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 ( Thursday, 20 November 2014 12:53 )   GoogleNews

All NWRL branches will be closed Thursday, November 27th and Friday, November 28th for the Thanksgiving holiday.  Libraries will reopen at their regular time on Saturday, November 29th.

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.

Thanks to the sold out crowd at the second annual NWRL Mystery Dinner Theater, we have reached our goal for e-book fundraising!  Thank you Airmont Florist, First Baptist Church of Mount Airy, Friends of the Mount Airy Public Library and the Alleghany County Public Library, Granite City Florist, the local actors who donated their time and talent, Mount Airy Public Library Board of Trustees, Northwestern Regional Library Board, Northwestern Regional Library staff members, caterer Sue Cook and her staff, director Jane Tesh, and playwright Vicky Town.

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

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Upcoming Events

Mon Nov 24 @ 9:00AM -
Annual Booksale
Mon Nov 24 @10:00AM - 12:00PM
Medicare Plans Assistance
Walnut Cove
Mon Nov 24 @10:00AM - 11:00AM
Miss Cindy's Preschool Storytime
Mon Nov 24 @10:00AM -
New Horizons Adult Programming
East Bend
Mon Nov 24 @11:00AM - 12:00PM
7 Steps to College
Mon Nov 24 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
NaNoWriMo Write In
Mount Airy
Mon Nov 24 @ 6:30PM - 08:00PM
Alzheimers Discussion
Tue Nov 25 @11:00AM - 12:00PM Workshop
Tue Nov 25 @12:00PM - 01:00PM
Knitting Class
Tue Nov 25 @ 6:00PM - 09:00PM
Alleghany Junk to Punk Makers

NWRL Overdrive


NC Government Link

Juvenile eBooks

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