Kids, ages 8-12, in Avery, Mitchell, and Yancey counties can participate virtually in the Wonder of Water series, sponsored by the North Carolina Humanities and AMY Regional Library, on behalf of the Smithsonian Water/Ways traveling exhibit happening now at Yancey County Public Library. Each week, educator and photography Sue Wasserman, accompanied by videographer Martha Moore, [...]
Would you like to take a walk with the library? Avery-Mitchell-Yancey Regional Library and the Yancey Chamber of Commerce team up to bring you a StoryWalk© project that combines literacy, family, and exercise. The StoryWalk© on Main Street will begin at the Yancey Chamber, where families can pick up a map leading through town with [...]
Our patrons now have free access to the Tumblebooks e-book library for grades K-6; TumbleMath, offering math resources for K-6; the Teen Book Cloud for grades 7-12; Audio Book Cloud offering free audiobooks for all ages; and Romance Book Cloud for romance lovers of any age. Check it out!
It is National Take Your Child to the Library Day! What can you do to celebrate? Head to the library of course! Stop by participating libraries or give your local library a call to see what they are doing to celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day. Some of our libraries will have crafts, [...]
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a field trip in January. The StarLab is available through Jan 11 and then will [...]