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Braswell Memorial Library

Braswell Library Welcomes You

Hours of operation will be as follows:
Monday-Thursday 9am-7pm
Friday-Saturday 9am-5pm

Passport Services are Monday-Tuesday 10am-2pm by appointment

Patrons are
required to wear a mask inside the library
Hand sanitizer is available at all service desks

Computer keyboards and mice are cleaned for each use

Public meeting rooms remain closed due to COVID 19 

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)

Library Card Online

Apply for a Library Card Online!

During the current health emergency you may apply for a library card online. You must be a resident of NC and once the library opens you must be able to produce a photo ID and proof of address. The online card can be used to access all of our online resources.  Click here to apply!

 

Already have a library card and need to renew it or are having issues with it or have other questions? Phone 252-442-1951 between 9am and 7pm Monday-Thursday and 9am-5pm Friday-Saturday to speak to a library staff member.

Hours of Operation - Main Library

Hours:

Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 7:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday Closed

Featured

Job Opportunity

Raising-a-Reader Part Time Youth Services Associate (Click here for details)

If you have a passion for children and literacy, consider joining the Raising-a-Reader team at Braswell Library. Raising-a-Reader story presenters plan and deliver story time programming at child care centers and NC PreK classrooms in Nash and Edgecombe counties. They conduct pre and post program survey assessments with parents to gauge the success of the program. Working together, the team plans and conducts literacy based workshops for parents and teachers to emphasis successful story sharing techniques. Candidates invited to interview will create a story time presentation in response to a prompt. 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.

NewsBank

 

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

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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