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Quilting Bee

East Asheville Library Quilters of all ages welcome. Bring your own sewing machine and project or work on a community project. Snacks not provided, but we encourage you to bring a bag lunch. Drop in any time to participate! Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Age Group: Adult. Library: East Asheville. Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 3 Avon Road, Asheville, NC 28805. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Fairview Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and activities. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Fairview. Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Hora Del Cuento - Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Join us for a bilingual hora del cuento (story time)!  We'll share books, rhymes, and songs in Spanish and in English--fun for the whole family. 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: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Lunch & Learn- Anxiety: Calming the Anxious Mind presented by Vaya Health

Enka-Candler Library Anxiety can be a debilitating force in life- at times, so debilitating that it interferes with the ability to manage one's own activities of daily living. When this happens, it's important to know that there are supports available to treat and assist management of symptoms. This curriculum focuses on different types of anxiety disorders and specifically details ones more commonly seen in older adults and interventions available to assist calming the anxious mind. Sign up here: register on this calendar for May 24, 1 PM vayahealth.com/calendar or call the library at 250-4758. Program is free and welcome to everyone. We will be meeting in the community room. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Informational. Age Group: Adult. Library: Enka-Candler. Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

LEGO Builders Club

Pack Memorial Library Come down the Pack Memorial Library and play with LEGOs! Show off your building skills and make new friends with other LEGO maniacs. Please leave your personal LEGOs at home, because we've got plenty. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: STEM/STEAM. Family Fun. Other. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Weaverville Library Join us for a lively language enrichment story time designed for children ages 4 to 18 months. 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. Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Fresh Water Fact or Myth? with the WNC Nature Center

Enka-Candler Library Play the game "Fact or Myth?" with fresh water animal biofacts! The biofacts will include animals like frogs, otters, beavers, and salamanders. Participants will get to touch these biofacts as they play the Fact or Myth game. . Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: STEM/STEAM. Summer Reading Programs. Performance. Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Enka-Candler. Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 4:30 PM – 5:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Using Native Plants in the Landscape: A Gardening Program with Shinna Black (LIVE in the community room!)

Fairview Library LIVE! IN PERSON!  AT THE LIBRARY! Join Shinnah Black from Fairview's The Garden Spot for this exciting and informative gardening program on using native plants in landscaping. This program will be presented (in person!) in the Community Room at the Fairview Library and will include a Question and Answer period. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.  No advance registration is needed. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Informational. Age Group: Adult. Library: Fairview. Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Black Mountain Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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, May 25, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed 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. Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Weaverville Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Weaverville. Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

West Asheville Library Book Discussion--The House in the Cerulean Sea

West Asheville Library Notice - Description: We will be discussing The House in the Cerulean Sea by T. J. Klune. This in-person discussion is limited to 10 people. Pre-registration is required. Please email sherry.roane@buncombecounty.org to register. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Adult. Library: West Asheville. Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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. Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

"Get to Know Enka-Candler" series presents: "Get to Know your Enka-Candler Tailgate Market Vendors!"

Enka-Candler Library We're so excited about our new program series where you can meet and greet the talented, crafty, creative, skilled folks in our Enka-Candler community! As a kick off to our "Get to Know Enka-Candler" series we're inviting the vendors from the Enka-Candler Tailgate Market to the Library. Do you know where your food, flowers, and crafts come from? Do you know how they're grown or made? Want to come to a program where you learn about vegetables, honey bees, Alpacas and more!? Want to know a friendly face behind the items that sustain you or when you treat yourself? If you answered yes, join us in the library community room. No registration necessary. All ages are welcome. *We're always looking for nominations and folks in our community who are interested in giving a presentation about what they do. Send us an email or program proposal and we'll be in touch! write to: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Community Meetings. Informational. Family Fun. Performance. Story Telling. Age Group: Adult. Family - (children of all ages). Library: Enka-Candler. Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Swannanoa Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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, May 26, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Fairview Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Fairview. Thursday, May 26, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Leicester Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Leicester. Thursday, May 26, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

West Asheville Library Book Discussion--The House in the Cerulean Sea

West Asheville Library Notice - Description: We will be discussing The House in the Cerulean Sea by T. J. Klune. This in-person discussion is limited to 10 people. Pre-registration is required. Please email sherry.roane@buncombecounty.org to register. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Adult. Library: West Asheville. Thursday, May 26, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Leicester Library Giving Garden workday in the garden

Leicester Library Come help get the garden ready as the growing season rapidly approaches!! All are welcome. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Community Meetings. Age Group: Adult. Library: Leicester. Thursday, May 26, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Black Experience Book Club

East Asheville Library Our May title will be Love, by Toni Morrison. To register for this event and receive the link, please click "sign up." WHERE TO FIND THE BOOK AT THE LIBRARY Call your local Buncombe County Public Library or visit buncombecounty.org/library to reserve your copy online. , , AT THE YMI Call 828-257-4540 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Thursday or email angela@ymiculturalcenter.org to check availability. , , DISCLAIMER: While Buncombe County has taken steps to protect this video-teleconferencing (VTC) session from unwanted intrusions (such as “Zoom-bombings”), it cannot guarantee the absence of such an intrusion, disruption, or other negative event from this VTC session. By participating in this VTC session, you, on behalf of yourself and any minors participating under your supervision, hereby release Buncombe County, its principals, agents, employees, and volunteers from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions or rights of action, which are related to, arise out of, or are in any way connected… Phone: (828) 250-4738. Event Type: Book Club. Online Programs. Age Group: Adult. Library: East Asheville. All Libraries. Thursday, May 26, 2022, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

North Asheville Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed 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. Friday, May 27, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Join us for a lively language enrichment story time designed for children ages 4 to 18 months. 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. Friday, May 27, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Hora Del Cuento - Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Join us for a bilingual hora del cuento (story time)!  We'll share books, rhymes, and songs in Spanish and in English--fun for the whole family. 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: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Friday, May 27, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

East Asheville Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and activities. Location: East Asheville Library - 3 Avon Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: East Asheville. Saturday, May 28, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Leicester Library Join us for a lively language enrichment story time designed for children ages 4 to 18 months. 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. Saturday, May 28, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

West Asheville Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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. Saturday, May 28, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tiny Tots Yoga

Swannanoa Library Saturdays at 11-11:45  May 28 June 11 & 25 July 9 & 23 August 6 & 20  Outdoors in Grovemont Park unless it's raining. Bring yoga mats--they are not provided. Limited numbers on rainy days, indoors at Swannanoa Library. Please come early to get a  place in our activity room. Caregivers must be present during the event.  Brandon Hudson is a trained yoga instructor. Notice - Description: Join Ms. Brandon for a fun mix of toddler yoga, songs and stories! Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Family Fun. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Swannanoa. Saturday, May 28, 2022, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Hand Dye Workshop with Flowstate Artist in Residence Melvin AC Howell

East Asheville Library Free! For ages 12 and up. Space and materials are limited. Registration required. Call or sign up at the front desk at the East Asheville Public Library. 828-250-4738 May Flowstate artist in residence Melvin AC Howell is a choreographer and creative director. He travels the world teaching dance and performing, but currently teaches and offers lessons here in Asheville. He has dedicated his digital art brand, Tiny Home Big Movement, to ending homelessness in Asheville and his fashion brand, Heart x Soul Apparel, to encouraging appreciation of your own beautiful uniqueness! This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services Grant #3137-0127. Location: East Asheville Library - 3 Avon Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Classes. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: East Asheville. Saturday, May 28, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Outdoor Storytime Event!

