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CANCELED - Tax help at the Library

Black Mountain Library AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the I.R.S, N.C. Dept. of Revenue, Buncombe County Library System and Council on Aging, Inc. will again offer free tax preparations for low and moderate income taxpayers, with special attention to those age 60 and older. Both Federal and N.C. State tax returns will be electronically filed for safe and accurate preparation with faster refunds. Pack Library - Tax help will be Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at Pack Memorial Library starting February 1. There will be no Saturday tax help on March 14, and Saturday tax help will end April 4. Tax help starts at 10am and ends at 3pm. Black Mountain Library – There will be tax help at the Black Mountain Library starting March 5 and ending April 9. Tax help at Black Mountain starts at 9am and ends at 3pm. Taxpayers should bring the following documents: • Photo I.D. for taxpayer and spouse • Social Security cards or equivalent for all taxpayers and dependents • Copy of last year’s tax return • Proof of health i… Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Tax Help. Age Group: Adult. Library: Black Mountain. Thursday, April 9, 2020, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Time

Swannanoa Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Swannanoa. Thursday, April 9, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Tai Chi (tailored for Veterans, open to Everyone)

Pack Memorial Library - Build Strength, Balance, and Coordination to Prevent Falls - Relieve Stress, Anxiety, and Depression for Well Being - Connect with other Veterans and Join the Family Tai Chi is taught by Dr. Adam Potts, PT. Adam is a former US Marine who served 2 tours in Iraq. He is now a Doctor of Physical Therapy and Tai Chi Instructor. - Program tailored toward Veterans, but all adults are welcome. - Registration is required. - Parking garage free for first hour, class is under an hour. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: 978-798-0048. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, April 9, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, April 9, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Time

Black Mountain Library Toddler Times are lively interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Black Mountain. Thursday, April 9, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Enka-Candler. Thursday, April 9, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Baby Story Time

Leicester Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Leicester. Thursday, April 9, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Thursday, April 9, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

#YourStoryMatters- Librarian tested activities to make social distancing easier

If you're looking for a fun project to do with materials you already have at home, check out what Buncombe County librarians have planned! Every day, Monday through Friday, we'll post an AM and a PM activity to the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page at 11 AM and 2 PM, followed with examples of what we've made for the activity. All of the activities are kid, adult, and family friendly. We know how creative and talented all of you are, we want to see what you made as well, so send images of your creations back to us in the comments on Facebook. When the libraries are open again, we'll make a chapter book with all of the images we've gathered throughout this pandemic. The book will be on display at each of our Buncombe County Public Libraries. Creativity and community will get us through this and we'll have a book to prove it! Be a part of it! Remember to read, write, and create something every day! #yourstorymatters Hopefully, social distancing and self quarantine just got a little easier. We're in… Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: All Libraries. Thursday, April 9, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time

Swannanoa Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Swannanoa. Thursday, April 9, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Baby Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Thursday, April 9, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Time

Weaverville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Weaverville. Thursday, April 9, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time

West Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: West Asheville. Thursday, April 9, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Tech Tutors session #4

Enka-Candler Library Confused about your computer? Need help with your tablet, smartphone, or e-reader? Sign up for a 30 minute session with a tech-savvy volunteer. Sign up for one of the available sessions here or call 828-250-4758 for more information. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Digital Literacy/Technology. Age Group: Adult. Library: Enka-Candler. Thursday, April 9, 2020, 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Film Noir Movie Series

North Asheville Library Join us every other Thursday for a screening and librarian-led discussion of four film noir classics! APRIL 9  - THE LADY FROM SHANGHAI APRIL 23 - MURDER, MY SWEET MAY 7 - OUT OF THE PAST MAY 21 - THE MALTESE FALCON. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Age Group: Adult. Library: North Asheville. Thursday, April 9, 2020, 3:00 PM – 5:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

ONLINE Spanish Conversation Group

Pack Memorial Library Visit the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page for the link to get into the group meeting! Looking to practice your Spanish Language skills? Come to the Spanish Conversation Group at Pack! The group meets once a week to practice their language skills and to help each other out when needed. Newcomers are always welcome. No registration is necessary. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, April 9, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Pajama Story Time

Pack Memorial Library A cozy evening story time designed for children ages 3-6, but all ages are welcome. Come in your pajamas if you wanna! Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4720. Email: jesse.figuera@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Family - (children of all ages). Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, April 9, 2020, 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Library Closed - Easter

All Public Library Closings Holiday Closing: All Buncombe County Public Libraries will be closed. Location: All Branch Locations. Phone: 828-250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Library: Black Mountain. East Asheville. Enka-Candler. Fairview. Leicester. North Asheville. Oakley / South Asheville. Pack Memorial. Skyland / South Buncombe. Swannanoa. Weaverville. West Asheville. Friday, April 10, 2020.

#YourStoryMatters- Librarian tested activities to make social distancing easier

If you're looking for a fun project to do with materials you already have at home, check out what Buncombe County librarians have planned! Every day, Monday through Friday, we'll post an AM and a PM activity to the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page at 11 AM and 2 PM, followed with examples of what we've made for the activity. All of the activities are kid, adult, and family friendly. We know how creative and talented all of you are, we want to see what you made as well, so send images of your creations back to us in the comments on Facebook. When the libraries are open again, we'll make a chapter book with all of the images we've gathered throughout this pandemic. The book will be on display at each of our Buncombe County Public Libraries. Creativity and community will get us through this and we'll have a book to prove it! Be a part of it! Remember to read, write, and create something every day! #yourstorymatters Hopefully, social distancing and self quarantine just got a little easier. We're in… Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: All Libraries. Friday, April 10, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Library Closed - Easter

All Public Library Closings Holiday Closing: All Buncombe County Public Libraries will be closed. Location: All Branch Locations. Phone: 828-250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Library: Black Mountain. East Asheville. Enka-Candler. Fairview. Leicester. North Asheville. Oakley / South Asheville. Pack Memorial. Skyland / South Buncombe. Swannanoa. Weaverville. West Asheville. Saturday, April 11, 2020.

