E-Books & More


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eBooks & More

Libby, by OverDrive: Borrow ebooks and audiobooks to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. You can even send your borrowed ebooks to your Kindle ereader (U.S. only)! It’s free and easy to get started for new users.

NC Kids Digital Library logoNC Kids Digital Library offers e-books, audiobooks, streaming videos, and Read-Alongs. This collection was designed for youth ages pre-K through middle grades and includes picture books, youth fiction, youth non-fiction, and more.  Titles are accessed via the Libby app.

Hoopla logoHoopla provides downloadable e-audiobooks and e-books on a variety of topics, including language learning, history, biography, classic literature, and more. An app is available. Users will need to make a personal account to use this resource.

Star-News Collection – 1994 to Current Explore Wilmington history through local news, events and people with the Star-News Collection. Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles and content only published online. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.

Brunswick Beacon via NewsBank Search full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and more from current and archived issues of the Brunswick Beacon. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.

America's News via NewsBankAmerica’s News via NewsBank  lets you explore and stay informed on local and national topics, people, and events from newspaper across the U.S. including many local North Carolina newspapers.  Also available remotely 24/7 on any device. Includes Wilmington Star-News, Brunswick Beacon, The Duplin Times, and more.

The HomeGrown Ebooks Collection contains e-books from a variety of North Carolina publishers. Includes popular and scholarly nonfiction, novels by well-known NC authors, and award-winning short fiction and poetry. Read on your computer or other device; there is no app for this resource.

Full articles from The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal are available for free with your library card. Click on each logo to access each newspaper and search for articles.

Films on Demand logoFilms on Demand provides thousands of high quality videos on business & economics, health & medicine, humanities & social sciences, and science & mathematics, as well as travel and fitness programming, home and how-to videos, indie films, and popular music performances.

Consumer Reports – Free access to this popular collection of product reviews and recommendations for cars, appliances, electronics, personal finance, and health information.

Morningstar Investment Center includes research and independent opinions on thousands of mutual funds, stocks, and hundreds of ETFs.

The Just for Kids Streaming Collection gives children—and their parents—a thoroughly kid-safe, advertisement-free media platform they can freely explore and enjoy

Digital NC logoDigital NC offers digital copies of newspapers, yearbooks, and more. Explore original materials from 317 libraries, museums, and archives across North Carolina. Local newspapers available include historic issues of the Southport Herald, The Southport Leader, State Port Pilot, and The Brunswick Beacon.

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


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