AMY Story Time is virtual. Join Ms. Karen LIVE on Thursdays at 11am over on Facebook at "AMY Story Time" This Thursday Ms. Karen will be talking about SNOW! Keep track of all AMY events by clicking on our "Events" tab.
AMY Story Time is virtual. Join Ms. Karen LIVE on Thursdays at 11am over on Facebook at "AMY Story Time" This Thursday Ms. Karen will be talking about SNOW! Keep track of all AMY events by clicking on our "Events" tab.
All public libraries and regional office will be CLOSED on Monday, January 17 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr.
All public libraries and regional office will be CLOSED on Monday, January 17 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr.

Making a Splash with Smithsonian Water/Ways

2021-03-26T12:42:43-04:00March 26th, 2021|Kids, Local Interest, Outreach Program|

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, [...]

From the Desk of Mr. James Byrd: Christmas Traditions of Yesteryear in the Valley

2020-12-11T16:16:23-05:00December 11th, 2020|Local Interest, Mr. Byrd Collection|

Christmas Traditions of Yesteryear in the Valley As elsewhere, Toe River Valley had its Christmas traditions that were continued each year.  Among them were: Going to the woods to select a Christmas tree that was either a cedar, hemlock, or white pine Bringing in the tree and decorating it with an angel on top, long [...]

From the Desk of Mr. James Byrd: Area Post Offices Aplenty!

2020-10-16T17:32:07-04:00October 16th, 2020|Avery County Morrison Public Library, Local Interest, Mitchell County Public Library, Spruce Pine Public Library, Yancey County Public Library|

Area Post Offices Aplenty!  In the Toe River Valley, the number of post offices and their names provide a rewarding historical study with much to be learned. Earlier details about post offices listed Avery County with a total of 31; Mitchell County, 91; and Yancey County, 84 for a grand total of 206.  Presently, Avery [...]

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