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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, July 19, 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, July 19, 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, July 19, 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, July 19, 2017
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM

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Movies at The Park: The BFG

Bring your chairs, blankets, snacks, and settle in to enjoy a classic family film!
Today's film: The BFG
A girl named Sophie encounters the Big Friendly Giant who, despite his intimidating appearance, turns out to be a kind-hearted soul who is considered an outcast by the other giants because, unlike them, he refuses to eat children.
Rated PG; 115 minutes

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

Hampton Park Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

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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, July 19, 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, July 19, 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, July 19, 2017
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

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Crafter's Corner

Get your craft on! This month we're making watercolor art with tissue paper transfer.

Bring a friend and enjoy a relaxing hour of creativity in this adult crafting program. Advance registration is not required.

Hampton Park Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, July 19, 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... LEGO challenge! We have thousands of LEGO bricks. Bring your creativity!

Post Road Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

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Watercolors from Apples to Zebras

This workshop gives hands-on art making experience under expert supervision. The program includes discussion about materials, demonstrations, and the opportunity to sketch, draw, and paint. For ages 6 to 14. No registration is required, but space is limited. Please arrive early.

Cumming Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

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Stranger Danger

The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office will educate kids on the dangers of strangers and teach specific techniques for protection against them.

This program is recommended for children ages 4 - 8, with a caregiver. Registration is not required, but space is limited. Please arrive early to secure your spot. We will begin to pass out tickets 30 minutes before the program begins.

Hampton Park Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

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Teen Wednesday @ Post Road : Summer Sing Along

Do you long to sing Summer Nights from Grease? Belt out Bohemian Rhapsody? Does Journey’s Don’t Stop Believing make your knees weak? Don’t be ashamed to sing out loud! Join us for a summer sing along of epic proportions! Come sing your heart out – or just watch the fun unfold! Got song suggestions? Email Ms. Lisa at echolsl@forsythpl.org and she’ll get them on the playlist!

Post Road Library
Meeting Room
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

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Python Programming for Teens

Programmer Adi Chinnatimma will host this special 4-week series teaching basic Python programming to teens. Registered participants must attend all 4 programs as the instruction will build on previous lessons.

Recommended for teens in grades 6 - 8. 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, July 19, 2017
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

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