By | March 23, 2020

(Spindale, NC) – In light of increasing concerns around the spread and transmission of COVID-19, Rutherford County wants to ensure the safety of our patrons, the general public, and employees. Thus, effective Thursday, March 19, 2020 all Rutherford County Library locations will be closed to the public until further notice. We will not be accepting any book sale donations, and all library programs and meeting room usage have been suspended until further notice. This includes all regularly scheduled library programs.

During this time, we the will extend due dates for six weeks and beginning March 19th temporarily suspend the accrual of overdue fees. While the library is closed, we encourage our patrons to take advantage of the digital services we have available through our website,

www.rutherfordcountylibrary.org. Detailed information about these services is forthcoming.
For inquiries related to checkouts, placing holds, and reference services at any County Library, you can call 828-287-6115 or email us at library@rutherfordcountync.gov. A curbside service will be implemented beginning Wednesday, March 25, 2020.

Rutherford County Library is committed to the health and safety of our patrons and our staff. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding during this time. Please stay tuned to the library’s website and social media outlets for continued updates.

For questions, please call the Rutherford County Library at 828-287-6115 or email April at april.young@rutherfordcountync.gov.