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2016 NACo Award

HCPL has been 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. Click on the Events tab above to see when Plug In and Read is scheduled at either the Waynesville or Canton libraries. Watch a 1-minute video on Plug In and Read by clicking here. To see a 2-minute video that includes other 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.

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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.  

To receive e-mail notifications about upcoming adult programs, e-mail kolsen@haywoodnc.net. 

The Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale is coming, downstairs at the Waynesville Library!!!

Thurs., July 28, 9 a.m.-7p.m.; Fri., July 29, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., July 30, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Sign-up Now for the Adult & Youth Summer Reading Programs! Prizes, events, activities and more! Sign-up at any library branch. For more information, click here (adult) or here (youth).

Tuesday Library Club • Tuesday, July 26 • 4 p.m. • Canton Library  Kids ages 5-12 are invited to try different hands-on activities each week. To sign up for the club, fill out an application at the front desk of the Canton Library. For more information, call (828) 648-2924.

Planting for Pollinators • Tuesday, July 26 • 5:30 p.m. • Canton Library Celebrate pollinators and learn about the different plants that help them thrive with Extension Director Dr. Bill Skelton. A Giving Garden program. For more information, call (828) 648-2924.

Appalachian-Based Movie • Wednesday, July 27 • 9:30 a.m. • Canton Library Watch a screening of a tall tale that takes place in the Appalachian foothills starring Robert Duvall and Bill Murray. For movie title and more information, call (828) 648-2924.

Fourth Annual Cupcake Challenge • Thursday, July 28 • 2 p.m. • Canton Library Bakers are asked to check-in starting at 1:15 p.m. Everyone is invited to come sample the cupcake entries starting at 2 p.m.! This year's theme is "Celebrating Appalachia." For more information, call (828) 648-2924.

Family Movie • Monday, Aug. 1 • 2 p.m. • Canton Library Bring snacks and enjoy a screening of a family-friendly movie (rated G or PG) on the big screen in the auditorium. For movie title and more information, call (828) 648-2924.

Food Preservation Class • Tuesday, Aug. 2 • 9:30 a.m. • AT THE COMMUNITY KITCHEN Learn how to can and preserve your garden's harvest with Extension Agent Julie Sawyer. A Giving Garden program. Sign-up is required: (828) 648-2924. 

Tuesday Library Club • Tuesday, Aug. 2 • 4 p.m. • Canton Library  Kids ages 5-12 are invited to try different hands-on activities each week. To sign up for the club, fill out an application at the front desk of the Canton Library. For more information, call (828) 648-2924.

Teen Movie • Wednesday, Aug. 3 • 2 p.m. • Canton Library Teens and adults are invited to enjoy popcorn and soda while watching a movie on the big screen in the auditorium (rated PG-13). For movie title and more information, call (8280 648-2924.

For the full calendar of upcoming events, click here.

 

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