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GREENSBORO, NC (October 6, 2021) - Celebrating Greensboro’s rich literary heritage, the Greensboro Public Library, along with the Greensboro Public Library Foundation and a host of community partners, sponsors the One City, One Book community read every other year. This year Greensboro reade…

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GREENSBORO, NC (September 29, 2021) –  The Greensboro Public Library will host poet and community facilitator Jacinta White as the featured guest for the upcoming Saturday Salons at Benjamin, an in-person event open to both adults and teens, at 11 am, Sat., Oct. 9 at Benjamin Branch, 1530 Be…

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Bookmarks will host a reading by four authors whose work is included in the 2021 edition of “Flying South,” a Winston-Salem Writers publication based on the annual literary competition. The reading will be held on Oct. 10 at 3 p.m. at Bookmarks, 634 W. Fourth St., #110, in downtown Winston-S…

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Legendary Comics, which was founded in 2010 as an offshoot of Hollywood’s production company Legendary Pictures, has earned considerable kudos for its movie tie-ins, including Godzilla, King Kong, Pacific Rim, and Pokéman: Detective Pikachu, to name a few.

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RALEIGH — The annual NC State Fiction Contest is a free literary competition open to all North Carolina residents, including out-of-state and international students who are enrolled in North Carolina universities. It remains one of the largest free-to-enter fiction contests in the South.

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. Bookmarks has announced that its 16th Festival of Books and Authors will take place September 23-26 in downtown Winston-Salem. Bookmarks’ Festival continues to be the largest annual book festival in the Carolinas. 50 authors will visit Winston-Salem over the course of the…

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (SEPTEMBER 7, 2021)—Read Write Spell is seeking volunteers to serve as 1st grade tutors for students in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools. A not-for-profit organization based in Winston-Salem, Read Write Spell leverages the power of community volunteers to provide free…

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GREENSBORO, NC (August 30, 2021) – The Poetry Café’s founder, Josephus Thompson III will be in residence at the Xperience @ Caldcluegh this fall to share his love of poetry and performance with the community.

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GREENSBORO, NC (August 26, 2021) – The Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Branch Library is offering Outdoor Adventurers of Color, a monthly series exploring opportunities for outdoor recreation, socialization and community engagement. 

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HIGH POINT, N.C. (Aug. 25, 2021) – The High Point Public Library will host a community leader panel Sat., Aug. 28, 2021, at 10 a.m. in the Ann and Jim Morgan Community Room on the first floor of the library and livestreamed on the library’s Facebook page.

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Greensboro writer James Tate Hill strategically navigated West Virginia streets 20 years ago, risking death rather than letting anyone know his vision is a blurry kaleidoscope of light and color.

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HIGH POINT, N.C. (Aug. 13, 2021) – The High Point Public Library will host “Medicare Basics for Seniors” presented by Eric Moser on Tuesday, Aug. 17, from 10 - 11 a.m. in the third-floor research classroom. Seniors will learn all about Medicare and how to correctly fill out the forms in this…

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Samuel Langhorne Clemens was fascinated by thoughts of adventure as a boy, dreams that he later wrote about when he took on the pen name Mark Twain, which translated, was steamboat slang for 12 feet of water.  Later in his life, he moved to Connecticut to be closer to his publisher, and he e…

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GREENSBORO, NC (June 24, 2021) –  The Greensboro Public Library will host North Carolina Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green as the featured guest for the first Saturday Salons at Benjamin, an online event open to both adults and teens at 10 am, Saturday July 3. Jaki Shelton Green will offer a …

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Memphis, TN, June 30, 2021 — Integrity. Cultural diversity. Purpose-driven change. Guided by these soul-nourishing principles, Marie Pizano hurdled one obstacle after another and ignored any naysayers on her way to becoming a filmmaker, music manager and founder of MVP3 Entertainment Group —…

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 In This Novel Follow the Love Story of Two Teenagers Living in North Carolina Crossing Haw River, a new book by Jenny Hope, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.Love can be found in strange places. In Crossing Haw River, Matt spots the love of his life beneath the roller coaste…

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In terms of celebrating vintage Hollywood, The University Press of Kentucky’s ongoing “Screen Classics” series has itself been cause for celebration, consistently delivering first-class, first-rate, highly informative, and entertaining show-biz biographies that are frequently the definitive …

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The Shepherd’s Center of Greater Winston-Salem will hold its 34th  Annual Used Book Sale Thurs., Sept. 2 and Friday, Sept. 3 from 9 am to 9 pm, and  Sat., Sept. 4 from 8 am to 2 pm. (1/2 Price on all items!).  The book sale is one of the largest in our state! Parking and Admission are FREE!