Fairview Library Join us for another very special outdoor storytime on Saturday, May 28 at 11am! Storytime is a great opportunity to sing songs, learn rhymes, share stories and have a whole lot of fun! This special event is geared for children ages 3-6 and their caregivers. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Fairview. Saturday, May 28, 2022, 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Power Pose Your Way into Summer! -Professional Photo Day-

Enka-Candler Library The science of power posing may be debatable, but according to Harvard and Columbia University studies, they "produce positive psychological, behavioural, and hormonal outcomes". Let's be real, we've all been cooped up for so long we need a little boost of confidence, even if it's not entirely scientifically proven! Whether you're seeking a swipe right on a dating app, need a business photo for your resume, want to simply have fun and strike a pose to feel empowered, or want a cute family photo because you never had time or money to get one, bring it! The library is hosting a professional photo day. Free for you, fun for us! We're hiring a professional photographer who will take a couple photos of your best (or cheesiest) power poses. A few program notes: Staff will not be printing photos in the library, you will receive photos through your email address from the photographer. However, you're more than welcome to print your image at the library if you'd like. The cost would be 25 cents per copy. Photos will… Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Jobs/Careers. Age Group: Adult. Family - (children of all ages). Library: Enka-Candler. Saturday, May 28, 2022, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

D&D in the Library with Raj

Pack Memorial Library Join us for some Dungeons & Dragons at Pack Memorial Library! Sign-up is required. Email Raj at raj.bowers-racine@buncombecounty.org to request attendance. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Online Programs. Other. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, May 28, 2022, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Library Closed

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. Monday, May 30, 2022.

Preschool Story Time

Fairview Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and activities. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Fairview. Tuesday, May 31, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Hora Del Cuento - Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Join us for a bilingual hora del cuento (story time)!  We'll share books, rhymes, and songs in Spanish and in English--fun for the whole family. 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: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Tuesday, May 31, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

LEGO Builders Club

Pack Memorial Library Come down the Pack Memorial Library and play with LEGOs! Show off your building skills and make new friends with other LEGO maniacs. Please leave your personal LEGOs at home, because we've got plenty. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: STEM/STEAM. Family Fun. Other. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, May 31, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Weaverville Library Join us for a lively language enrichment story time designed for children ages 4 to 18 months. 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. Tuesday, May 31, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Zoom meeting: West Asheville Library Book Discussion--The House in the Cerulean Sea

West Asheville Library Notice - Description: We will be discussing The House in the Cerulean Sea by T. J. Klune. This Zoom discussion requires pre-registration. Please email sherry.roane@buncombecounty.org to register. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Online Programs. Age Group: Adult. Library: West Asheville. Tuesday, May 31, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Sowing Circle Presents: Cut Flower Gardens with Abigail Helberg Moffitt of Bloom WNC

Black Mountain Library Abigail will dig into the technique of sowing and planting throughout the season, the best sources for seeds, her top 10 cut flowers to grow, plus a few simple tips on putting together a bouquet. Thanks to the Black Mountain Library, Buncombe County Library System and Friends of the Black Mountain Library for their support of this program. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Informational. Age Group: Adult. Library: Black Mountain. Tuesday, May 31, 2022, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Black Mountain Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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, June 1, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed 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. Wednesday, June 1, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Weaverville Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Weaverville. Wednesday, June 1, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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. Wednesday, June 1, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Swannanoa Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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, June 2, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Fairview Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Fairview. Thursday, June 2, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Leicester Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Leicester. Thursday, June 2, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Weaverville Library Afternoon Book Club

Weaverville Library Join us as we discuss, The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel.  We will meet in person at the Weaverville Library with the option to join the discussion via ZOOM. Only ZOOM participants need to pre-register. Copies of this title are available at the Weaverville Library while supplies last. Newcomers are always welcome! Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: jesse.figuera@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Adult. Library: Weaverville. Thursday, June 2, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

YMCA Mobile Market at the Library

Enka-Candler Library The YMCA Mobile Market will be set up in the library parking lot from 4:30-5:30 PM. Bring your grocery bags and get fresh food for your family. The market provides fresh produce paired with healthy recipes and a Community Engagement Table with valuable services such as cooking demonstrations.  While you're in the lot, stop in to get a library card if you don't have one, pick up a cookbook or two to experiment with your bundle of groceries, or grab a DVD to watch while snacking.  Distributions are FREE and all community members are welcome. . Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Community Meetings. Informational. Other. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: Enka-Candler. Thursday, June 2, 2022, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Online Spanish Language Practice Group

Pack Memorial Library Are you looking for a way to develop your Spanish language skills or a way to keep your skills fresh? Join this friendly and welcoming Spanish Language Practice Group. Newcomers are always welcome. This group meets online and is focused on providing an intermediate level, immersive discussion experience.  This group meets on the first Thursday of each month at 5pm. To register to attend, please visit:  https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcrdOihqDwtH9HjHkski6fPUamQlftIf1QF Please read the following DISCLAIMERS:  While Buncombe County has taken steps to protect this video-teleconferencing (VTC) session from unwanted intrusions (such as “Zoom-bombings”), it cannot guarantee the absence of such an intrusion, disruption, or other negative event from this VTC session.  By participating in this VTC session, you, on behalf of yourself and any minors participating under your supervision, hereby release Buncombe County, its principals, agents, employees, and volunteers from any and all liability, claims, dem… Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: jen.waite@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Online Programs. Classes. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, June 2, 2022, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Hiking the Appalachian Trail: Reflections from Two Local Thru Hikers

