December library notes
Cards for a Cause (HQ, East, South): Through Dec. 18: Create holiday cards to be delivered to active service members in the United States Armed Forces and to veterans at the Hefner VAMC in Salisbury. Patrons can specify if their card(s) is delivered to a certain branch of the USAF or to the VA. Cards submitted for a branch have specific deadlines: Nov. 6 for cards distributed internationally, Dec. 6 for cards distributed Stateside. Cards submitted Dec. 7-18 will only be delivered to the VA. Info: Tammie, 704-216-7842.
Scavenger Hunt: Holidays Around the World (HQ, South): Through Dec. 30: Can you find all of the symbols from all of the winter holidays that are celebrated around the world? Complete the challenge and get a prize! For more information, call 704-216-8234.
December Scavenger Hunt (East): Through Dec. 31: Santa and his elves help to make the library a cheerful place! Find all the characters and be entered into a raffle contest for a literary-themed prize. For more information, contact Tammie at 704-216-7842.
The Twelve Books of Christmas (East): Through Dec. 23: On the first day of Christmas, I saw at my library 12 books wrapped for a reader like me! Check out 12, pre-wrapped children’s books and have a surprise for each day before the holidays. This exciting spin on your regular check-out routine is available through December 23. For more information, contact Tammie at 704-216-7842.
December Displays: Headquarters: Photowalk at Catawba College presented by Paul Birkhead; also Rowan Helping Ministries display.East: It’s a Wonderful Life Village presented by Tammy Foster. South: Christmas Dolls-History of Rowan County presented by Rowan Doll Society
Literacy: Call the Rowan County Literacy Council at 704-216-8266 for more information on teaching or receiving literacy tutoring for English speakers or for those for whom English is a second language.
Headquarters (HQ): 201 West Fisher St., Salisbury, 704-216-8228
East: 110 Broad St., Rockwell, 704-216-7838
South: 920 Kimball Road, China Grove, 704-216-7727