“The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man."

-T.S. Eliot


Our Bookmobile provides schools and hard to reach patrons with access to our collection. Call (828) 837-2025 if you would like to make use of this service.

Now announcing two ways to use your library!

Curbside Service

 Pickup of Books, Movies, Audiobooks, etc...​​

Printing (send to email listed in 'Locations')

Copying and Fax service (Call your library for rates) 

  • Click Here to see location information

  • Click Here to search our Catalog

  • Please call your library or place holds on your online account and we will call you to schedule a pickup!

  • To place a hold, click 'Account Login' from our menu. If you are unsure about how to place a hold, click here

Express Use

Beginning Monday, March 8, 2021

  • 30 Minute in-person browsing and holds pickup

  • 1-hour computer use

We require the following:

  • Masks covering the nose and mouth are required inside the building at all times. 

  • You must sanitize your hands at the door when arriving.

  • You will be asked general health questions.

  • We will perform a temperature check as you come in.

  • Seating will only be provided for computer use

  • If accompanied by children, remain with them at all times. Please do not leave them unattended.

  • Bathrooms are closed to the public.



If you cannot follow the requirements provided, please make use of our curbside service instead. We will not provide exceptions to these requirements for in-person services. Visit www.nrlibrary.org/locations for location information.



Welcome to our new website. While we are under development please take a look at our old site HERE


Here at Nantahala Regional Library, we are driven by a single goal; we provide the residents of Cherokee, Clay, and Graham Counties in North Carolina with collections and services to aid in the pursuit of information, education, recreation, and creative development.



11 Blumenthal St, Murphy, NC 28906, USA

(828) 837-2025