Library celebrates spring with new and ongoing programs | Culture & Leisure

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As the calendar shifts from February to March, local residents are beginning to think of spring with its warmer days and blooming trees and flowers. Warren County Memorial Library hopes the community will join in the celebration of the new season by enjoying programs designed for a wide range of interests.

Discussions: books

gambling

This month, the library is offering several opportunities for the community to participate in discussions related to interests ranging from books, to anime and manga, to video games.

NC Reads offers the public the opportunity to participate in statewide virtual book discussions with authors and experts. The March discussion will focus on “The Last Ballad” by Wiley Cash.

The book discussion will take place at 7 p.m. on March 30. Registration is mandatory and can be completed by going to https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_NNp3yG5fRbyYXTCJ8Q5oRw.

On a more local level, the Warren County Memorial Library continues its Video Game Goers Club, which meets at 3 p.m. on the fourth Monday of every month. The club’s spring theme is League of Legends Championship Series. Join the March 28 meeting at tinyurl.com/WCMLGamingMar22 with meeting ID 842 6087 4992 and password 382136.

The Teen Anime & Manga Book Club continues to meet every other Monday at 3 p.m. Join the March 7 meeting at tinyurl.com/WCMLMar22Anime1 with meeting ID 847 8871 1979 and password 941681. Access the March 21 meeting at tinyurl.com/WCMLMar22Anime2 with meeting ID 844 8173 7008 and password 763192.

Relaxation area

The Warren County Memorial Library offers a Relaxation Corner: Adult Coloring every Tuesday from 10-11 a.m.

Attendees can choose a design from a collection of adult coloring pages, pick up crayons provided by the library, and take time to relax while expressing their creativity.

Resources to learn

and help

The NC Kids Digital Library offers a number of e-books and videos designed for school-aged children at www.nckids.overdrive.com. Students can use their library card or NC Kids card to access the collection. Warren County Schools has partnered with the Warren County Memorial Library to distribute NC Kids cards to schools. Maps are also available at the library.

NC Live offers homework help resources for students. Spring’s featured resource is the Open Education NC Collection, accessible at www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?rsrc=428. Additional academic resources are available on NC Live.

People of all ages can visit the library or call 252-257-4990 for help with technology, devices, email, computers, internet and related needs.

Fun for kids

Mrs. B’s Brilliant Books will be offered multiple times in March at 10:30 a.m. I Can Read Chapter Books premieres March 10, Preschool Stories March 16, and Terrific Toddler Tales March 26. These activities are available at all times at facebook.com/warrencountymemoriallibrary/live.

Local residents can help children discover the joy of reading by volunteering to star in a recorded literacy video. Volunteers will be recorded as they read books from the children’s section of the library. The videos will be available on the Warren County Memorial Library Facebook page. For more information, call the library at 252-257-4990.

The Warren County Memorial Library is located at 119 S. Front St., Warrenton. For more information, call 252-257-4990 or visit wcmlibrary.org.

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