About the library


Alexander County, “The Gem of North Carolina” is located in the Foothills of western NC.  In the quaint town of Taylorsville, the Alexander County Library is conveniently located one block from the Courthouse and Post Office.  Director, Laura Crooks, and the library staff invite you to visit!

The mission of the Alexander County Library is to improve the quality of life in Alexander County by providing the best library services, collections, and programs possible, in accordance with the library’s role as an educational institution.

The Alexander County Library has served this area since 1967, and, currently, over 16,000 people are cardholders.


Some of the services you can find  FREE  at the library:

Books, Movies, Music, Newspapers, and Magazines

Public Access Computers

Wireless Internet Hotspot

Local History Collection

Online Databases

Educational Programs for All Ages

Answers to Questions

Opportunities for Education, Communication, and Interaction

Open Doors, Possibilities, and Smiles!

Visit today!


Library Board of Trustees, 2013:

Sarah Lail, Chair
Darren Connor, Vice-Chair
Stephanie Holland, Secretary
Maggie Breden-Taylor
Doris Stephens
Dottie Ferguson
Patti Little
Miranda Burgin
Andrew Ferguson, Liaison to the County Commissioners