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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



Keep Your Brain Healthy • Thursday, April 25 • 2pm • Waynesville Presented by Alzheimer's Assn. Learn about all the newest research on how you can keep your brain healthy. No registration is required.

Bring Back the Monarchs • Thursday, April 25 • 2pm • Canton Master Gardener volunteer Marcia Tate will present on the benefits of growing a Monarch Waystation and more. Call 828-648-2924 to register.

The Rest of the Story: History of Pennsylvania Ave School • Thursday, April 25 • 4pm • Canton Our local history programming takes a look back at the historic Penn Avenue School (currently the site of the Canton Branch Library). Join the library and the Canton Historical Museum for a presentation, photos, and conversation about one of Canton's favorite memories. Call 828-648-2924 for information.

Get More From Your Vegetable Garden • Tuesday, April 30 • 1pm • Waynesville Master Gardener Volunteer Jim Janke will lead this informative program. If you are interested in getting the most from your garden this year, don’t miss this presentation. You will learn: -The importance of soil testing -What ‘double digging’ is and why you should do it -Intensive gardening techniques to increase your harvest -The importance of good record keeping. No registration is required.

To receive an email about upcoming events, click here to join the list for the Canton Branch Library.

Email to join the Adult Programming list for the Waynesville Library.

To see a full list of all library events, click on Events

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


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.


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