#YourStoryMatters- Librarian tested activities to make social distancing easier

If you're looking for a fun project to do with materials you already have at home, check out what Buncombe County librarians have planned! Every day, Monday through Friday, we'll post an AM and a PM activity to the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page at 11 AM and 2 PM, followed with examples of what we've made for the activity. All of the activities are kid, adult, and family friendly. We know how creative and talented all of you are, we want to see what you made as well, so send images of your creations back to us in the comments on Facebook. When the libraries are open again, we'll make a chapter book with all of the images we've gathered throughout this pandemic. The book will be on display at each of our Buncombe County Public Libraries. Creativity and community will get us through this and we'll have a book to prove it! Be a part of it! Remember to read, write, and create something every day! #yourstorymatters Hopefully, social distancing and self quarantine just got a little easier. We're in… Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: All Libraries. Saturday, April 11, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

CANCELED - Baby Story Time

Weaverville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Weaverville. Saturday, April 11, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

#YourStoryMatters- Librarian tested activities to make social distancing easier

If you're looking for a fun project to do with materials you already have at home, check out what Buncombe County librarians have planned! Every day, Monday through Friday, we'll post an AM and a PM activity to the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page at 11 AM and 2 PM, followed with examples of what we've made for the activity. All of the activities are kid, adult, and family friendly. We know how creative and talented all of you are, we want to see what you made as well, so send images of your creations back to us in the comments on Facebook. When the libraries are open again, we'll make a chapter book with all of the images we've gathered throughout this pandemic. The book will be on display at each of our Buncombe County Public Libraries. Creativity and community will get us through this and we'll have a book to prove it! Be a part of it! Remember to read, write, and create something every day! #yourstorymatters Hopefully, social distancing and self quarantine just got a little easier. We're in… Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: All Libraries. Sunday, April 12, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

CANCELED - Tax Help at the Library

Pack Memorial Library AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the I.R.S, N.C. Dept. of Revenue, Buncombe County Library System and Council on Aging, Inc. will again offer free tax preparations for low and moderate income taxpayers, with special attention to those age 60 and older. Both Federal and N.C. State tax returns will be electronically filed for safe and accurate preparation with faster refunds. Pack Library - Tax help will be Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at Pack Memorial Library starting February 1. There will be no Saturday tax help on March 14, and Saturday tax help will end April 4. Tax help starts at 10am and ends at 3pm. Black Mountain Library – There will be tax help at the Black Mountain Library starting March 5 and ending April 9. Tax help at Black Mountain starts at 9am and ends at 3pm. Taxpayers should bring the following documents: • Photo I.D. for taxpayer and spouse • Social Security cards or equivalent for all taxpayers and dependents • Copy of last year’s tax return • Proof of health… Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Tax Help. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Monday, April 13, 2020, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Pack Memorial. Monday, April 13, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Baby Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Monday, April 13, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

#YourStoryMatters- Librarian tested activities to make social distancing easier

If you're looking for a fun project to do with materials you already have at home, check out what Buncombe County librarians have planned! Every day, Monday through Friday, we'll post an AM and a PM activity to the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page at 11 AM and 2 PM, followed with examples of what we've made for the activity. All of the activities are kid, adult, and family friendly. We know how creative and talented all of you are, we want to see what you made as well, so send images of your creations back to us in the comments on Facebook. When the libraries are open again, we'll make a chapter book with all of the images we've gathered throughout this pandemic. The book will be on display at each of our Buncombe County Public Libraries. Creativity and community will get us through this and we'll have a book to prove it! Be a part of it! Remember to read, write, and create something every day! #yourstorymatters Hopefully, social distancing and self quarantine just got a little easier. We're in… Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: All Libraries. Monday, April 13, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

CANCELED - Baby Story Time

West Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: West Asheville. Monday, April 13, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Baby Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 0-18 month-old set. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Baby Story Time

North Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: North Asheville. Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

#YourStoryMatters- Librarian tested activities to make social distancing easier

If you're looking for a fun project to do with materials you already have at home, check out what Buncombe County librarians have planned! Every day, Monday through Friday, we'll post an AM and a PM activity to the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page at 11 AM and 2 PM, followed with examples of what we've made for the activity. All of the activities are kid, adult, and family friendly. We know how creative and talented all of you are, we want to see what you made as well, so send images of your creations back to us in the comments on Facebook. When the libraries are open again, we'll make a chapter book with all of the images we've gathered throughout this pandemic. The book will be on display at each of our Buncombe County Public Libraries. Creativity and community will get us through this and we'll have a book to prove it! Be a part of it! Remember to read, write, and create something every day! #yourstorymatters Hopefully, social distancing and self quarantine just got a little easier. We're in… Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: All Libraries. Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time

Weaverville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Weaverville. Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Baby Story Time

Black Mountain Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Black Mountain. Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Book Discussion Group

Leicester Library This month we're reading two books: To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee. The Leicester Library Book Discussion Group meets the second Tuesday of each month at 1 pm. Newcomers welcome! Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Adult. Library: Leicester. Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Storytime & Art

West Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. The Asheville Art Museum will be here for a special art project after storytime. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: West Asheville. Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Fairview Library Dungeons & Dragons Club

Fairview Library Epic adventure awaits with the Fairview Library Dungeons & Dragons Club! Join us for a special installment of the Fairview Library Dungeons & Dragons Club to be played online on ROLL20.NET.  Players will need: a computer with audio/video capabilities (most laptops have this built it) , a strong and secure internet connection , an account on ROLL20.NET (accounts are free and easy to set up) Registrants will be sent a link to follow prior to the start time. Just follow the link and you'll be in the game. (if you haven't registered with ROLL20 yet, you will be prompted to do so at this time) Options for character creation: follow the link at least 30 minutes before the start of the game to allow for character creation , email me with your character idea and I will make you a great one , choose from a list of pre-generated characters I've made with our game in mind Open to players grades 6-12. SPACE IS LIMITED! Only the first 4 players to register will have a seat at the virtual table.… Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Other. Featured Event: Special Event. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Fairview. Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Stranger Than Fiction Documentary Film Series - Night 2: The Queen of Versailles (PG)

Enka-Candler Library Join us for the second in a series of documentaries featuring true stories so strange you would raise your eyebrows in disbelief if you read them in a novel. Florida billionaires David and Jackie Siegel are on top of the world in 2008. But in the midst of building their 90,000 square foot mansion, dubbed Versailles, the global recession hits, causing the Siegels to have to live in the real world of shopping at Wal-Mart and driving their own cars. Can they survive life as regular people? Free. Sponsored by the Enka-Candler Friends of the Library. Other upcoming titles in this series: Catfish (PG-13) - Tuesday, May 12. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Age Group: Adult. Library: Enka-Candler. Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Spinning Yarns knitting and crochet drop in group

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Beginners can learn a basic pattern. Those with experience are welcome to work on a project and share your knowledge. Supplies will be available for beginners. Come and "spin some yarn" at the library. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Librarian Led Book Club

Pack Memorial Library In April, we'll be discussing "Just Kids" by Patti Smith. Books are available to be picked up at Pack Memorial Library. You can also reserve a copy at ncdigital.overdrive.com or on the Libby App. Newcomers are always welcome. We'll be meeting in our activities room downstairs. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Literature. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Tax Help at the Library

Pack Memorial Library AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the I.R.S, N.C. Dept. of Revenue, Buncombe County Library System and Council on Aging, Inc. will again offer free tax preparations for low and moderate income taxpayers, with special attention to those age 60 and older. Both Federal and N.C. State tax returns will be electronically filed for safe and accurate preparation with faster refunds. Pack Library - Tax help will be Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at Pack Memorial Library starting February 1. There will be no Saturday tax help on March 14, and Saturday tax help will end April 4. Tax help starts at 10am and ends at 3pm. Black Mountain Library – There will be tax help at the Black Mountain Library starting March 5 and ending April 9. Tax help at Black Mountain starts at 9am and ends at 3pm. Taxpayers should bring the following documents: • Photo I.D. for taxpayer and spouse • Social Security cards or equivalent for all taxpayers and dependents • Copy of last year’s tax return • Proof of health… Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Tax Help. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Time

North Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: North Asheville. Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time

Black Mountain Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Black Mountain. Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Enka-Candler. Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time

Leicester Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Leicester. Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

#YourStoryMatters- Librarian tested activities to make social distancing easier

If you're looking for a fun project to do with materials you already have at home, check out what Buncombe County librarians have planned! Every day, Monday through Friday, we'll post an AM and a PM activity to the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page at 11 AM and 2 PM, followed with examples of what we've made for the activity. All of the activities are kid, adult, and family friendly. We know how creative and talented all of you are, we want to see what you made as well, so send images of your creations back to us in the comments on Facebook. When the libraries are open again, we'll make a chapter book with all of the images we've gathered throughout this pandemic. The book will be on display at each of our Buncombe County Public Libraries. Creativity and community will get us through this and we'll have a book to prove it! Be a part of it! Remember to read, write, and create something every day! #yourstorymatters Hopefully, social distancing and self quarantine just got a little easier. We're in… Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: All Libraries. Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

CANCELED - Tiny Tots Yoga Spring

Swannanoa Library Tiny Tots Yoga is for babies and toddlers (crawling to 2 years) with a caregiver (parent, friend or guardian). This is a highly active, playful class with songs and music that integrate breathing, mindfulness and yoga exercise. Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Swannanoa. Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time

North Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: North Asheville. Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Baby Story Time

Weaverville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Weaverville. Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Time

West Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: West Asheville. Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Afternoon Book Group

Black Mountain Library Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Literature. Age Group: Adult. Library: Black Mountain. Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Time

Swannanoa Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Swannanoa. Thursday, April 16, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Tai Chi (tailored for Veterans, open to Everyone)

Pack Memorial Library - Build Strength, Balance, and Coordination to Prevent Falls - Relieve Stress, Anxiety, and Depression for Well Being - Connect with other Veterans and Join the Family Tai Chi is taught by Dr. Adam Potts, PT. Adam is a former US Marine who served 2 tours in Iraq. He is now a Doctor of Physical Therapy and Tai Chi Instructor. - Program tailored toward Veterans, but all adults are welcome. - Registration is required. - Parking garage free for first hour, class is under an hour. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: 978-798-0048. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, April 16, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, April 16, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Time

Black Mountain Library Toddler Times are lively interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Black Mountain. Thursday, April 16, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Enka-Candler. Thursday, April 16, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Baby Story Time

Leicester Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Leicester. Thursday, April 16, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Story Time and Art- with the Asheville Art Museum

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Thursday, April 16, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

#YourStoryMatters- Librarian tested activities to make social distancing easier

If you're looking for a fun project to do with materials you already have at home, check out what Buncombe County librarians have planned! Every day, Monday through Friday, we'll post an AM and a PM activity to the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page at 11 AM and 2 PM, followed with examples of what we've made for the activity. All of the activities are kid, adult, and family friendly. We know how creative and talented all of you are, we want to see what you made as well, so send images of your creations back to us in the comments on Facebook. When the libraries are open again, we'll make a chapter book with all of the images we've gathered throughout this pandemic. The book will be on display at each of our Buncombe County Public Libraries. Creativity and community will get us through this and we'll have a book to prove it! Be a part of it! Remember to read, write, and create something every day! #yourstorymatters Hopefully, social distancing and self quarantine just got a little easier. We're in… Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: All Libraries. Thursday, April 16, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time

Swannanoa Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Swannanoa. Thursday, April 16, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Strolling Through History

Pack Memorial Library Have you ever wanted to feel like a tourist in your hometown? Maybe you just have some burning questions about the history of a building or two... Join a North Carolina Room Librarian on this series of walks through Downtown Asheville! These short, informative tours are suitable for people of all ages. On each tour you'll learn something new about the people, events, and architecture that have made the history of Asheville so vibrant and interesting. Each walk is designed with accessibility in mind, so that everyone will have the opportunity to join us. ***Space is limited!***  Please Register.  April- Battery Hill (Meet at the Library) May-Wall St. (Meet at the Iron) June- Haywood St. (Meet at the Library) July- Pack Square (Meet at the Vance Monument) August- The Block (Meet outside the fire station) September- Pritchard Park/Patton Ave. (Meet at Pritchard Park). Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4740. Email: packnc@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Informational. Local History & Genealogy. Story Telling. Other. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). School Age - (grades K-5). Teen - (grades 6-12). Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, April 16, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Baby Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Thursday, April 16, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Time

Weaverville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Weaverville. Thursday, April 16, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time

West Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: West Asheville. Thursday, April 16, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Tech Tutors session #4

Enka-Candler Library Confused about your computer? Need help with your tablet, smartphone, or e-reader? Sign up for a 30 minute session with a tech-savvy volunteer. Sign up for one of the available sessions here or call 828-250-4758 for more information. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Digital Literacy/Technology. Age Group: Adult. Library: Enka-Candler. Thursday, April 16, 2020, 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Friends of the South Buncombe Library Book Club: Straight Man by Richard Russo

Skyland / South Buncombe Library This month's selection is Straight Man by Richard Russo. Please join us! Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Adult. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Thursday, April 16, 2020, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

ONLINE Spanish Conversation Group

Pack Memorial Library Visit the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page for the link to get into the group meeting! Looking to practice your Spanish Language skills? Come to the Spanish Conversation Group at Pack! The group meets once a week to practice their language skills and to help each other out when needed. Newcomers are always welcome. No registration is necessary. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, April 16, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Pajama Story Time

Pack Memorial Library A cozy evening story time designed for children ages 3-6, but all ages are welcome. Come in your pajamas if you wanna! Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4720. Email: jesse.figuera@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Family - (children of all ages). Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, April 16, 2020, 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

#YourStoryMatters- Librarian tested activities to make social distancing easier

If you're looking for a fun project to do with materials you already have at home, check out what Buncombe County librarians have planned! Every day, Monday through Friday, we'll post an AM and a PM activity to the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page at 11 AM and 2 PM, followed with examples of what we've made for the activity. All of the activities are kid, adult, and family friendly. We know how creative and talented all of you are, we want to see what you made as well, so send images of your creations back to us in the comments on Facebook. When the libraries are open again, we'll make a chapter book with all of the images we've gathered throughout this pandemic. The book will be on display at each of our Buncombe County Public Libraries. Creativity and community will get us through this and we'll have a book to prove it! Be a part of it! Remember to read, write, and create something every day! #yourstorymatters Hopefully, social distancing and self quarantine just got a little easier. We're in… Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: All Libraries. Friday, April 17, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

