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Community Broadband Survey

The Haywood Broadband Initiative is a collaborative project involving local government, the Haywood County Economic Development Council, the NC Department of Commerce, and various representatives from broadband and cable companies to assess our community’s broadband needs, to identify unserved or underserved businesses and residences, and to create a map of potential demand and service assets, with the goal of attracting service providers offering expanded service and higher speed options. Your participation is essential, so please click on the following link,, at your earliest convenience. Thank you.


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.

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss • Monday, March 2 • 3:30 p.m. • Waynesville Library Come help us celebrate Dr. Seuss and his 111th birthday!!! We will have cake, crafts and fun party games. Fun for all ages! For more information, call (828) 356-2511.

Getting More From Your Vegetable Garden • Tuesday, March 3 • 5 p.m. • Canton Branch Library Learn about the Giving Garden at the Canton Library and the Seed-Lending Library at the Waynesville Library, followed by a presentation by Master Gardener Jim Janke on how to prepare and plant your garden to get the most out of your vegetables. A Giving Garden program. For more information, call (828) 648-2924.

Composting with Earth Worms • Monday, March 9 • 3 p.m. • Waynesville Library Local gardener and worm farmer Mary Ann Smith will lead a class on raising worms and using the castings as compost in the garden. Learn why worm castings are known as "black gold." Refreshments and door prizes. For more information, call (828) 356-2507.

Anime Night • Monday, March 9 • 4:30 p.m. • Canton Branch Library Enjoy snacks and watch anime on the big screen in the auditorium. For more information, call (828) 648-2924.

Crafty Kids • Wednesday, March 11 • 4 p.m. • Canton Branch Library Children in pre-K to 5th grade are invited to this special storytime where they will enjoy books, crafts, and have fun! For more information, call (828) 648-2924.

Resume Writing Workshop • Thursday, March 12 • 3 p.m. • Canton Branch Library Goodwill's Career Connections will present a free workshop on resume writing. Learn about the importance of marketing yourself on paper, different types of resumes and content, choosing references and more. Sign-up required: (828) 648-2924.




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