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About Your Library Card

Library cards are FREE to New Hanover County residents and property owners, students and teachers in any school in New Hanover County, and active military personnel stationed in New Hanover County.

  • Minors (under age 18) require application by a parent or other adult taking financial responsibility.
  • Non-residents may get a library card for $30/year or an Internet-only card for $2/month.
  • To register for a library card please visit any library branch and show one photo ID and one proof of current address.

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Main Library & Law Library 201 Chestnut Street • Wilmington, NC 28401 • Phone 910-798-6301 • Hours M-T 9-8 W-Th 9-6 Fri-Sat 9-5 Sun 1-5 (NC Room Closed)
Northeast Regional Library 1241 Military Cutoff Road • Wilmington, NC 28405 • Phone 910-798-6371 • Hours M-T 9-8 W-Th 9-6 Fri-Sat 9-5 Sun 1-5
Myrtle Grove Library 5155 South College Road • Wilmington, NC 28412 • Phone 910-798-6391 • Hours M-T 9-8 W-Th 9-6 Fri-Sat 9-5 Sun 1-5
Pleasure Island Library 1401 N. Lake Park Boulevard • Carolina Beach, NC 28428 • Phone 910-798-6385 • Hours M-Th 9-6 Fri 9-5 Sat 9-1 Sun Closed