- 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.
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.
MultiSearch is the Library’s own federated search engine. It allows you to search
our catalog along with hundreds of additional resources with one single entry. You
can also take advantage of categories and “clustered” results to clear the way for
your research, homework, or business needs.
- 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
- 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
- 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
FIRST Line Online is the very best place to find resource information fast by searching
agency or program name, keyword or category of service.