McDowell County Public Library

Checking Out Materials

Check Out Limits

You may borrow up to 99 items, except for videos and audiobooks, which are limited to 7 per borrower.

Loan periods

Books (except New Fiction), Audiobooks, CDs: 21 days

New Fiction, Magazines: 14 days

DVDs and Videos: 7 days

Late Fees 

Movies $1.00 per day per item.

Other materials $.10 per day per item.


You may renew materials in person at either location, online, or by telephone up to 4 times, unless the item is reserved for another patron.

  • 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, Wed, Fri: 10-5:30
    Thursday: 10-7
    Saturday: 12:30-5
    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