All libraries in the Appalachian Regional Library system are closed to the public and public services staff until further notice. More information about services that are available are posted on each library’s page (see tabs below).  Curbside pick-up has been cancelled through the end of April. Check your local library's website, Facebook page, or give them a call and leave a message for additional information.  Please stay safe and well!


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Get FREE materials for the visually impaired through the NC Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Contact reference staff for more information or paperwork assistance.

Don't forget:  We have an extensive collection of books on cd, magazines, and pre-loaded Kindle Fires available for checkout!


Library Book Club

The Library's Book Club meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 4:00 PM.  New members are always welcome! Visit the upstairs reference desk for a copy of the current read.


Wilkes Mystery Book Club

 The Wilkes County Public Library Mystery Book Club is designed for people who love mysteries, thrillers, and true crime but who also don't have time to attend regular, face-to-face book club meetings. Each month a new book will be selected for the group to read. Each month's book selection will be posted on our Wilkes Mystery Book Club page at, along with instructions on how to get a copy of the book. A Discussion will be created for each book in our GoodReads group (, and you can participate any time that's convenient for you.

Judging a Book By Its Cover

Sometimes we do just a book by its cover.  This is a collection of covers we especially liked (  Maybe one will spark your interest, too.  Click on the images to go right into the catalog where you can place a hold.