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

Make an Appointment to Visit the Library

2020-08-24T15:39:41-04:00August 21st, 2020|Avery County Morrison Public Library, Mitchell County Public Library, Spruce Pine Public Library, Yancey County Public Library|

All libraries in the AMY Regional Library System will be moving to 'appointment only' for all library services on Monday, August 24. Please contact your library to make an appointment. We have evidence that supports appointments will help our libraries operate efficiently and keep our environments clean and sanitized before and after patrons.  We thank [...]

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.

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