All Forsyth County public libraries will offer To-Go Library Pickup

Published 10:36 am Monday, March 23, 2020

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All Forsyth County public libraries have started an alternative delivery method for books and materials. All 10 library branches closed to the public on March 17.

To-Go Library Pickup will be offered Monday-Friday, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. All 10 library branches will be closed on the weekend until further notice.

Anyone with a valid Forsyth County Public Library card can reserve books and audiovisual materials online or by calling their local branch for later pickup in front of each library. The complete library catalog is available on the library’s website at Or call 336-703-3030 for help.

The library has extended the checkout period for books and audiobooks to five weeks with one five-week renewal. Fines on DVDs are waived until May 25. Books and materials may be returned at each branch’s exterior book return.

“We’d like to remind people that our virtual library branch is open 24/7,” said Elizabeth Skinner, the library’s interim director. “Through our online resources, people can access ebooks, audiobooks, music, genealogical research, magazines and newspapers, and numerous databases.”

Check the library’s website and social media for updates about virtual and online programs and story times.