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
With the summer vacation season at hand Chris Kennedy a librarian at our Clemmons Branch shares some of his favorite summer movies with us.
Eight year old Miseal Garcia is a kid in a candy shop as he takes in the new look of the children’s area at the Carver School Road Branch Library. Miseal quickly zeros in on an interactive children’s computer where he finds La Casa de Dora, one of his favorite games. It’s “game on” as he leans forward peering intently into the monitor, the rhythmic click, click of the mouse punctuating the air as he plays.
The Forsyth County public Library would like to recognize our very own staff member, Molly Rawls who was the recipient of the Archie K. Davis award last fall. The award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to regional and cultural history.