting to share with other members. Must bring a dish to attend.
The Cookin' Club will meet on January 15, with a theme of Healthy Recipes for the New Year.
Due to early voting at the library, there will be no Cookin' Club meeting in February.
Meets on the third Wednesday
of the month at 12:30 p.m.
Need Tech Help?
The Clemmons Branch Library now has a tech page to answer all of your technology questions. Adhi, our tech page, will be here in the afternoons to work with you on computer questions, e-book downloading, using the photocopier, and more.
Call 336-703-2920 to schedule an appointment
Tech Page Hours:
Monday through Wednesday 5:00-7:30 p.m.
Thursday and Friday 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
African-American History Month
The History of Jazz
Monday Jan. 27 at 6 p.m.
During this lecture and performance, master flutist, jazz historian, and educator, Galen Abdur-Razzaq will discuss the history of jazz music and play select pieces on his flute. All ages are welcome.
Greater Vision Dance Company
Saturday, Feb. 1 at 12 p.m.
Join us as Greater Vision Dance Company presents a boot dance performance and discusses the origins of African-American traditional step dance. Fun for the whole family!
Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 10:30 a.m.
and Thursday, Jan. 23 at 10:30 a.m.
Join us for a storytime in honor of civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Then stay for our Friendship Flower craft. Children of all ages welcome.
Crafts for Children African-American Artist Tote Bags
Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 4 p.m.
Design a tote bag based on the work of prominent African-American artists. Ages 10 and up.
Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 4 p.m.
Create collages based on the work of prominent African-American artists. All ages.
Peace Dove Crafts
Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 4 p.m.
Make a variety of peace doves in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream of peace and equality. All ages.
Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 4 p.m.
Learn about the history and importance of freedom quilts, then use the quilt patterns to create your own freedom quilt squares. All ages.
Story time programs help children learn about books and reading in a social atmosphere.
Story Time Note Due to early voting at the Clemmons Branch Library, there will be no toddler and preschool story times from February 4 through February 27. Story times will resume as normal on March 3.
Toddler Story Time Every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.
Transform your toddler into a lifelong reader! Come enjoy books, puppets, and songs!
Preschool Story Time Every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Join us for great books, songs, and crafts! A fun way to develop emerging literacy skills!
*Note: There will be no story time on Thursday, Jan. 2
Story Time at Night Fourth Monday of the month at 6 p.m.
-January 27 and February 24- Featuring stories, fingerplays, songs and activities. Open to all ages!
Thursday, Jan. 9, Monday Jan. 13, Thursday,
Feb. 6, and Monday, Feb. 10 at 4 p.m.
For players of all experience levels; ages 7-17.
Teen Advisory Board
Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 4 p.m.
Have a say in your library.
For ages 10-18.
Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 4 p.m.
Make creations out of Legos, K'nex, Lincoln Logs, and Marble Maze materials. All ages welcome.
Saturday, Jan. 4 and Saturday, Feb. 8 at 11 a.m.
Earn a service hour for school by helping your community with a project.
College Prep Series
Saturday, Jan. 4 and Saturday, Feb. 8
at 12:00 p.m.
On January 4 the topic will be Summer Planning. On February 8 we will look at the difference between the ACT and the SAT.
Board Games at the Library
Enjoy playing board games? Looking to join others in exciting game action? On Thursday, January 16 at 2 p.m. join us for an exciting hour of board games. Bring your favorite game or play one of ours. For adults, but all ages are welcome.
Library Closings in January
All Forsyth County Public Library locations will be closed on the following dates:
January 1 for New Year's Day
January 20 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
The Forsyth County Board of Elections will be offering early voting at the Clemmons Branch Library from February 13 through February 29.
During this time expect limited parking availability.
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