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Binge-watch AcornTV, IndieFlix, The Great Courses, Qello Concerts, and more when you choose one of these channels to check out for one week at a time. Click here or on the graphic above to get started! Only one channel can be checked out a time. Call us at 828.356.2500 for assistance.


Waynesville 828.452.5169  
678 South Haywood Street 
Waynesville, NC 28786

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

Canton 828.648.2924
11 Pennsylvania Avenue
Canton, NC 28716

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9am-6pm
Tuesday, Thursday 9am-7pm
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



After School Movie For Teens • Wednesday, October 16 • 4pm • Canton Come enjoy a fun event just for youth ages 11-17. We'll serve popcorn and enjoy a spooky classic movie. Call for more information. 828.648.2924

Book Whisperers (Canton Book Club) • Thursday, October 17 • 3:30pm • Canton Enjoy lively book discussions and refreshments. Come by the Canton Library to checkout a copy of the book! Call 828-648-2924 for more information. New members are always welcome.

The English Language: Where Did It Come From? Where Is It Going? • Thursday, October 17 • 2pm • Waynesville A fun romp through the amazing history (and future) of the English language with Dr. Peg Downes. No registration is required - come learn why we say what we do, the way we do....and how social media and texting has changed our way of writing and speaking. 

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


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Haywood County NCWorks Career Center is 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 prep, and basic computer skills. For more information, call 828.456.6061.