Items filtered by date: January 2024

Tuesday, 13 February 2024 16:44

Black History Reads

by Suzanne Moore, Wilkes County Librarian

Wilkes County Public Library is recognizing Black History Month with a couple of important readings and conversations.  First, save the date for a conversation about Beyond Innocence: The Life Sentence of Darryl Hunt by, Phoebe Zerwick. This book is a deeply reported, gripping narrative of injustice, exoneration, and the lifelong impact of incarceration, Beyond Innocence is the poignant saga of one remarkable life that sheds vitally important light on the failures of the American justice system at every level. 

Tuesday, 13 February 2024 16:42

Real-life Stories about Pianos!

by Suzanne Moore, Wilkes County Librarian

The Traphill Branch Library's group, The Reading Trap, recently celebrated Thad Carhart's 74th birthday on February 16 by reading his memoir, The Piano Shop on the Left Bank. In the book, Carhart talks about his discovery of the joy of pianos at a piano atelier in Paris, France.