The following books have recently been received at the Mount Airy Public Library, and are available to check out:
Moscow Deception by Karen Robards, fiction
Force of Nature by Jane Harper, fiction
Room on the Porch Swing, fiction
Someone to Care by Mary Balogh, large print fiction
Surprise Me by Sofie Kinsella, large print fiction
Poison by John Lescroart, large print fiction
Dark in Death by J.D. Robb, large print fiction
The Five-Minute Marriage by Joan Aiken, large print fiction
High Tide Club by Mary Kay Andrews, large print fiction
The Crooked Staircase by Dean Koontz, large print fiction
The 17th Suspect by James Patterson, large print fiction
Rose Colored Glasses by Brianna Wolfson, large print fiction
Robert B. Parker’s Old Black Magic by Ace Atkins, large print fiction
The Family Gathering by Robyn Carr, large print fiction
Magnolia Table by Joanna Gaines, non-fiction
But I Trusted You by Ann Rule, audio
Lying in Wait by Ann Rule, audio
Accidental Heroes by Danielle Steel, audio
Hola! The library is starting a pre-school story time for those who speak Spanish. Join us on Tuesday mornings at 9:30 a.m. for one hour of stories, songs and crafts, all in Spanish. Bienvenidos a los cuentos en enspanol. Los Martes @ 9:30 a.m. Una hora de cuentos en espanol para ninos en edad preescolar. Tendremos historias, canciones y manualidades en espanol.
PAWS to Read with Robyn will resume when school goes in session later this summer.
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.
Baby Storytime, for babies from birth to 24 months, will meet on Thursday mornings at 9:30 a.m.
The Book Munchers book club for kids meets at the library on Wednesdays, at 4 p.m. The library will lead the kids in reading books,and doing activities, from various elementary/juvenile titles..
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.
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.
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.
We are offering a once-a-month Beginner’s Yoga Class with Heather Elliott at 10:30 a.m. The next gathering is July 21. Join us for this free class.
The Community Book Club meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month, at 1 p.m. New members are always welcome.
Teens, aged 12-19 years old, are invited to a 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.
There is an online book club for elementary aged students, that can be accessed with one of our library cards and a pin number, at the website www.nckids.overdrive.com. Use of this online library feature is free with your library card, and they have thousands of other titles to download and read. Check it out!
The Summer Reading theme this year revolves around music, and our slogan is “Libraries Rock!” On Thursday, June 28, the winner of the talent show will entertain everyone. On Thursday, July 5, at 1 p.m., we invite everyone to join us for an all-kazoo band, for a lesson and a concert, with added homemade instruments for percussion. Then, they can show off their mad Air Guitar skills, as they play an imaginary rock electric guitar. On July 12, we get to meet Captain Jim and see his magical, musical, motivational show. Next, Road Trip! We are going off-site from the library, to tour our local radio stations, WSYD and WPAQ, on Thursday, July 19, at 1 p.m. The final event will be on Thursday, July 26, at 1 p.m., when the Dewey Decimal Players perform their show “Band-Its,” a play about a high school band trying to get ready for a competition.
Kids aged 7-19 years old are invited to us for the annual Young Actors Drama Camp, from Monday, July 30 through Friday, August 3, at 1 p.m. each day. We’ll play theatre games, gain confidence standing in front of an audience, learn new acting skills, laugh a lot, and meet new friends.
We will be showing David Weintraub’s film, “A Great American Tapestry: The Many Strands of Mountain Music,” on Wednesday, June 27, at 6:30 p.m. The Southern mountains were a diverse mix of Europeans, African-Americans and indigenous native peoples. This backcountry became a vibrant musical cauldron that combined and synthesized the tremendous contributions of many traditions to create a musical legacy that inspired the world — A Great American Tapestry.
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.
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.