About Davidson County Public Library

The Davidson County Library Department provides library and museum services to the citizens of Davidson County. Administration, Marketing, and Technical Services Division promote and support the work of the Library Department.

Davidson County Public Library was the first county-wide library system in the State of North Carolina.  DCPL started with two library branches in 1928 and has grown to five branches, a bookmobile, and a museum. 

Mission Statement

The Library’s mission is to provide resources and services for reading, thinking, learning, and living. 

Vision Statement

Through ongoing cooperation between our libraries and neighborhoods and a growing range of services and content, we work to maintain relevant and equitable information access that is responsive to our growing community and the changing world.