LIBRARY OPERATIONS AND RESTRICTIONS DURING COVID: All libraries in the AMY Regional Library System are open by appointment only. Contact your library to make an appointment. Curbside service is still available and recommended to minimize contact.
All libraries in the AMY Regional Library System are open by appointment only. Contact your library to make an appointment. Curbside service is still available and recommended to minimize contact.

From the Desk of Mr. James Byrd: The Temptations of Dried Apples, Apple Pies, and Just Plain Apples

2020-11-13T15:12:05-05:00November 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|

The Temptations of Dried Apples, Apple Pies, and Just Plain Apples Grandmother Ann lived over the ridge from Rocky Hollow.  Like the other women in the neighborhood, she dried sweet sliced apples in summer.  She used white cloth sacks to hang them in an unfinished upstairs room to keep for winter.  By doing that, the [...]

From the Desk of Mr. James Byrd: Fall Brings Thoughts About Apples

2020-11-10T11:14:01-05:00November 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Fall Brings Thoughts About Apples Apples date back to ancient times as a valued source of food.  When settlers came to America from Europe, they brought seedling apple trees and seeds.  They were wise in doing that, because the land had only crabapple trees.  Widespread planting of trees and seeds helped keep people from starving. [...]

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