Dancers at Library Reopening

3/24/2018 1:00 PM

Dancers at Library Reopening

Dancers at reopening of Sharon Forks Library

Forsyth County Public Library system announced new details about the grand reopening of its Sharon Forks Library Branch. The all-day reopening celebration will take place on Saturday, March 24, and will feature activities for all ages throughout the day. 

Lambert High School’s string quintet, The Fab Five, will play from 10 a.m. to noon.

There will be a flag raising ceremony led by Cub Scout Pack 205, self-guided scavenger hunts, and staff-led tours through the renovated library, a story time program from Mo Willems’ Elephant and Piggie books. 

There will be several cultural demonstrations and performances from the University of North Georgia on Chinese culture and traditions, and two Indian dance performances from Natyalaya School of Indian Classical Dance and Atlanta Nritya Dance Academy.

Date: Saturday, March 24, 2018
Time: 10am-5pm
Venue: The Sharon Forks Library Branch, 2820 Old Atlanta Road in Cumming.
Contact: 770-781-9840,

Schedule of Events

10:00 a.m.
Flag Raising Ceremony by Cub Scouts Pack 205 at the front entrance
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
String Quintet Performance by students from the Lambert High School in the main library
10:30-11:30 a.m.
Elephant and Piggie Storytime & Character Visit in the Meeting Room
Join us for a special storytime featuring our two favorite friends,
Mo Willems’ Elephant and Piggie! Don’t forget to bring your
camera for a photo with Elephant and Piggie!
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Chinese Tea Appreciation with Yunjuan He, Qi Cui, Zi Chen, and Xinying Ye from the University of North Georgia in the Hot Spot. Learn about tea culture and how to prepare tea in the traditional way, then taste five types of Chinese tea.
1:00-1:30 p.m.
Indian Dance Performance by Darshini Natyalaya School of Indian Classical Dance in the Meeting Room

1:30-2:00 p.m.
Indian Dance Performance by Atlanta Nritya Dance Academy 
in the Meeting Room
2:30-3:00 p.m.
Chinese Lion Dance Performance by Chien Hong School
of Kung Fu in the Meeting Room
4:00-4:45 p.m.
Elephant and Piggie Dance Around the World in the Meeting Room
Join us for a multicultural dance party with our favorite twosome! 
5:00 p.m.
Flag Lowering Ceremony by Girl Scout Cadette Troop #15517
at the front entrance

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