Library Closed

Update: McCord Memorial Library will remain closed until further notice.

Check out for some online activities:
Poetry month
Camp NaNoWriMo
Krafts with Kathy

Plus a variety of resources collected by our staff
All Library Internet Resources*

*note some require your library card, some require account set up. All are free

Stay safe everyone, and have a nice day.

National Library Week 2020

Though our doors are closed, our library is still here. This week, join us as we help you find your libary at your place.

Today: 4/20

  • National Library Week Day 1: Connect to your library
  • Find us on our website, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter


  • National Library Week Day 2: Meet the library staff
  • Library staff appreciation day


  • National Library Week Day 3: Learn something new with your library
  • Join us for Krafts with Kathy


  • National Library Week Day 4: Express yourself with your library
  • Lets learn about our Poetry contest
  • Post art, photos, etc.


  • National Library Week Day 5: Share your thoughts with your library
  • Review your favorite book


  • National Library Week Day 6: Build community with your library
  • Learn about Local volunteering efforts in North East, places to donate masks

Connect with us!
Find us on
Facebook at
Twitter at

Our website is

We also have some facebook groups that you are welcome to check out

March Book Madness

March Book Madness:

A Tournament of Books!

14 books face off to find the best book

Vote online and in the library

The winners are:

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

On the Come Up by Angie Thomas

  • 1st Round March 1-8
  • 2nd Round March 9-15
  • 3rd Round March 16-22
  • 4th Round March 23-31

Both Young Adult and Adult brackets available

Meet the Finalists!

Adult Bracket

  1. Delia Owens Where the Crawdads Sing
  2.  Kevin Wilson Nothing to See Here
  3. Sally Rooney Normal People
  4. Esmé Weijun Wang The Collected Schizophrenias
  5. Elizabeth Strout Olive, Again
  6. Margaret Atwood The Testaments
  7. Mary Beth Keane Ask Again, Yes
  8. Carly Simon Touched by the Sun
  9. Chanel Miller Know My Name
  10. Colson Whitehead The Nickel Boys
  11. Ann Patchett The Dutch House
  12.  Michelle Obama Becoming
  13. Tara Westover Educated: A Memoir
  14. Rachel Hollis Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies

Young Adult Bracket

  1. Five Feet Apart by Rachel Lippincott
  2. On the Come Up  by Angie Thomas
  3. Two can keep a secret by Karen McManus
  4. The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys
  5. Again, but Better by Christine Riccio
  6. The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson
  7. American Royals by Katherine McGee
  8. The Rest of the Story by Sara Dessen
  9. Internment by Samira Ahmed
  10. The Princess and the Fangirl by Ashely Poston
  11. Frankly in Love by David Yoon
  12. Serious Moonlight by Jenn Bennett
  13. Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds
  14. Lovely War by Julie Berry

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