All library branches will be closed Thursday, Nov. 27, through Sunday, Nov. 30, for the Thanksgiving holiday. Happy Thanksgiving!
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, http://www.haywoodnc.net/broadband, at your earliest convenience. Thank you.
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
Upcoming Free Events
All events are free to attend thanks to the generous support of The Friends of the Library.
National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) Write-Ins • November • Canton Branch Library Attention, writers! The Canton Branch Library will be hosting write-ins for National Novel Writing Month throughout the month of November. Stop by the library to pick up a schedule of when the meeting room will be available to writers. Every Monday (except Mon., Nov. 3) starting at 3:30 p.m., refreshments, writing prompts, and other motivators will be offered. Join the challenge! Write a novel this November! For more information, call (828) 648-2924.
Cookin' the Books • Wednesday, Nov. 26 • Noon • Waynesville Library A cookbook book club! Members pick a recipe from the chosen cookbook and bring the dish to the meeting to share. The group discusses the good and bad aspects of the cookbook. For more information, call (828) 356-2507.
Learn About Book Publishing at the NaNoWriMo Wrap Party • Monday, Dec. 1 • 4:30 p.m. • Canton Branch Library Writers who participated in the National Novel Writing Month Challenge, or any writer interested in the publishing process, are invited to enjoy refreshments and hear Janet Morrison, newly published author of The Blue Ridge Mountains of N.C., discuss her publishing experience starting at 5 p.m. Copies of Morrison's book will be available for purchase. For more information, call (828) 648-2924.
Make Your Own Comic • Monday, Dec. 8 • 3:30 p.m. • Canton Branch Library Do you love comics? Do you want to make your own? Join fellow comic fans at the library, where we'll have everything you need to get started. All skill levels welcome! For more information, call (828) 648-2924.
Essential Oils 101 • Tuesday, Dec. 9 • 5:30 p.m. • Waynesville Library Learn how to use essential oils in your life for medicine or mood. Presented by long-time essential oil user Katie Schomberg. Learn from her years of experience. Refreshments and door prizes! Sign-up required: (828) 356-2507.
Crafty Kids • Wednesday, Dec. 10 • 4 p.m. • Canton Branch Library Children in grades 1-5 are invited to make holiday ornaments using Perler beads. Sign-up is required for this special Crafty Kids: (828) 648-2924.
DIY @ the Library: Bath Bombs • Monday, Dec. 15 • 2 p.m. • Waynesville Library Learn how to make bath bombs. They are fizzy and fun and make great gifts! Sign up is required: (828) 356-2507.
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