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Libraries Closed for Thanksgiving Holidays

All Haywood County library branches will be closed Thursday, November 22 - Sunday, November 25.

Book drops will remain open and fines will not accrue.

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LIBRARY LOCATIONS

Waynesville 828.452.5169  
678 South Haywood Street 
Waynesville, NC 28786

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9am-6pm
Tuesday, Thursday 9am-7pm
Saturday 9am-5pm
Sunday Closed

Canton 828.648.2924
11 Pennsylvania Avenue
Canton, NC 28716

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9am-6pm
Tuesday, Thursday 9am-7pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday 1:30pm-5pm

Maggie Valley 828.356.2541
3987 Soco Road 
Maggie Valley, NC 28751

Tuesday 9am-5pm
Thursday 9am-5pm

Fines Creek 828.627.0146   
190 Fines Creek Road 
Clyde, NC 28721

Monday 9am-5pm
Wednesday 9am-5pm

JOB HELP

Haywood County NCWorks Career Center will be at the Waynesville & Canton branches the first Friday of every month from 1:15pm-4:45pm in the computer area to assist with job searching, resume preparation, and basic computer skills. For more information, call 828.456.6061.

LIBRARY NEWSLETTER

Click below to download the latest issue of the library's newsletter, Shelf Life. Or e-mail lisa.hartzell@haywoodcountync.net to be added to the monthly e-mail list.
Library News * Event Listings * Book Reviews * Trivia

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DIGITAL RESOURCES

UPCOMING FREE EVENTS

All events are free to attend thanks to the generous support of The Friends of the Library.

To receive e-mail notifications about upcoming events, click here to join the list for the Canton Library.

Email kolsen@haywoodnc.net to join the Adult Programming list for the Waynesville Library.

To see a full list of all library events, click on the Events tab above.

Beginners Chess • Tuesday, November 20, 2018 • 4pm • Waynesville Library Do you want to learn to play? Or just brush up on your skills? Join us and learn from local chess champion, Leon Sellards. For more information, call 828-356-2511. 
 

YOUR AWARD-WINNING LIBRARY

2014 Community Pride Awards for the Giving Garden at the Canton Library and the Seed Library at the Waynesville Library.

2014 North Carolina Public Library Directors Association's Adult Program Award for a medium-sized library for the Giving Garden at the Canton Library.

2016 North Carolina Public Library Directors Association's Service & Innovation Award for the Las Bibliotequitas / Little Libraries outreach project.

2016 National Association of Counties Achievement Award for Plug In and Read, a digital story time that helps preschoolers get ready for school with the help of technology.

To watch a 2-minute video that highlights innovative library programs, click here.