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One-on-one Technology Support with a Librarian

One-on-one help with using your smartphone, eReader, and/or tablet! Sign up for a 20-30 minute help session with a librarian. Appointments are available on Friday, July 8 between 10:20-12. Librarians can offer basic assistance only, and the number of appointments per may be limited. If we cannot assist you with your request, we may be able to help you find additional resources. Examples include: Basic Social Media assistance – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, & others Learn to use a library e-resource (Libby) Creating online accounts (email, Facebook, etc.) Basic internet searching Using online video conference tools like Zoom and FaceTime Reducing SPAM and utilizing smartphone tools ****REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.**** To register, email jen.waite@buncombecounty.org or call (828) 250-4700. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: jen.waite@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Digital Literacy/Technology. Classes. Age Group: Adult. Friday, July 8, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Hora Del Cuento - Story Time

Join us for a bilingual hora del cuento (story time)!  We'll share books, rhymes, and songs in Spanish and in English--fun for the whole family. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Friday, July 8, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Library Advisory Board Meeting

Library Advisory Board The Library Advisory Board Meeting will be at Pack library or online Agenda - added prior to meeting , Minutes - added after meeting The Library Advisory Board generally meets every other month at 6:30pm at Pack Library or online. Please check the calendar just prior to the bi-monthly meeting to make sure the meeting hasn't been cancelled, postponed or moved. Thursday, July 14, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Pack Memorial Library or online. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Hora Del Cuento - Story Time

Join us for a bilingual hora del cuento (story time)!  We'll share books, rhymes, and songs in Spanish and in English--fun for the whole family. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Friday, July 15, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Skyland Library Knitting & Crochet Club

Bring your needles or your hooks and join us for some friendly company as you work on your current project.  No registration necessary; just come by the Skyland Library community room with a love of yarn! Please note this is not a class -- we welcome knitters and crocheters of all skill levels, but there might not be anyone on hand to teach the basics if you've never tried before.  Feel free to come and chat or observe, though! Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Age Group: Adult. Saturday, July 16, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Friends of the South Buncombe Library Book Club: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

Join us for a book discussion hosted by the Friends of the Skyland/South Buncombe Library!  We are pleased to announce that the book club will be held in-person again for July.  We will be in compliance with County and CDC guidelines; masks are not required. This month we will be reading The Midnight Library by Matt Haig.  The book is available in both physical and digital editions through Buncombe County Public Libraries, and we will also have a few extra copies to borrow at the South Buncombe branch that you can stop by and sign out.  From the publisher: Somewhere out beyond the edge of the universe there is a library that contains an infinite number of books, each one the story of another reality. One tells the story of your life as it is, along with another book for the other life you could have lived if you had made a different choice at any point in your life. While we all wonder how our lives might have been, what if you had the chance to go to the library and see for yourself? Would any of these… Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Literature. Online Programs. Age Group: Adult. Thursday, July 21, 2022, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Hora Del Cuento - Story Time

Join us for a bilingual hora del cuento (story time)!  We'll share books, rhymes, and songs in Spanish and in English--fun for the whole family. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Friday, July 22, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Hora Del Cuento - Story Time

Join us for a bilingual hora del cuento (story time)!  We'll share books, rhymes, and songs in Spanish and in English--fun for the whole family. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Friday, July 29, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Hora Del Cuento - Story Time

Join us for a bilingual hora del cuento (story time)!  We'll share books, rhymes, and songs in Spanish and in English--fun for the whole family. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Friday, August 5, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Skyland Library Knitting & Crochet Club

Bring your needles or your hooks and join us for some friendly company as you work on your current project.  No registration necessary; just come by the Skyland Library community room with a love of yarn! Please note this is not a class -- we welcome knitters and crocheters of all skill levels, but there might not be anyone on hand to teach the basics if you've never tried before.  Feel free to come and chat or observe, though! Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Age Group: Adult. Saturday, August 6, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Hora Del Cuento - Story Time

