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Tax Help - BY APPOINTMENT

Black Mountain Library Black Mountain Library Mondays and Thursdays, appointments are available between 9 a.m.-2 p.m. To make an appointment, either email NCVThelper@gmail.com with your name and telephone number, or call (828) 669-8610 between 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday. An AARP volunteer will contact you to set up your appointment. You can pick up a tax packet at the library. At your appointment, a tax volunteer will check all documents and give you a follow-up appointment to pick up your completed tax return and documents. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, NC Department of Revenue, Buncombe County Library System and Council on Aging, Inc. will offer free tax preparations for taxpayers of low and moderate income, with special attention to those aged 60 and older. You will need an appointment to speak with a tax help aide. At your appointment, you can drop off your tax documents and you’ll be given another appointment in about 2 weeks to pick up your paperwork and completed tax form. For all the… Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Tax Help. Age Group: Adult. Library: Black Mountain. Monday, February 6, 2023, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tax Help - BY APPOINTMENT

West Asheville Library West Asheville Library, Tuesdays, appointments are available between 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. To make an appointment at the West Asheville Library email aarptaxeswestasheville@gmail.com with your name and telephone number. An AARP volunteer will contact you to set up your appointment. If you don’t have access to email, the staff at the library can email AARP for you. You can pick up your tax packet at the library. At your appointment, a tax volunteer will check all documents and give you a follow-up appointment to pick up your completed tax return and documents in 1 or 2 weeks. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, NC Department of Revenue, Buncombe County Library System and Council on Aging, Inc. will offer free tax preparations for taxpayers of low and moderate income, with special attention to those aged 60 and older. You will need an appointment to speak with a tax help aide. At your appointment, you can drop off your tax documents and you’ll be given another appointment in about 2 weeks to… Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Tax Help. Age Group: Adult. Library: West Asheville. Tuesday, February 7, 2023, 9:00 AM – 12:30 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, February 7, 2023, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Notice - Description: Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, February 7, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 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, February 7, 2023, 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. 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). Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Tuesday, February 7, 2023, 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, February 7, 2023, 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, February 7, 2023, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

ecoEXPLORE Birding for Kids with the WNC Arboretum

Enka-Candler Library Join us for an educational program with the North Carolina Arboretum to explore the unique features and diversity of birds! Come ready to hear about the ecoEXPLORE program, learn about a few WNC bird species, and try to spot birds living around the library. Notice - Description: Join us for an educational program with the North Carolina Arboretum to explore the unique features and diversity of birds! Come ready to hear about the ecoEXPLORE program, learn about a few WNC bird species, and try to spot birds living around the library. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Family Fun. Informational. STEM/STEAM. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Enka-Candler. Tuesday, February 7, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Dark City Poets Society

Black Mountain Library Our next monthly critique meeting is from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. in the Community Education Room. This meeting is open to writers of all experience levels looking for feedback on their poetry. As with all DCPS events, this meeting is free and no registration is required. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Literature. Age Group: Adult. Library: Black Mountain. Tuesday, February 7, 2023, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Weaverville Library Evening Book Discussion

Weaverville Library Join us as we discuss, The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett.  We will meet in person at the Weaverville Library with the option to join 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.  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… 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, February 7, 2023, 6:00 PM – 7:00 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 Other Birds, by Sarah Addison Allen. 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. Location: East Asheville Library - 3 Avon Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Adult. Library: East Asheville. Tuesday, February 7, 2023, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Enka Evening Book Club- in person

Enka-Candler Library The Enka Evening Book Club will be meeting in our community room Tuesday, February 7 at 7 PM. We'll be discussing Michael Pollan's book, This is Your Mind on Plants. Books are available for pick up at the library. All newcomers are welcome to participate and no registration is required. Join us! In the case of inclement weather and winter storms, we will post canceled on this page, on our Facebook page, and on our Instagram page. Follow: @enkacandlerlibrary. 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, February 7, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tax Help - BY APPOINTMENT

Pack Memorial Library Pack Memorial Library, Wednesdays, appointments are available between 10 a.m.-4 p.m. To make an appointment on Wednesday at Pack Library, email packtaxes@gmail.com with your name and phone number. An AARP volunteer will contact you to set up your appointment. If you don’t have access to email, the staff at the library can email AARP for you. You can pick up your tax packet at the library. At your appointment, a tax volunteer will check all documents and give you a follow-up appointment to pick up your completed tax return and documents. Saturdays, appointments are available between 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. To make an appointment for Saturday tax help at Pack Library, email vitatax.unca@gmail.com. At your appointment, a tax volunteer will check all documents and give you a follow-up appointment to pick up your completed tax return and documents. This tax help is provided by UNCA. Saturday tax help ends on April 1 and there will be no tax help on February 18. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, NC… Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Tax Help. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Wednesday, February 8, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Pack Library Book Club

Pack Memorial Library The Pack Library Book Club is a book discussion group that meets the second Wednesday of each month at 10:30AM  at the library. The book for February is These Precious Days by Ann Patchett. 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. 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, February 8, 2023, 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, February 8, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time at Enka

Enka-Candler Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years.  For the safety and enjoyment of everyone, our capacity for storytime is at 40 people. Tickets are available at the front desk. 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, February 8, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:45 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, February 8, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Getting Started with Libby - Online Training

Pack Memorial Library Join the team from Libby for a one-hour Getting Started with Libby webinar, and learn Libby with the Experts! This webinar will show you everything you need to know to get started with Libby or to make the switch from the OverDrive app. From downloading the app & signing in, to searching & borrowing titles, placing holds, adjusting reading settings, and more, our Libby experts are here to get you started. The session will close with a mini-quiz and live Q&A. Want to learn Libby, but can't attend one of our monthly sessions live? Sessions will be recorded and emailed to everyone registered 24 hours after the webinar. Please register to receive the recording. If you don't have the Libby app downloaded on your device already, you can download the Libby app on most iOS and Android devices. Visit the Apple App Store or Google Play store and search for Libby. Your result should be Libby, by OverDrive, and the app is FREE! You can also use Libby in your web browser by going to libbyapp.com. REGISTRATION IS REQUI… Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: jen.waite@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Digital Literacy/Technology. Literature. Informational. Online Programs. Age Group: Adult. Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Pack Memorial. Wednesday, February 8, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Gym

Leicester Library Drop in and play between 11 - 12:00. There will be mats of all shapes and sizes to climb + roll + bounce around on with other babies! Notice - Description: Baby Program. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Leicester. Wednesday, February 8, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 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, February 8, 2023, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Read to Puptart!

Enka-Candler Library Puptart is a tail wagging robot dog who sits and stays, pants when listening, and responds to someone talking to and petting it. It will not jump up or run away, plus it's fur free, so no sneezes and runny noses coming your way! Every Wednesday afternoon, Puptart will be available for reading practice in the children's picture book room. Help establish a joy of reading and develop early literacy skills. Sign up at the front desk, pick a book and practice reading for up to 15 minutes. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Enka-Candler. Wednesday, February 8, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Yoga for Kids

Leicester Library Come practice as we: Explore the joy of movement, develop fitness and confidence, and connect to an inner sense of stillness and calm. Notice - Description: Children's Program. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Preschool - (ages 3-5). School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Leicester. Thursday, February 9, 2023, 3:00 AM – 3:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tax Help - BY APPOINTMENT

Black Mountain Library Black Mountain Library Mondays and Thursdays, appointments are available between 9 a.m.-2 p.m. To make an appointment, either email NCVThelper@gmail.com with your name and telephone number, or call (828) 669-8610 between 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday. An AARP volunteer will contact you to set up your appointment. You can pick up a tax packet at the library. At your appointment, a tax volunteer will check all documents and give you a follow-up appointment to pick up your completed tax return and documents. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, NC Department of Revenue, Buncombe County Library System and Council on Aging, Inc. will offer free tax preparations for taxpayers of low and moderate income, with special attention to those aged 60 and older. You will need an appointment to speak with a tax help aide. At your appointment, you can drop off your tax documents and you’ll be given another appointment in about 2 weeks to pick up your paperwork and completed tax form. For all the… Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Tax Help. Age Group: Adult. Library: Black Mountain. Thursday, February 9, 2023, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tax Help - BY APPOINTMENT

