Cardinal Shipping Issue: You cannot request materials outside of AMY Regional Library. This is a state-wide issue but one we hope will be solved very soon. Thank you for your patience.
Cardinal Shipping Issue: You cannot request materials outside of AMY Regional Library. This is a state-wide issue but one we hope will be solved very soon. Thank you for your patience.

From the Desk of Mr. James Byrd: The Temptations of Dried Apples, Apple Pies, and Just Plain Apples

2020-11-13T15:12:05-05:00November 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|

The Temptations of Dried Apples, Apple Pies, and Just Plain Apples Grandmother Ann lived over the ridge from Rocky Hollow.  Like the other women in the neighborhood, she dried sweet sliced apples in summer.  She used white cloth sacks to hang them in an unfinished upstairs room to keep for winter.  By doing that, the [...]

From the Desk of Mr. James Byrd: Fall Brings Thoughts About Apples

2020-11-10T11:14:01-05:00November 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Fall Brings Thoughts About Apples Apples date back to ancient times as a valued source of food.  When settlers came to America from Europe, they brought seedling apple trees and seeds.  They were wise in doing that, because the land had only crabapple trees.  Widespread planting of trees and seeds helped keep people from starving. [...]

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