Due to rising infection rates, Appalachian Regional Library has resumed curbside and virtual-only services. We will provide updates as soon as we're able to safely re-open our buildings to the public.
Entertainment starts here!
Did you know you can check out new release DVDs from the library? Grab your library card and check out 7 dvds at a time for 1 week- FREE! Whether you're looking for a holiday favorite, a documentary, or the latest season of your favorite TV series, we've got you covered!
Need to catch up on celebrity gossip, redecorating your home, or looking for the latest and greatest in news magazines? Be sure to visit our extensive periodicals section. All back issues are available for checkout!
Made possible by a partnership between the North Wilkesboro Recreation Department, Town of North Wilkesboro, the Wilkesboro Tourism Development Authority, and the Wilkes County Library, “Checkout Wilkes” is a lending program that provides equipment that can be used to enhance recreational experience in Wilkes County. Whether you are a resident interested in trying something new, or a guest of our community, all items are free to borrow and can be used for one week. A photo ID or current library card are required to check out materials.
Items may be reserved for specific dates. Simply call our circulation department, (336) 838-2818.
Current Items Available for Checkout:
- Pickleball Equipment
- Disc Golf Sets
- Fishing Poles
- Binoculars and Birding Books
If you normally use our Traphill Branch, just ask to have any of these items sent your way for checkout!
Ready to get some dirt under your fingernails? Find what you need in our seed library. Seeds are free, but please take only what you'll use. Information is available about growing, seed varieties, and seed saving.
Story Walks take the joy of reading outdoors! Experience a story as you take a stroll or explore a park. Each story board also contains literacy tips for caregivers. See a story walk in action at Smoot Park in North WIlkesboro or the Fish Dam Creek Park across the dam from the Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir Visitor Center. Learn more by clicking here.
Books and Beans
Our Books and Beans coffee station offers a variety of hot and cold beverages, snacks, and a microwave. Hot drinks may be purchased for $1.25 ($1.00 if you have your own cup with a lid) and cold beverages are available for $1.00. Prices for snacks vary.