August 26, 2016

Clarke Elementary Students Publish Works

Members of the third-grade class of Sara Ireland at Clarke Elementary School have had a book published featuring their writings and illustrations. Ireland’s students studied for a few weeks about outer space and our solar system. She used her students’ studies as the basis for the book entitled, “If I Were An Astronaut That Landed On […]

Read-a-Thon at Perry Memorial Library Monday, February 15th, 2016

One of the most important missions of the Perry Library Youth Department is to promote early literacy within the library through programming and information distribution and to partner with community organizations with similar goals.  To that end, the library is holding a Read-a-Thon in cooperation with FGV Smart Start.  The theme of the Read-a-Thon will […]

Perry Memorial Library Hosts Digital Bookmobile Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

Have you ever wondered about ebooks and eaudiobooks? Do you have a portable reading device, smartphone, or computer that you would like to use for digital media? The Digital Bookmobile is for you! Come tour the bookmobile on one of only 2 stops in NC this year. It will be located in the parking lot […]

Perry Memorial Library Host Author Peter Coyote Sunday September 27th, 2015

Peter Coyote, Emmy Award winning narrator, noted actor, award-winning author and activist will be appearing at the Perry Memorial Library Farm Bureau Room on Sunday, September 27, 2015, at 2:00pm.  Coyote will be discussing his latest book, The Rainman’s Third Cure: An Irregular Education. A key presence in the book is Henderson resident Sue Howard […]

Vance County Schools Seeking Book Donations for Elementary Summer Reading

Vance County Schools is supporting our elementary schools and their students by promoting the annual “Give Five – Read Five” campaign sponsored through the N.C. Department of Public Instruction (DPI).   “Give Five – Read Five” was begun two years ago by DPI to address summer learning loss at the elementary level. The idea behind […]

Dolly Parton Imagination Library August 8th, 2014

Franklin-Granville Vance Smart Start, with funding from the Vance County United Way, will be enrolling children in the Dolly Parton Imagination Library at the Perry Memorial Library on Friday, August 8th from noon until 5 pm. Children enrolled in the Imagination Library will receive an age appropriate book each month, mailed to them at their […]

Summer Events at the Perry Memorial Library

The Summer Reading program has begun at Perry Memorial Library.  We have many special events coming throughout the summer and weekly events for kids of all ages –  preschool to 18.  There are prizes for reading as well as the many programs and everything is free! We kick off each week with the Books & […]

H. Leslie Perry Memorials ‘Friends of the Library’ Wine Tasting Party Fundraiser

The Friends of the Library are throwing a party. The Friends of the Library support a number of programs in the Library and they generate money for these programs primarily with the book sale. But on May 4, 2014 The Friends of the Library Board is holding a WINE TASTING PARTY as another fund raiser. […]

VGCC students donate books to local elementary school

The Student North Carolina Association of Educators (SNCAE) chapter at Vance-Granville Community College held a children’s book drive during the month of December. The club placed donation boxes at all four VGCC campuses. Megan Sullivan of Oxford, a member of the club majoring in School-Age Education as well as a VGCC student ambassador, spearheaded the […]

Perry Memorial Library hosts author(s) of the book Star of the South: the Corbitt Truck Company Story November 17th, 2013

The Friends of the Perry Memorial Library will be holding an Afternoon with the Author program at the library on Sunday, November 17, at 2 p.m.   The author(s) of the book Star of the South: the Corbitt Truck Company Story will be on hand to discuss both the book and the history of the […]