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Braswell Memorial Library: Home

Public Web Site

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

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)

Hours of Operation - Main Library


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


Digital Literacy Training

Popular Resources


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

Check out Black Life in America, a new resource for exploring the experience and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media, 1704 to today. Discover hard-to-find articles from historical and current sources with information on people, issues, and events that shaped and continue to influence conversations about race, equity and diversity. Remote access is available 24/7 on any device through the library website here

Streaming Videos on Demand

Streaming Videos on Demand

Find videos here:

You will need your library card number to login.

You can also binge-watch a special, streaming video channel in the Libby app. Download the free app and add our library!

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!


Job Opportunity

Part Time Information Services Associate (Click here for details)

Under the supervision of the Department Manager, he or she will provide customer service including reference and computer help in the Information Services Department. This position will work two evenings per week and every other Saturday. Hours may change to meet the needs of the library. More information available here.

Job Opportunity

Branch Library Associate: Whitakers Public Library (Click here for details)

Braswell Library has an opening for a Branch Associate to work at Whitakers Public Library. He or she will work independently providing library services for members of the community. The incumbent will follow library policies and procedures to create a safe and welcoming environment. Branch Associates are responsible for housekeeping duties at their location. More information available here.

Job Opportunity

Part Time Youth Services Associate (Click here for details)

The incumbent in this position will be a member of the Youth Services team. Under the supervision of the Department Manager, he or she will provide customer services including, reader’s advisory, helping children and adults find books and other materials, helping patrons use the computers, and assisting with program activities. More information available here.