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Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library
249 Frank Allen Rd
Cashiers, NC 28717

Fax: 828-743-1638

Librarian: Serenity Richards

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Open five days a week, the Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library serves the area's residents with...

• Latest best-sellers

• Movies, music, CDs & tapes

• Free internet access

• Comfortable reading area

• Great children's space

• Information center

• Magazines & newspapers

More about the library

Library Closings


The library will be closed for training on Monday, September 29. Please check the calendar on the home page of this website for holiday closings.




Free Movies At The Library


Free movies for adults & teens are shown on Thursdays a month at 3:45 pm. Call the Library for the movie titles. Movies are shown in the media room on an 8 x 10 ft. screen with state of the art surround sound. Free popcorn and refreshments provided. Movies are free, but donations are accepted. This series is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.


Lego Club


The Library has started a family Lego Club. Please join your young persons for an explosion of imagination designing your masterpiece for display. An adult must stay with the child.


The Lego Family Club for kids 3 years and up will meet on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 3:30 pm.



R.E.A.D. Program


The Library is hosting therapy dogs for children to read to. The program is at 3:30 pm on Wednesdays, but please call the library for more information and to confirm schedules for the R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dogs) program.


Puppet showJust for Kids — Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library has a kids library that’s separate from the adult section, with puppet theater, lots of books, and computers for children through middle-school age.

During the week, there are special programs for pre-schoolers and home-schoolers. And the Reading Rover brings the library to pre-schoolers and day care providers throughout the area.

Free Internet acessFree Internet access is available on six public access computers to all library visitors with a current photo ID. Access time is limited on busy days and is on a first come, first served basis. Printing from the computer is also available at 25¢ a page.


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  Tue 10 am - 5;30 pm
  Wed 10 am - 5:30 pm
  Thu 10 am - 8 pm
  Fri 10 am - 4 pm
  Sat 10 am - 4 pm
  Sun Closed  
  Mon Closed  



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