The Northwestern Regional Library system is holding a “Poker Run for Readers” on Saturday, June 9.
This event is open for cars and motorcycles. Check-in is at 8:30 am, with the first out at 10:30 am. 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 pm. For more information, please 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. The library is 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 Yadkin County Public Library will be having a Summer Photography Contest themed around this year’s teen theme, “Own the Night”. Contest is open to all registered patrons of the member libraries of the Northwestern Regional Library system. There is no fee to enter and patrons can enter up to 2 photos. All submitted images must be no larger than 16” x 20”, including mat and frame. Entries must be received from June 11 to June 22, 2012 at the Yadkin County Public Library. For more information or to pick up an entry form, please stop by the library.
Patricia Rogers will host a genealogy workshop on Ancestry.com Library Edition at the Yadkin County Public Library. This workshop will be held from 10:00 am – 11:00 am on Tuesdays. Patricia’s workshop will focus on using Ancestry.com Library Edition and assisting with geology questions and issues. If you are interested in learning how to research your family history or need help in using Ancestry.com, come learn what all Ancestry.com Library Edition has to offer. This workshop is free and open to the public.
October 12, 2012 is the deadline for registering to vote for the General Election in November. If you have not registered to vote, revised voter registration forms are now available at the library. All completed forms can be mailed or returned to the Board of Elections office.
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 am – 6:30 pm and Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:30 am – 5:30 pm.