Alexander County Library has an abundance of educational and
recreational materials available for your use.
If you live, work or own property
in Alexander County, you are eligible for a free library card which
gives you access to all of this:
wide variety of newspapers and magazines
Audios, CD's and DVD's
than 50,000 book titles
with internet access
of April 2, 2001, The Alexander County Library
completed a major updating with the automated library system which
replaced the old card catalog system. With the new system, library
users are able to search all of the library's 60,000 holdings with
a few keystrokes. Internet users will be able to reserve books online,
check on book due dates, etc. by accessing the library's link on
the Alexander County government website.
Alexander County Library's Local History Room contains an abundance
of material to assist local historians and genealogists as well
as individuals who are interested in our local history.
In the Local History Room you'll find:
pertaining to Alexander County, other NC counties and some other
US Census and court records for Alexander County and surrounding
backfile of The Taylorsville Times.
files on various local historical/genealogical topics.
periodicals of interest to genealogists.
computers for Internet access.
reader-printer, plus one manual microfilm reader.
Library has many wonderful offerings for children of all ages
including the Children's Library Club which meets in the Children's
Room the second Thursday of each month. The program is sponsored
by the Family, Infant and Preschool Program of Alexander County.
There are activities available for the whole family and snacks
will be provided. Children of all ages are welcome.
addition the Library has many children's videos for learning
ABC's and numbers, singing, music, nursery rhymes and animated
films; plus song and story cassette tapes and books of every
kind! And the Library's Bookmobile makes stops at several local
day care locations. Phone the Library for more details: 828-632-4058.
are invited to join "Friends of the Library",
whose membership dues help fund the addition of useful
materials for the library as needed.