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Tuesday, December 17

Storytime with Santa

Tue, December 17th, 10:00am
Above and Beyond Daycare - Franklin, NC

Staff will read several christmas stories and then children will be seperated into groups. There will be craft tables, activities, free books, and snacks and each child will get a turn to sit with Santa and have their picture taken

Rock and Read

Tue, December 17th, 11:00am
Jackson County Public Library - Sylva, NC

This will be a time to get up and dance, shake, and wiggle as we share stories, songs, and rhymes for kids of all ages.

STEAM Explorers

Tue, December 17th, 3:45pm
Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library - Cashiers, NC

Join us this afternoon to explore different science and art activities ranging from building, to robotics, to chemistry, to biology, and so much more. The sky's the limit. Sometimes literally! Check with the Library to see what this month's topic is... more

Wednesday, December 18

Storytime

Wed, December 18th, 10:00am
Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library - Cashiers, NC

Stop in for our storytime every Wednesday at 10 am. Storytime includes books, puppets, fingerplays, songs, and crafts with focus on early literacy skills. It's aimed at pre-school ages. For more information call the Library at 828-743-0215

Culture Club

Wed, December 18th, 1:00pm
Macon County Public Library - Franklin, NC

Children will learn about a new country or region once a month.  They will have the opportunity to do a craft and enjoy sampling foods related to the area being studied.

Recently Released Movie: Christmas on the Range

Wed, December 18th, 2:00pm
Hudson Library - Highlands, NC

Romance, Western,  1 hr 30 min Kendall's one holiday wish is to keep the family ranch solvent. Her rival's charming son offers help-and maybe more-but can he be trusted? Filmed in Clayton, GA

Teen Coffeehouse

Wed, December 18th, 4:00pm
Jackson County Public Library - Sylva, NC

Any and all teens (12+) welcome. We drink coffee and eat snacks. We play games. We create. (Sometimes we watch movies or walk around town taking photos or go out to City Lights Cafe for coffee.) 

Thursday, December 19

Baby Storytime

Thu, December 19th, 10:30am
Jackson County Public Library - Sylva, NC

Based off a program called Mother Goose on the Loose, this program is geared for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers. There are body rhymes, bounces, farm animals, instruments, songs, and lots more. After Storytime, there is a time for parents... more

New Movie - Fighting with My Family

Thu, December 19th, 2:00pm
Macon County Public Library - Franklin, NC

Thur. Dec. 19, 2:00 p.m. in the Macon County Public Library Meeting Room - new biographical comedy - 'Fighting with My Family'A former wrestler and his family make a living performing at small venues around the country while his kids dream of... more

Kids Zone: After School Fun

Thu, December 19th, 3:30pm
Hudson Library - Highlands, NC

Every week Kids Zone offers fun activities for children. Best fo ages 5-12, younger children should be accompanied by an adult. First Thursdays feature Kids Zone with The Bascom; second Thursdays bring Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust for Kids in... more

Movie Showing: Lion King

Thu, December 19th, 3:45pm
Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library

Free matinee showing of Lion King (2019). Starring Donald Glover and Beyonce. This film is rated PG and runs 1 hour 58 minutes. Popcorn and water will be provided. For more information, call the Library at 828-743-0215.

Polar Express Movie Party

Thu, December 19th, 4:00pm
Jackson County Public Library - Sylva, NC

Friday, December 20

Storytime

Fri, December 20th, 11:00am
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!    

Classic Movie - Come to the Stable

Fri, December 20th, 2:00pm
Macon County Public Library - Franklin, NC

Fri. Dec. 20, 2:00 p.m. in the Macon County Public Library Meeting Room - 1949 comedy/drama starring Loretta Young, Celeste Holm - 'Come to the Stable'Two nuns arrive unannounced in the small New England town of Bethlehem, where they recruit various... more

Boredom Busters

Fri, December 20th, 3:30pm
Jackson County Public Library - Sylva, NC

Looking for something fun to do? Drop by the library for activity centers all ages can enjoy. Books, art, building, games, and more! Come try something new or participate in an all-time favorite! (Children seven and under must be accompanied by an... more