Forsyth County Public Library


Explore the Delicate Craft of Tatting at Southside

By Southside Library / May 24, 2016

Spend a day exploring the delicate art of tatting. In this workshop you'll learn a bit about this history of this style of lace, and get lots of hands-on experience trying the craft out yourself. This workshop is for adults, and all supplies and tools are provided. Light breakfast and lunch will be provided as well.

Saturday, June 4th 10:00--4:30 pm. Please call (336) 703-2980 to register by June 1st in order to make sure we have enough materials.


Get out in the Garden with Zinio

By Jacquelyn White / May 12, 2016

The spring gardening season is in full swing, for both new gardeners and professionals alike. We’ve pulled some gardening magazines from our Zinio collection to highlight.


Books We Like

By Carolyn Price / May 12, 2016

This month Carolyn Price, manager of our Clemmons Branch shares some of her favorite titles with us. Just a reminder that Summer Reading kicks off Friday June 17th at 6:30 pm at Artivity on the Green, 630 N. Liberty Street in downtown Winston-Salem. Kids, teens and adults are all invited to attend and to sign up for Summer Reading 2016.


Summer Reading Kicks Off June 17th at 6:30 pm at 630 N. Liberty St. Downtown Winston-Salem

By Don Dwiggins / May 12, 2016

Make plans now to join us for our big kick-off of Summer Reading 2016 on Friday, June 17th at 6:30 pm at Artivity on the Green Park, located at 630 N. Liberty Street in downtown Winston-Salem. There will be arts and crafts for the kids, a performance by our staff of children's librarians and special entertainment by Amanda Durnell of Down to Earth Aerials, a Cirque du Soleil style aerialist.


Photos from "We Wear The Mask" Teen Maker Workshops

By Don Dwiggins / May 10, 2016

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.


Freegal Mix: Zen

By Jacquelyn White / May 9, 2016

May is National Meditation Month. According to Psychology Today, meditation can boost your immune system as well as reduce anxiety and depression. It can also help you increase your productivity. Did you know that Freegal has guided meditation albums as well as meditation music? Remember, you get five FREE downloads a week, thanks to your FCPL library card.

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