Booksmarts


Angela Llewellyn - Mount Airy Public Library



The following titles have been received at the library, and are available for checkout:

Golden Prey by John Sandford, fiction

Ominous by Lisa Jackson, fiction

High Stakes by Fern Michaels, fiction

No Easy Target by Iris Johansen, fiction

Miramar Bay by Davis Bunn, fiction

If We Were Villains by M. L. Rio, fiction

A Perfect Obsession by Heather Graham, large print fiction

Miss Julia Weathers the Storm by Ann B. Ross, large print fiction

Climate of Hope by Michael Bloomberg, non-fiction

Portraits of Courage by George W. Bush, non-fiction

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The Friends of the Library is in need of more volunteers to help with the store, Between the Covers! The store is located at 140 N. Main Street, next door to the Earle Theater. If you, or someone you can recommend, has time to give, contact at 336-648-8176, or stop by to fill out a volunteer form. The shop is run by volunteers, and we depend on book, records, and DVD donations for our stock. Any purchases benefit the library.

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The Magic Tree House Book Club for kids has begun meeting at the Mount Airy Public Library on Wednesdays at 4 p.m. with reading books and doing activities from the beloved series by Mary Pope Osborne. Please note, this is a change from the former Monday meeting time.

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Preschool story times are held on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. for 2- and 3-year-olds, and on Thursday mornings at 10:30 a.m. for 4-and 5-year-olds.

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Baby Storytime, for babies from birth to 24 months, will meet on Thursday mornings at 9:30 a.m.

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Wednesday at 4 p.m. we are here to help you get started using ancestry.com to track your genealogy. Stop by the front desk to ask for help in beginning your search.

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The intermediate Spanish class for adults is held at the library each Monday at 5 p.m. except for when we are closed for a holiday.

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Pajama Story time for kids takes place each Thursday night at 7 p.m. The kids are welcome to wear their pajamas, and bring their cuddle toys. We’ll hear a couple of stories, and do an activity that goes with the story.

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The library has an Adult Coloring Class on Thursday nights, at 6 p.m. till 8 p.m. The library supplies coloring sheets, colored pencils, and markers, but are are welcome to bring their own supplies as well. The library plays relaxing music, and those participating enjoy hot drinks for those who’d like coffee or tea.

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Tai Chi is offered each Friday morning at 10 a.m. This class is for everyone, but especially for those with limited mobility, due to conditions such as arthritis.

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The Community Book Club meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month, at 1 p.m. New members are always welcome.

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Teens, aged 12-19 years old, are invited to a new club at the library, called Choices, where we’ll discuss books, movies, music, art, whatever interests them. We will meet on the first Thursday of each month, at 4 p.m.

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Questions? Call the library at 336-789-5108. Find us on Facebook at Friends of the Mount Airy Public Library.

Go to our website to view our events and catalog online at nwrl.org.

Library hours:

Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. until 8 p.m.

Friday 8:30 a.m. till 5 p.m.

Saturday 10 a.m. till 1 p.m.

Angela Llewellyn

Mount Airy Public Library

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