Weaverville Library Weaverville Library and Weaverville First Baptist Church, Thursdays, appointments are available between 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. To make an appointment for tax help at the Weaverville First Baptist Church email aarptaxesweaverville@gmail.com with your name and telephone number OR call the Weaverville Library at 828-250-6482 with questions. If you don’t have access to email, the staff at the library can relay your information to AARP.  An AARP volunteer will contact you to set up your appointment at the Weaverville First Baptist Church. You can pick up your tax packet at the library. At your appointment, a tax volunteer will check all documents and give you a follow-up appointment to pick up your completed tax return and documents. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, NC Department of Revenue, Buncombe County Library System and Council on Aging, Inc. will offer free tax preparations for taxpayers of low and moderate income, with special attention to those aged 60 and older. You will need an… Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Tax Help. Age Group: Adult. Library: Weaverville. Thursday, February 9, 2023, 9:00 AM – 12:30 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, February 9, 2023, 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, February 9, 2023, 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, February 9, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Valentine's Day Tea Party

Leicester Library Join us for a special Toddler/Pre-K Story Time. Dress up fancy (if you choose) and enjoy a pre-holiday celebration with stories, songs, crafts, tea and snacks! No registration is required. Notice - Description: Children's Program. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Leicester. Thursday, February 9, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Storytime for Adults: Chocolate and Love Stories with PapaJoe Gaudet

Pack Memorial Library What a sweet treat we have in store for you! Chocolate & Love Stories The traveling teller, PapaJoe, is the one of those characters you expect to find wandering through the pages of an old children's picture book. And when you see him telling a tale, long beard wagging, the explosion of expressions, the range of voices, the depth of emotions; you'll know some of the reasons he is so loved by his listeners. He draws us into the tales like chocolate. Geared towards ages 12 and up. Light refreshments will be provided. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: jen.waite@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Performance. Story Telling. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, February 9, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Fiction Writers' Group @ the Weaverville Library

Weaverville Library Join this new group of supportive local writers for fiction writing practice, sharing & feedback. This group will meet the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month 1-3 PM beginning January 26th- April 13th.  Each session will include readings, critique, and creative writing prompts as time allows. This is a new group for all, and no pre-registration is necessary.  Light refreshments will be served.  Email bffnonprofit@gmail.com with questions. See you at the library! Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: jesse.figuera@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Literature. Classes. Informational. Age Group: Adult. Library: Weaverville. Thursday, February 9, 2023, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Felt Stories - Puppet Storytime

North Asheville Library Join us for a puppet-themed storytime! We will read books together and then talk with a puppet about what we read. Children will be asked to sit quietly through some longer picture books. Suggested for ages 3-8, but all are welcome. No registration required. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Telling. Story Time for Kids. Family Fun. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). School Age - (grades K-5). Library: North Asheville. Thursday, February 9, 2023, 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

LEGO HOUR

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Join us for free-form LEGO building every other Thursday afternoon, at 3:30pm!  All ages 5 and up are welcome, but anyone under 10 years old will need to be accompanied by a caregiver. LEGO is provided.  Please leave your personal bricks at home. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Thursday, February 9, 2023, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Creative Writing Group online

Leicester Library Join us for creative writing online! We'll meet on Zoom and do several rounds of writing prompts. The group is simple - we just write and read our writing to each other.  This is a supportive and fun environment that gets your creative juices flowing with low stakes and lots of fun.   Email anna.booraem@buncombecounty.org for the link to the online meeting.  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. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Literature. Story Telling. Age Group: Adult. Library: Leicester. Thursday, February 9, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Try Tai Chi @ the Weaverville Library!

Weaverville Library Try Tai Chi at the Weaverville Library! Learn more about the gentle art of Tai Chi. These Thursday PM sessions are suitable for beginners and regular practitioners alike.  You may join at any point in the series.  Come as often as you are able.  No pre-registration is necessary. All ages are welcome. Children must have adult partners participating.  Come try Tai Chi! This is a partnership program with Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi and the Friends of the Weaverville Library. . Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: jesse.figuera@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Informational. Age Group: Adult. Family - (children of all ages). Teen - (grades 6-12). School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Weaverville. Thursday, February 9, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Yoga for Kids

Leicester Library Come practice as we: Explore the joy of movement, develop fitness and confidence, and connect to an inner sense of stillness and calm. Notice - Description: Children's Program. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Preschool - (ages 3-5). School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Leicester. Friday, February 10, 2023, 3:00 AM – 3:45 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, February 10, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED* 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, February 10, 2023, 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, February 10, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Author and Artist Sophie Labelle - the Trans Agenda book tour

East Asheville Library Just what is the trans agenda, anyway? French-Canadian YA author Sophie Labelle is visiting Asheville as part of her Trans Agenda tour to explain it! Her book The Trans Agenda offers rebuttals of popular anti-trans talking points and a positive vision of a world where everyone is free to be themselves. Free. Malaprop's Bookstore will be on site for those who would like to purchase copies of Sophie's books.  To learn more about the author's work, visit her web site, serioustransvibes.com. Location: East Asheville Library - 3 Avon Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Author Event. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: East Asheville. Friday, February 10, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tax Help - BY APPOINTMENT

Pack Memorial Library AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, NC Department of Revenue, Buncombe County Library System and Council on Aging, Inc. will offer free tax preparations for taxpayers of low and moderate income, with special attention to those aged 60 and older. You will need an appointment to speak with a tax help aide. At your appointment, you can drop off your tax documents and you’ll be given another appointment in about 2 weeks to pick up your paperwork and completed tax form. For all the details, click here: https://www.buncombecounty.org/countycenter/news-detail.aspx?id=20459. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Tax Help. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, February 11, 2023, 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM. 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, February 11, 2023, 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, February 11, 2023, 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, February 11, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Saturday Board Game Afternoons

Swannanoa Library Bring your friends and family for an afternoon of competitive fun. We'll provide a selection of board and card games for ages 7 and above. Please register, our space is limited, but the excitement isn't! Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Swannanoa. Saturday, February 11, 2023, 2:00 PM – 4:45 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Gaming with Megan

Pack Memorial Library Enjoy an afternoon of video games and traditional board games. Grades 6-12. Notice - Description: Enjoy an afternoon of video games and traditional board games. Grades 6-12. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4720. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, February 11, 2023, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Build A Bug Workshop with Mr. Jeff

East Asheville Library Join us for a Found Object Art Workshop with artist, Mr. Jeff Menzner!  Two available times: Saturday, Feb. 11th, 2-4pm Thursday, Feb. 23rd, 4-5:30pm Space is limited! Drop in, call, or email to register.  Ages 6 and up. Location: East Asheville Library - 3 Avon Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: STEM/STEAM. Arts & Crafts. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: East Asheville. Saturday, February 11, 2023, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tax Help - BY APPOINTMENT

Black Mountain Library Black Mountain Library Mondays and Thursdays, appointments are available between 9 a.m.-2 p.m. To make an appointment, either email NCVThelper@gmail.com with your name and telephone number, or call (828) 669-8610 between 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday. An AARP volunteer will contact you to set up your appointment. You can pick up a tax packet at the library. At your appointment, a tax volunteer will check all documents and give you a follow-up appointment to pick up your completed tax return and documents. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, NC Department of Revenue, Buncombe County Library System and Council on Aging, Inc. will offer free tax preparations for taxpayers of low and moderate income, with special attention to those aged 60 and older. You will need an appointment to speak with a tax help aide. At your appointment, you can drop off your tax documents and you’ll be given another appointment in about 2 weeks to pick up your paperwork and completed tax form. For all the… Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Tax Help. Age Group: Adult. Library: Black Mountain. Monday, February 13, 2023, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tax Help - BY APPOINTMENT

West Asheville Library West Asheville Library, Tuesdays, appointments are available between 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. To make an appointment at the West Asheville Library email aarptaxeswestasheville@gmail.com with your name and telephone number. An AARP volunteer will contact you to set up your appointment. If you don’t have access to email, the staff at the library can email AARP for you. You can pick up your tax packet at the library. At your appointment, a tax volunteer will check all documents and give you a follow-up appointment to pick up your completed tax return and documents in 1 or 2 weeks. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, NC Department of Revenue, Buncombe County Library System and Council on Aging, Inc. will offer free tax preparations for taxpayers of low and moderate income, with special attention to those aged 60 and older. You will need an appointment to speak with a tax help aide. At your appointment, you can drop off your tax documents and you’ll be given another appointment in about 2 weeks to… Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Tax Help. Age Group: Adult. Library: West Asheville. Tuesday, February 14, 2023, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Open Play Family Social

