Friend your Library

National Friends of Libraries Week celebrates the work of friends groups nationwide and what better way to celebrate than to support the Friends of the Black Mountain Library? This is a great time to become a member or provide an additional financial gift, or explore other ways to support below.  The FOL supports your local

Land of the Sky 101: Check this out!

Land of the Sky 101 is a community learning circle for those who are interested in an introduction to the history of Asheville, Buncombe County and Western North Carolina. A nine -part series of readings and discussions is modeled after the themes of the exhibit “An Incomplete History of Buncombe County” mounted in the BCSC

New Addition at FOL Tailgate: Succulents

The FOL tailgate table has a new item on it: Succulents! Thanks to Bryan Crews, stunning succulent plants have been added to the table. The plants provide not only a fun conversation starter with shoppers they have been a great donation raiser. The library is grateful for Bryan’s generosity and appreciate his participation in the

Yes, We Sell Dissected Maps!

Yes, we sell dissected maps in our library bookstore! This was an early term for what we now know as jigsaw puzzles. The puzzle craze was at its heyday in the early 1900’s, but by the 1960’s jigsaw puzzles had all but disappeared. That changed  a few years ago, when we were all staying home