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No baking class needed, just a library card!

Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library invites our members to take part in the world's largest book club – the Big Library Read program – which connects millions of readers with the same eBook at the same time.

From Thursday through March 30... Read More


We hope you will join us Monday, March 6 for the Clayton Town Council meeting beginning 6:30 p.m. at The Clayton Center, 111 East Second Street in Downtown Clayton.

You can view the full agenda packet online here, or click here to download a PDF copy. Here are the highlights:

Hocut... Read More


Best bargains in Town: a whole grocery bag of books for practically nothing!  

The non-profit Friends of the Library, Inc. is gearing up to host its Spring book sale at Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library to help support the Clayton Library.  Fiction, nonfiction, inspirational, cookbooks, tex... Read More


In their latest push to spread the joy of rugby in our area, several Clayton Rugby Football Club players dropped by Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library last week to donate a selection of books about the sport to our collection.

The books range from “R is for Rugby” – which t... Read More


Bring the magic of books alive with a new digital resource available from Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library, the Town of Clayton’s municipal library. 

Starting today, you’ll be able to access more than 3,000 eBooks, 689 audiobooks and 37 streaming videos and Read-Along’s&hellip... Read More


All Town of Clayton facilities will be closed Monday, Jan. 16 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Emergency police, fire and rescue services may be reached by calling 9-1-1.

The closures include The Clayton Center, Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library, the Clayton Community Center and Town Hall &m... Read More


 Town of Clayton Facilities Back to Normal Hours Wednesday
Garbage, Recycling & Yard Waste Collection Caught Up & Running Normal Days!
Get those Containers to the Curb on Your Normal Pick-up Days! 

Clayton may not have seen the 5 to 9 inches of predicted snow, but the ... Read More

We can't help but think this colorful scene of smiling children and parents is exactly the vision Mrs. Lucile Ellington Hocutt had when she deeded her home to the Town of Clayton in 1965 for a future library. Now, after more than four decades and numerous expansions, Hocutt-Elling... Read More



Town of Clayton facilities will be CLOSED Friday, Dec. 23 through Tuesday, Dec. 27 - re-opening on Wednesday, Dec. 28.  


We'll also be CLOSED Monday, January 2, for New Year's - re-opening Tuesday, January... Read More


All Town of Clayton facilities will be closed Friday, Nov. 11 for Veterans Day.

Emergency police, fire and rescue services may be reached by calling 9-1-1.

The closures include The Clayton CenterHocutt-Ellington Memorial Library, the Clayton Community Center and Town Hall —... Read More

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