Robotics Is Back!

Robotics Is Back!

Next class is July 14 at Harper Library; Register by calling (910) 457-6237 Elementary school students recently filled Harper library for the return of the very popular Lego WeDo Robotics program, thanks to a great collaboration from wonderful community partners who...
OKI Author Captures Horror, Hope in the Flood

OKI Author Captures Horror, Hope in the Flood

It was another full house of book lovers when FOLSOI hosted local author Cindy Horrell Ramsey at Barbee Library to discuss her latest novel, Trying Not to Drown, a heart-wrenching story about a family whose home is destroyed by flooding after Hurricane Florence. ...
Local Author Writing ‘New’ Civil War Series

Local Author Writing ‘New’ Civil War Series

The audience was “at attention” when Southport author Col (Ret.) Dobie McArthur was the guest speaker for FOLSOI’s Meet the Author program at Harper Library in mid-May. He was there to talk about his life, military career, and a thrilling series of Civil War books...
Promoting Reading from the Start

Promoting Reading from the Start

The idea started in a Brunswick Newcomers meeting when I was listening to Debbie Keener, the Executive Director of Samara’s Village (above, center, with FOLSOI’s Gail Sawchuk, left; and Cindy Phillips, right), tell the audience about their mission of helping...
Barbee Library Hosts Joy Class from Morganton

Barbee Library Hosts Joy Class from Morganton

It was a day of fun this week when Barbee Library hosted a games party for a group of special needs adults and their caregivers from the JOY Sunday School class at Burkemont Baptist Church in Morganton, North Carolina. The group is here for a week-long work and play...