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You may have up to 100 items charged to your card at one time.
We try to make the library a welcoming place, but it is important to remember that all library buildings are public buildings, with people coming and going all day. Library staff is not responsible for children who may be at the library by themselves. Children age 8 or under must be in the immediate presence of a parent, sibling or caregiver or other responsible person age 16 or older at all times while on library property. Children between the ages of 9 and 11 must have a parent, sibling or caregiver or other responsible person age 16 or older in the library building at all times.
Child Safety Policy.
Absolutely. Simply call the library you wish to tour and someone on staff will be happy to arrange it.
Find your library.
The Statesville Main Library is located at 201 North Tradd Street in Statesville, NC 28677. The Harmony Branch Library is located at 3393 Harmony Highway, Harmony, NC 28634. The Troutman Branch Library is located at 215 W Church Street, Troutman, NC 28166.
Library hours are currently 9-6 Monday through Saturday at all locations
Library locations and hours.
The telephone number for the Main Library in Statesville is 704-878-3090. The telephone number for the Harmony Branch Library is 704-546-7086. The telephone number for the Troutman Branch Library is 704-528-2682. You can find other telephone numbers in the library directory.
All library locations are closed on Sunday.
We love volunteers! The library has many different volunteer opportunities, from shelving returned books to assisting in the local history room to helping out with programs for children. To apply as a library volunteer, follow the link below to the Iredell County Employment Opportunities page. Volunteer openings are listed under Library.
Iredell County Employment Opportunities.
NC Cardinal is a network of public libraries across North Carolina that have joined together to share books, resources and library cards.
You can request that the book be sent to the Statesville, Harmony or Troutman library’ Just click on the Place Hold button beside that item. The system will ask for your barcode and PIN number, then check about your pickup location, etc., then place the hold.
Besides having access to many more books, you will have more control over your library account. For example, you may choose to keep an ongoing list of items that you check out. Your checkout history lists are private - not available to library staff - and each individual user makes the decision whether to keep such a list. Also, you can choose to receive automatic renewal notices via email or to be notified that holds are available for pickup via email or text messaging notice. You can also reset your password to whatever you choose. You can create and save lists of books you want to read, favorite authors, etc. and these lists never expire.
Self-check allows you to check out your books quickly using a self-check station in the library. You simply scan your library card, place your books on the check-out station, and you're done.
The self-check system uses Radio Frequency IDentification (RFID) technology. A small chip in each book has the book’s identification number. When you place your book on the self-check station, it reads the number of the book from the RFID chip and checks the book out to your library card.
It’s fast. You can check out a book and be ready to go in less than 30 seconds.
It’s easy. Just scan your library card, place your books on the checkout pad, and you’re done. You can even check out more than one book at a time; put a stack of books on the checkout pad, and they are all checked out in seconds.
It’s convenient. No more waiting in line to check-out books. And it’s private; only you see what you’re borrowing.
Use the Account button to check your library account, including the books you have checked out. You can even print a list of all the books checked out to your library card.
Use the Renew button to renew books checked out to your library card, even if you don’t have the book with you.
Yes. No information about you or the books you check out is saved on the chip in each book. The only data on the chip is the same number that’s on the barcode label we’ve always used to check out books.
No. Self-check will free the library staff to provide new and better services, such as helping you find the books you want, providing classes on using the library to enrich your life, and reaching out into the community to bring the library to preschool children, students in schools, and older adults unable to visit the library.
No problem. You can still bring your books to the desk to be checked out, just as you’ve always done. The choice is yours.
Just ask any library staff member for help. We’d love to show you how it works and answer any questions you have.
Free library accounts automatically created for all Iredell County students enrolled in public or charter schools.
No fines or late fees! Students are solely responsible for lost or damaged items.
Students have access to up to 25 library materials, plus eBooks and eAudiobooksthrough Overdrive, and a plethora of online library resources.
Nothing. Students and teachers in any public or charter school in Iredell County automatically have StudentAccess accounts they can use through their student ID numbers
Use your student ID number for the barcode and the last four digits of the student ID number as your PIN.
You can only have 25 print or audio library items checked out on these accounts at any one time. Also, you can't request items from NC Cardinal libraries via resource sharing.
Students can access eBooks and eAudiobooks and magazines through Overdrive, stream videos through the Just for Kids Streaming Collection, and access online databases including Learning Express Library, NCLive, and much more.
Most books check out for 28 days at a time, with the option for three automatic renewals barring other holds on the item. All check out policies will be the same on these accounts as they would be on regular ICPL cards.
Yes. The student ID number and pin will log them into library computers just as a regular library card can.
Yes. Students can log in via the ICPL website with their student ID number and pin to view the items checked out on their account, as well as to renew or request items.
No. Even though the items on the account will appear overdue, no fines should be accumulating on the account. However, if an item is lost or damaged the cost of the item will be attached to the student's account barring them from use until the item is returned or the cost is paid.
Students will be permitted to renew items up to three times. After the due date of the final renewal, students will have 90 days to return the item before it gets marked as lost.
Yes. The two accounts are not connected and in no way affect one another.
Yes. A parent or guardian simply needs to complete an opt-out form and return it to their local library branch or school. Forms are available at either the library or their school.