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

by Suzanne Moore, Wilkes County Librarian

‘Books Make Us Bright’ is Wilkes County Public Library’s holiday slogan and we are all excited to share the brightness during our Holiday Open House between 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on December 13.  Stop by and enjoy refreshments, provided by our Friends of the Library.  In addition, along with new books to share, we are highlighting special additions to the library’s non-traditional collection.   *Let us just say that Santa came early this year!

Curatus Per Musica and Quilts of Honor

Sunday, 20 November 2022 16:36

sumitted by Suzanne Moore, Wilkes County Librarian

On November 5, 2022 the first Marathon Jam was held from 1:00 - 11:00 p.m. at VFW Post 1142 in North Wilkesboro.   Wilkes County Public Library in partnership with Wilkes Acoustic Folk Society hosted the event where $1040 was raised to benefit Fisher Houses in North Carolina.  

by, Suzanne Moore County Librarian

The 1st Annual Marathon Jam will be held from 1:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. on November 5, 2022 at VFW Post 1142, located in North Wilkesboro, 802 Veterans Dr.  In partnership with Wilkes Acoustic Folks Society and VFW Post 1142, the library is encouraging listeners and musicians to join the Marathon Jam.

Wilkes County Public Library is hosting two upcoming programs with rare and notable guests who are visiting the last week of October.  Alice Gerrard will be here on October 25 and Michael Almond will be here on October 27.    Read on for more details about these amazing folks and save-the-dates.  You won’t want to miss them!