Pack Memorial Library Keeka and Micah Grant-Tomlinson thru hiked the entire Appalachian Trail in 2021 and raised more than $30,000 for MANNA FoodBank while doing it. Join us to hear the story of their journey. They will also discuss aspects of community building on the trail, and some of the psychological trials of thru hiking. They will also explore pivotal guidebooks and resources for people interested in considering a thru hike. Pack Library will have library books and resources available for checkout. In honor of their efforts to alleviate hunger, we are encouraging attendees to bring a healthy non-perishable item to donate to MANNA FoodBank. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: jen.waite@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Informational. Story Telling. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, June 2, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

East Asheville Library Book Club

East Asheville Library Join other literature lovers to discuss your favorite books at the library! This month's pick is The Paris Library, by Janet Skeslien Charles. Programming disclaimer: The contents of this presentation are for informational purposes only. Nothing herein constitutes medical, legal, or financial advice nor is it a substitute for professional advice on any  issue. You should not rely on the information received in this presentation for any important decisions, including medical, legal, or financial decisions. Always consult with an appropriate professional for specific advice related to your situation. The views and opinions expressed in this presentation do not necessarily reflect those of Buncombe County or its Public Library System. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Adult. Library: East Asheville. Thursday, June 2, 2022, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. 3 Avon Road, Asheville, NC 28805. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

North Asheville Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed 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. Friday, June 3, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Join us for a lively language enrichment story time designed for children ages 4 to 18 months. 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. Friday, June 3, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Hora Del Cuento - Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Join us for a bilingual hora del cuento (story time)!  We'll share books, rhymes, and songs in Spanish and in English--fun for the whole family. 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: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Friday, June 3, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Author Reading: Meta Commerse, author of Womaning.

West Asheville Library Meta Commerse is a Blues Doula. A former professor of History and English, she’s an award-winning author. Among her works are short stories, essays, poetry, numerous newspaper articles, one stage play, her story medicine novel, The Mending Time, and memoir Womaning. She earned her MFA degree at Goddard College in Vermont. Meta is a social entrepreneur, creator of Story Medicine Worldwide, a community-based healing movement. She is a performing artist, singing jazz, blues, and gospel music. She is the mother of three adult children and grandmother to three young adult grandsons. Notice - Description: Meta Commerse reads from her new memoir Womaning. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Author Event. Age Group: Adult. Library: West Asheville. Friday, June 3, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Cinema on the Square in Grovemont Park

Swannanoa Library Join us for a fun evening of dancing, silliness and the 2022 Academy Award Winning animated film Encanto. Refreshments will be available to purchase. Please bring a picnic blanket or camp chair for comfort. Notice - Description: Academy Award winning film for this year- (rated PG). Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Swannanoa. Friday, June 3, 2022, 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Summer Library Fest with Secret Agent 23 Skidoo

East Asheville Library We’ll kick off Summer Learning with our Summer Library Fest featuring a performance by local kid-hop favorite, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo. We’ll have beach party games, a mermaid meet and greet, mini golf and lots of fun activities for kids of all ages. This free party will be Saturday, June 4th from 10am to noon at the East Asheville Library and the adjacent playground area. Please note the basketball courts will not be available during the event. Location: East Asheville Library - 3 Avon Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Summer Reading Programs. Featured Event: Special Event. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: East Asheville. Saturday, June 4, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Cardboard to Cabinet: 2 part cardboard construction series

Pack Memorial Library Try your hand at cardboard construction by making a version of this cardboard display cabinet. We will use a simple trick to make it look like you've had it for years. This is a two-part series spanning two consecutive Saturdays. You must attend both to create the finished product. Registration is required. Supplies and instructions will be provided. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: jen.waite@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Classes. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, June 4, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

East Asheville Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and activities. Location: East Asheville Library - 3 Avon Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: East Asheville. Saturday, June 4, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Leicester Library Join us for a lively language enrichment story time designed for children ages 4 to 18 months. 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. Saturday, June 4, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

West Asheville Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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. Saturday, June 4, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

D&D in the Library with Raj

Pack Memorial Library Join us for some Dungeons & Dragons at Pack Memorial Library! Sign-up is required. Email Raj at raj.bowers-racine@buncombecounty.org to request attendance. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Online Programs. Other. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, June 4, 2022, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

¡Hablemos Español!

East Asheville Library Una hora para charlar, practicar el español, y conocerse con nuevos amigos. Participantes de todos niveles bienvenidos. Toque "sign up" para registrarse y recibir el enlace de Zoom. A time to chat, practice Spanish, and meet new friends Participants of all levels welcome. Click "sign up" to register and receive the Zoom link. DISCLAIMER: While Buncombe County has taken steps to protect this video-teleconferencing (VTC) session from unwanted intrusions (such as “Zoom-bombings”), it cannot guarantee the absence of such an intrusion, disruption, or other negative event from this VTC session. By participating in this VTC session, you, on behalf of yourself and any minors participating under your supervision, hereby release Buncombe County, its principals, agents, employees, and volunteers from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions or rights of action, which are related to, arise out of, or are in any way connected with this VTC session, including those allegedly attributed to the negligent acts or omi… Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Online Programs. Other. Age Group: Adult. Library: East Asheville. All Libraries. Saturday, June 4, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Skyland Library Knitting & Crochet Club

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Bring your needles or your hooks and join us for some friendly company as you work on your current project.  No registration necessary; just come by the Skyland Library community room with a love of yarn! Please note this is not a class -- we welcome knitters and crocheters of all skill levels, but there might not be anyone on hand to teach the basics if you've never tried before.  Feel free to come and chat or observe, though! Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Age Group: Adult. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Saturday, June 4, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Weaverville Library Knitters and Stitchers

Weaverville Library The Knitters and Stitchers are back!  Join us for a morning of crafting and conversation.  This is not an instructional group, but newcomers are most welcome.  Pre-registration is not required.  Come ready to meet fun people! Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: 8282506482. Email: jesse.figuera@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Age Group: Adult. Library: Weaverville. Tuesday, June 7, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Fairview Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and activities. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Fairview. Tuesday, June 7, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Hora Del Cuento - Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Join us for a bilingual hora del cuento (story time)!  We'll share books, rhymes, and songs in Spanish and in English--fun for the whole family. 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: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Tuesday, June 7, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

LEGO Builders Club

Pack Memorial Library Come down the Pack Memorial Library and play with LEGOs! Show off your building skills and make new friends with other LEGO maniacs. Please leave your personal LEGOs at home, because we've got plenty. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: STEM/STEAM. Family Fun. Other. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, June 7, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Weaverville Library Join us for a lively language enrichment story time designed for children ages 4 to 18 months. 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. Tuesday, June 7, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Reptile and Amphibian Encounters

