Summer fun at the library

Published 9:09 am Thursday, August 3, 2017

Aug. 7 is the last day to register a reading incentive program to earn prizes by the final celebration on Aug. 14 at the Davie County Public Library on North Main Street in Mocksville.

On Monday, Aug. 7 the family “SING,” rated PG for 1:48 minutes will be shown at 6:30 p.m.

On Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Build-It for elementary children will be making “Robotic Hands.” From 2-5 p.m., middle and high school youth are invited to help Paint the Wall with Bruce White from Wild Mountain Arts.

For Wednesday Movies, families are invited to bring lunch or snacks at 11 a.m. for Munchin’ at the Movies with “Middle School-The Worst Years of My Life” PG, 92 minutes. At 1 p.m. for Snackin’ at the Cinema, “Carter High,” PG13, 110 minutes, will be shown.

On Thursday, Teens Paint the Wall is open from 10 a.m.-noon. Ranger is available for 15-minute appointments between 11 a.m. and noon. Next Chapter Book Club for adults and teens starts at 1, followed by The Young Adult Readers Club discussion of participant’s choice of titles with Mrs. Archer at 2:15. Legos and Games will open from 3:15-5:15. The Code Club session 8, Scratch lesson 4 – Creating a Pong Game at 3:30, for registered 8-14 year old youth.

Friday is Pre-school Story Time at 11 a.m.

Ranger will be available on Saturday, Aug. 12 from 11-noon by appointment.

Monday, Aug. 14 will be the “Build a Better World” Ice Cream Celebration hosted by the Friends of DCPL at 6:30 p.m. Ryan Short will be available to create balloon sculptures for each participant. Volunteers and reading incentive program participants are invited to attend this free event.

For adults, Anti-Fraud with the Davie County Sheriff’s Office is Tuesday, Aug. 8 at 6 p.m. with  Capt. Terry Carter, who will present on fraudulent activity in the community and how to avoid scams. The program will look in-depth at anti-fraud measures in the county and elsewhere. There will be a Q&A at the end. Contact Joel Ferdon at with questions.

DCPL programming is free and open to the public. Visit Kids and Teen Page or email Julie Whittaker at  to register for Code Club, Ranger, or book clubs.