From the Desk of Mr. James Byrd: Tobacco Helped Bring Christmas
Tobacco Barn in Yancey County Tobacco Helped Bring Christmas We look around and realize the landscape is quite different from what it was seventy-five years ago. In driving from Burnsville to Asheville, one could see acres and acres of what was to be one of the big money crops each year: tobacco. Fields [...]
Yancey County Public Library presents Outdoor Science Saturday!
It's messy, it's wet, stuff blows up... That's science! Join Yancey Library's own in-house mad scientist. Psst... it's Librarian Wayne. Great for kids 5 and up! For more info, click on the link below: Outdoor science saturday
Carolina Mountains Literary Festival begins! September 8-10
The Carolina Mountains Literary Festival begins today! Click here to meet the authors and click here to see the schedule!
We are hiring a Children’s Services Librarian
We are hiring. Come work with some of the best folks around in a rewarding career! Full application: Children's Services Librarian (1)
AMY Regional Library Board meets virtually on September 1, 2022
Due to an uptick in COVID cases within our communities, AMY Regional Library will hold the annual Regional Library Board meeting virtually on September 1, 2022. If you are a member of the public and would like to attend this meeting, we need to verify you are human and then we will send you a [...]
Down to Earth Aerials Visits the Libraries this Week! Don’t miss it!
For more information: Down To Earth Aerials (7)
We are hiring at Spruce Pine Public Library!
This position has been filled. Thank you for your applications. CLICK THE LINK BELOW: Spruce Pine Public Library. Detailed Job Description. 7.1.22
¡La lectura de verano con la Sra. Karen regresa el 5 de julio!
¡Todos los programas son gratuitos! por favor haga clic aquí: Lecturas de Verano de la Biblioteca Publica de Avery, Mitchell, Yancey, y Spruce Pine
From the Desk of Mr. James Byrd: Farewell to Singing on the Mountain
When Joe L. Hartley organized the first Singing on the Mountain in 1924, he had no idea that it would grow and grow and last almost a century until it ended this past weekend. Much about the annual event caused it to become one of the largest and longest running gospel singings of its kind [...]