Ramps Upfront and Personal “There is nothing quite like it… Enjoying ramps in the springtime is what it is all about!” Ramps, sometimes called the “King of stinks,” grow wild in wooded areas and in suitable soil at the right elevation in the eastern United States and Canada. A delicacy that smells and tastes somewhat [...]
Spruce Pine Riverside Story Trail presents ‘Poetry in the Park’ The book Daniel Finds a Poem by Micha Archer is now featured on the Riverside Story Trail at Riverside Park in Spruce Pine, with audio accompaniments in English and Spanish. We hope you will visit and enjoy this wonderful book that features a boy finding poetry in everyday [...]
Connect with your library this week, April 3-April 9. We have something for everyone! Need a laptop or some WIFI? We have that too! Talk about connecting...
April is National Poetry Month! Join Avery Morrison Public Library in their poetry contest for ALL ages. The prizes are AMAZING!!! Deadline to submit is April 30th, 2022. PIZZA PARTY For all who enter, so everyone's a winner!!!!
Head on over to the Spruce Pine Riverside Story Trail, and read along with us in celebration of National Poetry Month this April. Daniel Finds a Poem by Micha Archer is the book on display right now. What a wonderful way to recognize how the tiny experiences in nature can be a poem as well. Oh, [...]
November is Native American History Month: Resources on The Eastern Band of Cherokee & the Carlisle Indian School
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 [...]
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 [...]