Microfilm is dead...there is a new way to read newspapers...and thanks to the hefty fee that we pay, YOU can read the Winston-Salem Journal every day for free, in color, zoom in, zoom out, copy text and images, as long as you don't try to use any of it for profit...for that you will still… Continue reading Access Winston-Salem Journal…easy steps, 1, 2, 3, etc…
The Winston-Salem and Forsyth County code of ordinances are available online through Municode using the links below. While there are print copies inside the North Carolina collection that are used by both staff and patrons alike, it is very convenient to search the online versions for quick reference. Forsyth County code Winston-Salem city code You can… Continue reading Local Ordinance Codes Online
With the upcoming midterm elections on November 6th, the North Carolina Room staff has naturally been fielding a lot of questions regarding early voting locations, how to register to vote, and more. If you live in Forsyth County, one of your best resources to find information about voting, and the resource we reference most often… Continue reading Voting Information for Forsyth County
A great partnership has begun with Wings Over Winston, an aerial photography company, and the North Carolina Collection staff at the Forsyth County Public Library. We are providing historical context for selected images taken by Wings Over Winston for their Instagram account. Check it out when you have time. Follow them on Instagram or Facebook to… Continue reading Forsyth County Public Library Partnership with Wings Over Winston
Fresh from the Digital North Carolina Blog World War II era Winston-Salem city directories now online Forsyth County Public Library has provided four more city directories documenting Winston Salem and the surrounding area. These directories cover 1940-1945, adding to the set that was previously available. The large volumes can be extremely useful for many types… Continue reading More City Directories Available
An exciting new look to a valuable resource from the State Library of North Carolina End of year gift for fans of North Carolina history, heritage and culture: NCpedia’s new website goes live today! Greetings old friends of North Carolina’s online encyclopedia, the NCpedia — and new and future friends too! The new and improved… Continue reading A New Look for NCpedia
We are pleased to announce that microfilmed issues of The Winston-Salem Chronicle are being digitized through a partnership with the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center (DigitalNC) and are now available online. With permission from the The Winston-Salem Chronicle, 15 microfilm reels were sent to DigitalNC for digitization this spring. Half of the collection was sent so… Continue reading Back Issues of The Winston-Salem Chronicle Are Now Available Online.