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Welcome to Check This Out!, Fontana Regional Library's new online guide for your next great read. 
 
The site will suggest new books, CD books, and films in more than 20 different categories and genres. Looking for new items in your favorite genre, or classic titles you may have missed? Simply click on the tab at the top of the Check This Out! homepage. The tabs will not only highlight new items on our shelves, but also point out some old favorites, classics, or fine reads you may have missed along the way.
 
The best part about this new tool is that it is always there when you want it. Check This Out! is available 24/7 online whenever you are looking for something new.
 
Head over to the FRL Check This Out website to check out new titles handpicked by our staff, just for you.

 




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For the entire week of National Library Week, April 13 – 19, all of Oxford University Press' online products will be completely free for everyone in the US! Libraries are a vital part of many communities, whether it is a school, a town/city, the government, a corporation, or a hospital, and we have freed up this unprecedented amount of content to show our appreciation for these libraries.

 

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Calendar

Saturday, April 19

2 pm - Children's storytime. Sylva.

Monday, April 21

10 am - Family storytime. Franklin.

11 am - Children's storytime with Rotary Readers. Sylva.

3-5 pm - Free homework help & tutoring. Sylva.

3:30 - 4 pm - Sensory storytime. Franklin.

5:45 pm - Computer class: Microsoft Publisher for beginners. Sylva. More info

6:30 pm - Movie night. Sylva.

Tuesday, April 22

10 am - Family storytime. Franklin.

10 am-noon - Adult literacy class. Sylva.

11 am - Children's storytime. Sylva

1 pm - Duplicate Bridge. Cashiers.

3-5 pm - Free homework help & tutoring. Sylva.

3:30 pm - Family movie. Bryson City.

4 pm - Teen Time. Sylva

3:30 - 4:15 pm - Adventure Club (grades K-2). Franklin

Wednesday, April 23

10:30 am - Children's storytime. Bryson City.

11 am - Children's storytime. Cashiers.

1 pm - Mah Jongg. Cashiers.

3-5 pm - Free homework help & tutoring. Sylva.

3:30 - 4:30 pm - Book Club (grades 3-5). Franklin.

3:45 pm - Craft time. Cashiers.

4:30 pm - Creative writing group (ages 8-12). Sylva.

4:30 & 7 pm - Recently released movie. Franklin.

Thursday, April 24

10 am-noon - Adult literacy class. Sylva.

10 & 10:40 am - Children's storytime. Highlands.

12:30 pm - Writers' Group. Cashiers.

2 pm - Writers Group. Highlands.

3-5 pm - Free homework help & tutoring. Sylva.

3:30 - 4:15 pm - Science 503 Club (grades K-6). Franklin.

3:30-4:30 pm - PAWS to read. Sylva.

3:45 pm - Family movie. Cashiers.

6 pm - Creative writing group (ages 12+). Sylva.

Friday, April 25

10 am - The Truth About Groundhogs. (ages 3-5). Franklin.

11 am - Children's storytime. Sylva.

11 am-noon - Community Coffee. Issues of concern to the town and its citizens. Highlands. More info

1-3 pm - Games for kids. Franklin.

2 pm - Classic movie. Franklin.

3:30 pm - Children's storytime. Sylva.

Saturday, April 26

11 am - Author Patricia Jordan program and book signing. Bryson City. More info

2 pm - Children's storytime. Sylva.

6:30 pm - Movie night. Sylva.

Monday, April 28

10 am - Family storytime. Franklin.

11 am - Children's storytime with Rotary Readers. Sylva.

3-5 pm - Free homework help & tutoring. Sylva.

3:30 - 4 pm - Sensory storytime. Franklin.

3:30 pm - Teen Advisory Group meeting (grades 6-12). Bryson City.

5:45 pm - Computer class: Microsoft Publisher intermediate class. Sylva. More info

Tuesday, April 29

10 am - Family storytime. Franklin

10 am-noon - Adult literacy class. Sylva.

11 am - Children's storytime. Sylva

1 pm - Duplicate Bridge. Cashiers.

3-5 pm - Free homework help & tutoring. Sylva.

3:30 - 4:15 pm - Adventure Club (grades K-2). Franklin.

3:30 pm - Family movie. Bryson City.

4 pm - Teen Time. Sylva.

Wednesday, April 30

April 30 - May 3. 10 am - 5 pm. Annual Book Sale. Friends of the Library Used Book Store. 121 Highlands Rd., Frankln.

