All Branches of the Haywood County Public Library will be closed May 26, 27 and 28 in honor of Memorial Day.
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.
Enjoy reading while walking along the Richland Creek Trail at Vance Street Park in Waynesville. Pages from a children's picture book are placed in display posts within sight-distance of one another. Get lost in a book while exercising and spread the joy of reading!
The Storywalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. This Storywalk® was made possible by the Fund for Haywood County Medford Grant from The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina and the Haywood County Public Library Foundation.
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Waynesville (828) 452-5169
678 South Haywood Street
Waynesville, NC 28786
11 Pennsylvania Avenue
Canton, NC 28716
3987 Soco Road
Maggie Valley, NC 28751
Fines Creek (828) 627-0146
190 Fines Creek Road
Clyde, NC 28721
All events are free to attend thanks to the generous support of The Friends of the Library.
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Beginners Chess • Friday, May 25, 2018 • 4pm • Canton Library Join the Canton Beginners Chess group led by chess champion Bruce Goodwin. Ages 8 to 108 welcome. Basic knowledge chess pieces and beginning moves recommended.For information please call 828-648-2924
Cookin' the Books • Wednesday, May 30, 2018 • 12pm • Waynesville Library This cookbook club reviews cookbooks and eats lunch together. To get on the waiting list for this very popular program, call Kathy at 828-356-2507
Great Decisions Discussion Group • Thursday, May 31, 2018 • 5pm • Waynesville Library Prepare to Discuss the World! Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. Presented by the Foreign Policy Association. This program provides background information and policy options for the eight most critical issues facing America each year and serves as the focal text for discussion groups across the country. Registration is Required. 828-356-2507 Sponsored by the Friends of the Library
Beginners Chess • Friday, June 1, 2018 • 4pm • Canton Library Join the Canton Beginners Chess group led by chess champion Bruce Goodwin. Ages 8 to 108 welcome. Basic knowledge chess pieces and beginning moves recommended.For information please call 828-648-2924
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.
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