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Teen Build @ The DBU Makerspace

Teen Build @ The DBU Makerspace

Published: September 25, 2015 Category: Rutherford County Library



Our first real activity in the DBU Makerspace is next week, September 28 - October 2. Kenneth is doing a drop-in Teen Build 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Drop by anytime between these hours to help build our programmable robots. This activity is for ages 13 and above. No need to register for this activity, just come as you are. Call Kenneth at 828-287-6327 if you have any questions.





1920s / Prohibition Era Exhibit

1920s / Prohibition Era Exhibit

Published: September 24, 2015 Category: Rutherford County Library

Come join us Saturday, October 10, 2015 and experience a little of the Prohibition Era and the 1920s.

We will have some authentic period clothing and merchandise, a Still, 1920s / Depression Era glass, music, and more.

The Exhibit will be open 11:00 a.m.  - 1:00 p.m. and is FREE. We are located beside the Health Department.

We look forward to seeing you!



Haynes Branch Information

Haynes Branch Information

Published: September 10, 2015 Category: Haynes Branch Library

Beginning Monday, October 12, 2015, the Haynes Branch Library will be closed. The Library will reopen in its NEW LOCATION on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. At that time, we will be having a public Ribbon Cutting.

We are very sorry for this inconvenience, but it is all for a good cause...a BRAND NEW Library! In order to serve the Patrons of the Haynes Branch Library, the Rutherford County Library van will be parked at the Haynes Branch every Monday 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. to take your book returns and to deliver any requested books.

As always, patrons are welcome to use any of the Rutherford County Libraries, City Libraries, or Polk County Libraries.


Please call the Haynes Branch at 828-288-4039 or the County Branch at 828-287-6115 if you have any questions.



Published: September 02, 2015 Category: Rutherford County Library

Who wants to have a little fun??


Rutherford County Library will be hosting B-I-N-G-O the second and fourth Tuesday of the month from  11:00 am - 12:00 pm in the Library. Get ready for a little competition and a lot of fun!!! Please call 828-287-6118 to sign up. We only have spots for 8 players, so sign up early!



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 These are pictures from our first B-I-N-G-O game. They had a BLAST!!! Come join us!


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Books & Bites

Books & Bites

Published: September 02, 2015 Category: Mountains Branch Library

Looking for a lovely way to spend a late summer afternoon? Friends of the Mountains Branch Library are hosting another Books & Bites author luncheon at the Lake Lure Inn on Tuesday, September 8th at 11:30. Tryon author, Mary Ann Claud will discuss her novel, The Dancin' Man. A delicious meal in a beautiful setting with book talk! What more could you ask for? Call Mountains Branch Library at 287-6392 to reserve a seat.


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