Due to rising infection rates, Appalachian Regional Library has resumed curbside and virtual-only services. We will provide updates as soon as we're able to safely re-open our buildings to the public.
About the Library
Appalachian Regional Library is a network of libraries across northwestern North Carolina, encompassing Ashe, Watauga, and Wilkes counties. The Appalachian Regional Library promotes knowledge, reading, and imagination; supports and encourages lifelong learning; and contributes to the sense of community and the economic wellbeing of Ashe, Wilkes, and Watauga Counties.
Director of Libraries
Jane W. Blackburn
336-846-2041 ext. 104
336-838-2818 ext. 240
828-264-8784 ext. 22
336-846-2041 ext. 102
Regional Technology Coordinator
Board of Directors
Regional board meetings are held at 1 p.m. on the third Thursday of January, March, May, July, September and November.
Long Term Plan
The long-range plan for Appalachian Regional Library includes 12 goals within four service priorities.