A very big THANK YOU to all of our loyal bookstore customers who have been helping us keep everyone safe by wearing masks and using hand sanitizer. We appreciate your business and donations, and hope to see you enjoying our terrific bookstore very soon!


GET READY — The bookstore reopened on Wednesday, June 3rd!!  New hours will be Wednesday through Friday from 10 am to 5 pm, and Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm. For everyone’s protection face masks are required and only eight customers may shop at one time. A plexiglass shield is installed at our new […]


Due to concern about the possible transmission of Coronavirus (Covid-19), the Friends of the Library Bookstore was closed until officially reopening on June 3rd.  Please stay safe and well — we hope you visit us 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.