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Itch to Stitch

Weaverville Library Bring your current needlework project and enjoy chatting with other like-minded folks. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Age Group: Adult. Library: Weaverville. Monday, September 16, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Pack Memorial. Monday, September 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Monday, September 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

West Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: West Asheville. Monday, September 16, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Jazz Hour at Pack

Pack Memorial Library Our free Jazz Hour is back for the fall season.  Please join us in our auditorium to listen to an hour of jazz from Steinway pianist and composer Michael Jefry Stevens and his musician friends.  Each performance is different and will take place on the third Monday evenings of each month. Everyone is welcome. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Performance. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Monday, September 16, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 0-18 month-old set. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

North Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: North Asheville. Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Fairview Library Baby StoryTime is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Fairview. Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Weaverville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Weaverville. Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Black Mountain Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Black Mountain. Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Gym

Fairview Library Join us for Baby Gym just after Baby Storytime at 11. This is a free play time for little ones ages 0-18 months. We will have baby & toddler sized toys, climbing structures, tunnels, and more! Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Fairview. Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

North Asheville Book Club

North Asheville Library Join us to discuss this month's book: "A Gentleman in Moscow" by Amor Towles 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, September 17, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

West Asheville Library Book Discussion

West Asheville Library We'll be discussing Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Adult. Library: West Asheville. Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Read to Olivia the Therapy Dog

Weaverville Library Kids - Sign up for your 15 minutes with Olivia today!  Come by or call the Library at 250-6482 to register. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Weaverville. Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Putting Your Garden to Bed for the Winter

Swannanoa Library Taking time to put the garden to bed at the end of the growing season can mean all the difference when the garden wakes up the following spring. Alison will present and discuss the many tasks mountain gardeners may consider when it comes to preparing for the long winter's nap. Alison Arnold is the Agriculture Extension Agent in Consumer Horticulture for the Buncombe County Center in Asheville, NC, offering home horticulture information to buncombe county residents and program training and coordination for the Extension Master Gardeners SM. Alison held this same position back in the early nineties before moving to the North Carolina Arboretum. There she worked 16 years in various positions including gardener, volunteer coordinator and Director of Horticulture. Alison lives in Fairview with her husband John and her family of animals. Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Age Group: Adult. Library: Swannanoa. Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Mystery Book Club

Black Mountain Library Discuss mystery genre books in a community of book-loving sleuths. We'll be discussing Rescue, by Anita Shreve. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Literature. Age Group: Adult. Library: Black Mountain. Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Fairview Evening Book Club

Fairview Library We will be reading ‘Killing Commendatore’ by Haruki Murakami for the month of September and discussing it on Tuesday, September 17th at 7pm. “Killing Commendatore is vast, ambitious and composed of seemingly disparate layers that somehow all find a way to link together. It’s a meditation on loss, an exploration of the nature of art, an ode to the things we find when granted solitude and so much more.” ~BookPage No sign up or registration is required to join book club, and new members are always welcome. Book Club meets the third Tuesday of the month at 7pm September-May. Mark your calendar for future dates and titles: October 15 – News of the World by Paulette Jiles November 19 – Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng December 17 – The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu by Joshua Hammer January 21 – Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See February 18 – Arcadia by Lauren Groff March 17 – Undaunted by Jackie Speier April 21 – The River by Peter Heller May 19 – Blue Highways by William… 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, September 17, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Film showing of "A Raisin in the Sun"

Weaverville Library We'll be screening the classic 1961 version of Lorraine Hansberry's play starring Sidney Poitier. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Age Group: Adult. Library: Weaverville. Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

North Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: North Asheville. Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Black Mountain Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Black Mountain. Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Preschool Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Enka-Candler. Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Leicester Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Leicester. Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

East Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: East Asheville Library - 902 Tunnel 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. Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Fairview Library A movement based story time for children of all ages. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Fairview. Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

North Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: North Asheville. Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Weaverville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Weaverville. Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

West Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: West Asheville. Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Gym

Fairview Library Join us for Toddler Gym just after Toddler Storytime at 11. This is a free play time for little ones ages 18 months-3 years. We will have toddler sized toys, climbing structures, tunnels, and more! Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Fairview. Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Afternoon Book Group

Black Mountain Library Read a 20th century book set in the South. No time to read? Join us anyway, for a lively discussion in this book-loving group! Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Literature. Age Group: Adult. Library: Black Mountain. Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

History Book Club "The Johnstown Flood" by David McCullough

Enka-Candler Library Our Afternoon History Book Club will be discussing "The Johnstown Flood" by David McCullough. 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, September 18, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Uke Jam

Weaverville Library Bring your axe and jam along on some of the classics! Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Music. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Weaverville. Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Entomology 101 with the NC Arboretum

Pack Memorial Library Scientists need YOUR help in studying animals everywhere, including your own backyard! Join us for an introduction to entomology, the study of insects. You’ll learn all about our creepy, crawly friends!  You can also join our crew of ecoEXPLORERS — kids who submit observations of plants and animals for scientists to study and earn prizes while they do it. For ages 5 to 13 but all ages are welcome to attend. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4720. Email: jesse.figuera@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. STEM/STEAM. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Family - (children of all ages). Library: Pack Memorial. Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Book Discussion: Up From These Hills by Michael Lambert

