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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.

****SATURDAY HOURS 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.****


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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. 


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!


Welcome to the Down East Public Library - drop by to check us out!




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