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Carteret County Public Library

1702 Live Oak Street, Suite 100
Beaufort, NC 28516-6139

Phone: (252) 728-2050
Fax: (252) 728-1857

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Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday, 8:30 am to 9:00 pm
Friday, 8:30 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

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Programs For Elementary Ages:
Stop by the front desk, call 728-2050 or email Ellen at echildress@carteretcountylibraries.org to register
Family Game Night
Have fun playing games with your family! We have games like Sorry!, Candy Land, Connect 4, and Trouble. Well meet on the last Tuesday of the month from 6:30 to 7:30.

Lego Club
Create awesome designs using your imagination with Legos! Each month will have a special theme. Well meet on the first Tuesday of the month from 6:30 to 7:30.

Saturdays at the Library
Enjoy an afternoon at the library making a craft that goes along with a holiday or event! Well meet every month on the third or fourth Saturday of the month at 2:00 to 3:00.

Art @ the Library

     The Gallery Wall will feature the photos of coastal photographer/surfer Doug Waters. New Bern native, Doug Waters was first inspired to become a photographer by the countless hours he spent as a young boy browsing through classic magazines like Look, Life, and National Geographic. It wasnt long after that time that he was bitten by the surfing bug. Hed travel to Atlantic Beach to surf waves at places like Little Africa and Iron Steamer pier with his brothers and friends. His travels took him to Hawaii, where he was able to see and surf some of the best surf as well as watch some the best surf photographers in the world. It was during that time that Doug became interested in surf photography. He started contributing to the surf magazines in the late 70s. He moved to Florida in the early 80s, was hired as a staff photographer at Surfing magazine, and by the mid 90s, a senior staff photographer.

     In 2009, Doug moved home to become full time caregiver for his parents after living in Florida over 30 years. It was during that time that his interests became less about the surfing and more about the many other facets of our natural world. He was inducted into the East Coast Surfing Hall of Fame in the media category in 2010. Many eastern North Carolinians already own an example of Dougs work. A photograph of Dougs close friend and NC professional surfer Buddy Pelletier is used on the NC specialty plate for the Buddy Pelletier Surf Foundation. Doug now resides in Morehead City, enjoying photographing the beauty around us, particularly nature, the night sky, and as always, waves. Come by to check out his awesome photography throughout December.

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