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Fontana Regional Library is celebrating 75 years of service, providing resources and support for Macon, Jackson, and Swain counties. Read more about our 75th Birthday and check out just a few of the over 75 services offered at your library!

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Love of Books and Writing

C. Schosser

I've been going to the Jackson County Library since before I could write in cursive. It used to be at the Sylva police station, and that was where I discovered my love of books. We would check out our books and we were always excited to read them, but need to do chores first. :(  

After the library moved to the courthouse they began a writing program for middle schoolers where I learned my love of writing thanks to Ben and Liz. (I still have the tiny book we "published"). I know so many librarians and I wish I could list them all, but I...
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A great experience, no matter your age

B. Anthony

My grandson and I love the Jackson County Library in Sylva. Every Tuesday we attend the kids library hour. They read to the kids, dance, sing and do exercises. The kids do arts and crafts, which is fun for them all. They also play with legos, trucks, playdough and felt boards. The kids library hour has been very good for my grandson, teaching him skills, joy of stories, dancing and art and crafts. It also teaches him how to get along with kids and good listening skills. Then he plays on the computer, the train, puppets, the castle and puzzles. I like the...
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Joy, peace, fun, happiness

F. Dooley

I started at the library in Franklin, NC when the library was located next to the Old Jailhouse. It has given me joy, peace, fun, happiness and so much more over the years.

A whole new world

Riley

Riley W., 9

At first I didn't like reading but the first time I checked out books I felt like I was being introduced to a whole new world!
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"Strolling" through the library

anonymous

When my kids were babies the librarians would walk around with them in the stroller so I could get things done! We have been regulars ever since!

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