Forsyth County Public Library - Sharon Forks Library

Call: (770) 781-9840 or visit www.forsythpl.org

Carnatic Saxophone Concert: Presented by Aarohi

Saturday April 4, 2020 03:00 pm EDT
Enjoy classical Carnatic music performed on the saxophone by Adithya Mukund, a graduating senior at Georgia Institute of Technology, accompanied by Ashwin Kalyan on violin, Arvind Narayan on mridangam, and Ananth Kumar on ghatam. Aarohi invites music lovers of all ages to enjoy music rendered these ...
Cost: Free

I am a Union Soldier: Forsyth Reads Together

Sunday March 29, 2020 03:30 pm EDT
Categories: Guest Lecture; Education; History Learn about the equipment, uniforms, and life of a Union soldier in the American Civil War. Why did Northern men take up arms? Over half a million lives were lost. What made them think the sacrifices were worth it? Was it preservation of the Union? Was i...
Cost: Free

I am a Confederate Soldier: Forsyth Reads Together

Sunday March 29, 2020 02:00 pm EDT
Categories: Guest Lecture; Education; History Learn about the equipment, uniforms, and life of a Confederate soldier – with a twist. Challenge historical stereotypes and shatter preconceived notions of what prompted Southern men to take up arms. Over half a million lives were lost. What made them th...
Cost: Free

Corporate Chaos: A Murder Mystery for Adults

Sunday March 15, 2020 02:00 pm EDT
Categories: Games;

Showcase your sleuthing skills and solve a murder mystery set in the underbelly of the corporate world at the Sharon Forks Library!

Registration is required for this program. You will receive information about the character you will portray in the mystery after registration clos...
Cost: Free

Monstrous Regiment of Women: Queens of Europe

Saturday March 14, 2020 03:00 pm EDT
Categories: Guest Lecture; Education; History

During the early modern period, male rule was the standard in European states and kingdoms. Due to accidents and other circumstances, women sometimes presented the only, or best, candidates to ascend to the throne.

Given people's misgivings about femal...
Cost: Free

Not Your Mother’s Romance Novel - A Romance Writer's Panel Discussion

Sunday February 9, 2020 02:00 pm EST
Categories: Writing; Author Visit; Guest Lecture Learn about the evolution of the romance genre from the bodice-rippers of the past to today's books which feature diverse women who take charge of their own lives from four multi-published authors. If you're interested in writing romance novels or ju...
Cost: Free

Bringing Literature to Life: Tiny Waists and Big, Fat Lies

Saturday February 8, 2020 03:00 pm EST
Categories: Education; History

Are you fascinated with Victorian era clothing? This lecture is tailor-made for you!

Pantaloons, petticoats, and peplums galore! Learn about all the fashion phases and the many layers of the "properly" dressed lady. A feast for the eyes and some truth for the soul: Wha...
Cost: Free

Scream in the Dark

Friday October 25, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
You'll be screaming in the dark when you visit Sharon Forks' Haunted House and watch the hilarious horror classic Beetlejuice (1988, rated PG). Wear your scariest costume or a favorite one!

This after-hours program is for teens in grades 6 through 12. No registration required.

Cost: free

Diwali Celebration

Sunday October 20, 2019 01:30 pm EDT
Join us at the Sharon Forks Library for the sixth annual Diwali Celebration! There will be festive crafts, Indian food to sample, and dance performances throughout the day. All ages and cultures are welcome.

Dance Performance Schedule: 2:00 p.m.: Atlanta Nritya Academy

2:35 p.m.: Darshini Natyalay...
Cost: free

Lizzie Borden: The Cutting Edge

Tuesday October 15, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Do you think you know all there is about Lizzie Borden? Or maybe you don't know much more than her name and 'that song'. Sloane Meyer brings literature to life during an entertaining evening that sheds light on new evidence that just might change your mind...or at least teaches you more accurate lyr...
Cost: free

Game of Crowns Murder Mystery: Based on a Popular Series

Sunday October 13, 2019 02:00 pm EDT
Showcase your acting skills and solve a murder mystery set in the “Game of Crowns” at the Sharon Forks Library! The six kingdoms of the Ethos Realm are fighting among themselves; however with the upcoming marriage between the Houses of Langstone and Tyrele, there is hope for peace and unity. Queen C...
Cost: Free

Stranger Things Escape Room

Tuesday October 8, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
As a member of the Hawkins MS AV club, you are distraught to hear that your friend Will has gone missing. You and the remaining members of the party find yourselves in the principal’s office, where you discover a police file along with a strange locked box that you realize contains the mysterious po...
Cost: free

Indian Classical-Carnatic Concert - Featuring vocalist Anjana Nagaraja

Sunday September 22, 2019 02:00 pm EDT
Enjoy an afternoon of Indian Classical-Carnatic music performed by vocalist Anjana Nagaraja with live violin and mridangam accompaniment. Carnatic music is one of the oldest systems of music. Sri Purandara Dasaru is considered as the Father of Carnatic Music. He formulated the system for teaching....
Cost: Free

Pianos for Peace Concert with Lambert Chamber Orchestra

Tuesday September 17, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Enjoy a special musical concert and conversation with Lambert Chamber Orchestra and Malek Jandali, founder & CEO of Pianos for Peace, a local non-profit that aims to build peace through music and education by making the arts accessible to all. We'll learn about their mission to engage and impact the...
Cost: Free

The Mongol Empire and the Chinggis Exchange - Great Civilizations

Tuesday September 10, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Dr. Timothy May explores the Mongol Empire, largest contiguous empire in world history. Stretching from the Sea of Japan to the Mediterranean, the Mongol Empire territory covered approximately 14 million square miles (roughly the size of Africa). While contemporaries viewed the Mongols on par with n...
Cost: Free

Sharon Forks Writers' Group

Wednesday September 4, 2019 12:00 am EDT
Categories: Library Events

Are you a writer who is looking for a local resource and a forum for your work? Are you looking for some feedback about your writing?

Then join us on the first Wednesday of each month at Sharon Forks Library from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. to discuss works of others in the g...
Cost: Free

Learn How To Play American Mah Jongg

Tuesday August 6, 2019 06:30 pm EDT
Categories: Library Events

Learn how to play American Mah Jongg (National Mah Jongg League rules) every Tuesday evening in August from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. In this 4-week class you will:

• Become familiar with the tiles, the suits, and terminology

• Learn how to read the National Mah Jongg Leagu...
Cost: Free
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Monday: 10:00 AM – 8:30 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 8:30 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 8:30 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM – 8:30 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Sunday: 1:30 – 5:30 PM