Community Information

 Community Information

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Arts and Entertainment

Attractions and Things to Do

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Community, Cultural and Historical Information

Disabilities and Eldercare

Diversity Resources

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  • Belk Library and Information Commons - The Belk Library has one of the premier collections in the South. You may check out books by using your ASU ID Card.
  • Watauga County Public Library
  • University Writing Center- The University Writing Center is located in Belk Library. This department offers:
    • Free services to students, faculty, and staff of Appalachian State University.
    • Anyone who would like to discuss a piece of writing with an informed, sensitive reader is welcome.
    • Works with writers on a wide variety of projects: papers for academic courses; masters and senior thesis chapters; personal essays for job, graduate school, and law school applications; creative writing projects; grant or project proposals; and course syllabi.
    • Works with writers at any stage of the writing process, from inventing topics to editing at the sentence level.

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