Avery County Morrison Public Library

 

Avery County Morrison Public Library

Debbie McLean, Branch Manager
Meredith Hayes, Librarian
Katylin Estep, Circulation Assistant

150 Library Place
Newland, NC 28657

828.733.9393

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Avery County Morrison Public Library

150 Library Place
Newland, NC 28657

HOURS

Mon-Tues: 9am – 8pm
Wed-Fri: 9am – 5pm
Sat: 10am – 1pm
Sun: CLOSED

Free Wifi

Computer Access

Printing and Copying

Research Help

Park or School Nearby

Retail Nearby

Storytime

Outdoor Seating

Private Study Areas

Voting Location

Meeting Rooms

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Got Wiggles Story Time 11:00 am
Got Wiggles Story Time @ Avery County Public Library
Apr 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Got Wiggles Story Time @ Avery County Public Library
Got Wiggles Story Time is a fun and active learning opportunity for parents, caregivers and preschool children ages 2 -5. Children enjoy stories, songs, creative movement and crafts designed around weekly themes. Come Wiggle With Us!
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Play and Learn for ages 0-2 9:30 am
Play and Learn for ages 0-2 @ Avery Morrison Public Library
Apr 3 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Play and Learn for ages 0-2 @ Avery Morrison Public Library
A FREE play group sponsored by Blue Ridge Partnership for Children. You can find more information about the Partnership and the services they provide by clicking here: http://blueridgechildren.org/
Play and Learn for ages 2-5 10:30 am
Play and Learn for ages 2-5 @ Avery Morrison Public Library
Apr 3 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Play and Learn for ages 2-5 @ Avery Morrison Public Library
A FREE play group sponsored by Blue Ridge Partnership for Children. You can find more information about the Partnership and the services they provide by clicking here: http://blueridgechildren.org/
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Avery Tabletop Gamers: Ages 13 & Up 4:00 pm
Avery Tabletop Gamers: Ages 13 & Up @ Avery Morrison Public Library: Lower Level Community Room
Apr 7 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Avery Tabletop Gamers: Ages 13 & Up @ Avery Morrison Public Library: Lower Level Community Room
Avery Tabletop Gamers is for ages 13 and up. For more information, look for this public group on Facebook.
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Got Wiggles Story Time 11:00 am
Got Wiggles Story Time @ Avery County Public Library
Apr 8 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Got Wiggles Story Time @ Avery County Public Library
Got Wiggles Story Time is a fun and active learning opportunity for parents, caregivers and preschool children ages 2 -5. Children enjoy stories, songs, creative movement and crafts designed around weekly themes. Come Wiggle With Us!
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Play and Learn for ages 0-2 9:30 am
Play and Learn for ages 0-2 @ Avery Morrison Public Library
Apr 10 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Play and Learn for ages 0-2 @ Avery Morrison Public Library
A FREE play group sponsored by Blue Ridge Partnership for Children. You can find more information about the Partnership and the services they provide by clicking here: http://blueridgechildren.org/
Play and Learn for ages 2-5 10:30 am
Play and Learn for ages 2-5 @ Avery Morrison Public Library
Apr 10 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Play and Learn for ages 2-5 @ Avery Morrison Public Library
A FREE play group sponsored by Blue Ridge Partnership for Children. You can find more information about the Partnership and the services they provide by clicking here: http://blueridgechildren.org/
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Avery Tabletop Gamers: Ages 13 & Up 4:00 pm
Avery Tabletop Gamers: Ages 13 & Up @ Avery Morrison Public Library: Lower Level Community Room
Apr 14 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Avery Tabletop Gamers: Ages 13 & Up @ Avery Morrison Public Library: Lower Level Community Room
Avery Tabletop Gamers is for ages 13 and up. For more information, look for this public group on Facebook.
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Got Wiggles Story Time 11:00 am
Got Wiggles Story Time @ Avery County Public Library
Apr 15 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Got Wiggles Story Time @ Avery County Public Library
Got Wiggles Story Time is a fun and active learning opportunity for parents, caregivers and preschool children ages 2 -5. Children enjoy stories, songs, creative movement and crafts designed around weekly themes. Come Wiggle With Us!
Homeschool Book Club 12:30 pm
Homeschool Book Club @ Avery County Public Library
Apr 15 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Homeschool Book Club @ Avery County Public Library
 
