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Sparkle & Shine—Decorate a Guitar Silhouette Craft

Swannanoa Library Sparkle & Shine—Decorate a Guitar Silhouette Craft. Rock your room with a faux guitar silhouette you paint, be-gem and glitter out!  This event is free, but you need to preregister—10 spots available. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Location: 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Library: Swannanoa. Friday, July 20, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Super Summer Book Sale

Pack Memorial Library The Friends of Pack Library are sponsoring the Super Summer Book Sale Friday and Saturday at Pack Library which will include: • HUNDREDS OF COFFEE TABLE BOOKS, especially art books and children’s books, with all items individually priced. • Bookends Used Book Store will offer 50% OFF their already low prices or an entire BOX OF BOOKS incredibly priced at just $5! • TWO nearly complete sets of National Geographic magazines from the 1920s to the 1960s. Maps and inserts will also be available and can be purchased separately. Slip cases for the magazines will be $1 each. All proceeds will benefit the Friends of Buncombe County Libraries. For more information, call 250-4700 at or email Abookends2008@yahoo.com. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Sale. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Friday, July 20, 2018, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

School’s Out Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Kids who are usually in school are invited to join us on Fridays for stories and fun this summer! Fridays from June 22 to August 17, except July 6. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Library: Enka-Candler. Friday, July 20, 2018, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM.

Book to Movie Film Series: "Life of Pi"

West Asheville Library Join us for a book-to-movie film series at the West Asheville Library. Based on Yann Martel's best-selling novel, this coming-of-age tale recounts the adventures of Pi, an Indian boy who is the sole survivor of a shipwreck. Pi finds himself on a lifeboat with only some zoo animals for company. This program is free and the public is invited. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Age Group: Adult. Location: 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Library: West Asheville. Friday, July 20, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Instrumental Rock Guitarist Marq-Paul

North Asheville Library Musician Marq-Paul will be performing at North Asheville Library on Friday, July 20 at 6pm. Marq-Paul is an instrumental guitarist in the style of Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Eric Johnson and Paul Gilbert. Marq-Paul melds many styles of music into a web of compositions, blending music from latin swing to drum & bass to arena rock to the avant garde. He is always trying to push the limits of what can be done in instrumental music while bringing a good show to his audiences. As a result of his efforts, Marq-Paul was recognized and was a finalist for the “Instrumental Artist of the Year” Momentum Award 2008, “Rock Artist of the Year” Momentum Award, 2009 CIA Alliance, and also as a store finalist for Guitar Center’s “King of the Blues” competition. This show is free, requires no tickets, and will be held outdoors. All ages welcome. No alcohol allowed. Rain location in the library community room. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Performance. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Location: 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Library: North Asheville. Friday, July 20, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Super Summer Book Sale

Pack Memorial Library The Friends of Pack Library are sponsoring the Super Summer Book Sale at Pack Library which will include: • HUNDREDS OF COFFEE TABLE BOOKS, especially art books and children’s books, with all items individually priced. • Bookends Used Book Store will offer 50% OFF their already low prices or an entire BOX OF BOOKS incredibly priced at just $5! • TWO nearly complete sets of National Geographic magazines from the 1920s to the 1960s. Maps and inserts will also be available and can be purchased separately. Slip cases for the magazines will be $1 each. All proceeds will benefit the Friends of Buncombe County Libraries. For more information, call 250-4700 at or email Abookends2008@yahoo.com. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Sale. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Saturday Morning Coloring Club

Oakley / South Asheville Library Enjoy a fun morning of coloring at Oakley library. All supplies provided. School Age, no Groups. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Read with Olivia the Therapy Dog

Weaverville Library Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Library: Weaverville. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 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. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Baby Story Time

East Asheville Library Mother Goose Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Location: 902 Tunnel Rd. - Asheville. Library: East Asheville. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Leciester Studio Tour Artist Exhibit

Leicester Library Oil paintings, handcrafted quilts, pottery, and jewelry in several different media will be on display at the Leicester Library throughout the month of July. The exhibit is a preview of select artworks from the thirteenth annual “Come to Leicester Studio Tour” August 18-19. Details about the tour are available at cometoleicester.org. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Exhibit. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Location: 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Library: Leicester. Monday, July 23, 2018.

Preschool Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Monday, July 23, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Spanish Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Spanish Story Time features rhymes, songs and books in Spanish and English. Children of all ages are invited to join the fun every Monday at 10:30am. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Preschool - (ages 3-5). School Age - (grades K-5). Family - (children of all ages). Location: 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Library: Enka-Candler. Monday, July 23, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Baby Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Mother Goose Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Location: 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Monday, July 23, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Baby Story Time

West Asheville Library Mother Goose Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Location: 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Library: West Asheville. Monday, July 23, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Come Doodle With Us: How to Sketchnote

Pack Memorial Library Want to unleash the power of Doodling? Join Technology Unraveler, Lorraine Kasyan, and Neutron Scatterer, Rob Dimeo for an informative workshop on Sketchnoting. Bring your favorite pen and paper (or borrow one of ours) and your imagination. Meet us at Pack Library on July 23rd from 1-3pm. Parking available in the library parking deck. The event is free and everyone is invited. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Informational. Age Group: Adult. Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Monday, July 23, 2018, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

