Latest News

An Unsolved Mystery

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 [...]

2019-02-16T21:47:29-05:00February 15th, 2019|Local Interest, Yancey County Public Library|

StarLab in Avery County

The State Library of North Carolina, in conjunction with the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources state-wide celebrations of the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing in July of 2019 and to help gear up for summer reading at the public libraries, purchased 4 Starlab portable planetariums. Portable planetariums were available this year to [...]

2019-01-30T22:14:58-05:00January 30th, 2019|Avery County Morrison Public Library, Events, Kids|

StarLab has arrived!

StarLab has arrived at Spruce Pine Public Library and is available for group tours, if you are a school teacher or media coordinator in Mitchell County Schools. Homeschool groups are welcomed too. Send us an email at director@amyregionallibrary.org to schedule a field trip in January. The StarLab is available through Jan 11 and then will [...]

2019-01-30T22:21:33-05:00January 30th, 2019|Events, Kids, Spruce Pine Public Library|

A Crop Circle in Yancey County

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 [...]

2019-02-01T12:29:42-05:00January 15th, 2019|Local Interest, Yancey County Public Library|

Baby Bookworms

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.

2019-02-01T12:29:16-05:00January 14th, 2019|Kids, Yancey County Public Library|