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Tuesday, March 8, 2011

A Treasure Trove: Central Library

Stan Gilliam "Sky Face" currently on display
at Central Library
We love to head to the local library, especially on rainy days. They offer so much more than books. Family history research assistance, the amazing North Carolina Room, preschool films, story time, author readings, book clubs, Russian Conversation time and art! These colorful pieces really pop and my kids fell in love with them. 

"Libraries:  The medicine chest of the soul."  ~Library at Thebes, inscription over the door

Thursdays are "Things to Do Thursdays" in the Children's Room of the Central Library from 4-5PM. "Come join us every Thursday for a fun way to chill out after school. Each week is something different with games, crafts, dance contests and more!" This Thursday's topic is "Wind."

This Thursday, March 10th, from 12-2pm, author Marva Edwards will be visiting Central Library 
for a discussion of her book Bound to Be Free and her inspiring victory over domestic violence.

Support your local library! They are a great resource for our communities. And note the library themed local Etsy on the left! Thank you for supporting local artisans.

"Runcible" mixed media by Stan Gilliam
on display at Central Library

This one is my favorite, though.
Stained Glass in Children's Room, Central Library



  1. Beutiful! Libraries ARE the coolest places.


  2. Kristi, I've always thought libraries are one of the very best places in the world....and visiting them and making use of all the resources there is free! What a joy!

    Harriet Clark (aka Riley's grandma)

  3. Harriet! So good to hear from you! I agree wholeheartedly. Thanks so much for reading and commenting!