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Play & Learn Schedule!

Monday: Yancey County Library, 10:00 am – 11:00 am. Sessions are now in the upstairs community room at the Library. 

Tuesday: Spruce Pine Public Library, 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Wednesday: Winter Movin’ Play & Learn – 10:00 am – 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at Central Baptist Church in Spruce Pine, 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at Mt. Calvary Church in Banner Elk. 

Thursday:  Avery Morrison Public Library 9:30 am – 11:00 am, Williams YMCA  each Thursday, 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm. 

Friday:  Mitchell County Public Library in Bakersville – 9:30 am – 11:00 am 

Click here to register online or register in person at Play and Learn. 


Check out the Children’s Resource Libraries!

Stop by or call our office at 828-682-0047 or 828-733-2899 to learn more about how to check out items from the Children’s Resource Libraries. Click here for the Avery Children’s Resource Library materials list. Click here for the Burnsville Children’s Resource Library materials list.

AMY Wee Trade Spring/Summer Consignment Sale!

It’s never too early to clean out the closets and start entering inventory into the AMY Wee Trade sale system for the Spring sale. The system is open and ready for inventory! The Spring/Summer sale happens May 16th – 18th, 2024 at the Cross Street Commerce Center. 

Mitchell & Yancey Counties Perinatal Survey Assessment, Fall 2021

Check out the results of the Mitchell and Yancey Counties Perinatal Survey Assessment, completed in 2021. This assessment was done to see what effects the closure of the Labor & Delivery department at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital had on our area. This research was funded by a grant through the AMY Wellness Foundation to Mountain Community Health Partnership, who contracted with the Blue Ridge Partnership for Children.


In this edition:

  • Early Literacy Tips
  • Child Care Resource and Referral
  • Children’s Resource Libraries
  • Family Matters
  • Home Visiting with Blue Ridge Healthy Families
  • Play and Learn
  • What’s Happening

Watch videos on our new YouTube channel

Visit our new YouTube channel to see tips for parents, and fun activities to do at home with kids.