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March 2019 News

Bishop George Morgan

Saturday, March 2, 3pm

"Confronting Negative Information in 2019: What We Must Do to Move Forward in Peace"

Music by Jackie Chapman and Craig Tidline
Share Your Library Story with Us
"When I was growing up in rural Georgia, I most looked forward to 2 vehicles coming down the dirt road: the bookmobile and the ice cream truck. We kids would fight over the library books; we loved them so." -- Wilkes County Library Patron
Take a minute. Look at Appalachian Regional Library’s new link at the bottom of our Library's website (the middle of the 3 squares) that links to our Movie Guide. This service provides a visual experience for finding a movie. You can browse and place a hold on the available movies from the website.
A New Program in the Rose Herring Children's Library!

Is your child starting kindergarten? That means a big change for your family. Bring your child to either or both of these meetings so that everyone will feel prepared.

March 2 and April 6
@ 10 am

Registration is encouraged. Call 336-838-2818, ext. 231.
The Student Access program allows all Wilkes County public school children to check out books at our Library. All they need is their student ID (lunch number). Bonus: no late fees for overdue books. They can also check out ebooks from NC Kids Digital Library by using the Libby App. Any questions? Ask at the Library!


Saturday, March 30, 2 pm
Get Fit (Teens) Saturday, March 9 @ Noon

What's for Dinner?
Make family meals easy, fast, & healthy. Le Podemos Ayudar.
Plans & cooking tips for making healthy meals that even picky eaters like. Manage your time & money & reduce frustration. Usted quiere lo mejor para su familia.

Mondays, March 4, 11, 18, & 25

4:30-6:30 pm

Wilkes Community Partnership for Children & partners present this free program. To register & for info, contact Sarah Colbert, at 336-838-0977 or
These informative Vaya Health workshops are free to professionals & to the public at the Library.
Friday, March 1

@ 2pm Bipolar Disorder: Causes, Risk Factors, Treatments

@ 3 pm Mood Stabilizing Medications: Use and Side Effects

See this year's Vaya Health programs on our Library's website .

Registration is encouraged but not required. Register with Mandy Matney
Spay/Neuter Assistance Program (SNAP) has extended hours at the Library, thanks to the Humane Society of Wilkes.
Tuesdays @ 6-7 pm &
Saturdays @ 12-2 pm
Time to dig in the dirt ...

get your soil ready ...

and visit our seed library.

Spread the word:
We have free seeds on the upper level of the Library!
Be Medicare Aware :
Learn from Rick Cook of SHIIP
on Saturday March 16, 9:30 am @ the Library
Call 336-838-2818 ext. 232 or 236 to reserve a spot.
See stories in nature with Story Walk at the W. Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir
The Wilkes County Public Library partners with W. Kerr Scott Dam and Reservoir for a Story Walk on the walking trail at the Fish Dam Creek Park. Enjoy a new story every six weeks @ 499 Reservoir Road, Wilkesboro.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

March 14 @ 5-7 pm

Friday & Saturday
March 15 & 16 @ 9 am-5 pm

611 Cherry Street, North Wilkesboro

Wilkes County Public Library  
Aimee Berry James, County Librarian

Traphill Branch Library  
Linda Pranger, Branch Manager  

Locations & hours

Daylight Savings begins March 10

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