About Us

The Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library is a welcoming space for building community and connecting people to ideas and resources!

Through educational programs for all ages, including the Summer Reading Program, year-round book clubs, and storytimes, the members of the Clayton community are connecting with their neighbors at the library. Come meet our staff, explore our collections and join us for special events at the Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library in Downtown Clayton.

Meet Our Library Staff

How the Clayton Library Began

Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library had its humble beginnings in a single room of the old Town Hall building. Learn about our wonderful history!

Our Mission, Vision, Values, and Goals

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