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  • Posted March 14, 2018
    Would you rather… Duel Dumbledore or Voldemort? Children at the Macon and Jackson County Public Libraries joined libraries and bookstores around the world to celebrate the fourth annual Harry Potter Book Night on February 1, 2018.  This...
  • Posted March 14, 2018
    April 8-14 is the 60th annual National Library Week, a celebration of the life-changing work of libraries, librarians and library workers. Libraries aren’t just places to borrow books or study — they’re also creative and engaging community centers...
  • Posted March 14, 2018
    Macon County Public Library will present Family Science Night: The Science of Food and Drink on Thursday, April 12th from 5:30 - 7PM. Family Science Night is an official event of the 2018 North Carolina Science Festival presented by the Biogen...
  • Posted March 14, 2018
    Through funds from Fontana Regional Library Headquarters, the Marianna Black Library recently purchased an automated external defibrillator (AED). Here are staff receiving training on how to use the device from Brooks Wolfe of the Nantahala Outdoor...
  • Posted March 14, 2018
    As reported in the Winter Fontana Flyer, during a report to the Swain County Commissioners in October, a discussion ensued in which the New Library Planning Committee and the commissioners agreed that it was time to appoint a member of the...
  • Posted March 14, 2018
    Each year our libraries commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King in January and Black History Month in February. Hudson Library combined these two and intertwined them with Civil Rights in a multi-faceted display of books, films, and other memorabilia...
  • Posted March 14, 2018
    Fontana Regional Library’s Board of Trustees held its annual retreat in February at Southwestern Community College in Webster. They were joined by members of the local Library Boards, Friends of the Library, and Library management staff. Two...
  • Posted March 14, 2018
    It’s hard to imagine running our libraries without volunteers.  The services volunteers provide are valued and valuable.  In fact, most of the libraries in the Fontana Regional Library system were established by volunteers. ...
  • Posted March 14, 2018
    The 7th Annual Friends of the Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library Chocolate Cook-Off was once again a resounding success. With delicious entries from the entire community, everyone who attended was a winner. One especially captivating...
  • Posted March 14, 2018
    Assistant County Librarian Jessica Philyaw pictured with the library’s new baby grand piano. The instrument was purchased by the Jackson County Arts Council, who retain ownership, while Library personnel will administer its use in the Community Room...

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