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What an amazing night at Diamonds and Denim! Thank you to Jerome Elam for sharing your story of resilience and hope! Thank you to our presenting sponsor Sanders Ford and all of the other sponsors! A big thank you to all who donated silent auction items. Once again, Outback was delicious as always! Ducks Bar and Grille kept the event flowing with their staff and hospitality. Port City Java has just arrived in the community and have made an impression by being on site with coffee. The band Liquid Pleasure was nonstop and folks already want them back next year. Dyal Studios was busy busy all night snapping those red carprt photos! Thank you thank you to all who made this night a success!! Our children reap the benefits of your investment in our work and for that we are humble and grateful!

New! This month's activities for readers includes Silly Sally, Howard Wigglebottom, Clap Your Hands and Giraffes Can't Dance!

Hours of Operation:
Jacksonville: Monday-Friday 8 am - 5 pm and by appointment
Swansboro & Richlands: Closed Monday, Open Tuesday-Friday 9 am-12 pm and 1-5 pm, and by appointment.
Sneads Ferry location is now open! Hosted by North Topsail Shores Baptist Church, 808 Old Folkstone Rd. Sneads Ferry. Tuesdays and Thursdays 9am-12pm and 1-5pm.