Submitted by the Yadkin County Library System
Are you thinking about going to college, but unsure where to start?
The library will be hosting an “Adults Back to College” class on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 from 10 a.m. to noon.
This class will be provided by the Educational Opportunity Center and will discuss the topics of choosing and applying to a college and financial aid. The class is free and open to the public and no pre-registration is required.
If you need more information, please contact Sarah Hodges at (336) 909-2755 or 1-877-532-0090.
STORYTIME for preschoolers will be held on Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 10:00 am. STORYTIME is an early literacy program specifically geared for preschoolers 2-5 years old.
The theme for this week’s program will be “Buzzy, Buzzy Bees” featuring the letter “B” and highlighting the literacy skill, phonological awareness. All STORYTIME programs are free and open to the public.
Make plans now to bring your child or grandchild for a fun and entertaining educational experience, with stories, music and crafts as we help get our kids “Ready to Read” with the “Every Child Ready to Read @ your Library” program.
The Northwestern Regional Library system is holding a “Poker Run for Readers” on Saturday, June 9, 2012. This event is open for cars and motorcycles. Check-in is at 8:30 a.m, with the first out at 10:30 a.m. The poker run will start and end at Freeborne’s Eatery & Lodge in Laurel Springs, the host sponsor for this event.
Cookout and live music by “5 Play” will begin at 5:30 p.m. Pre-registration deadline is May 19, 2012 with forms available at any of the public libraries in Alleghany, Stokes, Surry and Yadkin counties. For more information, call (336) 675-0753.
The library is looking for donation of prizes for the “Poker Run for Readers” fundraiser in June. Prizes, such as gift certificates for free services, plants, housewares, t-shirts, caps, artwork, baked goods, etc. will be raffled during the evening events. Any donations are greatly appreciated! We are also in need of volunteers who would be interested in helping at the event. If you have prizes or would like to volunteer your time, please contact the Yadkin County Public Library at 336-679-8792.
The library will be closed on Monday, May 28, 2012 in observance of Memorial Day. The library will reopen on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 8:30 am..
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.-6:30 p.m. and Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.