News & Announcements:
Diane Faison presents Maya Angelou’s life and poetry
On Monday, March 11, at 6:30 PM, local artist Diane Faison presents the poems and life of Maya Angelou in celebration of Women’s History Month at the Gibsonville Public Library.
Ms. Faison is a retired teacher, with a teaching career spanning over thirty years. Also, Ms. Faison is an actress, visual artist, speaker, and writer. She draws her audience in by invoking emotional responses to Maya Angelou’s unforgettable poems. Ms. Faison integrates interesting facts about the fascinating life of Maya Angelou throughout her presentation. Allow yourself to experience Maya Angelou’s words come to life through Diane Faison’s presentation. Read more about Diane at dianefaison.com.
FREE computer classes coming in March
The library is organizing a series of computer classes that will be offered for FREE at the Gibsonville Community Center. These classes will be held on the first and third Tuesday of each month (spring session runs from March – May) from 2:00 – 3:30 PM. We want to make sure that these classes are meeting your needs, so we’re asking for feedback and suggestions on class topics before we get started. Let us know below what you’d like to learn so we can shape these events around you. Go to giblib.org/computer
Afterschool S.T.E.A.M. Activities | Thursdays at 4:00 PM
Join us for a fun STEAM (that’s Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) activity each Thursday afternoon at 4:00 PM during the school year. These activities are intended for elementary and middle school students. This month, our after school activities will all involve investigation techniques that will help us solve a crime scene!
Homeschool Activities | Every third Friday at 10:00 AM
Homeschool families are invited to join us every third Friday at 10:00 AM for STEAM activities and the chance to meet other area homeschoolers. Activities will mirror afterschool themes each month.
Ani-Makers – for Middle and High School students | Every third Saturday, 1:30 PM
Calling all anime fans, creative types, makers and friends! We want to start a group just for you Each month, we’ll get together to watch a fun animated thing and create a fun thing, too.
Since this is a brand new group, you’ll get to help shape our activities to reflect your own interests. Have a great craft idea? Share it! Have a new favorite show? Share that too! Bring your friends and make some new friends.
Next Meeting Saturday, March 16 at 1:30 PM
Read Across America Day is a nationwide reading celebration that takes place annually on March 2—Dr. Seuss’s birthday.
Come celebrate with us at our Dr. Seuss Storytime on Saturday, March 2 at 10:00 AM.
Across the country, thousands of schools, libraries, and community centers participate in Read Across America Day by bringing together kids and books.
Saturday, March 16 at 10:00 AM
Come for a St. Patrick’s Day story and stay to plant your own shamrocks to take home!
Saturday Family Storytimes – Saturdays at 10:00 AM
We are now offering a family-style story time each Saturday morning at 10:00 AM starting in June. Join Miss Amanda for fun stories, songs and activities and bring the whole family!
Toddler Story time | Wednesdays at 10:00 AM
Kids 3 and under and their caregivers are invited to come enjoy stories, fingerplays, and songs.
Pre-K Story time | Tuesdays & Wednesdays at 11:00 AM
These story times, geared for 4-5 year olds, feature stories, crafts and activities.