Brunswick County Library System


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Library Catalog

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Events Calendar

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Online Resources

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Community survey - we want your input!

Brunswick County Library is planning for the future and your input is invaluable. This brief 8-10 minute survey asks you to rank the importance of different physical space and service options that reflect best practices in today’s public libraries across the nation. You can fill out the survey online or on paper at any Brunswick County Library location.

Brunswick County Library System

Mission Statement

The mission of the Brunswick County Library is to provide materials, services, and programs to support the informational, cultural, recreational and lifelong learning interests of the community.


To develop vibrant library branches that are vital community destinations for learning, inspiration, innovation, and opportunity.


  1. To acquire, organize, and make available print and non-print materials for the personal, intellectual, and cultural growth of the County’s citizens;
  2. To provide and promote free access to a broad spectrum of ideas and information in a variety of formats and media;
  3. To offer recreational reading, viewing, and listening materials in formats that people of all ages can use;
  4. To provide instruction and assistance in finding, evaluating, and using materials, technology, and information effectively;
  5. To maintain convenient, safe, and comfortable places where people can use materials and technology, and where they can meet and interact.

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.

Need reading recommendations or to find your next great read? Use your library card to access NoveList Plus

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 Brunswick County Library and using the barcode on the back of your card (no spaces). For these and other online resources, check the Research & Reference link on the menu bar.

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Library Director

Patricia Dew



Harper Library

109 W Moore St.
Southport, NC

Friends of the Library Southport & Oak Island (FOLSOI)



Rourk Library

5068 Main St.
Shallotte, NC

Friends of the Rourk Library



Leland Library

487 Village Rd.
Leland, NC

Friends of the Leland Library



Barbee Library

8200 E Oak Island Dr.
Oak Island, NC

Friends of the Library Southport & Oak Island (FOLSOI)



Southwest Brunswick Branch Library

9400 Ocean Highway West
Carolina Shores, NC

Friends of the Southwest Branch Library


News & Events

Get the latest updates and happenings on events throughout the county.

Latest News

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Latest Events

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