Enka-Candler Library Join us every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month in the library community room for open play! We'll be rolling out the mats and play equipment for an hour of active fun. This program is for toddler aged children. For the safety and enjoyment of everyone, our capacity for open play family social time is at 40 people. Tickets are available at the front desk. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Enka-Candler. Tuesday, February 14, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Notice - Description: Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, February 14, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 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, February 14, 2023, 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. 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). Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Tuesday, February 14, 2023, 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 Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict.   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! A Zoom link is available for those who want to attend but cannot make it in person. Email anna.booraem@buncombecounty.org for the link. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: anna.booraem@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Adult. Library: Leicester. Tuesday, February 14, 2023, 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, February 14, 2023, 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, February 14, 2023, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

ecoEXPLORE - Ornithology

Swannanoa Library Join us for an educational children's program with the North Carolina Arboretum to explore the unique features and diversity of birds! Come ready to hear about the ecoEXPLORE program, learn about a few WNC bird species, and try to spot birds living around the library. Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: STEM/STEAM. Informational. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Swannanoa. Tuesday, February 14, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Romancing with Records

Pack Memorial Library In love with history? Been flirting with the idea of starting a new research project? Or, let’s face it, struggling to find a fun+inexpensive (free!?!) Valentine’s Day activity with your honey?  Drop into the Buncombe County Special Collections any time from 5:30 – 7:30 pm on Valentine’s Day to join the staff and Friends of Buncombe County Special Collections for a cozy evening in the archives: discover vintage Valentines, peek at long-ago love letters, sip on some (non-alcoholic) bubbles, and craft a vintage valentine of your own! Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: packnc@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Local History & Genealogy. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, February 14, 2023, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Love Songs and Murder Ballads of the Appalachian Mountains

Swannanoa Library Free. Recommended for ages 13 & up. Join us for an evening of traditional love songs and murder ballads from the mountain songster - lyrical, riddling, murderous and humorous. Two generations of the Mosers of Swannanoa and friends will introduce us to this mountain song tradition and help us learn about the history and folklore behind it, with plenty of chills along the way! Irene Moser - folklorist from Warren-Wilson and singer and other Mosers and friends will perform and discuss the history of curious and centuries old songs from Great Britain and the Appalachian mountains. The Mosers' knowledge comes not only from formal education, but also from their family's extensive roots in the mountains of BeeTree and Swannanoa. All of these musicians feel honored to celebrate the music of our mountains. Notice - Description: Join Irene Moser and her players for a Rip-roaring, Spine-Tingling Valentine's Day evening of love and murder ballads. Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Music. Story Telling. Age Group: Adult. Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Swannanoa. Tuesday, February 14, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tax Help - BY APPOINTMENT

Pack Memorial Library Pack Memorial Library, Wednesdays, appointments are available between 10 a.m.-4 p.m. To make an appointment on Wednesday at Pack Library, email packtaxes@gmail.com with your name and phone number. An AARP volunteer will contact you to set up your appointment. If you don’t have access to email, the staff at the library can email AARP for you. You can pick up your tax packet at the library. At your appointment, a tax volunteer will check all documents and give you a follow-up appointment to pick up your completed tax return and documents. Saturdays, appointments are available between 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. To make an appointment for Saturday tax help at Pack Library, email vitatax.unca@gmail.com. At your appointment, a tax volunteer will check all documents and give you a follow-up appointment to pick up your completed tax return and documents. This tax help is provided by UNCA. Saturday tax help ends on April 1 and there will be no tax help on February 18. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, NC… Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Tax Help. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Wednesday, February 15, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:00 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, February 15, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time at Enka

Enka-Candler Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years.  For the safety and enjoyment of everyone, our capacity for storytime is at 40 people. Tickets are available at the front desk. 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, February 15, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:45 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, February 15, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tiny Tots Yoga

Swannanoa Library A fun combination of movement, songs and stories along with yoga poses and learning breath techniques--good for everyone! This program will be held indoors during the winter, so space is limited. Mats are provided.  Questions? Call Swannanoa Library at 828-250-6486. Notice - Description: Join Ms. Brandon at the Swannanoa LIbrary for a fun Yoga class for children ages 1-3 & their caregivers. 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.). Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Swannanoa. Wednesday, February 15, 2023, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Pre-K Story Craft

Leicester Library Similar to a Story Time but group discussions inspired by books will be encouraged and connected themes explored. A related craft or activity will be included. Notice - Description: Children's Program. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Leicester. Wednesday, February 15, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Enka History Book Club

Enka-Candler Library The Enka History Book Club reads historical fiction and non-fiction.  We'll be discussing, The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson. Books are available for pick up at the library in large print and regular print. The group meets in the community room and newcomers are always welcome. In the case of inclement weather and winter storms, we will post canceled on this page, on our Facebook page, and on our Instagram page. Follow: @enkacandlerlibrary. 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. Wednesday, February 15, 2023, 2:30 PM – 3:30 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, February 15, 2023, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Read to Puptart!

Enka-Candler Library Puptart is a tail wagging robot dog who sits and stays, pants when listening, and responds to someone talking to and petting it. It will not jump up or run away, plus it's fur free, so no sneezes and runny noses coming your way! Every Wednesday afternoon, Puptart will be available for reading practice in the children's picture book room. Help establish a joy of reading and develop early literacy skills. Sign up at the front desk, pick a book and practice reading for up to 15 minutes. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Enka-Candler. Wednesday, February 15, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Ornithology

Leicester Library Join us for an educational program with the North Carolina Arboretum to explore the unique features and diversity of birds! Come ready to hear about the ecoEXPLORE program, learn about a few WNC bird species, and try to spot birds living around the library. Notice - Description: Children's Program. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: STEM/STEAM. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Leicester. Wednesday, February 15, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tax Help - BY APPOINTMENT

Black Mountain Library Black Mountain Library Mondays and Thursdays, appointments are available between 9 a.m.-2 p.m. To make an appointment, either email NCVThelper@gmail.com with your name and telephone number, or call (828) 669-8610 between 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday. An AARP volunteer will contact you to set up your appointment. You can pick up a tax packet at the library. At your appointment, a tax volunteer will check all documents and give you a follow-up appointment to pick up your completed tax return and documents. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, NC Department of Revenue, Buncombe County Library System and Council on Aging, Inc. will offer free tax preparations for taxpayers of low and moderate income, with special attention to those aged 60 and older. You will need an appointment to speak with a tax help aide. At your appointment, you can drop off your tax documents and you’ll be given another appointment in about 2 weeks to pick up your paperwork and completed tax form. For all the… Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Tax Help. Age Group: Adult. Library: Black Mountain. Thursday, February 16, 2023, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tax Help - BY APPOINTMENT

Weaverville Library Weaverville Library and Weaverville First Baptist Church, Thursdays, appointments are available between 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. To make an appointment for tax help at the Weaverville First Baptist Church email aarptaxesweaverville@gmail.com with your name and telephone number OR call the Weaverville Library at 828-250-6482 with questions. If you don’t have access to email, the staff at the library can relay your information to AARP.  An AARP volunteer will contact you to set up your appointment at the Weaverville First Baptist Church. You can pick up your tax packet at the library. At your appointment, a tax volunteer will check all documents and give you a follow-up appointment to pick up your completed tax return and documents. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, NC Department of Revenue, Buncombe County Library System and Council on Aging, Inc. will offer free tax preparations for taxpayers of low and moderate income, with special attention to those aged 60 and older. You will need an… Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Tax Help. Age Group: Adult. Library: Weaverville. Thursday, February 16, 2023, 9:00 AM – 12:30 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. Thursday, February 16, 2023, 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, February 16, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Hominy Creek Comfort Makers- Knit/Crochet/Sew Makers Group

Enka-Candler Library If you can sew on a machine, hand sew, crochet or knit, stuff a pillow or iron come join our makers group! Sewers, knitters, and menders are welcome to join us. We will be working on projects that provide comfort items to anyone struggling. Comfort items may include but are not limited to quilts, crocheted or knitted blankets, Hospice pillows, chemo port pillows and beanies/hats. To get us started there will be a few Hospice pillow kits, cut and ready to sew, stuff, and complete. Come prepared with your supplies & tools including sewing machine, fabric, yarn and any other items you might need. The library will have some materials on hand as well! You're also more than welcome to join us, hang out, and work on your own project if you'd like. The group meets in the library community room. No registration required. Interested in learning more about the group, follow @hominycreekcomfortmakers on Facebook. Any questions, call us at 250-4758 or email hominycreekcomfortmakers@gmail.com. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Age Group: Adult. Library: Enka-Candler. Thursday, February 16, 2023, 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM. 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, February 16, 2023, 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, February 16, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Friends of the South Buncombe Library Book Club: Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina by Misty Copeland

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Join us for a book discussion hosted by the Friends of the Skyland/South Buncombe Library!  This month we will be reading Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina by Misty Copeland.  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: A bestselling and prizewinning memoir by African American ballerina Misty Copeland, Life in Motion is the vividly told story of her journey to the world-class American Ballet Theatre—and delves into the harrowing family conflicts that nearly drove her away from ballet as a thirteen-year-old prodigy. Determination meets dance in this New York Times bestselling memoir by the history-making ballerina Misty Copeland, recounting the story of her journey to become the first African-American principal ballerina at the prestigious American Ballet Theatre. When she first placed her hands on the barre at… Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Literature. Age Group: Adult. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Thursday, February 16, 2023, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Story Explorers

Pack Memorial Library Explore a new topic each month through stories and hands-on S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) activities. Grades K-5. Notice - Description: This month's theme is Outer Space presented by the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute and the Astronomy Club of Asheville. Launch a rocket, touch a meteorite, and draw a scaled model of the solar system. Explore a new topic each month through stories and hands-on S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) activities. Grades K-5. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4720. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: STEM/STEAM. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, February 16, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Afterschool Art Studio

East Asheville Library Join us for a fun-filled hour of creating as we experiment with various art mediums and techniques while learning about famous artists and their creations! Ages 6-11. Location: East Asheville Library - 3 Avon Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: East Asheville. Thursday, February 16, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Try Tai Chi @ the Weaverville Library!