LEGO Builders

Weaverville Library Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Library: Weaverville. Monday, July 23, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Whodunnit? - Local Mystery Authors on Their Craft

North Asheville Library North Asheville Library is happy to present a panel discussion by three local mystery authors: John Gordon, Trisha Durrant, and R. F. Wilson. John Gordon's Penny Summers mysteries follow the adventures a master gardener-turned-sleuth in Hendersonville and Anapolis. Trisha Durrant, who comes to Asheville by way of Great Britain, writes about the escapades of a divorcee and her sassy senior sidekick. R. F. Wilson's protagonist is an environmental lawyer and investigator defending the beauty of the Blue Ridge. Come to the library on Monday, July 23rd at 6pm to hear these three talented authors talk suspense and writing in Western North Carolina. This event is free and unticketed, and light refreshments will be provided. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Author Event. Age Group: Adult. Location: 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Library: North Asheville. Monday, July 23, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Mother Goose Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Baby Story Time

North Asheville Library Mother Goose Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Location: 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Library: North Asheville. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Summer Baby Gym!

Pack Memorial Library Join us for free play time for children ages 0-3.  Come for an hour of active play with small climbing toys, manipulatives, tunnels, balls and more!  We will have Baby Gym on Tuesdays from 11am-12n. (Baby Story Time is at 10:30am and Baby Gym will follow that.). Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

Fairview Library Mother Goose Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Location: 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Library: Fairview. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Preschool Story Time

Weaverville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Location: 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Library: Weaverville. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Baby Story Time

Black Mountain Library Mother Goose Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Location: 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Library: Black Mountain. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Mending Workshop: Bring a Garment to Repair, Embellish or Alter

Pack Memorial Library This workshop will provide a space to make a mini mending toolkit to take home with you, you can also feel free to bring in a garment to repair or re-work. The instructor will help establish repair plans with participants to suit their practical needs and aesthetic desires, with the hope that these tools will increase the longevity of our garments we love and curb the consumption of more articles of clothing! Children with parental supervision, teens and adults are welcome. This program is free and sponsored by The Friends of the Library! Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Informational. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

Mineral Detectives with AMOS

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Asheville Museum of Science is going to ROCK (and mineral!) the library in this hands-on geology program. Age 6 and up. Please register for this free program at the library. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Homeschool Book Club

North Asheville Library Come join the Homeschool Book Club! Meet new people while having snacks and discussing an awesome book! Come by the North Asheville Library to sign up and check out a copy of our book of the month. Age 9 to 12. No groups please. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Library: North Asheville. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM.

Kidsenses: Rockin’ Rockets

Swannanoa Library Witness a rocket going into the sky! Kidsenses brings chemistry and physics alive. In Grovemont Park in front of the library, rain or shine. Stay until 6 and join us for Groovin’ on Grovemont—a music festival fun for all. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Location: 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Library: Swannanoa. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Groovin’ on Grovemont: The Wonderful Nobodies

Swannanoa Library Come to Grovemont Park for great local bands, good music, fun and great food. Bring camp chairs and picnic blankets to enjoy the free concert. We’ll have a half-price book sale each day starting at 5 PM. TONIGHT: The Wonderful Nobodies - a Nashville-based group all hailing from the Appalachian region of Virginia and NC.  A unique blend of bluegrass, pop, soul & country. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Performance. Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Location: 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Library: Swannanoa. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Computer Skills Class for Adults

Pack Memorial Library Every Tuesday at 6 PM, we'll be having basic computer skills classes in our computer lab downstairs. Come and improve your email skills in a patient and understanding environment. All library events are free. No registration is required for the class, all are welcome. Computers may be limited based on capacity. Contact Sam at samantha.downs@buncombecounty.org for more information or call 250-4717. Phone: (828) 250-4717. Email: samantha.downs@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Age Group: Adult. Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Let's Dance! Creative Movement Inspired by Modern Dance

Pack Memorial Library Free dance class for ages 4-6 years. This class will be creative movement inspired by modern dance. Use the "sign up" link to register starting June 1. Please Note: You may pick and choose which dance classes you'd like to attend all Summer, based on your interest & availability. You DO need to sign up for each class individually.  You DO NOT NEED to attend all classes within a series. You DO NEED to cancel your reservation at least 24 hours in advance if you are unable to attend. This class is designed for children ages 4-6. For older kids, see the Introduction to Modern Dance class. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM.

Soul Fauna Critter Encounters

Enka-Candler Library Join us for an educational, hands-on presentation about various types of snakes.  This programs is free and all ages are welcome. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Informational. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Location: 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Library: Enka-Candler. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Writing Workshop: Is There a Children’s Book In You?

