As our community’s place to connect, explore and grow, the Catawba County Library empowers lives and builds community by bringing people, information, and ideas together. As a community center of excellence, our goal is to fuel citizens’ passion for reading, personal growth, and learning, by creating welcoming, vibrant, comfortable, and secure library spaces. We work together as a community to make our libraries safe and comfortable places to visit and work, and we appreciate your partnership in this effort. Catawba County Libraries inspire the joy of reading, life-long learning, cultural appreciation, creative thinking, and promote economic development and individual growth through comprehensive resources, a knowledgeable and responsive staff, innovative technologies, and welcoming facilities. As a public gathering place organized around public service and the transfer of information and ideas, the library is a unique, neutral community space for social interaction and engagement, easily accessible, with distinct resources, and rich in content and experience. We contribute to a healthy community where people come together in ways that level social inequities and promote community engagement and social connection.