Departments

  • Audiovisual / Circulation

    Learn all the details about the power of your FCPL Library Card! Central Library’s AV/C Department not only gets you checked out and in again, but houses a top-notch collection of audio and video materials. Come check out a blockbuster or bestseller today!

  • Children's Room

    The Central Library’s Children’s Room has to be one of the most fun places for a kid to spend time in Forsyth County. Check out the picture and chapter books, educational workstations, CDs and videos, and the magical space itself. The best asset of all? The Librarians!

  • Teen Central

    Uptime or downtime — whichever you have — should be spent in Teen Central, an area designed especially for the comfort of the teenagers in your life. Be it game contests or curling up with a new graphic novel, visit Teen Central next time you’re downtown.

  • Information Services

    Visit the Reference Librarians on the second floor for your information needs. This area houses all of Central Library’s nonfiction titles, with several special collections. Here is where you can reserve research computers and get the expert help you need.

  • North Carolina Room

    One of the most valuable areas in Forsyth County houses our history, including printed and online materials, maps, and artifacts. Visit the North Carolina Room on the ground floor to get started on your local history project and family genealogy. Try the new Digitization Station to preserve your treasures in a new format.

  • Popular Library

    All the latest books, newspapers, and magazines are available at Central Library’s Popular Library on the first floor. Enjoy the new issue of an interesting magazine while sitting in one of our rocking chairs looking out at the magnolia tree. The 40-workstation Computer Center is located here, too!