New Bern-Craven County
Public Library

a member of the Craven-Pamlico Regional Library System


Library Services Update

At this time, the New Bern-Craven County Public Library is open limited hours with limited services.
The library allows in-person visits to the library during designated hours by appointment. Walk-in visits are permitted when space is available.
Visitors are requested to wear face coverings when inside the library.
Curbside Service is still available during scheduled times for check-out of materials on hold. Please see our Service Schedule for times.

Available In-Person Services by Appointment:
• Browse & Check-out Materials – 30 minutes
• Kellenberger Room Research – 1 hour
• Computer Use – 1 hour (computers shut down 15 minutes before the library closes)
Appointments can be made by calling the library at 252-638-7803.
Appointments to browse the collection or for Kellenberger Room research can also be made online at https://cprl.libcal.com.
**Appointments on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. are reserved for high-risk individuals or family units. Please call the library at 252-638-7803 to make your appointment.

Other Services available during In-Person Visits, no appointment necessary:
• Faxing, Scanning, Copying
• Notary Service (we recommend calling ahead to ensure a notary is on duty)
• Get a Library Card / Update Account

Due to occupancy restrictions and social distancing requirements, individuals without an appointment may be required to wait upon arriving at the library until space is available. Per mandate, individuals should circulate within the space. Seating is not currently available, except for computer use.

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