West Asheville Library Discussion of memoir Up From These Hills by Michael Lambert as part of the My Story memoir program. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Literature. Local History & Genealogy. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: West Asheville. Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Swannanoa Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Swannanoa. Thursday, September 19, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, September 19, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Black Mountain Library Toddler Times are lively interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Black Mountain. Thursday, September 19, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Enka-Candler. Thursday, September 19, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Leicester Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Leicester. Thursday, September 19, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Thursday, September 19, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Pirate Preschool Story Time

Swannanoa Library Put on your best eye patch and captain's hat, it's Talk Like a Pirate Day! Hear wild tales of pirate kings and queens. Walk the plank and more. Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Swannanoa. Thursday, September 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Fairview Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative 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. Thursday, September 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Thursday, September 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Weaverville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Weaverville. Thursday, September 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

West Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: West Asheville. Thursday, September 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Chair Yoga for Seniors

North Asheville Library Join instructor Darleen Benson as she leads a 6-week series of chair yoga classes geared specifically towards seniors. A yoga teacher with almost 40 years of experience, Darleen will lead the class in a beginner friendly routine designed to increase strength, flexibility, and balance. Participants will learn natural body postures that fight pain and promote mobility. This program is free and open to the public. Classes will be held at 2pm every Thursday from August 15th through September 19th. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Other. Age Group: Adult. Library: North Asheville. Thursday, September 19, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Friends of the South Buncombe Library Book Club: Sold on a Monday by Christina McMorris

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Friends of the South Buncombe Library Book Club. This month’s selection is Sold on a Monday by Christina McMorris. Join us! Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Adult. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Thursday, September 19, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Afternoon Preschool Storytime

Fairview Library Unable to attend a morning storytime? We have you covered with our NEW Afternoon Storytime for Preschoolers. Join us every Thursday afternoon at 3:30 for songs, stories, and crafts. 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. Thursday, September 19, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Teen Me-DIY-a Group

Pack Memorial Library Learn how to make zines and your very own podcast! Ages 11+. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Digital Literacy/Technology. STEM/STEAM. Story Telling. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, September 19, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Spanish Conversation Group

Pack Memorial Library Looking to practice your Spanish Language skills? Come to the Spanish Conversation Group at Pack! The group meets once a week to practice their language skills and to help each other out when needed. Newcomers are always welcome.  No registration is necessary. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, September 19, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Pajama Story Time

Pack Memorial Library A cozy evening story time designed for children ages 3-6, but all ages are welcome. Come in your pajamas if you wanna! Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4720. Email: jesse.figuera@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Family - (children of all ages). Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, September 19, 2019, 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Friends of the Library Ongoing Book Sale

West Asheville Library Our Friends of the Library group makes a lot of things possible for the library including summer programs for children, The Zoom pass program, Chautauqua, speakers and author talks, some of our magazine subscriptions, various items that aren't usually in our budget...the list goes on! The main way they raise money is their ongoing book sale here at the library. Come check it out. Bargain books-- a bag for a buck; other books at 50 cents for paperback and $1 hardback; music, audio and video--most at 25 cents each; special finds including a cookbook section, antique books and more. Tons of books. Come check it out! Get bargains and support your library! Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Sale. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: West Asheville. Friday, September 20, 2019. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Book-to-Movie Program

West Asheville Library West Asheville Library's Book-to-Movie program presents Gone Baby Gone, a gritty thriller about the mysterious disappearance of a little girl in Boston. Based on the novel by Dennis Lehane, this film was directed by Ben Affleck and stars Casey Affleck, Michelle Monaghan, Morgan Freeman, Ed Harris, and Amy Ryan. It is rated R and approximately 2 hours long. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Age Group: Adult. Library: West Asheville. Friday, September 20, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Reading with JR The Therapy Dog

North Asheville Library Come practice your reading with J.R. certified therapy dog and amazing listener. Kid readers up to age 12 can sign up for 15 minute sessions. Stop by the library to register or call 828-250-4752. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). School Age - (grades K-5). Library: North Asheville. Friday, September 20, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Cinema on the Square

Swannanoa Library See a heart-warming fantasy for the whole family (with puppets!) under the stars in Grovemont Park. The movie begins at dusk. There will be popcorn and other refreshments available for purchase. Please bring a blanket or camp chairs for seating. Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Swannanoa. Friday, September 20, 2019, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Used Book Sale

Weaverville Library The Friends of the Weaverville Library have been saving up their most beautiful art and coffee table books for this sale that coincides with Weaverville's Art in Autumn.  Beautiful books at cheap prices are always great gifts, too! Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Book Sale. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: Weaverville. Saturday, September 21, 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, September 21, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Baby Story Time

East Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: East Asheville Library - 902 Tunnel Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: East Asheville. Saturday, September 21, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Gateless Writing Salon with Nina Hart

