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.

Yancey County branch of the Avery-Mitchell-Yancey Regional Library system – Burnsville, NC

From the Desk of Mr. James Byrd: Area Post Offices Aplenty!

2020-10-16T17:32:07-04:00October 16th, 2020|Avery County Morrison Public Library, Local Interest, Mitchell County Public Library, Spruce Pine Public Library, Yancey County Public Library|

Area Post Offices Aplenty!  In the Toe River Valley, the number of post offices and their names provide a rewarding historical study with much to be learned. Earlier details about post offices listed Avery County with a total of 31; Mitchell County, 91; and Yancey County, 84 for a grand total of 206.  Presently, Avery [...]

Make an Appointment to Visit the Library

2020-11-10T16:55:13-05:00August 21st, 2020|Avery County Morrison Public Library, Mitchell County Public Library, Spruce Pine Public Library, Yancey County Public Library|

All libraries in the AMY Regional Library System are open by 'appointment only' for all library services.  Please contact your library to make an appointment. We have evidence that supports appointments will help our libraries operate efficiently and keep our environments clean and sanitized before and after patrons.  We thank you for your patience as [...]

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

2020-01-30T11:00:05-05:00January 29th, 2020|Avery County Morrison Public Library, Events, Kids, Mitchell County Public Library, Spruce Pine Public Library, Yancey County Public Library|

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

2019-02-16T21:47:29-05:00February 15th, 2019|Local Interest, Yancey County Public Library|

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 [...]

A Crop Circle in Yancey County

2019-02-01T12:29:42-05:00January 15th, 2019|Local Interest, Yancey County Public Library|

More research in progress from Mr. James C. Byrd, local historian and beloved librarian here at the AMY Regional Library. Here's a story you might not have heard: A Crop Circle in Yancey County Crop circles include circular patterns occurring in a field as the result of flattening stems of grains and other crops. They [...]

Baby Bookworms

2019-02-01T12:29:16-05:00January 14th, 2019|Kids, Yancey County Public Library|

Getting excited for Baby Bookworms!! a baby-centered story time for little ones ages 0-2 with songs, nursery rhymes, bounces, fingerplays and books. Bring your little one and join the fun! Thursday at 10:00 at the Yancey County Public Library in Burnsville.

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