On Wednesday, February 9 at 1 p.m. the Clemmons Branch Library presents a free screening of Concussion. Will Smith stars as a neuropathologist who discovers a degenerative brain disease now known as CTE in the autopsies of several deceased pro-football players. After presenting his research, he finds himself under fire from the NFL. Part of Black History Month 2022: Black Health and Wellness. 123 minutes. Rated PG-13.
On Saturday, March 19, from 1 – 4 p.m. join us as FCPL’s local author fair welcomes a wide variety of authors in many genres from the Triad area. This is a great chance to get your name out there, meet others from our thriving community of writers, and offer copies of your book for sale.
Space is limited. If you’re interested in having a table at the local author fair, please fill out this form and a library representative will contact you.
While the library will not be offering onsite tax assistance this year, AARP and Forsyth Free Tax will still be providing tax assistance by appointment only. View the Tax Newsletter for some options for getting free tax help or obtaining IRS federal and North Carolina tax forms and publications.
Learn how the redlining exhibit at Central Library is bringing the community together for discussion around racism and inequality in Winston-Salem neighborhoods. Hear how four local women find hope and healing in trying times. And learn what local author and journalist Phoebe Zerwick found when she re-examined the life of Darryl Hunt in "Beyond Innocence: The Life Sentence of Darryl Hunt." Plus, programs on everything from local authors to the underground railroad.
This week we continue to celebrate the life of our former director Sylvia Sprinkle Hamlin. See a video produced by the City of Winston-Salem and an official resolution from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association commemorating her incredible life and achievements for literacy and the arts in our community.
The Clemmons Branch Library and the American Red Cross will host a blood drive on Tuesday, February 15 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Please visit www.redcrossblood.org and use the sponsor code ClemmonsLibrary to make your appointment. You may also sign up at the front desk of the library.