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Tuesday, May 24

Teen Technical Theatre Class - PAC

Tue, May 24th, 6:30pm
Performing Arts Center - Highlands, NC

These Tuesday classes are designed for ages 7th grade and up. Participants taking these Technical Theatre, Design,... more

Ol' Dirty Bathtub concert

Tue, May 24th, 6:30pm
Jackson County Public Library - Sylva, NC

Local band Ol’ Dirty Bathtub will play a FREE concert in our Community Room. Ol’ Dirty Bathtub is known for 'their blend of 'Trashgrassy String Music,' from traditional bluegrass tunes to classic country favorites, Americana originals and newgrass... more

Pre-Memorial Day Meeting

Tue, May 24th, 7:00pm
Marianna Black Library - Bryson City, NC

In a partnership with the Friends of the Bryson City Cemetery group, there will be a Pre-Memorial Day meeting at the Marianna Black Library on Tuesday, May 24th, at 7:00pm. Topics will include: 1) History of Memorial Day and Stories of a couple of... more

Wednesday, May 25

Preschool Storytime

Wed, May 25th, 10:00am
Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library - Cashiers, NC

Join us every Wednesday at 10 am for a preschool storytime. We'll read stories, sing songs, get the wiggles out, and do some crafts. For more information, call the Library at 828-743-0215

Deciding on Trails with author Amy Camp - Mainspring Online Book Club

Wed, May 25th, 7:00pm
Online - At Your Computer

Join us for a fun, inspiring conversation by visiting Mainspring's Event page or email Rachel at Visit your local bookstore to request this month's book or buy it directly from the author at more

Thursday, May 26

Baby Storytime

Thu, May 26th, 10:30am
Jackson County Public Library - Sylva, NC

Bounce your babies in and join us for songs, rhymes, sign language, and sensory fun.  

Family Storytime

Thu, May 26th, 10:40am
Hudson Library - Highlands, NC

Family Storytime: Join us for a weekly storytime for children up to age 5. We'll read picture books, sing fun songs, and move with the music! Thursdays at 10:40 AM at Hudson Library.

Enhancing Mental Health with Laughter and Animal Assisted Therapy

Thu, May 26th, 1:00pm
Jackson County Public Library - Sylva, NC

Can laughter and animal assisted therapy help manage mental illness? Many of the 'outside of the box' interventions can complement traditional mental health treatments to create balance, stability, and a reduction in stress and its maladaptive... more

Movie Showing: Summer of Soul

Thu, May 26th, 3:00pm
Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library - Cashiers, NC

This week's movie is the Oscar winning documentary Summer of Soul from Questlove. Rated PG-13, 1 hour 58 minutes. Popcorn and water are provided. Always free, donations accepted. For more information, call the Library at 828-743-0215

Kids Zone

Thu, May 26th, 3:30pm
Hudson Library - Highlands, NC

Every Thursday at 3:30, kids can enjoy a variety of fun and educational activities at the library! Kids Zone programs are free and open to the public. Programs are designed with kids in grades K-5 in mind. On the first and second Thursdays, and... more

ecoEXPLORE: Herpetology with Patrick Brannon

Thu, May 26th, 4:00pm
Jackson County Public Library - Sylva, NC

Come join us to learn about ecoEXPLORE and how to become a citizen scientist. We will be celebrating the herpetology season and learning about regional snake species with Patrick Brannon from the Highlands Biological Station.

Spice Appreciation Club: Cardamom

Thu, May 26th, 6:30pm
Jackson County Public Library - Sylva, NC

Spice Appreciation Club is a monthly program that gives participants the opportunity to cook with an extraordinary flavor. Participants pick up a spice kit at the Reference Desk and meet on May 26th at 6:30pm in the Community Room to discuss how... more

Friday, May 27


Fri, May 27th, 10:30am
Jackson County Public Library - Sylva, NC

The adventure begins! Step in between the pages and take a journey with us that includes: books, puppets, fingerplays, songs, crafts, and more! Storytime is each Friday at 10:30am. 

Foreign Film Friday: Curse of the Golden Flower

Fri, May 27th, 2:00pm
Jackson County Public Library - Sylva, NC

A 2006 Chinese epic wuxia drama film written and directed by Zhang Yimou. The Mandarin Chinese title of the movie is taken from the last line of the Qi Dynasty poem written by the rebel leader Huang Chao who had revolted against the Tang dynasty. '... more

Saturday, May 28

Boredom Busters

Sat, May 28th, 10:00am
Jackson County Public Library - Sylva, NC

Looking for something fun to do? Drop by the library between 10-4 on Saturdays for activity centers all ages can enjoy. Books, art, building, games, and more! Come try something new or participate in an all-time favorite!