Due to concern about the possible transmission of Coronavirus (Covid-19), the Friends of the Library Bookstore is now closed. Store hours/closures will be re-evaluated on a weekly basis until further notice. Please stay safe and well — we hope to see you again very soon!


Did you know that The Friends of the Macon County Public Library is on AmazonSmile? When you shop on AmazonSmile, the Amazon Smile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of your eligible purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. So, just log on to, choose the Friends of the Macon County […]

Cookies with Santa

Santa paid a visit to the Macon County Library on December 17th accompanied by Mrs. Claus and two elves as the library and the Friends hosted the annual Cookies with Santa program. Children were invited to sing holidays songs, read storybooks, create crafts and of course meet Santa himself! Each child was treated to cookies […]

Words to Remember

Franklin resident Adelaide Key established the Louis Rathbun House in Asheville which provides a complimentary home-like environment for families and caregivers accompanying a patient receiving treatment at Mission Hospital, CarePartners or the VA Hospital. It is the only hospitality house in western North Carolina.