West Asheville Library Notice - Description: Join us for an educational program in partnership with the North Carolina Arboretum to learn about reptiles and amphibians all around us! We will hear about the online science program "ecoEXPLORE," engage in up-close encounters with a few animal ambassadors from TNCA, and discover the diverse world of herptiles: reptiles & amphibians. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: STEM/STEAM. Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Preschool - (ages 3-5). Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: West Asheville. Tuesday, June 7, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Weaverville Library Evening Book Club

Weaverville Library Join us as we discuss this month's selection, The Unseen World by Liz Moore.  We will meet in person at the Weaverville Library with the option to join the discussion via ZOOM. Only ZOOM participants need to pre-register.  Copies of this title are available at the Weaverville Library while supplies last. Newcomers are always welcome! Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: jesse.figuera@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Adult. Library: Weaverville. Tuesday, June 7, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Enka Evening Book Club- In person

Enka-Candler Library In June, we'll be reading and discussion Anxious People by Fredrik Backman. Books are available to be picked up from the holds shelf. No registration required for this in person meeting. We'll be gathering in the community room. Enka Evening Book Club is every first Tuesday of the month from 7-8 PM. Everyone is welcome. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Adult. Library: Enka-Candler. Tuesday, June 7, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Pack Library Book Club

Pack Memorial Library The Pack Library Book is a book discussion group that meets the second Wednesday of each month at 10:30AM  at the library. Newcomers are always welcome! If you have any questions about book club, you can email jen.waite@buncombecounty.org or call her at 828-250-4700. Our June read will be The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson. "1936, Kentucky. Blue-skinned nineteen-year-old Cussy Carter, the last female of the Blue People ancestry, has just given up on marriage and joined the Kentucky Pack Horse library service. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: jen.waite@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Literature. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Wednesday, June 8, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Black Mountain Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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, June 8, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Rock Stars!

Enka-Candler Library Our neighbor, Vulcan Industries, has partnered with AMOS Science Museum to bring you an interactive geology program! Delve into the world of Geology by interacting with rocks and minerals as a Geologist does and learn details of their properties. Identify rocks and their place in the rock cycle based on their characteristics. Mimic the rock cycle using crayons. . Notice - Description: Our neighbor, Vulcan Industries, has partnered with AMOS Science Museum to bring you an interactive geology program! Delve into the world of Geology by interacting with rocks and minerals as a Geologist does and learn details of their properties. Identify rocks and their place in the rock cycle based on their characteristics. Mimic the rock cycle using crayons. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. STEM/STEAM. Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Enka-Candler. Wednesday, June 8, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed 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. Wednesday, June 8, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Weaverville Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Weaverville. Wednesday, June 8, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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. Wednesday, June 8, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

"Get to Know Enka-Candler" series presents "Get to Know Your Enka-Candler Tailgate Market Vendors pt. 2!"

Enka-Candler Library Join us for our series, "Get to Know Enka-Candler" where you can meet and greet the talented, crafty, creative, skilled folks in our Enka-Candler community! If you were able to join us for part 1 to Meet Your Market vendors, or if you couldn't, we're inviting more vendors from the Market for part 2! Do you know where your food, flowers, and crafts come from? Do you know how they're grown or made? Want to come to a program where you learn about vegetables, honey bees, Alpacas and more!? Want to know a friendly face behind the items that sustain you or when you treat yourself? If you answered yes, join us in the library community room. No registration necessary. All ages are welcome. *We're always looking for nominations and folks in our community who are interested in giving a presentation about what they do. Send us an email or program proposal and we'll be in touch! write to: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Informational. Story Telling. Local History & Genealogy. Age Group: Adult. Family - (children of all ages). Library: Enka-Candler. Wednesday, June 8, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Swannanoa Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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, June 9, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Depression: From Surviving to Thriving

Pack Memorial Library Depressive symptoms often present themselves through feelings of isolation, hopelessness, and despair. This course examines different types, common causes, symptoms, and treatment methods for depression, focusing on moving from a place of simply surviving to one of thriving. Registration Required. To register, go to: https://www.vayahealth.com/event Or call Pack Memorial Library at 828-250-4718. Facilitated by the Vaya Health GERO team. CEU’s are provided through NC Department of Health and Human Services. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: jen.waite@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Informational. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, June 9, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Life Writing Creative Writing Workshop: Snapshots of Childhood

Fairview Library A child's mind is attuned to the most eccentric details, which reflect the early fears, hopes and fascinations that escape us in adulthood.  This workshop will take you back in time to explore your most vivid childhood memories.  We will write small stories to make narrative sense of these moments. Join Fairview author and teacher Dr. Beth Keefauver online via Zoom in the first of a series of creative writing workshops.  The three classes may be taken individually or as a series.  Registration is required as class size is limited.  Email jaime.mcdowell@buncombecounty.org or call 828-250-6484 to register. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Online Programs. Age Group: Adult. Library: Fairview. Thursday, June 9, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Fairview Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Fairview. Thursday, June 9, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Leicester Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Leicester. Thursday, June 9, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Meet the Author- Talk and Q&A with Jonathan Baurer

Enka-Candler Library Join us in the Library community room for an informational session and Q&A with author, Jonathan Baurer. He'll be answering your questions and discussing his new book, Positive Parenting Solutions to Raise Highly Sensitive Children: Understanding Your Child's Emotions and How to Respond with Radical Compassion, Love, and Confidence. Books will be available for purchase. Bio: Jonathan Baurer, author, certified life coach, and entrepreneur based out of Asheville, North Carolina, is the co-founder of Exploring Changes, a mindset life-coaching program and blended-publishing house. Jonathan helps clients achieve their highest goals and live the life of their dreams by bridging the gap between where they are, and where they want to be. Jonathan is the author of two bestselling non-fiction books, helping people live more fully in happiness and love. Jonathan is inspired by his passion of continued learning, living a life of adventure, and creating authentic connections with others. This program is sponsored by… Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Author Event. Informational. Age Group: Adult. Library: Enka-Candler. Thursday, June 9, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

North Asheville Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed 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. Friday, June 10, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Join us for a lively language enrichment story time designed for children ages 4 to 18 months. 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. Friday, June 10, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

YMCA Mobile Market at the Library

Oakley / South Asheville Library The YMCA Mobile Market will be set up in the lower library parking lot (adjacent to the playground) from 10:30AM-11:30AM. Bring your grocery bags and get fresh food for your family. The market provides fresh produce paired with healthy recipes and a Community Engagement Table. While you're here, stop in to get a library card if you don't have one, pick up a cookbook or two to experiment with your bundle of groceries, or grab a DVD to watch while snacking.  Distributions are FREE.   ALL community members are welcome. . Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Informational. Community Meetings. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Friday, June 10, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Hora Del Cuento - Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Join us for a bilingual hora del cuento (story time)!  We'll share books, rhymes, and songs in Spanish and in English--fun for the whole family. 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: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Friday, June 10, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Intro to Rhythm and Drumming with TRAP of Asheville

