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Library hosting children’s author, Alice in Wonderland party

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The Wilson County Public Library has a variety of upcoming programs offered to the public this month at the main library and town branches.

For children, early literacy programs will continue at the main library every Wednesday and Thursday morning.  Children ages birth through 2 are invited to join the 9:30 a.m. program.  Preschool-age children are invited to join the10 a.m. program.  

Family Storytimes are scheduled for Saturdays, Jan. 20 and 27 at 10:30 a.m.  For Family Storytime on Jan. 20, author Nina White will present a program on her book, “A Town Called Crayonville.”

Another event for children, the Alice in Wonderland Tea Party, will be held in the main library assembly room at 3 p.m. Jan. 27. This storybook costume event is celebrating Lewis Carroll’s birthday.

For teens, the main library will be celebrating National Puzzle Day with a night of puzzles and games. This event will be held in the assembly room from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29. Contact Scott at 252-237-5355 ext. 5073, for more details.

All ages are welcome to register for the Super Blue Moon Viewing held at the Wilson Botanical Gardens from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31. With cooperation from the Wilson Botanical Gardens and the Tar River Astronomy Club, the library will host the viewing of this rare event. Contact Scott at 252-237-5355 ext. 5073, for more details.

Programs held at branches: 

BLACK CREEK

Storytime — All ages welcome at 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18

Lap-Sit — For children ages infant to pre-K;  scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31

EAST BRANCH

Storytime — 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24 

ELM CITY

Preschooler Story Time — 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23

Elementary Story Time — 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan.  

Teen program — “Magazine Rolls Creations” at 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25

LUCAMA

Storytime — 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16

Lap-Sit — 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17

Teen program — 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18

BOOKMOBILE 

Saratoga —  3-5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23

Rock Ridge — 3-4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24

Sims — 4:15-5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24

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