Leicester Library Join us for an evening with children’s book editor, Joy Neaves. Explore elements that make up great stories and learn ways to get your own story ideas onto the page. We’ll look at strategies for developing strong characters, engaging action, and compelling ideas. Learn how using a storyboard can help you develop the framework for a picture book text or a longer work of fiction. Joy Neaves is a freelance editor of children's books at namelos who gained experience as an editor of children’s picture books, poetry, middle grade, and young adult fiction at Front Street Books, an award-winning imprint of books for children. Joy is passionate in her approach to talking about both children’s literature and the craft of writing for children, and enjoys helping writers hone their craft, with an eye toward publication. This workshop is designed for adults and older teens. Advance registration preferred. Please call 250-6480 to register. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Age Group: Adult. Location: 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Library: Leicester. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Rock Art

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Enhance rocks with colorful designs. Sign up at circulation desk or call 828-250-6488. Class limited to 10 participants. Adults and teens welcome. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Location: 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

Let's Dance! Introduction to Modern Dance

Pack Memorial Library Free dance class for ages 7-10 years. This class will be Introduction to Modern Dance. Use the "sign up" link to register starting June 1. Please Note: You may pick and choose which dance classes you'd like to attend all Summer, based on your interest & availability. You DO NEED to sign up for each class individually.  You DO NOT NEED to attend all classes within a series. You DO NEED to cancel your reservation at least 24 hours in advance if you are unable to attend. This class is designed for ages 7-10.  For younger children see the Creative Movement Inspired by Modern Dance class. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Toddler Story Time

North Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Location: 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Library: North Asheville. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Preschool Story Time

Black Mountain Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Library: Black Mountain. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 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. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Library: Enka-Candler. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Preschool Story Time

Leicester Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Library: Leicester. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Toddler Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Location: 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Preschool Story Time

East Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 902 Tunnel Rd. - Asheville. Library: East Asheville. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:45 PM.

Toddler Story Time

Fairview Library A movement based story time for children of all ages. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Location: 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Library: Fairview. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Preschool Story Time

North Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Library: North Asheville. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Toddler Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Location: 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Baby Story Time

Weaverville Library Mother Goose Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Location: 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Library: Weaverville. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Toddler Story Time

West Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Location: 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Library: West Asheville. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

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. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Ukulele Strum and Sing for Beginners

Weaverville Library Learn how to tune, strum and play basic chords and many songs on the ukulele.  We'll continue to meet on Wednesdays at least through August and maybe beyond! Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Age Group: Adult. Location: 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Library: Weaverville. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

“Forest Sounds” with the Nature Center

North Asheville Library Our sense of sight is key to our feeling of security; we often fear things we only hear. Learn why animals make different sounds, how sounds change seasonally, and what you can interpret just by listening. Then we’ll use natural instruments to create a soundscape for a group story. Look for a visiting animal guest! Presented by the Nature Center. Ages 6-11. No groups please. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Library: North Asheville. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Asheville’s Movies: The Silent Era

Pack Memorial Library Asheville lured major film companies such as Paramount Pictures as well as itinerant movie makers who made short comedies on the streets of Asheviile, cast entirely with locals. Frank Thompson will use photograph stills and real film footage as he talks about movies produced in Asheville from the earliest in 1900 to the final silent film produced in 1929. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Local History & Genealogy. Age Group: Adult. Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Intro to Computer Programming for Kids

Pack Memorial Library Join us this summer for Introduction to Computer Programming with Ian Riddell of Tek-Kids. Begin to explore computer programming! Students will build basic games and narratives using the online programming tool, Scratch. Work done during class can be made accessible from home via the Scratch website. This free class is designed for kids age 8 to 10, but older kids are welcome and younger children may attend with parental assistance. Use the sign up link to register beginning June 1. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Toddler Story Time

Swannanoa Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Location: 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Library: Swannanoa. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Toddler Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Libraries Rock with Lulu Loves Stories

Black Mountain Library The bedrock of humanity’s heart lies in its stories passed down generation after generation.  Ms. Lulu will share a few of her favorite stories and folktales from around the world-antics included for your entertainment and education.  All ages welcome. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Telling. Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Location: 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Library: Black Mountain. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Toddler Story Time

Black Mountain Library Toddler Times are lively interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Location: 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Library: Black Mountain. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Toddler Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Location: 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Library: Enka-Candler. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Preschool Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Preschool Story Time

Swannanoa Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Library: Swannanoa. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Preschool Story Time

Fairview Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Library: Fairview. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Instrument Making

Leicester Library Make homemade instruments that really rock! From slide whistles to rainsticks (and others), we will create instruments that whistle, rattle and roll! (all ages). Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Location: 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Library: Leicester. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Mother Goose Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Location: 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Toddler Story Time

Weaverville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Location: 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Library: Weaverville. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Preschool Story Time

West Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Library: West Asheville. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Tap-n-Shake with the Moozic Lady

West Asheville Library Tap, sing, and shake! For ages 2-6. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Performance. Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Library: West Asheville. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

T-Shirt Screen Printing

Weaverville Library Please bring a pre-washed, light-colored cotton t-shirt! Please pick up your free tickets beginning July 12th.  Limit one t-shirt per person. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Location: 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Library: Weaverville. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

LEGO Builders

Pack Memorial Library Join us for LEGO building fun! Ages 5 & up. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, July 26, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

School’s Out Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Kids who are usually in school are invited to join us on Fridays for stories and fun this summer! Fridays from June 22 to August 17, except July 6. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Library: Enka-Candler. Friday, July 27, 2018, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM.

