Code4Lib 2010 Conference Proposal: Asheville, NC

The City and Environs

Asheville is a small vibrant city nestled in the mountains of western North Carolina.
Its charming, eclectic, compact downtown area is populated by brew pubs, a lively art scene, music venues, hippies and bohemians, a rich and preserved architectural diversity, locally-owned shops, street musicians, coffee houses, boutiques and a vast array of distinctive restaurants for every palate and wallet. All of this contributes to a vivacious and edgy energy that makes a visit to this mountain city unforgettable.
Home to the University of North Carolina at Asheville, Asheville also offers a number of notable tourist attractions including:
There are also a couple of unique ways to take in Asheville's environs:


Visit our Google map for a sample of a few of the amenities that Asheville has to offer!

Conference Venue

Renaissance Asheville Hotel's General Conference Information


Renaissance Asheville Hotel
Additional Hotels (but with our great deal, you won't need them)

Transportation Options

Car (driving distances)

Weather in February

28-50 degrees (average: 39 degrees). Cf. historical data.


Local Organizing Committee

Appalachian State University
University of North Carolina at Asheville
Western Carolina University

Institutional Support

Western North Carolina Library Network (WNCLN) - a consortium of three university libraries in the UNC system who have a long history of collaborating on projects