March Volunteer of the Month

March Volunteer of the Month Brent Carroll is our FoL Volunteer for March.  Thanks to Brent, the Friends of the Black Mountain Library have an awesome website and our technical capabilities continue to grow.   After serving in the Navy for 20 years, Brent retired and then signed up with the federal government, working for the US

New Art in the Library

New Art in the Library When you next stop in the library, be on the lookout for several new awesome pieces of art. The Friends of the Library acquired two book-related artworks from the Beyond the Binding community art show. A tree grows out of a book in Arborea by Amy Boyd while Laura Williamson created a quilt

GROW Trail at Lake Tomahawk

GROW Trail at Lake Tomahawk The Friends of the Black Mountain Library, in partnership with the Black Mountain Greenways and Trails Committee, the Black Mountain Beautification Committee, the Black Mountain-Swannanoa Chamber of Commerce, and the Arbor House Bed and Breakfast is excited to announce that the Greenways Read Out-loud Walking Trail (GROW) project at Lake

Join Us for the Library’s 100 (Plus 1) Anniversary Party

Join Us for the Library’s 100 (Plus 1) Anniversary Party A recent article in the Buncombe County Community News looks back over the 100-year history of our library, and then looks forward to the future. Black Mountain Library Branch Manager, Melisa Pressley, calmly and confidently predicts that “The library will continue to be a gathering space

Sowing Circle Presents: Making Gardening Fun for Children, Worms 101

Sowing Circle Presents: Making Gardening Fun for Children, Worms 101 Saturday, April 15 at 10 am in the Library’s Community Room Join Nancy Good and Lauren Fortuna, Extension Master Gardener Volunteers, for a fun program for kids and parents to share and learn about the benefits worms provide to a growing garden. There will be