New Life for Old Books

New Life for Old Books Old books received a new life through a journal making class thanks to our friends and partners at the Swannanoa Valley Fine Arts League. Artist and instructor, Denise Waldick, led a workshop in which we transformed books into fun and funky journals. Over the course of a morning, we removed the

Seed Library Volunteer Opportunity

Seed Library Volunteer Opportunity You likely know that the Black Mountain Library has an active Seed Library! In addition to a variety of seeds, we offer programs during the growing season. We are seeking a volunteer to become our Seed Library Program Chair. To that end, we are searching for a volunteer who enjoys organizing and

Library Float Wins Award in Parade

Library Float Wins Award in Parade Our parade float, “Black Mountain Public Library: Bringing Joy for 100 Years” to commemorate our centennial, won second place in the annual Black Mountain Holiday Parade!  We had a blast as we marched along State Street greeting the crowd with a LIBRARY chant, waving and tossing candy.  Thank you to all our

Gift Giving Made Easy

Gift Giving Made Easy If you are struggling with gift ideas, consider supporting your public library through the Friends of the Library! Your support helps provide the library and community with important resources including newspaper subscriptions, large print books, extra programming and more. We’ve made it easy for you to support the Friends.  Giving the

Meet our newest Sponsor: Four Sisters Bakery

August was National Wellness Month and Fours Sisters Bakery chose the Friends of the Black Mountain Library as their charity.  $1,000 or 100% of their walnut brownie sales were raised and donated for library efforts!  Co-owner and baker, Dorothy Goodman, believes that “books, reading, imagination and education are key parts to our wellbeing.”  After a