North Asheville Library Join writing coach Nina Hart as she guides you through a one of a kind writing adventure! This 90-minute Gateless Method Writing Salon will begin with a guided discussion of powerful creativity coaching tools, followed by "think out of the box" writing exercises and positive-only Gateless Method feedback from the your fellow writers. So hop on in with your favorite notebook and pens that write fast! You'll be sure to leave with plenty of rich written material. Writers of all experience levels welcome (ages 15 and up), but space is limited. Registration is required and will open on August 31st. You can register online or call us at 828-250-4752. Nina Hart is a writer, performer, and creativity coach. She is the founder of “Writing from the Top of your Head,” a unique method of teaching which combines group Creativity Coaching with creative writing. She is also a certified Gateless Method writing teacher - "a method of teaching the art and craft of writing using creative brain science, ancient non-dual te… Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: sara.kaglic@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Literature. Featured Event: Special Event. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: North Asheville. Saturday, September 21, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Pack Memorial. Monday, September 23, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Monday, September 23, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

West Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: West Asheville. Monday, September 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Hola, Asheville

Pack Memorial Library Hola, Asheville” is a group for bilingual / bicultural families (English / Spanish) to get together and play, read and socialize in Spanish. Our goal is to create a fun environment for families to cultivate their other language by playing games, sharing stories about countries, and talking about books. No registration necessary. Group is welcome to everyone. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Informational. Other. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Teen - (grades 6-12). Family - (children of all ages). Library: Pack Memorial. Monday, September 23, 2019, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Lego Club

Weaverville Library Come and build with us! Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Weaverville. Monday, September 23, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 0-18 month-old set. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

North Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: North Asheville. Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Fairview Library Baby StoryTime is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Fairview. Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Weaverville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Weaverville. Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Black Mountain Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Black Mountain. Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Gym

Fairview Library Join us for Baby Gym just after Baby Storytime at 11. This is a free play time for little ones ages 0-18 months. We will have baby & toddler sized toys, climbing structures, tunnels, and more! Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Fairview. Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Graphic Novel Book Club

North Asheville Library Come join the Graphic Novel Book Club!  We'll come together at the North Asheville Library on the 4th Tuesday of every month at 3pm. We'll discuss the graphic novel of the month and create some related artwork!  Come by the North Asheville circulation desk to check out a copy of our current book of the month!  For ages 8-12. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Book Club. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: North Asheville. Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Read to Olivia the Therapy Dog

Weaverville Library Kids - Sign up for your 15 minutes with Olivia today!  Come by or call the Library at 250-6482 to register. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Weaverville. Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Billy Wilder Film Series: The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970)

Fairview Library In a career that spanned five decades, Billy Wilder is considered one of the most brilliant and versatile filmmakers of Hollywood’s Golden Age. Join us for the final film in our retrospective of his brilliant career. This unconventional look at the incomparable Sherlock Holmes is rife with subtext and sardonic wit provided by the writing team of Wilder and longtime collaborator I.A.L. Diamond.  Queen Victoria, Russian ballerinas, corpses in the Thames, and the Loch Ness monster are all encountered and investigated by Holmes and Watson in this inventive, near-parody adaptation of the famous detective. Starring Robert Stephens, Colin Blakely, Geneviève Page, and Christopher Lee.  All screenings will be hosted by North Carolina Film Critics Association member James Rosario (THEDAILYORCA.COM), who will introduce each film and lead a discussion after. Free popcorn provided by Grail Moviehouse. Rated PG-13. 125 minutes. EVENT REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED, however, registration helps us collect… Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Age Group: Adult. Library: Fairview. Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Spinning Yarns knitting and crochet drop in group

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Spinning Yarns knitting and crochet drop in group. Beginners can learn a basic pattern. Those with experience are welcome to work on a project and share your knowledge. Supplies will be available for beginners. Come “spin some yarn” at the library! Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

North Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: North Asheville. Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Black Mountain Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Black Mountain. Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Preschool Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Enka-Candler. Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Leicester Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Leicester. Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Autumn Tiny Tots Yoga!

Swannanoa Library Tiny Tots Yoga is for babies and toddlers (crawling to 2 years) with a caregiver (parent, friend, or guardian). This is a highly active, playful class with songs and music that integrate breathing, mindfulness and yoga exercise. FREE! Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Swannanoa. Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

East Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: East Asheville Library - 902 Tunnel 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. Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Fairview Library A movement based story time for children of all ages. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Fairview. Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

North Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: North Asheville. Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Weaverville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Weaverville. Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

West Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: West Asheville. Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Gym

Fairview Library Join us for Toddler Gym just after Toddler Storytime at 11. This is a free play time for little ones ages 18 months-3 years. We will have toddler sized toys, climbing structures, tunnels, and more! Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Fairview. Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Uke Jam

Weaverville Library Bring your axe and jam along on some of the classics! Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Music. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Weaverville. Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Dungeons & Dragons for Teens

Pack Memorial Library Join us for Dungeons & Dragons on the second Saturday of the month from 1-4pm, and last Wednesday of the month from 4-6pm. For ages 12 and up. This event is free, but registration is required. Please call the library to register at 250-4720. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Pack Memorial. Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

North Carolina Room September Program

Pack Memorial Library Join the North Carolina Room @ Pack Memorial Library for their monthly lecture series. September program TBA! Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4740. Email: packnc@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Local History & Genealogy. Other. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Swannanoa Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Swannanoa. Thursday, September 26, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, September 26, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Black Mountain Library Toddler Times are lively interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Black Mountain. Thursday, September 26, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Enka-Candler. Thursday, September 26, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Leicester Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Leicester. Thursday, September 26, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Thursday, September 26, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Swannanoa Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Swannanoa. Thursday, September 26, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Fairview Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative 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. Thursday, September 26, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Thursday, September 26, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Weaverville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Weaverville. Thursday, September 26, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

West Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: West Asheville. Thursday, September 26, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Afternoon Preschool Storytime

Fairview Library Unable to attend a morning storytime? We have you covered with our NEW Afternoon Storytime for Preschoolers. Join us every Thursday afternoon at 3:30 for songs, stories, and crafts. 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. Thursday, September 26, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Spanish Conversation Group

Pack Memorial Library Looking to practice your Spanish Language skills? Come to the Spanish Conversation Group at Pack! The group meets once a week to practice their language skills and to help each other out when needed. Newcomers are always welcome.  No registration is necessary. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, September 26, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Pajama Story Time

Pack Memorial Library A cozy evening story time designed for children ages 3-6, but all ages are welcome. Come in your pajamas if you wanna! Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4720. Email: jesse.figuera@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Family - (children of all ages). Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, September 26, 2019, 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Friends of the Library Ongoing Book Sale

West Asheville Library Our Friends of the Library group makes a lot of things possible for the library including summer programs for children, The Zoom pass program, Chautauqua, speakers and author talks, some of our magazine subscriptions, various items that aren't usually in our budget...the list goes on! The main way they raise money is their ongoing book sale here at the library. Come check it out. Bargain books-- a bag for a buck; other books at 50 cents for paperback and $1 hardback; music, audio and video--most at 25 cents each; special finds including a cookbook section, antique books and more. Tons of books. Come check it out! Get bargains and support your library! Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Sale. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: West Asheville. Friday, September 27, 2019. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Manhattan Short Film Festival

Pack Memorial Library The Manhattan Short Film Festival is back in Asheville this September 27 through October 3! Exciting news is we're partnering with the Grail Moviehouse, which means more seats and more treats! *We are not offering free tickets to this show time, tickets are available for purchase at the Grail Moviehouse box office. Visit grailmoviehouse.com to purchase tickets and for more show times! Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Friday, September 27, 2019, 1:15 PM – 3:45 PM. The Grail Moviehouse. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Banned Books Week Screen Printing for Teens

Pack Memorial Library Celebrate Banned Books Week by screenprinting your own tee or patch! We'll have fabric for patches, but BYOT (Bring Your Own Tee, probably something light)! Ages 11-18 Get more info about Banned Books Week here: https://bannedbooksweek.org/. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Pack Memorial. Friday, September 27, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Reading with JR The Therapy Dog

Enka-Candler Library Kids are invited to stop by between 4 & 5 pm on the 4th Friday of each month to practice their reading skills with a gentle, patient and adorable canine friend. J.R. is a certified therapy dog and he can't wait to meet the readers of the Enka-Candler community! No advance registration is required for the ENKA program. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Enka-Candler. Friday, September 27, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Leicester LEGO Builders

Leicester Library Meet builders & exhibit your Lego skills. Drop in, or stay the whole time. Ages 5 & up. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Leicester. Friday, September 27, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Manhattan Short Film Festival

Pack Memorial Library The Manhattan Short Film Festival is back in Asheville this September 27 through October 3! Exciting news is we're partnering with the Grail Moviehouse, which means more seats and more treats! *We are not offering free tickets to this show time, tickets are available for purchase at the Grail Moviehouse box office. Visit grailmoviehouse.com to purchase tickets and for more show times! Phone: 8282504718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Friday, September 27, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. The Grail Moviehouse. For more info visit grailmoviehouse.com.

Leicester Food Swap

Leicester Library The Leicester Placemakers invite you to bring what you’ve got to swap! On select Saturday mornings at the Leicester Library, bring your homegrown, foraged, or homemade foods to trade. Please prepare your food items in small, tradeable sizes. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Featured Event: Special Event. Age Group: Adult. Library: Leicester. Saturday, September 28, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Chess Club and Board Games

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Come join us for chess or play another board game -we'll  have some available and you can bring your own. For kids six years old and up. Kids under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. 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). Teen - (grades 6-12). Family - (children of all ages). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Saturday, September 28, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, September 28, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Mixed Level Mat Pilates Class with Cisco Pilates of Asheville

Pack Memorial Library Learn the fundamentals of Pilates, or for those who are already experienced, deepen your practice in this mixed level class. Pilates is a whole body workout where we find strength, stretch, and control. Alexis will target the level of class to who is there, so everyone is equally challenged. Pilates is for every BODY...no matter your age, gender, or physical ability. Bring your own mat (a thick mat is better if you have one), a small towel, and a water bottle. The library has a few mats available to borrow. Please click the sign up button to register. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, September 28, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

East Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: East Asheville Library - 902 Tunnel Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: East Asheville. Saturday, September 28, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Manhattan Short Film Festival

Pack Memorial Library The Manhattan Short Film Festival is back in Asheville this September 27 through October 3! Exciting news is we're partnering with the Grail Moviehouse, which means more seats, better viewing, and more treats!  We have a limited number of free tickets available for this screening time! Present your active library card at the front desk at Pack Memorial Library and get 1 free ticket to the show.  -Only 1 free ticket to one show allowable due to limited free seating. -You must present your card in person to get a free ticket. - We will not reserve tickets over the phone.  If you'd like more seats, tickets are available for purchase at the Grail Moviehouse box office. Visit grailmoviehouse.com to purchase tickets and for more show times! See you at the movies everyone. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, September 28, 2019, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM. The Grail Moviehouse. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Bob Travers' Emerging Artists Showcase and Opening Reception

