Limited-Time Remote Access For Genealogy Research

Access to Ancestry Library Edition has been temporarily expanded to library cardholders working remotely, courtesy of ProQuest and its partner Ancestry. Remote access will be available until the end of April and will be re-evaluated monthly as needed.  Click to visit Ancestry Library Edition.  If you do not have a PIN on your library account, contact us at or on Facebook Messenger @RutherfordCountyLibrary.

Virtual Story Time

New “Story Time” videos will be posted every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.  Enjoy!

Curbside Library Service Suspended Effective March 27th @ 5pm

Due to the Stay At Home order issued by Rutherford County and towns, the library will suspend our Curbside Library Service until further notice.  To read the full order, please go to the county’s website ( or click here for the complete document.

Library staff will be monitoring the library’s email address ( and Facebook Page (@RutherfordCountyLibrary).  Feel free to contact us if you have questions or problems using any of our online resources or need assistance with online research.

Library Services

Children’s Services
Clubs, Groups & Activities
Kits & Specality Items
Makerspace Services
Online Resource Links
REaD Access
Technology Services

Featured Events & Resources

All programs and events are currently suspended.  See our COVID-19 Resources page for links to health, educational, and buisness information.

North Carolina Digital Library & NC Kids Digital Library

eBooks and eAudiobooks for all ages!

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NC Kids Digital Library

REaD Access

Our REaD Access program provides all Rutherford County students access to numerous library materials and resources through partnerships with the local traditional public, charter, and private schools.  Click below for more information.

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