Spring Break Programs 2013 at Forsyth County Public Library

spring break programs forsyth county public libraryThe Forsyth County Public Library is celebrating Forsyth County Schools’ spring break from April 1 – April 5 with programs for all ages! All week long the library will host craft programs, game days, special guest performers, puppet shows, teen programs, and more. See below for spring break events at all three library branches.

Cumming Library

Monday, April 1

Stranger Danger
Learn how to stay safe from strangers.
Presented by the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office
Ages 3 and up
11:15 a.m.

Young Rembrandts Art Class
A groovy art class all about Pete the Cat!
Ages 5 and up
2:00 p.m.
Registration required.
 

Tuesday, April 2

Puppet Pizzazz 
Our favorite puppet shows for all ages!
11:15 a.m.

Cats and Crafts
Enjoy stories and crafts with special feline guests.
Presented by Humane Hearts
Grades K and up
2:00 p.m.
Registration required.
 


Wednesday, April 3

Bilingual Storytime 

Enjoy stories, songs, and movement presented in English and Spanish.

Presented by Smarta School
Ages 3 and up
11:15 a.m.

 

Paws to Read 
Read to a certified therapy dog and improve literacy skills.
Presented by Humane Hearts
Grades K-5
3:30 p.m.

 


Thursday, April 4 

PJ Storytime 
Snuggle in for stories, songs, and movement before you hit the sack! All ages welcome.
6:30 p.m.
 


Friday, April 5

Elementary Game Day
Play Legos TM and classic board games.
Grades K-5
3:30 p.m.
Registration required.

  Hampton Park Library

Monday, April 1

Dogs 101 

Learn proper pet care and visit with specially trained therapy dogs.
Presented by Humane Hearts
Suggested for grades K-5
2:00 p.m.
 


Wednesday, April 3
Stranger Danger

Learn how to stay safe from strangers.

Presented by the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office
Ages 3 and up
11:15 a.m.

 
Smart Art
Create cool and clever crafts.
Grades 3-5
2:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 4
FCPL Cinema 

Can you guess this classic film? Peter is a boy who doesn’t want to grow up. When Peter meets the Darling children and brings them to Neverland, adventure follows in this classic Walt Disney film. Rated G; 77 minutes; 1953.
10:15 a.m.
 
Elementary Game Day 
Play Legos TM and classic board games.
Grades K-5
3:30 p. m.
Registration required.

 


Friday, April 5
Puppet Pizzazz 
Our favorite puppet shows for all ages!
11:15 a.m.
 
Edible Science 

Prepare to be amazed by the science behind the foods we eat!

For grades K-5
2:30 p.m.

 
  Sharon Forks Library
Monday April 1
Bilingual Storytime 
Enjoy stories, songs, and movement presented in English and Spanish.
Presented by Smarta School
Ages 3 and up
11:15 a.m.

I Likel to Recycle
Learn why recycling is important in this fun, hands-on program.
Presented by Reaping Nature
Grades K-5
3:30 p.m.

 


 

Tuesday, April 2
Bilingual Storytime 
Enjoy stories, songs, and movement presented in English and Spanish.
Presented by Smarta School
Ages 3 and up
11:15 a.m.

Young Rembrandts Art Class
A groovy art class all about Pete the Cat!
Ages 5 and up
2:00 p.m.

Registration required.

 

 


Wednesday, April 3 
Puppet Pizzazz 
Our favorite puppet shows for all ages!
10:15 a.m.
AND
11:15 a.m.
 


Thursday, April 4 
Dogs 101

Learn proper pet care and visit with specially trained therapy dogs.

Presented by Humane Hearts
Suggested for ages 3 and up
2:00 p.m.

 

 


Friday, April 5

Stranger Danger
Learn how to stay safe from strangers.
Presented by the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office
Ages 3 and up
11:15 a.m.


 

Programs for Teens
Cumming Library
Learn to Draw Caricatures
Presented by professional artist, Vincent Wolf
Thursday, April 4
3:00-5:00 p.m.
Registration required.
Animals Rescue 2.0 for Teens
Get educated about animal welfare and visit with certified therapy dogs.
Presented by Humane Hearts
Friday, April 5
1:00-1:45 p.m.

Hampton Park Library
Savvy Sitters
Calling all babysitters! Are you looking for new and fun activities to do when you’re babysitting?  Join us at the library for an afternoon of babysitting tips and tricks, where you will learn songs, crafts, and other activities designed to entertain children of all ages. Create your own babysitting toolkit and take home resources to become the savviest sitter on the block!
Tuesday, April 2
2:00-4:00 p.m.

 
Sharon Forks Library
Paper Sack Journal
Create a colorful journal from paper bags.
Wednesday, April 3
2:30-3:30 p.m.
 
Teen Girls Self-Defense
Learn basic techniques for defending yourself and staying safe.
Presented by the Forsyth County Sheriff’s office.
Friday, April 5
 1:15 p.m.
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