Fairview Library The students of award winning wildlife artist Bob Travers will be displaying their work in a showcase in the Community Room at the library. The public is invited to join the artists for an opening reception on Saturday, September 28th from 2-4pm. Refreshments and conversations with the artists will be provided. The exhibit will be open to the public anytime the Community Room is open through October 31st. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Exhibit. Age Group: Adult. Library: Fairview. Saturday, September 28, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Watercolor Class with local artist Joan Doyle

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Watercolor Class with local artist Joan Doyle.  Class limited to 10 participants – teens over 15 and adults. No group sign ups please. All materials provided. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Classes. Age Group: Adult. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Saturday, September 28, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Library Farewell Party

East Asheville Library Help us say farewell to our beloved old library building in preparation for construction of the new one with food, games, music, and lots of fun! Location: East Asheville Library - 902 Tunnel Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: East Asheville. Saturday, September 28, 2019, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Manhattan Short Film Festival

Pack Memorial Library The Manhattan Short Film Festival is back in Asheville this September 27 through October 3! Exciting news is we're partnering with the Grail Moviehouse, which means more seats and more treats! *We are not offering free tickets to this show time, tickets are available for purchase at the Grail Moviehouse box office. Visit grailmoviehouse.com to purchase tickets and for more show times! Phone: 8282504718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, September 28, 2019, 3:45 PM – 6:15 PM. The Grail Moviehouse. For more info visit grailmoviehouse.com.

Manhattan Short Film Festival

Pack Memorial Library The Manhattan Short Film Festival is back in Asheville this September 27 through October 3! Exciting news is we're partnering with the Grail Moviehouse, which means more seats and more treats! *We are not offering free tickets to this show time, tickets are available for purchase at the Grail Moviehouse box office. Visit grailmoviehouse.com to purchase tickets and for more show times! Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Sunday, September 29, 2019, 1:15 PM – 3:45 PM. The Grail Moviehouse. For more info visit www.grailmoviehouse.com.

Manhattan Short Film Festival

Pack Memorial Library The Manhattan Short Film Festival is back in Asheville this September 27 through October 3! Exciting news is we're partnering with the Grail Moviehouse, which means more seats, better viewing, and more treats! We have a limited number of free tickets available for this screening time! Present your active library card at the front desk at Pack Memorial Library and get 1 free ticket to the show. -Only 1 free ticket to one show allowable due to limited free seating. -You must present your card in person to get a free ticket. - We will not reserve tickets over the phone. If you'd like more seats, tickets are available for purchase at the Grail Moviehouse box office. Visit grailmoviehouse.com to purchase tickets and for more show times! See you at the movies everyone. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Sunday, September 29, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. For more info visit www.grailmoviehouse.com.

Emerging Artists' Showcase

Fairview Library The students of award winning wildlife artist Bob Travers will be displaying their work in a showcase in the Community Room at the library. The exhibit will be open to the public anytime the Community Room is open through October 31st. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Exhibit. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: Fairview. Monday, September 30, 2019, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Itch to Stitch

Weaverville Library Bring your current needlework project and enjoy chatting with other like-minded folks. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Age Group: Adult. Library: Weaverville. Monday, September 30, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Pack Memorial. Monday, September 30, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Monday, September 30, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

West Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: West Asheville. Monday, September 30, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Manhattan Short Film Festival

Pack Memorial Library The Manhattan Short Film Festival is back in Asheville this September 27 through October 3! Exciting news is we're partnering with the Grail Moviehouse, which means more seats, better viewing, and more treats! We have a limited number of free tickets available for this screening time! Present your active library card at the front desk at Pack Memorial Library and get 1 free ticket to the show. -Only 1 free ticket to one show allowable due to limited free seating. -You must present your card in person to get a free ticket. - We will not reserve tickets over the phone. If you'd like more seats, tickets are available for purchase at the Grail Moviehouse box office. Visit grailmoviehouse.com to purchase tickets and for more show times! See you at the movies everyone. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Monday, September 30, 2019, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM. The Grail Moviehouse. For more info visit www.grailmoviehouse.com.

Manhattan Short Film Festival

Pack Memorial Library The Manhattan Short Film Festival is back in Asheville this September 27 through October 3! Exciting news is we're partnering with the Grail Moviehouse, which means more seats and more treats! *We are not offering free tickets to this show time, tickets are available for purchase at the Grail Moviehouse box office. Visit grailmoviehouse.com to purchase tickets and for more show times! Phone: 8282504718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Monday, September 30, 2019, 3:45 PM – 6:15 PM. grail moviehouse. For more info visit www.grailmoviehouse.com.

