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Down East Public Library

702 Hwy 70 E. Otway
Beaufort, NC 28516

Phone (252) 728 - 1333
Fax (252) 504-2009


Mondays 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

 Wednesdays 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Fridays 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

*Saturdays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.*


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R.E.A.D. with Myia!
 Call 252-728-1333 to register


     This program is the Reading Education Assistant Dogs Program, and is dedicated to improving the reading skills and interests of participants through the use of a registered therapy team as literacy mentors. Having been trained as a Coastal Carolina Pet Provided Therapy Team, Jack Orton and Myia are the perfect duo for this program. When we offer these events, a sign-up sheet will be available ahead of time at the Down East Public Library for people to register to read to Myia for a 15 minute period of time. We hope to offer this worthwhile program again soon!



Down East Seed Lending Library


Ms. Libby's Storytime


Storytime is the first step on the road to reading!

 Children aged 2 to 5 are invited for stories, activities and crafts on

 Mondays at 10 a.m., with our very own Ms. Libby.




In Loving Memory
Myra N. Overton, 84, of Harkers Island, passed away at home on Monday, March 11, 2019.
Myra is survived by her loving husband, O. Wright Overton; daughter, Peggy Overton; sons Orville Wright Overton, Jr., and William Overton; sister, Laura Mae Walker; and brothers Ricky Norman and Frank Norman.
The family will hold a memorial at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations in her honor to the Down East Public Library; 702 Hwy 70 East (Otway), Beaufort, NC 28516; (252)728-1333. Please indicate on the check that it is a memorial donation and it is in honor of Mrs. Myra Overton.
Myra Overton was a wonderful patron of the Down East Library. She was an avid reader and would always knit a beautiful afghan for us every year as a prize in the Summer Reading Program!
She will be missed!
Thank you for your Support!

Donations may be made to:
Down East Public Library (Otway)
702 Hwy 70 East, Beaufort NC 28516
Tel: 1-252-728-1333


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