Story Time Playgroup

Monday mornings from 10 am – 12 pm.

Sandy Mush Community Center hosts a story time playgroup for preschool and young elementary children and their parents.  Stories, art, music and free play!

Community volunteers, parents and guest artists help lead special activities and story time with loads of free play time to use the gym, outside space, games, manipulative building toys and art activities at the center.

To be included in the play group updates, please email with play group in the subject line. 


Currently Enrolling Children in Dolly Parton Imagination Library.


We are enrolling families through the Buncombe County Literacy Council to get FREE books from the Dolly Parton Imagination Library (DPIL).  The DPIL sends one FREE book a month to families with children infant to five years old, a library of 60 books.

The Literacy Council has a waiting list for the program but is willing to move Sandy Mush residents to the top of the list since we do not have a public library in our community nor public transportation.

Please complete the below contact form with your information, and we will email you a registration form.

It is important that this form is mailed back to our SMCC PO Box so that we can make sure that you get priority as a Sandy Mush resident.  We recommend returning the form by August 26th.

Mail completed forms to:  SMCC, PO Box 1686, Leicester, NC 28748

If someone prefers to complete their form verbally, they may call Greg Brookshire at Leicester Community Center:  774-3000

We will be signing up families year-round for the program with a special push in August and September.