How to Spark Innovation in Your Library with Georgia Coleman

Pack Memorial Library Join us at Pack Memorial Library in Asheville for a presentation by Georgia Coleman on creating a culture of innovation in your library. This free program will be Monday, September 30 at 7pm and everyone is welcome! Georgia will outline her experience in using human centered design techniques to create small changes that have a big impact. With a culture of innovation, you can build the capacity of staff at all levels to use these tools for problem solving. Learn about “seeding” design thinking and how this sometimes messy process can make library services more convenient, effective and enjoyable. A leader in the use of human-centered design in public libraries, Georgia Coleman is a champion for library services that enhance community connectedness and quality of life. She currently serves as Chief Customer Officer at the award-winning Richland Library in Columbia, SC, where she is responsible for public services and customer experience throughout the library system. This program is brought to you by… Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Informational. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Monday, September 30, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 0-18 month-old set. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

North Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: North Asheville. Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Fairview Library Baby StoryTime is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Fairview. Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Weaverville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Weaverville. Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Black Mountain Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Black Mountain. Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Gym

Fairview Library Join us for Baby Gym just after Baby Storytime at 11. This is a free play time for little ones ages 0-18 months. We will have baby & toddler sized toys, climbing structures, tunnels, and more! Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Fairview. Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Manhattan Short Film Festival

Pack Memorial Library The Manhattan Short Film Festival is back in Asheville this September 27 through October 3! Exciting news is we're partnering with the Grail Moviehouse, which means more seats and more treats! *We are not offering free tickets to this show time, tickets are available for purchase at the Grail Moviehouse box office. Visit grailmoviehouse.com to purchase tickets and for more show times! Phone: 8282504718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 1:15 PM – 3:45 PM. Grail Moviehouse. For more info visit www.grailmoviehouse.com.

Keep AVL Queer: Discussing Asheville's LGBT+ Past, Present, and Future

Pack Memorial Library Join the Friends of the North Carolina Room and a panel of local LGBT+ community members and activists for a lively panel discussion. Topics will include: *** The importance of collecting and preserving LGBT+ history in local archives. ***Teaching, discussing, and exhibiting LGBT+ history in the post-Stonewall age. ***Asheville as a center for LGBT+ Activism in Southern Appalachia since the 1970s and into the present. David Forbes of the The Asheville Blade will serve as moderator. Please plan to join us for this important conversation during the week leading up to 11th Annual Blue Ridge Pride Festival! Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: 8282504740. Email: katherine.cutshall@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Informational. Local History & Genealogy. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Manhattan Short Film Festival

Pack Memorial Library The Manhattan Short Film Festival is back in Asheville this September 27 through October 3! Exciting news is we're partnering with the Grail Moviehouse, which means more seats, better viewing, and more treats! We have a limited number of free tickets available for this screening time! Present your active library card at the front desk at Pack Memorial Library and get 1 free ticket to the show. -Only 1 free ticket to one show allowable due to limited free seating. -You must present your card in person to get a free ticket. - We will not reserve tickets over the phone. If you'd like more seats, tickets are available for purchase at the Grail Moviehouse box office. Visit grailmoviehouse.com to purchase tickets and for more show times! See you at the movies everyone. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. The Grail Moviehouse. For more info visit www.grailmoviehouse.com.

Book Discussion "Finding Dorothy" by Elizabeth Letts

Enka-Candler Library We will be discussing "Finding Dorothy" by Elizabeth Letts. 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, October 1, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

An Evening with Bob Travers: Artist in Nature

Fairview Library Join us for a talk with wildlife artist Bob Travers. Travers will be discussing his life as an artist, how he got his start, his time in New York (including the time he spent illustrating book jacket covers for Harlequin Books), and his life now as an award winning and internationally recognized wildlife artist. And drop by the Library Community Room anytime between now and October 31st to view the Emerging Artists Showcase by the students of Bob Travers. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Exhibit. Other. Age Group: Adult. Library: Fairview. Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Evening Book Discussion

Weaverville Library "The Line Becomes a River" by Francisco Cantu. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Adult. Library: Weaverville. Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

North Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: North Asheville. Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Black Mountain Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Black Mountain. Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Preschool Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Enka-Candler. Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Leicester Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Leicester. Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Autumn Tiny Tots Yoga!

Swannanoa Library Tiny Tots Yoga is for babies and toddlers (crawling to 2 years) with a caregiver (parent, friend, or guardian). This is a highly active, playful class with songs and music that integrate breathing, mindfulness and yoga exercise. FREE! Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Swannanoa. Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

East Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: East Asheville Library - 902 Tunnel 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. Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Fairview Library A movement based story time for children of all ages. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Fairview. Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

North Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: North Asheville. Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Weaverville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Weaverville. Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

West Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: West Asheville. Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Gym

Fairview Library Join us for Toddler Gym just after Toddler Storytime at 11. This is a free play time for little ones ages 18 months-3 years. We will have toddler sized toys, climbing structures, tunnels, and more! Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Fairview. Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Manhattan Short Film Festival

Pack Memorial Library The Manhattan Short Film Festival is back in Asheville this September 27 through October 3! Exciting news is we're partnering with the Grail Moviehouse, which means more seats and more treats! *We are not offering free tickets to this show time, tickets are available for purchase at the Grail Moviehouse box office. Visit grailmoviehouse.com to purchase tickets and for more show times! Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM. The Grail Moviehouse. For more info visit www.grailmoviehouse.com.

