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Weigh In on the Future of Buncombe County Public Libraries

Would you like to have a voice in the future of Buncombe County Public Libraries? The Library Advisory Board and Buncombe County Communications & Public Engagement invite the community to take part in an upcoming feedback session. This series of feedback sessions is designed specifically to gather input on the proposed Library Facilities Master Plan, and will focus solely on facility structures and locations. This is your opportunity to share your vision for the future library facilities model. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Community Meetings. Featured Event: Special Event. Age Group: Adult. Monday, July 26, 2021, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Brothers and Sisters Like These- Veterans Story Telling at Lake Julian

Join us the last Wednesday evening of the month throughout the summer at Lake Julian picnic shelter #1 to hear stories from the Veterans writing group, Brothers & Sisters Like These. This program welcomes everyone and is for combat veterans, their friends, and family to listen to and share stories through the arts and creative writing to help heal from wartime experiences. Arrive a little early, between 5-6 to socialize, eat some good food, and learn what resources are available in Buncombe County for veterans and their families. Some of our readers will be Vietnam, Iraqi & Desert Storm Veterans. Please join us for an intimate evening. All are welcome to listen and to share stories of your own or ask questions after the readings. Picnic tables and some seating is available, but feel free to bring your own chairs. In the case of rain only, the shelter is covered. For afternoon thunderstorms with lightning, the program will be cancelled and a new date will be posted. For more information about Brothers… Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: erin.parcels@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Telling. Age Group: Adult. Teen - (grades 6-12). Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Lake Julian. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

ONLINE Spanish Conversation Group

Looking to practice your Spanish Language skills? Come to the Spanish Conversation Group! The group meets once a week virtually to practice their language skills and to help each other out when needed. Beginners are from 4:30-5 PM. All Level Speakers welcome from 5-6 PM. Newcomers are always welcome. For safety precautions, we are asking that you sign up to attend the conversation group. Visit this link to register, you will receive an automatic email with the link and password to get in: Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/vpYrcumqqzoo6UfVIPlgLC3h5UsOSgg78Q After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. DISCLAIMER: While Buncombe County has taken steps to protect this video-teleconferencing (VTC) session from unwanted intrusions (such as “Zoom-bombings”), it cannot guarantee the absence of such an intrusion, disruption, or other negative event from this VTC session. By participating in this… Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: erin.parcels@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Online Programs. Age Group: Adult. Thursday, July 29, 2021, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Enka-Candler Library Evening Book Club

Chat with other book lovers about this month's book selection. The book we'll be discussing in August is "American Dirt" by Jeanine Cummins. This program is in person and hosted virtually for those unable to attend in person. To get the link, email erin.parcels@buncombecounty.org or call the library at 250-4758. Books are reserved at the Enka-Candler Library. Call to hold your copy or come in to pick one up! DISCLAIMER: While Buncombe County has taken steps to protect this video-teleconferencing (VTC) session from unwanted intrusions (such as “Zoom-bombings”), it cannot guarantee the absence of such an intrusion, disruption, or other negative event from this VTC session. By participating in this VTC session, you, on behalf of yourself and any minors participating under your supervision, hereby release Buncombe County, its principals, agents, employees, and volunteers from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions or rights of action, which are related to, arise out of, or are in any way connected… Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Online Programs. Book Club. Age Group: Adult. Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

ONLINE Spanish Conversation Group

Looking to practice your Spanish Language skills? Come to the Spanish Conversation Group! The group meets once a week virtually to practice their language skills and to help each other out when needed. Beginners are from 4:30-5 PM. All Level Speakers welcome from 5-6 PM. Newcomers are always welcome. For safety precautions, we are asking that you sign up to attend the conversation group. Visit this link to register, you will receive an automatic email with the link and password to get in: Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/vpYrcumqqzoo6UfVIPlgLC3h5UsOSgg78Q After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. DISCLAIMER: While Buncombe County has taken steps to protect this video-teleconferencing (VTC) session from unwanted intrusions (such as “Zoom-bombings”), it cannot guarantee the absence of such an intrusion, disruption, or other negative event from this VTC session. By participating in this… Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: erin.parcels@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Online Programs. Age Group: Adult. Thursday, August 5, 2021, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Weigh In on the Future of Buncombe County Public Libraries

