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All Libraries Closed Monday for Memorial Day

By Don Dwiggins / May 27, 2016

All locations of the Forsyth County Public Library will be closed Monday, May 30th in observance of Memorial Day. All locations will re-open Tuesday, May 31st at regular hours. As always, you can access the library 24 hours a day at www.forsythlibrary.org.

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Books We Like

By Carolyn Price / May 12, 2016

This month Carolyn Price, manager of our Clemmons Branch shares some of her favorite titles with us. Just a reminder that Summer Reading kicks off Friday June 17th at 6:30 pm at Artivity on the Green, 630 N. Liberty Street in downtown Winston-Salem. Kids, teens and adults are all invited to attend and to sign up for Summer Reading 2016.


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Summer Reading Kicks Off June 17th at 6:30 pm at 630 N. Liberty St. Downtown Winston-Salem

By Don Dwiggins / May 12, 2016

Make plans now to join us for our big kick-off of Summer Reading 2016 on Friday, June 17th at 6:30 pm at Artivity on the Green Park, located at 630 N. Liberty Street in downtown Winston-Salem. There will be arts and crafts for the kids, a performance by our staff of children's librarians and special entertainment by Amanda Durnell of Down to Earth Aerials, a Cirque du Soleil style aerialist.

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Photos from "We Wear The Mask" Teen Maker Workshops

By Don Dwiggins / May 10, 2016

Recently the Library, in partnership with the Center for Design Innovation, offered two, one-day maker workshops for teens. The workshops blended the art of storytelling with the creative potential of 3D technology and additional maker activities to tell stories through masks.


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Library Begins Storytime for Developmentally Delayed Children

By Don Dwiggins / May 5, 2016

Eight year old Miseal Garcia is a kid in a candy shop as he takes in the new look of the children’s area at the Carver School Road Branch Library. Miseal quickly zeros in on an interactive children’s computer where he finds La Casa de Dora, one of his favorite games. It’s “game on” as he leans forward peering intently into the monitor, the rhythmic click, click of the mouse punctuating the air as he plays.

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FCPL Staff Member Receives Prestigious Archie K. Davis Award

By Don Dwiggins / April 29, 2016

The Forsyth County public Library would like to recognize our very own staff member, Molly Rawls who was the recipient of the Archie K. Davis award last fall. The award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to regional and cultural history.

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