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Sketchbook Legacy is Back.

Once again and with great pleasure we are hosting the Sketchbook Legacy project sponsored by Art for Art's Sake. Ms. Miller's 8th grade art class from Meadowlark Middle School, has been working hard creating sketchbooks for this year's exhibit. And for the first time we were able to host an open house here in the… Continue reading Sketchbook Legacy is Back.

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Black History Hunt

We're back again this year with our Black History Hunt for Forsyth County. We have handouts and a display up all month long. We have a new display this year featuring yearbooks, a reel on George Black and his significance, and more. Items on Atkins and Carver High Schools The hunt will cover some of… Continue reading Black History Hunt

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RootsTech 2022 Registration open

Every year FamilySearch (familysearch.org) puts on RootsTech, a conference for genealogy enthusiasts to come, learn, and network. It is the world's largest family history conference. This year there will be 1,000s of sessions to attend, keynote speakers, an Expo Hall with companies all over the globe, lots of networking options, and more. Did I mention… Continue reading RootsTech 2022 Registration open

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Piedmont leaving, postcards coming

The postcards exhibit that was up over the summer in the North Carolina Collection will be back in the coming weeks. Since the beginning of October, there has been a display up for Piedmont Airlines. Piedmont was a Winston-Salem-based airline that started in 1948 and was absorbed into USAir in 1989. The exhibit includes interesting… Continue reading Piedmont leaving, postcards coming

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Native American genealogy

We are pleased to invite you to come learn about Native American genealogy with the library. Expect to learn about different Native American records, tribes local to this state, and what's available on the databases. This program will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. It will be available in-person and online over… Continue reading Native American genealogy