Wilkes County Public Library

December 2020 News

Relax, Connect,
Be Safe.

The Wilkes County Library building is open to the public.You must cover your nose and mouth with a cloth covering. Non-medical masks, bandanas, or scarves can also be used. We appreciate your cooperation! Contact-free curbside pickup services are also available. Many services are online. Our website and Facebook page have great programs and materials for you to enjoy.
Connect with us.
Wilkes County Public Library
Monday-Thursday, 10 am-6 pm
Friday-Saturday, 10 am-4 pm

We will close on Thursday-Saturday, December 24-26 for the Christmas holiday. We will close at 5 pm on Thursday, December 31 and be closed the following day for the New Year's holiday.

Traphill Branch Library
Tuesday & Thursday, 10 am-6 pm

Online schedule, services & news:

Virtual programs & fun:

Follow us on Instagram @wilkescountypubliclibrary.

Contact us at our live chat box on our website.
It's available when the library is open.
Help the library plan for a future that includes your input. Please complete and submit this survey to us. If you give your name, you will be entered into a drawing for a Kindle Fire tablet. Or, if you prefer, remain anonymous. We appreciate your help!
Kids' Online Programs
on our Facebook page

Online Programs Weekly Schedule

9 am Movin' Mondays Fun exercise for the whole family

11 am Monday Mayhem Crafts and creations

11 am Story Time with your favorite actors reading popular stories

10:30 am Music & Movement
Active story time for ages 2 and up

9:30 am Baby Songs for age 2 and under

10:30 am Fairy Tales & Fables, featuring your
favorite fantastical tales

1 pm Builders' Club to construct fun, creative building projects

You'll love the StudentAccess Program.

The StudentAccess program allows all Wilkes County public school children to check out books at our Library with their student ID (lunch number).

And the StudentAccess program allows students to check out ebooks from NC Kids Digital Library. Use the Libby App.

For our exciting Story Walk, the Library is partnering with Smoot Park. The current outdoor story shows how much family and friends support us. It is Bear Says Thanks by Karma Wilson and illustrator Jane Chapman.

Let's celebrate a book for the entire family during this holiday season with Todd Parr's The Family Book. The Library is partnering with W. Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir to bring you this sweet outdoor story at the Fish Dam Creek Park walking trail.
Need a Quiet Study Place to Study?

Sign up for a study space at the Information Desk on the Library's upper level on a first-come, first-served basis.
Silent Book Club
@ Dom's Bakery

Bring your own book, read quietly, relax, and enjoy! First Tuesday of every month.

Tuesday, December 1 @ 5:30 pm
The Wilkes Mystery Book Club is for people who love true crime, thrillers, and all kinds of mysteries but don't have time to go to book clubs. Copies of each month's selection are available at the library a month in advance, or you may choose to download the eBook via our Libby app. 

You can join us for a book discussion virtually in our Goodreads discussion forum, https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/1066171-wilkes-mystery-book-club, whenever you have time and no matter what you're wearing!
Virtual Library Art Gallery
lasts until December 31!

We're hosting a Virtual Library Art Gallery of your submitted creations for the rest of the year. Check out our Facebook page for the link.
For accessing most online & digital resources: Use your library card number and PIN, which is the last 4 numbers of the phone number you gave us. Or, if you are a student in Wilkes County public schools, you can log in with your student ID (lunch) number and your PIN is the last 4 numbers of your student ID. Want to download an app? The Libby App is for downloadable ebooks and audiobooks. RB Digital is for magazines. Your institution is Appalachian Regional Library.

Wilkes County Public Library  
Aimee Berry James
County Librarian

Traphill Branch Library  
Linda Pranger
Branch Manager