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Welcome to The Book Cellar!

Bookstore Announcements:

Attention: Due to restrictions in place as a result of Western Piedmont Community Colleges’ response the Covid-19 virus, the WPCC Bookstore will be CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC BEGINNING 5:00 pm, THURSDAY MARCH 19th UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. 

At this time online orders have been suspended until the bookstore will re-open. All information listed under the Textbook Lookup feature is current but is also subject to change. Please see the Western Piedmont Community College main web page (homepage link: CLICK HERE) for updates to this developing situation and please check back for updated information about when the Bookstore will re-open. Thank you for your consideration and patience.

Any direct inquiries and questions can be sent to the Bookstore’s email: or directly to the Bookstore Manager: Kristina Rasmussen You can also submit questions under “Contact Us” on the WPCC Bookstore’s main page.

* SUMMER 2020 Financial Aid and 3rd Party Purchase Dates:

Thursday, May 21-                    8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Friday, May 22-                          8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Monday, May 25-                       CLOSED

Tues-Thurs, May 26-28-            8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Friday, May 29-                          8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Hours when classes are not in session:

Monday-Thursday:    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday:                        8:00 am - 3:00 pm


The Western Piedmont Community College bookstore is known as The Book Cellar. It is organized as a service to students which enables them to purchase books and supplies essential for the attainment of their educational goals. The Bookstore strives to hold student costs to a minimum and ensures that the mark-up of textbooks shall be reasonable and consistent with the mark-up prevailing among other North Carolina community colleges.

The Bookstore is committed to offering customers knowledgeable and courteous customer service. We are located on the main campus of WPCC: 1001 Burkemont Avenue, Morganton NC 28655. On campus we are in the bottom floor of Hildebrand Hall, Room 33.

The Bookstore operates on the WPCC holiday/inclement weather/emergency closings schedule. Bookstore operating hours subject to change when classes are not in session. Call 828-448-3186 for hours of operation. 

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