Make Your Own Worm Composting Bin with Wormaculture

Pack Memorial Library Make your Own Worm Bin Class with Wormaculture! Come to Pack Memorial Library to build your own worm bin and learn how to maintain a vermicompost bin at your house. Supplies will be provided by the library, Wormaculture, and L.O.T.U.S. Farm and Garden Supply. All you need to bring is yourself! Ask questions, get the facts, and go green! Due to limited space and supplies, Only people who register will be allowed into the class. This will be an all ages group, everyone is welcome to attend. Children under 11, must be accompanied by an adult. Click the SIGN UP button to register. **Sponsored by the Friends of the Library**. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Informational. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Teen - (grades 6-12). Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Friday, July 27, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Phenomenal Friday Fantasy Films: "Legend"

Pack Memorial Library Free popcorn and drinks with a fantasy film every Friday at 3pm! All films are rated PG. The schedule for the summer is: Friday, June 22:   The Princess Bride , Friday, June 29:   The Dark Crystal , Friday, July 13:   The Neverending Story , Friday, July 27:   Legend , Friday, August 3:   The Black Cauldron , Friday, August 10:    Labyrinth , Friday, August 17:    The Adventures of Baron Munchausen , Friday, August 24:    Dragonslayer. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Teen - (grades 6-12). Family - (children of all ages). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Friday, July 27, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Read with J.R. the Therapy Dog

Enka-Candler Library The Enka-Candler Library hosts J.R. the Therapy Dog on the 4th Friday of each month. Kids are invited to stop by between 4 & 5 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 the readers of the Enka-Candler community. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Location: 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Library: Enka-Candler. Friday, July 27, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

LEGO Builders

Leicester Library LEGO fun for kids age 5 and up. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Library: Leicester. Friday, July 27, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Minecraft Takeover

Oakley / South Asheville Library Experience the world of Minecraft in real life as it takes over our library! Enjoy games, crafts, and lots of fun activities! School Age, Registration Required, No Groups. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Saturday, July 28, 2018, 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. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, July 28, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Mixed Level Pilates Class with Cisco Pilates of Asheville

Pack Memorial Library Our FREE Mixed Levels Pilates is back! 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.We 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 limited amount of mats to borrow, please email erin.makara@buncombecounty.org if one is needed. Registration is required, please click "sign up." Teens & Adults are welcome to register! Pilates class is held in our auditorium downstairs. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, July 28, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

East Asheville Library Mother Goose Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Location: 902 Tunnel Rd. - Asheville. Library: East Asheville. Saturday, July 28, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Leciester Studio Tour Artist Exhibit

Leicester Library Oil paintings, handcrafted quilts, pottery, and jewelry in several different media will be on display at the Leicester Library throughout the month of July. The exhibit is a preview of select artworks from the thirteenth annual “Come to Leicester Studio Tour” August 18-19. Details about the tour are available at cometoleicester.org. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Exhibit. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Location: 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Library: Leicester. Monday, July 30, 2018.

Fairview History Project: Free Scans of Vintage Photos

Fairview Library If you have antique photographs, blueprints, directories, and other ephemera portraying the people and past of Fairview, bring them to the library during our Scan Day Open House to have them preserved and shared with the community and generations to come. We will professionally scan and return your items while you wait, and the digital copies will be archived in the Buncombe County Public Library North Carolina Collection. Please be prepared to provide as much information as possible about each photograph: names, dates, locations, etc. We will be staffed to scan a small number of photos from each contributor at our open houses. Any larger quantity collections (~15 items or more) can be handled by appointment only. Please contact the library via phone or email, and we will be happy to accommodate you. Thank you so much to everyone in our community that has contributed to this project by either volunteering or telling their story. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Local History & Genealogy. Age Group: Adult. Location: 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Library: Fairview. Monday, July 30, 2018, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Itch to Stitch

Weaverville Library Casual knitting and needlework group for all skill levels. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Age Group: Adult. Location: 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Library: Weaverville. Monday, July 30, 2018, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Monday, July 30, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Spanish Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Spanish Story Time features rhymes, songs and books in Spanish and English. Children of all ages are invited to join the fun every Monday at 10:30am. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Preschool - (ages 3-5). School Age - (grades K-5). Family - (children of all ages). Location: 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Library: Enka-Candler. Monday, July 30, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Baby Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Mother Goose Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Location: 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Monday, July 30, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Baby Story Time

West Asheville Library Mother Goose Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Location: 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Library: West Asheville. Monday, July 30, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Guided Meditation with Ronya Banks of Asheville Insight Meditation

Pack Memorial Library Come to Pack Library for an hour together exploring life practices that bring more joy and peace to our lives, 25 minutes of the hour practicing guided meditation. Led by Ronya Banks, founder and lead teacher at Asheville Insight Meditation. Registration required. Register at the ticket link on the Pack Memorial Library Facebook page. *Adults only Adults welcome to participate. Held in our auditorium at Pack Library, doors will be closed at the start of the group for privacy. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Age Group: Adult. Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Monday, July 30, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Birthday Card For Harry Potter

Swannanoa Library Sign a birthday card for Harry Potter's birthday --a mini celebration of the world of Harry Potter. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Location: 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Library: Swannanoa. Tuesday, July 31, 2018.

Baby Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Mother Goose Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Baby Story Time

North Asheville Library Mother Goose Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Location: 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Library: North Asheville. Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Summer Baby Gym!

