Membership Changes

We noted in the last Folio that our membership structure would be changing. With the new year that changeover has happened and the new membership levels are in place. New membership levels are Bronze at $15, Silver at $25, Gold at $50, and Platinum at $100. Life memberships will continue to function the same and […]

Book Store Closings for the Holidays

Please note the following changes in the Book Store hours for the holidays: Saturday, December 24 – closing at 1:30 p.m. Monday, December 26 – closed all day Saturday, December 31 – closing at 1:30 p.m. Monday, January 2 – closed all day The Macon County Public Library will be closed December 23rd through December 26th […]

Challenge Ahead!

The Friends of the Library are issuing a challenge to help fund the replacement of the multimedia equipment in the Libraryʼs meeting room. This nearly-ten-year-old-equipment allows the library to do so many things that community members enjoy: showing movies, sharing slides from adventures all over the world, training on everything from invasive plant species to […]

Under the Stars at the Library

The Library is collaborating with Western Carolina University and the Asheville Astronomy Club to host a stargazing evening at the library on Thursday, November 27 at 6:00pm. All ages are welcome. Dr. Gomez, a professor at WCU, will kick things off with an introductory presentation. Participants can then move outside where telescopes will be set-up […]

Friends Support Reading Rover in Macon County

These adorable smiling faces are pre-schoolers at Children’s Discovery in Franklin. They have just enjoyed a spectacular storytime using material from the Reading Rover Bookmobile. Some of the books used included Sophie’s Squash, read aloud by their teachers followed with a reading of The Story of Ferdinand by Ms. Deanna, Outreach Services Librarian. The children enjoyed a […]

FOL Memberships Make Great Gifts

Membership in the Friends of the Macon County Public Library is a great gift for those who seem to have everything! Through memberships the FOL can sponsor programs and events for children, adults and families; support the Reading Rover Bookmobile; raise money to purchase Library materials; work to increase the visibility and use of the […]

Books On Tap Raises $4,200 for the Library!

Thank you all… from the Friends of the Macon County Public Library for your support of our recent fundraiser, “Books on Tap” at the Lazy Hiker Brewing Company. Our board members and library staff worked hard to make this a successful event. They were our catering experts, ticket sales team, and publicity staff. Thanks to […]