Weaverville Library Try Tai Chi at the Weaverville Library! Learn more about the gentle art of Tai Chi. These Thursday PM sessions are suitable for beginners and regular practitioners alike.  You may join at any point in the series.  Come as often as you are able.  No pre-registration is necessary. All ages are welcome. Children must have adult partners participating.  Come try Tai Chi! This is a partnership program with Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi and the Friends of the Weaverville Library. . Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: jesse.figuera@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Informational. Age Group: Adult. Family - (children of all ages). Teen - (grades 6-12). School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Weaverville. Thursday, February 16, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:00 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, February 17, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED* 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, February 17, 2023, 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, February 17, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Guided Meditation @ Enka

Enka-Candler Library Join us for a 6 week series to explore the gentle practice of meditation. We'll sample from a variety of traditions/tools; practices that have been known to inspire peace and insight. Comfortable, loose clothing is recommended and a floor mat if you have one, chairs will be out as well for your comfort. Can't wait to see you there! This program is for adults and will take place in our library community room every other Saturday morning. No registration is required. All library programs are free to attend. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Other. Age Group: Adult. Library: Enka-Candler. Saturday, February 18, 2023, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Land of the Sky 101 Book Club

Pack Memorial Library Land of the Sky 101 is a community learning circle for those who are interested in an introduction to the history of Asheville, Buncombe County and Western North Carolina. A nine -part series of readings and discussions is modeled after the themes of the exhibit “An Incomplete History of Buncombe County” mounted in the BCSC reading room. From October 2022 through July 2023 (with a break in December) participants will explore the history of our region focusing on themes ranging from ancient history to the late 20th century revitalization of the Downtown area.   Read  Each month readers can choose from two selections; one light read like a novel, or groups of essays and poems, and one rigorous non-fiction read written by an expert on the subject. Pick one or both! The choice is yours!  Learn  Each session will be facilitated by a Buncombe County Special Collections librarian or special guest who will share their expert knowledge, additional resources, and set the context for the conversation.  Discuss  At le… Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4740. Email: packnc@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Local History & Genealogy. Literature. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, February 18, 2023, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.canva.com.

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, February 18, 2023, 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, February 18, 2023, 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, February 18, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Free Pilates Class

Pack Memorial Library Join Alexis from Cisco Pilates Asheville for a free Pilates mat class! The class is beginner friendly. This will be offered in-person at Pack Library or from the comfort of your own home. You choose! To register for the in-person class, please use the registration option on this calendar entry. To register for the online class, visit https://ciscopilates.as.me/free-pilates-mat-class These classes are offered to the public free of charge, sponsored by the Friends of Pack Library. We will have some yoga mats on hand for the in-person participants, but feel free to bring your own equipment and water bottle! If you have any questions, please call Jen at 828-250-4700 or email jen.waite@buncombecounty.org. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: jen.waite@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Online Programs. Classes. Other. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, February 18, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Teen D&D with Raj

Pack Memorial Library Join us for some Dungeons & Dragons at Pack Memorial Library! All players aged 13-17 are eligible 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: Other. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, February 18, 2023, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Sowing Circle Presents: Starting Seeds with John Bowen

Black Mountain Library Master Gardener, John Bowen kicks off the opening of the Sowing Circle season! He'll offer instructions and tips on starting your seeds. The Friends of the Library will have seed starting kits available for participants as well as seeds to take home.   **This is an in-person event. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Informational. Age Group: Adult. Library: Black Mountain. Saturday, February 18, 2023, 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, February 18, 2023, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tax Help - BY APPOINTMENT

Black Mountain Library Black Mountain Library Mondays and Thursdays, appointments are available between 9 a.m.-2 p.m. To make an appointment, either email NCVThelper@gmail.com with your name and telephone number, or call (828) 669-8610 between 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday. An AARP volunteer will contact you to set up your appointment. You can pick up a tax packet at the library. At your appointment, a tax volunteer will check all documents and give you a follow-up appointment to pick up your completed tax return and documents. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, NC Department of Revenue, Buncombe County Library System and Council on Aging, Inc. will offer free tax preparations for taxpayers of low and moderate income, with special attention to those aged 60 and older. You will need an appointment to speak with a tax help aide. At your appointment, you can drop off your tax documents and you’ll be given another appointment in about 2 weeks to pick up your paperwork and completed tax form. For all the… Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Tax Help. Age Group: Adult. Library: Black Mountain. Monday, February 20, 2023, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tax Help - BY APPOINTMENT

West Asheville Library West Asheville Library, Tuesdays, appointments are available between 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. To make an appointment at the West Asheville Library email aarptaxeswestasheville@gmail.com with your name and telephone number. An AARP volunteer will contact you to set up your appointment. If you don’t have access to email, the staff at the library can email AARP for you. You can pick up your tax packet at the library. At your appointment, a tax volunteer will check all documents and give you a follow-up appointment to pick up your completed tax return and documents in 1 or 2 weeks. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, NC Department of Revenue, Buncombe County Library System and Council on Aging, Inc. will offer free tax preparations for taxpayers of low and moderate income, with special attention to those aged 60 and older. You will need an appointment to speak with a tax help aide. At your appointment, you can drop off your tax documents and you’ll be given another appointment in about 2 weeks to… Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Tax Help. Age Group: Adult. Library: West Asheville. Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Notice - Description: Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 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, February 21, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

FINAL Hora Del Cuento - Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library This will be the last Hora del Cuento=Bilingual Story Time at Oakley/South Asheville Library. Please check out the Hora del Cuento at Skyland/South Buncombe Library every Friday at 10:30 A.M. with Ann! Skyland/South Buncombe Library is located at 260 Overlook Road, Asheville, NC 28803 (828) 250-6488. 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). Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

North Asheville Book Club

North Asheville Library Join us to discuss this month's book: The Doctors Blackwell by Janice P. Nimura, 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, February 21, 2023, 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, February 21, 2023, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Winter BINGO!

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 once again! There will be corny jokes, zany prizes, and hardcore competition! Bring your neighbors! Bring your kids! Bring your neighbors’ kids! Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Adult. Family - (children of all ages). Library: Fairview. Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 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, February 21, 2023, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Harp and Violin Performance Featuring Jessie Meltz and Rachel Parker

Pack Memorial Library From classical to modern, Impressionism to movie scores, come hear harp and violin duo, Jessie Meltz and Rachel Parker, perform in a relaxed environment and learn a little bit more about their instruments along the way! This is a free performance. Everyone is welcome. No registration is required. Light refreshments will be served. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: jen.waite@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Music. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Dark City Poets Society: Open Mic Night

Black Mountain Library Share original poetry or poems from a favorite poet at open mic night from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. in the Community Education Room. This meeting is open to writers of all experience levels looking for feedback on their poetry. As with all DCPS events, this meeting is free, and no registration is required. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Author Event. Literature. Performance. Age Group: Adult. Library: Black Mountain. Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Fairview Online Book Club: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

Fairview Library From the publisher: "Weaving together multiple strands and generations of this family, from the Deep South to California, from the 1950s to the 1990s, Brit Bennett produces a story that is at once a riveting, emotional family story and a brilliant exploration of the American history of passing. Looking well beyond issues of race, The Vanishing Half considers the lasting influence of the past as it shapes a person's decisions, desires, and expectations, and explores some of the multiple reasons and realms in which people sometimes feel pulled to live as something other than their origins." For more information and to register for the online book club please contact jaime.mcdowell@buncombecounty.org or call 828-250-6484. 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… Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Adult. Library: Fairview. Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tax Help - BY APPOINTMENT

