Locations & Hours

Rutherford County Library

255 Callahan Koon Road
Spindale, NC 28160

Phone: 828.287.6115
Fax: 828.287.6119

Hours:
Monday: 9:30am – 5:30pm
Tuesday: 9:30am – 5:30pm
Wednesday: 9:30am – 5:30pm
Thursday: 9:30am – 7pm
Friday: 9:30am – 5:30pm
Saturday: 10am – 3pm

Haynes Branch Library

2669 Hwy 221A
Mooresboro, NC 28114

Phone: 828.288.4039
Fax: 828.287.6419

Hours:
Monday: 10am – 6pm
Tuesday: 10am – 6pm
Wednesday: 10am – 5pm
Thursday: 10am – 6pm
Friday: 10am – 6pm
Saturday: 10am – 1pm

Mountains Branch Library

150 Bill’s Creek Road
Lake Lure, NC 28746

Phone: 828.287.6392
Fax: 828.287.6418

Hours:
Monday: 10am – 6pm
Tuesday: 10pm – 6pm
Wednesday: 10am – 3pm
Thursday: 10am – 6pm
Friday: 10am – 6pm
Saturday: 10am – 3pm

Rutherford County Library

255 Callahan Koon Road
Spindale, NC 28160

Phone: 828.287.6115
Fax: 828.287.6119

Hours:
Monday: 9:30am – 5:30pm
Tuesday: 9:30am – 5:30pm
Wednesday: 9:30am – 5:30pm
Thursday: 9:30am – 7pm
Friday: 9:30am – 5:30pm
Saturday: 10am – 3pm

Haynes Branch Library

2669 Hwy 221A
Mooresboro, NC 28114

Phone: 828.288.4039
Fax: 828.287.6419

Hours:
Monday: 10am – 6pm
Tuesday: 10am – 6pm
Wednesday: 10am – 5pm
Thursday: 10am – 6pm
Friday: 10am – 6pm
Saturday: 10am – 1pm

Mountains Branch Library

150 Bill’s Creek Road
Lake Lure, NC 28746

Phone: 828.287.6392
Fax: 828.287.6418

Hours:
Monday: 10am – 6pm
Tuesday: 10pm – 6pm
Wednesday: 10am – 3pm
Thursday: 10am – 6pm
Friday: 10am – 6pm
Saturday: 10am – 3pm

Meeting Rooms

Looking for a space for group meetings or activities?  The Haynes Branch and Mountains Branch libraries have community rooms available for public use.  Use the links below to download the policy and request form for each.

Click here to view/download the Haynes Branch Library meeting room policy and request form.

Click here to view/download the Mountains Branch Library meeting room policy and request form.

Volunteer Opportunities

The library welcomes volunteers ages 13 and over who are looking to make a positive impact on our community! Learn new skills and share your knowledge with others. Visit our Volunteer page for information on the various positions available and to submit an application.

Purchase Suggestion

Have a suggestion for a book, audiobook, or movie that you would like to see added to the library’s collection?  Click below to fill out our Purchase Suggestion form.

Policies

Click here to view a copy of the Foothills Consortium Policy Manual.

Click here to view a copy of the Rutherford County Library System Collection Development Policy (which includes the Request for Reconsideration form).

Strategic Plan

Click here to view a copy of the Rutherford County Library System’s 2022 – 2027 strategic plan.

Little Libraries

The library is proud to sponsor several “little libraries” around the county. These operate as free book exchanges…take a book, leave a book. The library will also periodically stock the libraries with additional titles suitable for children, teens, and adults. Special thanks to Rutherford County Woodworkers Association and Rutherford County Visual Arts Guild for their work in building and painting the little libraries. Click the location names below for a map:

Honeysuckle Park in Cliffside
Golden Valley Community Clubhouse
Whitehouse Community Clubhouse
Gilkey Community Center
American Legion Post 74

Library Board of Trustees

District #1 – James Edwards, chairperson
District #2 – Jack Elliott
District #3 – Ernestine Lewis
District #4 – Angelo Parks
District #5 – Bonnie Worcester
County Commissioner Representative – David Hunt

Trustee Meeting Schedule:
Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are held at 289 N. Main St. Rutherfordton, NC 28139 at 11:30am.

Meetings for 2024:
January 23
April 23
July 23
October 22

Little Libraries

The library is proud to sponsor several “little libraries” around the county. These operate as free book exchanges…take a book, leave a book. The library will also periodically stock the libraries with additional titles suitable for children, teens, and adults. Special thanks to Rutherford County Woodworkers Association and Rutherford County Visual Arts Guild for their work in building and painting the little libraries. Click the location names below for a map:

Honeysuckle Park in Cliffside
Golden Valley Community Clubhouse
Whitehouse Community Clubhouse
Gilkey Community Center
American Legion Post 74

Library Board of Trustees

District #1 – James Edwards, chairperson
District #2 – Jack Elliott
District #3 – Ernestine Lewis
District #4 – Angelo Parks
District #5 – Bonnie Worcester
County Commissioner Representative – David Hunt

Trustee Meeting Schedule:
Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are held at 289 N. Main St. Rutherfordton, NC 28139 at 11:30am.

Meetings for 2024:
January 23
April 23
July 23
October 22