Position opening at Spruce Pine Public Library

2020-09-14T17:22:24-04:00September 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|

AMY Regional Library needs you. We have a position coming available at Spruce Pine Public Library!  If you are interested in working with a tremendous group of folks who are passionate about building community, talking literature, and creating accessible resources, then this is the place for you. 2020 Associate Librarian Job Description

Avery-Mitchell-Yancey Regional Library Board Meeting: August 27, 2020

2020-08-27T16:16:54-04:00August 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|

All local and regional library board meetings are virtual at this time, but meetings are still open to the public. If you would like to be present for this meeting, email the Director at director@amyregionallibrary.org or call at (828) 682-4476 and zoom connection information will be shared with you. The AMYRL Annual Regional Library Board [...]

Covid-19 Positive Case Update

2020-08-17T18:30:34-04:00August 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|

August 17, 2020 We have two confirmed positive Covid-19 cases in the AMY Regional Library System.  These individuals are recovering at home. Because we are a public facility, we are choosing to be transparent in the early information we have while also protecting employee privacy.  We have been in communication with public health staff, and [...]

Covid-19: Library Statement

2020-08-14T17:24:22-04:00August 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|

August 14, 2020 Covid-19 Update We have a confirmed positive case with an employee in the AMY Regional Library System.  This employee is recovering at home. Because we are a public facility, we are choosing to be transparent in the early information we have while also protecting employee privacy.  We have been in communication with [...]

Update on all AMY Regional Libraries

2020-08-18T17:22:06-04:00June 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|

AMY Regional Library System Update: Curbside service is still available. Please contact your local library for specific information or read more below. Avery Morrison Library in Newland is open for appointment ONLY with limited hours (M-F, 10-4 and Sat 10-12) and a maximum of 10 persons in the building at one time.  Computer use is [...]

Libraries are for ALL people

2020-06-12T16:26:36-04:00June 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Hey folks, did you know your public library system actually subscribes to policies that are based on Constitutional rights? That's right-- the Constitution of the United States of America. Libraries are for ALL people.  To read about public library policy, please check out the library’s “Access to Ideas” policy or read The American Library Association’s [...]

What is the 2020 Census and how can you help?

2020-06-08T14:32:04-04:00June 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|

The U.S. Constitution requires a Census every 10 years to determine the number of Congressional seats each state has in the U.S. House of Representatives. As the most reliable picture of the population, Census data provides the basis for distributing more than $675 billion in federal funds annually to communities across the country to support [...]

AMY Regional Library’s Message on Racial Injustice

2020-06-08T11:26:19-04:00June 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|

AMY Regional Library, like many institutions and agencies in our communities, are trying to process recent events, to be reflective of who in our communities have been hurt directly by systemic racism, and to respond with a statement to our community that expresses our desire to learn and grow. Our library system is heartbroken by [...]

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