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  • Posted March 31, 2017
    April is National Science Month, and libraries in Macon, Jackson, and Swain Counties are focusing on the topic with displays, programs, hands-on activities, and more. From workshops on vegetable gardening, animal habitats and building robots, to...
  • Posted March 28, 2017
      Nationally, 7 in 10 teachers assign homework that requires internet access. But an estimated five million households with school-age children do not have internet access at home. Students that fall into this “homework gap”—households where...
  • Posted February 7, 2017
    North Carolina Launches new eBook Sharing Service Specifically for Children New library consortium enables sharing of Children’s eBooks, audiobooks and video across the state Children across the state now have access to free eBooks and eAudiobooks...
  • Posted January 20, 2017
    February 2nd, 2017 will see the third annual Harry Potter Book Night celebrated throughout the world and both Macon County Public Library and Jackson County Public Library are getting ready to host an unforgettable "Share the Magic" Harry Potter...
  • Posted December 13, 2016
    If you're looking for some holiday cheer, you'll find it at the Library! Enjoy a variety of holiday programs for children, teens, adults, and families at a Library near you. Here’s the complete schedule of upcoming events: .embed-container {...
  • Posted December 6, 2016
    Art Reception & December Exhibition with Isabella R. Jacovino Using the grit, grime and socially provocative nature of “guerilla art” as a foundation and blending influences from Dadaism alongside digital elements of bricolage and mixed...
  • Posted November 22, 2016
    Fontana Regional Library staff recently received training, thanks to Knox Worde with Astronomy Club of Asheville, to use Orion StarBlast telescopes, available at all member libraries in Macon, Jackson, and Swain Counties. The telescopes may not be...
  • Posted November 1, 2016
    Fontana Regional Library will be hosting their 3rd Annual "Read Local Book Fair," an event which gives residents the chance to meet and support local authors. This year, the event will be held in three locations with three different sets of authors...
  • Posted October 17, 2016
    If you're looking for some scary good fun, you'll have a scream at the Library! Enjoy a variety of Halloween programs for children, teens, adults, and families at a Library near you. Here’s the complete schedule of upcoming events: .embed-...
  • Posted September 23, 2016
    Fontana Regional Library joins with the American Library Association to celebrate Banned Books Week September 25-October 1, 2016. The annual observance honors the freedom to read and highlights cases in which that freedom has been challenged or...

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