Voter registration forms, in both English and Spanish, are available at the library. Deadline for voter registration is Oct. 14. One Stop early voting will begin on Oct. 20 and the last day to request an absentee by mail is Nov. 1. On Election Day, Nov. 8, voting polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. For assistance on voting poll locations for an area or for additional questions or information, contact the Yadkin County Board of Elections at 336-679-4227 or visit its website at www.yadkincountync.gov and click on Board of Elections under the “Departments A-H” tab.
Preschool Storytime will be held on Thursdays at 10 a.m. at the library. Preschool Storytime is open for preschoolers, ages 2 to 5, and is free and open to the public. Make plans to bring your child or grandchild for an hour of stories and crafts.
If you are interested in tracing your family roots or need 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. All NWRL libraries offer free access to the Ancestry.com Library Edition. No advanced registration is required and all workshops are free and open to the public.
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 and open to the public with all materials provided. No advanced registration is required.
For a complete list of events going on at the Yadkin County Public Library or any of the NWRL libraries, visit the NWRL webpage at www.nwrl.org and click on the Events tab.
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.
The 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.