Public Notice

Public Notice

Brunswick County Coronavirus Update (April 3, 2020)


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Note >> Executive Order No. 121 Goes Into Effect Monday, March 30 at 5 p.m. through Wednesday, April 29

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April 3 Update

  • Brunswick County Public Health is reporting the first novel coronavirus (COVID-19) associated death in Brunswick County today. Full details >>
  • As of April 3, there are 24 positive cases of COVID-119, 182 pending test results and 523 confirmed negative test results, totaling 729 tests administered so far. There is one death associated to COVID-19 in the county.


Brunswick County Public Health Call Line and Email Information (Available Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)


NC Public Health Call Line (Open 24/7)

  • Phone: 1.866.462.3821


North Carolina 2-1-1 Program

  • For COVID-19 questions, dial 2-1-1 or 888-892-1162
  • Sign up for updates by texting COVIDNC to 898211


The County has information and resources for individuals, businesses and municipalities that need assistance via the follow webpages:


Brunswick County Schools Information/Updates

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Brunswick County Library System

Beginning Friday, March 20, 2020, all Brunswick County library branches are closed to the public until further notice. Staff remains available to answer questions via phone or email. See the BRANCH LOCATIONS page for contact information for your nearest branch. You may hold on to any items currently checked out until we reopen. No fines will be charged.

Welcome to Brunswick County Library System! We have five branches across Brunswick County, offering books, magazines, movies, audiobooks, and music CDs for loan. We also offer computer access, educational and community events, and eBooks. Temporary library cards are available to seasonal and part-time residents visiting for at least one month.

To view your account and borrowed items, to place holds or to renew items, click here to log in to our online catalog. You’ll be prompted for the barcode on the back of your library card. Your PIN by default is the last four digits of your phone number.

Our collection of eBooks is available here. eBooks may be downloaded within a web browser or through the Axis 360 app across numerous devices. Click here to view instructions for using the app. To access eBooks you will need the barcode on your library card as well as your PIN — typically the last four digits of your phone number.

With your Brunswick County library card, you can access, a collection of resources — including eBooks, periodical archives, historical information, genealogy databases and much more — provided by the State Library of North Carolina. Just log in by selecting the Brunswick County Library and using the barcode on the back of your card (no spaces).


In addition to our own Axis 360 collection, TumbleBooks is now available with free eBooks and audiobooks for all ages, to keep you well stocked with reading material during your time at home. You don’t need a library card or login info, just click the links below for access!

TumbleBook Library: children’s eBooks, kindergarten through 6th grade
TumbleMath: eBooks for math learning, kindergarten through 6th grade
TeenBookCloud: young adult eBooks, 7th through 12th grade
AudioBookCloud: audiobooks for all ages
RomanceBookCloud: a collection of romance eBooks for older readers


As we hunker down, families adjusting to their altered routine may find themselves needing new avenues of entertainment and enrichment. Here are a few suggestions culled from across the internet for young learners. We will continue to add to the list!

Mrs. Morgan’s virtual storytime
NASA at Home, for kids and families
Stuffed Animal Sleepover at the Madison Mayodan Library
Mo Willems livestreams via the Kennedy Center
Oliver Jeffers daily stories on Instagram
Mr. Jon & Friends’ music, puppets and more
Cincinnati Zoo Home Safaris
North Carolina parks & historical places online tours
Story Time from Space
Free art lessons from Jarrett Krosoczka
DIY Projects for kids from Moss & March
NCLive Learn at Home: resources for students, parents and teachers

Adjusted Operations Due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Brunswick County libraries are currently closed to the public, but staff are available to answer questions over the phone and email. Contact a library branch via the contact information below.

Harper Library

109 W Moore St.
Southport, NC

Friends of the Library



Rourk Library

5068 Main St.
Shallotte, NC



Leland Library

487 Village Rd.
Leland, NC



Barbee Library

8200 E Oak Island Dr.
Oak Island, NC

Friends of the Library



Southwest Brunswick Branch Library

9400 Ocean Highway West
Carolina Shores, NC


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