Pack Memorial Library Join us for free play time for children ages 0-3.  Come for an hour of active play with small climbing toys, manipulatives, tunnels, balls and more!  We will have Baby Gym on Tuesdays from 11am-12n. (Baby Story Time is at 10:30am and Baby Gym will follow that.). Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

Fairview Library Mother Goose Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Location: 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Library: Fairview. Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Preschool Story Time

Weaverville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Location: 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Library: Weaverville. Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Baby Story Time

Black Mountain Library Mother Goose Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Location: 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Library: Black Mountain. Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Spanish/English Intercambio

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Come practice your English and Spanish language skills in a friendly group of folks who want to learn a new language from each other. Sign up at the circulation desk or call 250-6488. All are welcome. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Age Group: Adult. Location: 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Introduction to Entomology for Kids

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Join The North Carolina Arboretum for an introduction to entomology, the study of insects. You’ll learn all about our creepy and crawly friends and even meet a few live insects! 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. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Informational. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Spanish Conversation Group

Pack Memorial Library Come to Pack Library to practice your Spanish language skills with other individuals! The group will meet twice a month in the computer lab downstairs. There is no registration necessary. The group is being temporarily led by Samantha Downs for the summer, for previous attendees, Anna will be back in the fall! This group is for adults who have have Spanish Language experience. Beginner's Spanish class registration will begin at the end of August. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Informational. Age Group: Adult. Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Computer Skills Class for Adults

Pack Memorial Library Every Tuesday at 6 PM, we'll be having basic computer skills classes in our computer lab downstairs. Come and improve your email skills in a patient and understanding environment. All library events are free. No registration is required for the class, all are welcome. Computers may be limited based on capacity. Contact Sam at samantha.downs@buncombecounty.org for more information or call 250-4717. Phone: (828) 250-4717. Email: samantha.downs@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Age Group: Adult. Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Let's Dance! Creative Movement Inspired by Modern Dance

Pack Memorial Library Free dance class for ages 4-6 years. This class will be creative movement inspired by modern dance. Use the "sign up" link to register starting June 1. Please Note: You may pick and choose which dance classes you'd like to attend all Summer, based on your interest & availability. You DO need to sign up for each class individually.  You DO NOT NEED to attend all classes within a series. You DO NEED to cancel your reservation at least 24 hours in advance if you are unable to attend. This class is designed for children ages 4-6. For older kids, see the Introduction to Modern Dance class. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM.

Let's Dance! Introduction to Modern Dance

Pack Memorial Library Free dance class for ages 7-10 years. This class will be Introduction to Modern Dance. Use the "sign up" link to register starting June 1. Please Note: You may pick and choose which dance classes you'd like to attend all Summer, based on your interest & availability. You DO NEED to sign up for each class individually.  You DO NOT NEED to attend all classes within a series. You DO NEED to cancel your reservation at least 24 hours in advance if you are unable to attend. This class is designed for ages 7-10.  For younger children see the Creative Movement Inspired by Modern Dance class. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Cecil B. DeMille Film Series with Chip Kaufmann: Reap the Wind

Leicester Library Local film historian Chip Kaufmann will be hosting a summer film series at the Leicester Library featuring films from master showman, Cecil B. DeMille. All presentations will be 6:30-9:30 on Tuesdays. and popcorn will be served. June 26 – Cleopatra (1934) with Claudette Colbert July 31 – Reap the Wild Wind (1942) a swashbuckler with Ray Milland, Paulette Goddard, and John Wayne in a supporting role. August 28- The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) set in the Ringling Brothers Circus with Charlton Heston and Jimmy Stewart. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Age Group: Adult. Location: 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Library: Leicester. Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM.

Free Films at the Leicester Library: "Reap the Wild Wind"

Leicester Library Local film historian Chip Kaufmann will host a summer film series at the Leicester Library featuring films from master showman, Cecil B. DeMille. All presentations will begin at 6:30 p.m. on the last Tuesday of the month, and popcorn will be served. July 31 – Reap the Wild Wind (1942) a swashbuckler with Ray Milland, Paulette Goddard, and John Wayne in a supporting role. August 28- The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) set in the Ringling Brothers Circus with Charlton Heston and Jimmy Stewart. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Location: 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Library: Leicester. Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Skyland Library Produce Swap

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Drop by all summer to check out the Produce Stand.  Overrun with squash? Love fresh tomatoes but are unable to grow them? Leave what you can, take what you need. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Location: 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Wednesday, August 1, 2018.

Toddler Story Time

North Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Location: 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Library: North Asheville. Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Libraries Rock with Science Shenanigans

Black Mountain Library Kids Sense will present a program chock-full of thrills as they conduct multiple science demonstrations that bring chemistry, electricity, and physics to life.  All ages welcome. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Location: 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Library: Black Mountain. Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Preschool Story Time

Black Mountain Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Library: Black Mountain. Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 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. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Library: Enka-Candler. Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Preschool Story Time

Leicester Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Library: Leicester. Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Toddler Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Location: 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Preschool Story Time

East Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 902 Tunnel Rd. - Asheville. Library: East Asheville. Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:45 PM.

