Wilkes Library News
June 2018

Our Summer Reading Program Registration has begun!

Events start Monday, June 11
at Cub Creek Park, with
Tie-Dye Fun, 10 am-1 pm.
Please b ring a white or light-colored prewashed cotton shirt and be prepared to get a little messy.

Summer reading runs June 11 to July 27. Activities are open to everyone and for all ages.
Imagination Café
@ Wilkes County Library

Imagination Café starts on Monday, June 11 at Noon. Imagination Café is our
FREE LUNCH program at the library, which will be served through August 24.
Lunch is available for
any child 18 years and under
Monday - Friday at 12:00 pm.

Free Snacks @ Traphill Branch Library

Free Snacks for All Kids on Tuesdays, starting June 12
11 am - 1 pm
Sleep Disorders: Causes, Diagnosis, & Treatments

Friday, June 8 @ Noon

Speaker: Ewain Wilson, MD of
Wake Forest Health Network ENT & Sleep Medicine-West Park

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

Catered by Tipton's Bar-B-Que

Free lunch for first 30 registrants. To register, call 336-838-2818, ext. 232 or 236

Almost Amazing Al
@ Wilkes County Library

Join us for the hilarious and magical antics of the Almost Amazing Al!
An event for the whole family.

Thursday, June 21 @ 2 pm
Upper level of the Library

Diabetes 6-week Workshop
@ Wilkes County Library

Alliant Quality, a healthcare network in NC, will run the Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP). Participants will learn about causes, risks, and management of diabetes. The 6 classes will be hands-on & fun.

June 14, 21 & 28 and
July 12, 19 & 26, 3:30-5 pm

To register:
call 336-838-2818 ext. 232 or 236.
"Pig Out on Reading"
with Farmer Minor & Daisy,
the Famous Pot Belly Pig!

@ Traphill
Thursday, June 21, 11 am

@ Wilkes
Friday, June 22, 11 am
Lonesome Ridge Band Rocks Wilkes County Library on
1st Mondays.

Come hear their toe-tapping, feel-good music.

Monday, June 4 @ 5 pm

June is the Great Outdoors Month & National Safety Month. Have fun & be safe!
Rock on at the Library!

Gem Mining,
presented by

Keep the gems you find!

@ Traphill
Thursday, June 28, 11 am

@ Wilkes
Thursday, June 28
at 1, 2, & 3 pm

Registration for Gem Mining begins on June 11 & is required. 336-838-2818

Father's Day is
June 17

My father used to play with my
brother and me in the yard. 
Mother would come out and say, "You're tearing up the grass.
"We're not raising grass," Dad would reply. "We're raising boys." -- Harmon Killebrew
on PBS & at the Library!
How many books on the list have you read? Come to the Library to pick up a list & learn more about The Great American Read.
Friends of the Library
Book Sale

611 Cherry St., behind the Wilkes County Board of Education building

Thurs., June 14
5-7 pm
Fri. & Sat., June 15-16
9 am-5pm

Wilkes County Public Library  
Julia Turpin, County Librarian   

Traphill Branch Library  
Linda Pranger, Branch Manager 

Locations and hours

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