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BYOBoss - Be Your Own Boss! Get started with these resources to inspire & help you become an entrepreneur.
|Celebrate Black History||
Celebrate Black History Month with a diverse selection of books, resources, and events that recognize the heritage, accomplishments, and culture of black Americans.
Resources for kids to learn about technology and the internet.
Resources to learn about internet & information technology.
|Cooking for Health||
"Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." - Hippocrates
Diet can play a big role in treating many chronic health conditions. Check out recipes to help combat allergies, auto-immune conditions, diabetes, high blood pressure, and more.
|Crafts are STEM||
Discover the science, technology, engineering, math - and magic - of crafting! Crafting engages your body and your mind to build spatial skills, creativity, and more.
|Don't fall asleep||
A selection of Horror for your Halloween enjoyment.
|Eat for Health||
Nutrition matters— after all, you are what you eat! Learn more about how the foods you eat affect your body, your mind, and your health.
Explore Space and Astronomy with resources provided by our Explore Space initiative, supported by grant funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the federal Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.
November is Family Literacy Month! Check out some of these books for the whole family to read.
How does your garden grow? Find out how to grow your own food with this collection of resources and books!
Grab a hot cup of tea, your favorite blanket, and cozy up to these autumnal reads.
|Health & Wellness||
Books and resources to help you improve health and enrich your life.
Featuring resources to help you become your own boss.
Inspiration and resources on entrepreneurship and business for kids.
|LGBTQ History and Experiences||
Resources on LGBTQ history and experiences.
You're back in school! Read these great stories to learn about how the library can help you conquer anything!
Listen up! Celebrate Audiobook Month this June with this selection of resources for kids.
|Mix it up||
Try something new! Cooking at home is a great way to explore and try new recipes- and build a new skill!
|More about Mental Health||
Books and resources to inform about mental health and remove the stigma.
|Nutrition for Kids||
Celebrate National Nutrition Month with resources for Kid's Nutrition.
Explore and Learn! Check out these science resources for kids.
Adult nonfiction for the curious and sceintifically-minded.
|Share the Game- Soccer||
September is Youth Soccer Month. Celebrate with US Youth Soccer and the NC Youth Soccer Association, who have resources to help you get involved and get in the game! Locally, check out:
• Macon County Soccer Club
• Swain Youth Soccer Association
• WNC United Soccer
Celebrate what it's all about: Fun, Family, Friendship, & Fitness!
|Still a Better Lovestory|
|Timeline-A Brief History of African American Music||
Celebrate the history and influence of African American music upon the United States with DJ Justin Moe. He'll be using music in his collection to present a timeline of sorts... from field songs to current Hip Hop and much in between. He has a genuine love for the music and has provided a list of resources such as books, documentaries, and music available to check out from libraries throughout North Carolina via the NC Cardinal system.
|Total Solar Eclipse||
Are you ready for the Great American Eclipse? Come celebrate and learn at your library. Check out the many events and activities occurring at your library and around the community in preparation for the Total Solar Eclipse happening August 21st. Learn more about the Eclipse online on our 2017 Solar Eclipse page through our Explore Space guide.
Featuring books and resources to help children understand mental health, disability, and illness.
|Women in STEM||
Books and resources recognizing the accomplishments and challenges of women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).
Looking for some compelling Young Adult LGBTQ reads? Here are some resources to get your started.