Toddler Story Time

Fairview Library A movement based story time for children of all ages. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Location: 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Library: Fairview. Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Preschool Story Time

North Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Library: North Asheville. Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Toddler Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Location: 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Baby Story Time

Weaverville Library Mother Goose Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Location: 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Library: Weaverville. Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Toddler Story Time

West Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Location: 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Library: West Asheville. Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

LEGO Builders

Pack Memorial Library Join us for LEGO building fun! Ages 5 & up. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Intro to Computer Programming for Kids

Pack Memorial Library Join us this summer for Introduction to Computer Programming with Ian Riddell of Tek-Kids. Begin to explore computer programming! Students will build basic games and narratives using the online programming tool, Scratch. Work done during class can be made accessible from home via the Scratch website. This free class is designed for kids age 8 to 10, but older kids are welcome and younger children may attend with parental assistance. Use the sign up link to register beginning June 1. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Toddler Story Time

Swannanoa Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Location: 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Library: Swannanoa. Thursday, August 2, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Toddler Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, August 2, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Toddler Story Time

Black Mountain Library Toddler Times are lively interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Location: 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Library: Black Mountain. Thursday, August 2, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Toddler Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Location: 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Library: Enka-Candler. Thursday, August 2, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Preschool Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Thursday, August 2, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Preschool Story Time

Swannanoa Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Library: Swannanoa. Thursday, August 2, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Preschool Story Time

Fairview Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Library: Fairview. Thursday, August 2, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Baby Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Mother Goose Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Location: 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Thursday, August 2, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Toddler Story Time

Weaverville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Location: 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Library: Weaverville. Thursday, August 2, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Preschool Story Time

West Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Library: West Asheville. Thursday, August 2, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Mineral Detectives with AMOS

Weaverville Library Asheville Museum of Science presents a hands-on geology program that rocks! Ages 6 & up.  Please pick up your free tickets beginning July 19th.  Limited to 30 participants. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Library: Weaverville. Thursday, August 2, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

LEGO Builders

Pack Memorial Library Join us for LEGO building fun! Ages 5 & up. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, August 2, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Book Club: "The Japanese Lover" by Isabel Allende

East Asheville Library Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Adult. Location: 902 Tunnel Rd. - Asheville. Library: East Asheville. Thursday, August 2, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Teen Comic Club

Pack Memorial Library Do you love comics and graphic novels? Join Pack Library's Teen Comic Club and - Meet other comic fans , Talk about your favorite comics , Read comics , Get free comics! The comic club meets the first Friday of the month and is for fans ages 12 and up. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Friday, August 3, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

School’s Out Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Kids who are usually in school are invited to join us on Fridays for stories and fun this summer! Fridays from June 22 to August 17, except July 6. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Library: Enka-Candler. Friday, August 3, 2018, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM.

Mineral Detectives with AMOS

West Asheville Library Asheville Museum of Science is going to ROCK (and mineral!) the library in this hands-on geology program. Age 6 and up. This program is free, but pre-registration is required. No groups please. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Library: West Asheville. Friday, August 3, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Geologists Rock!

Swannanoa Library Learn how to be a geologist with the help of the Swannanoa Valley Museum and the Swannanoa Library. See the many varied gems and rocks native to Western North Carolina and have a chance to exam them, just like a geologist.  This program is free and most suitable for school age and above. There will also be a WNC rock display in the Swannanoa Library case from August through December. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Library: Swannanoa. Friday, August 3, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Phenomenal Friday Fantasy Films: "The Black Cauldron"

Pack Memorial Library Free popcorn and drinks with a fantasy film every Friday at 3pm! All films are rated PG. The schedule for the summer is: Friday, June 22:   The Princess Bride , Friday, June 29:   The Dark Crystal , Friday, July 13:   The Neverending Story , Friday, July 27:   Legend , Friday, August 3:   The Black Cauldron , Friday, August 10:    Labyrinth , Friday, August 17:    The Adventures of Baron Munchausen , Friday, August 24:    Dragonslayer. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Friday, August 3, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

LEGO Builders Club

Fairview Library LEGO fun for kids age 5 and up. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Library: Fairview. Friday, August 3, 2018, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

LEGO Builders' Club

Enka-Candler Library LEGO fun for kids age 5 and up. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Library: Enka-Candler. Friday, August 3, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

LEGO Builders

Oakley / South Asheville Library Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Saturday, August 4, 2018, 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. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, August 4, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Baby Story Time

East Asheville Library Mother Goose Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Location: 902 Tunnel Rd. - Asheville. Library: East Asheville. Saturday, August 4, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

CD Dream Catcher DIY

Fairview Library Upcycle old library CDs by creating a colorful beaded dream catcher using materials provided. Ages 8 and up. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Teen - (grades 6-12). Location: 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Library: Fairview. Saturday, August 4, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Preschool Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Monday, August 6, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Spanish Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Spanish Story Time features rhymes, songs and books in Spanish and English. Children of all ages are invited to join the fun every Monday at 10:30am. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Preschool - (ages 3-5). School Age - (grades K-5). Family - (children of all ages). Location: 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Library: Enka-Candler. Monday, August 6, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Baby Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Mother Goose Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Location: 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Monday, August 6, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Baby Story Time

West Asheville Library Mother Goose Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Location: 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Library: West Asheville. Monday, August 6, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Baby Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Mother Goose Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Baby Story Time

North Asheville Library Mother Goose Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Location: 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Library: North Asheville. Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

