The new Clemmons branch library opened recently. The entire process took 11 years, from the time the 2010 campaign to pass the Library Bonds began to the construction of the new library branch in the heart of Clemmons. Commissioner Don Martin described the grand opening of the new library branch as “a day when everybody can be ha… More
It rained the day that the new Kernersville Library opened less than a week before Christmas. That might have been mother nature’s way of tempering expectations. But the Journal didn’t take the hint.
A year ago, Downtown Winston-Salem’s Central Library reopened after being closed for entirely too long. One year later, it’s fair to mention the Central Library’s shortcoming.
Winston’s Central Library is an amazing redeveloped building. It’s so much better than the old Central Library which w… More
August 31 was a historic day in Winston. For decades it will be remembered as the day that the Central Library reopened. But that doesn’t mean that we have to forget that it took the Forsyth County Commissioners nearly three years to construct the library that Winston-Salem and all of Forsyth County approved almost seven years … More
Today, Winston-Salem’s new Central Library will finally open. It’s been a long and unreasonable wait. No tears will be shed for Winston-Salem’s old Central Library. Everyone remembers how bad that place was.
The old Central Library consisted of two buildings. The original one-story building with a basement o… More
Earlier this month The Winston-Salem Journal informed its readers that Winston’s Central Library is currently on pace to open by mid-summer 2017. But with winter being upon us, now is the time that the community needs a central library the most.
The fact that the library has been closed since October 2014 is simply unforgivab… More
The Central Library closed on October 15, 2014. That was two long years ago today. The county commissioners let the Central Library sit empty for almost a year before the demolition of the old library began. The new Central Library is supposed to open sometime during the summer of 2017.
Assuming the construction is completed on tim… More