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#OwnVoices: Celebrating Diverse Literature Written by Diverse Authors

Published by Jamie Stroble / July 23, 2020

So what is #ownvoices? Maybe you’ve seen the hashtag on Twitter, or heard other readers talking about it. Not a new concept, the hashtag was coined in 2015 by author Corinne Duyvis, who wanted a way to share books whose main characters represented varied groups of people, and were also penned by writers who shared the same diversity as their main characters. Take a look at our staff picks that represent the authors' #ownvoices.

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Welcome Back to the Library. We're So Glad You're Here

Published by Mary Giunca / July 20, 2020

All of our Libraries are open, and we're looking forward to seeing you again. We're following local health guidance. We're only allowing 10-20 percent capacity and are doing deep cleaning at each location. To understand how your visit to the Library will be different, click through to watch our new video.


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Virtual Storytimes from the Paddison Memorial Branch Library Continue on Sept. 4 at 10 a.m.

Published by Stefanie Kellum / June 17, 2020

Join Miss Stefanie from the Paddison Branch for virtual storytime on Zoom on Fridays at 10 a.m. from Sept. 4 to Nov. 20.

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Sign Up For the Paddison Memorial Branch Library Events Newsletter

Published by Crystal D Holland / January 23, 2020

Sign up for this monthly newsletter and stay in the know about what's going on at the library. There's something for all ages! You can call us at 336-703-2930 or email goldstLb@forsyth.cc to get started.


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