Pack Memorial Library Join us for this educational and fun guided drum session. No drumming experience needed. In this hour long session we will establish the foundations of rhythm and experiment with various concepts from there. Registration is required and will be limited to 15 people to ensure we have enough instruments for everyone. Feel free to bring your own drum or percussion instrument. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: jen.waite@buncombecounty.org. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Friday, June 10, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Friends of the East Asheville Library Bag O' Books Sale

East Asheville Library Questions? E-mail eastavlfriends@gmail.com. Proceeds benefit future programs and other assistance to the East Asheville Public Library. Location: East Asheville Library - 3 Avon Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Sale. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: East Asheville. Saturday, June 11, 2022, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Cardboard to Cabinet: 2 part cardboard construction series

Pack Memorial Library Try your hand at cardboard construction by making a version of this cardboard display cabinet. We will use a simple trick to make it look like you've had it for years. This is a two-part series spanning two consecutive Saturdays. You must attend both to create the finished product. Registration is required. Supplies and instructions will be provided. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: jen.waite@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Classes. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, June 11, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

East Asheville Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and activities. Location: East Asheville Library - 3 Avon Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: East Asheville. Saturday, June 11, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Leicester Library Join us for a lively language enrichment story time designed for children ages 4 to 18 months. 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. Saturday, June 11, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

West Asheville Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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. Saturday, June 11, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tiny Tots Yoga

Swannanoa Library Saturdays at 11-11:45  May 28 June 11 & 25 July 9 & 23 August 6 & 20  Outdoors in Grovemont Park unless it's raining. Bring yoga mats--they are not provided. Limited numbers on rainy days, indoors at Swannanoa Library. Please come early to get a  place in our activity room. Caregivers must be present during the event.  Brandon Hudson is a trained yoga instructor. Notice - Description: Join Ms. Brandon for a fun mix of toddler yoga, songs and stories! Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Family Fun. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Swannanoa. Saturday, June 11, 2022, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

VIRTUAL Mixed Level Pilates Mat Class for Beginners with Cisco Pilates AVL

Pack Memorial Library Join Alexis from Cisco Pilates Asheville for free online Pilates mat classes! The class is beginner friendly. To sign up for the class, visit https://ciscopilates.as.me/free-pilates-mat-class Pilates is for every BODY...no matter your age, gender, or physical ability, give it a try in the comfort of your own home. Wake up and work out! These classes are offered to the public free of charge. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: jen.waite@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Online Programs. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, June 11, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

D&D in the Library with Raj

Pack Memorial Library Join us for some Dungeons & Dragons at Pack Memorial Library! Sign-up is required. Email Raj at raj.bowers-racine@buncombecounty.org to request attendance. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Online Programs. Other. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, June 11, 2022, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Fairview Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and activities. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Fairview. Tuesday, June 14, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Hora Del Cuento - Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Join us for a bilingual hora del cuento (story time)!  We'll share books, rhymes, and songs in Spanish and in English--fun for the whole family. 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: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Tuesday, June 14, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Leicester Library Book Discussion Group

Leicester Library This month we're discussing The Color of Water by James McBride.   The Leicester Library Book Discussion Group meets the second Tuesday of each month at 1 pm in the Community Room at the library. Newcomers welcome! Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: anna.booraem@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Online Programs. Age Group: Adult. Library: Leicester. Tuesday, June 14, 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

LEGO Builders Club

Pack Memorial Library Come down the Pack Memorial Library and play with LEGOs! Show off your building skills and make new friends with other LEGO maniacs. Please leave your personal LEGOs at home, because we've got plenty. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: STEM/STEAM. Family Fun. Other. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, June 14, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Weaverville Library Join us for a lively language enrichment story time designed for children ages 4 to 18 months. 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. Tuesday, June 14, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Road Reads: 3-Month Book Discussion Series

Pack Memorial Library Do you hear the call of the open road? Consider joining us on a short-term book club journey that we are calling "Road Reads". Many a relationship has been forged- or ruined- by a road trip. There’s nothing like a convenience store diet and an uncomfortably full bladder to really strip away the layers and get to the essence of a person! Buckle up and join us on the second Tuesday of April, May, and June at 5:30pm to read 3 recent and critically acclaimed "road reads". For the June session we will meet to discuss Lake Success by Gary Shteyngart. Copies of the book will be available for checkout at the library service desk.  Newcomers are always welcome! You do not need to commit to reading all of the books in the series to participate. Registration is not required but it is encouraged so that we have a way to notify you of any changes or updates. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: jen.waite@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Literature. Book Club. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, June 14, 2022, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Black Mountain Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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, June 15, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed 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. Wednesday, June 15, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Weaverville Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Weaverville. Wednesday, June 15, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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. Wednesday, June 15, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Weaverville Library Knitters and Stitchers

Weaverville Library The Knitters and Stitchers are back!  Join us for a morning of crafting and conversation.  This is not an instructional group, but newcomers are most welcome.  Pre-registration is not required.  Come ready to meet fun people! Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: 8282506482. Email: jesse.figuera@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Age Group: Adult. Library: Weaverville. Thursday, June 16, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Swannanoa Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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, June 16, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Fairview Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Fairview. Thursday, June 16, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Leicester Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Leicester. Thursday, June 16, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Friends of the South Buncombe Library Book Club: American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Join us for a book discussion hosted by the Friends of the Skyland/South Buncombe Library!  We are pleased to announce that the book club will be held in-person again for June.  We will be in compliance with County and CDC guidelines; masks are not required. This month we will be reading American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins.  The book is available in both physical and digital editions through Buncombe County Public Libraries, and we will also have a few extra copies to borrow at the South Buncombe branch that you can stop by and sign out.  From the publisher: También de este lado hay sueños. On this side, too, there are dreams. Lydia Quixano Pérez lives in the Mexican city of Acapulco. She runs a bookstore. She has a son, Luca, the love of her life, and a wonderful husband who is a journalist. And while there are cracks beginning to show in Acapulco because of the drug cartels, her life is, by and large, fairly comfortable. Even though she knows they’ll never sell, Lydia stocks some of her all-time favorite… Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Literature. Online Programs. Age Group: Adult. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Thursday, June 16, 2022, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Live Jazz Hour!

