Celebrating 20 years on 10th Street!
Wilkes County Public Library

January 2020

Discover, Connect, Relax.

Closings: The Library will close at 5 pm on Tuesday, December 31 and will be closed Wednesday, January 1, for New Year's Day.
We will also be closed on Monday, January 20, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Join us to celebrate!

20th anniversary of

our building's dedication

with cake & hot beverages

Thursday, January 9
@ 10 am

Saving Songs, Stories, & Seeds

Join us for William Ritter's Appalachian entertainment
for the whole family !
Enjoy old-time music, mountain stories, & a celebration of heirloom seeds.

Refreshments provided.

Saturday, January 11
@ 1 pm
Bestselling Author
Diane Chamberlain
to speak here.
Diane Chamberlain is the author of many suspenseful novels set in North Carolina. She will talk about her newest page-turner, Big Lies in a Small Town . Copies of this book will be available for purchase & signing. Refreshments provided.

Saturday, January 18 @ 2 pm
Copper Creek String Band
Yadkin Valley Event Center
Holiday Inn Express
1700 Winkler Street
Copper Creek String Band's concert will benefit the Library's free summer lunch program, Imagination Café.

Tickets are available for purchase at the Library for $35 each.

Finger foods & drinks catered by Dom Bakeries

Sunday, January 19
@ 2 pm

Vaya Health Trainings
Free health and mental illness classes
Two programs on Friday, January 3 to choose from:
What You Need to Know about Hoarding @ 2 pm
OCD: Helping People with Obsessions & Compulsions @ 3 pm
Join us for this valuable training. Registration is encouraged. To register, contact Mandy Matney mandy.matney@vayahealth.com
Coming on February 7 from 2-4 pm: Depression & Antidepressant Medications
Anime Club

A club for teens ages 13-17

Saturday, January 4 @ 1 pm

A viewing of Princess Mononoke and light snacks
Silent Book Club Meets at Dom Bakeries

No set books. No pressure to finish a book or talk about it. Just show up and enjoy reading the book you bring. Every first Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 7 @ 5:30 pm
Basic Computer Skills Class
with Dave Greenwood
Expand your computer comfort zone by taking advantage of the Library's free computer skills class. Call to reserve your spot 336-838-2818 option 2

Wednesday, January 8 & 15
@ 2 pm
Genealogy 101
with Bonnie Miley
Find out more about your family history by taking this workshop with a certified genealogist.

Thursday, January 9 & 23
@ 1 pm

Registration required. Please call 336-838-2818 option 2 to reserve your spot in this popular class.
Be Medicare Aware :
Learn from Rick Cook of SHIIP.
Saturday, January 18, 9:30 am @ the Library
Call 336-838-2818 option 2 to reserve a spot.

Open Mic:
Showcase Your Talent

Saturday, January 25
@ 1 pm

For info, call the Library at 336-838-2818, option 2, or email host Francisco Delacruz Hernandez at openmicw@gmail.com
The Student Access program allows all Wilkes County public school children to check out books at our Library with their student ID (lunch number). And check out ebooks from
Use the Libby App.
 @ the Library
Tuesdays @ 6-7 pm
Bring proof of income and cash or check.

Friends of the Library
Book Sale

January 9 @ 5-7 pm

Friday & Saturday
January 10-11 @ 9 am-5 pm

611 Cherry Street, North Wilkesboro
near the Stone Center

Wilkes County Public Library  
Aimee Berry James
County Librarian



Traphill Branch Library  
Linda Pranger
Branch Manager  

The Library will close at 5 pm on Tuesday, December 31 and will be closed on Wednesday, January 1, for New Year's Day. We will also be closed Monday, January 20, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Mon.-Thurs. 9 am-7 pm
Fri.-Sat. 9 am-5 pm

Tuesdays & Thursdays 
10 am-1 pm & 1:30-6 pm 
    2nd & 4th Saturdays, 10 am-3 pm