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Brunswick County Coronavirus Information


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County Contact Information & Virtual Services During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Brunswick County is urging individuals to visit our website and to call or email county departments for assistance first before visiting county offices. The County now requires appointments for in-person visits. Not sure who to contact? Call our main line and we can help direct your calls.

  • Main County Contact Information: 910.253.2000 / 800.442.7033


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 Library System


eBook Collection

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Online Catalog

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eBooks for Kids

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Brunswick County Library System

Click the banner above to sign up for our 2020 Summer Reading Program!

The library is now offering curbside pickup. Please use our online catalog or call us to put books and other items on hold. The library will contact you once they are available. Once you have arrived to pick up, call us and they will be brought outside with no direct contact necessary. Please place all returns in the book drop at your location.

All Brunswick County library branches remain closed to the public until further notice. Staff is 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 and the NCLive and NCKids apps, 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! Links are also provided here to several other free eBook services for all ages.

Click here for an Anti-Racism Reading List from the NCLive Homegrown collection.
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
Open Library
Project Gutenberg


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
Lee County Library virtual storytime
Goodnight with Dolly: stories from Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library
Stuffed Animal Sleepover at the Madison Mayodan Library
Mo Willems livestreams via the Kennedy Center
Operation Storytime: Carmen Agra Deedy and other authors read from their books
Oliver Jeffers daily stories on Instagram
Mr. Jon & Friends’ music, puppets and more
Story Time from Space
NCLive Learn at Home: resources for students, parents and teachers
Take a virtual visit to the North Carolina Zoo!
History at Home: North Carolina Museum of History
Explore the North Carolina Museum of Art from home!
North Carolina parks & historical places online tours
STEM resources from the National Inventors Hall of Fame
NASA at Home, for kids and families
Ranger Rick: learn all about wildlife and your environment
Cincinnati Zoo Home Safaris
Free art lessons from Jarrett Krosoczka
Charles Schulz Museum at home: free Peanuts activities and coloring pages
PBS Kids: games and videos
DIY Projects for kids from Moss & March
Learn and play chess online!

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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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