Wilkes County Public Library

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 July 2019 News

Imagination Caf é (free lunch for those 1 to 18)
Monday through Friday @ Noon
until August 23

Weekly Summer Reading Events:

Mondays @ 2 pm Teens Rule

Tuesdays @ 2 pm Family Craft

Wednesdays @ 2 pm STEM Takes On...

Thursdays' BIG EVENTS @ 2 pm
(see details below)

Fridays @ 2 pm Family Free for All

Questions about the Summer Reading Program?

Call the Rose Herring Children's Library
336-838-2818, ext. 231

And for the Adult Summer Reading Program, call 336-838-2818,
ext. 236 or 232

Vaya Health workshops
are free to professionals & to the public at the Library.
Two programs on Friday, July 5 to choose from:
@ 2 pm Commonly Diagnosed Mental Health Conditions
@ 3 pm Fostering Communication in Mental Health Care
Registration is encouraged but not required. To register, contact Mandy Matney mandy.matney@vayahealth.com
Dog Days of Summer
Just Got Better

Meet Partners! Canines' rescued friends.
Play with the dogs & pups.
And learn how to care for your pets.

Thursday, July 11, 11 am
Humane Society of Wilkes @ the Library
Tuesdays @ 6-7 pm
Bring proof of income and cash or check.
There are no Saturday hours in July.

Stories from the Starry Night

Classic tales of constellations and creation stories from many cultures spark interest in the night sky.

Thursday, July 11, 2 pm

Family Science:

Science fun for the whole family.

Friday, July 12, 2 pm

Jack's Adventures in Space

Come along with Jack in an out-of-this-world theatrical adventure through the solar system!

Thursday, July 18, 2 pm

"Nobody’s going to believe the cat story any more than the slippery book story.”

— A quote from the actual investigation
with a former Chief of Police

Refreshments provided.

5:30-7 PM
NASA Moon Landing
50th Anniversary Events
Webcast of the recreation of Apollo 11's mission via the American Museum of Natural History & the STAR Library Network's NASA@My Library program.

Monday, July 15, 4 pm

Apollo 11 Moon Mission Movie with Ryan Gosling & Claire Foy based on James R. Hansen's book, First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong .

Monday, July 22, 4 pm
Be Medicare Aware :
Learn from Rick Cook of SHIIP.
Saturday, July 20, 9:30 am @ the Library
Call 336-838-2818 ext. 232 or 236 to reserve a spot.

Petting Zoo

Feed and pet animals at Brushy Mountain Apple Festival Park, across the street from the Library.

Thursday, July 25, 2-4 pm

Saturday, July 27 @ 1 pm

For info, call the Library at 336-838-2818, ext. 242, or email host Francisco Delacruz Hernandez at openmicw@gmail.com
Be App Happy!
Learn about free apps to borrow ebooks and e-audiobooks from the Library and other websites.

Saturday, July 27, 2 pm
Celebrate at the Pool!

Summer Reading Wrap Up
Pool Party at Smoot Park

Get a pass to the pool party when you complete your summer reading BINGO card. Join us for swimming fun & food.

Saturday, July 27, 6-8 pm

 All Day Harry Potter Day

Wednesday, July 31

10 am Sorting Ceremony
11am Harry Potter Reading
12 pm Imagination Caf é
1-5 pm Fantastic Beasts Escape Room
1:30 pm Quidditch
3 pm Potions
3 pm Care of Magical Creatures
4 pm Wand Making
4 pm Herbology
5:30 pm Harry Potter Costume Contest & Games
Pre-Register. Same-day registration okay.
For more information, call 336-838-2818, ext. 231.

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 NC Kids Digital Library by using the Libby App.
Story Walks
at Smoot Park and the
For our exciting Story Walks, the Wilkes County Public Library is partnering with Smoot Park and with W. Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir (on the walking trail at the Fish Dam Creek Park). The current story is How Will We Get to the Beach? by Brigitte Luciani.

Friends of the Library
Book Sale

July 11 @ 5-7 pm

Friday & Saturday
July 12-13 @ 9 am-5 pm

611 Cherry Street, North Wilkesboro
near the Stone Center
Parents' Day is Sunday, July 28

"...I didn't succumb to the stereotype that science wasn't for girls. I got encouragement from my parents."

--Sally Ride, first American woman in space in 1983

Wilkes County Public Library  
Aimee Berry James
County Librarian

Traphill Branch Library  
Linda Pranger
Branch Manager 

Closings, Locations, & Hours

 Closed July 4th for
Independence Day

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