Local Yancey Board Meeting: Virtual Meeting

Library Board Meetings are open to the public.   Agenda as follows: Yancey County Public Library Board: Spring Meeting March 30, 2020 Virtual Meeting 5:00pm   Mission: To help communities create and maintain a foundation for literacy, economic development and democracy.   Call to Order Roll Call Mission Minute Approval of Agenda (call for motion, [...]

2020-03-30T16:53:40-04:00March 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Libraries are Closed Until Further Notice: ‘Stay Home, Stay Safe’

AMY Regional Library Update All public libraries in the AMY Regional System are CLOSED until further notice. Library staff are teleworking, but staff are not available to answer calls at library locations.  We will update the library system’s website and social media outlets regularly with information regarding our digital library services or if changes are [...]

2020-03-30T12:45:26-04:00March 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Libraries are Closing Until Further Notice

AMY Regional Library Update In an abundance of caution and to help limit the spread of COVID-19, all public libraries in the AMY Regional System will close today, March 17, at 5pm, until further notice.  To our patrons, please understand that this decision was not taken lightly.  Public libraries have a great history of providing [...]

2020-03-17T09:24:34-04:00March 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|

ecoExplore coming to all AMY Regional Libraries

Become an ecoExplorer! Sign up to be an ecoEXPLORER by going here. Then have your parent check their email for an email where they can click a link to give permission for your participation. Go outside in your own backyard or at a designated ecoEXPLORE HotSpot to find wildlife species, including plants, reptiles, amphibians, insects and birds. [...]

2020-03-04T15:38:57-05:00March 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|

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

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

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|