Government and Heritage Library

LINC, North Carolina’s One-Stop Data Source: A Hands-on Virtual Workshop

Mon, Jan 30, 2023, 8:30am - 12:30pm
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LINC, North Carolina’s One-Stop Data Source: A Hands-on Virtual Workshop
January 30, 2023, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

SLNC Show & Braille: National Braille Literacy Month

Mon, Jan 23, 2023, 10:00 - 11:15am
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SLNC Show & Braille: National Braille Literacy Month

Join the State Library of North Carolina for a celebration of National Braille Literacy Month!

Book Talk: Fifteen Hurricanes That Changed the Carolinas

Tue, Oct 4, 2022, 12:00 - 1:00pm
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Join us at the SLNC Government & Heritage Library for an in-person talk by author Jay Barnes about his recent book, Fifteen Hurricanes That Changed the Carolinas: Powerful Storms, Climate Change, and What We Do Next.

On October 4, 2022, Barnes will share the history and lessons learned from some of the region’s most powerful storms and how climate change and rising seas will impact the future of hurricanes.

Register for the program Fifteen Hurricanes That Changed the Carolinas at https://slnc.info/HurricBk

Tracing Your Jewish Roots in Ukraine, Belarus & Poland

Tue, May 31, 2022, 10:00 - 11:00am
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Tracing Your Jewish Roots in Ukraine, Belarus & Poland - 

With Barbara Freedman of the Triangle Jewish Genealogical Society

Powered by Humor: Harry Golden’s Civil Rights Blogging (Before the Internet Existed)

Wed, May 25, 2022, 1:00 - 2:00pm

Powered by Humor: Harry Golden’s Civil Rights Blogging (Before the Internet Existed)
Join Kimberly Marlowe Hartnett, former daily newspaper journalist and author of Carolina Israelite: How Harry Golden Made Us Care about Jews, the South, and Civil Rights (UNC Press 2015, 2018, and Audible) for a recollection of Harry Golden’s lively life and influence, and thoughts on what his work tells us about influential writing and personal activism as we take on the challenges of our time. Please register for Powered by Humor: Harry Golden’s Civil Rights Blogging (Before the Internet Existed), https://slnc.info/HGolden

North Carolina Trivia Night

Thu, May 19, 2022, 6:00 - 7:30pm
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Join Us for the Next NC Trivia Night!
Think you're an expert on North Carolina history, geography, and culture? Here's your chance to show off your skills in North Carolina Virtual Trivia, brought to you by the State Library of North Carolina and the State Archives of North Carolina. On May 19, 2022, at 6 pm, players can participate—as individuals or in teams—from their homes, as we present fascinating trivia about the Old North State. Bragging rights are on the line in this Carolina contest of wits! 

Once a Decade: Exploring the 1950 Census Release Webinar

Thu, Apr 7, 2022, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Once a Decade: 
Exploring the 1950 Census Release
On April 1, 2022, the 1950 Census records will be released to the public by the National Archives.

This presentation will take you back in time to explore how the 1950 Census was conducted as well as the content of the questionnaire and population statistics from that era. Resources for data users and genealogical researchers will also be provided. Join us for a chance to learn more about this historic release.

News You Can Use, Part III

Thu, Mar 24, 2022, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Join us for Part III of our “News You Can Use” series as we do a deep dive into two North Carolina newspaper collections, NewsBank and NewspaperARCHIVE. Building on Part I and Part II, we will explore strategies for using these subscription databases, accessible with an SLNC Government & Heritage Library card.

Healing & Hope through History: In Celebration of Women's History in North Carolina

Wed, Mar 16, 2022, 6:30 - 7:30pm
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Join us for a celebration of women who have shared their healing and hope with the state of North Carolina.

We will highlight stories and lives of nurses, doctors, faith leaders, freedom fighters, and more using resources from the State Library of North Carolina’s digital offerings.

News You Can Use, Part II

Thu, Mar 10, 2022, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Join us for Part II of our “News You Can Use” series as staff from the SLNC Government & Heritage Library and North Carolina Digital Heritage Center lead us on a deep dive into three historical North Carolina newspaper collections.