Pack Memorial Library Pack Memorial Library, Wednesdays, appointments are available between 10 a.m.-4 p.m. To make an appointment on Wednesday at Pack Library, email packtaxes@gmail.com with your name and phone number. An AARP volunteer will contact you to set up your appointment. If you don’t have access to email, the staff at the library can email AARP for you. You can pick up your tax packet at the library. At your appointment, a tax volunteer will check all documents and give you a follow-up appointment to pick up your completed tax return and documents. Saturdays, appointments are available between 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. To make an appointment for Saturday tax help at Pack Library, email vitatax.unca@gmail.com. At your appointment, a tax volunteer will check all documents and give you a follow-up appointment to pick up your completed tax return and documents. This tax help is provided by UNCA. Saturday tax help ends on April 1 and there will be no tax help on February 18. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, NC… Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Tax Help. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:00 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, February 22, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time at Enka

Enka-Candler Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years.  For the safety and enjoyment of everyone, our capacity for storytime is at 40 people. Tickets are available at the front desk. 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, February 22, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:45 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, February 22, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Bingo

Pack Memorial Library Join us for more Bingo! No cost to participate. Donated prizes available. Lots of fun and fellowship and laughter. Light refreshments will be served. Suitable for all ages. Prizes are donated by the Friends of Pack Library. This will be held in the Activity Room, downstairs at Pack Library. No registration is required. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: jen.waite@buncombecounty.org. Age Group: Adult. Family - (children of all ages). Library: Pack Memorial. Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Gym

Leicester Library Drop in and play between 11 - 12:00. There will be mats of all shapes and sizes to climb + roll + bounce around on with other babies! Notice - Description: Baby Program. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Leicester. Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

YMCA Mobile Market at Enka-Candler Library

Enka-Candler Library The YMCA Mobile Market will be set up in the library community room during the wintry months. 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 here, stop over 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: Informational. Other. Age Group: Adult. Family - (children of all ages). Library: Enka-Candler. All Libraries. Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

YMCA Mobile Market

Leicester Library The YMCA Mobile Market will be set up in the library parking lot from 2-3 pm. Bring your grocery bags and get fresh food for your family.  All are welcome, regardless of income or family size. Distributions are free and no paperwork is required. 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 free 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. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Age Group: Adult. Family - (children of all ages). Library: Leicester. Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 2:00 PM – 3:00 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, February 22, 2023, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Read to Puptart!

Enka-Candler Library Puptart is a tail wagging robot dog who sits and stays, pants when listening, and responds to someone talking to and petting it. It will not jump up or run away, plus it's fur free, so no sneezes and runny noses coming your way! Every Wednesday afternoon, Puptart will be available for reading practice in the children's picture book room. Help establish a joy of reading and develop early literacy skills. Sign up at the front desk, pick a book and practice reading for up to 15 minutes. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Enka-Candler. Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Intro to Rhythm and Drumming with TRAP of Asheville

Pack Memorial Library Please note this class meets at 4:30 in February, which is later than previous classes. Join us for this educational and fun guided drum session. This class is super fun and no drumming experience is needed. In this hour long session we will establish the foundations of rhythm and experiment with various concepts from there. Registration is required to use one of the provided djembes. Registration will be limited to 10 people to ensure we have enough drums for everyone. Feel free to bring your own drum or percussion instrument. If you are bringing your own drum you do not need to register.  This class is best suited for adults and teens/older kids. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: jen.waite@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Music. Classes. Age Group: Adult. Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Pack Memorial. Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tax Help - BY APPOINTMENT

Black Mountain Library Black Mountain Library Mondays and Thursdays, appointments are available between 9 a.m.-2 p.m. To make an appointment, either email NCVThelper@gmail.com with your name and telephone number, or call (828) 669-8610 between 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday. An AARP volunteer will contact you to set up your appointment. You can pick up a tax packet at the library. At your appointment, a tax volunteer will check all documents and give you a follow-up appointment to pick up your completed tax return and documents. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, NC Department of Revenue, Buncombe County Library System and Council on Aging, Inc. will offer free tax preparations for taxpayers of low and moderate income, with special attention to those aged 60 and older. You will need an appointment to speak with a tax help aide. At your appointment, you can drop off your tax documents and you’ll be given another appointment in about 2 weeks to pick up your paperwork and completed tax form. For all the… Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Tax Help. Age Group: Adult. Library: Black Mountain. Thursday, February 23, 2023, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tax Help - BY APPOINTMENT

Weaverville Library Weaverville Library and Weaverville First Baptist Church, Thursdays, appointments are available between 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. To make an appointment for tax help at the Weaverville First Baptist Church email aarptaxesweaverville@gmail.com with your name and telephone number OR call the Weaverville Library at 828-250-6482 with questions. If you don’t have access to email, the staff at the library can relay your information to AARP.  An AARP volunteer will contact you to set up your appointment at the Weaverville First Baptist Church. You can pick up your tax packet at the library. At your appointment, a tax volunteer will check all documents and give you a follow-up appointment to pick up your completed tax return and documents. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, NC Department of Revenue, Buncombe County Library System and Council on Aging, Inc. will offer free tax preparations for taxpayers of low and moderate income, with special attention to those aged 60 and older. You will need an… Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Tax Help. Age Group: Adult. Library: Weaverville. Thursday, February 23, 2023, 9:00 AM – 12:30 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, February 23, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Facing Substance Use and Misuse in Your World

Pack Memorial Library Substance use is a reality in every community. Possibly you or someone in your life has been impacted by the challenges of substance use and addiction. This course identifies common substances, addiction development, and their impact on families and communities. The focus is on the older adult population regarding identification, safety, treatment, and recovery. This is a free workshop facilitated by the Vaya Health GERO team. CEU’s are provided through NC Department of Health and Human Services. Registration is required. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: jen.waite@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Informational. Classes. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, February 23, 2023, 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, February 23, 2023, 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, February 23, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Fiction Writers' Group @ the Weaverville Library

Weaverville Library Join this new group of supportive local writers for fiction writing practice, sharing & feedback. This group will meet the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month 1-3 PM beginning January 26th- April 13th.  Each session will include readings, critique, and creative writing prompts as time allows. This is a new group for all, and no pre-registration is necessary.  Light refreshments will be served.  Email bffnonprofit@gmail.com with questions. See you at the library! Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: jesse.figuera@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Literature. Classes. Informational. Age Group: Adult. Library: Weaverville. Thursday, February 23, 2023, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Build A Bug Workshop with Mr. Jeff

East Asheville Library Join us for a Found Object Art Workshop with artist Mr. Jeff Menzner. Two times available: Saturday, Feb. 11th, 2-4pm Thursday, Feb. 23rd. 4-5:30pm Space is limited! Drop in, call, or email to register. Location: East Asheville Library - 3 Avon Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. STEM/STEAM. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: East Asheville. Thursday, February 23, 2023, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

LEGO HOUR

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Join us for free-form LEGO building every other Thursday afternoon, at 3:30pm!  All ages 5 and up are welcome, but anyone under 10 years old will need to be accompanied by a caregiver. LEGO is provided.  Please leave your personal bricks at home. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Thursday, February 23, 2023, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

TRAP- The Rhythmic Arts Project of AVL- Drum Class for everyone

Enka-Candler Library Join us for the Rhythmic Arts Project's drum class for everyone! A family fun, inclusive program that teaches the basics of music theory by playing percussion instruments. Everyone is welcome, but instruments are limited. Please sign up so we know how many people to expect and how many drums to set up. Program is free and takes place in our library community room. Everyone is welcome.  If you have have a drum or other percussion instrument, feel free to bring it. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Family Fun. Music. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Enka-Candler. Thursday, February 23, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Try Tai Chi @ the Weaverville Library!