Would you like to have a voice in the future of Buncombe County Public Libraries? The Library Advisory Board and Buncombe County Communications & Public Engagement invite the community to take part in an upcoming feedback session. This series of feedback sessions is designed specifically to gather input on the proposed Library Facilities Master Plan, and will focus solely on facility structures and locations. This is your opportunity to share your vision for the future library facilities model. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Community Meetings. Featured Event: Special Event. Age Group: Adult. Thursday, August 5, 2021, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Broad River Community Center 44 Broad River VFD Rd Black Mountain, NC, NC 28711. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Story Time!

Another Pop-Up Story Time will be happening at Enka! Ms. Kassandra will be hosting an outdoor story time with a special guest from the Oakley Library! Join them in singing, moving, and reading together. Target age is Preschool, but all are welcome. *In case of inclement weather, we will reschedule the program. Announcements will be posted on the events calendar and immediately to our Facebook page and Instagram account. Feel free to call the library at 250-4758 for any questions. . Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Family - (children of all ages). Friday, August 6, 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Understanding Alzheimer's & Dementia- presentation by the Alzheimer's Association

Join us at the Enka-Candler Library from 1-2 PM to learn about: -The impact of Alzheimer's. -The difference between Alzheimer's and dementia. -Alzheimer's disease stages and risk factors. -Current research and treatments available to address some symptoms. -Alzheimer's Association resources. Visit alz.org/CRF to register online and explore additional education programs in our area.  This program is free and sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Informational. Age Group: Adult. Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Weigh In on the Future of Buncombe County Public Libraries

Would you like to have a voice in the future of Buncombe County Public Libraries? The Library Advisory Board and Buncombe County Communications & Public Engagement invite the community to take part in an upcoming feedback session. This series of feedback sessions is designed specifically to gather input on the proposed Library Facilities Master Plan, and will focus solely on facility structures and locations. This is your opportunity to share your vision for the future library facilities model. This meeting will be held in the Oakley Community Center downstairs from the library. Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Community Meetings. Featured Event: Special Event. Age Group: Adult. Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Weigh In on the Future of Buncombe County Public Libraries

Would you like to have a voice in the future of Buncombe County Public Libraries? The Library Advisory Board and Buncombe County Communications & Public Engagement invite the community to take part in an upcoming feedback session. This series of feedback sessions is designed specifically to gather input on the proposed Library Facilities Master Plan, and will focus solely on facility structures and locations. This is your opportunity to share your vision for the future library facilities model. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Community Meetings. Featured Event: Special Event. Age Group: Adult. Thursday, August 12, 2021, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

ONLINE Spanish Conversation Group

Looking to practice your Spanish Language skills? Come to the Spanish Conversation Group! The group meets once a week virtually to practice their language skills and to help each other out when needed. Beginners are from 4:30-5 PM. All Level Speakers welcome from 5-6 PM. Newcomers are always welcome. For safety precautions, we are asking that you sign up to attend the conversation group. Visit this link to register, you will receive an automatic email with the link and password to get in: Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/vpYrcumqqzoo6UfVIPlgLC3h5UsOSgg78Q After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. DISCLAIMER: While Buncombe County has taken steps to protect this video-teleconferencing (VTC) session from unwanted intrusions (such as “Zoom-bombings”), it cannot guarantee the absence of such an intrusion, disruption, or other negative event from this VTC session. By participating in this… Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: erin.parcels@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Online Programs. Age Group: Adult. Thursday, August 12, 2021, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

STEM at the Library with Mountain Makers! Tinkering 301: Toy Inventing!

