Braswell Library Welcomes You
Hours of operation will be as follows:
Beginning July 6th we will extend our Monday-Thursday hours to 9am-8pm
Passport Services are Monday-Tuesday 10am-2pm by appointment
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.
|Monday - Thursday||9:00am - 7:00pm|
|Friday||9:00am - 5:00pm|
|Saturday||9:00am - 5:00pm|
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.
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.
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.
Streaming Videos on Demand
Find videos here: https://e-inc.overdrive.com/collections/featured/4
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, add our library, and look for “Extras” to get started!
Select a channel and watch as many videos as you like for seven days on that channel. You can only watch one channel per seven day period.
Video channels available:
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 – Full-length and Short Films, classic TV
Stringray Qello - Concerts and music documentaries.