Henderson County North Carolina Public Library
N 35° 18.930 W 082° 27.810
17S E 366962 N 3909014
Quick Description: All libraries are great places to visit.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 11/9/2006 12:35:06 PM
Waymark Code: WMY5E
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
The Henderson County Public Library has been serving the people of our community since its doors first opened in a small facility on King Street in 1914, at which time the collection consisted of 514 books. The original building was made possible by a gift of property from Capt. Marion C. Toms and a gift of $10,000 from the Andrew Carnegie Foundation. Known originally as the Hendersonville Library, it was operated by the city until 1952, when the county assumed shared responsibility. In 1957 the county assumed full responsibility and the Library was renamed the Henderson County Public Library. To accommodate the rapidly growing needs of the community, a new larger building was opened at the present location on Washington Street in 1970. In 1990-91 new construction and renovation resulted in the present building, which opened in January 1992.
Classification of Library: Public Library (Open to all)

Internet access available: Yes - Library Terminal: Register with Library Clerk to use

Hours of Operation:
Monday thru Thursday 9 AM to 9 PM Friday and Saturday 9 AM to 6 PM Sunday 2 PM to 6 PM


Approximate date of opening.: 01/01/1914

Library Website: [Web Link]

Additional Internet Connection Options: Not listed

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