Wilkes County Public Library

December 2019
Newsletter

Discover, connect, transform,

... and write your letter to Santa at the Library!

Closings: The Library will close at Noon, Friday, December 13 for Staff training. We will be closed Tuesday-Thursday, December 24-26 for the Christmas holiday. We will also close at 5 pm on Tuesday, December 31 and be closed on New Year's Day.

Appalachian Christmas Music
around the tree
with the
Wilkes Acoustic Folk Society


  Monday, December 9

@ 5 pm

Vaya Health Trainings
Free behavioral health and mental illness classes for anyone.
Two programs on Friday, December 6 to choose from:
Calming Anxiety @ 2 pm
Coping with Anxiety: Medications & More @ 3 pm
Join us for this valuable training. Registration is encouraged. To register, contact Mandy Matney mandy.matney@vayahealth.com
Coming on January 3 from 2-4 pm: Hoarding and OCD help


Anime Club


A club for teens ages 13 to 17.


Saturday, December 7

@ 1-3 pm
Santa's Coming!
Santa Claus is coming to the Library! Join us for our annual Santa visit. There will be juice and cookies, crafts, and Santa photo ops. Children of all ages and families welcome.

Saturday
December 14
@ 11 am
Teens Rule

Holiday Craft


See if we can make it snow by creating snowflake bracelets!

Ages 12-18 are welcome.

Saturday, December 14
@ 2-4 pm

Be Medicare Aware :
Learn from Rick Cook of SHIIP.
Saturday, December 21, 9:30 am @ the Library
Call 336-838-2818 option 2 to reserve a spot.
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.
Snowman Bingo
 Bingo, hot chocolate, cookies, and prizes! For all ages.



Monday, December 23 @ 2 pm
For our exciting December Story Walk, the Library is partnering with W. Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir (on the walking trail at the Fish Dam Creek Park). The story on the trail is Pete the Cat Saves Christmas , art by James Dean and story by Eric Litwin. Our other Story Walk partner, Smoot Park, will be closed for December.
 @ the Library
Tuesdays @ 6-7 pm
Bring proof of income and cash or check.

Friends of the Library
Book Sale

Thursday
December 12 @ 5-7 pm

Friday & Saturday
December 13-14 @ 9 am-5 pm

611 Cherry Street, North Wilkesboro
near the Stone Center

Save these dates in January 2020.

Join us to celebrate the Library's
20th Anniversary!
Saving Songs, Stories, & Seeds:
An Appalachian entertainment for the whole family with William Ritter
Enjoy old-time music, stories, & a
celebration of heirloom seeds.

Saturday, January 11, 2020 @ 1 pm
Bestselling Author
Diane Chamberlain to speak here!
Diane Chamberlain is the author of 26 novels, many set is North Carolina. Influenced by her former career as a social worker and psychotherapist, she writes suspenseful stories that touch both heart and mind.

Saturday, January 18 @ 2 pm
Copper Creek String Band will hold a concert to benefit the Library's free Summer lunch program,
Imagination Café!

Sunday afternoon, January 19:
Time & place TBA soon!
CONNECT WITH US!
 

Wilkes County Public Library  
Aimee Berry James
County Librarian


 


   

Traphill Branch Library  
Linda Pranger
Branch Manager  


Closings:
The Library will close at Noon, Friday, December 13 for Staff training. We will be closed Tuesday-Thursday, December 24-26 for the Christmas holiday. We will also close at 5 pm on Tuesday, December 31 and be closed on New Year's 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