The North Carolina Collection is proudly partnering with the New Winston Museum to bring you the North Carolina Humanities Council Road Scholars. This series brings scholars to the Library to present programs based on their research about North Carolina history and culture. Read below to learn about the next program. Information provided by the New… Continue reading “The American Tobacco Culture: Our Heritage” at Central Library on Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 5:30 p.m.
The Winston-Salem Junior League Rummage Sale was an annual event for many years, raising money for the Junior League and providing Winston-Salem residents with a fun way to find bargains of all kinds. Local filmmaker Diana Greene documented the final rummage sale in 2013, and will be on hand for this screening in the… Continue reading Documentary Screening: The Final Rummage @ Central Library on Tuesday, Sept. 18 @ 2:30 p.m.
The Walkertown Area Historical Society will present “Forsyth’s Newspaper History” with Jim Laughrun, former managing editor of the Winston-Salem Journal, at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Walkertown Branch Library, 2969 Main St., Walkertown. Forsyth County’s newspaper history began in the first week of January 1829, when John Christian Blum and an itinerant printer,… Continue reading Forsyth’s Newspaper History @ Walkertown Branch Library on Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 6:30 p.m.
The New Winston Museum in partnership with the North Carolina Humanities Council and the Forsyth County Public Library will present the September Salon Series program Hard Times in the Mill: Working Lives Past and Present with North Carolina Humanities Council Road Scholar Roxanne Newton, Ph.D. This program focuses on North Carolina’s rich textile heritage as told through… Continue reading Hard Times in the Mill: Working Lives Past and Present at Central Library, Sept. 5 at 5:30 p.m.
We will have a new look at the end of August. We will have the same website address and we will still be a WordPress site but our look is going to change with a new theme. There are a few reasons for this change. One reason is for security. Newer WordPress themes need to… Continue reading Updated Website Coming Soon
Were has the summer gone? We're rolling along here at the Central Library and have been busy with local history reference questions and lots of people coming by to do genealogy! We have some great programs coming to the branches this month with a program at Walkertown Branch Library on August 20th and one at… Continue reading Genealogy Goings On for August
The summer is in full swing and we wanted to let you know about some genealogy programs happening in the Library. We have a few genealogy programs and other opportunities for you to learn about genealogy and to hone your research skills. Genealogy 101 - Intro to Online Geenealogy For those just getting started with… Continue reading Genealogy Programs in July and August