2017-5-26

Meherrin Regional Library urges families to sign up for Summer Reading Program

 

 

The Meherrin Regional Library System is gearing up for its annual Summer Reading Program, with registration beginning June 1st and events beginning June 29th.

This year’s theme is READING BY DESIGN. Preschoolers, Children, and Teens are all able to participate and win prizes by keeping track of books read during the summer. Participants will also be entered into drawings for reaching reading goals. Sign up options this year include a new online feature that participants can use to track reading and earn virtual badges.

Free events will be held each Thursday beginning June 29th, at 10:30 AM at the Brunswick County Library in Lawrenceville, and at 2:00 PM at the W. E. Richardson Memorial Library in Emporia. This year’s events include magic shows, a smoothie making competition, Zumba, and a show featuring live animals. A Grand Finale celebration with prize drawings, awards, and refreshments will be held on August 3rd.

Monday Morning Movie showings will also be held at each branch at 10:30 AM beginning July 10th.

To learn more about Summer Reading at the library, please stop by or contact the Brunswick County Library at (434) 848-2418 x301, or Richardson Memorial Library at (434) 634-2539, or visit www.meherrinlib.org.

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Charles Wilson

Charles Wilson, 58, of Emporia, passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2017. He was the son of the late Benjamin F. Wilson, Jr. and Eunice Walton Wilson. He is survived by two sons, Joshua Wilson and girlfriend, Megan Gillespie and Joseph Wilson and wife, Brittany; daughter, Amanda Stone; sister, Wanda Wilson and husband, William Jordan; brother, Wayne Wilson and wife, Melanie and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 26 at Owen Funeral Home, 303 S. Halifax Rd., Jarratt, Virginia. The funeral service will be held graveside 2 p.m. Saturday, May 27 at Pelham United Methodist Church Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.owenfh.com

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