The Jackson County Public Library in Sylva will offer a basic introduction to Microsoft Word on Wednesday, October 7th at 5:45 PM and a computer class called "Keeping Safe and Secure in the Digital Age" on Wednesday, October 14th at 5:45 PM.
September is library card sign-up month and Snoopy, the world-famous beagle, is the honorary chair. But what does a dog have to do with a library or even reading? More than you would expect!
Several libraries throughout the Fontana Region host a therapy dog in the children’s area on a regular basis. At these programs, children have the opportunity to read to the therapy dog. Recent research has shown that when a child reads to a therapy dog it has a positive effect on the child’s reading skills. Read more to find out more about how reading to therapy dogs can be beneficial and how you can take part.
The Friends of the Macon County Public Library will be hosting a "Books on Tap" fundraiser for the Macon County Public Library on Thursday, October 1st from 5:30-7:30pm at the Lazy Hiker Brewing Company in Franklin, NC.
Studies show that children who are read to in the home and who use the library perform better in school. September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when Fontana Regional Library joins with the American Library Association and public libraries nationwide to make sure that every student has the most import school supply of all – a free library card.
Download an application or stop by your library to pick one up and get your library card today! Read more to find out what doors your library card can unlock.
The “Wild Critter Adventures” photography exhibit features photos and video a variety of different wildlife behaviors and images taken by Ed and Cindy Boos and will be on display in the meeting room at Macon County Public Library throughout the month of September. Critters displayed include mammals such as grizzly, bears
Preparations for school may include a new backpack, various school supplies, and a new pair of shoes. However, have you thought about what you can do to prepare your child for learning at school? It is not too late to work on strengthening learning and social skills needed for school success.Read more for tips to help your child navigate the back-to-school rush.
Recently, Macon County Public Library received a donation of ten new, fully stocked backpacks, to check-out for day hikes around Franklin and Macon County. The packs and their contents were the gift of North Carolina State University student Kaitlyn Sutton.
Scott Watkins Fine Photography, presented by Franklin Picture Framing, will be on display in the Macon County Public Library Meeting Room during the month of August. A reception held Friday August 7th between 5:00 - 7:00pm. Join us for refreshments and meet the artist.