Library BranchesLibrary LeadershipLibrary History/Facts
Who We AreAffordable Care ActSummer ReadingAdult Program
Seed LibraryGiving Garden
Adult ProgramChildren/Teen Program
This is the "Home" page of the "Welcome to Haywood County Public Library" guide.
Alternate Page for Screenreader Users
Skip to Page Navigation
Skip to Page Content
Visit our Facebook Visit our Pinterest Visit our Instagram

Welcome to Haywood County Public Library  

Last Updated: Jul 1, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

Home Print Page

Closing Notice

All library branches will be closed Friday, July 3, through Sunday, July 5, for Independence Day. Happy Fourth of July!


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.

Library Newsletter

Sign up to receive the library's newsletter Shelf Life!

Library News * Event Listings * Book Reviews * Trivia

If you would like to receive Shelf Life via e-mail, please contact Lisa Hartzell at


Quick Search

NC Digital Library

New Audiobooks

Log in to your account

New Books

New DVDs

NYT Best Sellers

Quick Search Header


Upcoming Free Events

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

Sign-up for Summer Reading today! Information on the adult and children's programs can be found under the Summer Reading tab at the top of the page.

Superhero Training Academy & Craft Day • Wednesday, July 1 • 10:30 a.m. • Waynesville Library Join us for a fun-filled morning at our superhero training academy. Create your own superhero identity and costume and go through our training course. Refreshments provided. For more information, call (828) 356-2512.

Paper Airplane Contest • Thursday, July 2 • 2 p.m. • Canton Branch Library Ready, set, FLY! Test your paper airplane-building skills. Prizes will be given for the planes that fly the farthest in each age category. For more information, call (828) 648-2924.

Professor Whizzpop • Tuesday, July 7 • 10:30 a.m. • Waynesville Library Professor Whizzpop will entertain children of all ages with his Zero to Hero Magic show! A fun and interactive program with lots of magic and balloon creations. For more information, call (828) 356-2512.

Let's Cook! • Wednesday, July 8 • 3:30 p.m. • Waynesville Library Teens and children ages 8 and up are invited to this cooking class! All supplies provided. Sign-up required: (828) 356-2512.

Yoga for Kids • Thursday, July 9 • 10:30 a.m. (3-7 years old) & Noon (8-11 years old) • Canton Branch Library Yoga instructor Ruth Van Sickle will be leading yoga classes for children. Sign-up required: (828) 648-2924.

Everyday Heroes • Thursday, July 9 • 11 a.m. • Waynesville Library The Waynesville Fire Department will talk about fire safety. For more information, call (828) 356-2512.

Alzheimer's & Dementia Series Part 1 (1 of 3) • Thursday, July 9 • 1 p.m. • Waynesville Library Conversations about dementia. Free and open to all. For more information, call (828) 356-2507.

Digital Story Time • Friday, July 10 • 10:30 a.m. • Canton Branch Library This story time is designed for children ages 3-6 to learn important early literacy skills with the help of technology. The event is open to the first 15 children that attend. For more information, call (828) 648-2924.




Read a Free Children's E-Book Every Day!


Loading  Loading...