In this series of hands on tinkering and inventing we will explore how stuff is made, unmade and remade! Join us for a set of three Saturdays, each a unique approach to seeing through the eyes of an artist, engineer, scientist or mathematician.  June 12- Tinkering 101- Shapes, Patterns, Structures July 24-  Tinkering 201: Make Stuff Move! August 14- Tinkering 301: Toy Inventing! REGISTRATION BEGINS THE LAST WEEK IN JULY FOR THE AUGUST CLASS. Ages- 5-13 are welcome to attend. Registration is required due to limited space.  To register, click the sign up button on this event page, ask a librarian at the front desk, or call us at 828-250-4758. You must register for each program separately. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. STEM/STEAM. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Saturday, August 14, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Weigh In on the Future of Buncombe County Public Libraries

Would you like to have a voice in the future of Buncombe County Public Libraries? The Library Advisory Board and Buncombe County Communications & Public Engagement invite the community to take part in an upcoming feedback session. This series of feedback sessions is designed specifically to gather input on the proposed Library Facilities Master Plan, and will focus solely on facility structures and locations. This is your opportunity to share your vision for the future library facilities model. Location: East Asheville Library - 902 Tunnel Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Community Meetings. Featured Event: Special Event. Age Group: Adult. Monday, August 16, 2021, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Enka History Book Club

Join us in person and online for our history book club! This month's choice is "Upstairs at the White House: My Life With the First Ladies" by J.B. West. Books will be available for pickup at the Enka-Candler Library on the book clubs shelf.  We will be meeting in the community room at 3 PM. If you don't feel comfortable coming into the library yet, or simply can't make it into the library yet, we'll also be streaming the book club on Zoom. If you'd like to attend virtually, please email erin.parcels@buncombecounty.org or give the library a call to sign up. You'll receive a link to log in the day of the program. If you're attending the program in person, there is no need to register. All newcomers are welcome. We'll see you there! Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Adult. Wednesday, August 18, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Weigh In on the Future of Buncombe County Public Libraries

Would you like to have a voice in the future of Buncombe County Public Libraries? The Library Advisory Board and Buncombe County Communications & Public Engagement invite the community to take part in an upcoming feedback session. This series of feedback sessions is designed specifically to gather input on the proposed Library Facilities Master Plan, and will focus solely on facility structures and locations. This is your opportunity to share your vision for the future library facilities model. This session will be available in English and Spanish. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Community Meetings. Featured Event: Special Event. Age Group: Adult. Wednesday, August 18, 2021, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

ONLINE Spanish Conversation Group

Looking to practice your Spanish Language skills? Come to the Spanish Conversation Group! The group meets once a week virtually to practice their language skills and to help each other out when needed. Beginners are from 4:30-5 PM. All Level Speakers welcome from 5-6 PM. Newcomers are always welcome. For safety precautions, we are asking that you sign up to attend the conversation group. Visit this link to register, you will receive an automatic email with the link and password to get in: Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/vpYrcumqqzoo6UfVIPlgLC3h5UsOSgg78Q After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. DISCLAIMER: While Buncombe County has taken steps to protect this video-teleconferencing (VTC) session from unwanted intrusions (such as “Zoom-bombings”), it cannot guarantee the absence of such an intrusion, disruption, or other negative event from this VTC session. By participating in this… Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: erin.parcels@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Online Programs. Age Group: Adult. Thursday, August 19, 2021, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Live Jazz Hour!

Join us for our free monthly jazz hour on Thursday, August 19 at 6:30 PM. Hosted by composer and Steinway pianist, Michael Jefry Stevens. This program will be held outside by our community room in the blocked off parking area. Some chairs will be available, but feel free to bring your own or a blanket to sit on. Want to treat yourself to dinner or a drink? Our friends next door, Griff's Kitchen and Bar, will be open for seating or takeout! Get there early to nab their tables outside. This program is free and sponsored by the Friends of Enka-Candler Library. For stormy weather, the program will be moved inside of the community room. We'll work on transmitting the program over FM radio for those who wish to not sit inside or who may be sitting at Griff's. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: erin.parcels@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Music. Performance. Age Group: Adult. Teen - (grades 6-12). Thursday, August 19, 2021, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Brothers and Sisters Like These- Stories at Lake Julian

