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Antique and Collectible Book Sale

Pack Memorial Library The Friends of Pack Library will have their 9th Annual Antique and Collectible book sale the third weekend in October at Pack Library in downtown Asheville . This year, the sale will feature: • Antique and collectible books with prices starting at $3. On Saturday, all the antique books will be half-price. • Children’s books, CDs, DVDs, author signed books, high school and college yearbooks dating back to 1919. • Coffee table books in the hallway outside the library and on the lower level of the library. All coffee table books will be half price on Saturday. • Bookends Used Book Store will have a half price sale on Friday and Saturday. Boxes will be provided and credit cards are accepted - no minimum purchase required. All proceeds will benefit the Friends of Buncombe County Libraries. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Sale. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Friday, October 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Reading with JR The Therapy Dog

North Asheville Library Come practice your reading with J.R. certified therapy dog and amazing listener. Kid readers up to age 12 can sign up for 15 minute sessions. Stop by the library to register or call 828-250-4752. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). School Age - (grades K-5). Library: North Asheville. Friday, October 18, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Pajamarama Story Time!

Skyland / South Buncombe Library The whole family is invited to join us for stories and puppets in the library after hours. Wear your jammies for maximum coziness! Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: North Asheville. Skyland / South Buncombe. Friday, October 18, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Antique and Collectible Book Sale

Pack Memorial Library The Friends of Pack Library will have their 9th Annual Antique and Collectible book sale the third weekend in October at Pack Library in downtown Asheville. This year, the sale will feature: • Antique and collectible books with prices starting at $3. On Saturday, all the antique books will be half-price. • Children’s books, CDs, DVDs, author signed books, high school and college yearbooks dating back to 1919. • Coffee table books in the hallway outside the library and on the lower level of the library. All coffee table books will be half price on Saturday. • Bookends Used Book Store will have a half price sale on Friday and Saturday. Boxes will be provided and credit cards are accepted - no minimum purchase required. All proceeds will benefit the Friends of Buncombe County Libraries. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Sale. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Baby Story Time

East Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: East Asheville Library - 902 Tunnel Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: East Asheville. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Nonfiction Book Club: In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Join us to discuss this month's selection In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson. Come explore the world with us through nonfiction! Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Emerging Artists' Showcase

Fairview Library The students of award winning wildlife artist Bob Travers will be displaying their work in a showcase in the Community Room at the library. The exhibit will be open to the public anytime the Community Room is open through October 31st. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Exhibit. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: Fairview. Monday, October 21, 2019, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Itch to Stitch

Weaverville Library Bring your current needlework project and enjoy chatting with other like-minded folks. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Age Group: Adult. Library: Weaverville. Monday, October 21, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

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

Baby Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Monday, October 21, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

West Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: West Asheville. Monday, October 21, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Jazz Hour at Pack

Pack Memorial Library Our free Jazz Hour is back for the fall season. Please join us in our auditorium to listen to an hour of jazz from Steinway pianist and composer Michael Jefry Stevens and his musician friends. Each performance is different and will take place on the third Monday evenings of each month. Everyone is welcome. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Performance. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Monday, October 21, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 0-18 month-old set. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

North Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: North Asheville. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Fairview Library Baby StoryTime is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Fairview. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Weaverville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Weaverville. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Black Mountain Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Black Mountain. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Gym

Fairview Library Join us for Baby Gym just after Baby Storytime at 11. This is a free play time for little ones ages 0-18 months. We will have baby & toddler sized toys, climbing structures, tunnels, and more! Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Fairview. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Graphic Novel Book Club

North Asheville Library Come join the Graphic Novel Book Club!  We'll come together at the North Asheville Library on the 4th Tuesday of every month at 3pm. We'll discuss the graphic novel of the month and create some related artwork!  Come by the North Asheville circulation desk to check out a copy of our current book of the month!  For ages 8-12. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Book Club. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: North Asheville. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Census Job Info and Help Applying Online

West Asheville Library A Census recruiter will be here to share information and help you apply online. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Jobs/Careers. Age Group: Adult. Library: West Asheville. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Read to Olivia the Therapy Dog

Weaverville Library Kids - Sign up for your 15 minutes with Olivia today!  Come by or call the Library at 250-6482 to register. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Weaverville. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

3 Films from 1999: The Matrix

Fairview Library Help us celebrate the Fairview Public Library’s 20th anniversary with three films from 1999. When a computer programmer and hacker (Keanu Reeves) begins to question his reality, a chain of events is unlocked that could save the human race. To find the answers he seeks, he must trust a mysterious group of strangers who promise to show him the hidden secrets of an unusual entity known as "The Matrix." With groundbreaking special effects techniques that are still in wide use today, The Matrix was a runaway hit that changed how the industry, and the public viewed action films. Also starring Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, and Joe Pantoliano.  All screenings will be hosted by North Carolina Film Critics Association member James Rosario (THEDAILYORCA.COM), who will introduce each film and lead a discussion after. Free popcorn provided by Grail Moviehouse. Rated R. 136 minutes. Join us in November and December: Nov. 12 – The Straight Story Dec. 10 - Pleasantville. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Age Group: Adult. Library: Fairview. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Spinning Yarns knitting and crochet drop in group

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Beginners can learn a basic pattern. Those with experience are welcome to work on a project and share your knowledge. Supplies will be available for beginners. Come “spin some yarn” at the library! Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Be the Change: Mindfulness-based Emotional Intelligence

