During this series of lectures and performances, master flautist, jazz historian, and educator, Galen Abdur-Razzaq will discuss the History of Jazz Music, Afro-Cuban Music, and Music during the Civil Rights Movement, and play select pieces on his flute. All ages are welcome.
The Greater Vision Dance Company performs traditional African dances as well as a boot dance. Company founder and artistic director, Wayne Jones, will discuss the origins of African-American traditional step dance. Open to all ages.
The 30th annual National African-American Read-In Chain to promote literacy and the reading of African American Literature will be on Sunday, February 9, at 2:30 at the Central Library. This event, facilitated by Dr. Elwanda D. Ingram, is sponsored by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English and the National Council of Teachers of English, in conjunction with the Forsyth County Public Library.
This month we will be reading stories celebrating Black History Month and stories for Valentines Day on Thursday, January 30, at 10 a.m. Then come aboard the bookmobile for a Valentines Day themed craft. The story time is free and open to the public in the play area near Macys. For more information call 336-703-2951. The address for Hanes Mall is 3320 Silas Creek Pkwy, Winston-Salem, NC 27103.
The library is starting a new book at club at 6th and Vine:Wine Bar and Restaurant. On February 19 at 6:30 we will hold the first meeting of the Books From the Vine Book Club.
Like helping people with technology? We'd love to have you on our team. We're hiring a computer coach to work with our Computer Training Bridge program to provide technology instruction and learning materials for our patrons. Take a look for information on how to apply.