Weaverville Library Try Tai Chi at the Weaverville Library! Learn more about the gentle art of Tai Chi. These Thursday PM sessions are suitable for beginners and regular practitioners alike.  You may join at any point in the series.  Come as often as you are able.  No pre-registration is necessary. All ages are welcome. Children must have adult partners participating.  Come try Tai Chi! This is a partnership program with Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi and the Friends of the Weaverville Library. . Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: jesse.figuera@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Informational. Age Group: Adult. Family - (children of all ages). Teen - (grades 6-12). School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Weaverville. Thursday, February 23, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Swannanoa Library Book Club Reads: "Magpie Murders" by Anthony Horowitz

Swannanoa Library Join the Swannanoa Library Book Club as we read a twisty-turny mystery, since made into a PBS series. Our group has fun and light refreshments are served. Have an idea for a good book club read? Let us know. We choose the next book during our gathering. Notice - Description: Read the book the PBS series is based on. New York Times Bestseller | Winner of the Macavity Award for Best Novel | NPR Best Book of the Year | Washington Post Best Book of the Year | Esquire Best Book of the Year From the New York Times bestselling author of Moriarty and Trigger Mortis, this fiendishly brilliant, riveting thriller weaves a classic whodunit worthy of Agatha Christie into a chilling, ingeniously original modern-day mystery. When editor Susan Ryeland is given the manuscript of Alan Conway’s… Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Adult. Library: Swannanoa. Thursday, February 23, 2023, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Black Experience Book Club

East Asheville Library Join other book lovers to discuss this month's pick, The Furrows, by Namwali Serpell. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Event Type: Book Club. Online Programs. Age Group: Adult. Library: East Asheville. All Libraries. Thursday, February 23, 2023, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Noir Collective AVL 39 S. Market St. Suite C Asheville, NC 28801. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Fri-Yay! With Bounty & Soul Kids: Foods to Eat When You Aren't Feeling Well

Black Mountain Library Free Family Education classes from Bounty & Soul. Each month, Bounty & Soul educators share practical information with parents and caregivers to support your child's health and development. Classes are FREE, but please register on the Bounty & Soul site under the Schedule tab. Quick access HERE. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Informational. Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Black Mountain. Friday, February 24, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:00 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, February 24, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED* 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, February 24, 2023, 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, February 24, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

LEGO club

Fairview Library Lego Club resumes in January at the Fairview Public Library. The library provides the Legos and you provide the creativity! Perfect for ages 6 and up. Lego Club is on the last Friday of every month through May. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Fairview. Friday, February 24, 2023, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

LEGO Time

Leicester Library Drop in or stay for the entire time. Build and share ideas! LEGOS + snacks are provided. This program is FREE and no registration is needed. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Leicester. Friday, February 24, 2023, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tax Help - BY APPOINTMENT

Pack Memorial Library AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, NC Department of Revenue, Buncombe County Library System and Council on Aging, Inc. will offer free tax preparations for taxpayers of low and moderate income, with special attention to those aged 60 and older. You will need an appointment to speak with a tax help aide. At your appointment, you can drop off your tax documents and you’ll be given another appointment in about 2 weeks to pick up your paperwork and completed tax form. For all the details, click here: https://www.buncombecounty.org/countycenter/news-detail.aspx?id=20459. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Tax Help. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, February 25, 2023, 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM. 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, February 25, 2023, 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, February 25, 2023, 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, February 25, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

MICROGREENS @ the Weaverville Library!

Weaverville Library Why are folks so excited about Microgreens? Come find out!  Second Flora Microgreens will visit the Weaverville Library to introduce this extraordinary superfood. Learn the benefits of growing these small and mighty greens and find out how you can get started.  No registration needed. Second Flora Microgreens is a small, indoor farm operating year-round out of Weaverville, NC. Passionate about cultivating a healthy community while expanding access to freshly grown superfoods through local delivery and subscriptions. Learn more at secondfloramicrogreens.com This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Weaverville Library. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Email: jesse.figuera@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Informational. STEM/STEAM. Classes. Age Group: Adult. Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Weaverville. Saturday, February 25, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Swannanoa Library In partnership with the Black Mountain Library, join us for a celebration of Black authors and creatives in the world of comic film and graphic novels! Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse tells the story of Miles Morales, a biracial teen who develops similar arachnid powers to the amazing Peter Parker. After the film, check out our handpicked selection of graphic novels from Black authors and artists! We will have comic selections for all ages, including publications from Marvel, DC, Graphix, and lesser known publishers!  Registration is required, as space is limited. Event will be held at the Swannanoa Library, 101 W. Charleston Ave. Notice - Description: Join us for a screening of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, and a celebration of Black authors and creatives in the world of graphic novels! Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: olivia.muse@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Teen - (grades 6-12). Family - (children of all ages). Library: Swannanoa. Black Mountain. Saturday, February 25, 2023, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Gaming with Megan

Pack Memorial Library Enjoy an afternoon of video games and traditional board games. Grades 6-12. Notice - Description: Enjoy an afternoon of video games and traditional board games. Grades 6-12. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4720. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, February 25, 2023, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tax Help - BY APPOINTMENT

Black Mountain Library Black Mountain Library Mondays and Thursdays, appointments are available between 9 a.m.-2 p.m. To make an appointment, either email NCVThelper@gmail.com with your name and telephone number, or call (828) 669-8610 between 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday. An AARP volunteer will contact you to set up your appointment. You can pick up a tax packet at the library. At your appointment, a tax volunteer will check all documents and give you a follow-up appointment to pick up your completed tax return and documents. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, NC Department of Revenue, Buncombe County Library System and Council on Aging, Inc. will offer free tax preparations for taxpayers of low and moderate income, with special attention to those aged 60 and older. You will need an appointment to speak with a tax help aide. At your appointment, you can drop off your tax documents and you’ll be given another appointment in about 2 weeks to pick up your paperwork and completed tax form. For all the… Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Tax Help. Age Group: Adult. Library: Black Mountain. Monday, February 27, 2023, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tax Help - BY APPOINTMENT

West Asheville Library West Asheville Library, Tuesdays, appointments are available between 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. To make an appointment at the West Asheville Library email aarptaxeswestasheville@gmail.com with your name and telephone number. An AARP volunteer will contact you to set up your appointment. If you don’t have access to email, the staff at the library can email AARP for you. You can pick up your tax packet at the library. At your appointment, a tax volunteer will check all documents and give you a follow-up appointment to pick up your completed tax return and documents in 1 or 2 weeks. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, NC Department of Revenue, Buncombe County Library System and Council on Aging, Inc. will offer free tax preparations for taxpayers of low and moderate income, with special attention to those aged 60 and older. You will need an appointment to speak with a tax help aide. At your appointment, you can drop off your tax documents and you’ll be given another appointment in about 2 weeks to… Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Tax Help. Age Group: Adult. Library: West Asheville. Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 9:00 AM – 12:30 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. Location: East Asheville Library - 3 Avon Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Age Group: Adult. Family - (children of all ages). Library: East Asheville. Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Open Play Family Social

Enka-Candler Library Join us every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month in the library community room for open play! We'll be rolling out the mats and play equipment for an hour of active fun. This program is for toddler aged children. For the safety and enjoyment of everyone, our capacity for open play family social time is at 40 people. Tickets are available at the front desk. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Enka-Candler. Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Notice - Description: Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 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, February 28, 2023, 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, February 28, 2023, 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, February 28, 2023, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

WNC Scale Model Club

North Asheville Library The Western North Carolina Scale Model Club is a non-profit group for stati (non-RC) model builders to present their models and share tips and tricks in a laid back atmosphere.  Bring your latest finished piece or your work in progress.  All skill levels are welcome!  This program is designed for Ages 12 and up due to the fragile nature of these models. From January through March, the WNC scale model club will be meeting at the North Asheville Branch. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: matthew.phillips@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Informational. STEM/STEAM. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: North Asheville. Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Spanish Language Conversation Practice Group

Pack Memorial Library Join us for this friendly and welcoming Spanish Language Conversation Practice Group. This is geared towards people with intermediate level Spanish skills and offers an immersive and supportive chance to practice and sharpen your skills. This group meets on the 4th Tuesdays of each month in person at Pack Library.  All are welcome to participate. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: jen.waite@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Informational. Other. Age Group: Adult. Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Discovering the Appalachian Trail: A Guide to the Greatest Hikes, An evening with the authors Joshua Niven and Amber Adams Niven

Fairview Library There is a saying among the Appalachian Trail (AT) community: “You never really leave the Trail.” Even after you’ve hiked your last mile and hung up your boots for the season, a part of you remains in the mountains. Writing from their perspectives as thru-hikers, Joshua and Amber Niven – a husband/wife, photographer/writer team based in Western North Carolina – lovingly compiled Discovering the Appalachian Trail for hikers of all experience levels.  Whether you’re a tenderfoot hiker or a seasoned explorer, Joshua and Amber aim to inspire wisdom and wonder in any reader. Join the authors for an evening of discussion, readings, and stories as they guide you through an intimate exploration of this iconic footpath.   Copies of their book, published by Falcon Guides, will be available for purchase.  This program is presented with financial support from the Friends of Fairview Library. . Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Author Event. Informational. Age Group: Adult. Library: Fairview. Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 6:30 PM – 6:45 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tax Help - BY APPOINTMENT

