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The Fines Creek Library will be closed today due to a water line break.


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



Homeschool Book Club • Monday, February 17 • 2pm-3pm • Canton Attention homeschoolers! Read a book on the chosen topic and come prepared to discuss the book you read.  Ages 6-10 the topic is music, Ages 11+ the topic is horses. No registration required. For more information, call 828.648.2924.

Book Whisperers (Book Club) • Thursday, February 20 • 3pm-4:30pm • Canton  Enjoy lively book discussions and refreshments.  February's book is One Day in December by Josie Silver.  No registration required. For more information, call 828.648.2924.

Seed Lending Library Opens! • Monday, February 24 • 9am • Waynesville The Seed Lending Library opens for the season. Check out up to 10 packets of seeds with your library card. Contact Kathy for more information. Email at or call 828.356.2507

Second Tuesday Movie • Tuesday, March 10 • 2pm-4pm • Waynesville Screening "The Goldfinch".        13-year-old New Yorker Theo Decker's life is turned upside-down when his mother is killed in a terrorist attack at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Confused in the rubble of the tragedy, he steals a priceless piece of art known as The Goldfinch. Rated R. Running time 149 minutes. No registration required. Popcorn provided by The Friends of the Library.


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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.