Swannanoa Library You are invited! Join us for an engaging, experiential one-hour keynote on Mindfulness-based Emotional Intelligence.  Why? Life in the digital age challenges us to rethink how we ensure mental fitness of ourselves and our society. Demands of modern life can leave us distracted, overwhelmed and dealing with toxic stress.  What? The Search Inside Yourself program combines neuroscience, mindfulness and emotional intelligence to teach practices that reduce stress, improve focus, raise peak performance and improve interpersonal relationships. Your mind matters. Be the Change.  Who? Stacey Crowley is a professional development provider and certified teacher for the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute and is passionate about preserving face-to-face communication and providing state of the art emotional intelligence training to adults who teach and raise children. Ms. Crowley holds an MA in Communication Disorders from California State University, LA and an MA in Literacy from Northeastern Illinois… Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Age Group: Adult. Library: Swannanoa. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Social Justice Book Club

Leicester Library Build relationships and build your understanding of social justice in this new reading group sponsored by the Leicester Library! Monthly meetings will alternate between the Leicester Library and Firestorm. On October 22, we'll discuss I'm Still Here by Austin Channing Brown at the Leicester Library. On November 26, we'll discuss The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater at Firestorm. On December 17, we'll discuss How To Be Less Stupid About Race by Crystal Fleming at the Leicester Library. You may check out the book from any BCPL branch, or purchase a copy at a discount from Firestorm. Meetings will alternate monthly between the Leicester Library and Firestorm. Future titles will be selected with guidance from the host librarian and book club participants. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: sarah.gransee@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Adult. Library: Leicester. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.firestorm.coop.

Brothers Like These: A Staged Reading of Writings by Vietnam Veterans

Weaverville Library There will be a discussion after the readings about the healing journey from the psychological wounds of war through creative writing. Copies of their book “Brothers Like These; Vietnam War Veterans Poems and Prose” will be available for $10.00. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Author Event. Performance. Age Group: Adult. Library: Weaverville. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

North Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: North Asheville. Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Black Mountain Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Black Mountain. Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Preschool Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Enka-Candler. Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Leicester Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Leicester. Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Autumn Tiny Tots Yoga!

Swannanoa Library Tiny Tots Yoga is for babies and toddlers (crawling to 2 years) with a caregiver (parent, friend, or guardian). This is a highly active, playful class with songs and music that integrate breathing, mindfulness and yoga exercise. FREE! Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Swannanoa. Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

East Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: East Asheville Library - 902 Tunnel Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: East Asheville. Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Fairview Library A movement based story time for children of all ages. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Fairview. Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

North Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: North Asheville. Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Weaverville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Weaverville. Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

West Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: West Asheville. Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Gym

Fairview Library Join us for Toddler Gym just after Toddler Storytime at 11. This is a free play time for little ones ages 18 months-3 years. We will have toddler sized toys, climbing structures, tunnels, and more! Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Fairview. Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

2020 Census Employment Information

Leicester Library 2020 Census jobs are available. A Census Recruiter will be at the Leicester Library to share opportunities and help you apply. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Informational. Jobs/Careers. Age Group: Adult. Library: Leicester. Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Uke Jam

Weaverville Library Bring your axe and jam along on some of the classics! Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Music. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Weaverville. Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Swannanoa Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Swannanoa. Thursday, October 24, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, October 24, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Black Mountain Library Toddler Times are lively interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Black Mountain. Thursday, October 24, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Enka-Candler. Thursday, October 24, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Leicester Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Leicester. Thursday, October 24, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Thursday, October 24, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Swannanoa Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Swannanoa. Thursday, October 24, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Fairview Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Fairview. Thursday, October 24, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Thursday, October 24, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Weaverville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Weaverville. Thursday, October 24, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

West Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: West Asheville. Thursday, October 24, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Chair Yoga for Seniors

Weaverville Library Join instructor Darleen Benson and experience the basic tools of Yoga:  breathing, relaxation and gentle postures using a chair or a wall.  Improve your flexibility, strength, balance and pain relief with this ancient practice.  For more information contact Darleen at www.darleenbenson@gmail.com.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Weaverville Library. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Age Group: Adult. Library: Weaverville. Thursday, October 24, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Afternoon Preschool Storytime

Fairview Library Unable to attend a morning storytime? We have you covered with our NEW Afternoon Storytime for Preschoolers. Join us every Thursday afternoon at 3:30 for songs, stories, and crafts. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Fairview. Thursday, October 24, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Escape to the Page - A Six Weeks Writing Workshop

Weaverville Library Join us for a generative writing class for curious writers, experienced or otherwise. Using eclectic sources of inspiration, you'll be invited to dive into your imagination where the goal in not the finished product, but committing to the process and developing the willingness to explore. Sondra's class is designed to form a community of writers so please make a commitment to attend all six sessions. You will be invited to share your work, but there is no obligation to do so. Sondra Hall is the founding director of "Take My Word For It!" a creative writing program for kids and has been teaching "Escape to the Page" to grown-ups for close to a decade. For more information visiitwww.takemywordforit.net/grown-up-classes. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Age Group: Adult. Library: Weaverville. Thursday, October 24, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Teen Writing Workshop with Jill Criswell

