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Last Updated: Sep 3, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Closing Notice

All library branches will be closed Saturday, Sept. 5, through Monday, Sept. 7, for the Labor Day holiday. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 8.


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.

Plug In and Read Digital Story Time • Tuesday, Sept. 8 • 10:30 a.m. • Canton Branch Library This story time is designed for children ages 3-5 to learn important early literacy skills with the help of technology. For more information, call (828) 648-2924.

Second Tuesday Movie Group • Tuesday, Sept. 8 • 2 p.m. • Waynesville Library Watch a movie on the big screen in the auditorium and enjoy popcorn. For movie title and more information, call (828) 452-5169.

Canton Lego Club • Tuesday, Sept. 8 • 4 p.m. • Canton Branch Library We supply the Legos; kids supply the creativity! Sign-up required: (828) 648-2924.

Let's Cook! • Wednesday, Sept. 9 • 4 p.m. • Waynesville Library Teens and children ages 8 and up are invited to this cooking class! Sign-up required: (828) 356-2512.

Basic Seed-Saving Workshop • Saturday, Sept. 12 • 10:30 a.m. • Waynesville Library Learn the basics of seed saving. You'll save money, preserve heirloom varieties, and have fun! Sign-up required: (828) 356-2507.

Sushi-Making Class • Monday, Sept. 14 • 4 p.m. • Canton Branch Library Learn how to make California hand rolls in this hands-on class. All skill levels welcome, and all supplies and ingredients provided. Sign-up required: (828) 648-2924.




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