Yancey County branch of the Avery-Mitchell-Yancey Regional Library system – Burnsville, NC

It’s National “Take Your Child to the Library Day!”

2020-01-30T11:00:05-05:00January 29th, 2020|Avery County Morrison Public Library, Events, Kids, Mitchell County Public Library, Spruce Pine Public Library, Yancey County Public Library|

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, [...]

An Unsolved Mystery

2019-02-16T21:47:29-05:00February 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 [...]

A Crop Circle in Yancey County

2019-02-01T12:29:42-05:00January 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

2019-02-01T12:29:16-05:00January 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.