With so many books published each year, how does the Library choose which titles to purchase and add to the collection? Well, that’s the job of our Collection Development Manager who coordinate material purchasing for the library. A fancy way of saying she reads through book review publications, publisher emails, catalogs, etc. and chooses what she thinks you, our customers, will want to read in the next week, month, and year. However, there more to it than simply reading reviews.
Mark Gill, of Frank L. Blum Construction Company and Project Superintendent of the new Central Library renovations gives an update on the state on how work is progressing as the Library moves toward its scheduled re-opening in mid 2017.
Years 1974-1987 and 1989-1996 have been digitized
Big Bang Boon! a long-time summer reading favorite is back with us again this year with rousing performances set for every library location. Join us at one or all of their upcoming performances.
With the summer vacation season at hand Chris Kennedy a librarian at our Clemmons Branch shares some of his favorite summer movies with us.
Recently the Library, in partnership with the Center for Design Innovation, offered two, one-day maker workshops for teens. The workshops blended the art of storytelling with the creative potential of 3D technology and additional maker activities to tell stories through masks.