Learn how the redlining exhibit at Central Library is bringing the community together for discussion around racism and inequality in Winston-Salem neighborhoods. Hear how four local women find hope and healing in trying times. And learn what local author and journalist Phoebe Zerwick found when she re-examined the life of Darryl Hunt in "Beyond Innocence: The Life Sentence of Darryl Hunt." Plus, programs on everything from local authors to the underground railroad.
This week we continue to celebrate the life of our former director Sylvia Sprinkle Hamlin. See a video produced by the City of Winston-Salem and an official resolution from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association commemorating her incredible life and achievements for literacy and the arts in our community.
Forsyth County's Smart Start agency partners with the Dolly Parton Imagination Library to deliver free books through the mail each month to children (from birth to their fifth birthday) living in Forsyth County. The children get to keep the books. For more information or to sign up, come visit their information booth at the Lewisville Branch on Monday, Feb. 7 from 9:30 a.m. to noon or visit their website.
New to preparing your taxes? Learn what you need to know to get your taxes done at the Lewisville Branch on Monday, Feb. 28 from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Presented by Marc Lopresti from Summit Credit Union. Recommended for ages 14 and up. Registration required,
You may drop off a coat from Jan. 3 through Feb. 7, 2022 at the Lewisville Branch or the Reynolda Manor Branch. We will take it to A Cleaner World. A Cleaner World will make minor repairs, clean the coats, and then send them to The Salvation Army for distribution to those in need.
Find your inner artist! Coloring has been linked to reducing stress as it calms and refocuses the mind. Join the Color & Coffee Group for some relaxation and socializing while you color. Coffee, coloring sheets, and pencils will be provided by the library. Join us Friday, Jan. 14 and 28 at 10 a.m. for all the fun.