Resources

  • Ask Your Librarian

    Contact your librarian by email or phone to get your questions answered.

  • Online Resources

    Explore hundreds of authoritative resources 24/7 from any computer anywhere! All you need is your Library Card.

  • Catalog

    The Library’s Online Catalog reflects all of our materials at all our locations, including virtual items you can check out online. Search for what interests you at any time. Records from all of our materials will display, and then you can place a hold to reserve them and pick them up at any FCPL location.

  • Digital Forsyth

    Digital Forsyth is the result of a collaborative effort to preserve the history of Forsyth County in its photographic treasures. The Library is the repository of slices of history throughout the decades, and through digitization, now those historical photographs can be shared online.

  • Local History / Genealogy

    FCPL provides printed, audiovisual, and online resources for your local or family history research. Prepare to be impressed with the available collections and the staff that can guide you through them.

  • Government Information

    The Library is an ideal place to locate all ranges of government information. As a Federal Depository for United States government documents, we provide access to a wealth of reports and data. State and local government information is also on file and ready for you to access. Visit the North Carolina Room and meet with the experts

  • Nonprofit Resouce Center

    The Nonprofit Resource Center offers research materials on a wide variety of topics of interest to the nonprofit sector. This collection is housed at Central Library and includes a dedicated workstation with subscription access to Foundation Directory Online.

  • Photograph Collection

    A very special collection of photographs is housed at Central Library as a part of the North Carolina Room. Most feature people, events, buildings, and street scenes of Winston-Salem and surrounding areas, and they date back as far as the late 1800s.

  • Survive & Thrive @ the Library

    Survive & Thrive will help you find effective solutions for your job searches, household budgeting needs, re-tooling yourself into a new career, teach you how to network and many more topics critical to getting you back to work.

  • Community Resource Guide

    Through the NC211 Community Resource Database, individuals can access information about local health and human service programs and volunteer opportunities.