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Library News

  1. Doctor Who Teen Party in Teen Central

    Doctor Who Teen Party in Teen Central

    The Twelfth Doctor's first season will begin here in the USA on August 23rd. We're getting ready with a specially-themed party just for teens (youth entering grades 6-12) in Teen Central. Be dressed to impressed--we'll have a costume contest, snacks, crafts, trivia, and more. Join us (ground floor of the Central Library) 3-6 p.m. on Thursday, July 31st. There will be summer reading prizes for all, and additional prizes for our Doctor Who winners.

  2. Technology

    Technology "Petting Zoo" @ Central Library

    If you are interested in purchasing a digital device, but aren't sure what type would be good for you, then join us Monday, August 18 starting at 5pm to test drive some digital devices. We'll have on hand Apple iPads and Sony eReaders to name a few.

  3. Lanterns of Hope: Saturday, August 2 @ 11am

    Lanterns of Hope: Saturday, August 2 @ 11am

    Bring the family and create floating lanterns to represent our diverse community Saturday, August 2nd at 11 am. Featuring the Ballet Folklorico of Julio Ruiz dance troupe!

  4. Freegal Mixtape: #Let'sMove

    Freegal Mixtape: #Let'sMove

    Summer is in full swing, get up and out with these songs you can download for free. This mix incorporates a range of genres and decades, and exudes a fun, upbeat and fresh feel.

  5. Books We Like

    Books We Like

    This month Janis Fox, the Library's Teen Coordinator, shares some of her favorite reads with us.

  6. Q & A About This Year's On the Same Page Selection

    Q & A About This Year's On the Same Page Selection

    Michael Ackerman, co-chair of this year's On the Same Page community read program answers questions about On the Same Page and this year's selection of Serena, by NC author Ron Rash.

  7. A Rare Titanic Family

    A Rare Titanic Family

    "Iceberg! Right ahead!" Listen to Dr. Julie Hedgepeth Williams tell the story of the Titanic, based on firsthand accounts from her great-uncle, a passenger aboard the doomed vessel. She will perform her fascinating one-woman show in the Central Library Auditorium on Monday, July 28 at 3:00 pm.

  8. Happy 75th Birthday, Batman!

    Happy 75th Birthday, Batman!

    KAPOW! BIFF! ZONK! CLANG! On Tuesday, July 22 at 4:00 pm, we're going to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Dark Knight by screening a few of his big-screen adventures! Be sure to bring the shark repellent bat spray!

  9. Central Library to Temporarily Stop Receiving Donations

    Central Library to Temporarily Stop Receiving Donations

    As of July 2nd, the Central Library location will temporarily stop receiving donations from the public. Customers can still bring donated materials to any of our other branch locations.

  10. Database of the Month: Mango Languages

    Database of the Month: Mango Languages

    Learning a new language with Mango Languages is free for all library patrons, and offers a fast and convenient solution for our community’s increasing language-learning needs.

  11. On The Same Page 2014: Serena by Ron Rash

    On The Same Page 2014: Serena by Ron Rash

    This upcoming fall, Forsyth County Public Library's community read program On the Same Page is going to feature the bestselling novel Serena, by acclaimed North Carolina author Ron Rash.

  12. North Carolina Digital Library: Page to Screen IV

    North Carolina Digital Library: Page to Screen IV

    There are lots of beloved books getting the big-screen treatment in 2014 — like The Giver, Dark Places, Gone Girl, and Serena just to name a few. Many of these titles can be enjoyed as eBooks and audiobooks free, by visiting the North Carolina Digital Library powered by Overdrive.