Pack Memorial Library Pack Memorial Library, Wednesdays, appointments are available between 10 a.m.-4 p.m. To make an appointment on Wednesday at Pack Library, email packtaxes@gmail.com with your name and phone number. An AARP volunteer will contact you to set up your appointment. If you don’t have access to email, the staff at the library can email AARP for you. You can pick up your tax packet at the library. At your appointment, a tax volunteer will check all documents and give you a follow-up appointment to pick up your completed tax return and documents. Saturdays, appointments are available between 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. To make an appointment for Saturday tax help at Pack Library, email vitatax.unca@gmail.com. At your appointment, a tax volunteer will check all documents and give you a follow-up appointment to pick up your completed tax return and documents. This tax help is provided by UNCA. Saturday tax help ends on April 1 and there will be no tax help on February 18. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, NC… Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Tax Help. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Wednesday, March 1, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:00 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, March 1, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time at Enka

Enka-Candler Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years.  For the safety and enjoyment of everyone, our capacity for storytime is at 40 people. Tickets are available at the front desk. 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, March 1, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:45 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, March 1, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tiny Tots Yoga

Swannanoa Library A fun combination of movement, songs and stories along with yoga poses and learning breath techniques--good for everyone! This program will be held indoors during the winter, so space is limited. Mats are provided.  Questions? Call Swannanoa Library at 828-250-6486. Notice - Description: Join Ms. Brandon at the Swannanoa LIbrary for a fun Yoga class for children ages 1-3 & their caregivers. 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.). Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Swannanoa. Wednesday, March 1, 2023, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Getting Started with Libby - Online Training

Pack Memorial Library Join the team from Libby for a one-hour Getting Started with Libby webinar, and learn Libby with the Experts! This webinar will show you everything you need to know to get started with Libby or to make the switch from the OverDrive app. From downloading the app & signing in, to searching & borrowing titles, placing holds, adjusting reading settings, and more, our Libby experts are here to get you started. The session will close with a mini-quiz and live Q&A. Want to learn Libby, but can't attend one of our monthly sessions live? Sessions will be recorded and emailed to everyone registered 24 hours after the webinar. Please register to receive the recording. If you don't have the Libby app downloaded on your device already, you can download the Libby app on most iOS and Android devices. Visit the Apple App Store or Google Play store and search for Libby. Your result should be Libby, by OverDrive, and the app is FREE! You can also use Libby in your web browser by going to libbyapp.com. REGISTRATION IS REQUI… Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: jen.waite@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Literature. Digital Literacy/Technology. Online Programs. Informational. Classes. Age Group: Adult. Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Pack Memorial. Wednesday, March 1, 2023, 2:00 PM – 3:00 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, March 1, 2023, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Read to Puptart!

Enka-Candler Library Puptart is a tail wagging robot dog who sits and stays, pants when listening, and responds to someone talking to and petting it. It will not jump up or run away, plus it's fur free, so no sneezes and runny noses coming your way! Every Wednesday afternoon, Puptart will be available for reading practice in the children's picture book room. Help establish a joy of reading and develop early literacy skills. Sign up at the front desk, pick a book and practice reading for up to 15 minutes. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Enka-Candler. Wednesday, March 1, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tax Help - BY APPOINTMENT

Black Mountain Library Black Mountain Library Mondays and Thursdays, appointments are available between 9 a.m.-2 p.m. To make an appointment, either email NCVThelper@gmail.com with your name and telephone number, or call (828) 669-8610 between 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday. An AARP volunteer will contact you to set up your appointment. You can pick up a tax packet at the library. At your appointment, a tax volunteer will check all documents and give you a follow-up appointment to pick up your completed tax return and documents. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, NC Department of Revenue, Buncombe County Library System and Council on Aging, Inc. will offer free tax preparations for taxpayers of low and moderate income, with special attention to those aged 60 and older. You will need an appointment to speak with a tax help aide. At your appointment, you can drop off your tax documents and you’ll be given another appointment in about 2 weeks to pick up your paperwork and completed tax form. For all the… Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Tax Help. Age Group: Adult. Library: Black Mountain. Thursday, March 2, 2023, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tax Help - BY APPOINTMENT

Weaverville Library Weaverville Library and Weaverville First Baptist Church, Thursdays, appointments are available between 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. To make an appointment for tax help at the Weaverville First Baptist Church email aarptaxesweaverville@gmail.com with your name and telephone number OR call the Weaverville Library at 828-250-6482 with questions. If you don’t have access to email, the staff at the library can relay your information to AARP.  An AARP volunteer will contact you to set up your appointment at the Weaverville First Baptist Church. You can pick up your tax packet at the library. At your appointment, a tax volunteer will check all documents and give you a follow-up appointment to pick up your completed tax return and documents. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, NC Department of Revenue, Buncombe County Library System and Council on Aging, Inc. will offer free tax preparations for taxpayers of low and moderate income, with special attention to those aged 60 and older. You will need an… Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Tax Help. Age Group: Adult. Library: Weaverville. Thursday, March 2, 2023, 9:00 AM – 12:30 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, March 2, 2023, 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, March 2, 2023, 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, March 2, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Intergenerational Lego Club

East Asheville Library Have fun building a unique creation with Legos at the East Asheville Public Library!  Flex your Lego building skills and make some friends while you're at it. Please leave your personal Legos at home because we've got plenty. Open to all ages 5 & up. For questions call 828-250-4738. Location: East Asheville Library - 3 Avon Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: STEM/STEAM. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: East Asheville. Thursday, March 2, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Try Tai Chi @ the Weaverville Library!

Weaverville Library Try Tai Chi at the Weaverville Library! Learn more about the gentle art of Tai Chi. These Thursday PM sessions are suitable for beginners and regular practitioners alike.  You may join at any point in the series.  Come as often as you are able.  No pre-registration is necessary. All ages are welcome. Children must have adult partners participating.  Come try Tai Chi! This is a partnership program with Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi and the Friends of the Weaverville Library. . Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: jesse.figuera@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Informational. Age Group: Adult. Family - (children of all ages). Teen - (grades 6-12). School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Weaverville. Thursday, March 2, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Smartphone Snacks at Pack: Session 1 of 3

Pack Memorial Library Basic smartphone how-to, in three 75-minute mini-classes. Learn basic phone functions, including the fundamentals of text messaging, email, browsing, and staying safe online This will be a 3-part series. We want people who register to plan to attend all 3. Registration is required and will be limited to 8 so that we can provide individual attention. *Please note we are focusing on iPhone and iPad users for this series. Our goal is to be able to provide something similar for Android users next. Session 1: Friday, March 3 from 10:30-11:45 Physical buttons and screen buttons • The home screen • The basic gestures: Swiping, tapping, and touch-dragging • Essential upkeep (phone software updates) • Accessibility controls Session 2: Friday, March 10 from 10:30-11:45 Using copy, cut, and paste • Sending, finding, and deleting text messages • Installing and removing apps • Texting • Automated texts and security codes Session 3: Friday, March 17 from 10:30-11:45 • Browser searching and safety • Password safety,… Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: jen.waite@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Digital Literacy/Technology. Informational. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Friday, March 3, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:45 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, March 3, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED* 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, March 3, 2023, 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, March 3, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

LEGO Club!

Oakley / South Asheville Library Join us on the first Saturday of each month! Build unique LEGO architecture and display your own LEGO creations at the library. *Please leave your personal LEGOs at home, we have plenty! Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. STEM/STEAM. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Saturday, March 4, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Guided Meditation @ Enka

Enka-Candler Library Join us for a 6 week series to explore the gentle practice of meditation. We'll sample from a variety of traditions/tools; practices that have been known to inspire peace and insight. Comfortable, loose clothing is recommended and a floor mat if you have one, chairs will be out as well for your comfort. Can't wait to see you there! This program is for adults and will take place in our library community room every other Saturday morning. No registration is required. All library programs are free to attend. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Other. Age Group: Adult. Library: Enka-Candler. Saturday, March 4, 2023, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tax Help - BY APPOINTMENT

Pack Memorial Library AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, NC Department of Revenue, Buncombe County Library System and Council on Aging, Inc. will offer free tax preparations for taxpayers of low and moderate income, with special attention to those aged 60 and older. You will need an appointment to speak with a tax help aide. At your appointment, you can drop off your tax documents and you’ll be given another appointment in about 2 weeks to pick up your paperwork and completed tax form. For all the details, click here: https://www.buncombecounty.org/countycenter/news-detail.aspx?id=20459. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Tax Help. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, March 4, 2023, 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Special Family Storytime: The Magic Story Machine

East Asheville Library Join us for a special family storytime on the first Saturday of each month as we tell stories from the Magic Crankie Story Machine! All ages. Location: East Asheville Library - 3 Avon Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Story Telling. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: East Asheville. Saturday, March 4, 2023, 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, March 4, 2023, 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, March 4, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Teen D&D with Raj

Pack Memorial Library Join us for some Dungeons & Dragons at Pack Memorial Library! All players aged 13-17 are eligible 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: Other. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, March 4, 2023, 2:00 PM – 5:00 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, March 4, 2023, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tax Help - BY APPOINTMENT

