Donate to Bookmarks


Bookmarks provides free programming for all ages throughout the year, including our annual Festival of Books and Authors, the largest annual book festival in the Carolinas. Our extensive outreach to our area schools includes author events, book fairs, book donations, and discounted bulk purchasing. We host book clubs for all ages and storytimes for preschool age children monthly. Our annual summer initiative, Book with Purpose, is designed to unite the greater Winston-Salem community in learning and discussion on a central topic.  

To support a specific initiative with your donation, give in someone's honor or memory, or set up a monthly recurring donation, please contact Executive Director Jamie Rogers Southern at

Bookmarks is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and all donations to Bookmarks are tax deducible (EIN: 54-2152610). 


In 2023, the Bookmarks Board of Directors announced the establishment of the Ex Libris Society, a core group of donors who have committed a minimum gift of $1,000 each year, for three consecutive years. The Ex Libris Society provides sustainable, unrestricted funding for the outreach work Bookmarks does to create connection and belonging through books.

Ex Libris is a Latin phrase that means a book owner's identification label, a way to stake your claim on a book and profess ownership. This is the perfect phrase to describe who members of the Ex Libris Society are to Bookmarks – people who believe that increasing access to books for everyone transforms lives. People who embrace the tagline "Books with Purpose" and want to invest in the future of literacy in our community.

Please join these generous donors as an inaugural member of the Ex Libris Society. Members will receive invitations to private events throughout the year, including receptions with authors. Most importantly, members will know that they are making possible the programs at Bookmarks that educate, inspire, challenge and entertain.

Felice and Richard Brenner Wendy and Mike Brenner Susan Brittain
Lilly and Al Bunch Beth Seufer Buss and Clint Buss Anne and Glen Cannon
Joyce and Ben Carson Shelby and Lee Chaden Claire and Hudnall Christopher
Kate Condon Susan and Mark Conger

Donna and Bill Cowden

Anna Reilly and Matthew Cullinan Teresa and Doug Dampier Jacqueline Davis
Jean C. Davis Deena and Andy Dreyfuss Colleen Edwards
Lynn and Barry Eisenberg Caleb Fort Katie and Brad Fowler
Laura and James Freeman Jennifer and Paul Grosswald Julie Groves
Susan Hargrove Lee Hatling Julie and Warren Hutton
Clare and Fred Jordan Kitty and Chuck Jordan Beth and Peter Juran
Adrienne Amos Livengood Joe Logan Janice and Charlie Lovett
Sarah McCoy Sally McLeod Janice and Rick Mullin
Katheryn and Otis Northington Sam and Marc Pearce Jackie and Jim Pierson
Barbara Raffaldini Ken Rhinehart Allison McCall Roquemore
Michelle and Alex Schenker Lenore Shamey Dru and Rick Simpson
Jamie and Ed Southern Rachel and Danny Stinehelfer Kathleen and Stephen Tatter
Lee and Myles Thompson Marybeth and McLain Wallace Brian Waterman
Judy and Bill Watson Michelle and Paul Yelton Gail Zimmermann



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Attn: Jamie Rogers Southern
206 N. Spruce Street, Suite 1 B
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

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100% of your donation goes to Bookmarks when you donate through PayPal
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Support Books with Purpose by making a donation to our year-round community outreach initiatives. Bookmarks is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and all donations to Bookmarks are tax deducible (EIN: 54-2152610).