Challenge: Climbing to a Goal of $10,000

Have you ever been in the library’s meeting room?   Enjoyed movies on the big screen with surround sound?  Connected with a NASA scientist in Texas?  Learned how to use Facetime on your iPad or iPhone?  Watched student presentations of their research on historical and contemporary figures?  Or seen slides from an adventurous hike on the […]

Volunteer Help Needed!

The FOL Bookstore on Highlands Road needs more cashiers. If you are a FOL member and want to volunteer for a something worthwhile come in and pick up a volunteer application. if you are not yet a member, then pick up both, a membership and a volunteer application. Shifts are for 1/2 day (approximately 4 […]

Challenge Update

Late last year, The Friends of the Library issued a challenge to help fund the replacement of the multimedia equipment in the Library’s 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 […]

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 […]