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Braswell Memorial Library

Braswell Library Welcomes You 

Beginning Monday September 14th our 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 10am and 8pm Monday-Thursday and 10am-6pm 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

Hours of Operation - Branch Libraries

Middlesex Public Library

12480 W. Hanes Ave., Middlesex, NC 27557

252-419-0106

Mon - Friday: 11:30 am - 5 pm

 

Spring Hope Public Library

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

252-478-3377

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

Sat: 11am - 3pm

 

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

Featured

Job Opportunity

Circulation Services Associate (Click here for details)

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 associate 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. More information available here.

Job Opportunity

Branch Library Associate Middlesex Public Library (Click here for details)

Come Join our Team! Braswell Library has an opening for a Branch Associate to work at Middlesex 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. This is a part-time position. 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 

Spring Hope Enterprise and Bailey News (text only) 

Wilson Times (text only)

Videos on How to Best Use NewsBank

RBDIGITAL

Click on the logo above to access a selection of Ebooks, Eaudio books, and streaming video services. Read. listen, or watch on most devices!

Video channels available:

  Acorn TV - World-class mysteries, dramas, and comedies from Britain.

  The Great Courses - Immersive learning experiences covering a wide range of subjects.

  IndieFlix - Movies and classic TV

   Stringray Qello - Concerts and music documentaries.

  LearnItLive - Wellness and Personnel Development

  Method Test Prep - ACT/SAT test prep

You will need your library card number to login. Once you select a  channel you can watch as many videos as you like for seven days on that channel. You can only watch one channel per seven day period.

Popular Resources

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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