• By Mia Jordan
  • Posted Monday, April 18, 2022

Celebrate Earth Day

Celebrate the Earth with the Forsyth County Public Library
Earth Day, which is celebrated annually on April 22, is a day where people across the globe come together to demonstrate support for environmental protections.

Check out the great FREE programs and activities for all ages at this year's Piedmont Earth Day Fair on Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. from our friends at Piedmont Environmental Alliance. Click here for more information and a list of events. Be sure to visit the Forsyth County Public Library's information booth at the fair for a chance to win a potted plant.


All Forsyth County Public Library programs are free and open to the public.


To-Go Preschool Craft Kits
Clemmons Branch
Starting on April 18, Earth Day Craft Kits its will be placed on the book cart in our lobby area for families to pick up. While supplies last.

Earth Day Coloring Sheets
Clemmons Branch
Coloring sheets for children and teens featuring springtime & environmental themes will be available in our lobby continuously during the spring season.

Family Film: Dr. Seuss' "The Lorax"
Monday, April 18 at 5:30 p.m.
Clemmons Branch Storytime Room
A young boy from a land where most real plants have been destroyed meets the Lorax, the guardian of the forest. Produced by Universal Pictures in 2012. Rated G.

Family Films on Friday: "Clifford the Big Red Dog"
Friday, April 22 at 4 p.m.
Lewisville Branch Auditorium
Join us for our Family Film Friday "Clifford the Big Red Dog." Produced by Paramount Pictures. A young girl's love for a tiny puppy named Clifford makes the dog grow to an enormous size. Starring Darby Camp, Izaac Wang, and Jack Whitehall. (PG)


Witchy Washi Tape Craft
Tuesday, April 19 at 10 a.m.
Lewisville Branch Auditorium
Join us in learning how to make fun crafts with washi tape. Some supplies will be provided. Space and supplies limited to first 12 registrants so be sure to call to reserve your spot. To register, call the branch at 336-703-2940. April Craft: Decorated eggs and baskets from recycled plastic to honor Earth Day (April 22).


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Forsyth Audubon Society
Forsyth Audubon's mission is, "To conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, wildlife and their natural habitats for the benefit of humanity and North Carolina’s biological diversity.”

The Gateway Nature Preserve
The Gateway Nature Preserve is a special place in Winston-Salem that brings people and nature together. Their mission is to develop a vibrant urban environmental education center next to Washington Park, close to downtown Winston-Salem. They are preserving and nurturing wildlife habitat, developing trails and natural playscapes, and creating educational programs that connect people with nature.

NC Sierra Club Foothills Group
The NC Sierra Club Foothill Group's mission is, "To explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of the earth; To practice and promote the responsible use of the earth's ecosystem and resources; To educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment; and to use all lawful means to carry out these objectives."

Piedmont Environmental Alliance
The Piedmont Environmental Alliance educates and empowers, builds community, and inspires action to create a more resilient, just, and sustainable Piedmont Triad. Their education programs inspire learners of all ages to become citizen environmentalists, with the tools and knowledge to make sustainable lifestyle choices, champion environmental issues, and address climate change in their own communities. The Piedmont Environmental Alliance's Earth Day Fair is THE event for celebrating sustainability and green living in the region.

Piedmont Land Conservancy
The Piedmont Land Conservancy protects out region's natural lands, farms, and waters for present and future generations. The Piedmont Land Conservancy connects people with nature.

Yadkin Riverkeeper
Yadkin Riverkeeper is a nonprofit, membership organization whose mission is to protect and enhance the Yadkin Pee Dee River basin through education, advocacy and action. Their overarching goals are to ensure clean drinking water and a healthy, safe river for the benefit of all the basin’s nearly 3 million residents.

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