Libraries in North Carolina

 

Libraries in North Carolina are educational and fun for the whole family. We provide you with a quick and easy way to find all the North Carolina library locations near you. Just choose a city from the list below or select a library on the map to see detailed listings that include the addresses, contact information, websites and more for libraries in your local area.

About 57.92% of people who live in North Carolina use the libraries every year. About 124,425 North Carolinians visit the library every day of whom 28,783 use the provided public internet access computers and 7,046 attend publicly funded programs for youth, young adult, and adults alike.


  • 77 Libraries
  • 1,407 Librarians
  • 9,382,609 Total Population
  • 5,434,765 Borrowers
  • 44,295,133 Visits
  • 107,308 Total Programs
  • $206,845,329 Cost To Run
  • 16,754,991 Books
  • 338,882 E-books
  • 719,514 Audio
  • 696,700 Videos
  • -154 Downloads
  • 6,764 Computers
  • 904,641 Hours Open
Information
YearLibraries
200375
200475
200575
200675
200777
200877
200977
201077
YearLibrarians
20031,238
20041,271
20051,328
20061,396
20071,447
20081,455
20091,443
20101,407
YearNumber of Books
200315,620,013
200416,134,333
200516,303,648
200616,086,423
200716,535,809
200816,833,062
200916,907,341
201016,754,991
YearRegistered Borrowers
2003-
2004-
2005-
20064,521,524
20074,840,822
20085,050,098
20095,178,071
20105,434,765
YearComputers
20034,165
20044,707
20055,062
20065,566
20076,077
20086,119
20096,283
20106,764
YearComputer Users
2003-
2004-
2005-
20068,461,035
20079,290,270
20089,603,233
20099,999,281
201010,246,828
YearPrograms
2003-
2004116,394
2005108,151
2006102,018
2007112,130
2008104,529
2009111,509
2010107,308
YearProgram Attendance
2003-
20042,656,145
20052,794,278
20062,715,888
20072,879,796
20082,595,473
20092,697,634
20102,508,482
YearCost to Run
2003157,113,700
2004163,352,540
2005172,597,966
2006186,519,724
2007198,856,306
2008209,891,019
2009209,220,215
2010206,845,329
YearNumber of Ebooks
2003-75
200412,726
200547,019
2006128,910
2007192,798
2008256,183
2009288,535
2010338,882
YearNumber of Audio Units
2003525,059
2004565,412
2005625,643
2006664,340
2007696,974
2008728,561
2009727,949
2010719,514
YearNumber of Videos
2003464,390
2004499,137
2005547,875
2006584,402
2007627,536
2008636,535
2009664,800
2010696,700
YearHours Open
2003945,685
2004944,639
2005952,141
2006952,880
2007982,130
2008995,680
2009979,722
2010904,641
YearPopulation
20038,323,375
20048,418,090
20058,541,263
20068,590,249
20078,860,341
20089,069,398
20099,227,016
20109,382,609