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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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*Monday, February 1 @ 6:30 p.m. *
Underground Farm and Learning Center presents the first Gardening Class!
Please call to register: 252-728-1333


Down East Seed Lending Library


Ms. Libby's Storytime

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. 


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




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