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					                                                      Friends of the
                            WAYNE COUNTY
                              PUBLIC LIBRARY
                             V O L U M E      V I ,   I S S U E   I I                     M A R C H   2 0 1 1 — A P R I L    2 0 1 1

         Wayne County Public Library                   1001 East Ash Street Goldsboro, NC 27530            (919) 735-1824

                                                                                                        Friends of the Wayne
                     CALLING ALL WORLD TRAVELERS                                                        County Public Library is a
                                                                                                        non-profit volunteer organiza-
Readers of all ages will travel the globe this summer as the Wayne County Public                        tion dedicated to enriching the
                                                                                                        programs and services at the
Library presents “One World, Many Stories” during the annual summer reading                             library. They have helped to
program. Children will explore the world through stories, crafts, music, games, and                     make possible:

other activities. The 2011 Summer Reading Program is open to children ages                              - Semi-Annual Book Sale
3-12, with programs, prize drawings, activity hours, and more! Sessions are                             - Visits by noted authors
available for families and daycare groups on the following schedule:                                    - Printers for branch libraries
                                                                                                        - Book Display Cases
   Mondays (Daycare groups)                            Wednesdays (Families)                            - Magazine subscriptions
    9:00—3-7 year olds                                 9:00—3-7 year olds                               - Children’s Programs
   10:00—3-7 year olds                                 10:00—8-12 year olds                             - Computer Workstations
   11:00—8-12 year olds                                11:00—Kindergarten-5th Grade                     - William Whitfield “Bill” Smith
                                                                                                          Community Garden
Registration for this exciting summer program is now open! For more infor-
mation or to register, call the WCPL children’s department at (919) 735-1824
ext. 5105. All programs are offered free of charge.

 2010 Friends of the Wayne                               SPRING BOOK SALE A SUCCESS
 County Public Library
 board members:                        On April 29-May 1, 2011, the Friends of the Wayne County Public Library held a
 - Tom Brown                           book sale to benefit the Wayne County Public Library. The sale raised much-
 - Ginny Herrett                       needed funds for the library to update the resources available to the public.
 - Geoff Hulse                         Thanks to all who participated in this event!
 - Kimberly Huskins-Webb               The generosity of the FWCPL helps to make possible the semi-annual book
 - Hal Keck                            sale, printers for branch libraries, book display cases, magazine subscriptions,
 - Mary Ann Parker
                                       children’s programs, computer workstations, the William Whitfield “Bill” Smith
 - Gary Partin
                                       Community Garden, and much more. As a member of the Friends of the Library,
 - Randy Sauls
                                       you support not only your library, but your community. If you would like to learn
 - Carol Smithwick
                                       more about becoming a Friend, visit the Goldsboro Library to pick up a member-
 - Olivia West
                                       ship form.
 - Betsy Wharton
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                                                                Summer Reading Program at all branches of the
•   Scrapbooking
                                                                Wayne County Public Library begins the week of
    Saturday, May 7, 10:00 am
                                                                June 13. For more information or to register for this
•   Gamers’ Exchange Night                                      exciting summer program, please call the branch near-
    Tuesday, May 3, 7:00 pm                                     est you.
•   RPG (Role-Playing Game) Night                               •    Goldsboro—(919) 735-1824 ext. 5105
    Friday, May 13, 5:30 pm                                     •    Mount Olive—(919) 705-1891
    Friday, May 27, 5:30 pm                                     •    Pikeville—(919) 705-1892
•   Preschool Story Time at the Pikeville Library
    Thursdays in May, 10:00 am
                                                                     Beginning Sunday, May 29, the
•   Magician Rob Wescott
    Monday, June 13, 9:30 am (Pikeville)                             Wayne County Public Library will
    Monday, June 13, 1:30 pm (Mount Olive)
    Monday, June 13, 3:00 pm (Goldsboro)                             be closed on Sunday afternoons.

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Consider making a donation to the Wayne County Public Library in honor or memory of a loved one. For
a donation form, visit any branch of the Wayne County Public Library or download the form at http://


                                                 The library is
                                        a great educational
                                        resource for my kids.
                                        - Caroline Lovic (with son Cameron)

I like to check out books and                                                                      I like to

      the library is                                                                   check out books about
       awesome!                                                                           science projects.
            - Jenna                                                                        - Mark (with brother Luke)

                                                               This newsletter is distributed bi-monthly to the Wayne
                      Friends of the
                                                               County community by the Friends of the Wayne County
            WAYNE COUNTY                                       Public Library. You may join the Friends by returning
               PUBLIC LIBRARY                                  the membership registration form on page 4.
VOLUME      VI,   ISSUE      II                                                                                  PAGE    3

Look for these and other fiction and non-fiction titles on our new book shelf. New books may be checked out for two weeks.

                                                                                                         The Jesuit Guide to
           I’ll Walk Alone                   Before You Do                   All My Life
                                                                                                         Almost Everything
           Mary Higgins Clark                T.D. Jakes                      Susan Lucci
                                                                                                         James Martin

                                             Miss Julia Rocks               44 Charles Street
           10th Anniversary                                                                              Bel-Air Dead
                                             the Cradle
           James Patterson                                                  Danielle Steel               Stuart Woods
                                             Ann B. Ross

                  A t a gathering of North Carolina Li-           terials that enlighten, delight and educate.
             brary Directors, we were asked to raise a                The Library is currently exploring options to pro-
             hand if we had started our library career as         vide our community with downloadable e-books. It’s
             a teenage page. I was not surprised to see           said that e-books might encourage reading because
 Jane Rustin
              that almost every hand in the room went             they make it easier to do. Wouldn’t that be a great
             up. There is something wonderful about               benefit? Wayne County Readers do have access to
working in a library that lasts a lifetime. Imagine being         some of these e-books now through NC Live. If you
paid to do something you love.                                    are unsure of how to reach and download these mate-
    Maybe one reason that working in a library is special         rials, the Reference Staff is ready and happy to assist
is because there are so many books here. I would like to          you. The collection available through NC Live does
dispel the notion that librarians have great jobs because         not include bestsellers and popular works – its content
they can read all day – definitely not true. But it is a joy to   consists primarily of nonfiction, study guides, how-to
have books a part of our everyday environment. The                and classic literature. While this is a wonderful re-
Friends Spring Book Sale was just held. An image that             source, we are also planning to purchase a Library
stays with me from the sales we hold is the visible pleas-        subscription to a service that will give our e-book
ure that our buyers get from being able to wonder among           readers access to new and popular books. We are
so many tempting titles. Reading can be addictive!                working now to acquire funding for this new service
                                                                  and hope to launch it soon.
   The library world has changed substantially in appear-
ance as we moved into the information age with elec-
                                                                                 Thank you for being a Friend,
tronic resources. Libraries are clearly not just book re-
positories anymore. What we do is still the same thing                              Jane Rustin
though – providing access to, and guiding the use of, ma-

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                                                                                           WAYNE COUNTY
                                                                                              PUBLIC LIBRARY
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