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Forsyth County Public Library’s 2019 Teen Ink Contest

Published by Jacquelyn White / January 8, 2019

Do you have a way with words? Don’t be shy! Students in grades 6th through 12th are encouraged to submit a poem with an entry form to compete in this year’s Teen Ink Contest.

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Short Story Contest - Black Migrations

Published by Amber McClure / January 8, 2019

All adult writers are encouraged to enter the Carver School Road Branch Library's Black History Month Short Story Contest. The topic is: Black Migrations. Submissions of up to 1000 words must be received by Jan. 31 at your library. The winner will receive a $25 gift card. The winner will also read their work at the Adult Creative Writing Group meeting on Thursday, Feb. 14, at 11 a.m. at the Carver School Road Branch Library.


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Harry Potter Book Night in Teen Central

Published by Jacquelyn White / January 7, 2019

Thursday, Feb. 7 at 4:30 p.m.

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Journeys Through Space & Time: Black Migration in Afrofuturism

Published by Paddison Memorial Branch / January 7, 2019

On Friday, Feb. 15, at 4 p.m., come to the Paddison Memorial Branch to participate in an evening with NC State University Interdisciplinary lecturer Darrell Stover to learn about the history and examples of the exciting aesthetics of the art and cultural movement known as Afrofuturism.


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"Talking Black in America"

Published by Paddison Memorial Branch / January 7, 2019

On Friday, Feb. 22, at 4 p.m. , the Paddison Memorial Branch will be showing the documentary film "Talking Black in America", which chronicles the impact of African American English on American language and culture. Filmed across the U.S., this documentary is a revelation of language as legacy, identity and triumph over adversity. A brief Q&A session with one of the film's producers will follow.

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"Negro Terror": A Film by John Rash

Published by Paddison Memorial Branch / January 7, 2019

The Paddison Memorial Branch invites you to a Saturday Matinee featuring "Negro Terror", a film by John Rash. The film is a cinematic and musical portrait of a punk band's role in the vibrant and eclectic underground music community of Memphis, Tenn. A brief Q&A session with the filmmaker will follow. Recommended for ages 18 and up, the film has strong language and scenes.

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