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On page 57 of The Mysteries of Haditha, Greensboro writer M. C. Armstrong’s memoir of being embedded with Joint Special Operations Forces in Iraq’s Al Anbar province in 2008, Armstrong asks several Navy SEALs to tell him their biggest complaint about the war.

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (July 30, 2020) Executive Director Ginger Hendricks has submitted her resignation to the Bookmarks Board of Directors, noting that her main consideration at this time is to focus on her family.  Her last day will be September 30, 2020, after the completion of Bookmarks Si…

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HIGH POINT, NC (July 28, 2020) The High Point Museum reopened its Free Little Library which has been closed since the pandemic began in mid-March. All items have been quarantined and sanitized.

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GREENSBORO, NC (July 9, 2020) – Vision Zero Greensboro, in partnership with John Klopp State Farm Insurance Agency, is hosting a Transportation Safety Summer Art and Essay Contest as part of the “What’s Your Safe?” campaign. Rising elementary, middle, and high school students are asked to he…

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High Point, N.C. (June 26, 2020) - On Tuesday, July 30, High Point Public Library staff will welcome the arrival of a new, state-of-the-art bookmobile that replaces a vehicle that has served the community for almost nineteen years.

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GREENSBORO, NC (June 25, 2020) – Starting Monday, June 29, the Greensboro Public Library will implement “Grab & Go” service at Central Library, Benjamin Branch, McGirt-Hortin Branch and Glenn McNairy Branch. Other locations will be adding this option as safety measures are put in place.

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1. On June 19 in Greensboro, join Guilford Green Foundation for a Very Trans & Queer Juneteenth at the LGBTQ Center, located at 121 N. Greene St. According to the Facebook event page, “Please join us for a special celebration, led by local Black organizers. The event will open with drumm…

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - (June 12, 2020) Bookmarks will kick off its free Summer Reading Program on Saturday, June 13 and invites young readers of all ages to celebrate the transformative power of reading. This year’s theme, “Adventures in Summer Reading,” offers readers a chance to read differ…

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HIGH POINT, N.C. – The Children’s Summer Reading – Imagine Your Story -- has begun at the High Point Public Library . This year, due to safety concerns, we will be holding all of our special summer programs virtually. Schedule information can be found on the library Facebook page, website or…

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After extensive remodeling to increase safety and improve customers’ shopping experiences, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Greensboro will reopen its Gate City ReStore at 10 a.m., June 4, at 3826 West Gate City Boulevard, Greensboro.

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GREENSBORO, NC – The Greensboro Public Library will begin a return to in-person services starting June 1, with the opening of book returns at all locations from 10 am to 7 pm, Mondays through Thursdays and from 9 am to 6 pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Customers can return books and other borro…

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Greensboro, High Point, Winston-Salem, NC– While the Greensboro Public Library is closed to the public, staff focus has shifted to providing innovative online activities and learning experiences for children and adults. Posting on the Library’s Facebook page, customers can find children’s st…

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (May 19, 2020) - Bookmarks Staff and Board of Directors announce that the 16th Festival of Books and Authors, planned for September 26, 2020, has been canceled. They plan on celebrating their Sweet Sixteenth Sept. 25, 2021. 

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GREENSBORO, NC (May 18, 2020) – While the Greensboro Public Library is closed to the public, staff focus has shifted to providing innovative online activities and learning experiences for children and adults. Posting on the Library’s Facebook page, customers can find children’s story times, …

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GREENSBORO, NC – While the Greensboro Public Library is closed to the public, staff focus has shifted to providing innovative online activities and learning experiences for children and adults. Posting on the Library’s Facebook page, customers can find children’s story times, craft demonstra…

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