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About Pack Memorial

Pack Memorial Library is located in downtown Asheville and is the main branch in the Buncombe County Public Library System. The first Pack Library was built and named for George Willis Pack in 1911. The new, 56,000-square foot facility was built in 1978 and renovated in 2012.

It has over 150,000 items available for perusal and free check out including books, periodicals, CDs, DVDs, and research materials. It also features internet access, free Wi-Fi, word processing, and photocopy services. Pack Memorial is also home to the Bookends Used Book Store, the North Carolina Room, Lord Auditorium, and the Thomas Wolfe Collection.

Location & Hours

Pack Memorial Library


E: Pack Memorial Library
P: (828) 250-4700

67 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801

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Hours of Operation

Sunday & Monday

10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Pack Memorial

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