Wilson County Public Library Programs for November 2019

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Wilson County Public Library offers programs for all ages at the Main Library, its five branch libraries, plus Bookmobile access during the month of November 2019.

Main Library hours are: 9am-9pm on Monday through Wednesday, and 9am-6pm on Thursday through Saturday.

Branch hours vary.

All locations are closed on Sundays.

For questions about the library, call 252.237.5355 or visit www.wilsoncountypubliclibrary.org.

 

Main Library

The main library is located at 249 Nash Street N, Wilson, NC.

Youth Programs

For more information, contact Youth Services at 252.237.5355, press option 4.

Preschool Storytime takes place Tuesdays, November 5, 12, 19, 26 and Wednesdays, November 6, 13, 20, 27, 2019 @ 10am. Ages 3 and up. No registration required.

Join us for Lapsit Storytime on Tuesdays, November 5, 12, 19, 26 and Wednesdays, November 6, 13, 20, 27, 2019 @ 9:30am. Ages 0-2. No registration required.

Saturday Family Storytime is on November 2, 9, 16, 23, 2019 @ 3pm. No registration required. There will be no storytime on Saturday, November 30, 2019 as the library will close for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Enjoy a new program, Monday Family Storytime and Craft, on November 4, 18, and 25, 2019 @ 6:30pm. No registration required.  There will be no storytime on Monday, November 11, 2019 as the library will close for Veterans Day.

Join us for a Bilingual Spanish/English Family Storytime at the Main Library on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 @ 4pm. The Library will continue this bilingual program the last Tuesday of each month.  No registration required. La hora de cuentos bilingües en el español y el ingles. El martes 26 de noviembre a las cuatro de la tarde la sucursal principal de la biblioteca pública del Condado de Wilson va a presentar su hora de cuentos bilingües. La biblioteca quiere presentar este programa el último martes de cada mes.

Youth STEAM Programs

For more information, contact Youth Services at 252.237.5355, press option 4.

STEAM programs take place in Youth Services. Ages 5 and up are invited and no registration required.

  • Tuesday, November 5, 2019 @ 7pm: Family Game Night
  • Tuesday, November 12, 2019 @ 7pm: Snap Circuits
  • Tuesday, November 19, 2019 @ 7pm: Pinecone Turkeys

The recurring monthly LEGO Club takes place on Tuesday, November 26, 2019.  All LEGOs are provided.

Young Adult Programs

For more information, contact Kate Brittain, at 252.237.5355 x.5073 or via email.

Teens, join us at Choose Your Own Adventure: Teen College and Career Workshop on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 @ 5-6:30pm in the Main Library Seminar Room. Learn which career pathways and educational programs best fit your talents and interests while exploring the library’s online resources!  This program is open to all teens with a focus on high school students.  No registration required.

Adult Programs

Calling all book lovers! Join us for the Annual Friends of the Library Book Sale during the Whirligig Festival on Saturday, November 2, 2019 @ 10am-5pm and Sunday, November 3, 2019 @ noon-5pm in the Main Library Assembly Room.  We’ve outgrown the bookmobile, so the sale will take place at the library this year.  Most books are 50¢ and $1.  Watch for falling prices at the end of the sale!

Local Authors Night takes place Monday, November 18, 2019 @ 6-9pm in the Main Library Assembly Room. Join us for our monthly celebration of the work of local authors.  Our guests this month will be Rev. H. Maurice Barnes, author of Some Pre-Marital Points to Ponder and Alan J. Inman, author of The Colors of Love.  Copies of these works will be available for purchase and signing at the event.

Need to get a jumpstart on your holiday presents? Stop by the Main Library Assembly Room on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 @ 3-7pm and make a few pairs of beaded earrings to give away or to keep for yourself!  This is a drop-in class, so come at your convenience during the scheduled time.  Ages 16 and up.  Registration requested, call 252.237.5355 to register.

Join us for a lively Adult Special Needs Storytime and Craft designed specifically for special needs adults on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 @ 10:30am in the Main Library Assembly Room. Registration required, call 252.237.5355 to register.

Technology Classes

Technology classes take place in the Main Library Conference Room, unless otherwise specified. Registration is required, as space is limited.  To register, call 252.237.5355.

For more information, contact Karey Blanchard at 252.237.5355 x.5074 or email.

Attend a two-part Facebook Series on Wednesdays, November 6 and 13, 2019 and learn how to create a profile, send messages, comment on posts, and add content to Facebook. Please register for both sessions.

Need help figuring out your tablet, smartphone, or eReader? Drop in to Device Advice on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 @ 2-4pm, for 1:1 assistance from library staff. This event takes place in the Main Library Assembly Room.  Registration is requested.