ONLINE Mixed Level Pilates Mat Class w/ Cisco Pilates

Fairview Library April's Library Pilates class will be taught online via zoom. Sign up is required to attend this class. You can sign up here:  https://ciscopilates.as.me/free-pilates-mat-class Thanks! Learn the fundamentals of Pilates, or for those who are already experienced, deepen your practice in this mixed level class. We will target the level of class to who is there, so everyone is equally challenged. Pilates is a whole body workout where you find strength, stretch, and control. Expect to do a lot of abdominal strengthening, as well as hips, upper back, arms, and legs. Pilates is for every BODY...no matter your age, gender, or physical ability. We will make it work for you! Bring your own mat (a thick mat is better if you have one), and a small towel. Alexis Miller is a certified Classical Pilates instructor and owner of Cisco Pilates. Alexis began studying Pilates in 2002 at Connecticut College, and continued her practice at the Pilates Center of San Francisco, and Metropolitan Pilates in Seattle… Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Other. Age Group: Adult. Library: Fairview. Friday, April 17, 2020, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Book-to-Movie Program

West Asheville Library Friends of the West Asheville Library will be presenting Bringing Out the Dead on Friday, April 17th at 3:00 pm. The film is rated R and approximately 2 hours long. An extremely burned-out Manhattan ambulance paramedic, haunted by the ghosts of patients he couldn't save, struggles to maintain his sanity over three fraught and turbulent nights while dealing with the madness of New York City's Hell's Kitchen in the early 1990s. Starring Nicolas Cage, Patricia Arquette, John Goodman, Ving Rhames, Marc Anthony​ and Tom Sizemore, this film is directed by Martin Scorsese and based upon the novel by Joe Connelly. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Age Group: Adult. Library: West Asheville. Friday, April 17, 2020, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Reading with JR The Therapy Dog

North Asheville Library Come practice your reading with J.R. certified therapy dog and amazing listener. Kid readers up to age 12 can sign up for 15 minute sessions. Stop by the library to register or call 828-250-4752. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). School Age - (grades K-5). Library: North Asheville. Friday, April 17, 2020, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - The Mountain Minor Film (at White Horse Black Mountain)

Black Mountain Library The Mountain Minor documentary will be shown at White Horse Black Mountain. This film explores Appalachian culture through its music. Live music will enhance this screening. Purchase tickets at:  whitehorseblackmountain.com $6 student, $12 advanced, $15 at the door. Limited free tickets may be available for those in need. Contact the library for more details.  828-250-4756. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Film Screening. Local History & Genealogy. Music. Performance. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: Black Mountain. Friday, April 17, 2020, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Sowing Circle: Easy Vegetables

Black Mountain Library Join Chris DeWitt with Kanuga Conference Center as he introduces us to easy garden vegetables. All Sowing Circle events are FREE and open to the public. Sponsored by The Friends of the Black Mountain Library, in partnership with Buncombe Extension Master Gardeners. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Informational. Age Group: Adult. Library: Black Mountain. Saturday, April 18, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, April 18, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

#YourStoryMatters- Librarian tested activities to make social distancing easier

If you're looking for a fun project to do with materials you already have at home, check out what Buncombe County librarians have planned! Every day, Monday through Friday, we'll post an AM and a PM activity to the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page at 11 AM and 2 PM, followed with examples of what we've made for the activity. All of the activities are kid, adult, and family friendly. We know how creative and talented all of you are, we want to see what you made as well, so send images of your creations back to us in the comments on Facebook. When the libraries are open again, we'll make a chapter book with all of the images we've gathered throughout this pandemic. The book will be on display at each of our Buncombe County Public Libraries. Creativity and community will get us through this and we'll have a book to prove it! Be a part of it! Remember to read, write, and create something every day! #yourstorymatters Hopefully, social distancing and self quarantine just got a little easier. We're in… Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: All Libraries. Saturday, April 18, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Oral History training for Community Members

Pack Memorial Library Join UNC Asheville history professor, Dr. Sarah M. Judson, for an introduction to gathering oral histories. Participants will learn the basics of conducting these types of interviews including best practices, ethics, and more. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: 8282504740. Email: katherine.cutshall@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Local History & Genealogy. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, April 18, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.

CANCELED - Nonfiction Book Club: Girl in a Band by Kim Gordon

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Join us to discuss this month's selection Girl in a Band by Kim Gordon. Gordon’s career as a musician, artist, critic, performer, producer, and designer spanned the last truly hip era of downtown New York. The names and the nostalgia-for those who remember or who wish they did-are well worth the price of admission. (Booklist) Come explore the world with us through nonfiction! Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Saturday, April 18, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Baby Story Time

Weaverville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Weaverville. Saturday, April 18, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Watercolor Class with local artist Joan Doyle

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Watercolor Class with local artist Joan Doyle.  Class limited to 10 participants – teens over 15 and adults. No group sign ups please. All materials provided. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Classes. Age Group: Adult. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Saturday, April 18, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Appalachian Hollering & Ballads

Black Mountain Library Folklorist Saro Lynch-Thomason brings Appalachian history to life through farm hollering and mountain ballads. An old-fashioned ice cream social follows her performance. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Informational. Local History & Genealogy. Music. Performance. Story Telling. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: Black Mountain. Saturday, April 18, 2020, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

#YourStoryMatters- Librarian tested activities to make social distancing easier

If you're looking for a fun project to do with materials you already have at home, check out what Buncombe County librarians have planned! Every day, Monday through Friday, we'll post an AM and a PM activity to the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page at 11 AM and 2 PM, followed with examples of what we've made for the activity. All of the activities are kid, adult, and family friendly. We know how creative and talented all of you are, we want to see what you made as well, so send images of your creations back to us in the comments on Facebook. When the libraries are open again, we'll make a chapter book with all of the images we've gathered throughout this pandemic. The book will be on display at each of our Buncombe County Public Libraries. Creativity and community will get us through this and we'll have a book to prove it! Be a part of it! Remember to read, write, and create something every day! #yourstorymatters Hopefully, social distancing and self quarantine just got a little easier. We're in… Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: All Libraries. Sunday, April 19, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

CANCELED - CC Tillery Author Event

Black Mountain Library CC Tillery is the pseudonym for two sisters who wrote the story of their great aunt, Bessie Daniels Elliott, in the Appalachian Journey series. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Author Event. Local History & Genealogy. Age Group: Adult. Library: Black Mountain. Sunday, April 19, 2020, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Learn to Knit! Itch to Stitch: A Two Part Course

Weaverville Library Learn to knit and even knit a scarf!  This two part course takes place on Monday, March 30th and Monday, April 20th.  Participants must be at least 16 years old.  All supplies are provided but space is limited.  Call the Weaverville Library today to reserve your spot!  828 250-6482. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Informational. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Weaverville. Monday, April 20, 2020, 10:15 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Pack Memorial. Monday, April 20, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Baby Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Monday, April 20, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

#YourStoryMatters- Librarian tested activities to make social distancing easier

If you're looking for a fun project to do with materials you already have at home, check out what Buncombe County librarians have planned! Every day, Monday through Friday, we'll post an AM and a PM activity to the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page at 11 AM and 2 PM, followed with examples of what we've made for the activity. All of the activities are kid, adult, and family friendly. We know how creative and talented all of you are, we want to see what you made as well, so send images of your creations back to us in the comments on Facebook. When the libraries are open again, we'll make a chapter book with all of the images we've gathered throughout this pandemic. The book will be on display at each of our Buncombe County Public Libraries. Creativity and community will get us through this and we'll have a book to prove it! Be a part of it! Remember to read, write, and create something every day! #yourstorymatters Hopefully, social distancing and self quarantine just got a little easier. We're in… Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: All Libraries. Monday, April 20, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