Join us the 4th Wednesday evening of the month throughout the summer at Lake Julian picnic shelter #1 to hear stories from the Veterans writing group, Brothers & Sisters Like These. This program welcomes everyone and is for combat veterans, their friends, and family to listen to and share stories through the arts and creative writing to help heal from wartime experiences. Arrive a little early, between 5-6 to socialize, eat some good food, and learn what resources are available in Buncombe County for veterans and their families. Some of our readers will be Vietnam, Iraqi & Desert Storm Veterans. Please join us for an intimate evening. All are welcome to listen and to share stories of your own or ask questions after the readings. Picnic tables and some seating is available, but feel free to bring your own chairs. In the case of rain only, the shelter is covered. For afternoon thunderstorms with lightning, the program will be cancelled and a new date will be posted. For more information about Brothers… Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: erin.parcels@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Telling. Age Group: Adult. Teen - (grades 6-12). Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Lake Julian. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

ONLINE Spanish Conversation Group

Looking to practice your Spanish Language skills? Come to the Spanish Conversation Group! The group meets once a week virtually to practice their language skills and to help each other out when needed. Beginners are from 4:30-5 PM. All Level Speakers welcome from 5-6 PM. Newcomers are always welcome. For safety precautions, we are asking that you sign up to attend the conversation group. Visit this link to register, you will receive an automatic email with the link and password to get in: Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/vpYrcumqqzoo6UfVIPlgLC3h5UsOSgg78Q After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. DISCLAIMER: While Buncombe County has taken steps to protect this video-teleconferencing (VTC) session from unwanted intrusions (such as “Zoom-bombings”), it cannot guarantee the absence of such an intrusion, disruption, or other negative event from this VTC session. By participating in this… Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: erin.parcels@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Online Programs. Age Group: Adult. Thursday, August 26, 2021, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Weigh In on the Future of Buncombe County Public Libraries

Would you like to have a voice in the future of Buncombe County Public Libraries? The Library Advisory Board and Buncombe County Communications & Public Engagement invite the community to take part in an upcoming feedback session. This series of feedback sessions is designed specifically to gather input on the proposed Library Facilities Master Plan, and will focus solely on facility structures and locations. This is your opportunity to share your vision for the future library facilities model. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Community Meetings. Featured Event: Special Event. Age Group: Adult. Thursday, August 26, 2021, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Weigh In on the Future of Buncombe County Public Libraries

Would you like to have a voice in the future of Buncombe County Public Libraries? The Library Advisory Board and Buncombe County Communications & Public Engagement invite the community to take part in an upcoming feedback session. This series of feedback sessions is designed specifically to gather input on the proposed Library Facilities Master Plan, and will focus solely on facility structures and locations. This is your opportunity to share your vision for the future library facilities model. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Community Meetings. Featured Event: Special Event. Age Group: Adult. Tuesday, August 31, 2021, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

ONLINE Spanish Conversation Group

Looking to practice your Spanish Language skills? Come to the Spanish Conversation Group! The group meets once a week virtually to practice their language skills and to help each other out when needed. Beginners are from 4:30-5 PM. All Level Speakers welcome from 5-6 PM. Newcomers are always welcome. For safety precautions, we are asking that you sign up to attend the conversation group. Visit this link to register, you will receive an automatic email with the link and password to get in: Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/vpYrcumqqzoo6UfVIPlgLC3h5UsOSgg78Q After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. DISCLAIMER: While Buncombe County has taken steps to protect this video-teleconferencing (VTC) session from unwanted intrusions (such as “Zoom-bombings”), it cannot guarantee the absence of such an intrusion, disruption, or other negative event from this VTC session. By participating in this… Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: erin.parcels@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Online Programs. Age Group: Adult. Thursday, September 2, 2021, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Weigh In on the Future of Buncombe County Public Libraries - Tentative meeting

