Wilkes County Public Library


July 2020
Announcements

Discover, Connect,
Relax, Be Safe.

The Wilkes County Public 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. We invite all ages to join in the Summer Reading Program. Learn, have fun, and win prizes!



Kids' Summer Reading bags with the reading tracker cards are available for pick up at the library. Every week, there are new Craft and STEM kits for pick up as well.
The Adult Summer Reading BINGO cards and packets are ready for pick up too.

Connect with us.
Hours

Wilkes Main Library
Monday-Thursday, 10 am-6 pm
Friday-Saturday, 10 am-4 pm
We will be closed Saturday, July 4th, Independence Day.

Traphill Branch Library
Tues., Thurs., 10 am to 2:30 pm


For new library titles, online and digital services, and news, see

For virtual programs, educational information, and fun, see our Facebook page, Wilkes County Public Library Facebook page.

Give us a follow on Instagram: @wilkescountypubliclibrary.



Tracker Card Collection box and some Summer Reading Program handouts at Wilkes County Public Library
Collection Boxes for Tracker Cards

Drop off your kids' tracker cards at these places with collection boxes:

Abarrotes y Novedades Olea at 803 Statesville Road, North Wilkesboro

Food Lion on Rte. 16 in Wilkesboro/Moravian Falls

Lowe's Foods

Rock Creek IGA

Walmart

Wilkes County Public Library
Storyteller Claire Ramsey will entertain us with fables and tales from far away on Facebook , Monday June 29 @ 12 pm
Jeff Robbins on
Facebook Monday,
July 20 @ 12 pm
Kids' Programs on our Facebook page
Explore, learn, have fun!

Online Programs Weekly Schedule

Mondays
9 am Movin' Mondays
10 am STEM

Tuesdays
11 am Story Time

Wednesdays
10:30 am Music & Movement

Thursdays
9:30 am Baby Songs

Fridays
10:30 am Fairy Tales and Fables

Saturdays
1 pm Builders' Club Online

And much more ... free online activities to inspire everyone.
Adult Summer Reading
Online Programs


Wednesday Trivia

On Wednesdays, visit crowd.live on any device between 10 am and 10 pm and test your trivia skills on our weekly Summer Reading themes. Get the day's game code on our Facebook page on Wednesday morning. High scorers will win prizes. Weekly themes: July 1 USA, July 8 Monsters, July 15 Pirates, July 22 Superheroes, July 29 Harry Potter







The Wilkes Mystery Book Club is for people who love true crime, thrillers, and mysteries of all kinds but don't have time for face-to-face book club meetings. Copies of each month's selection will be 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!

No card?
No problem!


Questions? Call 336-838-2818 option 1

Try out this educational and fun new collection of free ebooks for kids and adults:

Accessing online & digital resources tips: Use your library card number and pin, which is the last 4 numbers of your phone number. Or, if you are a student in Wilkes County public schools, you can log in with your student ID (lunch) number. Your pin is the last 4 numbers of your student ID. Need to download an app? The Libby App is the easiest to access. When NC Live asks your institution, it is Appalachian Regional Library.
SNAP update

Due to COVID-19, the Spay/ Neuter Assistance Program (SNAP) is not being held at the Library. Contact the Humane Society 336-667-2547 for information.
Friends of the Library
Book Sale Update

Due to COVID-19, the Friends of Wilkes County Public Library are not holding book sales. You may donate books, by putting them in the green metal container at their building behind the Stone Center or by leaving boxes of books at the building's entrance, and please only when it's not raining. If you want to arrange a special drop-off, call 336-667-2547.

611 Cherry Street, North Wilkesboro


 

Wilkes County Public Library  
Aimee Berry James
County Librarian
Closing:
Saturday, July 4th
 

Traphill Branch Library  
Linda Pranger
Branch Manager