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Readers Choice Virtual Book Club

Published by Wright Adams / June 1, 2020

On Wednesday, June 24, at 12:30 p.m. we will have the third virtual meeting for the Readers Choice Book Club. Library staff will discuss their favorite books and ask customers which genre of books they would like to read during Summer Reading 2020.


We're Still Open for Inspiration

Published by Mary Giunca / May 29, 2020

We miss all of our customers and look forward to welcoming you back to our libraries soon. Our bookmobile will be coming to a community near you at the end of May. See the schedule below.

There are still plenty of chances to learn, as we ourselves are learning the best way to reopen safely. To help us get our inventory in order, please continue returning your overdue materials beginning May 15. We won't charge any fines at this time.


Dig into Your Own Fascinating Roots

Published by Mary Giunca / May 29, 2020

There's never been a better time to research your family history, and you don't have to leave home. All you need is your library card. Start your research with free access to's database until June 30. You'll find census records, obituaries, birth certificates and more. Once you begin to build your family tree and find some branches missing, make a 30-minute appointment with our Virtual Genealogist for help filling in those gaps.


Celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month with These Movies

Published by Jamie Stroble / May 28, 2020

Pride Month is a time to celebrate the LGBTQ community, the people and achievements. Movies and documentaries have been made in recent years that highlight some significant moments in LGBTQ history. Even while at home, you can celebrate this history and achievements by watching these movies, recommended by our staff.


Need Help with Your Taxes?

Published by Jody Lohman / May 27, 2020

Finding free tax help or tax forms and publications may seem difficult, and even more challenging now that the library is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and North Carolina Department of Revenue (NCDOR) are closed to the public. However, there are still easy ways to access what you need. Listed here are some options for getting free tax help or obtaining IRS federal and North Carolina tax forms and publications.


Online medical resources available at Forsyth County Public Library

Published by Rob Norwood / May 18, 2020

These databases of medical information are available to you on the library's Online Resources page.

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