Pack Memorial Library Jill Criswell, young adult fantasy author and writing instructor at USC Upstate, will lead a writing workshop for aspiring writers and hobbyists. Focusing on world-building, this workshop will help writers better understand how to add details to their story's settings and use this as a foundation for their characters and plot. All attendees will be entered in a drawing to win a signed hardcover copy of Criswell's novel, Beasts of the Frozen Sun. Bio: Jill Criswell is a writer of young adult fantasy. Born and raised in the swamps of northeastern Florida, she earned degrees in English and Psychology and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Central Florida. Her greatest passion, besides reading and writing, is traveling the world; she’s visited fifty countries across six continents, falling in love with places like Iceland, Namibia, and Cambodia. She works as a university English teacher and lives in South Carolina, near the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, with her husband and daughter (wh… Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Author Event. Classes. Literature. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, October 24, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Spanish Conversation Group

Pack Memorial Library Looking to practice your Spanish Language skills? Come to the Spanish Conversation Group at Pack! The group meets once a week to practice their language skills and to help each other out when needed. Newcomers are always welcome.  No registration is necessary. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, October 24, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Pajama Story Time

Pack Memorial Library A cozy evening story time designed for children ages 3-6, but all ages are welcome. Come in your pajamas if you wanna! Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4720. Email: jesse.figuera@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Family - (children of all ages). Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, October 24, 2019, 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Haunts and Hollers

North Asheville Library In this Halloween-themed program, ballad singer Saro Lynch-Thomason shares Appalachian songs and folklore of ghosts, death, magic, and mystery! Appalachians have long enjoyed tales and songs about the return of the dead, enchanted animals, and magic-wielding women. Ms. Lynch-Thomason will sing songs on these themes and explore their folkloric origins in European mythology and lore. Appropriate for  ages 10 and up. Some scary stories. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Local History & Genealogy. Music. Performance. Story Telling. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: North Asheville. Thursday, October 24, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Book-to-Movie Program

West Asheville Library The Book-to-Movie Program proudly presents The Bad Seed on Friday, October 25th at 2:00 pm at the WEST branch. It is approximately 2 1/4 hours long. There will be a brief intermission offered about midway through. A housewife suspects that her seemingly perfect eight-year-old daughter is a heartless killer. Starring Patty McCormack, Nancy Kelly, Eileen Heckart, and Henry Jones, the film is directed by Mervyn LeRoy and is not rated. It is based on the novel by William March and the play by Maxwell Anderson. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Film Screening. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: West Asheville. Friday, October 25, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Reading with JR The Therapy Dog

Enka-Candler Library Kids are invited to stop by between 4 & 5 pm on the 4th Friday of each month to practice their reading skills with a gentle, patient and adorable canine friend. J.R. is a certified therapy dog and he can't wait to meet the readers of the Enka-Candler community! No advance registration is required for the ENKA program. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Enka-Candler. Friday, October 25, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Leicester LEGO Builders

Leicester Library Meet builders & exhibit your Lego skills. Drop in, or stay the whole time. Ages 5 & up. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Leicester. Friday, October 25, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Mabuhay Blue Ridge! Filipino American History Month program.

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Join us for an evening of traditional dance, music, and poetry as well as a history of the Filipino experience in Western North Carolina and in the United States.  Presented by the Filipino- American Community of Western North Carolina. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Exhibit. Family Fun. Informational. Local History & Genealogy. Music. Performance. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Friday, October 25, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Pajamarama Storytime!

North Asheville Library The whole family is invited to join us for stories and puppets in the library after hours. Wear your jammies for maximum coziness! Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Story Telling. Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). School Age - (grades K-5). Family - (children of all ages). Library: North Asheville. Friday, October 25, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Chess Club and Board Games

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Come join us for chess or play another board game -we'll  have some available and you can bring your own. For kids six years old and up. Kids under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Teen - (grades 6-12). Family - (children of all ages). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Saturday, October 26, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, October 26, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Mixed Level Mat Pilates Class with Cisco Pilates of Asheville

Pack Memorial Library Learn the fundamentals of Pilates, or for those who are already experienced, deepen your practice in this mixed level class. Pilates is a whole body workout where we find strength, stretch, and control. Alexis will target the level of class to who is there, so everyone is equally challenged. Pilates is for every BODY...no matter your age, gender, or physical ability. Bring your own mat (a thick mat is better if you have one), a small towel, and a water bottle. The library has a few mats available to borrow. Please click the sign up button to register. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, October 26, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

East Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: East Asheville Library - 902 Tunnel Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: East Asheville. Saturday, October 26, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

"The Belle of Amherst"- One Woman Show with Sybil Rosen

Pack Memorial Library The Friends of the Library, Immediate Theatre Project, and Asheville Community Theatre present “The Belle of Amherst” by William Luce, adapted and performed by Sybil Rosen, an award-winning novelist, playwright, screenwriter, and actress. A funny, wise, poignant, one-woman show that takes us into the vivid heart and mind of America's favorite poet, Emily Dickinson. The two performances are a fundraiser where proceeds benefit the Friends of Pack Memorial Library and the Whitesburg, GA Public Library. Suggested donation: $10. Everyone is welcome.No ticket required. The second performance of this show will be Monday, October 28 at 6pm. *Presented with permission from the Dramatist Play Service. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Author Event. Literature. Performance. Story Telling. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, October 26, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Watercolor Class with local artist Joan Doyle

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Watercolor Class with local artist Joan Doyle.  Class limited to 10 participants – teens over 15 and adults. No group sign ups please. All materials provided. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Classes. Age Group: Adult. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Saturday, October 26, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Emerging Artists' Showcase

Fairview Library The students of award winning wildlife artist Bob Travers will be displaying their work in a showcase in the Community Room at the library. The exhibit will be open to the public anytime the Community Room is open through October 31st. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Exhibit. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: Fairview. Monday, October 28, 2019, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

