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Step outside and enjoy the summer weather with this interactive storywalk. All month long, visit the Giving Garden at the Canton branch to read the pages of Bee Dance. Complete the storywalk and answer a question or two on the tracker form for a chance to win a special prize! For more information, contact Jennifer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 828.356.2561.
It’s warming up outside and the Haywood County Public Library would like to invite you to join the Summer Reading fun! There’s something for all ages during the months of June and July. You’re invited to attend our in-person programs and performances, as well as pick up free take-and-make kits full of crafts and DIY projects. You can register for Summer Reading beginning June 1st and pick up your challenge sheets and starter bags at all library locations. There will be lots of great prizes for those who participate in the reading challenges! Young readers, children, teens, and adults who finish will have a chance to win one of our grand prize gift baskets, full of great goodies and passes! Summer Reading ends on July 29th.
Meet and socialize with local parents and their little ones, learn about childhood development, practice techniques for supporting early literacy skills, ask the youth librarian questions and get reading recommendations, bond with your baby while exposing them to an array of fun sensory activities, receive free resources and books. This program is ideal for children 6 months to 3 years. For more information, contact Jennifer at email@example.com or call 828.356.2561.
This storytime focuses on rhymes, songs, and simple stories to promote early literacy. Target ages 0-2. All storytimes will be held outside, weather permitting, so bring a blanket to sit on. We will move inside in inclement weather. Certified therapy dogs may be present during this storytime. For more information please contact Lisa at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 828.356.2511.
Join Dawn Cusick for this hands-on educational program all about the ocean. The surface of oceans holds a world of magical plant and animal wonders that contribute two-thirds of the planet’s oxygen, as well as play a big role in the world’s food web. Discover these tiny treasures through stories, photos, and microscopes! This program is ideal for children ages 6 and up. For more information, contact Lisa at email@example.com or 828.356.2511.
Sign-up for one-on-one technology help at the Canton branch. Staff will be available, by appointment, to answer questions and assist you in the use
of computers, smartphones, tablets, and e-readers. For more information, or to register, call 828.648.2924.
The Library Board of Trustees meet the third Wednesday of every month at the Waynesville branch Auditorium at 4:30pm. Meetings are open to the public.
The Library Board of Trustees adopts written policies governing the operation, fines, programs, and book and material selection of the Haywood County Public Library system; determines purposes of the library and secures adequate funds to carry out library programs; assists in development of annual budget; and, maintains awareness and knowledge of local and state laws and actively supports legislation in the state and nation as they pertain to libraries. Authorities: North Carolina General Statutes 153A-261, 263, 265 and 266.