Monday, September 14, 2015

Library to Host Dozens of Fall Break Programs, Sept. 28 - Oct. 2, 2015

Forsyth County Public Library’s schedule of Fall Break events includes over 30 programs to engage the imagination and intellect of both children and families during the upcoming break for Forsyth County Schools.

Professional flamenco dancer Julie Baggenstoss will introduce children and families to the vibrant music and moves of flamenco at the Post Road Library on Monday, September 28 at 11:45 a.m. As part of the library’s One World Forsyth program, the “Ferdinand the Bull and Flamenco” event will include an interactive performance of the classic children’s tale The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf, a flamenco demonstration, and crafts celebrating the culture of Spain. All ages are welcome and no registration is required.

Katherine Jansen
(Image: Little Red Book Shop)
Dianna Tribble, owner of the local Tribble Farms, will visit the Sharon Forks Library at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, September 28 to talk with elementary-aged children about bees, honeycombs, and how honey is made. Tribble will also give a demonstration of honey extraction. No registration is required to attend.

Katherine Jansen, local author of three books for children, will host three special storytimes at the Cumming Library on Tuesday, September 29 at 10:15 a.m., 11:15 a.m., and 3:15 p.m. Jansen’s Barnyard Series of books includes Then Again Said the Hen, A Friend in the End, and Forgiving Fox, all fully illustrated by artist Jeffrey Yey. All ages are welcome. No registration is required to attend.

Abby the ArchaeoBus, Georgia’s mobile archaeology classroom, will visit the Post Road Library from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 30. Got a miniature Indiana Jones in your family? Bring them to visit the ArchaeoBus and check out the hands-on exhibits on the bus, as well as displays, puzzles, crafts, trivia, and activities in the library parking lot.

Abby the ArchaeoBus
(Image: The Society for Georgia Archaeology)
Continue your archaeological adventure with a screening of Journey to the Center of the Earth starring Brendan Fraser, Josh Hutcherson, and Seth Meyers inside the library at 3:15 p.m. The film is rated PG and no registration is required for the film or Abby the ArchaeoBus.

The Sharon Forks Library will host the Chattahoochee Nature Center’s “Hunters in the Sky” program at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 2. This program is suggested for grades K and up and will include up-close encounters with an owl and a hawk as they learn about these interesting native raptors. Advance registration is not required.

Other programs, such as Puppetpalooza, Kids Knit finger knitting class, parachute games, movies, craft and toy workshops, storytimes, and teen trivia, are also scheduled. For a complete schedule of Fall Break programs, please visit