Welcome the Town of Clayton, North Carolina

We're still closed but looking to have a LIMITED OPENING on June 22nd. 

For now, you check out books online and then come and pick them up curbside! Click here for the details about Curbside Book Pickup and come grab some great reads!

Also, the book drop is back open for you to return books and materials checked out prior to our COVID-19 closure - PLEASE GET THEM IN NOW!!

Our Summer Reading Program will be VIRTUAL this summer - check out all the fun for kids, teens and adults! 

While our doors will be closed, our online library is always open with hundreds of eBooks, audio books and more! Go to our OverDrive library, our e-iNC library and our special NC children's online library Town residents can click here to sign up for a FREE library card remotely and get full access to our online catalog!





Children playing hero with masks at the Every Hero Has a Story Summer Reading Program at the Clayton Library
Exciting programs services, storytimes, events, book signings, book fairs, and fundraisers - mark your calendar!


Photo of a magnifying glass being held up to a book.
Find that book or eBook you’ve been hunting for with this simple search tool.


Black and white photo from the 50's of snow covered Lombard Street and a horse drawn carriage from the Sam Robertson collection.
Take a walk back in time. Learn about the history of the library, see historical photos of Clayton and how to visit the Clayton History Room.


Photo of Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library
Click here to find out how to get a library card, use our services, reserve the meeting room and more!
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