January Wilson NC Library Programs Announced

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

Wilson County Public Library has a variety of upcoming programs offered to the public this January at the Main Library and Branches.

For children, early literacy programs will continue at the Main Library every Wednesday and Thursday morning.  Children ages birth through 2 are invited to join the 9:30am program.  Preschool age children are invited to join the program at 10am.

Family Storytimes are scheduled for Saturday, January 20 & 27, 2018, starting at 10:30am.  For Family Storytime on January 20, author Nina White will present a program on her book, A Town Called Crayonville.

Another wonderful event for children, the Alice in Wonderland Tea Party, will be held in the Main Library Assembly Room on January 27, 2018, starting at 3pm. This storybook costume event is celebrating Lewis Carroll’s birthday.

For teens, the Main Library will be celebrating National Puzzle Day with a night of puzzles and games! This event will be held in the Assembly Room on Monday, January 29, 2018, 5:30-8pm. Contact Scott at 252.237.5355 x.5073 for more details.

All ages are welcomed to register for the Super Blue Moon Viewing held at the Wilson Botanical Gardens on Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 5:30-8pm. With cooperation from the Wilson Botanical Gardens and the Tar River Astronomy Club, the library will host the viewing of this rare event. Contact Scott at 252.237.5355 x.5073 for more details.

Programs Held at Branch Libraries

Black Creek

The Black Creek branch library is located at 103 Central Avenue, Black Creek NC. With questions, call 252.237.3715.

  • Storytime — All ages welcome on Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 4pm
  • Lap-Sit — For children ages zero to Pre-K is scheduled for Wednesday, January 31, 2018 @ 10:30am

East Branch

Branch address is 6000-C Ward Boulevard, Wilson NC. With questions, call 252.237.2627.

  • Storytime — Wednesday, January 24, 2018 @ 4pm

Elm City

This library is located at 114 N Railroad Street, Elm City NC. With questions, call 252.236.4269.

  • Preschooler Story Time — Tuesday, January 23, 2018 @ 10am
  • Story Time — Elementary – Tuesday, January 23, 2018 @ 4pm
  • Teen Program — Create Winter Snowflakes on Thursday, January 11, 2018 @ 4pm
  • Teen Program — Magazine Rolls Creations on Thursday, January 25, 2018 @ 4pm


This branch is located at 103 W Spring Street, Lucama NC. With questions, call 252.239.0046.

  • Story Time — Tuesday, January 16, 2018 @ 4pm
  • Lap-Sit — Wednesday, January 17, 2018 @ 10:30am
  • Teen Program — Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 4pm


Branch location is 114 S Main Street, Stantonsburg NC. With questions, call 252.238.3758.

Book Chat — TBA


Tuesday, January 23, 2018 — Saratoga from 3:30-5pm

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 — Rock Ridge from 3-4pm and Sims from 4:15-5pm

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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