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Plott Hounds & Mountain Ballads! This Saturday at 2 Community Forum on the Library’s Future with Dr. Robert Burgin! Next TUESDAY, Aug. 26, 6 pm

"Touching the Face of History": The Story of the Plott Hound, North Carolina's Official State Dog - and, Mountain Music & Ballads!

On Saturday, August 23rd at 2:00 PM, the Watauga County Public Library in association with the North Carolina Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities will welcome Road Scholar Bob Plott. Bob Plott is an award-winning North Carolina author who has published several books on hunting, the Smoky Mountain region, and the premier big game hunting dog breed in America - the Plott Hound.

As a special treat, Bob will be accompanied during this program by musician William Ritter, a truly outstanding young musician and mountain scholar, who will share ballads of the Southern Mountain region.

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Check out our new Seasonal Reading Challenges for Adults!
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The regional library has been awarded a Library Services and Technology Act Grant and we need to hear from you!

Please join us for a community conversation and opportunity to help determine the library's future services.

Facilitator: Dr. Robert Burgin, Planning Consultant

Date: Tuesday, August 26th, at 6:00 PM

Location: Meeting Room, Main Library, 140 Queen Street, Boone


Register for Youth Summer Reading Online!
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COMING SOON
''The Mind and Consciousness'' Learning & Discussion Series
August 22, 2014
Join Dr. Ming Singer for a multi-part learning opportunity focusing on the mind, the science of t...
Touching the Face of History: The Story of the Plott Hound, North Carolina's Official State Dog PLUS Mountain Ballads & Music!
August 23, 2014
On Saturday, August 23rd at 2:00 PM, the Watauga County Public Library in association with the...
Book Bunch Book Club: Still Life with Bread Crumbs
August 26, 2014
Please join the Book Bunch Book Club for our discussion of Still Life with Bread Crumbs by Anna ...
Community Forum with Dr. Burgin
August 26, 2014
The regional library has been awarded a Library Services and Technology Act Grant and we need to ...
Genealogy Gathering: September 2 – Genealogy for Beginners
September 2, 2014
Join the September session of the Watauga County Library’s “Genealogy Gathering.” Local genealogi...
North Carolina Civil War Monuments: Saturday, Sept. 6, 2 pm
September 6, 2014
''After Appomattox: North Carolina Civil War Monuments, 1865-1965'' - with author Douglas Butl...
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