Would you like to have a voice in the future of Buncombe County Public Libraries? The Library Advisory Board and Buncombe County Communications & Public Engagement invite the community to take part in an upcoming feedback session. This series of feedback sessions is designed specifically to gather input on the proposed Library Facilities Master Plan, and will focus solely on facility structures and locations. This is your opportunity to share your vision for the future library facilities model. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Community Meetings. Featured Event: Special Event. Age Group: Adult. Thursday, September 2, 2021, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Jones Elementary 544 Kimberly Ave, Asheville, NC 28804. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Library Closed

All Public Library Closings Holiday Closing: All Buncombe County Public Libraries will be closed. Location: All Branch Locations. Phone: 828-250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Monday, September 6, 2021.

Enka-Candler Library Evening Book Club

Chat with other book lovers about this month's book selection. To reserve your copy of the book, visit https://buncombe.nccardinal.org/. DISCLAIMER: While Buncombe County has taken steps to protect this video-teleconferencing (VTC) session from unwanted intrusions (such as “Zoom-bombings”), it cannot guarantee the absence of such an intrusion, disruption, or other negative event from this VTC session. By participating in this VTC session, you, on behalf of yourself and any minors participating under your supervision, hereby release Buncombe County, its principals, agents, employees, and volunteers from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions or rights of action, which are related to, arise out of, or are in any way connected with this VTC session, including those allegedly attributed to the negligent acts or omissions of Buncombe County. Further, you acknowledge that you participate in this VTC session willingly, fully assume all risks, and agree that release shall be binding upon you, your succ… Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Online Programs. Book Club. Age Group: Adult. Tuesday, September 7, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

ONLINE Spanish Conversation Group

Looking to practice your Spanish Language skills? Come to the Spanish Conversation Group! The group meets once a week virtually to practice their language skills and to help each other out when needed. Beginners are from 4:30-5 PM. All Level Speakers welcome from 5-6 PM. Newcomers are always welcome. For safety precautions, we are asking that you sign up to attend the conversation group. Visit this link to register, you will receive an automatic email with the link and password to get in: Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/vpYrcumqqzoo6UfVIPlgLC3h5UsOSgg78Q After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. DISCLAIMER: While Buncombe County has taken steps to protect this video-teleconferencing (VTC) session from unwanted intrusions (such as “Zoom-bombings”), it cannot guarantee the absence of such an intrusion, disruption, or other negative event from this VTC session. By participating in this… Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: erin.parcels@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Online Programs. Age Group: Adult. Thursday, September 9, 2021, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Weigh In on the Future of Buncombe County Public Libraries - Tentative meeting

Would you like to have a voice in the future of Buncombe County Public Libraries? The Library Advisory Board and Buncombe County Communications & Public Engagement invite the community to take part in an upcoming feedback session. This series of feedback sessions is designed specifically to gather input on the proposed Library Facilities Master Plan, and will focus solely on facility structures and locations. This is your opportunity to share your vision for the future library facilities model. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Community Meetings. Featured Event: Special Event. Age Group: Adult. Thursday, September 9, 2021, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Shiloh Community Center 121 Shiloh Rd, Asheville, NC 28803. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Weigh In on the Future of Buncombe County Public Libraries

Would you like to have a voice in the future of Buncombe County Public Libraries? The Library Advisory Board and Buncombe County Communications & Public Engagement invite the community to take part in an upcoming feedback session. This series of feedback sessions is designed specifically to gather input on the proposed Library Facilities Master Plan, and will focus solely on facility structures and locations. This is your opportunity to share your vision for the future library facilities model. Notice - Description: https://www.buncombecounty.org/governing/depts/library/news_detail.aspx?id=19431. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Community Meetings. Featured Event: Special Event. Age Group: Adult. Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Big Ivy Community Center 540 Dillingham Rd, Barnardsville, NC 28709.

