A Visit to O’kelly

Thank you to the Downing family for visiting us at C.G. O’Kelly Library! On Saturday, July 15 the 2 bus full group toured the library and were especially excited to view the two Biggers murals in our atrium. We were glad to see your smiling faces and to be a part of your family reunion tour of Winston Salem. Also thank you to Mrs. Reed for taking pictures of the visit and thank you to Mrs. Poole for guiding the downing family through their tour of the library. Author: Luchrita Fulton Continue reading A Visit to O’kelly

ALA Chicago, IL. June 22-27, 2017

Exciting, crazy, information over load! I was told that over 22 thousand individuals were in attendance, that’s almost three times my home town population. ALA’s opening session included Chicago’s mayor (Rahm Emanuel), who instructed attendees to go out there and spend, since he had a city to run. Go Bears! The first session I attended was Friday morning with PAN (Print Archive Network). Several individuals spoke about saving print, (specifically the last copy of a book) between library consortiums as rewarding and a must in order to preserve history. It is my hope that someday soon libraries throughout North Carolina … Continue reading ALA Chicago, IL. June 22-27, 2017