Great Links & Resources, Local History, Winston-Salem

Access Winston-Salem Journal…easy steps, 1, 2, 3, etc…

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…

Government Resources, Great Links & Resources, Winston-Salem

Local Ordinance Codes Online

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

Government Resources, Great Links & Resources

Voting Information for Forsyth County

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

Events, Forsyth County, Great Links & Resources, Local History

Forsyth County Public Library Partnership with Wings Over Winston

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

Great Links & Resources, Local History, New Acquisitions

More City Directories Available

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

Great Links & Resources, Local History

Back Issues of The Winston-Salem Chronicle Are Now Available Online.

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.