McDowell County Public Library

For Readers

Library Materials

The McDowell County Public Library offers a variety of resources in print and digital formats. This includes: books, magazines, DVDs, audio books, e-books and e-audio books.  Make sure to have your library card on hand to access these services.

NC Cardinal

Don’t have your book or DVD in stock today?  Order it through NC Cardinal.  As a member of the NC Cardinal system, you have access to roughly 5.1 million library items across the state.  If it’s available somewhere, we can have it within 5-6 business days.

e-iNC Library

Download a book or audio book at home!  Library members can check out four titles for up to 3 weeks.  Try out a bestseller or one of the Battle of the Books titles.  Not sure how to download items to your e-reader?  Staff can show you how!

Mobile Apps

Find what you’re looking for in the library from your mobile device! We offer apps for everything from free eBooks to learning a new language or skill!

  • 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