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Play and Learn for ages 0-2 9:30 am
Play and Learn for ages 0-2 @ Avery Morrison Public Library
Apr 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Play and Learn for ages 0-2 @ Avery Morrison Public Library
A FREE play group sponsored by Blue Ridge Partnership for Children. You can find more information about the Partnership and the services they provide by clicking here: http://blueridgechildren.org/
Play and Learn for ages 2-5 10:30 am
Play and Learn for ages 2-5 @ Avery Morrison Public Library
Apr 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Play and Learn for ages 2-5 @ Avery Morrison Public Library
A FREE play group sponsored by Blue Ridge Partnership for Children. You can find more information about the Partnership and the services they provide by clicking here: http://blueridgechildren.org/
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Avery Tabletop Gamers: Ages 13 & Up 4:00 pm
Avery Tabletop Gamers: Ages 13 & Up @ Avery Morrison Public Library: Lower Level Community Room
Apr 21 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Avery Tabletop Gamers: Ages 13 & Up @ Avery Morrison Public Library: Lower Level Community Room
Avery Tabletop Gamers is for ages 13 and up. For more information, look for this public group on Facebook.
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Got Wiggles Story Time 11:00 am
Got Wiggles Story Time @ Avery County Public Library
Apr 22 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Got Wiggles Story Time @ Avery County Public Library
Got Wiggles Story Time is a fun and active learning opportunity for parents, caregivers and preschool children ages 2 -5. Children enjoy stories, songs, creative movement and crafts designed around weekly themes. Come Wiggle With Us!
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Overmountain Victory Trail Program 5:30 pm
Overmountain Victory Trail Program @ Avery Morrison Public Library: Lower Level Community Room
Apr 23 @ 5:30 pm
Overmountain Victory Trail Program @ Avery Morrison Public Library: Lower Level Community Room
Join National Park Ranger William Caldwell with the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail, an amazing part of American Revolution history that follows through Avery and Mitchell counties, skirting just southeast of Spruce Pine. Learn about the history of the trail and the story of the Patriots who traveled to the Battle of Kings Mountain.
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Play and Learn for ages 0-2 9:30 am
Play and Learn for ages 0-2 @ Avery Morrison Public Library
Apr 24 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Play and Learn for ages 0-2 @ Avery Morrison Public Library
A FREE play group sponsored by Blue Ridge Partnership for Children. You can find more information about the Partnership and the services they provide by clicking here: http://blueridgechildren.org/
Play and Learn for ages 2-5 10:30 am
Play and Learn for ages 2-5 @ Avery Morrison Public Library
Apr 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Play and Learn for ages 2-5 @ Avery Morrison Public Library
A FREE play group sponsored by Blue Ridge Partnership for Children. You can find more information about the Partnership and the services they provide by clicking here: http://blueridgechildren.org/
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ecoExplore: Introduction to Botany 11:00 am
ecoExplore: Introduction to Botany @ Avery Morrison Public Library
Apr 25 @ 11:00 am
ecoExplore: Introduction to Botany @ Avery Morrison Public Library
Scientists need YOUR help in studying plants everywhere, including your own neighborhood! Join us for an introduction to botany, the study of plants. You’ll study plants under a microscope and go on a short walk to discover different plant species. You can also join our crew of ecoEXPLORERS — kids who submit observations of plants[...]
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Avery Tabletop Gamers: Ages 13 & Up 4:00 pm
Avery Tabletop Gamers: Ages 13 & Up @ Avery Morrison Public Library: Lower Level Community Room
Apr 28 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Avery Tabletop Gamers: Ages 13 & Up @ Avery Morrison Public Library: Lower Level Community Room
Avery Tabletop Gamers is for ages 13 and up. For more information, look for this public group on Facebook.
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Got Wiggles Story Time 11:00 am
Got Wiggles Story Time @ Avery County Public Library
Apr 29 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Got Wiggles Story Time @ Avery County Public Library
Got Wiggles Story Time is a fun and active learning opportunity for parents, caregivers and preschool children ages 2 -5. Children enjoy stories, songs, creative movement and crafts designed around weekly themes. Come Wiggle With Us!
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The Avery County Morrison Public Library is located in Newland, North Carolina. Avery County is home to Grandfather Mountain, the Linville Gorge, and the best snow skiing in the high country of western North Carolina. For more information about Avery County, please go to Avery Chamber of Commerce.

