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.


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Last Updated ( Tuesday, 27 September 2016 10:41 )  

NWRL is undergoing construction on our webpage.  We will have a new and improved website up as soon as possible.  Thank you for your patience.

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

NC LIVE is pleased to announce that 980 new ebook titles have been added to Home Grown. The new additions include a wide variety of genres, including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, short stories, young adult and popular authors such as Robert Morgan and Lee Smith.  For a full list of the 980 new eBooks click here.

To check out the new titles on Access Video on Demand c
lick here.

Need help to better manage your personal finances?  Click here to check out the website.

The Junior Library Guild had a national contest for teen book trailers.  The second place winner was from Jane Ferry of the Millennium Charter Academy in Mount Airy for the book These Shallow Graves.  Click here to see her trailer.

Keep your childrens' math skill sharp this summer.  Click here to check out a fun and education math website.

Want to read an ebook but not sure how to download it? 
Check out this tutorial:

Like the Northwestern Regional Library on Facebook!

Five of our branches have used bookstores that are open all year round. Visit them the next time you stop in at the library or are visiting their towns.  For more information, please call the bookstores' home libraries or visit the library's webpage.

*Books 'N Friends - Alleghany County Public Library
*The Next Chapter Used Book Shop - Charles H. Stone Memorial Library (Pilot Mountain)
*Back Alley Used Books - Dobson Community Library
*Apostrophe Books & More - Jonesville Public Library  
*Between the Covers - Mount Airy Public Library  ***new***

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

Mon Oct 24 @ 1:00AM - 05:00PM
Mon Oct 24 @ 6:30AM -
NaNoWriMo Kickoff
Mount Airy
Mon Oct 24 @ 8:30AM - 08:00PM
Pumpkin Decorating Contest
Pilot Mountain
Mon Oct 24 @ 3:00PM - 05:00PM
Reading to Dogs
Mount Airy
Mon Oct 24 @ 5:00PM - 06:00PM
Basic Spanish Class for adults
Pilot Mountain
Mon Oct 24 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
Adult Coloring Club
Pilot Mountain
Mon Oct 24 @ 6:00PM - 07:30PM
Community Dinner
Mount Airy
Mon Oct 24 @ 6:30PM - 08:00PM
Dewey Decimal Players present "Sleepy Hollow"
Tue Oct 25 @ 8:30AM - 05:00PM
NC Works
Pilot Mountain
Tue Oct 25 @10:00AM - 11:00AM
Preschool Storytime

NWRL Overdrive


NC Government Link

Juvenile eBooks

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