Local History and Genealogy programs

For more information, contact Tammy Medlin, Local History and Genealogy Librarian at 252.237.5355, x.5029 or email

Tammy Medlin will present Exploring the Census on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 @ 2-3:30pm in the Main Library Conference Room. Learn how to find information on your family history using the US Census within Ancestry and Heritage Quest. Registration is required; call 252.237.5355 to register.

All are invited to the Wilson County Genealogical Society meeting on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 @ 7pm in the Main Library Assembly Room. Jim and Margaret Bailey will discuss their recently completed book, The Country Doctor Museum:  Early Medical Practices, Treatments and Medicines.  Books will be available for purchase and signing following the presentation.  All proceeds from the book sales go to The Country Doctor Museum.  All are welcome.  No registration required.

Programs at Branches

Black Creek Branch Library

The Black Creek Branch is located at 103 Central Avenue in Black Creek, NC. For more information, call 252.237.3715.

Ages 5-12 are invited to Storytime on Thursdays, November 7 and 21, 2019 @ 4pm.  No registration required.

Teens ages 13-18 are invited to make a yarn-wrapped letter craft on Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 4pm.  Registration is required.

Need help figuring out your tablet, smartphone, or eReader? Drop in for Device Advice to receive 1:1 assistance from library staff on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 @ 3-4pm.  Registration is requested.

Lapsit Storytime, for ages 0-4, is on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 @ 10:30am.  No registration required.

East Branch Library

The East Branch is located at 6000-C Ward Blvd in Wilson, NC. For more information, call 252.237.2627.

Storytime is on Wednesdays, November 13 and 27, 2019 @ 4pm.  No registration required.

Elm City Branch Library

The Elm City Branch is located at 114 N Railroad Street in Elm City, NC. For more information, call 252.237.4269.

Preschool Storytime for ages 1-5 takes place on Tuesdays, November 5 and 19, 2019 @ 10am.  No registration required.

Ages 4 and up are invited to LEGO Club on Thursday, November 7, 2019 @ 3pm.  No registration required.

Need help figuring out your tablet, smartphone, or eReader? Drop in for Device Advice to receive 1:1 assistance from library staff on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 @ 10:30-11:30am.  Registration is requested.

Ages 5 and up are invited to a STEAM program on Thursday, November 21, 2019 @ 4pm.  No registration required.

Lucama Branch Library

The Lucama Branch is located at 103 E Spring Street in Lucama, NC. For more information, call 252.239.0046.

Family Storytime, for families with elementary aged children, takes place on Tuesdays, November 5 and 19, 2019 @ 4pm.  No registration required.

Lapsit Storytime, for ages 0-5, is on Wednesdays, November 6 and 20, 2019 @ 10:30am. No registration required.

Join us for a Teen Program on Thursdays, November 7 and 21, 2019 @ 4pm.  No registration required.

Enjoy a Movie Afternoon on Friday, November 8, 2019 @ 4pm.

Need help figuring out your tablet, smartphone, or eReader? Drop in for Device Advice to receive 1:1 assistance from library staff on Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 10:30am-noon.

Fancy Feather Friday takes place on November 22, 2019 @ 4pm.  Don’t miss this fall family event featuring crafts, snacks, stories and games.  All ages are welcome.

Stantonsburg Branch Library

The Stantonsburg Branch is located at 114 S Main Street in Stantonsburg, NC. For more information, call 252.238.3758.

Join us for Book Chat on Thursday, November 7, 2019 @ 3-4pm.

Friday Family Fun will take place Friday, November 15, 2019 @ 2-4pm.  Enjoy a family-friendly craft just in time for Thanksgiving.  No registration is required.

Bookmobile

The Bookmobile schedule for November is:

  • Saratoga:  Tuesday, November 19, 2019 @ 3:30-5pm
  • Rock Ridge:  Wednesday, November 20, 2019 @ 3-4pm
  • Sims: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 @ 4:15-5pm

For more information, call 252.237.5355.

Below are the “nearest addresses to where the bookmobile parks.”

  • Saratoga:  Across the street from Premier Auto Body, 6822 Main Street, Saratoga, NC. (The bookmobile parks in an empty lot across the street from the body shop.)
  • Rock Ridge:  In the parking lot adjacent to Williamson Peanuts, 6512 Rock Ridge School Road, Wilson, NC (Exit 116 off I-95).
  • Sims:  In the parking lot adjacent to the Sheriff’s outpost located at 6402 Hwy 264a, Sims, NC.

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Source: Amanda M. Gardner, Wilson County Public Library

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