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

Baby Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Monday, October 28, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

West Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: West Asheville. Monday, October 28, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Lego Club

Weaverville Library Come and build with us! Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Weaverville. Monday, October 28, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

"The Belle of Amherst"- One Woman Show with Sybil Rosen

Pack Memorial Library The Friends of the Library, Immediate Theatre Project, and Asheville Community Theatre present “The Belle of Amherst” by William Luce, adapted and performed by Sybil Rosen, an award-winning novelist, playwright, screenwriter, and actress. A funny, wise, poignant, one-woman show that takes us into the vivid heart and mind of America's favorite poet, Emily Dickinson. The two performances are a fundraiser where proceeds benefit the Friends of Pack Memorial Library and the Whitesburg, GA Public Library. Suggested donation: $10. Everyone is welcome. No ticket required. *Presented with permission from the Dramatist Play Service. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Author Event. Informational. Literature. Performance. Story Telling. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Monday, October 28, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 0-18 month-old set. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

North Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: North Asheville. Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Fairview Library Baby StoryTime is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Fairview. Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Weaverville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Weaverville. Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Black Mountain Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Black Mountain. Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Gym

Fairview Library Join us for Baby Gym just after Baby Storytime at 11. This is a free play time for little ones ages 0-18 months. We will have baby & toddler sized toys, climbing structures, tunnels, and more! Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Fairview. Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Large Format Puppet Hand Building Workshop

Pack Memorial Library The Buncombe County library system is trying to get into the Asheville Holiday Parade this year and we need your help! We're building large format puppet hands and small props to support our theme and we need all of the creative help we can get. We'll be having creator's workshops on Tuesday evenings beginning September 24 at Pack Memorial Library. We'll also have stations at  branches starting in October for origami bird making. All of the birds made will be a big part of our holiday parade! If you like to work in teams, get your hands dirty, and get crafty come join us, everyone is welcome! Open workshops, drop in and help when you can on posted dates! Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Community Garden Meeting

Leicester Library We are starting a community garden at the library and we need your help! Come to the first meeting of the Leicester Library Community Garden Association to learn more about the garden's design and find out how to get involved. Membership to the Leicester Library Community Garden Association is free. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: sarah.gransee@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Informational. Other. Age Group: Adult. Library: Leicester. Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

The Hidden History of Asheville

Fairview Library Have you ever heard of daredevil aviatrix Uva Shipman and Tempie Avery, women who went from slavery to respected nurse and citizen? Or the real story behind the sad death of former Asheville mayor Gallatin Roberts? These stories and many more will be told on Tuesday, October 29th at 7pm by our resident local history librarians, Zoe Rhine, Laura Gaskin, and Betsy Murray in a fun filled evening full of the Hidden History of Asheville. Copies of their new book will be available for sale. “If you’re interested in where Asheville came from, this book’s for you.” ~ Asheville native and author Wayne Caldwell. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Author Event. Story Telling. Age Group: Adult. Library: Fairview. Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

North Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: North Asheville. Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

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

Preschool Story Time

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

Preschool Story Time

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

Toddler Story Time

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

Autumn Tiny Tots Yoga!

Swannanoa Library Tiny Tots Yoga is for babies and toddlers (crawling to 2 years) with a caregiver (parent, friend, or guardian). This is a highly active, playful class with songs and music that integrate breathing, mindfulness and yoga exercise. FREE! Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Swannanoa. Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

East Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: East Asheville Library - 902 Tunnel Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: East Asheville. Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Fairview Library A movement based story time for children of all ages. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Fairview. Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

North Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: North Asheville. Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Weaverville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Weaverville. Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

West Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: West Asheville. Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Gym

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

Uke Jam

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

Dungeons & Dragons for Teens

Pack Memorial Library Join us for Dungeons & Dragons on the second Saturday of the month from 1-4pm, and last Wednesday of the month from 4-6pm. For ages 12 and up. This event is free, but registration is required. Please call the library to register at 250-4720. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Pack Memorial. Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

The Panoramic Photos of Herbert Pelton: Asheville 1905-1930

Pack Memorial Library Join the Friends of the North Carolina Room and researcher Benjamin Porter as he shares information about long-time Asheville-based photographer Herbert Pelton, famous for his panoramic shots of the city in a time of rapid change and modernization. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4740. Email: packnc@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Exhibit. Local History & Genealogy. Other. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Halloween Blood Drive

Pack Memorial Library Have your first candy of Halloween and be a hero (in costume or out!) by donating blood today. Every donation can save up to 3 lives. Our yearly Halloween drive has door prizes, pizza from Mellow Mushroom, and bags of treats for everyone who comes to the drive and tries. Is it your first time? Bring an ID and we'll get your started on a rewarding and pretty easy way to be a hero to your community and beyond. Email carla.hollar@buncombecounty.org to schedule your appointment or visit redcrossblood.org and enter the Sponsor code: buncombecounty. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, October 31, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Swannanoa Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Swannanoa. Thursday, October 31, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, October 31, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Black Mountain Library Toddler Times are lively interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Black Mountain. Thursday, October 31, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Enka-Candler. Thursday, October 31, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Leicester Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Leicester. Thursday, October 31, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Thursday, October 31, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Swannanoa Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Swannanoa. Thursday, October 31, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Fairview Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Fairview. Thursday, October 31, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Thursday, October 31, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Weaverville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Weaverville. Thursday, October 31, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

West Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: West Asheville. Thursday, October 31, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Chair Yoga for Seniors

