Monday - Thursday: 10 am to 6 pm
Friday: 10 am to 5 pm
Saturday: 12 pm to 4 pm
Per state orders and the New Hanover County resolution, face coverings are required in all county and municipal buildings, including the library. If you cannot wear a mask for medical reasons, we can accommodate you through our curbside, telephone, or online services.
Here are the services the library will be offering:
Here are the services the library will NOT be offering:
If you have more questions, check our FAQs below or ask us on chat!
You don't have to visit the library to use our collection; you can do it online! We offer a number of electronic resources to meet your reading, research, and entertainment needs. You can download books, audiobooks and music, magazines, stream video, read the news, and conduct research from the comfort of your home. We even have a page just for kids! Visit our eResources and Research sections at the top of this page to learn more.
No worries! You can fill out an online borrower registration that will give you access to our physical and virtual collections for 3 months.
See our full list of available databases below, including educational, historical, and entertainment resources.
NOTE: some resources are only available in library or have a separate link for at home use. Please pay attention to the description.
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 - 6 pm
Friday 10 am - 5 pm
Saturday Noon - 4pm - Sunday Closed