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Closing Notice

All library branches will be closed Saturday, July 2, through Monday, July 4, for the Independence Day holiday. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, July 5. Happy Fourth of July!

 

2016 NACo Award

HCPL has been awarded a 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. Click on the Events tab above to see when Plug In and Read is scheduled at either the Waynesville or Canton libraries. Watch a 1-minute video on Plug In and Read by clicking here. To see a 2-minute video that includes other innovative library programs, click here.

 

Library Newsletter

Click below to download the latest issue of the library's newsletter, Shelf Life, or e-mail lhartzell@haywoodnc.net to be added to the monthly e-mail list.

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History Collection


The Haywood County History Collection is a body of photos and documents from the history of Haywood County. Begun as a contribution to a centennial book marking the 200th birthday of Haywood County, this remarkable collection is available to the citizens of Haywood County here. We hope you enjoy this glimpse into our mountain region's colorful history.
 

Library Locations

Waynesville (828) 452-5169  
678 South Haywood Street 
Waynesville, NC 28786

Monday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Canton (828) 648-2924
11 Pennsylvania Avenue
Canton, NC 28716

Monday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Maggie Valley (828) 356-2541
3987 Soco Road 
Maggie Valley, NC 28751

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Fines Creek (828) 627-0146   
190 Fines Creek Road 
Clyde, NC 28721

Monday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
 

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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 adult programs, e-mail kolsen@haywoodnc.net. 

Sign-up Now for the Adult & Youth Summer Reading Programs! Prizes, events, activities and more! Sign-up at any library branch. For more information, click here (adult) or here (youth).

Library Camp • Tuesday, July 5 • 10:30 a.m. • Waynesville Library Summer camp activities, crafts, and fun! For more information, call (828) 356-2511.

Plottware Pottery Demo • Tuesday, July 5 • 2 p.m. • Waynesville Library Cory Plott from Plottware Pottery will teach the history of pottery in this area and perform a demo of his work. Sign-up is required: (828) 356-2507.

Tuesday Library Club • Tuesday, July 5 • 4 p.m. • Canton Library Children ages 5-12 are invited to learn about ballet with Julie Cloninger! Sign-up for the club at the front desk of the Canton Library. For more information, call (828) 648-2924.

Staying Safe • Wednesday, July 6 • 10:30 a.m. • Waynesville Library Special guests from the Waynesville Fire Department will lead a program on safety. For more information, call (828) 356-2511.

Teen Movie • Wednesday, July 6 • 2 p.m. • Canton Library Watch a movie (rated PG-13) on the big screen in the auditorium and enjoy popcorn and soda. For movie title and more information, call (828) 648-2924.

Ready, Set, Move! Circles Upon Circles • Thursday, July 7 • 10:30 a.m. • Waynesville Library Learn circle dancing from many different cultures. For more information, call (828) 356-2511.

Paper Airplane Contest • Thursday, July 7 • 2 p.m. • Canton Library Children of all ages are invited to test their skills at building and flying paper airplanes for a chance to win prizes! For more information, call (828) 648-2924.

Friends of the Library Concert: Anne Lough • Saturday, July 9 • 3 p.m. • Waynesville Library Anne Lough will perform on the dulcimer as part of the Haywood County Arts Council's Friends of the Library Concert Series sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 

Family Movie • Sunday, July 10 • 2 p.m. • Canton Library Bring snacks and enjoy a screening of a family-friendly movie (rated G or PG) on the big screen. For movie title and more information, call (828) 648-2924.

Family Movie • Monday, July 11 • 2 p.m. • Canton Library Bring snacks and enjoy a screening of a family-friendly movie (rated G or PG) on the big screen. For movie title and more information, call (828) 648-2924.

Waynesville Book Club • Monday, July 11 • 5:30 p.m. • Waynesville Library Members take turn choosing a book to be discussed. New members are welcome. For more information or to join, call (828) 356-2507.

For the calendar of upcoming events, click here.

 

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