Manhattan Short Film Festival

Pack Memorial Library The Manhattan Short Film Festival is back in Asheville this September 27 through October 3! Exciting news is we're partnering with the Grail Moviehouse, which means more seats and more treats! *We are not offering free tickets to this show time, tickets are available for purchase at the Grail Moviehouse box office. Visit grailmoviehouse.com to purchase tickets and for more show times! Phone: 8282504718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 3:45 PM – 6:15 PM. grail moviehouse. For more info visit www.grailmoviehouse.com.

LEGO Builders

Pack Memorial Library Join us for LEGO building fun! Ages 5 & up. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Pack Memorial. Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Fairview Library Dungeons & Dragons Club

Fairview Library Epic adventure awaits with the Fairview Library Dungeons & Dragons Club! Join us the first Wednesday of every month from 4pm to 5:30. Supplies and snacks provided. Open to players grades 6 - 12. SPACE IS LIMITED! Only the first 6 players to register will have a seat at the table.  Please stop by or call the library with any questions, or email them to JAMES.ROSARIO@BUNCOMBECOUNTY.ORG. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Other. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Fairview. Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Swannanoa Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Swannanoa. Thursday, October 3, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, October 3, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Black Mountain Library Toddler Times are lively interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Black Mountain. Thursday, October 3, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Enka-Candler. Thursday, October 3, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Leicester Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Leicester. Thursday, October 3, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Thursday, October 3, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Swannanoa Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Swannanoa. Thursday, October 3, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Fairview Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative 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. Thursday, October 3, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Thursday, October 3, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Weaverville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Weaverville. Thursday, October 3, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

West Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: West Asheville. Thursday, October 3, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Creative Writing Group for Children's Books

Leicester Library The Leicester Library Creative Writing Group is open to adults who want to write children's books. Meetings will include writing exercises and group discussions. We'll focus on writing picture, early-reader, and chapter books for kids.  Participants are welcome but not required to bring up to 500 words of original writing to share. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Literature. Other. Age Group: Adult. Library: Leicester. Thursday, October 3, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Manhattan Short Film Festival

Pack Memorial Library The Manhattan Short Film Festival is back in Asheville this September 27 through October 3! Exciting news is we're partnering with the Grail Moviehouse, which means more seats, more treats, and better views! *We are not offering free tickets to this show time, tickets are available for purchase at the Grail Moviehouse box office. Visit grailmoviehouse.com to purchase tickets and for more show times! Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, October 3, 2019, 1:15 PM – 3:45 PM. The Grail Moviehouse. For more info visit www.grailmoviehouse.com.

Chair Yoga for Seniors

Weaverville Library Join instructor Darleen Benson and experience the basic tools of Yoga:  breathing, relaxation and gentle postures using a chair or a wall.  Improve your flexibility, strength, balance and pain relief with this ancient practice.  For more information contact Darleen at www.darleenbenson@gmail.com.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Weaverville Library. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Age Group: Adult. Library: Weaverville. Thursday, October 3, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Afternoon Preschool Storytime

Fairview Library Unable to attend a morning storytime? We have you covered with our NEW Afternoon Storytime for Preschoolers. Join us every Thursday afternoon at 3:30 for songs, stories, and crafts. 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. Thursday, October 3, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Pajama Story Time

Pack Memorial Library A cozy evening story time designed for children ages 3-6, but all ages are welcome. Come in your pajamas if you wanna! Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4720. Email: jesse.figuera@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Family - (children of all ages). Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, October 3, 2019, 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Book Club - Ghostland: an American history in haunted places, by Colin Dickey

East Asheville Library Discuss this month's book club pick, Ghostland: an American history in haunted places, by Colin Dickey, with other book lovers. Location: East Asheville Library - 902 Tunnel Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Adult. Library: East Asheville. Thursday, October 3, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Manhattan Short Film Festival

Pack Memorial Library The Manhattan Short Film Festival is back in Asheville this September 27 through October 3! Exciting news is we're partnering with the Grail Moviehouse, which means more seats, more treats, and better viewing! *We are not offering free tickets to this show time, tickets are available for purchase at the Grail Moviehouse box office. Visit grailmoviehouse.com to purchase tickets and for more show times! Phone: 8282504718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, October 3, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. grail moviehouse. For more info visit www.grailmoviehouse.com.

Read with J.R. the Therapy Dog!

Skyland / South Buncombe Library The Skyland Library will host J.R. the Therapy Dog on the 1st Friday of each month. Kids are invited to stop by between 2:30-3:30 pm to practice their reading skills with a gentle, patient and adorable canine friend. J.R. is a certified therapy dog and he can't wait to meet you! Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Friday, October 4, 2019, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

LEGO Builders

Fairview Library LEGO fun for kids age 5-12. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Fairview. Friday, October 4, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Ukelele for Beginners

Weaverville Library Ukulele Strum and Sing for Beginners at the Weaverville Library – Fridays October 4th & 11th 3:00 - 5:00.  Learn all about the ukulele… how to tune, strum and play basic chords and some easy songs.  It’s free, it’s fun and it’s easy to learn. Then you’re ready to join our twice monthly Uke Jams on Wednesdays. Bring your own uke or use one of ours. For ages 10 and up.  Warning:  Ukulele playing can be addictive!  For more information call the Library at 250-6482. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Music. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Weaverville. Friday, October 4, 2019, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

