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NEW! NC Kids Digital Library

Click here to learn how to borrow eBooks and more from the NC Kids Digital Library, a new resource for kids in pre-K through 4th grade.

 

2016 Library Awards

HCPL is the recipient of the North Carolina Public Library Directors Association's 2016 Service & Innovation Award. The library was bestowed this honor for its Las Bibliotequitas / Little Libraries project.

HCPL was 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.

To watch a 2-minute video that highlights innovative library programs, click here.

 

Library Newsletter

Click below to download the latest issue of the library's newsletter, Shelf Life, or e-mail lhartzell@haywoodnc.net to be added to the monthly e-mail list.

Library News * Event Listings * Book Reviews * Trivia

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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.  

To receive e-mail notifications about upcoming events, click here to join the list for the Canton Library and e-mail kolsen@haywoodnc.net to join the adult programming list for the Waynesville Library.

The Seed Library is now open for the season!

Fan Art & Fan Fiction Contest • Monday, Feb. 20 through Friday, Feb. 24 • Canton Library Open to youth in grades 5-12. Fan fiction: write a story about a book character you love. Fan art: draw a picture of a book character you love. Entry packet available at the front desk of the Canton Library or email jbstuart@haywoodnc.net.

Construction Zone • Tuesday, Feb. 21 • 4 p.m. • Canton Library Kids ages 6-12 are invited to build with Legos provided by the library. For more information, call (828) 648-2924.

Fact or Fiction? How to Spot Fake News • Tuesday, Feb. 21 • 4 p.m. • Waynesville Library Open to teens and adults, participants will learn how to spot fake news, why there's a need to analyze sources of information and tips on recognizing reliable information. For more information, call (828) 356-2531.

DIY @ the Library: Cinnamon Orange Air Fresheners • Thursday, Feb. 23 • 2 p.m. • Waynesville Library Learn how to make cinnamon orange air fresheners. Supplies provided. Registration required: (828) 356-2507.

Starting Plants from Seed • Friday, Feb. 24 • 1 p.m. • Waynesville Library Master Gardener Jim Janke will teach this popular class on how to start plants from seed. Registration required: (828) 356-2507.

Beginners Chess Club • Friday, Feb. 24 • 4 p.m. • Canton Library Learn how to play chess with champion chess player Bruce Goodwin. For all ages. For more information, call (828) 648-2924.

For the full calendar of upcoming events, click here.

 

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