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Library News

  1.  Free Concert in Walkertown: Weathered by the Storm

    Free Concert in Walkertown: Weathered by the Storm

    Free music concert Weathered by the Storm is an acoustic performance by a local songwriter Chris Nelson. Chris Nelson will present acoustic versions of his original songs along with well-known cover songs. His songs are set in the Americana style and rich with the southern voice. The songs reflect the struggles we all experience throughout life while offering strength and hope. Walkertown Branch library, Saturday, March 28th at 3 pm. No reservations required. Call 336-703-2990 for more

  2. Welcome to Medicare: Learn Your Options

    Welcome to Medicare: Learn Your Options

    Learn Medicare options so you can make the choices right for you. This Senior's Health Insurance Information Program is presented by the Shepherd's Center. Monday, April 6, 5:30 – 7:30 pm at the Walkertown Branch Library.

  3.  In-depth business information, free with ReferenceUSA and OneSource

    In-depth business information, free with ReferenceUSA and OneSource

    With ReferenceUSA and OneSource, get in-depth business information on companies in North America, United Kingdom, Europe, Asia-Pacific as well as emerging markets, with the ability to search for companies by name, by geography or across industries.

  4. March is Deaf History Month

    March is Deaf History Month

    March is Deaf History Month and Forsyth County Public Library would like to celebrate by highlighting our Video Relay Services, an Assistive Technology for people who are Deaf.

  5. Children Invited To Read to a Dog March 23 at Walkertown

    Children Invited To Read to a Dog March 23 at Walkertown

    Young readers and dog lovers ages 4 - 12 are invited to read to Tesla, a Tail-Waggin' Tutor, at Walkertown Branch Library between 6 :15 and 7 pm, Monday, March 23. Register by calling today for a turn: 703-2990. Tesla's next visit will be Monday, April 20.

  6.  Author, Evelyn Coleman

    Author, Evelyn Coleman

    Author, Evelyn Coleman will be a special guest at the Malloy Jordan East Winston Heritage Center for a book reading and signing on Tuesday, March 31st at 3:30pm. Also that week, she will take part in the Easter festivities being held at Old Salem. Evelyn Coleman is the award-winning author of a dozen books for young readers as well as numerous short stories, essays and a novel for adults.

  7. AARP Tax Aide at Southside

    AARP Tax Aide at Southside

    AARP will provide FREE tax assistance at Southside Branch from 10:00-2:00 on March 30th & 31st and April 6th and 7th. They will prepare tax returns for ALL ages and income levels. Please call Southside Branch at 336-703-2980 for more information.

  8. Books We Like

    Books We Like

    This month Carolyn Price, manager of our Clemmons Branch Library shares some of her favorite reads with us including a new, interesting author she recently discovered by accident.

  9. North Carolina Digital Library: Page to Screen VI

    North Carolina Digital Library: Page to Screen VI

    There are lots of beloved books getting the big-screen treatment in 2015 — like Still Alice, The Martian, Insurgent, and Serena just to name a few. Many of these titles can be enjoyed as eBooks and audiobooks free, by visiting the North Carolina Digital Library powered by Overdrive.

  10. St. Patrick's Day Freegal Mix

    St. Patrick's Day Freegal Mix

    Break out your best green duds and don't forget to rock your favorite shillelagh this St. Patrick's Day. We've pulled some modern day odes to the green isle for a fun St. Paddy's Day Freegal Mix. Remember, you get five FREE downloads a week, thanks to your FCPL library card.

  11. Change Announced for Out-of-Area FCPL Library Card Holders

    Change Announced for Out-of-Area FCPL Library Card Holders

    Card holders residing outside of Forsyth County and surrounding counties will be assessed an annual fee, starting March 1st.

  12. Free Tax Help at the Carver School Road Branch Library

    Free Tax Help at the Carver School Road Branch Library

    Financial Pathways new Mobile Financial Stability Unit, THE POINT, will be rolling into the Carver School Road Branch Library's parking lot on Mondays from 1pm until 4pm to offer free tax preparation.

  13. Let Someone Else Do Your Taxes

    Let Someone Else Do Your Taxes

    The Library will again partner with volunteers from AARP and VITA to offer tax assistance at many locations throughout Forsyth County, including several libraries.

  14. Learn How To Research Your Family Tree

    Learn How To Research Your Family Tree

    North Carolina Room staff will provide a selection of genealogy programs at local branches while the Central Library is under renovation. All programs are free. Genealogy Starter Kits will be available.

  15. Promoting Computer Literacy Through Computer Training Bridge

    Promoting Computer Literacy Through Computer Training Bridge

    One of the most important services offered at Forsyth County Public Library is one you may not be familiar with. Our Computer Training Bridge program offers programs and classes to reduce the "Digital Divide" and computer illiteracy in Forsyth County.