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The Forsyth County Public Library Board of Trustees is a legal entity appointed by the Forsyth County Commissioners that has the authority to make policy and govern the affairs of the Library. Current Board members are Mary Helen McGruder, Bob Keller, Kristen Morrissey, Jean Bowline, and Tim Plotner.


Contact information for Library administration, including Library Director Anna Lyle, Deputy Director Stephen Kight, Assistant Director for Information Technology Holly Barfield, and Assistant Director for Materials Linda Kelly.

Strategic Plan

Review the library’s 5-year strategic plan, with goals and strategies outlined, as well as the library’s mission and vision statements.


Review the library’s mission and vision statements, as well as a complete list of library operational policies, such as Circulation of Library Materials, Citizens' Requests to Address the Library Board, Collection Development, Display Policy, Donations, Food and Drink Policy, Information Security Policy, Interlibrary Loan Policy, Internet Acceptable Use and Safety Policy, Meeting Room Policy, Patron Behavior, Quiet Rooms, Solicitations For Charity or Support, Unattended Children, and the Volunteer Program.


This is a brief history of the library from its inception in 1920 to the present day, including information about previous locations and regional library affiliations, as well as new branches and renovations facilitated by Special Purpose Local Option Sales Taxes (SPLOST).


Individuals seeking careers in the library may download applications and job descriptions here. They may also sign up to be alerted of new job postings by email.


Visit this page to learn how to connect to FCPL Unplugged!, the library’s wired/wireless hotspot service, learn how to check out laptops or tablets at select library locations, and get tips on Internet security.


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