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Forsyth Knits (and Spins) Together

Knitters and spinners of all skill levels are invited to come! Bring your needles, yarn, patterns, and questions and join in the fiber arts fun. The group meets on the first, third and fourth Wednesday of each month.

Post Road Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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Storytime en Español!

Led by a native Spanish speaker, these 30 minute programs introduce age-appropriate books, songs, and rhymes in Spanish. Children will be introduced to Spanish vocabulary and culture while having fun exploring their developing literacy and language skills.
This program is suggested for toddlers and preschoolers, ages 18 months-5 years, with a caregiver. Advance registration is not required for this program.

Post Road Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM

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Books & Babies for Pre-walkers

Develop baby's pre-literacy skills as well as physical, social, and mental development. This storytime introduces a love for books, song, movement, rhythm and rhyme. Improve motor, sensory and social skills during free play time, which also provides an opportunity for both babies and parents to socialize. Books & Babies is also about parents as you bond and learn with baby as well as meet other parents in the community. This program is for babies up to 18 months old, with a parent or caregiver, and lasts 20-30 minutes. No registration required.

Cumming Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM

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Sharon Forks Summer Storytime: Bright Builders

Build a better world with stories! These 30 minute programs introduce age-appropriate books and stories and also include music, puppet shows, and movement.

This program is suggested for children ages 2-5, with a caregiver. Advance registration is not required.

Please note: this program will take place across the street from Sharon Forks Library at South Forsyth Middle School: 4670 Windermere Pkwy, Cumming, GA 30041

Off Site (South Forsyth Middle School)

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM

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Movies at The Park: Moana

Bring your chairs, blankets, snacks, and settle in to enjoy a classic family film!
Today's film: Moana
In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the Demigod to set things right.
Rated PG; 107 minutes

For more information on this movie and its rating, please visit the Common Sense Media website.

Hampton Park Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
10:30 AM – 12:30 AM

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Sharon Forks Summer Storytime: Amazing Architects

Build a better world with stories! These 30 minute programs are designed to promote language, listening, and reading skills by offering vocabulary development, experiences with a variety of literature, and participation in language-related activities. These programs will feature slightly longer books, music, puppet shows, and movement.

This program is suggested for children ages 4-8, with a caregiver. Advance registration is not required.

Please note: this program will take place across the street from Sharon Forks Library at South Forsyth Middle School: 4670 Windermere Pkwy, Cumming, GA 30041

Off Site (South Forsyth Middle School)

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
11:15 AM – 11:45 AM

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Books & Babies for Walkers

Develop baby's pre-literacy skills as well as physical, social, and mental development. This storytime introduces a love for books, song, movement, rhythm and rhyme. Improve motor, sensory and social skills during free play time, which also provides an opportunity for both babies and parents to socialize. Books & Babies is also about parents as you bond and learn with baby as well as meet other parents in the community. This program is for babies up to 24 months old, with a parent or caregiver, and lasts 20-30 minutes. No registration required.

Cumming Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
11:15 AM – 11:45 AM

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Sharon Forks Summer STEAM Team

These hands-on programs will integrate science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics in fun and exciting ways! Lasting 60 minutes, these programs are ideal for budding scientists who want to try some experiments of their own.

This program is suggested for rising 3rd-5th graders. Registration is recommended for this program as space is limited. Registration for June programs will open May 15. Registration for July programs will open June 15.

Please note: this program will take place across the street from Sharon Forks Library at South Forsyth Middle School: 4670 Windermere Pkwy, Cumming, GA 30041

Off Site (South Forsyth Middle School)

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

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Summer STEAM Team

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math...your child can get it all at the library this summer! Join us for a very interactive experience each week where learning and fun collide! This program is designed specifically for rising third through fifth graders.

This week's theme: Build a Better… Mousetrap! We will work together to create fantastical Rube Goldberg machines and experiment with simple machines and the transfer of energy.

Post Road Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

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Paws to Read

For grades kindergarten and up. Paws to Read gives patrons of all ages an opportunity to read and relax with a certified therapy dog while improving literacy skills. Participants sign up at the door for 15-minute sessions. Advance registration is not required.

Cumming Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

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Coding for Kids

Programmer Adi Chinnatimma will host this special 4-week series teaching basic coding to kids. He utilizes the Tynker computing platform. Registered participants must attend all 4 programs as the instruction will build on previous lessons.

Recommended for kids in grades 5 - 7. Space is limited and registration is required for these classes. Contact the Cumming Library directly to register for this 4-week series. 770-781-9840 Ext. 9919

Cumming Library

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

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Teen Wednesday @ Post Road : Iron Chef RAMEN Challenge!

We bring the noodles, you bring your creativity! Teams will mix and match ingredients to see who can make the most delicious three course Ramen meal. For middle and high school students only. Registration required. Registration will open May 15.

Post Road Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

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Women's Self-Defense

Presented by the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office, this seminar is designed to teach women specific self-defense techniques and build self-confidence. The class is divided into classroom instructions coupled with hands on practical exercises.

Cumming Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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