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STORYTIME for preschoolers will be held on Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 10 a.m. at the Yadkin County Public Library.

STORYTIME is an early literacy program specifically geared for preschoolers 2-5 years old. The theme for this week’s program will be “Winter Fun,” featuring the letter “W” and highlighting vocabulary.

All STORYTIME programs are free and open to the public. Make plans now to bring your child or grandchild for an entertaining and educational experience, with stories, music and crafts as we help get them “Ready to Read” with the “Every Child Ready to Read @ your Library” program.

NWRL will host their annual Traveling Photography Contest. Contest is open to all registered patrons of the Northwestern Regional Library system, with the exception of individuals whose primary source of income is photography. The fees for each entry are $5.00 for adults and $1 for youth with no limit on total number of entries.

Entries must be received no later than Friday, February 22, 2013 at any NWRL branch. A photography workshop will be held on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:30 pm, followed by the opening reception at 6:45 pm. For more information about the contest or to pick up an entry form, please visit your NWRL branch.

Due to interest and high volume of usage, the library is pleased to announce that NWRL will renew their Ancestry.com Library Edition subscription, giving the public access for an additional year.

In January, the Yadkin County Public Library will resume an ongoing Genealogy Workshop on Thursdays at 1:00 pm. If you are interested in learning about researching your family history or need assistance with genealogy issues, make plans to attend our free workshop.

The library is holding a book sale in the front entryway. Like new hardcover books are available for $1.00, making them a great bargain and perfect gifts for the holiday season. All proceeds will be used to purchase new books.

The Yadkin County Public Library will be closing at 5:00 pm on Monday, December 31, 2012 and will be closed on Tuesday, January 1, 2013 in observance of the New Year’s Day holiday. The library will reopen at 8:30 am on Wednesday, January 2, 2013. 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.

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