Event Date: 10/24/2019   Event Time: 6:00 PM

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Author and photographer Tim Barnwell will discuss his latest book, Tide Runners: Shrimping and Fishing on the Carolinas and Georgia Coast at Malaprops in downtown Asheville. Mr. Barnwell spent eight years traveling on extended trips to the coastal towns of North and South Carolina and Georgia documenting this fading way of life. He will discuss his adventures and share stories of the interesting folks he has met working on this project. Tide Runners is a hardcover coffee-table book with over 100 color images along with the oral history interviews with the subjects. The event is free and open to the public. Mr. Barnwell is the author of seven books of photography including The Face of Appalachia, On Earth's Furrowed Brow, Hands in Harmony, Blue Ridge Parkway Vistas, Great Smoky Mountains Vistas, and Faces & Places of Cashiers Valley.

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55 Haywood Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 10/25/2019   Event Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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12th Annual Authors for Literacy Dinner & Silent Auction featuring Daniel Wallace The Authors for Literacy Dinner & Silent Auction is the largest annual fundraiser for the Literacy Council of Buncombe County and features a presentation by a New York Times bestselling author. We have hosted the event for eleven years, previously featuring: • Barbara Kingsolver 2018 • Ann Patchett, 2017 • Wiley Cash, 2016 • David Baldacci, 2015 • James Patterson, 2014 • Charles Frazier, 2013 • Jill Conner Browne, 2012 • Ron Rash, 2011 • John Hart, 2010 • Sara Gruen, 2009 • Elizabeth Kostova, 2008 The Authors for Literacy Dinner & Silent Auction begins with a cocktail hour silent auction for general admission guests while our Platinum Corporate Partner and other VIP pass-holders join the featured author for a private reception. During the reception, the author will be available to answer questions, take photographs, and personally inscribe books. (Note: VIP guests will have an opportunity to enlist a proxy bidder so that they, too, can participate in the silent auction.) Next, all guests enjoy a three-course dinner, a presentation by a Literacy Council student, and a keynote presentation by the featured author. The evening will close with a book signing for the general admission guests. Funds raised at the Authors for Literacy Dinner & Silent Auction benefit the Literacy Council’s programs that teach reading, writing, spelling, and English language skills to individuals in Buncombe County. We serve 300 students and over 2,000 book recipients annually through four programs: Adult Literacy, Youth Literacy, English for Speakers of Other Languages, and Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. We give opportunities to people who don’t believe they have a second chance to learn. Besides being a principal fundraiser, Authors for Literacy is also a vehicle to promote the Literacy Council’s mission: to increase comprehensive literacy and English language skills through specialized instruction by trained tutors and access to literacy resources. The event increases community awareness of our programming and recruits new volunteers, donors, and board members.

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1 Resort Drive , Asheville , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 10/25/2019   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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Calling all Rebels! Hop on the nearest starship and join us to build your very own BB-8 from IncrediBuilds to take home. Limited quantities. Sign-up required. Plus, get a coupon for a $1 Rice Krispy Bar (Café stores only).

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33 Town Square Boulevard , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 10/25/2019   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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Calling all Rebels! Hop on the nearest starship and join us to build your very own BB-8 from IncrediBuilds to take home. Limited quantities. Sign-up required. Plus, get a coupon for a $1 Rice Krispy Bar (Café stores only).

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Barnes Road , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 10/26/2019   Event Time: 2:00 PM

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See if you have what it takes to fight the Monster Apocalypse! Join us for activities, a survival quiz, trivia, giveaways, and more to celebrate this favorite series! Plus, get a coupon for a $1 Rice Krispy Bar (Café stores only).

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Barnes Road , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 11/03/2019   Event Time: 11:00 AM

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Baby & Me Storytime continues for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities featuring sensory growth for your little ones.

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Barnes Road , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 11/03/2019   Event Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Join us for our monthly poetry event featuring three poets. This month we welcome Rose McLarney, author of Forage, Kathryn Kirkpatrick, author of The Fisher Queen: New & Selected Poems, and Michael Hettich, author of To Start an Orchard.

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55 Haywood Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 11/04/2019   Event Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Join us for readings by recipients of the 2019-20 literature fellowship from the North Carolina Arts Council.

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55 Haywood Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 11/05/2019   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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Join us for our monthly Book Club featuring the mesmerizing adult debut from Leigh Bardugo, a tale of power, privilege, dark magic, and murder set among the Ivy League elite. Contact your local store or visit bn.com/bookclub for details.

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Barnes Road , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 11/06/2019   Event Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The Asheville Art Museum programs for preschool and school-age students are back at a library near you! Storytime & Art is for preschool aged students accompanied by an adult. Come join in the fun with stories and songs, then make a hands-on art project just for the little ones!

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1030 Merrimon Avenue , Asheville, NC 28804
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Event Date: 11/14/2019   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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Our YA Book Club discussions continue this fall! Join us on the second Thursday of every month to explore compelling stories and characters. Our November selection is The Fountains of Silence, a gripping, extraordinary portrait of love, silence, and secrets in postwar Spain.

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33 Town Square Boulevard , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 11/14/2019   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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Our YA Book Club discussions continue this fall! Join us on the second Thursday of every month to explore compelling stories and characters. Our November selection is The Fountains of Silence, a gripping, extraordinary portrait of love, silence, and secrets in postwar Spain.

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Barnes Road , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 11/23/2019   Event Time: 2:00 PM

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Return to Arendelle with this LEGO build event! Join us to build a castle from Frozen 2 to take home. For ages 8-12. Signup required.

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Barnes Road , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 11/23/2019   Event Time: 2:00 PM

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Return to Arendelle with this LEGO build event! Join us to build a castle from Frozen 2 to take home. For ages 8-12. Signup required.

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33 Town Square Boulevard , Asheville, NC 28803
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