McDowell County Public Library


We’re bringing the library to you!

Our Mission:

The Bookmobile is an extension of the McDowell County Public Library.  It serves as a traveling neighborhood library providing materials and timely personal services to communities, neighborhoods, and individuals.

What does the bookmobile offer?

• Recently published fiction books, DVDs, and audiobooks • Large-print fiction
• Spanish/Bilingual books • Nonfiction (adult and juvenile)
• Picture books, easy readers, and juvenile fiction books • Free Wi-Fi
• Young adult fiction books • Donations (for patrons without library cards)

What kinds of places does the Bookmobile go to?

The Bookmobile regularly visits a variety of locations including (but not limited to):

  • Daycares/Preschools
  • Schools
  • Retirement communities
  • Athletic facilities
  • Local festivals/events
  • Apartment complexes
  • And neighborhoods all around McDowell County!

What if I don’t have a library card?

We can sign you up on the spot so you can get access to all of these resources!

Want to schedule a bookmobile visit?

Fill out the Bookmobile Request Form and we can bring a special collection of materials to match your needs.

Check the calendar to see our current list of stops.

(The Bookmobile operates on a quarterly schedule.)

  • 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