Library Reopening updates & COVID-19 Resources
Adjusted Services and Planning Your Visit
Due to current COVID-19 levels, McDowell County Public Libraries will be offering curbside service only beginning January 7th at 3:00 p.m.
Browsing and computers are temporarily unavailable. When COVID-19 levels lower from ‘critical’ to ‘substantial’ we will resume previous services. We’re grateful for your patience with us.
Services we will continue offering curbside:
- Remote Printing
- Finding and checking out recommended materials.
- Fulfilling hold requests.
- Looking up information for patrons.
- Outside wi-fi (Park and Learn service)
To learn more, visit our how-to guide to sending your print requests to the library from anywhere.
Resources Available from Anywhere
Note: To access these resources, you must have a library card, know your PIN, and your account must be in good standing.
Downloadable Books and Audio Books
Learning & Current Events
McDowell County COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Hotline
McDowell County Emergency Management has opened a non-emergency call center for questions concerning COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
The number for the COVID-19 Hotline is 828-559-9683 or 527-6687. The current hours for the hotline are from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The number is for non-emergency information for the public concerning the Coronavirus.
If you have an emergency, please call 911.
To access information and register for emergency childcare
throughout WNC visit: https://ymcawnc.org/emergency-childcare
North Carolina Resources:
NC Coronavirus Hotline for Citizen Questions: