Wilkes County Public Library

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 June 2019 News
Save the Dates for July

(Photo created by a high school senior)
Summer Reading Program
Register May 28-June 30

Kickoff Event with Tie Dye

Monday, June 10, 10 am-1 pm

Bring a light colored or white prewashed cotton t-shirt.
Be prepared to get messy!

Imagination Caf é (free lunch for those 1 to 18)
Monday, June 3 @ Noon
until Friday, August 23 @ Noon

Weekly Summer Reading Events:

Mondays @ 2 pm Teens Rule Club

Tuesdays @ 2 pm Family Craft

Wednesdays @ 2 pm STEM Takes On...

Thursdays' BIG EVENTS @ 2 pm
(see details below)

Fridays @ 2 pm Family Free for All

Questions about the Summer Reading Program?

Call the Rose Herring Children's Library
336-838-2818, ext. 231

And for the Adult Summer Reading Program, call 336-838-2818,
ext. 236 or 232

Meet Author Victoria Gilbert

Learn from a pro how to write cozy murder mysteries!

Saturday, June 8, 11 am

Books available for purchase.

Refreshments provided.

Dakota & Friends Cryptozoology

Discover the world of mythical creatures. See dragons and Bigfoot!

Thursday, June 13, 2 pm

See & learn more about injured & orphaned animals in North Carolina.

Thursday, June 20, 2 pm
A Tangle of Tales:

"The Frog Prince"
"Three Billy Goats Gruff"
"The Three Little Pigs"

Thursday, June 27, 2 pm

Keep learning during the summer. The Student Access Program allows all Wilkes County public school children to check out books at our Library with their student ID (lunch number). They can also check out ebooks from NC Kids Digital Library by using the Libby App.
Vaya Health workshops are free to professionals & to the public at the Library.
Two programs on Fri., June 7 to choose from:
@ 2 pm Substance Use, Misuse, and the Opioid Crisis
@ 3 pm Dementia-Psychosis Behaviors
Registration is encouraged but not required. To register, contact Mandy Matney mandy.matney@vayahealth.com
Celebrating African-American Music Appreciation Month with a performance by Dionn Owen and Renaissance of Winston-Salem

Sat., June 15 @ 3 pm

Please Note: This event will be held at the Wilkes Heritage Museum.
CDs will be available for purchase.

Sponsors: The Library, the Museum, & Dean's Southern Bistro
Humane Society of Wilkes @ the Library
Tuesdays @ 6-7 pm
Bring proof of income and cash or check.
There are no Saturday hours in June or July.
Technology Corner
Basic Computer Skills on Wednesday, June 5 and 12 @ 2 pm

iLearn about iPads & iPhones on Thursday, June 20 @ 5:30 pm
Be Medicare Aware :
Learn from Rick Cook of SHIIP.
Saturday, June 15, 9:30 am @ the Library
Call 336-838-2818 ext. 232 or 236 to reserve a spot.
Dig Your Roots

at our

Intro to Ancestry Workshop

Thursday, June 27 @ 5:30 pm

Saturday, June 29 @ 1 pm

For info, call the Library at 336-838-2818, ext. 242, or email host Francisco Delacruz Hernandez at openmicw@gmail.com
Story Walks
at Smoot Park and the
For our exciting Story Walks, the Wilkes County Public Library is partnering with Smoot Park and with W. Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir (on the walking trail at the Fish Dam Creek Park). The current story is "Do Super Heroes Have Teddy Bears?"
Father's Day is June 16

Friends of the Library
Book Sale

June 13 @ 5-7 pm

Friday & Saturday
June 14-15 @ 9 am-5 pm

611 Cherry Street, North Wilkesboro
near the Stone Center

Lonesome Ridge Band, Monday, July 1, 5 pm
VAYA Health Programs , Friday, July 5, 2-4 pm
Dog Days of Summer (play with dogs & pups), Thursday, July 11, 11 am
Stories from the Starry Night (constellation & creation stories), Thursday, July 11, 2 pm
Family Science , Friday, July 12, 2 pm
Book Club Meeting , Tuesday, July 16, 4 pm. The book is Scott Kelly’s Endurance.
Jack’s Adventures in Space, Thursday, July 18, 2 pm
True Crime Program with a former Police Chief , Thursday, July 18, 5:30 pm
Downloading Apps Class, Saturday, July 20, 2 pm
Wilkes Genealogical Society Meeting , Tuesday, July 23, 5:30 pm
Zootastic Petting Zoo, Thursday, July 25, 2-4 pm
NASA 50 th Anniversary Apollo Movie “First Man” Monday , July 22, 4 pm
Open Mic for Poetry, Storytelling and Spoken Word, Saturday, July 27, 1 pm
Summer Reading Wrap Up Pool Party, Smoot Park, Saturday, July 27, 6-8 pm

Wilkes County Public Library  
Aimee Berry James
County Librarian

Traphill Branch Library  
Linda Pranger
Branch Manager 

Locations & hours

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