Weaverville Library Join instructor Darleen Benson and experience the basic tools of Yoga:  breathing, relaxation and gentle postures using a chair or a wall.  Improve your flexibility, strength, balance and pain relief with this ancient practice.  For more information contact Darleen at www.darleenbenson@gmail.com.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Weaverville Library. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Age Group: Adult. Library: Weaverville. Thursday, October 31, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Afternoon Preschool Storytime

Fairview Library Unable to attend a morning storytime? We have you covered with our NEW Afternoon Storytime for Preschoolers. Join us every Thursday afternoon at 3:30 for songs, stories, and crafts. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Fairview. Thursday, October 31, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Escape to the Page - A Six Weeks Writing Workshop

Weaverville Library Join us for a generative writing class for curious writers, experienced or otherwise. Using eclectic sources of inspiration, you'll be invited to dive into your imagination where the goal in not the finished product, but committing to the process and developing the willingness to explore. Sondra's class is designed to form a community of writers so please make a commitment to attend all six sessions. You will be invited to share your work, but there is no obligation to do so. Sondra Hall is the founding director of "Take My Word For It!" a creative writing program for kids and has been teaching "Escape to the Page" to grown-ups for close to a decade. For more information visiitwww.takemywordforit.net/grown-up-classes. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Age Group: Adult. Library: Weaverville. Thursday, October 31, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Spanish Conversation Group

Pack Memorial Library Looking to practice your Spanish Language skills? Come to the Spanish Conversation Group at Pack! The group meets once a week to practice their language skills and to help each other out when needed. Newcomers are always welcome.  No registration is necessary. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, October 31, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Pajama Story Time

Pack Memorial Library A cozy evening story time designed for children ages 3-6, but all ages are welcome. Come in your pajamas if you wanna! Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4720. Email: jesse.figuera@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Family - (children of all ages). Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, October 31, 2019, 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Pet Food Drive for Meals on Wheels

Swannanoa Library Did you know that there are over 120 seniors with Meals on Wheels whose pets need food too? We take the months from November through February to give thanks and love for those pets who give home-bound seniors and others the love and attention they need.  Please consider giving--cat food and food for smaller dogs is especially needed, although anything from toys to litter and blankets are always appreciated too! Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Swannanoa. Friday, November 1, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Come Write-in (NaNoWriMo)

Pack Memorial Library Buncombe County Libraries are here to support you in your NaNoWriMo endeavors! Come write in with us! Some Buncombe County Libraries are opening their private rooms to writers in November. Check BCPL's events calendar for all writing locations. Pack Memorial Library will open the computer lab on Tuesdays and Fridays in November. We'll provide tea, snacks, and create a cozy atmosphere to help you feel comfortable and inspire you to write your very first or next novel! Every time you show up to one of the open spaces to write, you'll receive a raffle ticket for prizes given away at the end of the month's writers celebration! Writing, snacks, a novel, a party! Happy NaNoWriMo! http://nanowrimo.org/. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Literature. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Friday, November 1, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Read with J.R. the Therapy Dog!

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

Teen Writers' Cafe

Pack Memorial Library Working on your masterpiece of a novel? Come write in with us! We'll have snacks, dictionaries, and plenty of space for you to write! Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Literature. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Pack Memorial. Friday, November 1, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

LEGO Builders

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

LEGO Builders' Club

Enka-Candler Library LEGO fun for kids age 5 and up. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Enka-Candler. Friday, November 1, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

LEGO Builders

Oakley / South Asheville Library Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Family Fun. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Saturday, November 2, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Come Write In! (NaNoWriMo)

Skyland / South Buncombe Library November is National Novel Writing Month and Buncombe County Libraries are here to support you in your NaNoWriMo endeavors! Come write in with us! The South Buncombe Library will open its meeting room to writers twice a week in November. Check BCPL's events calendar for other writing locations. Every time you show up to one of the open spaces to write, you'll receive a raffle ticket for prizes given away at the end of the month's writers celebration! Happy NaNoWriMo! nanowrimo.org. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Literature. Other. Featured Event: Special Event. Age Group: Adult. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Saturday, November 2, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, November 2, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Baby Story Time

East Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: East Asheville Library - 902 Tunnel Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: East Asheville. Saturday, November 2, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Come Write-In (NaNoWriMo)

West Asheville Library November is National Novel Writing Month and Buncombe County Libraries are here to support you in your NaNoWriMo endeavors! Come write in with us! The West Asheville Library will open its meeting room to writers on three Saturdays and three Mondays in November. Check BCPL's events calendar for other writing locations. Every time you show up to one of the open spaces to write, you'll receive a raffle ticket for prizes given away at the end of the month's writers celebration! Happy NaNoWriMo! nanowrimo.org. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Literature. Other. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: West Asheville. Saturday, November 2, 2019, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Holiday Giving Tree

Fairview Library You can make the holidays bright for a child in Fairview! Our annual Holiday Giving Tree program places books in the hands of local children in need. Throughout the month of November, visit the Fairview Library and select a child from our tree. Purchase a new book ($10 minimum retail value) and return it to the Fairview Library OR donate $10 and the Friends of the Fairview Library will do the shopping for you. Please bring donated books unwrapped. The donations will be given to children in need in the Fairview community. For more information, call 828-250-6484. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: Fairview. Monday, November 4, 2019. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Come Write-In (NaNoWriMo)

