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The Carteret County Public Library’s vertical files are a useful resource for folks interested in exploring topics on local history and genealogy. In addition, there are North Carolina files and general files that cover a broader range of subjects. The files are organized according to the following categories:


 Carteret County Communities
 Carteret County Families
 Carteret County General
 North Carolina General


Most of this material consists of newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and so forth. The file drawers are kept locked until a patron wishes to browse the files, in which case library staff will assist. Vertical file materials may be copied for a small fee.
The vertical files are located in the reference section of the library.