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  • Posted August 31, 2017
    Since being awarded “NASA @ My Library” status and the grant that accompanies that status, Fontana Regional Library has had 2 events that have qualified as official NAML events.  The first was at JCPL in mid-June, where a successful children’s...
  • Posted August 31, 2017
    Marcia Winchester (right) of Bryson City was the winner of the double wedding ring quilt raffled by Marianna Black Library as a fundraiser for the new library. The winning ticket was drawn at the Fourth of July Freedom Fest, in Bryson City....
  • Posted August 31, 2017
    July marks Independent Retailer Month, and Fontana Regional Library was happy to celebrate. Libraries in Macon, Jackson, and Swain Counties have many resources for small businesses, from information on how to create a successful business plan to...
  • Posted August 31, 2017
    Libraries are known as places where you can find the information you need. From materials such as books, videos, and audio to curriculum kits, telescopes, and science kits to photocopiers, computers, and Wi-Fi access, the many patrons who visit our...
  • Posted August 31, 2017
    Fontana Regional Library’s Reading Rover Bookmobile has received a $1000 grant from the Swain County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation. The funding will support the Rover’s storytime visits to preschools...
  • Posted August 31, 2017
    The Jackson County Public Library received a bequest of 450 books of poetry from the estate of the late Kathryn Stripling Byer. Byer, formerly the poet laureate of North Carolina, passed away on June 5th, 2017. Throughout her career as a professor...
  • Posted August 31, 2017
    Jackson County Public Library patron Sara Freeman participated in the Recorded Books Literary Classics Online Book Club and won the Library $1,000 worth of audiobooks. Thank you Sara!The Online Book Club, developed by Recorded Books, is for people...
  • Posted August 31, 2017
    From June 23rd until July 31st, the Jackson County Public Library hosted the national exhibit Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness. The Native Voices traveling exhibition, produced by the National Library of Medicine and the...
  • Posted August 31, 2017
    Children and teens throughout the region built a better world this summer at their local library. Over 7000 people attended summer learning events held in the community and Fontana Regional Libraries! Children and teens attended over 200 events and...
  • Posted August 2, 2017
    Are you ready for the Great American Eclipse? Come celebrate and learn at your library. Check out the many events and activities occurring at your library and around the community in preparation for the Total Solar Eclipse happening August...

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