Leicester Library November is National Novel Writing Month and Buncombe County Libraries are here to support you in your NaNoWriMo endeavors! Come write in with us! The Leicester Library will open its meeting room to writers twice a week in November. Check BCPL's events calendar for other writing locations.  Every time you show up to one of the open spaces to write, you'll receive a raffle ticket for prizes given away at the end of the month's writers celebration! Happy NaNoWriMo! http://nanowrimo.org/. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Literature. Other. Age Group: Adult. Library: Leicester. Monday, November 4, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Pack Memorial. Monday, November 4, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

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

Baby Story Time

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

Come Write-In (NaNoWriMo)

West Asheville Library November is National Novel Writing Month and Buncombe County Libraries are here to support you in your NaNoWriMo endeavors! Come write in with us! The West Asheville Library will open its meeting room to writers on three Saturdays and three Mondays in November. Check BCPL's events calendar for other writing locations. Every time you show up to one of the open spaces to write, you'll receive a raffle ticket for prizes given away at the end of the month's writers celebration! Happy NaNoWriMo! nanowrimo.org. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Literature. Other. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: West Asheville. Monday, November 4, 2019, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

2020 Census Job Fair

Fairview Library The Census is hiring for a variety of temporary jobs for the 2020 US Census. Drop by the Library to talk with a Census representative who can help with applications and answer any questions. Why apply? Earn extra money. Could you use a little extra income? Jobs for the 2020 Census offer competitive wages that are paid weekly. Authorized expenses, such as mileage, are reimbursed for employees doing fieldwork. No appointment is necessary. You can also apply online at http://2020census.gov/jobs. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Informational. Jobs/Careers. Other. Age Group: Adult. Library: Fairview. Monday, November 4, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 0-18 month-old set. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

North Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: North Asheville. Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Fairview Library Baby StoryTime is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Fairview. Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

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

Baby Story Time

Black Mountain Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Black Mountain. Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Gym

Fairview Library Join us for Baby Gym just after Baby Storytime at 11. This is a free play time for little ones ages 0-18 months. We will have baby & toddler sized toys, climbing structures, tunnels, and more! Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Fairview. Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

New! Afternoon Preschool Storytime

West Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: West Asheville. Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Come Write-in (NaNoWriMo)

Pack Memorial Library Buncombe County Libraries are here to support you in your NaNoWriMo endeavors! Come write in with us! Some Buncombe County Libraries are opening their private rooms to writers in November. Check BCPL's events calendar for all writing locations. Pack Memorial Library will open the computer lab on Tuesdays and Fridays in November. We'll provide tea, snacks, and create a cozy atmosphere to help you feel comfortable and inspire you to write your very first or next novel! Every time you show up to one of the open spaces to write, you'll receive a raffle ticket for prizes given away at the end of the month's writers celebration! Writing, snacks, a novel, a party! Happy NaNoWriMo! http://nanowrimo.org/. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Literature. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Adult Book Discussion "The Haunting of Hill House" by Shirley Jackson

Enka-Candler Library We will be discussing the horror classic, "The Haunting of Hill House" by Shirley Jackson. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Adult. Library: Enka-Candler. Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

North Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: North Asheville. Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Black Mountain Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Black Mountain. Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM.

Preschool Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Enka-Candler. Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Leicester Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Leicester. Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Autumn Tiny Tots Yoga!

Swannanoa Library Tiny Tots Yoga is for babies and toddlers (crawling to 2 years) with a caregiver (parent, friend, or guardian). This is a highly active, playful class with songs and music that integrate breathing, mindfulness and yoga exercise. FREE! Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Swannanoa. Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

BINGO

Pack Memorial Library Come meet new people and participate in our BINGO game for all ages! Prizes are donated from the Friends of the Library. Coffee and morning snacks are provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free to play! Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

East Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: East Asheville Library - 902 Tunnel Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: East Asheville. Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Fairview Library A movement based story time for children of all ages. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Fairview. Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

North Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: North Asheville. Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Weaverville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Weaverville. Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

West Asheville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: West Asheville. Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Gym

Fairview Library Join us for Toddler Gym just after Toddler Storytime at 11. This is a free play time for little ones ages 18 months-3 years. We will have toddler sized toys, climbing structures, tunnels, and more! Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Fairview. Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Come Write-In (NaNoWriMo)

Leicester Library November is National Novel Writing Month and Buncombe County Libraries are here to support you in your NaNoWriMo endeavors! Come write in with us! The Leicester Library will open its meeting room to writers twice a week in November. Check BCPL's events calendar for other writing locations. Every time you show up to one of the open spaces to write, you'll receive a raffle ticket for prizes given away at the end of the month's writers celebration! Happy NaNoWriMo! http://nanowrimo.org/. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Literature. Other. Age Group: Adult. Library: Leicester. Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

LEGO Builders

Pack Memorial Library Join us for LEGO building fun! Ages 5 & up. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Pack Memorial. Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Fairview Library Dungeons & Dragons Club

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

The Rhythmic Arts Project of AVL at Pack

Pack Memorial Library We're very excited to have the The Rhythmic Arts Project of Asheville to collaborate with in efforts to make the library an all inclusive and fun learning environment! TRAP of Asheville is an educational curriculum that utilizes drums and percussion to educate and empower people with disabilities. TRAP is here for the first session in November and then we'll plan to schedule dates twice a month for adults and teens. To register to be in the group, please click sign up! For more information about TRAP: https://traplearning.org/. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Family Fun. Music. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Swannanoa Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Swannanoa. Thursday, November 7, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, November 7, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Black Mountain Library Toddler Times are lively interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Black Mountain. Thursday, November 7, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Enka-Candler Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Enka-Candler Library - 1404 Sandhill Rd. - Candler. Phone: (828) 250-4758. Email: enka.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Enka-Candler. Thursday, November 7, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Leicester Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Leicester. Thursday, November 7, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Thursday, November 7, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Swannanoa Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Swannanoa. Thursday, November 7, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Fairview Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Fairview. Thursday, November 7, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Baby Story Time

