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About Us


Our Vision and Commitment to New Hanover County is to provide an exciting destination where people gather, ideas flourish, and the information and technology resources needed for a community to prosper are made freely available.


Our Mission and Significant Purpose is to enrich and enhance the quality of life of each individual we touch! 

Who We Are


We are passionate about:

  • Creating a caring, inviting and welcoming place

  • Developing the technology and information resources needed for people of all ages to Learn, Grow and Prosper

  • Preserving and making accessible our rich history and diverse cultural heritage

History of the Library

Century of Stories: eBook

Main Library & Law Library
201 Chestnut Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

Northeast Regional Library
1241 Military Cutoff Road
Wilmington, NC 28405

Pine Valley Library
3802 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28412

Pleasure Island Library
1401 N. Lake Park Boulevard
Carolina Beach, NC 28428

Call (910) 798-6300
Hours: Monday-Thursday 10 am - 7 pm
Friday-Saturday 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday 1 - 5 pm