Welcome to?your Rowan County Public Library!

Library Update: Beginning on June 15, the Library building will be open! Our drive-thru window will remain open and available for patrons to pick-up items. Patrons may reserve holds online or by calling the Library (606) 784-7137.

  • The first hour 10:00 – 11:00 am will be reserved for at-risk and senior (60+) patrons.
  • Building capacity is limited to 35 people in the building at a time (not including staff members)
  • Patrons limited to 1 hour in the library.
  • Computer sessions will be limited to a 1-hour time limit on desktops only.
  • The library will not be accepting cash or checks at this time, all payments must be made using credit cards.
  • Printing, copying and faxing will be available.
  • The Genealogy Room will be available Monday – Friday by appointment only. (24 hours notice required)
  • All materials must be returned in the drive-thru book drop or in the new lobby book drop – materials returned will be quarantined for 96 hours.
  • Masks are strongly encouraged, but not required to enter the building. Masks are available upon request.
  • Bookmobile patrons may request the delivery of materials.
  • The latest magazine issues are now available for checkout.
  • Social distancing guidelines will be enforced. Most seating will be unavailable.?Traffic patterns to encourage social distancing will be established and marked.
  • Notary services will be available by appointment. (1-hour notice required)
  • Patrons who are concerned about their safety should continue to use the drive-thru services.

NEW Library Hours: Monday-Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (the first hour, 10-11, is reserved for at-risk and senior (60+) patrons)

Summer Reading Registration: Open NOW through the summer – Visit our Summer Reading page to register online or call the Library.

Browse our catalog to place holds on items for pick up at our drive-thru window. Login to your Rowan County Public Library account or use our online payment system to pay for lost items. If you need to contact us you can email, call, or message us on Facebook and we will respond as soon as we can.




Link to board member application click?here