This month we will be reading stories celebrating Black History Month and stories for Valentines Day on Thursday, January 30, at 10 a.m. Then come aboard the bookmobile for a Valentines Day themed craft. The story time is free and open to the public in the play area near Macys. For more information call 336-703-2951. The address for Hanes Mall is 3320 Silas Creek Pkwy, Winston-Salem, NC 27103.
On Saturday, February 15, at 2:30 p.m. at the Central Library in the auditorium, the library will host a panel discussion on African Americans and Voting.
The second annual African American Author Fair during Black History month will be on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 2:30 p.m. in the Central Library. Local triad authors will discuss their work with a book signing to follow.
The 30th annual National African-American Read-In Chain to promote literacy and the reading of African American Literature will be on Sunday, February 9, at 2:30 at the Central Library. This event, facilitated by Dr. Elwanda D. Ingram, is sponsored by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English and the National Council of Teachers of English, in conjunction with the Forsyth County Public Library.
The Greater Vision Dance Company performs traditional African dances as well as a boot dance. Company founder and artistic director, Wayne Jones, will discuss the origins of African-American traditional step dance. Open to all ages.
The library is starting a new book at club at 6th and Vine:Wine Bar and Restaurant. On February 19 at 6:30 we will hold the first meeting of the Books From the Vine Book Club.