CANCELED - Baby Story Time

West Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: West Asheville. Monday, April 20, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Jazz Hour at Pack

Pack Memorial Library Jazz Hour is back at Pack! Join us once a month for the free hour of jazz presented by composer and Steinway pianist, Michael Jefry Stevens. Each month he will bring in new guest musicians, local and from around the country, to perform a free concert in our auditorium downstairs. Program is free to attend and no ticket is required. All ages are welcome. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Music. Performance. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Monday, April 20, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 0-18 month-old set. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Baby Story Time

North Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: North Asheville. Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

#YourStoryMatters- Librarian tested activities to make social distancing easier

If you're looking for a fun project to do with materials you already have at home, check out what Buncombe County librarians have planned! Every day, Monday through Friday, we'll post an AM and a PM activity to the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page at 11 AM and 2 PM, followed with examples of what we've made for the activity. All of the activities are kid, adult, and family friendly. We know how creative and talented all of you are, we want to see what you made as well, so send images of your creations back to us in the comments on Facebook. When the libraries are open again, we'll make a chapter book with all of the images we've gathered throughout this pandemic. The book will be on display at each of our Buncombe County Public Libraries. Creativity and community will get us through this and we'll have a book to prove it! Be a part of it! Remember to read, write, and create something every day! #yourstorymatters Hopefully, social distancing and self quarantine just got a little easier. We're in… Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: All Libraries. Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time

Weaverville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Weaverville. Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Baby Story Time

Black Mountain Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Black Mountain. Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Preschool Storytime

West Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: West Asheville. Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Fairview Library Dungeons & Dragons Club

Fairview Library Epic adventure awaits with the Fairview Library Dungeons & Dragons Club! Join us for a special installment of the Fairview Library Dungeons & Dragons Club to be played online on ROLL20.NET.  Players will need: a computer with audio/video capabilities (most laptops have this built it) , a strong and secure internet connection , an account on ROLL20.NET (accounts are free and easy to set up) Registrants will be sent a link to follow prior to the start time. Just follow the link and you'll be in the game. (if you haven't registered with ROLL20 yet, you will be prompted to do so at this time) Options for character creation: follow the link at least 30 minutes before the start of the game to allow for character creation , email me with your character idea and I will make you a great one , choose from a list of pre-generated characters I've made with our game in mind Open to players grades 6-12. SPACE IS LIMITED! Only the first 4 players to register will have a seat at the virtual table.… Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Other. Featured Event: Special Event. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Fairview. Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Mystery Book Club

Black Mountain Library Mystery Book Club meets the third Tuesday of each month. Join a group of sleuths who love talking about the mystery genre. This month, we'll be discussing Don't You Cry, by Mary Kubica. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Author Event. Book Club. Literature. Age Group: Adult. Library: Black Mountain. Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

ONLINE Book Club: The River by Peter Heller

Fairview Library We will be discussing The River by Peter Heller via Zoom. "The story of two college friends on a wilderness canoe trip—of a friendship tested by fire, white water, and violence." Email jaime.mcdowell@buncombecounty.org if you would like to join our discussion. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Adult. Library: Fairview. Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Time

North Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: North Asheville. Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time

Black Mountain Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Black Mountain. Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Enka-Candler. Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time

Leicester Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Leicester. Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

#YourStoryMatters- Librarian tested activities to make social distancing easier

If you're looking for a fun project to do with materials you already have at home, check out what Buncombe County librarians have planned! Every day, Monday through Friday, we'll post an AM and a PM activity to the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page at 11 AM and 2 PM, followed with examples of what we've made for the activity. All of the activities are kid, adult, and family friendly. We know how creative and talented all of you are, we want to see what you made as well, so send images of your creations back to us in the comments on Facebook. When the libraries are open again, we'll make a chapter book with all of the images we've gathered throughout this pandemic. The book will be on display at each of our Buncombe County Public Libraries. Creativity and community will get us through this and we'll have a book to prove it! Be a part of it! Remember to read, write, and create something every day! #yourstorymatters Hopefully, social distancing and self quarantine just got a little easier. We're in… Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: All Libraries. Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

CANCELED - Tiny Tots Yoga Spring

Swannanoa Library Tiny Tots Yoga is for babies and toddlers (crawling to 2 years) with a caregiver (parent, friend or guardian). This is a highly active, playful class with songs and music that integrate breathing, mindfulness and yoga exercise. Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Swannanoa. Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time

North Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: North Asheville. Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Baby Story Time

Weaverville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Weaverville. Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Time

West Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: West Asheville. Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Time

Swannanoa Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Swannanoa. Thursday, April 23, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Tai Chi (tailored for Veterans, open to Everyone)

Pack Memorial Library - Build Strength, Balance, and Coordination to Prevent Falls - Relieve Stress, Anxiety, and Depression for Well Being - Connect with other Veterans and Join the Family Tai Chi is taught by Dr. Adam Potts, PT. Adam is a former US Marine who served 2 tours in Iraq. He is now a Doctor of Physical Therapy and Tai Chi Instructor. - Program tailored toward Veterans, but all adults are welcome. - Registration is required. - Parking garage free for first hour, class is under an hour. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: 978-798-0048. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, April 23, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, April 23, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Time

Black Mountain Library Toddler Times are lively interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Black Mountain. Thursday, April 23, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Enka-Candler. Thursday, April 23, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Baby Story Time

Leicester Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Leicester. Thursday, April 23, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Thursday, April 23, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

#YourStoryMatters- Librarian tested activities to make social distancing easier

If you're looking for a fun project to do with materials you already have at home, check out what Buncombe County librarians have planned! Every day, Monday through Friday, we'll post an AM and a PM activity to the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page at 11 AM and 2 PM, followed with examples of what we've made for the activity. All of the activities are kid, adult, and family friendly. We know how creative and talented all of you are, we want to see what you made as well, so send images of your creations back to us in the comments on Facebook. When the libraries are open again, we'll make a chapter book with all of the images we've gathered throughout this pandemic. The book will be on display at each of our Buncombe County Public Libraries. Creativity and community will get us through this and we'll have a book to prove it! Be a part of it! Remember to read, write, and create something every day! #yourstorymatters Hopefully, social distancing and self quarantine just got a little easier. We're in… Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: All Libraries. Thursday, April 23, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time

Swannanoa Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Swannanoa. Thursday, April 23, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Thursday, April 23, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Time

Weaverville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Weaverville. Thursday, April 23, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time

West Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: West Asheville. Thursday, April 23, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Film Noir Movie Series

North Asheville Library Join us every other Thursday for a screening and librarian-led discussion of four film noir classics! APRIL 9  - THE LADY FROM SHANGHAI APRIL 23 - MURDER, MY SWEET MAY 7 - OUT OF THE PAST MAY 21 - THE MALTESE FALCON. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Age Group: Adult. Library: North Asheville. Thursday, April 23, 2020, 3:00 PM – 5:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

