Appalachian Regional Library is a network of libraries across northwestern North Carolina, encompassing Ashe, Watauga, and Wilkes counties. The Appalachian Regional Library nurtures individual and community growth through free and equal access to resources for reading, thinking, learning, and living.

Regional Leadership

Interim Director of Libraries

Tammy Holston
336-846-2041 ext. 102

Finance and Personnel Manager

Tammy Holston
336-846-2041 ext. 102

Information Technology Manager

Kilby Spencer

Board of Directors

Regional board meetings are held at 1 p.m. on the third Thursday of January, March, May, July, September and November. 

Ashe: Jan Noffsinger, Doug Butler, Kyle Hall, Karen Moll
Watauga: Sandra Basel, Roberta Jackson, Margaret Love, Patrick Swartzbaugh
Wilkes: Beth Tharrington, Bill Davis, Jr., Brenda Adams Dobbins, Arnold Lakey

Long Term Plan

2022-2026 Strategic Plan



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