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Hours of Operation - Main Library


Monday - Thursday 10:00am - 8:00pm
Friday 10:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday Closed

Hours of Operation - Branch Libraries

Middlesex Public Library

12480 W. Hanes Ave., Middlesex, NC 27557


Mon - Friday: 11:30 am - 5 pm


Spring Hope Public Library

101 S. Ash St., Spring Hope, NC 27882


Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs & Friday: 1pm - 5pm

Sat: 9am - 1pm

Wesley Privette Memorial Library

6280 Main St., Bailey, NC 27807

Tuesday   12:30 - 6 pm

Wednesday  12:30 pm  - 6 pm

Thursday  9:30 am - 3 pm

PHONE: 252-235-6006

Whitakers Public Library

106 W. Pippen St, Whitakers, NC 27891

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday:  11:30 am - 5:00 pm

PHONE: 252-437-1100


NCLive Home Grown Ebook Collection

Perfect for book clubs: Home Grown provides free, unlimited copies and access—no waiting in line—for books, many with Reader’s Guides. Choose Nash County/Braswell Memorial as your library and read!


Digital Literacy Training

Library Closing

Braswell Memorial Library and branches will be closed Monday May 27th for

Memorial Day.

Job Opportunities

Full Time Library Assistant for Circulation Services Department (click for job description)

Do you enjoy meeting people? Are you someone who can seamlessly manage a variety of tasks and customer inquiries? Do you enjoy the challenge of working at a busy customer service desk with multiple types of transactions? If so, please consider joining our team. Braswell Memorial Library has a position open for a customer service oriented full-time library assistant in the Circulation Department.

Responsibilities include providing circulation services,  assisting customers in the use of computers and the internet, helping people find and check out material, issuing library cards, shelving books, and maintaining library policies and procedures to create a safe and welcoming library environment. Evening and Saturday hours are required.

Two-year college degree preferred, criminal background check required. Library experience preferred. Ability to speak Spanish is a plus!

To apply, interested persons must send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to

Student Access

NRMS Students: Your Student ID Number gives you access to books and digital resources via any public library in Nash County.!  Use your number online and in your library! If your ID Number is less than ten digits add zeros at the end  to make it ten digits. The last 4 digits of your Student ID number (without the added zeros) is your PIN.  This sounds great and I want to know more!


Digital Magazines


Braswell Memorial Library offers digital emagazines for your PC, IOS device, Android device, or Kindle Fire.

Click on the banner above to set up your account and get reading today!  You will need your library card number and an email address. Look for the "Create New Account" link in the upper right corner of the page that opens after you click on the link above. Type in your library card number. Enter your information into the form that comes up. Then click on the down arrow and pick North Carolina Braswell Memorial Library.  You can then browse and view magazines or download a device app to download the magazines.

The RBDigital App gives you access to some e-books collection (mostly classics) and audiobook downloads, as well.  You can access the e-books and audiobooks direct via this link:



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