ONLINE Spanish Conversation Group

Pack Memorial Library Visit the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page for the link to get into the group meeting! Looking to practice your Spanish Language skills? Come to the Spanish Conversation Group at Pack! The group meets once a week to practice their language skills and to help each other out when needed. Newcomers are always welcome. No registration is necessary. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, April 23, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Pajama Story Time

Pack Memorial Library A cozy evening story time designed for children ages 3-6, but all ages are welcome. Come in your pajamas if you wanna! Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4720. Email: jesse.figuera@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Family - (children of all ages). Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, April 23, 2020, 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

#YourStoryMatters- Librarian tested activities to make social distancing easier

If you're looking for a fun project to do with materials you already have at home, check out what Buncombe County librarians have planned! Every day, Monday through Friday, we'll post an AM and a PM activity to the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page at 11 AM and 2 PM, followed with examples of what we've made for the activity. All of the activities are kid, adult, and family friendly. We know how creative and talented all of you are, we want to see what you made as well, so send images of your creations back to us in the comments on Facebook. When the libraries are open again, we'll make a chapter book with all of the images we've gathered throughout this pandemic. The book will be on display at each of our Buncombe County Public Libraries. Creativity and community will get us through this and we'll have a book to prove it! Be a part of it! Remember to read, write, and create something every day! #yourstorymatters Hopefully, social distancing and self quarantine just got a little easier. We're in… Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: All Libraries. Friday, April 24, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

ONLINE Art Adventures for Kids

Fairview Library Art Adventures for Kids will be held online this month. Check back here for details as we get closer to the date. Yay! Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Exhibit. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Fairview. Friday, April 24, 2020, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Reading with JR The Therapy Dog

Enka-Candler Library Kids are invited to stop by between 4 & 5 pm on the 4th Friday of each month to practice their reading skills with a gentle, patient and adorable canine friend. J.R. is a certified therapy dog and he can't wait to meet the readers of the Enka-Candler community! No advance registration is required for the ENKA program. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Enka-Candler. Friday, April 24, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Leicester LEGO Builders

Leicester Library Meet builders & exhibit your Lego skills. Drop in, or stay the whole time. Ages 5 & up. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Leicester. Friday, April 24, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, April 25, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

#YourStoryMatters- Librarian tested activities to make social distancing easier

If you're looking for a fun project to do with materials you already have at home, check out what Buncombe County librarians have planned! Every day, Monday through Friday, we'll post an AM and a PM activity to the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page at 11 AM and 2 PM, followed with examples of what we've made for the activity. All of the activities are kid, adult, and family friendly. We know how creative and talented all of you are, we want to see what you made as well, so send images of your creations back to us in the comments on Facebook. When the libraries are open again, we'll make a chapter book with all of the images we've gathered throughout this pandemic. The book will be on display at each of our Buncombe County Public Libraries. Creativity and community will get us through this and we'll have a book to prove it! Be a part of it! Remember to read, write, and create something every day! #yourstorymatters Hopefully, social distancing and self quarantine just got a little easier. We're in… Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: All Libraries. Saturday, April 25, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

#YourStoryMatters- Librarian tested activities to make social distancing easier

If you're looking for a fun project to do with materials you already have at home, check out what Buncombe County librarians have planned! Every day, Monday through Friday, we'll post an AM and a PM activity to the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page at 11 AM and 2 PM, followed with examples of what we've made for the activity. All of the activities are kid, adult, and family friendly. We know how creative and talented all of you are, we want to see what you made as well, so send images of your creations back to us in the comments on Facebook. When the libraries are open again, we'll make a chapter book with all of the images we've gathered throughout this pandemic. The book will be on display at each of our Buncombe County Public Libraries. Creativity and community will get us through this and we'll have a book to prove it! Be a part of it! Remember to read, write, and create something every day! #yourstorymatters Hopefully, social distancing and self quarantine just got a little easier. We're in… Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: All Libraries. Sunday, April 26, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Preschool Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Pack Memorial. Monday, April 27, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Baby Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Monday, April 27, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

#YourStoryMatters- Librarian tested activities to make social distancing easier

If you're looking for a fun project to do with materials you already have at home, check out what Buncombe County librarians have planned! Every day, Monday through Friday, we'll post an AM and a PM activity to the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page at 11 AM and 2 PM, followed with examples of what we've made for the activity. All of the activities are kid, adult, and family friendly. We know how creative and talented all of you are, we want to see what you made as well, so send images of your creations back to us in the comments on Facebook. When the libraries are open again, we'll make a chapter book with all of the images we've gathered throughout this pandemic. The book will be on display at each of our Buncombe County Public Libraries. Creativity and community will get us through this and we'll have a book to prove it! Be a part of it! Remember to read, write, and create something every day! #yourstorymatters Hopefully, social distancing and self quarantine just got a little easier. We're in… Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: All Libraries. Monday, April 27, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

CANCELED - Baby Story Time

West Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: West Asheville. Monday, April 27, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Social Justice Book Club at Firestorm Books

Leicester Library Build relationships and build your understanding of social justice in this reading group sponsored by the Leicester Library! Monthly meetings alternate between the Leicester Library and Firestorm Books & Coffee, 610 Haywood Road. On April 27, we'll discuss Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward at Firestorm Books & Coffee. ​ You may check out the book from any BCPL branch, or purchase a copy at a discount from Firestorm. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: sarah.gransee@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Adult. Library: Leicester. Monday, April 27, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Preschoolers, We Love You!

Black Mountain Library Preschoolers, Get Ready!  Our yearly “Preschoolers We Love You” program is back and bigger and sillier than ever! This program is a book inspired musical revue especially designed for preschoolers, with puppets, dancing, stories, and other lighthearted fun.  The talented performers are drawn from the library staff across the county.  All shows are free, but space is limited. All school groups wanting to attend must call 250-4729 to make a reservation. Show times are: Tuesday, April 28th at the Black Mountain Library at 9:30 am Tuesday, April 28th at the Black Mountain Library at 10:45 am Wednesday, April 29th at the Enka-Candler Library at 9:30 am Wednesday, April 29th at the Enka-Candler Library at 10:45 am Thursday, April 30th at the Weaverville Library at 9:30 am Thursday, April 30th at the Weaverville Library at 10:45 am. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Music. Performance. Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Black Mountain. Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 0-18 month-old set. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Baby Story Time

North Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: North Asheville. Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

#YourStoryMatters- Librarian tested activities to make social distancing easier

If you're looking for a fun project to do with materials you already have at home, check out what Buncombe County librarians have planned! Every day, Monday through Friday, we'll post an AM and a PM activity to the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page at 11 AM and 2 PM, followed with examples of what we've made for the activity. All of the activities are kid, adult, and family friendly. We know how creative and talented all of you are, we want to see what you made as well, so send images of your creations back to us in the comments on Facebook. When the libraries are open again, we'll make a chapter book with all of the images we've gathered throughout this pandemic. The book will be on display at each of our Buncombe County Public Libraries. Creativity and community will get us through this and we'll have a book to prove it! Be a part of it! Remember to read, write, and create something every day! #yourstorymatters Hopefully, social distancing and self quarantine just got a little easier. We're in… Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: All Libraries. Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time

