September 2, 2015

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 […]

Perry Memorial Library Events for November 2013

Mother GooseNovember 7 @ 11 a.m. MakerSpace open houseNovember 7  3 p.m.-5 p.m. Book signing with Dr. Alan OuthouseNovember 7  6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Closed November 10-11 in observance of Veterans Day. Reading with Cleo November 12 @ 4 p.m. Mother GooseNovember 14 @ 11 a.m. MakerSpace open houseNovember 14  3 p.m.-5 p.m. International Gaming Day […]

Friends of the Library Program Present Ambria Camelle October 20th, 2013

The Friends of the Perry Memorial Library present “Afternoon with the Author” featuring Ambria Camelle. Ambria Camelle will discuss her book Yes I’m Selfish…and Proud of It!!! at the Perry Memorial Library on Sunday, October 20, from 2 p.m.-3 p.m. Ms. Camelle is an author, entrepreneur, and young adult self-esteem/leadership development coach.  Her web site […]

NY Times Bestselling Author Coming to Louisburg College

LOUISBURG, N.C.—As part of Louisburg College’s Arnold L. Wright Reading Series, author Wilton Barnhardt will be on campus the evening of Tuesday, October 8 to share excerpts from his new novel, Lookaway, Lookaway, a comical tale about a dysfunctional Old South family. The reading will begin at 7:30pm in the College’s Norris Theatre, located in the […]

Perry Memorial Library September Programs

The Perry Memorial Library has a full slate of programs scheduled for September. Mother GooseA fun time of stories and activities for pre-K children.Thursdays at 11 a.m. Teen time in the MakerSpaceA special time for teens to put their creativity to good use in the library’s new MakerSpace.Thursdays from 3 p.m.-5 p.m. Basic Computer Skills […]