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Forsyth County Public Library - Cumming Library

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

5 Simple Ways to Get Organized and Make Your Life Easier

Wednesday September 16, 2020 07:00 pm EDT
Categories: Guest Lecture; Education

Join Carrie Peeples, founder of Neatsmart, online for a virtual presentation and Q & A. Carrie will share how to get organized and make your life easier with five simple hacks, habits and tasks.

This program will take place via FCPL's GoToMeeting platform. Regi...
Cost: Free

Teen Writer's Club

Tuesday September 8, 2020 06:30 pm EDT
Categories: Writing Group

This Club is for teens and young adults in grades 6 and up who share a passion for writing.

Writing tips and strategies will be discussed, and you can share your original writing to receive helpful feedback.

Please register for this virtual event. An email will be sent ...
Cost: Free

Southern Jewish History with Jeremy Katz, Breman Museum

Sunday August 23, 2020 02:00 pm EDT
Categories: Guest Lecture; Culture

Jeremy Katz will speak on the Jews of the American South and how families, culture, and life succeeded, particularly in Georgia and Atlanta.

Jeremy Katz, Archives Director, holds a B.A. degree in History from The Ohio State University and a M.A. degree in Archival ...
Cost: Free

Celebrating the Centennial of the 19th Amendment with Jessica VanLanduyt of Atlanta History Center

Tuesday August 18, 2020 07:00 pm EDT
Categories: Guest Lecture; Education; Culture Honoring the centennial of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, Jessica VanLanduyt of the Atlanta History Center will explore the decades-long struggle for women's suffrage, how women gained the vote, and the ways they have used political power o...
Cost: Free

Virtual Animation Workshop Virtual Program - TEEN Summer Reading Fun

Thursday July 30, 2020 06:30 pm EDT
Categories: Crafts & Making; Techonology; Art

Curious about animation? Every wanted to try it? Now you can!

Alex Thomas and Friends bring their Virtual Animation Workshop to FCPL this summer. Participants will use free, open source animation software and will learn to create several different anim...
Cost: Free

Teen Writer's Club Lock-In Virtual Program

Tuesday July 21, 2020 06:00 pm EDT
Categories: Writing Groups; Author Visit

This year, join us virtually for the Teen Writer's Club Annual Lock-In, a special event for teens who love to write, share inspiration, and improve their writing skills.

Special guest Kara Betz, author of the YA novel Until I Break, will present her tips fo...
Cost: Free

Southern Jewish History with Jeremy Katz, Breman Museum

Sunday July 19, 2020 02:00 pm EDT
Categories: Guest Lecture Join Jeremy Katz as he delves into Southern Jewish History. Jeremy will speak on the Jews of the American South and how families, culture, and life succeeded, particularly in Georgia and Atlanta. From the schooner William and Sarah that brought the first Jews to Georgia in ...
Cost: Free

Build-A-Superhero Workshop with author Chris Negron Virtual Program

Tuesday July 7, 2020 01:00 pm EDT
Categories: Author Visit Join Chris Negron, author of the middle grade novel Dan Unmasked, for a fun Build-a-Superhero workshop. You'll learn the power of character in novel writing, and the effect character origins have on plot and motivation in a fictional story. The workshop will be followed with...
Cost: Free

Not Just Happily Ever After : Elements of the Romance Novel A Virtual Program with Author Tracy Solheim

Sunday June 28, 2020 02:00 pm EDT
Categories: Author Visit; Writing; Guest Lecture Do you want to write a romance novel? Join USA Today bestselling romance author, Tracy Solheim, as she discusses the components necessary to ensure readers will keep turning the pages. Topics will include the various sub-genres of romance; the element...
Cost: Free

Shadow Puppet Workshop with Mr. Damon (Advanced) Virtual Program - Summer Reading Fun

Saturday June 27, 2020 11:00 am EDT
Categories: Kids; Crafts

Learn how to create puppets from your imagination! Mr. Damon will guide you through the steps of making puppets from simple materials. More advanced, this workshop is designed for older children and teens.

Working with children and families for over 10 years, Damon Young i...
Cost: Free

Shadow Puppet Workshop with Mr. Damon (Beginner) Virtual Program - Summer Reading Fun

Saturday June 27, 2020 10:00 am EDT
Learn how to create your own puppets at home! Designed for beginners and younger children, Mr. Damon will show you how to make a puppet from simple materials! Working with children and families for over 10 years, Damon Young is the Lead Teaching Artist at the Center for Puppetry Arts and a Teachin...
Cost: Free

Teen Writing and Story Workshop with Barry Stewart Mann Virtual Program - Summer Reading Fun

Thursday June 18, 2020 06:30 pm EDT
This special session of the Teen Writers Club features master storyteller Barry Stewart Mann. During this interactive workshop, Barry will share some amazing tales, and you'll discover how stories develop from the written to the spoken word. Join us and meet fellow writers who share your passion! ...
Cost: Free

Comic Book Creation with Kyle Puttkammer Virtual Program - TEEN Summer Reading Fun

Thursday June 11, 2020 06:30 pm EDT
Have you ever wanted to create a graphic novel or comic book? What's the process? How do you go from an idea to creation? Find out when Kyle Puttkammer shares his knowledge of the exciting world of comic books! Kyle Puttkammer, one of the Southeast's leading experts on comic books, will share his ...
Cost: Free

Comic Book History and Collecting with Kyle Puttkammer

Tuesday June 9, 2020 06:30 pm EDT
Kyle Puttkammer, one of the Southeast's leading comic book experts, shares his knowledge of comic book history and collecting. If you're a comic book aficionado or interested in learning more about this fascinating art form, you won't want to miss this program! The owner of the Galactic Quests sto...
Cost: Free

Fall Book Sale

Saturday November 10, 2012 07:00 pm EST
Sale includes hardcovers, paperbacks, children's and teen's books, CDs and DVDs.
Cost: Free
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Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 8:30 PM
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Sunday: 1:30 – 5:30 PM