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Job Opening

2019-07-17T20:44:35-04:00July 17th, 2019|Employment, Spruce Pine Public Library|

Spruce Pine Public Library: Branch Manager Job Opening This exciting opportunity is for a fulltime service-oriented professional at the Spruce Pine Public Library location, a branch of the Avery-Mitchell-Yancey Regional Library System. An employee in this position supervises, directs, and coordinates the activities of the local library and acts as the communicator between the local [...]

An Unsolved Mystery

2019-02-16T21:47:29-04:00February 15th, 2019|Local Interest, Yancey County Public Library|

Back to Yancey County for some local history that's a tad puzzling and a bit on the grim side, courtesy of Mr. James C. Byrd, resident Local Historian & Special Collections Librarian here at AMY: After the land to build Mountain Heritage High School was purchased, it was discovered that an old and neglected cemetery [...]

StarLab in Avery County

2019-01-30T22:14:58-04:00January 30th, 2019|Avery County Morrison Public Library, Events, Kids|

The State Library of North Carolina, in conjunction with the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources state-wide celebrations of the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing in July of 2019 and to help gear up for summer reading at the public libraries, purchased 4 Starlab portable planetariums. Portable planetariums were available this year to [...]

StarLab has arrived!

2019-01-30T22:21:33-04:00January 30th, 2019|Events, Kids, Spruce Pine Public Library|

StarLab has arrived at Spruce Pine Public Library and is available for group tours, if you are a school teacher or media coordinator in Mitchell County Schools. Homeschool groups are welcomed too. Send us an email at director@amyregionallibrary.org to schedule a field trip in January. The StarLab is available through Jan 11 and then will [...]

A Crop Circle in Yancey County

2019-02-01T12:29:42-04:00January 15th, 2019|Local Interest, Yancey County Public Library|

More research in progress from Mr. James C. Byrd, local historian and beloved librarian here at the AMY Regional Library. Here's a story you might not have heard: A Crop Circle in Yancey County Crop circles include circular patterns occurring in a field as the result of flattening stems of grains and other crops. They [...]

Baby Bookworms

2019-02-01T12:29:16-04:00January 14th, 2019|Kids, Yancey County Public Library|

Getting excited for Baby Bookworms!! a baby-centered story time for little ones ages 0-2 with songs, nursery rhymes, bounces, fingerplays and books. Bring your little one and join the fun! Thursday at 10:00 at the Yancey County Public Library in Burnsville.