Weaverville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Weaverville. Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Graphic Novel Book Club

North Asheville Library Come join the Graphic Novel Book Club!  We'll come together at the North Asheville Library on the 4th Tuesday of every month at 3pm. We'll discuss the graphic novel of the month and create some related artwork!  Come by the North Asheville circulation desk to check out a copy of our current book of the month!  For ages 8-12. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Book Club. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: North Asheville. Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Preschool Storytime

West Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: West Asheville. Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Fairview Library Dungeons & Dragons Club

Fairview Library Epic adventure awaits with the Fairview Library Dungeons & Dragons Club! Join us for a special installment of the Fairview Library Dungeons & Dragons Club to be played online on ROLL20.NET.  Players will need: a computer with audio/video capabilities (most laptops have this built it) , a strong and secure internet connection , an account on ROLL20.NET (accounts are free and easy to set up) Registrants will be sent a link to follow prior to the start time. Just follow the link and you'll be in the game. (if you haven't registered with ROLL20 yet, you will be prompted to do so at this time) Options for character creation: follow the link at least 30 minutes before the start of the game to allow for character creation , email me with your character idea and I will make you a great one , choose from a list of pre-generated characters I've made with our game in mind Open to players grades 6-12. SPACE IS LIMITED! Only the first 4 players to register will have a seat at the virtual table.… Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Other. Featured Event: Special Event. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Fairview. Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tarheel Lightnin with Dan Pierce

Pack Memorial Library Join Dr. Dan Pierce, UNC Asheville's resident hillbilly, for a fun and informative talk about his latest work from UNC Press, Tarheel Lightnin'! This work explores the history of moonshine in North Carolina from the mountains to the coast and everywhere in between. Tarheel Lightnin' takes a look at women, African Americans, Native Americans, rich and poor, to discover how corn from a jar influenced their politics and daily lives. Learn more about this book in a recent write up from the Mountain Xpress: https://mountainx.com/news/new-book-chronicles-the-history-of-moonshine-in-north-carolina/. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4740. Email: packnc@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Author Event. Informational. Local History & Genealogy. Other. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Spinning Yarns knitting and crochet drop in group

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Beginners can learn a basic pattern. Those with experience are welcome to work on a project and share your knowledge. Supplies will be available for beginners. Come and "spin some yarn" at the library. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Preschoolers We Love You! 1st Show

Enka-Candler Library Preschoolers, Get Ready!  Our yearly “Preschoolers We Love You” program is back and bigger and sillier than ever! This program is a book inspired musical revue especially designed for preschoolers, with puppets, dancing, stories, and other lighthearted fun.  The talented performers are drawn from the library staff across the county.  All shows are free, but space is limited. All school groups wanting to attend must call 250-4729 to make a reservation. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Performance. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Enka-Candler. Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Time

North Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: North Asheville. Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time

Black Mountain Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Black Mountain. Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time

Leicester Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Leicester. Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Preschoolers We Love You! 2nd Show

Enka-Candler Library Preschoolers, Get Ready!  Our yearly “Preschoolers We Love You” program is back and bigger and sillier than ever! This program is a book inspired musical revue especially designed for preschoolers, with puppets, dancing, stories, and other lighthearted fun.  The talented performers are drawn from the library staff across the county.  All shows are free, but space is limited. All school groups wanting to attend must call 250-4729 to make a reservation. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Performance. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Enka-Candler. Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 10:45 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

#YourStoryMatters- Librarian tested activities to make social distancing easier

If you're looking for a fun project to do with materials you already have at home, check out what Buncombe County librarians have planned! Every day, Monday through Friday, we'll post an AM and a PM activity to the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page at 11 AM and 2 PM, followed with examples of what we've made for the activity. All of the activities are kid, adult, and family friendly. We know how creative and talented all of you are, we want to see what you made as well, so send images of your creations back to us in the comments on Facebook. When the libraries are open again, we'll make a chapter book with all of the images we've gathered throughout this pandemic. The book will be on display at each of our Buncombe County Public Libraries. Creativity and community will get us through this and we'll have a book to prove it! Be a part of it! Remember to read, write, and create something every day! #yourstorymatters Hopefully, social distancing and self quarantine just got a little easier. We're in… Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: All Libraries. Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

CANCELED - Tiny Tots Yoga Spring

Swannanoa Library Tiny Tots Yoga is for babies and toddlers (crawling to 2 years) with a caregiver (parent, friend or guardian). This is a highly active, playful class with songs and music that integrate breathing, mindfulness and yoga exercise. Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Swannanoa. Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time

North Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: North Asheville. Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Baby Story Time

Weaverville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Weaverville. Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Time

West Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: West Asheville. Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Dungeons & Dragons for Teens

Pack Memorial Library Join us for Dungeons & Dragons on the second Saturday of the month from 1-4pm, and last Wednesday of the month from 4-6pm. For ages 12 and up. This event is free, but registration is required. Please call the library to register at 250-4720. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Pack Memorial. Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Time

Swannanoa Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Swannanoa. Thursday, April 30, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Tai Chi (tailored for Veterans, open to Everyone)

Pack Memorial Library - Build Strength, Balance, and Coordination to Prevent Falls - Relieve Stress, Anxiety, and Depression for Well Being - Connect with other Veterans and Join the Family Tai Chi is taught by Dr. Adam Potts, PT. Adam is a former US Marine who served 2 tours in Iraq. He is now a Doctor of Physical Therapy and Tai Chi Instructor. - Program tailored toward Veterans, but all adults are welcome. - Registration is required. - Parking garage free for first hour, class is under an hour. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: 978-798-0048. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, April 30, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, April 30, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Time

Black Mountain Library Toddler Times are lively interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Black Mountain. Thursday, April 30, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Enka-Candler. Thursday, April 30, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Baby Story Time

Leicester Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Leicester. Thursday, April 30, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Thursday, April 30, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

#YourStoryMatters- Librarian tested activities to make social distancing easier

If you're looking for a fun project to do with materials you already have at home, check out what Buncombe County librarians have planned! Every day, Monday through Friday, we'll post an AM and a PM activity to the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page at 11 AM and 2 PM, followed with examples of what we've made for the activity. All of the activities are kid, adult, and family friendly. We know how creative and talented all of you are, we want to see what you made as well, so send images of your creations back to us in the comments on Facebook. When the libraries are open again, we'll make a chapter book with all of the images we've gathered throughout this pandemic. The book will be on display at each of our Buncombe County Public Libraries. Creativity and community will get us through this and we'll have a book to prove it! Be a part of it! Remember to read, write, and create something every day! #yourstorymatters Hopefully, social distancing and self quarantine just got a little easier. We're in… Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: All Libraries. Thursday, April 30, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time

