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  • 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...
  • Posted December 11, 2017
    Need assistance with your taxes? Look no further! All the libraries in Fontana Regional Library system provide basic Federal tax forms and instructions as a service to our customers.  Although we do not carry paper forms for State taxes we do...
  • Posted December 11, 2017
    Matthew Bateman is a personal fitness instructor at the Franklin Health and Fitness Center. He tagged MCPL in a Facebook post stating how grateful he was for a study room at the Macon County Public Library to help get organized for his clients at...
  • Posted December 11, 2017
    Have you been seeing libraries popping up on every corner?  Little Free Libraries are a growing phenomenon!  As of 2017, there are over 60,000 registered Little Free Libraries in all 50 states and 80 countries.    Little...
  • Posted December 11, 2017
    FRL is growing their partnership with the Southwestern Commission in advocating for broadband in our region by promoting their ‘Regional Broadband Assessment’ survey. The data from this survey will be used in their broadband and Economic Development...
  • Posted December 11, 2017
    Did you know that language learning is an important and popular library service? We offer physical language learning tools like books and audiobooks, and we also now have access to Mango Languages. Mango Languages is provided to all library patrons...

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