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Local History Lecture Series: Pride Winston-Salem at Lewisville Branch Library

Published by Julie Crouse / September 22, 2019

Monday, Sept. 30 at 6 p.m. A journey we can all be proud of! Join us as we explore the creation of Pride Winston-Salem and the history of the festival that brings us together as a community. Learn about the visionaries that worked tirelessly to make the Parade and Festival a reality, and the wonderful city that continues to support this important endeavor.


Book Sale Season at FCPL

Published by Amber McClure / September 19, 2019

Ready to cozy up with a book and a warm blanket in the crisp fall weather? Book sale season is almost here, and it is your perfect chance to stock up on all kinds of used books, DVDs and CDs. Various branches will hold their book sales throughout the months of October and November.


Panel discussion examines local law enforcement and the African American community

Published by Mary Giunca / September 15, 2019

As African Americans move into positions of power in law enforcement, what are the challenges in reversing the distrust between law enforcement and minority communities? Local leaders and law enforcement hold a discussion on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at the Malloy/Jordan East Winston Heritage Center


High School Race Relations Panel Highlights Interracial Friendships

Published by Mary Giunca / September 14, 2019

Local high school students discuss the challenges and opportunities of interracial friendships in bridging America's racial divide. Sponsored by the City of Winston-Salem Human Relations Commission


September's Reading Challenge

Published by Lara Luck / September 12, 2019

On September 5th the Library kicks off its 18th annual community read, On the Same Page, with “Speak No Evil” by Dr. Uzodinma Iweala. I would like to encourage everyone to give this powerful, award-winning novel a try. This novel covers so many timely issues, but I’d like to focus on one topic for this month’s reading challenge - the immigrant experience in America.


Wazobia: 2019 On The Same Page Finale

Published by Jacquelyn White / September 12, 2019

A night of Nigerian culture, food, and dance. Saturday, Oct. 5 from 6 - 8 p.m. Central Library Auditorium. This is a free ticketed event.

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