Oakley / South Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: Oakley/South Asheville Library - 749 Fairview Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4754. Email: oakley.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: Oakley / South Asheville. Thursday, November 7, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Toddler Story Time

Weaverville Library Toddler Times are interactive story times for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Library: Weaverville. Thursday, November 7, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

West Asheville Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: West Asheville Library - 942 Haywood Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4750. Email: westasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: West Asheville. Thursday, November 7, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

NaNoWriMo Write-In

Black Mountain Library Buncombe County Libraries are here to support you in your NaNoWriMo endeavors! Come write in with us! http://nanowrimo.org/ We'll provide hot coffee until it runs out, a cozy virtual fireplace, and lots of charging stations! Location: Black Mountain Library - 105 N. Dougherty St. - Black Mountain. Phone: 828-250-4756. Email: blackmountain.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Author Event. Literature. Age Group: Adult. Library: Black Mountain. Thursday, November 7, 2019, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Come Write-In (NaNoWriMo)

North Asheville Library Buncombe County Libraries are here to support you in your NaNoWriMo endeavors! Come write in with us! Some Buncombe County Libraries are opening their private rooms to writers in November. Check BCPL's events calendar for all writing locations. The North Asheville Library will be reserving our community room Thursdays in November to give our NaNoWriMo writers a space to write!  Every time you show up to one of the open spaces to write, you'll receive a raffle ticket for prizes given away at the end of the month's writers celebration!  Check out http://nanowrimo.org/ for more information. Location: North Asheville Library - 1030 Merrimon Ave. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4752. Email: northasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Literature. Other. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: North Asheville. Thursday, November 7, 2019, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Creative Writing Group for Children's Books

Leicester Library The Leicester Library Creative Writing Group is open to adults who want to write children's books. Meetings will include writing exercises and group discussions. We'll focus on writing picture, early-reader, and chapter books for kids.  Participants are welcome but not required to bring up to 500 words of original writing to share. Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Literature. Other. Age Group: Adult. Library: Leicester. Thursday, November 7, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Chair Yoga for Seniors

Weaverville Library Join instructor Darleen Benson and experience the basic tools of Yoga:  breathing, relaxation and gentle postures using a chair or a wall.  Improve your flexibility, strength, balance and pain relief with this ancient practice.  For more information contact Darleen at www.darleenbenson@gmail.com.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Weaverville Library. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Age Group: Adult. Library: Weaverville. Thursday, November 7, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Afternoon Preschool Storytime

Fairview Library Unable to attend a morning storytime? We have you covered with our NEW Afternoon Storytime for Preschoolers. Join us every Thursday afternoon at 3:30 for songs, stories, and crafts. Location: Fairview Library - 1 Taylor Rd. - Fairview. Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Fairview. Thursday, November 7, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Friends of Leicester Library Meeting

Leicester Library Location: Leicester Library - 1561 Alexander Rd. - Leicester. Phone: (828) 250-6480. Email: leicester.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Informational. Other. Age Group: Adult. Library: Leicester. Thursday, November 7, 2019, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

DIY Stretchy Bead Bracelets with Cherry Tree Beads

Swannanoa Library Join us in welcoming our local Swannanoa beading shop "Cherry Tree Beads" as they teach us how to make stretch elastic bracelets in a variety of stones and sparkly crystals. What a great gift for friends and family! Limit 3 bracelets with a suggested donation of $8 for materials per person.  This program is for ages 9 and above. Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Arts & Crafts. Age Group: School Age - (grades K-5). Adult. Library: Swannanoa. Thursday, November 7, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Escape to the Page - A Six Weeks Writing Workshop

Weaverville Library Join us for a generative writing class for curious writers, experienced or otherwise. Using eclectic sources of inspiration, you'll be invited to dive into your imagination where the goal in not the finished product, but committing to the process and developing the willingness to explore. Sondra's class is designed to form a community of writers so please make a commitment to attend all six sessions. You will be invited to share your work, but there is no obligation to do so. Sondra Hall is the founding director of "Take My Word For It!" a creative writing program for kids and has been teaching "Escape to the Page" to grown-ups for close to a decade. For more information visiitwww.takemywordforit.net/grown-up-classes. Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Classes. Age Group: Adult. Library: Weaverville. Thursday, November 7, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Spanish Conversation Group

Pack Memorial Library Looking to practice your Spanish Language skills? Come to the Spanish Conversation Group at Pack! The group meets once a week to practice their language skills and to help each other out when needed. Newcomers are always welcome.  No registration is necessary. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Age Group: Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, November 7, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Pajama Story Time

Pack Memorial Library A cozy evening story time designed for children ages 3-6, but all ages are welcome. Come in your pajamas if you wanna! Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4720. Email: jesse.figuera@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Family - (children of all ages). Library: Pack Memorial. Thursday, November 7, 2019, 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Book Club - Pachinko, by Min Jin Lee

East Asheville Library Discuss this month's book club pick, Pachinko, by Min Jin Lee, with other book lovers. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Adult. Library: East Asheville. Thursday, November 7, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Barnes & Noble, Asheville Mall 3 S. Tunnel Road, Asheville, NC 28805. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Come Write In! (NaNoWriMo)

