About Us

Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library has a mission to enrich the quality of life for all ages and we have big plans for the future!

Through educational programs for all ages, including the Summer Reading Program, year-round book clubs, and storytimes, the members of the Clayton community are connecting with their neighbors at the library. Come meet our staff, explore our collections and join us for special events - all within the hand-painted walls of the Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library in Downtown Clayton.

Meet Our Library Staff

How the Clayton Library Began

Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library had its humble beginnings in a single room of the old Town Hall building. Learn about our wonderful history!