Paddison Memorial Branch Library


An Introduction to Dungeons and Dragons

Published by Lara Goldstein / January 13, 2022

Have you ever wanted to try D&D but been intimidated by a lack of knowledge about the game? Join us Saturday January 29 at 2 PM for an experience-focused, inclusive, and beginner-friendly information session.


The Winter/Spring Edition of Intersections is Here

Published by Mary Giunca / January 13, 2022

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.


Celebrating Sylvia Sprinkle Hamlin 1945-2022

Published by Todd Bowser / January 13, 2022

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.


Join us for Paddison Library's new Community Share & Teach

Published by Lara Goldstein / January 6, 2022

Do you collect something that has special meaning to you? Do you have a family heirloom with an interesting story or a hobby you'd like to share about? Join us for Share and Teach at Paddison Library – the adult twist on the classic show and tell. Our first meeting with be Monday January 24th at 6 PM in the library’s auditorium. If you are interested in sharing or attending, please email Emily or Lara or call us at 336-703-2930.


Lend a helping paw for our new Paws & Claws craft series

Published by Lara Goldstein / January 6, 2022

Are you feeling crafty? Looking for a way to learn new skills while helping out animals in need? Then lend a helping paw to dogs and cats at the Forsyth Humane Society shelter. Our first no-sew pet bed craft session will be Wednesday January 19th at 11 AM, so please email Emily at to register since openings are limited.


Genealogy programs are coming

Published by Grace May / January 6, 2022

Need more genealogy in your life? You're in luck...

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