Books on Tap 2018

Get ready to mark your calendar! This years annual Books on Tap Fundraiser will be on Thursday, September 27th, 2018 starting at 5 pm at the Lazy Hiker Brewery. It’s our year’s biggest fundraiser for the Macon County Library! Be sure to pick up your tickets – $30 if purchased in advance, $35 at 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 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 […]

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 […]