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!
Staff & Board
You can reach any of the following staff at 828-264-8784.
Adult Services Librarian
Technical Services Manager
Youth Services Librarian
The Board has nine members which the County appoints, one of which is a sitting County Commissioner; 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 board members shall serve on the Appalachian Regional Library Board as well. The President of the Friends of the Library is considered an ex officio member. An asterisk denotes a regional board member.
|Board Member||Term Expiration|
|Sandra Basel *||August 2020|
|Commissioner Billy Kennedy|
|Natalie Harkey||August 2023|
|Dr. Scott Elliott||August 2020|
|Laura Johnson||August 2021|
|Secretary Terry Hamilton||August 2020|
|Roberta Jackson*||August 2020|
|Margaret Love||August 2023|
|Ala Sue Moretz *||August 2021|
|Dr. Mary Reichel *||August 2022|