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Alliance Book Club
September 1, 2022

Alliance Book Club

The Alliance Book Club is a library book club dedicated to reading and discussing books by and/or about members of the LGBTQIA+ community. The next meeting will be Saturday, September 24 at 11 a.m. While the club meets virtually via Zoom, registration is required.


Forsyth County Public Library Bookmark Contest
August 20, 2022

Forsyth County Public Library Bookmark Contest

Calling young artists! The Forsyth County Public Library Bookmark Contest opens to entries on Aug. 20. All children and teens from grade Pre-K through grade 12 may design a bookmark to enter. Entries will be accepted through Oct. 3. Winners selected will be invited to an awards ceremony and will have their bookmarks distributed by the library during the course of the next year. Entry forms may be downloaded here or picked up at your local library. Call 336-703-3040 for more information.


Teen Book Club
August 6, 2022

Teen Book Club

Join us on the second Monday of each month at 5 p.m. in the Central Library's Teen Central. Participants choose a topic or genre for each month and we all read whatever we want related to that. Then we discuss what we read at our meeting. Program waiver is required to enjoy refreshments. For ages 12-18.


Learn to Sew for Teens: Fandom Hoodie
August 6, 2022

Learn to Sew for Teens: Fandom Hoodie

Want to show off your favorite show or series? Join us for a fandom hoodie sewing event! We will have sewing machines and supplies available to turn a full zip hoodie into your favorite character or create a unique hoodie to show off all the things you love about a series. Beginners welcome! You would provide the hoodie to be altered. Registration required. Ages 12-18.


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660 West Fifth Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Phone: 336 703 BOOK (2665)
Fax: 336 727 2549
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Limited Browsing and Borrowing
Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m
Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

To-Go Service Hours
Monday-Wednesday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m
Thursday-Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m
Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Holiday Closings
Friday, November 11 - Veteran's Day
Thursday, November 24 - Thanksgiving
Friday, November 25 - Thanksgiving
Friday, December 23 - Christmas holiday begins
Saturday, December 24 - Christmas Eve
Monday, December 26 - Christmas
Tuesday, December 27 - Christmas