The Sams-Cahoon Library became the first building in Avery County fully dedicated to library service in 1963. Martha Guy was on the library board that helped to plan and raise funds for the new library. Her work for library service to the people of Avery County continued with her helping to raise the funds for the first new library building in 1972. The new building, which remains in use today, was built with funds from the generous benefactor Robert Morrison for whom the Avery County Morrison Public Library is named. Guy and Judge J. Ray Braswell provided funding for the Annex to the library and in 2007, the new Community Meeting Room and Children’s Room were dedicated.

The Avery Morrison Library is grateful to Mr. Morrison for the Morrison Trust, and the Morrison Board Trustees who managed a trust sustaining the library and expanding services for generations to come.

See the 2017 Avery County State of the County’s Health.

Avery Morrison Local Board Members

*Clayton Harpold (Chair)

Steven Bender (Co-Chair)

*Aneda Johnson (Secretary)

*Susie Potter

*Kathie Massee

Josh Smith 

*signifies a member of the Regional Board

Constitution and By-laws of the Avery County Morrison Public Library

Gallery

Watercolor of Avery County Morrison Public Library by Charles Gillespie

Watercolor of Avery County Morrison Public Library by Charles Gillespie

Avery County Morrison Public Library

Contact

Debbie McLean, Branch Manager
Meredith Hayes, Librarian
Katylin Estep, Circulation Assistant

150 Library Place
Newland, NC 28657

828.733.9393

acpl@amyregionallibrary.org

Contact Form

Hours and Location

HOURS

Mon-Tues: 9am – 8pm
Wed-Fri: 9am – 5pm
Sat: 10am – 1pm
Sun: CLOSED

Amenities

Free Wifi

Computer Access

Printing and Copying

Research Help

Park or School Nearby

Retail Nearby

Proctoring

Storytime

Private Study Areas

Meeting Rooms

Voting Location

Calendar

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Branch and Area Info

The Avery County Morrison Public Library is located in Newland, North Carolina. Avery County is home to Grandfather Mountain, the Linville Gorge, and the best snow skiing in the high country of western North Carolina. For more information about Avery County, please go to Avery Chamber of Commerce.

The Sams-Cahoon Library became the first building in Avery County fully dedicated to library service in 1963. Martha Guy was on the library board that helped to plan and raise funds for the new library. Her work for library service to the people of Avery County continued with her helping to raise the funds for the first new library building in 1972. The new building, which remains in use today, was built with funds from the generous benefactor Robert Morrison for whom the Avery County Morrison Public Library is named. Guy and Judge J. Ray Braswell provided funding for the Annex to the library and in 2007, the new Community Meeting Room and Children’s Room were dedicated.

The Avery Morrison Library is grateful to Mr. Morrison for the Morrison Trust, and the Morrison Board Trustees who managed a trust sustaining the library and expanding services for generations to come.

Local Board and By-Laws

Avery Morrison Local Board Members

Steven Bender
*Clayton Harpold
*Aneda Johnson
*Kathie Massee
*Susie Potter

*signifies a member of the Regional Board

Constitution and By-laws of the Avery County Morrison Public Library can be found here.