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Library letter exchange program

The Jackson County Public Library in Sylva is starting The Library Letters Exchange. 

For those interested in exchanging letters with a pen-pal from the Poughkeepsie Public Library in Poughkeepsie, New York, sign-ups will run through Jan. 16. This program will rekindle (or just kindle) a love for the handwritten letter and “snail” mail. 

The Library Letters Exchange is free and all participants will receive a welcome kit full of cool stationery and accessories to get started. Register today to find new connections with fellow book lovers.

To register, call the library at 828.586.2016 to register. The Jackson County Public Library is a member of Fontana Regional Library (

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