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  • Posted March 14, 2018
    A campaign to tackle the stigma and lack of understanding around dementia is underway in Macon County with the support of area churches, the Southwestern Commission Area Agency on Aging, Macon County Public Library, Angel Medical, Macon County...
  • Posted February 5, 2018
    During the week of February 26-March 5, the NC Cardinal library catalog (shared by Fontana Regional Library and more than 160 libraries across the state) will undergo necessary maintenance and upgrading. The State Library of North Carolina will...
  • Posted January 23, 2018
    On Tuesday, January 30, in the historic courtroom at the Jackson County Public Library in Sylva, Fontana Regional Library will be hosting the second in their semi-annual community information sharing meetings about Broadband. An informal meeting...
  • Posted January 22, 2018
    Franklin - February 1, 2018 will see the fourth annual Harry Potter Book Night celebrated at the Macon County Public Library and throughout the world. We’re getting ready to host an unforgettable night themed around Fantastic Beasts. The fun...
  • Posted January 2, 2018
    In a new program called “StudentAccess” all students in the county school systems (Jackson, Macon, and Swain) now have access to Fontana Regional Library materials through their student ID numbers, even without a library card. ​StudentAccess...
  • Posted December 11, 2017
    On October 26th, Asheville based architect, Keith Hargrove, and Marianna Black Library Board Chair, Ellen Snodgrass presented to a series of renderings of a new library to the Swain County Commissioners.  The presentation began with Snodgrass...
  • Posted December 11, 2017
    In keeping with the Long Range Plan, the Library continually strives to provide the infrastructure and resources to provide excellent service and convenient access for the community.   Through a generous contribution by the Macon County Public...
  • Posted December 11, 2017
    On September 9th, 2017, Macon County Public Library held its 4th annual Read Local Book Fair.   The big change over last year was moving the date from November to early September.  This was done to try and capture more of the “seasonal”...
  • Posted December 11, 2017
    Did you know that the Library offers Notary services in each of our counties? We currently have 9 Notaries on staff, with at least 1 Notary in most of our branches. We recognize that this is one of those services that no one thinks about until you...
  • Posted December 11, 2017
    Libraries throughout Fontana had displays to promote Mental Health Awareness Week during October.  These were done in partnership with the local chapter of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Health), NAMI Appalachian South. Displays...

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