Black Mountain Library Black Mountain Library Mondays and Thursdays, appointments are available between 9 a.m.-2 p.m. To make an appointment, either email NCVThelper@gmail.com with your name and telephone number, or call (828) 669-8610 between 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday. An AARP volunteer will contact you to set up your appointment. You can pick up a tax packet at the library. At your appointment, a tax volunteer will check all documents and give you a follow-up appointment to pick up your completed tax return and documents. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, NC Department of Revenue, Buncombe County Library System and Council on Aging, Inc. will offer free tax preparations for taxpayers of low and moderate income, with special attention to those aged 60 and older. You will need an appointment to speak with a tax help aide. At your appointment, you can drop off your tax documents and you’ll be given another appointment in about 2 weeks to pick up your paperwork and completed tax form. For all the… Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Tax Help. Age Group: Adult. Library: Black Mountain. Monday, March 6, 2023, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tax Help - BY APPOINTMENT

West Asheville Library West Asheville Library, Tuesdays, appointments are available between 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. To make an appointment at the West Asheville Library email aarptaxeswestasheville@gmail.com with your name and telephone number. An AARP volunteer will contact you to set up your appointment. If you don’t have access to email, the staff at the library can email AARP for you. You can pick up your tax packet at the library. At your appointment, a tax volunteer will check all documents and give you a follow-up appointment to pick up your completed tax return and documents in 1 or 2 weeks. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, NC Department of Revenue, Buncombe County Library System and Council on Aging, Inc. will offer free tax preparations for taxpayers of low and moderate income, with special attention to those aged 60 and older. You will need an appointment to speak with a tax help aide. At your appointment, you can drop off your tax documents and you’ll be given another appointment in about 2 weeks to… Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Tax Help. Age Group: Adult. Library: West Asheville. Tuesday, March 7, 2023, 9:00 AM – 12:30 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, March 7, 2023, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Notice - Description: Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, March 7, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. 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, March 7, 2023, 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, March 7, 2023, 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, March 7, 2023, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Dark City Poets Society

Black Mountain Library Our next monthly critique meeting is from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. in the Community Education Room. This meeting is open to writers of all experience levels who are looking for feedback on their poetry. As with all DCPS events, this meeting is free and no registration is required. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Literature. Age Group: Adult. Library: Black Mountain. Tuesday, March 7, 2023, 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 Secret, by Karen Swan. 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. Location: East Asheville Library - 3 Avon Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Adult. Library: East Asheville. Tuesday, March 7, 2023, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tax Help - BY APPOINTMENT

Pack Memorial Library Pack Memorial Library, Wednesdays, appointments are available between 10 a.m.-4 p.m. To make an appointment on Wednesday at Pack Library, email packtaxes@gmail.com with your name and phone number. An AARP volunteer will contact you to set up your appointment. If you don’t have access to email, the staff at the library can email AARP for you. You can pick up your tax packet at the library. At your appointment, a tax volunteer will check all documents and give you a follow-up appointment to pick up your completed tax return and documents. Saturdays, appointments are available between 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. To make an appointment for Saturday tax help at Pack Library, email vitatax.unca@gmail.com. At your appointment, a tax volunteer will check all documents and give you a follow-up appointment to pick up your completed tax return and documents. This tax help is provided by UNCA. Saturday tax help ends on April 1 and there will be no tax help on February 18. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, NC… Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Tax Help. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Wednesday, March 8, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Pack Library Book Club

Pack Memorial Library The Pack Library Book Club is a book discussion group that meets the second Wednesday of each month at 10:30AM  at the library. The book for March is Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell. 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. 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, March 8, 2023, 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, March 8, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time at Enka

Enka-Candler Library Join us for a fun and interactive story time designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years.  For the safety and enjoyment of everyone, our capacity for storytime is at 40 people. Tickets are available at the front desk. 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, March 8, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:45 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, March 8, 2023, 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, March 8, 2023, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Read to Puptart!

Enka-Candler Library Puptart is a tail wagging robot dog who sits and stays, pants when listening, and responds to someone talking to and petting it. It will not jump up or run away, plus it's fur free, so no sneezes and runny noses coming your way! Every Wednesday afternoon, Puptart will be available for reading practice in the children's picture book room. Help establish a joy of reading and develop early literacy skills. Sign up at the front desk, pick a book and practice reading for up to 15 minutes. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Enka-Candler. Wednesday, March 8, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tax Help - BY APPOINTMENT

Black Mountain Library Black Mountain Library Mondays and Thursdays, appointments are available between 9 a.m.-2 p.m. To make an appointment, either email NCVThelper@gmail.com with your name and telephone number, or call (828) 669-8610 between 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday. An AARP volunteer will contact you to set up your appointment. You can pick up a tax packet at the library. At your appointment, a tax volunteer will check all documents and give you a follow-up appointment to pick up your completed tax return and documents. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, NC Department of Revenue, Buncombe County Library System and Council on Aging, Inc. will offer free tax preparations for taxpayers of low and moderate income, with special attention to those aged 60 and older. You will need an appointment to speak with a tax help aide. At your appointment, you can drop off your tax documents and you’ll be given another appointment in about 2 weeks to pick up your paperwork and completed tax form. For all the… Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Tax Help. Age Group: Adult. Library: Black Mountain. Thursday, March 9, 2023, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Tax Help - BY APPOINTMENT

Weaverville Library Weaverville Library and Weaverville First Baptist Church, Thursdays, appointments are available between 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. To make an appointment for tax help at the Weaverville First Baptist Church email aarptaxesweaverville@gmail.com with your name and telephone number OR call the Weaverville Library at 828-250-6482 with questions. If you don’t have access to email, the staff at the library can relay your information to AARP.  An AARP volunteer will contact you to set up your appointment at the Weaverville First Baptist Church. You can pick up your tax packet at the library. At your appointment, a tax volunteer will check all documents and give you a follow-up appointment to pick up your completed tax return and documents. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, NC Department of Revenue, Buncombe County Library System and Council on Aging, Inc. will offer free tax preparations for taxpayers of low and moderate income, with special attention to those aged 60 and older. You will need an… Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Tax Help. Age Group: Adult. Library: Weaverville. Thursday, March 9, 2023, 9:00 AM – 12:30 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, March 9, 2023, 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, March 9, 2023, 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, March 9, 2023, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Fiction Writers' Group @ the Weaverville Library

Weaverville Library Join this new group of supportive local writers for fiction writing practice, sharing & feedback. This group will meet the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month 1-3 PM beginning January 26th- April 13th.  Each session will include readings, critique, and creative writing prompts as time allows. This is a new group for all, and no pre-registration is necessary.  Light refreshments will be served.  Email bffnonprofit@gmail.com with questions. See you at the library! Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: jesse.figuera@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Literature. Classes. Informational. Age Group: Adult. Library: Weaverville. Thursday, March 9, 2023, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

LEGO HOUR

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Join us for free-form LEGO building every other Thursday afternoon, at 3:30pm!  All ages 5 and up are welcome, but anyone under 10 years old will need to be accompanied by a caregiver. LEGO is provided.  Please leave your personal bricks at home. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Thursday, March 9, 2023, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Creative Writing Group online

Leicester Library Join us for creative writing online! We'll meet on Zoom and do several rounds of writing prompts. The group is simple - we just write and read our writing to each other.  This is a supportive and fun environment that gets your creative juices flowing with low stakes and lots of fun.   Email anna.booraem@buncombecounty.org for the link to the online meeting.  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. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Literature. Story Telling. Age Group: Adult. Library: Leicester. Thursday, March 9, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Try Tai Chi @ the Weaverville Library!

Weaverville Library Try Tai Chi at the Weaverville Library! Learn more about the gentle art of Tai Chi. These Thursday PM sessions are suitable for beginners and regular practitioners alike.  You may join at any point in the series.  Come as often as you are able.  No pre-registration is necessary. All ages are welcome. Children must have adult partners participating.  Come try Tai Chi! This is a partnership program with Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi and the Friends of the Weaverville Library. . Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: jesse.figuera@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Informational. Age Group: Adult. Family - (children of all ages). Teen - (grades 6-12). School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Weaverville. Thursday, March 9, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Library Advisory Board Meeting

Library Advisory Board The Library Advisory Board Meeting will be at Pack library or online Agenda - added prior to meeting , Minutes - added after meeting The Library Advisory Board generally meets every other month at 6:30pm at Pack Library or online. Please check the calendar just prior to the bi-monthly meeting to make sure the meeting hasn't been cancelled, postponed or moved. Thursday, March 9, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Pack Memorial Library or online. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.