Enka-Candler Library Join us on Thursday evenings throughout the spring and summer for our free jazz hour. Host and composer, Michael Jefry Stevens will be joined by musician friends once a month for a live performance at the Enka Candler Library. Program will be held in our community room. Masks are optional at this time, we ask you do what makes you feel comfortable. No registration required. This program is sponsored by the Friends of Enka-Candler Library. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Music. Performance. Age Group: Adult. Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Enka-Candler. Thursday, June 16, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Library Closed

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, June 17, 2022.

Toddler Story Time

North Asheville Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed 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. Friday, June 17, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Join us for a lively language enrichment story time designed for children ages 4 to 18 months. 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. Friday, June 17, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Hora Del Cuento - Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Join us for a bilingual hora del cuento (story time)!  We'll share books, rhymes, and songs in Spanish and in English--fun for the whole family. 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: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Friday, June 17, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Library Closed

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, June 18, 2022.

Preschool Story Time

East Asheville Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and activities. Location: East Asheville Library - 3 Avon Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: East Asheville. Saturday, June 18, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Leicester Library Join us for a lively language enrichment story time designed for children ages 4 to 18 months. 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. Saturday, June 18, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

West Asheville Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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. Saturday, June 18, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

D&D in the Library with Raj

Pack Memorial Library Join us for some Dungeons & Dragons at Pack Memorial Library! Sign-up is required. Email Raj at raj.bowers-racine@buncombecounty.org to request attendance. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Online Programs. Other. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, June 18, 2022, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Fairview Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and activities. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Fairview. Tuesday, June 21, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Hora Del Cuento - Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Join us for a bilingual hora del cuento (story time)!  We'll share books, rhymes, and songs in Spanish and in English--fun for the whole family. 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: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Tuesday, June 21, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Leicester Library Book Discussion Group - ONLINE DISCUSSION

Leicester Library For those patrons who are unable to attend book club in person, we are offering this online discussion of May's book, The Color of Water by James McBride. Newcomers welcome!  Please sign up here to receive information for the Zoom link.  DISCLAIMER: While Buncombe County has taken steps to protect this video-teleconferencing (VTC) session from unwanted intrusions (such as “Zoom-bombings”), it cannot guarantee the absence of such an intrusion, disruption, or other negative event from this VTC session. By participating in this VTC session, you, on behalf of yourself and any minors participating under your supervision, hereby release Buncombe County, its principals, agents, employees, and volunteers from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions or rights of action, which are related to, arise out of, or are in any way connected with this VTC session, including those allegedly attributed to the negligent acts or omissions of Buncombe County. Further, you acknowledge that you participate in this VTC… Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: anna.booraem@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Online Programs. Age Group: Adult. Library: Leicester. Tuesday, June 21, 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

North Asheville Book Club

North Asheville Library Join us to discuss this month's book: Fuzz by Mary Roach, This is a hybrid in-person/virtual meeting. Participants may come in person to the North Asheville Library or participate via Zoom. Registration is required for the Zoom link. The North Asheville Book Club meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Adult. Library: North Asheville. Tuesday, June 21, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

LEGO Builders Club

Pack Memorial Library Come down the Pack Memorial Library and play with LEGOs! Show off your building skills and make new friends with other LEGO maniacs. Please leave your personal LEGOs at home, because we've got plenty. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: STEM/STEAM. Family Fun. Other. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, June 21, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Weaverville Library Join us for a lively language enrichment story time designed for children ages 4 to 18 months. 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. Tuesday, June 21, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Black Mountain Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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, June 22, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed 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. Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Weaverville Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Weaverville. Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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. Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

"Get to Know Enka-Candler" series presents "Get to Know Sand Hill Kitchen"

Enka-Candler Library Our program series, "Get to Know Enka-Candler" is where you can meet and greet the talented, crafty, creative, skilled folks in our Enka-Candler community! This month, we're inviting Jaime Wade from Sand Hill Kitchen to talk to us about her restaurant, her career, and, of course, food! Sand Hill Kitchen serves made from scratch, award winning American fare for Breakfast and Lunch at 491 Sardis Road. This program is free to attend thanks to the sponsorship of the Friends of Enka-Candler Library.  *We're always looking for nominations and/or folks in our community who are interested in giving a presentation about what they do. Send us an email or program proposal and we'll be in touch! write to: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Informational. Story Telling. Age Group: Adult. Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Enka-Candler. Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Swannanoa Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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, June 23, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Fairview Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Fairview. Thursday, June 23, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Leicester Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Leicester. Thursday, June 23, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Professor WhizzPop's Commotion in the Ocean!

Swannanoa Library We'll fill you with laughter and wonder as we meet the world's only acrobatic goldfish, mis-make a mermaid and narrowly avoid becoming a shark snack ... we will even shoot a real life pirate out of a real life cannon! It's guaranteed to amaze, amuse, engage and enthuse the whole family! Notice - Description: Giggles Galore, Madcap Magic and Plenty of Barnacled Books With Professor WhizzPop! Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Summer Reading Programs. Family Fun. Performance. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). School Age - (grades K-5). Teen - (grades 6-12). Family - (children of all ages). Library: Swannanoa. Thursday, June 23, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Summer Movie Series: Hitchcock in the 50s: Strangers on a Train

Fairview Library Fairview Library is excited to welcome back James Rosario for a summer movie and discussion series!  James is a North Carolina Film Critics Association member and author of the movie blog thedailyorca.com. He will introduce each film and lead a discussion after.  All films will be on the 4th Thursday of the month at 5:30 in the Community Room. Come out and enjoy Strangers on a Train with other movie buffs in Fairview! This series is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Age Group: Adult. Library: Fairview. Thursday, June 23, 2022, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Black Experience Book Club

East Asheville Library DISCLAIMER: While Buncombe County has taken steps to protect this video-teleconferencing (VTC) session from unwanted intrusions (such as “Zoom-bombings”), it cannot guarantee the absence of such an intrusion, disruption, or other negative event from this VTC session. By participating in this VTC session, you, on behalf of yourself and any minors participating under your supervision, hereby release Buncombe County, its principals, agents, employees, and volunteers from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions or rights of action, which are related to, arise out of, or are in any way connected with this VTC session, including those allegedly attributed to the negligent acts or omissions of Buncombe County. Further, you acknowledge that you participate in this VTC session willingly, fully assume all risks, and agree that release shall be binding upon you, your successors, representatives, heirs, executors, assigns, and/or transferees. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Event Type: Book Club. Online Programs. Age Group: Adult. Library: East Asheville. All Libraries. Thursday, June 23, 2022, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

North Asheville Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed 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. Friday, June 24, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Join us for a lively language enrichment story time designed for children ages 4 to 18 months. 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. Friday, June 24, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Hora Del Cuento - Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Join us for a bilingual hora del cuento (story time)!  We'll share books, rhymes, and songs in Spanish and in English--fun for the whole family. 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: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Friday, June 24, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Special Collections open by Appointment only

All Public Library Closings Buncombe County Special Collections will be open by appointment only to allow staff to work on special projects. Patrons may schedule an appointment by contacting Special Collections staff at packnc@buncombecounty.org.  Appointments will be limited to two hours and must be scheduled 24 hours in advance. Location: All Branch Locations. Phone: 828-250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Local History & Genealogy. Library: Black Mountain. East Asheville. Enka-Candler. Fairview. Leicester. North Asheville. Oakley / South Asheville. Pack Memorial. Skyland / South Buncombe. Swannanoa. Weaverville. West Asheville. Saturday, June 25, 2022, 12:00 AM – Saturday, July 2, 2022, 6:00 PM.