BINGO in the morning

Pack Memorial Library Come to Pack Library to play BINGO for a chance to win prizes! Prizes consist of gift cards to local stores and small gifts, all donated from the Friends of the Library. Everyone of every age is welcome to participate. Free to play! Morning snacks, coffee, tea, and hot chocolate are provided.  BINGO takes place in our auditorium downstairs. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Teen - (grades 6-12). Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

Fairview Library Mother Goose Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Location: 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Library: Fairview. Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Preschool Story Time

Weaverville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Location: 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Library: Weaverville. Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Baby Story Time

Black Mountain Library Mother Goose Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Location: 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Library: Black Mountain. Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Sound and Sand

Enka-Candler Library Listen to music and play with kinetic sand! Age 3-7. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Library: Enka-Candler. Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Groovin Rocks! Rock Painting Party

Swannanoa Library Rock Painting during Groovin' on Grovemont under the trees. We'll provide the rocks and paint, you bring your creativity and come paint a rock to hide in our park (or take home) while at Groovin'. Remember to wear clothes you don't mind getting paint on. Parental supervision is needed for children under 10. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Location: 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Library: Swannanoa. Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Groovin’ on Grovemont: Rhonda Weaver and the Soul Mates

Swannanoa Library Come to Grovemont Park for great local bands, good music, fun and great food. Bring camp chairs and picnic blankets to enjoy the free concert. We’ll have a half-price book sale each day starting at 5 PM. TONIGHT:  Rhoda Weaver and the Soul Mates - a local band out of WNC. The band plays everything from Motown to the Animals to Etta James to Fleetwood Mac. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Performance. Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Location: 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Library: Swannanoa. Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Let's Dance! Creative Movement Inspired by Jazz Dance

Pack Memorial Library Free dance class for ages 4-6 years. This class will be creative movement inspired by Jazz dance. Use the "sign up" link to register starting June 1. Please Note: You may pick and choose which dance classes you'd like to attend all Summer, based on your interest & availability. You DO Need to register for each class individually. You DO NOT NEED to attend all classes within a series. You DO NEED to cancel your reservation at least 24 hours in advance if you are unable to attend. This class is designed for children ages 4-6.  For older kids, see the Introduction to Jazz Dance class. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM.

Let's Dance! Introduction to Jazz Dance

Pack Memorial Library Free dance class for ages 7-10 years. This class will be Introduction to Jazz Dance. Use the "sign up" link to register starting June 1. Please Note: You may pick and choose which dance classes you'd like to attend all Summer, based on your interest & availability. You DO NEED to register for each class individually.  You DO NOT NEED to attend all classes within a series. You DO NEED to cancel your reservation at least 24 hours in advance if you are unable to attend. This class is designed for children 7-10.  For younger kids, see the Creative Movement Inspired by Jazz Dance class. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Book Club: "The Passenger" by Lisa Lutz

Enka-Candler Library Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Adult. Location: 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Library: Enka-Candler. Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Toddler Story Time

North Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Location: 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Library: North Asheville. Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Preschool Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM.

Preschool Story Time

Black Mountain Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Library: Black Mountain. Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 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. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Library: Enka-Candler. Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Preschool Story Time

Leicester Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Library: Leicester. Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Toddler Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Location: 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Preschool Story Time

East Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 902 Tunnel Rd. - Asheville. Library: East Asheville. Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:45 PM.

Toddler Story Time

Fairview Library A movement based story time for children of all ages. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Location: 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Library: Fairview. Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Preschool Story Time

North Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Library: North Asheville. Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Toddler Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Location: 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Baby Story Time

Weaverville Library Mother Goose Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Location: 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Library: Weaverville. Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Toddler Story Time

West Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Location: 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Library: West Asheville. Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Recycled CD Mosaics

East Asheville Library For ages 11-18. Space is limited. Please sign up for your free ticket at the East Asheville Library. Call 250-4738 or visit our branch for more information. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Location: 902 Tunnel Rd. - Asheville. Library: East Asheville. Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Stunt-ology

North Asheville Library A Stuntology presentation is a dazzling array of physical impossibilities and absurdities that can be wrought with everyday objects. Sam coaxes horrible sounds out of straws, makes forks float, napkins balance, and paper expand. Sam demonstrates, then it’s your turn. You will be mystified and amazed by stunts that work brilliantly, and even more entertained when stunts fail miserably. It’s all part of the experiment! Space is limited so pick up your ticket at the North Asheville Library. Age 5 and up. No groups please. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Library: North Asheville. Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Intro to Computer Programming for Kids

Pack Memorial Library Join us this summer for Introduction to Computer Programming with Ian Riddell of Tek-Kids. Begin to explore computer programming! Students will build basic games and narratives using the online programming tool, Scratch. Work done during class can be made accessible from home via the Scratch website. This free class is designed for kids age 8 to 10, but older kids are welcome and younger children may attend with parental assistance. Use the sign up link to register beginning June 1. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Toddler Story Time

Swannanoa Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Location: 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Library: Swannanoa. Thursday, August 9, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Toddler Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, August 9, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Libraries Rock with Freeze Dance Party

