Alert

Appalachian Regional Library will be closed on Friday, December 9 for staff training.

Management Team

You can reach any of the following staff at 336-838-2818.

County Librarian
Suzanne Moore

Adult Services Manager
Mara Lynn Tugman

Circulation Manager
Daphne Simmons

Technical Services Manager
Nicole de Bruijn

Youth Services Manager
Elizabeth Lee

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Advisory Board

The Advisory Board is comprised of ten members appointed by the Wilkes County Commissioners, which includes a sitting County Commissioner; members serve staggered four year terms; members can serve a maximum of two consecutive four year terms, but they may be reappointed after being off the board for one year. Four board members shall serve on the Appalachian Regional Library Board as well. The President of the Friends of the Library is considered an ex officio member.

Board Member Term Expiration
Secretary - Beth Foster Tharrington * August 2023
Bill Davis, Jr.* August 2023
Chair - Arnold Lakey* August 2025
Vice Chair - Brenda Dobbins August 2025
Jennifer Chatham August 2026
Martha Townes October 2026
Camilla Lovette - Day October 2026
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Commissioner Casey Joe Johnson (ex-officio)  
Friends of the Library President - Glenda Adams (ex-officio)  
Friends of the Traphill Library President  - Ola Norman (ex-officio)  

* Members of the Regional Governing Board