10:30 am - Children's storytime. Bryson City.

11 am - Children's storytime. Cashiers.

1 pm - Mah Jongg. Cashiers.

3-5 pm - Free homework help & tutoring. Sylva.

3:30 - 4:30 pm - Book Club (grades 3-5). Franklin.

3:30 - 5 pm - Teen Advisory Group (grades 6-12). Franklin.

4:30 & 7 pm - Recently released movie. Franklin.

Thursday, May 1

April 30 - May 3. 10 am - 5 pm. Annual Book Sale. Friends of the Library Used Book Store. 121 Highlands Rd., Frankln.

10 am-noon - Adult literacy class. Sylva.

2 pm - Writers Group. Highlands.

3-5 pm - Free homework help & tutoring. Sylva.

3:45 pm - Adult movie. Cashiers.

6 pm - Community Music Jam.Bryson City. More info

Friday, May 2

April 30 - May 3. 10 am - 5 pm. Annual Book Sale. Friends of the Library Used Book Store. 121 Highlands Rd., Frankln.

11 am - Children's storytime. Sylva.

2 pm - Classic movie. Franklin.

3:30 pm - Children's storytime. Sylva.

Saturday, May 3

April 30 - May 3. 10 am - 5 pm. Annual Book Sale. Friends of the Library Used Book Store. 121 Highlands Rd., Frankln.

2 pm - Children's storytime. Sylva.

Monday, May 5

3-5 pm - Free homework help & tutoring. Sylva.

4 - 4:30 pm - Toddlers Rock. Franklin.

6:30 pm - Movie night. Sylva.

Tuesday, May 6

10 am - Family storytime. Franklin.

10 am-noon - Adult literacy class. Sylva.

1 pm - Duplicate Bridge. Cashiers.

3-5 pm - Free homework help & tutoring. Sylva.

3:30 - 4:15 pm - Adventure Club (grades K-2). Franklin.

3:30 pm - Family movie. Bryson City.

4 pm - Teen Time. Sylva.

Wednesday, May 7

11 am - Children's storytime. Cashiers.

1 pm - Mah Jongg. Cashiers.

3-5 pm - Free homework help & tutoring. Sylva.

3:30 pm - Family movie. Highlands.

4:30 & 7 pm - Recently released movie. Franklin.

5:45 pm - Computer class: Introduction to Pinterest. Sylva. More info

Thursday, May 8

10 am-noon - Adult literacy class. Sylva.

12:30 pm - Writers' Group. Cashiers.

2 pm - Writers Group. Highlands.

3-5 pm - Free homework help & tutoring. Sylva.

3:45 pm - Adult/teen movie. Cashiers.

4-5:30 pm - Lego Club. Franklin.

6 pm - Creative writing group (ages 12+). Sylva.

Friday, May 9

11 am - Children's storytime. Sylva.

2 pm - Classic movie. Franklin.

3:30 pm - Children's storytime. Sylva.

Saturday, May 10

Noon-2 pm - American Girls Book Club. City Lights Bookstore. Sylva.

2 pm - Children's storytime. Sylva.

Monday, May 12

3-5 pm - Free homework help & tutoring. Sylva.

Tuesday, May 13

10 am - Family storytime. Franklin.

10 am-noon - Adult literacy class. Sylva.

1 pm - Duplicate Bridge. Cashiers.

3-5 pm - Free homework help & tutoring. Sylva.

3:30 - 4:15 pm - Adventures Club (grades K-2). Franklin.

3:30 pm - Family movie. Bryson City.

3:45 pm - Lego Club. Cashiers.

4 pm - Lego Club. Sylva

4 pm - Fontana Regional Library Board of Trustees meeting. The public is welcome. Hudson Library, Highlands.

Wednesday, May 14

11 am - Children's storytime. Cashiers.

1 pm - Mah Jongg. Cashiers.

3-5 pm - Free homework help & tutoring. Sylva.

4:30 & 7 pm - Recently released movie. Franklin.

5:30 pm - Bibliophiles Book Club: To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf. Cashiers.

Thursday, May 15

10 am - Toddlers Rock. Franklin.

10 am-noon - Adult literacy class. Sylva.

2 pm - Writers Group. Highlands.

3-5 pm - Free homework help & tutoring. Sylva.

3:45 pm - Adult/teen movie. Cashiers.

