Due to the Thanksgiving holiday and a shortage of volunteer staff, the FOL bookstore will only be open one day during the week of Thanksgiving. Be sure and stock-up on your bookstore favorites on Wednesday, November 25th from 10am to 5pm. Donations will only be accepted on Wednesday for this holiday week as well. We […]
Due to the COVID-19 virus we are putting all donations into quarantine for five days. You can help us by dropping off all donations at our quarantine shed during store hours. The shed (#36) is located in the row of storage buildings in the area behind the bookstore — the flag marks the spot!! The […]
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 […]
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 http://smile.amazon.com, choose the Friends of the Macon County […]
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 […]
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.
The November Anniversary Open House at the Macon County Library featured a selection of local authors who have recently published new work. Clare Suminski, Tyler Cook, Matthew Baker, Narelle Kirkland, Roy and Nita Owenby, Jeannie Chambers, Robert Shook, Marcia Barnes, and Tom Baker were among the authors who chatted with guests. A new art exhibit […]