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Welcome to the New Hanover County Public Library Kids Page!

Visit our online calendar to see all of the programs currently being offered including Read to a Dog, virtual programs, and outdoor programs. 


Save time and have an expert select books for your child!

The Pine Valley Library is excited to be an ecoEXPLORE Hot Spot and Loan Spot!

ecoEXPLORE (Experiences Promoting Learning Outdoors for Research and Education) is an incentive-based citizen science program for children in grades K-8. Developed by The North Carolina Arboretum, this innovative program combines science exploration with kid-friendly technology to foster a fun learning environment for children while encouraging them to explore the outdoors and participate in citizen science.

Participate 3 ways:

1. Attend programs at the library presented  by the NC Museum of Natural Sciences, Whiteville.

2. Check out an ecoEXPLORE Discovery Pack

3. Create an ecoExplore account online and get started! 

Main 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