Swannanoa Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Swannanoa. Thursday, April 30, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Thursday, April 30, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Toddler Story Time

Weaverville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Weaverville. Thursday, April 30, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time

West Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: West Asheville. Thursday, April 30, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

ONLINE Spanish Conversation Group

Pack Memorial Library Visit the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page for the link to get into the group meeting! Looking to practice your Spanish Language skills? Come to the Spanish Conversation Group at Pack! The group meets once a week to practice their language skills and to help each other out when needed. Newcomers are always welcome. No registration is necessary. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, April 30, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Pajama Story Time

Pack Memorial Library A cozy evening story time designed for children ages 3-6, but all ages are welcome. Come in your pajamas if you wanna! Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4720. Email: jesse.figuera@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Family - (children of all ages). Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, April 30, 2020, 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

#YourStoryMatters- Librarian tested activities to make social distancing easier

If you're looking for a fun project to do with materials you already have at home, check out what Buncombe County librarians have planned! Every day, Monday through Friday, we'll post an AM and a PM activity to the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page at 11 AM and 2 PM, followed with examples of what we've made for the activity. All of the activities are kid, adult, and family friendly. We know how creative and talented all of you are, we want to see what you made as well, so send images of your creations back to us in the comments on Facebook. When the libraries are open again, we'll make a chapter book with all of the images we've gathered throughout this pandemic. The book will be on display at each of our Buncombe County Public Libraries. Creativity and community will get us through this and we'll have a book to prove it! Be a part of it! Remember to read, write, and create something every day! #yourstorymatters Hopefully, social distancing and self quarantine just got a little easier. We're in… Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: All Libraries. Friday, May 1, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

CANCELED - Read with J.R. the Therapy Dog!

Skyland / South Buncombe Library The Skyland Library will host J.R. the Therapy Dog on the 1st Friday of each month. Kids are invited to stop by between 2:30-3:30 pm to practice their reading skills with a gentle, patient and adorable canine friend. J.R. is a certified therapy dog and he can't wait to meet you! Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Friday, May 1, 2020, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

LEGO Builders

Fairview Library LEGO fun for kids age 5-12. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Fairview. Friday, May 1, 2020, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

CANCELED - LEGO Builders' Club

Enka-Candler Library LEGO fun for kids age 5 and up. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Enka-Candler. Friday, May 1, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Sowing Circle: Gardening for Butterflies AND OUR ANNUAL PLANT EXCHANGE!

Black Mountain Library Master Gardener, Mary Alice Ramsey, shows us how to attract butterflies to our garden. Join us before the talk for our annual plant exchange outside on the library sidewalk!! All Sowing Circle events are FREE and open to the public. Sponsored by The Friends of the Black Mountain Library, in partnership with Buncombe Extension Master Gardeners. For more information:  828-250-4756 or @blmtlibrary. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Informational. Age Group: Adult. Library: Black Mountain. Saturday, May 2, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

LEGO Builders

Oakley / South Asheville Library Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Saturday, May 2, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Preschool Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, May 2, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

#YourStoryMatters- Librarian tested activities to make social distancing easier

If you're looking for a fun project to do with materials you already have at home, check out what Buncombe County librarians have planned! Every day, Monday through Friday, we'll post an AM and a PM activity to the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page at 11 AM and 2 PM, followed with examples of what we've made for the activity. All of the activities are kid, adult, and family friendly. We know how creative and talented all of you are, we want to see what you made as well, so send images of your creations back to us in the comments on Facebook. When the libraries are open again, we'll make a chapter book with all of the images we've gathered throughout this pandemic. The book will be on display at each of our Buncombe County Public Libraries. Creativity and community will get us through this and we'll have a book to prove it! Be a part of it! Remember to read, write, and create something every day! #yourstorymatters Hopefully, social distancing and self quarantine just got a little easier. We're in… Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: All Libraries. Saturday, May 2, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

CANCELED - Baby Story Time

Weaverville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Weaverville. Saturday, May 2, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

#YourStoryMatters- Librarian tested activities to make social distancing easier

If you're looking for a fun project to do with materials you already have at home, check out what Buncombe County librarians have planned! Every day, Monday through Friday, we'll post an AM and a PM activity to the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page at 11 AM and 2 PM, followed with examples of what we've made for the activity. All of the activities are kid, adult, and family friendly. We know how creative and talented all of you are, we want to see what you made as well, so send images of your creations back to us in the comments on Facebook. When the libraries are open again, we'll make a chapter book with all of the images we've gathered throughout this pandemic. The book will be on display at each of our Buncombe County Public Libraries. Creativity and community will get us through this and we'll have a book to prove it! Be a part of it! Remember to read, write, and create something every day! #yourstorymatters Hopefully, social distancing and self quarantine just got a little easier. We're in… Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: All Libraries. Sunday, May 3, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Preschool Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Pack Memorial. Monday, May 4, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Monday, May 4, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

#YourStoryMatters- Librarian tested activities to make social distancing easier

If you're looking for a fun project to do with materials you already have at home, check out what Buncombe County librarians have planned! Every day, Monday through Friday, we'll post an AM and a PM activity to the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page at 11 AM and 2 PM, followed with examples of what we've made for the activity. All of the activities are kid, adult, and family friendly. We know how creative and talented all of you are, we want to see what you made as well, so send images of your creations back to us in the comments on Facebook. When the libraries are open again, we'll make a chapter book with all of the images we've gathered throughout this pandemic. The book will be on display at each of our Buncombe County Public Libraries. Creativity and community will get us through this and we'll have a book to prove it! Be a part of it! Remember to read, write, and create something every day! #yourstorymatters Hopefully, social distancing and self quarantine just got a little easier. We're in… Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: All Libraries. Monday, May 4, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Baby Story Time

West Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: West Asheville. Monday, May 4, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 0-18 month-old set. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, May 5, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

North Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: North Asheville. Tuesday, May 5, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

#YourStoryMatters- Librarian tested activities to make social distancing easier

If you're looking for a fun project to do with materials you already have at home, check out what Buncombe County librarians have planned! Every day, Monday through Friday, we'll post an AM and a PM activity to the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page at 11 AM and 2 PM, followed with examples of what we've made for the activity. All of the activities are kid, adult, and family friendly. We know how creative and talented all of you are, we want to see what you made as well, so send images of your creations back to us in the comments on Facebook. When the libraries are open again, we'll make a chapter book with all of the images we've gathered throughout this pandemic. The book will be on display at each of our Buncombe County Public Libraries. Creativity and community will get us through this and we'll have a book to prove it! Be a part of it! Remember to read, write, and create something every day! #yourstorymatters Hopefully, social distancing and self quarantine just got a little easier. We're in… Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: All Libraries. Tuesday, May 5, 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Baby Story Time

Fairview Library Baby StoryTime is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Fairview. Tuesday, May 5, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Preschool Story Time

Weaverville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Weaverville. Tuesday, May 5, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

CANCELED - Baby Story Time

Black Mountain Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Black Mountain. Tuesday, May 5, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Storytime

West Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: West Asheville. Tuesday, May 5, 2020, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.