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

Volunteers Make it Happen!

Volunteers Make It Happen! Thank you to all our Friends of the Library volunteers for your hard work and dedication!  FoL book sales, tailgate presence, special events and other activities would not happen without you.  We are truly grateful for your help and support of our Black Mountain Library.  Your 2022 volunteer hours equate to one full- time

Black Mountain Holiday Parade

Calling All Members of the Friends of the Black Mountain Library.  Join us for a fun holiday event!  Saturday, December 3 we will be decorating our float entry and participating in the parade.   Help with the decorating, ride on the float, walk beside the float or just cheer us on.  Please click the Holidays! below to let us know

Seeking FOL Volunteer

The Friends of the Black Mountain Library seeks a Financial Coordinator From the in-library book store to gift basket sales to Pop-Up and on-line sales, the Friends of the Library continue to expand their fundraising activities. It is so exciting to watch us grow! Over the past 3 years, the FoL has raised over $35,000

Pop-up Book Sale – A Great Success!

Pop-up Book Sale – A Great Success! Residents and visitors alike responded to the Friends of the Black Mountain Library (FoL) Pop-Up Book Sale on August 13 and purchased over 100 boxes of adult fiction books plus many children’s books.  The proceeds from this sale support the library and enhance our community. Behind the scenes of

Call for Volunteers – FOL Bookstore

In addition to the library bookstore  and hosting book sales, the Black Mountain FOL also raises funds by selling books online. Our Etsy store, FOLBlackMountain (www.etsy.com/shop/FOLBlackMountain), has sold 450 books since it opened in 2020. In 2021 alone, the store raised $9,000 by selling only vintage and collectible books. Clearly, this is a successful tool

Museum in a Box

Museum in a Box As The Black Mountain Library celebrates its 100 years of existence, we offer a chance for those with memories of the library over its history to help create a reminiscence collection. Residents who have memories of summers spent reading at the library, interactions with the staff, or any vivid library event