Mr. Stuve will show how to make some of the beautiful cakes and decorations that he is famous for. Wedding season is coming up soon! A fun way to learn how to make and decorate cakes for all of the showers and parties this wedding season.
One in every 68 children in America are diagnosed with some form of autism. Almost twenty-five years ago the Autism Society launched a nationwide effort to promote autism awareness and inclusion. National Autism Awareness Month has since grown to become an inspirational movement.
If you’d like to learn more, explore some of these resources:
Explore over 775 books, audio-books, and downloadable resources available though our NC Cardinal catalog. Titles include cookbooks and therapies available for parents and caregivers, a variety of perspectives on the condition of autism, biographies, as well as novels that include characters with autism.
Celebrate Earth Day with Matt Burneisen, Director of Keep McDowell Beautiful, who will host this presentation on backyard and worm composting. During this program, you will learn how to make your own compost bin and best practices for backyard composting of kitchen and yard wastes.
To find titles and resources in our collection about composting, go here: composting.
This program is made possible by the support of the NC Cooperative Extension and its Keep McDowell Beautiful program.
Whether you knit, crotchet, stitch, or embroider, bring your needles and yarn to the library for Stitch-It! The library’s own Donna Huffman will be available to teach new knitters the basics. Patterns, needles, and yarn will be provided for all. Experienced knitters are welcome to bring the project they are working on. Whether just beginning or experienced enjoy the company and community of others who also love the craft.
The first Saturday of each month! Sensory Story Time is an all-ages program created for the families of children with special needs. Our goal each story time is to engage the senses through interactive books, songs encouraging movement, and other exciting sensory activities. Please call the Marion Branch at 828-652-3858 to register or stop by our library.
How can the North Carolina History Room help you? Join us each month to discover resources that can help your research. Learn where to begin, when to look on microfilm and when to look online, how to search for ancestors in the various wars. Registration will be required and limited to a maximum of 6 people.
This month we will use Sean Brock’s book Heritage for inspiration. Pick a recipe, prepare it at home (with or without alterations), and then gather in the library on the scheduled date to share. Cookbooks will be available for check out at the Old Fort Branch Library.
Discover the history and heritage of African Americans in North Carolina from the colonial era to the present day. The database covers a selection of resources on important topics and events, including: biographies; the art and cultural heritage of African Americans in the state; slavery and the ante-bellum era; the struggle for citizenship and civil rights; business and educational leadership; politics; and historic sites and monuments.
(State of NC publication)
A .pdf guide created by the State of North Carolina to explore the history of the African American community in our state. Includes a reference map as well as a listing of historic and cultural sites.