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HIGH POINT, N.C. (May 21, 2021) – The High Point Public Library will host several virtual events this summer for the Teen Summer Reading Program. Teens (ages 13-18) may register beginning June 7. The links to every event, as well as our summer reading book program, will be on the website and…

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (May 14, 2021) – Bookmarks launched their community-wide antiracism initiative, Book with Purpose, today at a press conference held outside of Bookmarks. Using the book Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America written by Dr. Ibram X. K…

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In 1967, the Carter family moved from their rural home in Burlington to a quaint craftsman home in Greensboro. Though they were expecting new adventures, they didn’t expect one of the biggest would be under their own roof in the form of a haunting.

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HIGH POINT, N.C., April 23, 2021 – The 2020 edition ofHigh Point University’s literary magazine, “Apogee,” won Best in Show along with three other awards at the North Carolina Media Association Conference (NCCMA) held virtually in February. NCCMA is an association aimed at supporting and enc…

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With Godzilla vs. Kong burning up the box office and being touted as “the first blockbuster of the post-COVID landscape,” it’s hardly surprising that there would be numerous promotional tie-ins. The film is the latest in Legendary Pictures’ ongoing – and very popular – “MonsterVerse” franchi…

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Greensboro novelist James Tate Hill and the University of North Carolina-Greensboro (UNCG) Creative Program Director Terry Kennedy will be taking part in online lectures and discussions at the 2021 Online Spring Conference, joint-hosted by the North Carolina Writers’ Network, the UNCG MFA Pr…

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Greensboro Bound announces its 2021 Literary Festival, "21 Conversations", to be held virtually May 13-16, 2021. The majority of the conversations featuring North Carolina authors paired with authors from around the globe, including ROXANE GAY (sponsored by the Guilford Green Foundation), KA…

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (February 19, 2021) – New York Times bestselling author Patrick Radden Keefe will discuss his new book, Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty, during a virtual live streamed event on the book’s publication day at 7:00 pm EST on Tuesday, April 13. The e…

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GREENSBORO, NC (March 9, 2020) – Starting Monday, March 15, all locations of the Greensboro Public Library will be open for “Grab & Go” service from 10 am to 7 pm, Mondays through Thursdays and from 9 am to 6 pm, Fridays and Saturdays. During these hours customers can make a quick select…

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GREENSBORO, NC (March 3, 2021) –  The Greensboro Public Library’s 12th Annual Book Lovers Social features an evening with New York Times best-selling author Tayari Jones beginning at 7 pm, Thursday, March 18. Greensboro author Quinn Dalton will offer an introduction for this online event. Th…

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Once again, YES! Weekly has proven that it’s not only your entertainment source but your award-winning alternative newspaper by bringing home more than a dozen editorial and advertising awards to the Triad region. 

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GREENSBORO, NC (March 1, 2020) – Starting Monday, March 1, the Greensboro Public Library will be open for “Grab & Go” service from 10 am to 3 pm, Monday through Saturday at all locations. During these hours customers can make a quick selection of materials (limiting visits to 30 minutes …

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GREENSBORO, NC (March 2, 2021) – In honor of National Poetry Month, the Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department will host the inaugural Words Matter Poetry Contest this April. Writers aged 5 and up are invited to submit a video of themselves performing their original work by Friday, March…

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GREENSBORO, NC (February 25, 2021) – In celebration of International Women’s Day, Greensboro Public Library is offering Writing the Body, a special online Benjamin Bards workshop from 4-6:30 pm, Monday, March 8. Facilitated by poets Debra Kaufman and Melissa Hassard, Writing the Body deals w…

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Feb. 25, 2021 – TheAmerican Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) today announced the article, “Rethinking High-Leverage Practices in Justice-Oriented Ways,” is the recipient of the 2021 AACTEOutstanding Journal of Teacher Education Article Award. Published in the September/O…

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