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LIBRARY CONTACT INFORMATION

240 E. Main Street
Forest City, NC 28043

Phone: 828-248-5224
Fax: 828-248-5214
Email: fclib@townofforestcity.com
LIBRARY DIRECTOR: Denise Strickland

LIBRARY HOURS

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

  • Storytime

  • Meeting Room available for rent for private functions (inquire at library for fees and availability)

 

LINKS

nclive.org 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 CMC Library Consortium - a cooperative of county, municipal and college libraries in Rutherford County, NC.

Search our Library Catalog ONLINE, http://www.cmclibraries.org

NCDL

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.

http://www.statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us

LIBRARY POLICIES

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
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The Board of Commissioners will no longer hold their meetings at Town Hall. 

Due to ADA regulations, the meetings have been moved to the Cool Springs Administrative Office Building Auditorium

Meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Monday nights of each month at 6:00 p.m.

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View the video about Forest City history and Christmas lights here .
"For small town charm this mountain town is hard to beat- especially during the holiday season." by nctv-logo


UPCOMING EVENTS:

http://forestcityevents.com/

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Town of Forest City:



CHRISTMAS IN FOREST CITY - click here


BENNETT CLASSICS - Antique Auto Museum

RUTHERFORD COUNTY FARM MUSEUM

 

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