NC Works staff, formerly known as the Employment Security Commission, will be at the library on Tuesdays and Thursdays for job assistance. Assistance will be available from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed an hour for lunch. For questions, contact them at 336-312-9960. NC Works staff is also available in the Mount Airy and Winston-Salem offices, throughout the week. Call the Mount Airy office at 336-786-4169 and the Winston-Salem office at 336-776-6747. Hours for these locations vary; call for their hours of operation.
Preschool Storytime will be held on Thursdays during the month of May at 10 a.m. Preschool Storytime is open for preschoolers, ages 2 to 5, and is free to the public. Make plans to bring a child or grandchild for an hour of stories and crafts.
Those interested in tracing family roots or needing help in learning to use Ancestry.com, the library offers a free workshop, with volunteers, J.E. Brown and Patricia Rogers. Classes are now being offered on Tuesdays at 11 a.m. or Thursdays at 1 p.m. at the Yadkin County Public Library. In addition, all NWRL libraries offer free access to the Ancestry.com Library Edition throughout this year. No advanced registration is required and all workshops are free to the public. Come join us for an informative session!
A knitting class series is being offered at the library on Tuesdays from noon to 1 p.m. Participants will begin with learning the basic knitting stitches and begin knitting a beginner scarf or dishcloth. Classes are taught by Michelle Spillman of Yadkinville. Knitting classes are free to the public with all materials provided. No advanced registration is required.
The library will be closed on May 30 for the Memorial Day holiday and will reopen at 8:30 a.m. on May 31. Yadkin County Public Library is a member of the Northwestern Regional Library system, comprised of libraries in Alleghany, Stokes, Surry and Yadkin counties. The library’s normal operating hours are as follows: Mondays and Thursdays 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.