Coming Events

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  Bookmarks Summer Reading Kick Off Party

Thursday, May 12 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at William G. White Family YMCA, 775 West End Blvd., Winston-Salem, NC 

Kids of all ages, parents, and teachers are invited to this free event to learn more about the 2016 Bookmarks Summer Reading Program which helps students, parents, and teachers prepare for the annual Bookmarks Festival of Books and Authors, which, this year, is being held September 8 – 10. K-12 students across North Carolina are invited to participate in the Summer Reading Program with written, visual, and video responses to books on Bookmarks Summer Reading list, including authors and books featured at the Festival, on NC standard reading lists, and as Pulitzer Prize winners. Participants will have the chance to earn books, cash prizes, and more. Enjoy pizza, games, prizes, and a short presentation by 2016 Festival Author Bonnie Doerr. Please reserve your space: or 336-747-1471. 


Bookmarks presents Mary Kay Andrews in Winston-Salem and Greensboro

Wednesday, June 1 at 11 a.m., Reynolda Manor Library, 2839 Fairlawn Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27106 (Reserve your spot online at or call 336-703-2960)

Wednesday, June 1 at 7 p.m., Glenn McNairy Branch, 1860 Lake Jeannette Road, Greensboro, NC 27455 (Reserve your spot by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For info, call 336-373-2015)

Mary Kay Andrews, based in Atlanta, has authored a number of New York Times bestselling books including Save the Date, Ladies’ Night, Spring Fever, The Fixer Upper,Savannah Breeze,andBlue Christmas. Armed with an inimitable sense of wit and charm, Andrews has penned a number of light-hearted tales of true love and friendship that are infused with distinct Southern flavor. She will be on tour for her newest book, The Weekenders.

Sponsored with support from O.Henry Hotel, Forsyth County Public Library, and Greensboro Public Library


Bookmarks Book Club

Bookmarks hosts a book club once a month at Coffee Park ARTS inside the Milton Rhodes Center in downtown Winston-Salem. The club meets on the last Tuesday of each month at 6:00pm to discuss fiction and non-fiction. Books sometimes include authors who will be attending or have attended Bookmarks' events. Anyone is welcome to come, but please RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Once you have attended 3 meetings, you will be eligible to receive 20% off all book club purchases.

May 31 - Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder
June 28 - The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy

Bookmarks in the Community

Bookmarks’ Storytime!

At 11 a.m. on the second Wednesday of each month, Bookmarks will have a new book (or two!) to share with attendees. Storytime included with admission to the Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem located at 390 South Liberty Street. Dates include: May 11, June 8,  July 6 (first Wednesday), and August 10. At the June, July and August events, we will feature Summer Reading Program titles. 



An Evening of Southern Food

Friday, June 3 at 6:30 p.m. at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts

The Winston-Salem Journal and Texas Pete present a wonderful evening featuring chefs: Francine Bryson, National Pie Champion and author of Country Cooking from a Redneck Kitchen; Rief Fertel, New Orleans based chef and author of The One True Barbecue: Fire, Smoke, and the Pitmasters Who Cook the Whole Hog; and Winston-Salem based Chef Timothy Grandinetti of Quanto Basta Italian Eatery & Wine Bar and Spring House Restaurant, Kitchen & Bar. 

Bookmarks will have both Francine and Rief's books available for purchase. For tickets, click here. 



Bookmarks hosts several events throughout the year. These events are held at public libraries, colleges, theaters, restaurants, galleries, and other arts facilities. Some events are ticketed as fundraisers, and some are free and open to the public. Bookmarks works with more than 35 organizations and community groups each year on their fundraisers and events. We can supply books for sale at your event with a percentage given back to non-profits. Contact us for more infomation on how we can help. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Note: If you cannot make it to any of our events, but would like to get a signed book, please let us know 24 hours before the event. Call 336-747-1471 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For most events, we will have signed books available for purchase after the event in the Bookmarks office.


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