Northwestern Regional Library

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Welcome to the North Carolina Northwestern Regional Library Website

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The Northwestern Regional Library system includes thirteen member libraries in Alleghany, Stokes, Surry and Yadkin counties
of North Carolina.

The area spans over 1,500 square miles in the beautiful foothills
and mountains of northwestern North Carolina.

The library staff looks forward to serving you through our print resources and latest technology. Please contact any branch library for your informational and educational needs.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 21 October 2014 13:22 )   GoogleNews

NC Live now has the Home Grown eBook Collection which has more than 1,200 titles from North Carolina publishers.  Click here to start browsing!  

NC Live will also be launching new links in January 2015.  To get a preview of what new links NC Live will be offering, click here.

The second annual NWRL Mystery Dinner Theater will be held for one night only, Friday, November 7 at the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall in Mount Airy at 6:30 pm.  Tickets are $20 and are available at all NWRL branches.  All proceeds raised will support services in our area libraries.

For the first time Northwestern Regional Library has digital local history items on  The Digital Heritage Center supports community engagement and lifelong learning by promoting and increasing access of the historical collections and North Carolina‚Äôs cultural heritage through digitization.  The Center is supported by the State Library of North Carolina, with funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library and Services and Technology Act, and by the UNC-Chapel Hill University Library.

Chatham Blanketeer

King High School Yearbooks

Yadkin County Scrapbooks

East Bend Centennial Scrapbook

Yadkin County Yearbooks

King Yearbook


NWRL is proud to launch the year long Geek the Library campaign.  This community-based campaign will raise the awareness of the importance of library funding.  Stop by your local NWRL branch and see what we're geeking!

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The Mount Airy Public Library has been given a new collection of books and DVDs dealing with grief.  The donation was made thanks to Josh Armstrong, the grief counselor at the Mountain Valley Hospice.  The resources are available for check out in a special section and may be checked out through any of the 13 NWRL branches.  For more information, please contact the Mount Airy Public Library.

Click on the links below to find out more information about the Affordable Care Act.

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Staff Picks


Click here to see what books have the NWRL staff all abuzz!

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Upcoming Events

Walnut Cove
Sat Oct 25 @10:00AM - 11:00AM
Sing Along Storytime
Walnut Cove
Sat Oct 25 @10:00AM - 11:00AM
Monster Mash
Sat Oct 25 @10:00AM - 02:00PM
Early Voting
Sat Oct 25 @10:30AM -
It's the Annual Monster Smash
Sat Oct 25 @ 1:00PM -
Blue Ridge Read Event
Mon Oct 27 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Friends of the Boonville Community Public Library
Mount Airy
Mon Oct 27 @ 8:30AM - 08:00PM
Pumpkin Decorating Contest begins
Walnut Cove
Mon Oct 27 @10:00AM - 11:00AM
Miss Cindy's Preschool Storytime
Mon Oct 27 @11:00AM - 06:00PM
Early Voting
East Bend
Mon Oct 27 @ 2:00PM -
Halloween BINGO

NWRL Overdrive


NC Government Link

Juvenile eBooks

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