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Today’s Email Announcements

Watauga County Public Library Presents Genealogy Basics, 8/3

Genealogy Basics: Additional Topics with Terry Reigel

Audience: Adults (18+)
Location: Watauga County Public Library – Meeting Room

Terry Reigel has been presenting on genealogy for over 20 years and has a wealth of knowledge about the subject. Come learn how to begin looking into your own history and which resources can be of use to you!

Call 828-264-8784 x2 for more information.

Free and open to the public. Persons with disabilities, please contact the library five days before the event in order that accommodation can be made.


Watauga County Public Library Presents Red Cross Blood Drive, 8/4

Red Cross Blood Drive

Audience: Adults (18+)
Location: Watauga County Public Library – Meeting Room

The Watauga County Public Library will be hosting a Blood Drive with the American Red Cross on Friday, August 4th from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM.

To schedule an appointment, please call the Red Cross at 1-800-733-2767 or go online to http://www.redcrossblood.org/ and enter the zip code ”28607” and select ”Watauga County Library” to schedule yourself.


Watauga County Public Library Presents Student Loan IQ, 8/2

Student Loan IQ: Paying For College

Audience: Young Adults (16+) & Adults (18+)
Location: Watauga County Public Library – Meeting Room
Cost: Free

The Watauga County Public Library would like to invite you to join us for another installment in a series of Financial Literacy Workshops for teens and adults on Wednesday, August 2nd from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm in the Meeting Room at the Watauga County Public Library, 140 Queen St., Boone, NC 28607.

Presenter: Amber Mellon, Lecturer, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences at Appalachian State University.

This month’s focus will be on paying for college. Specifically, we will learn how to evaluate college costs, avoid the credit card craze, calculate taxes, and decipher payroll deductions. We will also learn how to prepare for emergencies and gain an understanding of the risks and annual expenses related to investing. Budgeting and saving will be revisited for their critical role in dealing with these challenges. 

For more information please call (828) 264-8784 ext. 2

Check out our Libguide at: http://arlibrary.libguides.com/smart_investing


2017 4th Annual Carolina Ramble and Reunion Takes Place Sept. 22-24


The 4th Annual Carolina Ramble & Reunion returns to beautiful Brayshaw Farm in Bethel September 22 to 24, 2017!! 

Tickets are on sale now for this intimate, family-friendly fall music festival set in the heart of the Blue Ridge. Come enjoy a weekend of live music, games, activities, great food, bonfires and camping. 

FREE admission for kids 12 and under! 

Who’s playing this year?

Confirmed 2017 Ramble artists include:


Meeting for Early Alzheimer’s / Dementia Patients and Partners

We meet the last Wednesday of every month

1:00 to 2:00 at Puerto Nuevo Mexican Restaurant  187 Watauga Village Dr.  Boone, NC

For more information please contact us at: vappbaby@gmail.com