Skyland / South Buncombe Library November is National Novel Writing Month and Buncombe County Libraries are here to support you in your NaNoWriMo endeavors! Come write in with us! The South Buncombe Library will open its meeting room to writers twice a week in November. Check BCPL's events calendar for other writing locations. Every time you show up to one of the open spaces to write, you'll receive a raffle ticket for prizes given away at the end of the month's writers celebration! Happy NaNoWriMo! nanowrimo.org. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Literature. Other. Featured Event: Special Event. Age Group: Adult. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Friday, November 8, 2019, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Teen Writers' Cafe

Pack Memorial Library Working on your masterpiece of a novel? Come write in with us! We'll have snacks, dictionaries, and plenty of space for you to write! Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Literature. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Pack Memorial. Friday, November 8, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Come Write-in (NaNoWriMo)

Pack Memorial Library Buncombe County Libraries are here to support you in your NaNoWriMo endeavors! Come write in with us! Some Buncombe County Libraries are opening their private rooms to writers in November. Check BCPL's events calendar for all writing locations. Pack Memorial Library will open the computer lab on Tuesdays and Fridays in November. We'll provide tea, snacks, and create a cozy atmosphere to help you feel comfortable and inspire you to write your very first or next novel! Every time you show up to one of the open spaces to write, you'll receive a raffle ticket for prizes given away at the end of the month's writers celebration! Writing, snacks, a novel, a party! Happy NaNoWriMo! http://nanowrimo.org/. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4718. Email: erin.makara@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Literature. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Pack Memorial. Friday, November 8, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Preschool Story Time

Pack Memorial Library Preschool story times are geared towards 3-5 year-olds and include singing, stretchers, and creative activities. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Preschool - (ages 3-5). Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, November 9, 2019, 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. Location: Swannanoa Library - 101 W. Charleston Ave. - Swannanoa. Phone: (828) 250-6486. Email: swannanoa.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Library: Swannanoa. Saturday, November 9, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Baby Story Time

East Asheville Library Baby Story Time is a lively language enrichment story time serving our youngest folks--the 4 month-old to 18 month-old set. Location: East Asheville Library - 902 Tunnel Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4738. Email: eastasheville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Story Time for Kids. Age Group: Baby - (ages 4 mos.-18 mos.). Library: East Asheville. Saturday, November 9, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Nonfiction Book Club: M Train by Patti Smith

Skyland / South Buncombe Library Join us to discuss this month's selection M Train by Patti Smith. Come explore the world with us through nonfiction! Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Book Club. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Adult. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Saturday, November 9, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Dungeons & Dragons for Teens

Pack Memorial Library Join us for Dungeons & Dragons on the second Saturday of the month from 1-4pm, and last Wednesday of the month from 4-6pm. For ages 12 and up. This event is free, but registration is required. Please call the library to register at 250-4720. Location: Pack Memorial Library - 67 Haywood St. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-4700. Email: library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Other. Age Group: Teen - (grades 6-12). Library: Pack Memorial. Saturday, November 9, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Come Write In! (NaNoWriMo)

Skyland / South Buncombe Library November is National Novel Writing Month and Buncombe County Libraries are here to support you in your NaNoWriMo endeavors! Come write in with us! The South Buncombe Library will open its meeting room to writers twice a week in November. Check BCPL's events calendar for other writing locations. Every time you show up to one of the open spaces to write, you'll receive a raffle ticket for prizes given away at the end of the month's writers celebration! Happy NaNoWriMo! nanowrimo.org. Location: Skyland/South Buncombe Library - 260 Overlook Rd. - Asheville. Phone: (828) 250-6488. Email: skyland.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Literature. Other. Featured Event: Special Event. Age Group: Adult. Library: Skyland / South Buncombe. Saturday, November 9, 2019, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

Read to Cooki the Therapy Dog

Weaverville Library There's a new dog in town and she wants to read with you!  For kids of all ages.  Come by or call 250-6482 to sign up for your 15 minutes! Location: Weaverville Library - 41 N. Main St. - Weaverville. Phone: (828) 250-6482. Email: weaverville.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Family Fun. Age Group: Toddler - (ages 18 mos.-2 yrs.). Preschool - (ages 3-5). School Age - (grades K-5). Library: Weaverville. Saturday, November 9, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.

20th Anniversary Evening Concert

Fairview Library This event is free, but tickets are required due to limited seating! Please see below for details. Join us at the final event in our year-long celebration of Fairview Library’s 20th Anniversary year. This special evening will be filled with performances by David Holt and Zoe & Cloyd, and MC-d by Fairview’s own Becky and Pat Stone. Memories will be shared, fun stories will be told, and community will be had. Hailing from opposite ends of the Appalachian mountains, Zoe & Cloyd is renowned fiddler and vocalist Natalya Zoe Weinstein and award-winning songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and vocalist John Cloyd Miller. Their show is as diverse as their upbringing: coming from a lineage of klezmer and jazz musicians, Natalya trained classically in her home state of Massachusetts before moving south in 2004. John, a twelfth generation North Carolinian and grandson of pioneering bluegrass fiddler, Jim Shumate, is a 1st place winner of the prestigious Chris Austin Songwriting Contest as well as an Artist Fello… Phone: (828) 250-6484. Email: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org. Event Type: Music. Performance. Story Telling. Featured Event: Special Event. Age Group: Family - (children of all ages). Adult. Library: Fairview. Saturday, November 9, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Fairview Christian Fellowship. For more info visit www.buncombecounty.org.