Service Modifications

Effective Saturday, March 28th, Rowan Public Library will follow new operating hours. All three branches, Headquarters in Salisbury, East Branch in Rockwell, and South Branch in China Grove, will have the same hours. The new hours are Monday – Friday 9 am to 6 pm, closed Saturday and Sunday. For more information about library hours and services, email or visit

Effective March 31, Library operations were limited to curbside only. Library facilities, including computer labs, are closed to the public.

Effective April 13, Curbside Pick Up is by appointment only. Call your nearest branch to make an appointment.

Effective April 30, all materials checked out since March 13 are due June 30, 2020. For a full summary of RPL’s current service modifications, please review this April 30 letter from Director Oleen.

RPL has  added a new central line to help with phone traffic. For tele-reference assistance, call: 

980-432-8670 for RPL’s Central Line 

704-216-8243 for RPL Headquarters (Salisbury)

704-216-7840 for RPL East (Rockwell)

704-216-7730 for RPL South (China Grove)