Black Mountain Library Oh yeah, we’re wrapping this summer of library fun with a superfly fresh as fresh can be dance party.  If you know, you know out here a good jam of freeze dance is what’s up.  Wear your funkiest costumes and trust your feet can’t fail you now!  All ages welcome. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Location: 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Library: Black Mountain. Thursday, August 9, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Toddler Story Time

Black Mountain Library Toddler Times are lively interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Location: 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Library: Black Mountain. Thursday, August 9, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Toddler Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Location: 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Library: Enka-Candler. Thursday, August 9, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Preschool Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Thursday, August 9, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Preschool Story Time

Swannanoa Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Library: Swannanoa. Thursday, August 9, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Professor WhizzPop’s Musical Magical Tour

Swannanoa Library An amazing musical medley of mashed up magic with Pete the Cat and others—magic, music and books! Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Location: 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Library: Swannanoa. Thursday, August 9, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Preschool Story Time

Fairview Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Library: Fairview. Thursday, August 9, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Baby Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Mother Goose Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Location: 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Thursday, August 9, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Toddler Story Time

Weaverville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Location: 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Library: Weaverville. Thursday, August 9, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Preschool Story Time

West Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Library: West Asheville. Thursday, August 9, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Professor Whizzpop’s Musical Magical Tour

Weaverville Library A rocking fun magic show for all ages! Please pick up your free tickets beginning July 26th. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Location: 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Library: Weaverville. Thursday, August 9, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

LEGO Builders

Pack Memorial Library Join us for LEGO building fun! Ages 5 & up. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, August 9, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Dancing Stories with April C. Turner

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Explore West African culture through traditional dance, song, and folklore! Groups please register for this program at the library. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Location: 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Friday, August 10, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Pokemon Terrariums for Teens

Pack Memorial Library Make your own tiny Pokemon wonder world. Ages 11 and UP. Use the sign up link to register for this free class beginning June 1. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Friday, August 10, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

School’s Out Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Kids who are usually in school are invited to join us on Fridays for stories and fun this summer! Fridays from June 22 to August 17, except July 6. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Library: Enka-Candler. Friday, August 10, 2018, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM.

Phenomenal Friday Fantasy Films: "Labyrinth"

Pack Memorial Library Free popcorn and drinks with a fantasy film every Friday at 3pm! All films are rated PG. The schedule for the summer is: Friday, June 22:   The Princess Bride , Friday, June 29:   The Dark Crystal , Friday, July 13:   The Neverending Story , Friday, July 27:   Legend , Friday, August 3:   The Black Cauldron , Friday, August 10:    Labyrinth , Friday, August 17:    The Adventures of Baron Munchausen , Friday, August 24:    Dragonslayer. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Friday, August 10, 2018, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Fandom Friday Cosplay Club

Enka-Candler Library Cosplay club for teens ages 12 and up. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Location: 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Library: Enka-Candler. Friday, August 10, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Fandom Friday Cosplay Club

Enka-Candler Library For ages 12 and up. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Location: 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Library: Enka-Candler. Friday, August 10, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Free Film Screening: "Project Nim"

North Asheville Library Come to the library for a free screening of the thought-provoking documentary Project Nim. In the 1070s, linguist Herbert S. Terrace investigated the language abilities of chimpanzees by acquiring a baby chimpanzee and placing him in a home with human surrogate parents. The chimp, named Nim Chimpsky (a pun on Noam Chomsky, who had previously theorized that only humans are biologically wired for language), was raised as a human child and developed a range of vocabulary in ASL. Project Nim documents the story of the experiment, asking ethical questions and exploring the emotional states of both Nim and the scientists. This program is free and open to the public, and no tickets are required. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Age Group: Adult. Location: 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Library: North Asheville. Friday, August 10, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Preschool Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, August 11, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Read With J.R. the Therapy Dog

Swannanoa Library Come to the library and practice your reading with J.R. certified therapy dog and amazing listener. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Location: 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Library: Swannanoa. Saturday, August 11, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

East Asheville Library Mother Goose Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Location: 902 Tunnel Rd. - Asheville. Library: East Asheville. Saturday, August 11, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

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. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, August 11, 2018, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Jazz Hour at Pack presents Up Jumped Three

Pack Memorial Library Jazz Hour at Pack is our free monthly jazz series held in our auditorium downstairs. This Saturday, jazz trio, Up Jumped Three will be performing.  For more information about Up Jumped Three visit their site: https://www.reverbnation.com/upjumpedthree Everyone is welcome to attend. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Performance. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, August 11, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Fossil Week!

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Come help us find and excavate all the strange fossils that have been showing up around the library. Lasts all week - August 13-17. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Summer Reading Programs. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Location: 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Monday, August 13, 2018.

Preschool Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Location: 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Library: Pack Memorial. Monday, August 13, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Spanish Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Spanish Story Time features rhymes, songs and books in Spanish and English. Children of all ages are invited to join the fun every Monday at 10:30am. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Preschool - (ages 3-5). School Age - (grades K-5). Family - (children of all ages). Location: 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Library: Enka-Candler. Monday, August 13, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Baby Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Mother Goose Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Location: 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Monday, August 13, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Baby Story Time

West Asheville Library Mother Goose Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Location: 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Library: West Asheville. Monday, August 13, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

LEGO Builders

Weaverville Library Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Location: 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Library: Weaverville. Monday, August 13, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.