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What is the Green Book?

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Cover of the 1960 Green Book, from the NY Public Library

The film Green Book won 3 Golden Globe awards this week. The movie title refers to an essential guide for African-American travelers, who often encountered segregation and discrimination throughout their journeys. The guide was created by a postal worker named Victor H. Green (the covers of the books were also… Read more »

CareZone Training offered September 13

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CareZone, a two-hour program that provides instruction in understanding mental illness in day-to-day life, will be offered from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, September 13, in the Cardinal Room at Western Carolina University’s A.K. Hinds University Center. Participants will have an opportunity to develop a basic understanding of the disorders… Read more »


6 to 7 p.m. Explore civil war artifacts in Hunter Library’s Special Collections Reading Room. This white glove event is open to Friends of Hunter Library and members of the Western North Carolina Civil War Round Table. 7 to 8 p.m. Learn about one of North Carolina’s most storied Civil War brigades from… Read more »

New Friends of Hunter Library- Spring 2018

Hunter Library would like to thank the following individuals for their support: Patron Level Contributors Carol Burton Ann H. Mack Associate Level Contributors Christopher Bogardus Hannah Ledford Scott Taylor Member Level Contributors Cheryl Blanton Michael J. Collings Julie Davis Lee Knight Michael Mcintosh Thomas M. Nowak Hannah Smith Find out… Read more »

Honorary Books for Graduating Students

Each semester, Hunter Library honors its graduating student workers by adding a book of their choosing to the collection.   Six student workers are graduating in May and at the end of summer session. Their selections are displayed on the library’s main floor in the leisure reading collection.  Congratulations and thank you for your great… Read more »