Fontana Regional Library serving Jackson, Macon and Swain counties with six public libraries in Western North Carolina
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Librarian: Serenity Richards
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The library will be closed for staff training on Wednesday, August 28; and Monday, November 22. Please see the calendar on the home page for holiday closings.
Proposed Budget Cuts
It is budget time in Raleigh and the Governor's proposed budget calls for a cut in public library funding (by nearly 5%)!!
We're asking library patrons to email a petition to the Governor and legislators in support of library funding. You'll find more information and pre-addressed email forms here. We need your support.
Free Movies At The Library
Free movies are shown two Thursdays a month at 4 pm. Call the Library for the schedule or download schedule (pdf). Movies are shown in the media room on an 8 x 10 ft. screen with state of the art surround sound. Free popcorn and refreshments provided. Movies are free, but donations are accepted. This series is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Spring schedule (pdf)
The Library has started a family Lego Club. Please join your young persons for an explosion of imagination designing your masterpiece for display. An adult must stay with the child.
The Lego Family Club for kids 3 years and up will meet on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 3:30 pm.
The Library is hosting therapy dogs for children to read to. Please call the library for more information and schedules for the R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dogs) program.
Just for Kids — Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library has a kids library that’s separate from the adult section, with puppet theater, lots of books, and computers for children through middle-school age.
During the week, there are special programs for pre-schoolers and home-schoolers. And the Reading Rover brings the library to pre-schoolers and day care providers throughout the area.
Free Internet access is available on six public access computers to all library visitors with a current photo ID. Access time is limited on busy days and is on a first come, first served basis. Printing from the computer is also available at 25¢ a page.
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