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.

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November is Native American History Month: Resources on The Eastern Band of Cherokee & the Carlisle Indian School

2021-11-24T12:34:11-05:00November 24th, 2021|Uncategorized|

November is Native American Heritage Month. Some of our library staff were lucky enough to participate in a program on the Eastern Band of Cherokee and the Carlisle Indian School. During this program, we received excellent online resources.  If you are curious of the history of the Carlisle School or interested in genealogy related to [...]

Friday Feature: From the Desk of Mr. James Byrd

2021-11-19T17:02:37-05:00November 19th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Fall Brings Thoughts of the Buckeye Tree and Its Nuts Calvin and Clara walked past the old buckeye tree hundreds of times on their way to and from school and enjoyed seeing and picking up the shiny brown nuts that fell each fall.  The nuts looked very much like the eye of a male deer [...]

Avery Morrison Library Board meets virtually Tues, Nov. 9 at 5:30pm

2021-11-09T14:27:48-05:00November 9th, 2021|Avery County Morrison Public Library, Board Meeting|

            The Avery-Mitchell-Yancey Regional Library system follows open meeting requirements.  Due to the rise of Coronavirus cases in our local communities, our local advisory boards and regional board meet virtually, but this still means we follow open meeting requirements, and if you, as a member of the public, would like [...]

AMY Regional Library Resumes Library Programming Indoors

2021-11-02T13:58:12-04:00November 2nd, 2021|Covid-19 Update|

The AMY Regional Library, effective Nov. 1, 2021, will resume library programming indoors and allow the public to reserve community meeting room spaces.  Our library system does not make this decision lightly, because “any scenario in which people gather poses a risk for Coronavirus transmission.” (NCDHHS) All of our libraries require patrons gathering in library [...]

Spruce Pine Public Library Board meets virtually on Tuesday, September 28 at 5:30pm

2021-09-24T11:42:17-04:00September 24th, 2021|Board Meeting, Spruce Pine Public Library|

The Avery-Mitchell-Yancey Regional Library system follows open meeting requirements.  Due to the rise of Coronavirus cases in our local communities, our local advisory boards and regional board meet virtually, but this still means we follow open meeting requirements, and if you, as a member of the public, would like to attend the Spruce Pine Library [...]

What’s your library worth to you?

2021-09-23T10:01:07-04:00September 23rd, 2021|Uncategorized|

“Google can bring you back 100,000 answers. A librarian can bring you back the right one.” Neil Gaiman, Author Most of us know the value of libraries, but would you like to know the value in dollars? Try out I Love Libraries calculator

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