6 pm - Community Music Jam. Bryson City. More info

6:30 - 7:15 pm - PAWS 4 Reading Storytime. Franklin.

6:30 pm - iPad user group. Sylva.

Friday, May 16

11 am - Children's storytime. Sylva.

2 pm - Classic movie. Franklin.

3:30 pm - Children's storytime. Sylva.

Saturday, May 17

2 pm - Children's storytime. Sylva.

Monday, May 19

5:45 pm - Computer class: Basic email. Sylva. More info

Tuesday, May 20

10 am - Family storytime. Franklin.

10 am-noon - Adult literacy class. Sylva.

1 pm - Duplicate Bridge. Cashiers.

3-5 pm - Free homework help & tutoring. Sylva.

3:30 - 4:15 pm - Adventures Club (grades K-2). Franklin.

3:30 pm - Family movie. Bryson City.

4 pm - Teen Time. Sylva.

Wednesday, May 21

11 am - Children's storytime. Cashiers.

1 pm - Mah Jongg. Cashiers.

2 pm - Movie. Highlands.

3-5 pm - Free homework help & tutoring. Sylva.

4:30 & 7 pm - Recently released movie. Franklin.

Thursday, May 22

10 am-noon - Adult literacy class. Sylva.

12:30 pm - Writers' Group. Cashiers.

2 pm - Writers Group. Highlands.

3-5 pm - Free homework help & tutoring. Sylva.

3:45 pm - Adult movie. Cashiers.

3:30-4:30 pm - PAWS to read. Sylva.

6 pm - Creative writing group (ages 12+). Sylva.

Friday, May 23

11 am - Children's storytime. Sylva.

2 pm - Classic movie. Franklin.

3:30 pm - Children's storytime. Sylva.

Saturday, May 24

2 pm - Children's storytime. Sylva.

Monday, May 26

All libraries are closed for Memorial Day.

Tuesday, May 27

10 am - Family storytime. Franklin.

10 am-noon - Adult literacy class. Sylva.

1 pm - Duplicate Bridge. Cashiers.

3-5 pm - Free homework help & tutoring. Sylva.

3:30 - 4:15 pm - Adventures Club (grades K-2). Franklin.

3:30 pm - Family movie. Bryson City.

4 pm - Teen Time. Sylva.

Wednesday, May 28

11 am - Children's storytime. Cashiers.

1 pm - Mah Jongg. Cashiers.

3-5 pm - Free homework help & tutoring. Sylva.

3:30 - 5 pm - Teen Advisory Group (grades 6-12). Franklin.

3:45 pm - Craft time. Cashiers.

Thursday, May 29

10 am-noon - Adult literacy class. Sylva.

3-5 pm - Free homework help & tutoring. Sylva.

3:45 pm - Adult movie. Cashiers.

2 pm - Writers Group. Highlands.

Friday, May 30

11 am - Children's storytime. Sylva.

11 am-noon - Community Coffee. Issues of concern to the town and its citizens. Highlands. More info

1-3 pm - Games for kids. Franklin.

2 pm - Classic movie. Franklin.

3:30 pm - Children's storytime. Sylva.

Saturday, May 31

2 pm - Children's storytime. Sylva.

6:30 pm - Movie night. Sylva.

Tuesday, July 8

4 pm - Fontana Regional Library Board of Trustees meeting. The public is welcome. Macon County Public Library, Franklin.

Friday, July 4

All libraries are closed for Independence Day.

Monday, September 1

All libraries are closed for Labor Day.

Tuesday, September 9

4 pm - Fontana Regional Library Board of Trustees meeting. The public is welcome. Albert Carlton Cashiers Community Library, Cashiers.

Monday, September 22

The library in Bryson City, Fontana Regional Library Headquarters and the Reading Rover are closed for Safety & Security Training.

Wednesday, September 24

The library in Sylva is closed for Safety & Sescurity Training.

Friday, September 26

The library in Cashiers is closed for Safety & Security Training.

Wednesday, October 1

The libraries in Franklin and Nantahala are closed for Safety & Security Training.

Tuesday, November 11

All libraries are closed for Veterans Day.

Wednesday, November 12

4 pm - Fontana Regional Library Board of Trustees meeting. The public is welcome. Marianna Black Library, Bryson City.

Thurs-Fri, November 27-28

All libraries are closed for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Wed-Fri, December 24-26

All libraries are closed for Christmas break.

Thursday, January 1

All libraries are closed for New Year's Day.

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