• By Terri Bonow
  • Posted Friday, February 3, 2012

Great Backyard Bird Count @ the Library

Visit the Library and be part of the Audubon Society’s 15th Annual Great Backyard Bird Count. The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is an annual four-day event that engages bird watchers of all ages in counting birds to create a real-time snapshot of where birds are across the U.S. and Canada.

Three locations of Forsyth County Public Library are participating and co-sponsoring events with the Audubon Society of Forsyth County. Visit the Forsyth Audubon website at www.forsythaudubon.org.

GBBC @ Central Library
Friday, February 17th, 4:00 pm.

Learn about how to participate in the GBBC, attend a presentation by Bill Gifford, President of the local Audubon Society and take a walk with volunteers to identify and count birds around Central Library.
Saturday, February 18th, 11:00 am
Storytime featuring Birds!
Monday, February 20th, 2:00 pm
Shake a Tail Feather! Enjoy Music & Movement for kids of all ages, together with a feathery craft!

GBBC @ Southside Library
Friday, February 17th, 10:30 am - noon and 4:30 - 6:00 pm

Drop in and count for as little or as long as you’d like. A volunteer will be on hand for guidance. Call 703-2980 for information.

GBBC @ Carver School Road Library
Friday, February 17th, 4:15 - 4:45 pm and Monday, February 20th, 4:15 - 5:15 pm

Monday’s count will include a take home craft. Please call 703-2910 for more information.

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