Wilson County Library Programs, Bookmobile Schedule for Aug. 8-31

Source: Wilson County Public Library, Wilson NC.
Source: Wilson County Public Library, Wilson NC.

Wilson County Public Library will offer a variety of free programs for the community this August at the Main Library and Branches.

Main Library hours are:

  • 9am to 9pm Monday through Wednesday
  • 9am to 6pm Thursday through Saturday.

Branch hours vary.

All Wilson County Public Library locations are closed on Sundays.

For more information, call 252.237.5355 or visit www.wilsoncountypubliclibrary.org.

Founded in 1939, the Wilson County Public Library engages the community and enhances the minds of all ages with programs, lectures, classes, and entertainment.

Main Library Children’s Programs

For more information on Children’s events at the main library, contact Youth Services at 252.237.5355 x.5025.


Lapsit (Ages 0-2):  Every Wednesday and Thursday, 9:30am

Preschool storytime: Every Wednesday and Thursday, 10am

Family storytimes:  Saturdays, 3pm

No registration required.

Too Tall Houses

Main Library Children’s Room

Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 7pm

We will read the story Too Tall Houses by Gianna Marino and then build your own “Too Tall” Structure using popsicle sticks and clothespins.  Recommended for ages 4 and up. No registration required.

Explore with Magnets

Main Library Children’s Room

Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 7pm

Learn how magnets work.  Recommended for ages 4 and up. No registration required.

Lego Club

Main Library Children’s Room

Tuesday, August 28, 2018, 7pm

Build and create with LEGOs.  Families welcome.  No registration required.  This is a recurring monthly program.

Main Library Teen Programs

For more information, contact Scott Houston, Teen Librarian, at 252-237-5355 ext. 5073 or shouston@wilson-co.com.


Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 5:30-7pm

Main Library Conference Room.

Learn how to use the Bloxels kits and app to create your own video games!  Ages 13-18. No registration required.

WCPL Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 5:30-6:30pm

Main Library Assembly Room

Join the Teen Advisory Board (TAB) and have a voice in choosing the library’s Teen programming, services, and resources.  You can also earn those sweet community service hours. To find out if TAB is right for you, attend our interest meeting on August 21, 2018.  Ages 13-18. No registration required.

Main Library Adult Programs

The Wilson County Public Library system’s Main Library is located at 249 Nash Street W, Wilson NC.

Digital Resources for Genealogists

Thursday, August 30, 2018, 2-4pm

Main Library Assembly Room

Explore digital collections and websites that provide family historians and other researchers with a wealth of genealogical information.  No registration required.  For more information, contact Natalie Copeland, Local History & Genealogy Librarian, at 252.237.5355 x.5029 or email ncopeland@wilson-co.com.

Programs Held at Branches

Black Creek

Storytime: Thursdays, August 16, 2018, 4pm  All ages.

Lapsit (Ages 0-Pre-K): Wednesday, August 29, 2018, 10:30am

No registration required.


Storytime:  Wednesdays, August 8 and 22, 2018, 4pm

No registration required.

Elm City

Preschool Storytimes:

Tuesdays, August 14, 21, & 28, 2018, 10am

No registration required.

Teen Programs:

Thursday, August 9, 2018, 4pm — Teen Fun

Thursday, August 23, 2018, 4pm — What’s Amazing?
No registration required.


Back to School Bash

Lucama Library

Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 4pm

Explore books and celebrate the beginning of the new school year!  All ages invited.  No registration required.


Tuesday, August 21, 2018: Saratoga 3-5:30pm

Wednesday, August 22, 2018: Rock Ridge 3-4pm

Wednesday, August 22, 2018:  Sims 4:15-5pm



Source: Amanda M. Gardner, Wilson County Public Library

About Guest Author or Contributor 782 Articles
Guest or one-time reporters, release authors, and anonymous article writers.