Weigh In on the Future of Buncombe County Public Libraries--ONLINE

Would you like to have a voice in the future of Buncombe County Public Libraries? The Library Advisory Board and Buncombe County Communications & Public Engagement invite the community to take part in an upcoming online feedback session on zoom. This series of feedback sessions is designed specifically to gather input on the proposed Library Facilities Master Plan, and will focus solely on facility structures and locations. This is your opportunity to share your vision for the future library facilities model. This meeting will provide Spanish and ASL interpretation. Topic: Virtual Library Listening Session Time: Sep 15, 2021 12:00 PM Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86013920643?pwd=WVBqMkJDU05MMWRXRHFveDZQUTUvUT09 Meeting ID: 860 1392 0643 Passcode: 412138 Phone In: 1 (301) 715 8592 Meeting ID: 860 1392 0643. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Community Meetings. Featured Event: Special Event. Age Group: Adult. Wednesday, September 15, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

ONLINE Spanish Conversation Group

Looking to practice your Spanish Language skills? Come to the Spanish Conversation Group! The group meets once a week virtually to practice their language skills and to help each other out when needed. Beginners are from 4:30-5 PM. All Level Speakers welcome from 5-6 PM. Newcomers are always welcome. For safety precautions, we are asking that you sign up to attend the conversation group. Visit this link to register, you will receive an automatic email with the link and password to get in: Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/vpYrcumqqzoo6UfVIPlgLC3h5UsOSgg78Q After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. DISCLAIMER: While Buncombe County has taken steps to protect this video-teleconferencing (VTC) session from unwanted intrusions (such as “Zoom-bombings”), it cannot guarantee the absence of such an intrusion, disruption, or other negative event from this VTC session. By participating in this… Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: erin.parcels@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Online Programs. Age Group: Adult. Thursday, September 16, 2021, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Weigh In on the Future of Buncombe County Public Libraries - Tentative meeting

Would you like to have a voice in the future of Buncombe County Public Libraries? The Library Advisory Board and Buncombe County Communications & Public Engagement invite the community to take part in an upcoming feedback session. This series of feedback sessions is designed specifically to gather input on the proposed Library Facilities Master Plan, and will focus solely on facility structures and locations. This is your opportunity to share your vision for the future library facilities model. This session will be available in English and Russian. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Community Meetings. Featured Event: Special Event. Age Group: Adult. Monday, September 20, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Woodfin Community Center 20 Community Rd, Woodfin, NC 28804. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Brothers & Sisters Like These at Lake Julian

Join us the 4th Wednesday evening of the month throughout the summer at Lake Julian picnic shelter #1 to hear stories from the Veterans writing group, Brothers & Sisters Like These. This program welcomes everyone and is for combat veterans, their friends, and family to listen to and share stories through the arts and creative writing to help heal from wartime experiences. Arrive a little early, between 5-6 to socialize, eat some good food, and learn what resources are available in Buncombe County for veterans and their families. Some of our readers will be Vietnam, Iraqi & Desert Storm Veterans. Please join us for an intimate evening. All are welcome to listen and to share stories of your own or ask questions after the readings. Picnic tables and some seating is available, but feel free to bring your own chairs. In the case of rain only, the shelter is covered. For afternoon thunderstorms with lightning, the program will be cancelled and a new date will be posted. For more information about Brothers… Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Telling. Informational. Age Group: Adult. Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

ONLINE Spanish Conversation Group

Looking to practice your Spanish Language skills? Come to the Spanish Conversation Group! The group meets once a week virtually to practice their language skills and to help each other out when needed. Beginners are from 4:30-5 PM. All Level Speakers welcome from 5-6 PM. Newcomers are always welcome. For safety precautions, we are asking that you sign up to attend the conversation group. Visit this link to register, you will receive an automatic email with the link and password to get in: Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/vpYrcumqqzoo6UfVIPlgLC3h5UsOSgg78Q After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. DISCLAIMER: While Buncombe County has taken steps to protect this video-teleconferencing (VTC) session from unwanted intrusions (such as “Zoom-bombings”), it cannot guarantee the absence of such an intrusion, disruption, or other negative event from this VTC session. By participating in this… Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: erin.parcels@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Online Programs. Age Group: Adult. Thursday, September 23, 2021, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Weigh In on the Future of Buncombe County Public Libraries