LEGO Builders' Club

Enka-Candler Library LEGO fun for kids age 5 and up. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Enka-Candler. Friday, October 4, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

LEGO Builders

Oakley / South Asheville Library Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Saturday, October 5, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Preschool Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, October 5, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Baby Story Time

East Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: East Asheville Library - 902 Tunnel Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: East Asheville. Saturday, October 5, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

At Home in Black Mountain with Jan Karon

Black Mountain Library The Friends of the Black Mountain Library presents a conversation and afternoon tea with #1 WSJ and NYT bestselling author, Jan Karon. Purchase tickets at the Black Mountain Library for $35 (cash or check only) or buy online at Eventbrite. No refunds. Seating is limited. Jan won't be signing books at the event, but guests may reserve a signed hardcover copy of her latest book, Bathed in Prayer, by visiting Sassafrasonsutton.com no later than September 20 and picking it up at the event. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Author Event. Literature. Age Group: Adult. Library: Black Mountain. Sunday, October 6, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Blue Ridge Assembly 84 Blue Ridge Circle Black Mountain, NC 28711. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Emerging Artists' Showcase

Fairview Library The students of award winning wildlife artist Bob Travers will be displaying their work in a showcase in the Community Room at the library. The exhibit will be open to the public anytime the Community Room is open through October 31st. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Exhibit. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: Fairview. Monday, October 7, 2019, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Pack Memorial. Monday, October 7, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Monday, October 7, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

West Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: West Asheville. Monday, October 7, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Hola, Asheville

Pack Memorial Library Hola, Asheville” is a group for bilingual / bicultural families (English / Spanish) to get together and play, read and socialize in Spanish. Our goal is to create a fun environment for families to cultivate their other language by playing games, sharing stories about countries, and talking about books. No registration necessary. Group is welcome to everyone. We meet downstairs in the activity room. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Informational. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Monday, October 7, 2019, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 0-18 month-old set. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

North Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: North Asheville. Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Fairview Library Baby StoryTime is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Fairview. Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Weaverville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Weaverville. Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Black Mountain Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Black Mountain. Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Gym

Fairview Library Join us for Baby Gym just after Baby Storytime at 11. This is a free play time for little ones ages 0-18 months. We will have baby & toddler sized toys, climbing structures, tunnels, and more! Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Fairview. Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Book Discussion Group

Leicester Library This month we're reading The Swan Thieves by NC author Elizabeth Kostova. The Leicester Library Book Discussion Group meets the second Tuesday of each month at 1 pm. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Literature. Age Group: Adult. Library: Leicester. Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Haunts & Hollers

Swannanoa Library In this Halloween-themed program, ballad singer Saro Lynch-Thomason shares Appalachian songs and folklore of ghosts, death, magic, and mystery. Appalachians have long enjoyed tales and songs about the return of the dead, enchanted animals, and magic-wielding women. Ms. Lynch-Thomason will sing songs on these themes and explore their folkloric origins in European mythology and lore. Appropriate for  ages 10 and up. Some scary stories. If weather permits, Saro will perform in the pavilion at Grovemont Park. Please bring a camp chair or blanket. If the weather is inclement, we will have the  performance in our activity room, but space is limited. Please come early. Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Local History & Genealogy. Music. Performance. Featured Event: Special Event. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Swannanoa. Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

A Musical Evening with Susi Gott Séguret

Leicester Library The Friends of Leicester Library invite you to this Appalachian Evening with Susi Gott Ségurett! Susi is the author of Appalachian Appetite, and she is also a musician,  photographer, and chef. Passionate about elements of taste and style and how they extend from our palate into our daily lives, Susi strives to blend music, food, words and images into a tapestry for the senses, which she shares generously with all who cross her path. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Author Event. Music. Performance. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: Leicester. Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Librarian Led Book Club

Pack Memorial Library Our librarian led non-fiction book club meets the second Tuesday of each month. This month we're reading and discussing "My Brother Moochie" by Isaac J. Bailey.  "A rare first-person account that combines a journalist’s skilled reporting with the raw emotion of a younger brother’s heartfelt testimony of what his family endured for decades after his eldest brother killed a man and was sentenced to life in prison." -Other Press Books are available to be picked up at the front desk or you can reserve a digital copy on our Libby app or NC Digital Library online.  We'll be meeting in the activity room downstairs at Pack. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Friends of Fairview Library Meeting

Fairview Library The Friends of the Library will be meeting on Tuesday, October 8 at 7pm. All dues paying members are welcome to attend. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Age Group: Adult. Library: Fairview. Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

ASPCA Behavioral Rehabilitation Center Presentation

Weaverville Library The ASPCA Behavioral Rehabilitation Center (located right here in Weaverville!) will give a presentation at the Weaverville Library on Tuesday, October 8th at 7:00.  It is the first ever permanent facility dedicated to the rehabilitation and study of fearful and unadoptable dogs.  They also have a research-based training program for shelters around the country.  Find out exactly what they do and learn about volunteering opportunities.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Weaverville Library.  For more information call the Library at 250-6482. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Other. Age Group: Adult. Library: Weaverville. Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.