• Local History / Genealogy

    Visit our North Carolina Room for printed, audiovisual, and online resources for your local or family history research. Prepare to be impressed with the available collections and the staff that can guide you through them.

  • Government Information

    As a Federal Depository for United States government documents, we provide access to a wealth of reports and data. State and local government information is also on file and ready for you to access at the library or at home. Visit the North Carolina Room and meet with the experts.

  • Nonprofit Resource Center

    The Nonprofit Resource Center offers research materials on a wide variety of topics of interest to the nonprofit sector. This collection is housed on the second floor of Central Library and includes a dedicated workstation with subscription access to Foundation Directory Online.

  • Photograph Collection

    A very special collection of photographs is housed at Central Library as a part of the North Carolina Room. Most feature people, events, buildings, and street scenes of Winston-Salem and surrounding areas, and they date back as far as the late 1800s.

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