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Braswell Library Welcomes You

Hours of operation will be as follows:
Monday-Thursday 9am-8pm
Friday-Saturday 9am-5pm
Passport Services are Monday-Tuesday 10am-2pm by appointment 

Whitakers Library will be closed until further notice

Printing at the Library

To print to Braswell Library owned printers (printers at main library only) from your computer, smart phone, or tablet from anywhere click on the image below:

(Normal library printing charges apply, prints are one-sided only and $ .25 a page in BLACK & WHITE, $ 1.00 a page in COLOR)

For privacy reasons, the print jobs submitted through our Mobile Print services will be deleted from the queue after 2 hours.


We are currently not accepting book/dvd/cd donations at Braswell Library. We appreciate you thinking of the library and can provide a list of alternate donation sites upon request.

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Hours of Operation - Main Library


Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 8:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday Closed


Featured Events

Streaming Videos on Demand

Streaming Videos on Demand

Find streaming video Extras Channels after downloading the Libby App.

Use your library card number to login.

One checkout lasts seven days and may be streamed on demand to almost any digital device. The Extras channels:

  • Craftsy:  basic to advanced instructional crafting videos for learning techniques for fabric and yarn crafts, baking, drawing, and more.
  • The Great Courses: engaging and understandable lectures by esteemed professors, professionals, and experts in topics ranging from history, better living, science, language learning, and much more.
  • iNDIEFLIX:  pop culture movie favorites, box office hits, award-winning feature films, documentaries, and shorts.
  • Qello Concerts by Stingray  the world’s largest collection of full-length concerts and music documentaries.


Braswell Library patrons can remotely access many local, state, and nationwide newspapers 24/7 through NewsBank. Just click on a link below and type in your library card number! 

America's News: 3,500+ national news sources, 176 with full-color images, many with archives back to 1987. This includes North Carolina’s Raleigh News & Observer, Durham Herald-Sun, News & Record, and Charlotte Observer.

The Rocky Mount Telegram (Text Only) 

The Raleigh News & Observer (Full Color Available) 

Spring Hope Enterprise and Bailey News (Text Only) 

Wilson Times (Text Only)

Videos on How to Best Use NewsBank

3,600+ national news sources, 175+ with full-color images, many with archives back to 1987. In addition to Hispanic Life in America and Black Life in AmericaAmerica’s News now includes the full color image edition of USA Today and local North Carolina newspapers.

USA Today (full color available)

Mini Calendar

Popular NC LIVE Resources

Consumer Reports

Login with your library card number to view past Consumer Report articles.

Cypress Resume

Login with your library card number to create a resume.

Data Axle (Formerly Reference USA)

Login with your library card number to view statistical information on various businesses in the United States.


Login with your library card number to view legal resources and reference materials from collaboration between LawHelpNC and Legal Aid of North Carolina.


Login with your library card number to explore information pertaining to health, wellness, medications, and supplements.

Merck Manuals

Login with your library card number to view the professional version of the Merck Manuals, defined as, "Professional Version: Detailed medical information for health care professionals and students"

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Login with your library card number to view comprehensive information relating to equity, funds, and EFTs.

Novelist Plus

Login with your library card number to explore book recommendations.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Login with your library card number to get the latest occupational outlook for your dream job.

Our State Magazine

Login with your library card number to view past issues of Our State Magazine, issues date from 1933 to 2018.

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

Popular Resources