McDowell County Public Library

Kid’s Programs

Discover the variety of hands-on activities and programs we have scheduled for children; including weekly Game Days, Story Time for preschoolers, and reading sessions with therapy dogs!

Recommended Book Lists

Check out some recommended books from our Children’s Room staff. Join our McDowell County Public Library group on GoodReads to find out about new and exciting titles, separated into bookshelves by age, reading level, and interests!

NC Kids Digital Library

Read on the go!  NC Kids Digital Library provides over 3,700 eBooks, audiobooks, videos, and Read-Alongs for kids pre-K through 4th grade. All materials are instantly available for every child, on their home computer and everywhere on iOS, Android, Kindle, eReaders, and other mobile devices.

NC Kids Digital Library is sponsored by NCPLDA and the NC General Assembly with assistance from the State Library of NC, a division of the Dept. of Natural & Cultural Resources.

Teen Programs

Yes! The library is more than just books. Click on the above link to see all of the amazing and absolutely free programs available to teens.

Search for authoritative information on any topic for your school assignments and research.

Test Prep

Prepare for the SAT, ACT, AP Exams, and more!

  • 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