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Welcome to Haywood County Public Library  

Last Updated: Aug 3, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Looking for more books or audiobooks like your favorites? Want to find a new author? Can't remember all the titles in a series? NoveList has the answers!


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.

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.

Animal Heroes • Wednesday, Aug. 5 •  10:30 a.m. • Waynesville Library Join naturalist Rose Wall from Balsam Mountain Reserve for a look at animal heroes! For more information, call (828) 356-2512.

Birds of Prey • Wednesday, Aug. 5 •  10:30 a.m. • Canton Branch Library Join Doris Mager and her feathered friends as she shares information on birds of prey. For more information, call (828) 648-2924.

Video Game Tournament • Wednesday, Aug. 5 •  3 p.m. • Waynesville Library Get your exercise and test your skills at our Wii Video Game Tournament! Compete for the best at Mario Kart and Wii Fitnes. All ages welcome. For more information, call (828) 356-2512.

Everyday Heroes • Thursday, Aug. 6 • 10:30 a.m. • Waynesville Library Join the Waynesville Fire Dept. as they have a show-and-tell program with their fire truck and talk about safety. For more information, call (828) 356-2512.

Science of the Superheroes • Thursday, Aug. 6 • 1 p.m. • Waynesville Library Marvel artist Jerry DeCaire, who has illustrated Marvel Comics with characters including Wolverine, Thor, Deadpool and the X-men, will discuss how artists use math and science to create the drawings that we love. For more information, call (828) 356-2512.

Real-Life Minecraft • Thursday, Aug. 6 •  3 p.m. • Canton Branch Library Experience creative mode in the real world! Use recycled items, paint, foam and more to build and create. For more information, call (828) 648-2924.




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