Wilkes County Public Library

February 2020

Discover, Connect, Relax.

Reading Challenge
for February,
Library Lover's Month!

1) Pick up a bookmark with the Reading Challenge instructions.
2) Complete the challenge by February 29.
3) Win cool prizes.
African American Pioneers of Wilkes County

Featured speakers include Joseph Thomas, Marion Cowles, and Kenneth Turner.
Music by Jackie Chapman and Craig Tidline.

Refreshments will be provided.

Saturday, February 29
@ 1 pm

Vaya Health Trainings
Free health and mental illness classes
Two programs on Friday, February 7 to choose from:
Depression @ 2 pm
Antidepressant Medications @ 3 pm
Join us for this valuable training. Registration is encouraged. To register, contact Mandy Matney mandy.matney@vayahealth.com
Coming on March 6 from 2-4 pm: Alternative Treatments for Mental Health; & Chronic Medical Illnesses and the Brain
Anime Club
A club for teens ages 13-17

Saturday, February 1
@ 1 pm

A viewing of "The Fantastic Adventures of Unico"
& 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, February 4
@ 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, February 5 & 12
@ 2 pm
Genealogy 101
with Bonnie Miley
Find out more about your family history by taking this workshop with a certified genealogist.

Thursday, February 13 & 27
@ 1 pm

 Registration is required. Please call 336-838-2818 option 2 to reserve your spot in this popular class.
Community Art Club

Bring your own supplies & just create!
Open to all ages.

Saturday, February 15
@ 1 pm
Be Medicare Aware :
Learn from Rick Cook of SHIIP.
Saturday, February 15, 9:30 am @ the Library
Call 336-838-2818 option 2 to reserve a spot.

Open Mic:
Showcase Your Talent

Saturday, February 22
@ 1 pm

For info, call the Library at 336-838-2818, option 2
Meditation for Beginners

Release tensions and relax.

Thursday, February 27
@5:30 pm
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's Upper Level
Tuesdays @ 6-7 pm
Bring proof of income & cash or check.
Friends of the Library
10th Annual Chocolate Extravaganza!
Thursday, February 13, 4-7 pm

611 Cherry Street, North Wilkesboro
near the Stone Center

Friends of the Library
Book Sale

February 13 @ 5-7 pm

Friday & Saturday
February 14-15 @ 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  


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