McDowell County Public Library

Adult Summer Reading Program

Join us for the 2021 Adult Summer Reading Program!

Add some fun to your summer by earning chances to win our summer reading raffle.

Register for each event by stopping by either library location in Marion or Old Fort.

Adult Summer Programs:



June 7th– July 30th

Read and play Bingo! Complete a horizontal, vertical or diagonal line, and turn in your card by July 31st to be entered in a drawing for a grand prize!  Pick up a Bingo Card at either location.  Last day to turn in your card is July 30th

Winner will be contacted by phone on  August 13th


Non-Fiction Reader Challenge

June 7th-July 30th        

Read a non-fiction book of your choice, write a review and enter it into a drawing for a prize at the end of the summer.  To register, pick up a Reader Challenge Review sheet at either location. Each review is an entry for a chance to win.

Deadline-  July 30th.  The winner will be contacted by phone on August 13th

Composting and Recycling

June 8-July 30th Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m.  

Virtual (link available soon!)

This summer, Matt  Burneisen from the McDowell County Cooperative Extension is going to teach us about composting and recycling.  

Bullet Journal Basics 

July 1st-July 30th  Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. 

Virtual (link available soon!)

Let’s get our schedule organized in a beautiful, creative and personal way!  Sofia Salerno will show us how to create a bullet journal.  Register by June 15th


June 8th– July 30th Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m.  

Virtual (click here to view the videos)

Our very own Donna Huffman from the Old Fort Branch will teach us how to knit.  Learn what needles to use and what kind of yarn you’ll need for your project.     

  • Hours

    Marion Library

    Mon, Wed, Fri: 10-5:30
    Tue, Thu: 10-7
    Saturday: 11-5
    Sunday: Closed
    Holiday Hours

    Old Fort Library

    Monday: Closed
    Tues: 10-7
    Wed, Fri: 10-5:30
    Thursday: 10-7
    Saturday: 11-5
    Sunday: Closed
    Holiday Hours

  • Get in touch

    Marion Library

    Phone 828-652-3858
    Fax 828-652-2098

    Old Fort Library

    Phone 828-668-7111
    Fax 828-668-4013

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  • Find us

    Marion Library

    90 W Court St
    Marion, NC 28752

    Old Fort Library

    65 E Mitchell St
    Old Fort, NC 28762