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Outreach Services

We bring the library to you!


Forsyth County Public Library strives to serve the entire Forsyth County community by offering library programs and services outside our branch locations that strengthen and improve the quality of life for our patrons. From visits to schools, daycares and senior living facilities to attending community events, we make sure Forsyth County Public Library is there for everyone. Our Outreach Team specializes in taking the library on the road, creating custom programs and activities for all ages.


Contact Us

678-513-9354
outreach@forsythpl.org

School and Daycare Visits

 

Would you like a storytime program to enhance your current unit of study? Are you interested in introducing your students to the many resources Forsyth County Public Library has to offer? We’ve got you covered.

Our Outreach Team would love to visit you and your students to share stories and explore resources to help them succeed in their education. We can create custom programs for all ages. Simply Request a Visit and we will get in touch to finalize the details of our visit.

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School and Daycare Visits

Community Events

We love to get out in the community and talk to folks about the library. Our staff can offer games, crafts and activities to attendees that can be customized to reflect the theme or purpose of your event. We also offer onsite library card registration and demonstration of library resources.

Beginning in Fall 2020, the FCPL Bookmobile will also be available to make special appearances at parades and community events.

If you would like for the library to participate in your event, simply Request a Visit and we will get in touch to finalize the details.

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Community Festivals and Events

Informational Visits

Are you looking for a speaker for your next club meeting or community group gathering? Look no further than Forsyth County Public Library. Our professional staff is available to share information about free library resources available to your membership, from genealogy research to career resources and everything in between. Request a Visit today and we will provide the right speaker for your group.

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Senior Programs and Services

Our Outreach Team delivers services to senior centers and assisted living communities throughout Forsyth County.

Lobby Stops

Our mobile lobby stop service provides full access to FCPL’s  collection, including books, audiobooks, DVDs, magazines, and music CDs. In addition to delivery of personal requests, our staff offers knowledgeable, one-on-one service and technology assistance.

Tales and Travels

Tales & Travels is an innovative book and reading library program that provides services directly to people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias. Each one-hour program takes participants on an imaginary trip to another country or region of the United States and includes books, music, objects, folktales, and interesting facts about each destination country or region of the United States.

Back in Time

Back in Time is a program that encourages seniors to reminisce about the good ole days.  Residents are engaged as we read short stories, listen to bygone music and try our hand at “back in the day” trivia.

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Mobile Library Services Senior Programs and Services

Mailbox Books

Forsyth County Public Library can mail materials directly to your home if you are unable to visit the library. The Mailbox Books program offers you the convenience of receiving and returning materials in a postage-paid mail pouch.

Mailbox Books

This service is open to Forsyth County patrons of Forsyth who:

  • Have a permanent or temporary disability or medical condition that prevents a person from visiting the library.
  • Reside in a nursing care or assisted living facility, whether on a temporary or permanent basis.
  • Have other health conditions that make a person unable to visit the library.

Pick out your own books or we can make selections for you based on your preferences.  Our Outreach Services team is dedicated to making sure you receive the materials you want when you want them. Let us know if you need anything! For more information about our services or for personal assistance, call 678-513-9365 or email us at outreach@forsythpl.org.

Mailbox Books customers have access to all materials currently available for checkout from the library:

  • Standard and Large Print books
  • Paperbacks
  • Print materials in a variety of World Languages
  • Interlibrary Loans
  • eBooks
  • eAudiobooks
  • DVDs
  • Books on CD
  • Music CDs
  • Magazines

Request a Visit

Requrements:


  • School, event or community Group, must be in or working in Forsyth County, GA.
  • Community events or festivals must have free admission.
  • We book on a first come, first served basis, but will do our best to accommodate as many groups or events as we can on the same day.
  • We request at least two weeks notice of your event.
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