Preschool Story Time

East Asheville Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and activities. Location: East Asheville Library - 3 Avon Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: East Asheville. Saturday, June 25, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Leicester Library Join us for a lively language enrichment story time designed for children ages 4 to 18 months. 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. Saturday, June 25, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

West Asheville Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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. Saturday, June 25, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tiny Tots Yoga

Swannanoa Library Saturdays at 11-11:45  May 28 June 11 & 25 July 9 & 23 August 6 & 20  Outdoors in Grovemont Park unless it's raining. Bring yoga mats--they are not provided. Limited numbers on rainy days, indoors at Swannanoa Library. Please come early to get a  place in our activity room. Caregivers must be present during the event.  Brandon Hudson is a trained yoga instructor. Notice - Description: Join Ms. Brandon for a fun mix of toddler yoga, songs and stories! Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Family Fun. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Swannanoa. Saturday, June 25, 2022, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

D&D in the Library with Raj

Pack Memorial Library Join us for some Dungeons & Dragons at Pack Memorial Library! Sign-up is required. Email Raj at raj.bowers-racine@buncombecounty.org to request attendance. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Online Programs. Other. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, June 25, 2022, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Fancy Wand-Making Drop-In Event!

Fairview Library Get your Fancy ON this June!  Drop in between 2 and 4 pm on June 25 to make a fancy wand in honor of Fancy Nancy month at the Fairview Library! Throughout June you can stop in at the Fairview Library for your Fancy Nancy Party in a Bag for some take home fun! Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Fairview. Saturday, June 25, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Quilting Bee

East Asheville Library Quilters of all ages welcome. Bring your own sewing machine and project or work on a community project. Snacks not provided, but we encourage you to bring a bag lunch. Drop in any time to participate! Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Age Group: Adult. Library: East Asheville. Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 3 Avon Road, Asheville, NC 28805. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Fairview Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and activities. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Fairview. Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Hora Del Cuento - Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Join us for a bilingual hora del cuento (story time)!  We'll share books, rhymes, and songs in Spanish and in English--fun for the whole family. 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: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

LEGO Builders Club

Pack Memorial Library Come down the Pack Memorial Library and play with LEGOs! Show off your building skills and make new friends with other LEGO maniacs. Please leave your personal LEGOs at home, because we've got plenty. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: STEM/STEAM. Family Fun. Other. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Summer BINGO for the whole family!

Fairview Library Come one, come all---come kids and parents and teens and grandparents and...did I mention that everyone is invited? It’s BINGO time at the library! There will be corny jokes, zany prizes, and hardcore competition! Bring your neighbors! Bring your kids! Bring your neighbors kids! Prizes donated by the Friends of Fairview Library! Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Fairview. Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Weaverville Library Join us for a lively language enrichment story time designed for children ages 4 to 18 months. 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. Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Black Mountain Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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, June 29, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed 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. Wednesday, June 29, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Weaverville Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Weaverville. Wednesday, June 29, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Bio Bottles with Mountain Makers

Enka-Candler Library Design and create your own mini terrarium. You can nurture it and enjoy it INDEFINITELY! Notice - Description: Design and create your own mini terrarium. You can nurture it and enjoy it INDEFINITELY! Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. STEM/STEAM. Summer Reading Programs. Classes. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Enka-Candler. Wednesday, June 29, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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. Wednesday, June 29, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Swannanoa Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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, June 30, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Fairview Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Fairview. Thursday, June 30, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Leicester Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Leicester. Thursday, June 30, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

North Asheville Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed 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. Friday, July 1, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Join us for a lively language enrichment story time designed for children ages 4 to 18 months. 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. Friday, July 1, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Hora Del Cuento - Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Join us for a bilingual hora del cuento (story time)!  We'll share books, rhymes, and songs in Spanish and in English--fun for the whole family. 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: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Friday, July 1, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

East Asheville Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and activities. Location: East Asheville Library - 3 Avon Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: East Asheville. Saturday, July 2, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Leicester Library Join us for a lively language enrichment story time designed for children ages 4 to 18 months. 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. Saturday, July 2, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

West Asheville Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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. Saturday, July 2, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

D&D in the Library with Raj

Pack Memorial Library Join us for some Dungeons & Dragons at Pack Memorial Library! Sign-up is required. Email Raj at raj.bowers-racine@buncombecounty.org to request attendance. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Online Programs. Other. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, July 2, 2022, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

¡Hablemos Español!

East Asheville Library Una hora para charlar, practicar el español, y conocerse con nuevos amigos. Participantes de todos niveles bienvenidos. Toque "sign up" para registrarse y recibir el enlace de Zoom. A time to chat, practice Spanish, and meet new friends Participants of all levels welcome. Click "sign up" to register and receive the Zoom link. DISCLAIMER: While Buncombe County has taken steps to protect this video-teleconferencing (VTC) session from unwanted intrusions (such as “Zoom-bombings”), it cannot guarantee the absence of such an intrusion, disruption, or other negative event from this VTC session. By participating in this VTC session, you, on behalf of yourself and any minors participating under your supervision, hereby release Buncombe County, its principals, agents, employees, and volunteers from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions or rights of action, which are related to, arise out of, or are in any way connected with this VTC session, including those allegedly attributed to the negligent acts or omi… Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Online Programs. Other. Age Group: Adult. Library: East Asheville. All Libraries. Saturday, July 2, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Skyland Library Knitting & Crochet Club

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Bring your needles or your hooks and join us for some friendly company as you work on your current project.  No registration necessary; just come by the Skyland Library community room with a love of yarn! Please note this is not a class -- we welcome knitters and crocheters of all skill levels, but there might not be anyone on hand to teach the basics if you've never tried before.  Feel free to come and chat or observe, though! Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Age Group: Adult. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Saturday, July 2, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Library Closed

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. Monday, July 4, 2022.

