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Explore American Indian Astronomy

Published by Stefanie Kellum / July 16, 2019

Join us as we welcome Tina Smith of the Wake Forest Museum of Anthropology, who will present a program on American Indian astronomy for various age groups this summer.

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Fan Fiction Short Story Writing Contest

Published by Stefanie Kellum / July 10, 2019

Write and submit a fan fiction short story of 10 pages or less starring your favorite book, movie, or television characters during June and July.


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The Epic Journey of Apollo 11

Published by Jamie Stroble / July 9, 2019

Monday, July 22 at 6 p.m. at the Paddison Memorial Branch in Kernersville: In recognition of the historic moon landing, join us for an exciting presentation for all ages by NASA Ambassador Mike Lucas.

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Mad Science Summer Reading Finale

Published by Stefanie Kellum / July 1, 2019

See just how exciting science can be in this show full of mad experiments on Friday, July 26 at 10 a.m.


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July Reading Challenge: Reads with a Beach

Published by Lara Luck / June 28, 2019

Since July is right in the middle of summer vacation, the challenge this month will be to read a book that has a beach setting. (The whole book doesn’t have to be at the beach, but at least part of it does.) Some authors like Nancy Thayer and Dorothea Benton Frank have quite a few novels with beach settings, but you don’t have to read a romance novel. Cormac McCarthy’s “The Road” ends on a beach and Peter Benchley’s “Jaws” is set on a beach as well. Ask a librarian if you need suggestions.

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Multiclutterism: Works in Collage

Published by Diarra Leggett / June 27, 2019

Aaron Oakley Robbins has been cutting and pasting collages since the 1990’s. Utilizing various printed media, Robbins creates vintage futuristic scenes where images from around the world are juxtaposed to create new “surrealities” with sometimes hidden, and occasionally apparent, commentary. Robbins grew up in Winston-Salem’s West End neighborhood, just a few hundred yards from Forsyth County Public Library’s central location. He now resides in Asheboro, where he is a high school chemistry teach

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