The Marianna Black Library in Bryson City, in partnership with the Japan Outreach Initiative Coordinator at WCU, will host an event on Somegami (Japanese Washi Paper Dyeing), Monday, July 10 from 3:30 to 4:30 PM in the Auditorium.
Marianna Black Library Summer Learning Program themed day camps continue with Pre-K Storytime Adventures in Nature on July 6th at 11:00am-12:00 pm.
Adventures with Superheroes week kicks off on July 11th at 11:00am-12:00pm for School Age kids. This will be followed by Family Craft Night on Tuesday July 11th from 5:00-6:30 pm, with paracord friendship bracelets, painting kindness rocks, and kindness message bookmarks.
Sylva-- On Thursday, July 13 at 1:30 PM, the Jackson County Public Library is hosting a free mental health seminar facilitated by Vaya Health. This program is in the Conference Room and is free of charge but registration is required.
Sylva-- On Wednesdays, at 3 PM, the Jackson County Public Library will be hosting Randi Neff for a NASA STEM program. NASA's Artemis program will establish a base on the Moon in the future, and these activities will help children learn more about what that involves, from making the trip there to developing ways for people to live on the Moon.
This event is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Jackson County Public Library. For more information, please call the library at (828) 586-2016. The Jackson County Public Library is a member of Fontana Regional Library.
Come join in the fun as we paint with watercolors!
We will be having our last adult summer art workshops on Thursday, June 29th. In this workshop we will be following Bob Ross, via big screen, to render one of his amazing landscape paintings. So, grab a friend and join us in the meeting room Thursday, June 29 at 2:30 for the last free program. All supplies will be provided to create your painting. Space is limited so registration is required for ages 16 and up.
Sylva-- On Saturday, June 24th at 3 PM, the Jackson County Public Library is hosting the Executive Director of the Balsam Mountain Trust, Dr. Michael Wall. North Carolina is home to over 500 species of bees and only one of those is the European Honeybee. Learn about the other 98.2% of the bees, the flowers they pollinate, and how you can be bee-friendly to all brands of bees (and other pollinators).