Would you like to have a voice in the future of Buncombe County Public Libraries? The Library Advisory Board and Buncombe County Communications & Public Engagement invite the community to take part in an upcoming feedback session. This series of feedback sessions is designed specifically to gather input on the proposed Library Facilities Master Plan, and will focus solely on facility structures and locations. This is your opportunity to share your vision for the future library facilities model. This session will be available in English and Russian. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Community Meetings. Featured Event: Special Event. Age Group: Adult. Thursday, September 23, 2021, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Avery Creek Community Center State Rd 3486, Arden, NC 28704. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Weigh In on the Future of Buncombe County Public Libraries

Would you like to have a voice in the future of Buncombe County Public Libraries? The Library Advisory Board and Buncombe County Communications & Public Engagement invite the community to take part in an upcoming feedback session. This series of feedback sessions is designed specifically to gather input on the proposed Library Facilities Master Plan, and will focus solely on facility structures and locations. This is your opportunity to share your vision for the future library facilities model. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Community Meetings. Featured Event: Special Event. Age Group: Adult. Thursday, September 30, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

ONLINE Spanish Conversation Group

Looking to practice your Spanish Language skills? Come to the Spanish Conversation Group! The group meets once a week virtually to practice their language skills and to help each other out when needed. Beginners are from 4:30-5 PM. All Level Speakers welcome from 5-6 PM. Newcomers are always welcome. For safety precautions, we are asking that you sign up to attend the conversation group. Visit this link to register, you will receive an automatic email with the link and password to get in: Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/vpYrcumqqzoo6UfVIPlgLC3h5UsOSgg78Q After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. DISCLAIMER: While Buncombe County has taken steps to protect this video-teleconferencing (VTC) session from unwanted intrusions (such as “Zoom-bombings”), it cannot guarantee the absence of such an intrusion, disruption, or other negative event from this VTC session. By participating in this… Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: erin.parcels@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Online Programs. Age Group: Adult. Thursday, September 30, 2021, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Weigh In on the Future of Buncombe County Public Libraries

Would you like to have a voice in the future of Buncombe County Public Libraries? The Library Advisory Board and Buncombe County Communications & Public Engagement invite the community to take part in an upcoming feedback session. This series of feedback sessions is designed specifically to gather input on the proposed Library Facilities Master Plan, and will focus solely on facility structures and locations. This is your opportunity to share your vision for the future library facilities model. This session will be available in English and Spanish. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Community Meetings. Featured Event: Special Event. Age Group: Adult. Wednesday, October 6, 2021, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. West Buncombe Elementary School 175 Erwin Hills Rd, Asheville, NC 28806. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Weigh In on the Future of Buncombe County Public Libraries

Would you like to have a voice in the future of Buncombe County Public Libraries? The Library Advisory Board and Buncombe County Communications & Public Engagement invite the community to take part in an upcoming feedback session. This series of feedback sessions is designed specifically to gather input on the proposed Library Facilities Master Plan, and will focus solely on facility structures and locations. This is your opportunity to share your vision for the future library facilities model. Notice - Description: https://www.buncombecounty.org/governing/depts/library/news_detail.aspx?id=19431. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Community Meetings. Featured Event: Special Event. Age Group: Adult. Thursday, October 7, 2021, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Bee Tree Fire Department 510 Bee Tree Rd, Swannanoa, NC 28778.

Library Advisory Board Meeting

Library Advisory Board The Library Advisory Board Meeting will be at Pack library or online. This meeting was rescheduled from September 9. Agenda - added prior to meeting , Minutes - added after meeting The Library Advisory Board generally meets every other month at 6:30pm at Pack Library or online. Please check the calendar just prior to the bi-monthly meeting to make sure the meeting hasn't been cancelled, postponed or moved. Thursday, October 14, 2021, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Pack Memorial Library or online. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.