Ashe Alert

In compliance with NC Executive Order 121, Saturday, March 28 will be the last day to pick up items on hold at Ashe County Public Library. If you have received a notification that items are ready for you to pick up, you may do so today until 3 pm. Please check back on Monday for more information about the library's plans for the next thirty days.


All libraries in the Appalachian Regional Library system are closed to the public and public services staff until further notice. More information about services that are available are posted on each library’s page (see tabs below).  Curbside pick-up has been cancelled through the end of April. Check your local library's website, Facebook page, or give them a call and leave a message for additional information.  Please stay safe and well!

Management Team

You can reach any of the following staff at 336-846-2041.

County Librarian 
Suzanne Moore

Adult Services Librarian 
Laura McPherson

Circulation Manager 
Rebecca Kennedy

Technical Services Manager
Vickie Milam

Youth Services Librarian 
Ashlin Edmisten

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Advisory Board

The Board has eight members which the County appoints, members serve staggered four year terms; members can serve a maximum of two consecutive four year terms, but they can be reappointed after being off the board for one year. Four local library board members also serve on the Regional Advisory Board. The President of the Friend of the Library is considered an ex officio member. 

Meetings are held on the second Monday of the month at 12 p.m.

Board Member Local Board Term Expirations Regional Term Expirations
Jan Noffsinger August 2022  
Kyle Hall August 2022  August 2023
Stephen Katz August 2023  
Laura Bowers August 2022  
Kim Barnes August 2020 August 2020
JoAnn Crawley August 2023  August 2022
Molly Gambill August 2020  
Doug Butler August 2021  August 2020
Karen Moll Friends of the Library President - Interim 
ex-officio member
Suzanne Moore Library Manager