Weaverville Library Knitters and Stitchers

Weaverville Library The Knitters and Stitchers are back!  Join us for a morning of crafting and conversation.  This is not an instructional group, but newcomers are most welcome.  Pre-registration is not required.  Come ready to meet fun people! Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: 8282506482. Email: jesse.figuera@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Age Group: Adult. Library: Weaverville. Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Fairview Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and activities. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Fairview. Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Hora Del Cuento - Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Join us for a bilingual hora del cuento (story time)!  We'll share books, rhymes, and songs in Spanish and in English--fun for the whole family. 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: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

LEGO Builders Club

Pack Memorial Library Come down the Pack Memorial Library and play with LEGOs! Show off your building skills and make new friends with other LEGO maniacs. Please leave your personal LEGOs at home, because we've got plenty. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: STEM/STEAM. Family Fun. Other. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Weaverville Library Join us for a lively language enrichment story time designed for children ages 4 to 18 months. 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. Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Black Mountain Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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, July 6, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed 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. Wednesday, July 6, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Weaverville Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Weaverville. Wednesday, July 6, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Mechanical Paper Puppets with Mountain Makers

Enka-Candler Library Combine cardboard tubes, dowels and imagination and you can make a tiny moving puppet! Notice - Description: Combine cardboard tubes, dowels and imagination and you can make a tiny moving puppet! Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Summer Reading Programs. STEM/STEAM. Family Fun. Classes. Arts & Crafts. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Enka-Candler. Wednesday, July 6, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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. Wednesday, July 6, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Swannanoa Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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, July 7, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Life Writing Creative Writing Workshop: Crisis and Agency

Fairview Library Our lives are punctuated by crisis moments -- when everything changed because of unforeseen circumstances, a traumatic event, or an intentional choice -- when you, the protagonist, are compelled to act.  This workshop will focus on one particular crisis moment from your life with particular attention to creating a voice of agency, even if the events were outside your control. Join Fairview author and teacher Dr. Beth Keefauver online via Zoom in the first of a series of creative writing workshops.  The three classes may be taken individually or as a series.  Registration is required as class size is limited.  Email jaime.mcdowell@buncombecounty.org or call 828-250-6484 to register. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Online Programs. Age Group: Adult. Library: Fairview. Thursday, July 7, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Fairview Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Fairview. Thursday, July 7, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Leicester Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Leicester. Thursday, July 7, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

YMCA Mobile Market at the Library

Enka-Candler Library The YMCA Mobile Market will be set up in the library parking lot from 4:30-5:30 PM. Bring your grocery bags and get fresh food for your family. The market provides fresh produce paired with healthy recipes and a Community Engagement Table with valuable services such as cooking demonstrations.  While you're in the lot, stop in to get a library card if you don't have one, pick up a cookbook or two to experiment with your bundle of groceries, or grab a DVD to watch while snacking.  Distributions are FREE and all community members are welcome. . Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Community Meetings. Informational. Other. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: Enka-Candler. Thursday, July 7, 2022, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Online Spanish Language Practice Group

Pack Memorial Library Are you looking for a way to develop your Spanish language skills or a way to keep your skills fresh? Join this friendly and welcoming Spanish Language Practice Group. Newcomers are always welcome. This group meets online and is focused on providing an intermediate level, immersive discussion experience.  This group meets on the first Thursday of each month at 5pm. To register to attend, please visit:  https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcrdOihqDwtH9HjHkski6fPUamQlftIf1QF Please read the following DISCLAIMERS:  While Buncombe County has taken steps to protect this video-teleconferencing (VTC) session from unwanted intrusions (such as “Zoom-bombings”), it cannot guarantee the absence of such an intrusion, disruption, or other negative event from this VTC session.  By participating in this VTC session, you, on behalf of yourself and any minors participating under your supervision, hereby release Buncombe County, its principals, agents, employees, and volunteers from any and all liability, claims, dem… Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: jen.waite@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Online Programs. Classes. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, July 7, 2022, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

East Asheville Library Book Club

East Asheville Library Join other literature lovers to discuss your favorite books at the library! This month's pick is The Code Girls, by Liza Mundy. Programming disclaimer: The contents of this presentation are for informational purposes only. Nothing herein constitutes medical, legal, or financial advice nor is it a substitute for professional advice on any  issue. You should not rely on the information received in this presentation for any important decisions, including medical, legal, or financial decisions. Always consult with an appropriate professional for specific advice related to your situation. The views and opinions expressed in this presentation do not necessarily reflect those of Buncombe County or its Public Library System. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Adult. Library: East Asheville. Thursday, July 7, 2022, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. 3 Avon Road, Asheville, NC 28805. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

North Asheville Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed 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. Friday, July 8, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Join us for a lively language enrichment story time designed for children ages 4 to 18 months. 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. Friday, July 8, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

YMCA Mobile Market at the Library

Oakley / South Asheville Library The YMCA Mobile Market will be set up in the lower library parking lot (adjacent to the playground) from 10:30AM-11:30AM. Bring your grocery bags and get fresh food for your family. The market provides fresh produce paired with healthy recipes and a Community Engagement Table. While you're here, stop in to get a library card if you don't have one, pick up a cookbook or two to experiment with your bundle of groceries, or grab a DVD to watch while snacking.  Distributions are FREE.   ALL community members are welcome. . Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Informational. Community Meetings. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Friday, July 8, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Hora Del Cuento - Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Join us for a bilingual hora del cuento (story time)!  We'll share books, rhymes, and songs in Spanish and in English--fun for the whole family. 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: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Friday, July 8, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

East Asheville Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and activities. Location: East Asheville Library - 3 Avon Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: East Asheville. Saturday, July 9, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Leicester Library Join us for a lively language enrichment story time designed for children ages 4 to 18 months. 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. Saturday, July 9, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

West Asheville Library Join us for a story time designed for children ages 3 to 5 years as we share books, songs, rhymes, and 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. Saturday, July 9, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tiny Tots Yoga

Swannanoa Library Saturdays at 11-11:45  May 28 June 11 & 25 July 9 & 23 August 6 & 20  Outdoors in Grovemont Park unless it's raining. Bring yoga mats--they are not provided. Limited numbers on rainy days, indoors at Swannanoa Library. Please come early to get a  place in our activity room. Caregivers must be present during the event.  Brandon Hudson is a trained yoga instructor. Notice - Description: Join Ms. Brandon for a fun mix of toddler yoga, songs and stories! Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Family Fun. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Swannanoa. Saturday, July 9, 2022, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

D&D in the Library with Raj

Pack Memorial Library Join us for some Dungeons & Dragons at Pack Memorial Library! Sign-up is required. Email Raj at raj.bowers-racine@buncombecounty.org to request attendance. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Online Programs. Other. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, July 9, 2022, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.