Join us for a bilingual hora del cuento (story time)!  We'll share books, rhymes, and songs in Spanish and in English--fun for the whole family. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Friday, August 12, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Hora Del Cuento - Story Time

Join us for a bilingual hora del cuento (story time)!  We'll share books, rhymes, and songs in Spanish and in English--fun for the whole family. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Friday, August 19, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Skyland Library Knitting & Crochet Club

Bring your needles or your hooks and join us for some friendly company as you work on your current project.  No registration necessary; just come by the Skyland Library community room with a love of yarn! Please note this is not a class -- we welcome knitters and crocheters of all skill levels, but there might not be anyone on hand to teach the basics if you've never tried before.  Feel free to come and chat or observe, though! Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Age Group: Adult. Saturday, August 20, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Hora Del Cuento - Story Time

Join us for a bilingual hora del cuento (story time)!  We'll share books, rhymes, and songs in Spanish and in English--fun for the whole family. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Friday, August 26, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Hora Del Cuento - Story Time

Join us for a bilingual hora del cuento (story time)!  We'll share books, rhymes, and songs in Spanish and in English--fun for the whole family. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Friday, September 2, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Skyland Library Knitting & Crochet Club

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

Library Closed

All Public Library Closings Holiday Closing: All Buncombe County Public Libraries will be closed. Location: All Branch Locations. Phone: 828-250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Monday, September 5, 2022.

Library Advisory Board Meeting

Library Advisory Board The Library Advisory Board Meeting will be at Pack library or online Agenda - added prior to meeting , Minutes - added after meeting The Library Advisory Board generally meets every other month at 6:30pm at Pack Library or online. Please check the calendar just prior to the bi-monthly meeting to make sure the meeting hasn't been cancelled, postponed or moved. Thursday, September 8, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Pack Memorial Library or online. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Hora Del Cuento - Story Time

Join us for a bilingual hora del cuento (story time)!  We'll share books, rhymes, and songs in Spanish and in English--fun for the whole family. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Friday, September 9, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Hora Del Cuento - Story Time

Join us for a bilingual hora del cuento (story time)!  We'll share books, rhymes, and songs in Spanish and in English--fun for the whole family. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Friday, September 16, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Skyland Library Knitting & Crochet Club

Bring your needles or your hooks and join us for some friendly company as you work on your current project.  No registration necessary; just come by the Skyland Library community room with a love of yarn! Please note this is not a class -- we welcome knitters and crocheters of all skill levels, but there might not be anyone on hand to teach the basics if you've never tried before.  Feel free to come and chat or observe, though! Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Age Group: Adult. Saturday, September 17, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Hora Del Cuento - Story Time

Join us for a bilingual hora del cuento (story time)!  We'll share books, rhymes, and songs in Spanish and in English--fun for the whole family. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Friday, September 23, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Special Collections open by Appointment only

All Public Library Closings Buncombe County Special Collections will be open by appointment only to allow staff to work on special projects. Patrons may schedule an appointment by contacting Special Collections staff at packnc@buncombecounty.org.  Appointments will be limited to two hours and must be scheduled 24 hours in advance. Location: All Branch Locations. Phone: 828-250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Local History & Genealogy. Saturday, September 24, 2022, 12:00 AM – Saturday, October 1, 2022, 6:00 PM.

Hora Del Cuento - Story Time

Join us for a bilingual hora del cuento (story time)!  We'll share books, rhymes, and songs in Spanish and in English--fun for the whole family. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Friday, September 30, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Skyland Library Knitting & Crochet Club

Bring your needles or your hooks and join us for some friendly company as you work on your current project.  No registration necessary; just come by the Skyland Library community room with a love of yarn! Please note this is not a class -- we welcome knitters and crocheters of all skill levels, but there might not be anyone on hand to teach the basics if you've never tried before.  Feel free to come and chat or observe, though! Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Age Group: Adult. Saturday, October 1, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.