NEW Home Grown eBooks
NC Live, North Carolina's statewide public and academic library consortium, is experimenting with a new eBook project that gives N.C. library patrons unlimited access to more than 1,200 eBook titles from N.C.-based publishers. This collection offers a wide range of content, including novels by popular N.C. authors, poetry, short stories, and non-fiction. The eBooks are available for public use at:
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
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Upcoming Free Events
All events are free to attend thanks to the generous support of The Friends of the Library.
Pinterest Party • Thursday, Sept. 18 • 5 p.m. • Waynesville Library Sign-up for this class celebrating all things Pinterest! Make a group craft, and enjoy food and drinks inspired by Pinterest. To sign-up, call (828) 356-2507.
Sunday Concert Series: Angela Easterling • Sunday, Sept. 21 • 3 p.m. • Canton Branch Library Country ballad vocalist Angela Easterling will perform in the auditorium at the Canton Branch Library as part of Haywood County Arts Council's Sunday Concert Series.
Sunday Concert Series: Song Spinners • Sunday, Sept. 21 • 3 p.m. • Waynesville Library Song Spinners (vocalists) will perform in the auditorium at the Waynesville Library as part of the Haywood County Arts Council's Sunday Concert Series.
LIFE@Western Carolina • Monday, Sept. 22 • 2 p.m. • Waynesville Library Information session on Western Carolina University's new series for people over 50 who want to join a community of learners. Topics will include politics, music, media and more, all taught by present and former WCU faculty. A representative from WCU will be on hand to answer questions.
Banned Books Read-In • Wednesday, Sept. 24 • 4 p.m. • Canton Branch Library School-age children are invited to celebrate Banned Books Week by enjoying banned book read alouds, making banned book trading cards, and sharing their thoughts on banned books with others their age. Snacks will be provided.
Appalachian History & Banjo Music • Thursday, Sept. 25 • 5:30 p.m. • Canton Branch Library Local author Jeremy Jones will play the banjo and discuss his new book, Bearwallow: A Personal History of a Mountain Homeland, which explores the past of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Free to attend; copies of the book will be available for purchase.
Research Your Family's Genealogy • Thursday, Oct. 2 • 5:30 p.m. • Canton Branch Library Dot Barnum and Stan Smith of the Haywood County Historical & Genealogical Society will share resources and tips on how to research your family's genealogy. Plus, learn about the Haywood County Public Library History Collection from Special Projects Manager Joyce Cope.