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.
Convert your old VHS, music tapes, old photographs, negatives and slides to digital format and create a lasting memory! The Walkertown Branch Library offers free, do-it-yourself digitization of VHS tapes, photos, slides, negatives, and audiotapes to share and enjoy for years to come. Call 336-703-2990 to sign up.
Undesign the Redline, an interactive exhibit sponsored by The Winston-Salem Foundation, looks at the history of racism and inequality as it played out in neighborhoods, nationally and in Winston-Salem. Undesign the Redline will be on display through Monday, Feb. 28 during Central Library's operating hours. The exhibit was created by Designing the We.
The library may be known as a place for free, fun programs and interesting books, did you know you can find more than just books at the library? It's true! Read on for more information on the types of not-books available at Walkertown Branch Library.
Walkertown Branch Library's Milestone Kits are great resources for parents of babies through kindergarteners. Each kit includes two books for adults to learn about activites or what to expect and three books to read together.