New Bern-Craven County
Public Library

a member of the Craven-Pamlico Regional Library System

Summer Reading Program...

The Library building is currently open to the public for LIMITED HOURS AND SERVICES AT LIMITED CAPACITY.
Although we are not allowing the browsing of our collection for check out yet, we are continuing to provide curbside pickup of materials on hold. The library has a limited number of computers available for internet access.

Computer users are limited to one 1-hour session per day, and no more than 2 people may use the same computer. Copying, scanning, and faxing services are also available during Computer Access and Curbside Pickup hours.

Staff continues to be available Monday – Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., and Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. to assist you by phone at 252-638-7800.

We request that all library materials returned to the library be placed in our outside book & media dropbox. Items are placed in quarantine before they are checked-in, so they will remain on your library account for a few days after returning them to the library. Library materials are once again subject to overdue charges, but they will not be assessed for the days materials are in quarantine.

To make an appointment to use a computer, please call 252-638-7807. Computers may also be available on a walk-in basis.

For full details on Curbside Pickup, please visit the CPCRL website You may place items on hold via our online catalog or call library staff for assistance at 252-638-7800.

Please stay up-to-date by checking our website regularly or calling the library as hours and guidelines are subject to change.

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