WELCOME TO MOONEYHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY
LIBRARY CONTACT INFORMATION
240 E. Main Street
Forest City, NC 28043
LIBRARY DIRECTOR: Denise Strickland
Monday - Friday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Closed Saturdays and Sundays
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Mooneyham Public Library, Forest City's municipal library began as a small collection housed in an upstairs room in Forest City's Hall and moved to its current location in 1964.
The Mooneyham Public Library is dedicated to providing free and equal access to chosen resources and reliable information and to fostering lifelong learning and joys of reading. Our services are provided in a welcoming, responsive and professional manner. The library staff welcomes your presence in our library and on our website.
OUR GOAL IS TO OFFER SERVICES
Books, audio and video cassettes, magazines are available for check out
Distribution of federal and state tax forms January through April. Limited forms available all year
Public access to the Internet and many other on-line reference sources
Wireless internet access - FREE
Accelerated Reader Collections
Fax Service available for a small fee (fax # 828-248-5214)
Copies - for a small fee
Meeting Room available for rent for private functions (inquire at library for fees and availability)
NC LIVE is a collection of databases made available to North Carolina public and academic libraries by the state of North Carolina via the Internet. These databases index encyclopedias, directories, almanacs, worldwide library catalogs, and many academically oriented magazines an journals, many of which are available in full text.
Come to a CMC Consortium Library to use NC LIVE, or to get a password to use it on your Internet computer at home.
North Carolina Libraries for Virtual Education, http://www.nclive.org
CMC Library Consortium - a cooperative of county, municipal and college libraries in Rutherford County, NC.
Search our Library Catalog ONLINE, http://www.cmclibraries.org
North Carolina Digital Library (NCDL) - Free audio books, ebooks, movies, and music downloads.*
*These may be played on devices supporting WMA format such as PCs, MP3 players, & PDAs. Movies can be played on a PC or laptop. Media are formatted in Adobe Acrobat (PDF), Mobipocket, or secure Windows Media.
Visit NCDL here http://ncdigital.lib.overdrive.com
State Library of North Carolina - provides access to state government information, the NC Center for the Book, the North Carolina ECHO project (North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, the World Wide Web's doorway to the special collections of North Carolina's libraries, archives, museums, historic sites, and other cultural institutions), e-mail reference service, youth services, NC LIVE, onlin-catalog, and the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.
Loan Periods: 2 weeks for most library materials
Renewals: Materials may be renewed in person or by telephone
Returns: Outside book returns are available for use when the library is closed.
"Libraries will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no libraries."
Anne Herbert, The Whole Earth Catalog