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.
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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
Upcoming Free Events
September 2016 proclaimed Haywood County Public Library Month!
All events are free to attend thanks to the generous support of The Friends of the Library.
To receive e-mail notifications about upcoming events, click here to join the list for the Canton Library and e-mail email@example.com to join the adult programming list for the Waynesville Library.
Beginners Chess Club • Friday, Sept. 23 • 4 p.m. • Canton Library Learn how to play chess with champion chess player Bruce Goodwin. Open to all ages. For more information, call (828) 648-2924.
125th Anniversary Event: Magician Mark DeVerges • Saturday, Sept. 24 • 11 a.m. • Waynesville Library Magician and balloon artist Mark DeVerges will perform as part of the library's 125th anniversary celebration. Open to all ages! For more information, call (828) 356-2511.
Medicare 101 • Thursday, Sept. 29 • 2 p.m. • Canton Library New to Medicare? Have questions about open enrollment? Learn the basics of Medicare with John Chicoine, Haywood SHIP Coordinator. For more information, call (828) 648-2924.
Library's 125th Birthday Party at Maggie Valley • Thursday, Sept. 29 • 3 to 5 p.m. • Maggie Valley Library Celebrate the library's 125th anniversary with cake and refreshments at the Maggie Valley branch. Enter a raffle to win an anniversary tote bag. For more information, call (828) 356-2531.
Mountain Artisan Series • Thursday, Sept. 29 • 5 p.m. • Waynesville Library A new quarterly series in partnership with the Arts Council where participants learn about a craft from local artisans. September's artisan will be silk-dye artist Nancy Blevins. Sign-up is required: (828) 356-2507.
Beginners Chess Club • Friday, Sept. 30 • 4 p.m. • Canton Library Learn how to play chess with champion chess player Bruce Goodwin. Open to all ages. For more information, call (828) 648-2924.
Resume 101 • Monday, Oct. 3 • 3 p.m. • Canton Library Learn job search basics, how to build a portfolio, how to craft a resume that will showcase your qualifications, and how to write a cover letter. If possible, bring a laptop. For more information, call (828) 648-2924.
Waynesville Library Book Club • Monday, Oct. 3 • 5:30 p.m. • Waynesville Library Members alternate choosing books, which are discussed over refreshments. To learn how to join or for more information, call (828) 356-2507.
Get Moving • Tuesday, Oct. 4 • 4 p.m. • Canton Library This program encourages children to explore a healthy lifestyle by letting them explore different types of exercise and makes exercise fun through games. Healthy snack provided. For more information, call (828) 648-2924.
For the full calendar of upcoming events, click here.
For more information on special 125th anniversary events, click here.