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The Carteret County Libraries offer the following sources for your research & reading needs:

Reader's Corner:



List of online resources for downloadable eBooks


Check-out our great selection of eAudioBooks, downloadable to MP3 players

Reader's Advisory

Find the next book to read! Includes book lists and links to sources.

General Research:


Learning Express

Practice Tests & Guides (including SAT, GED, ASVAB, & MORE!)


Massive resource for searchable databases & more

CQ Researcher

Comprehensive, non-biased reporting and analysis on issues shaping our world.

InterLibrary Loan

Need a book not available at our libraries? Try InterLibrary Loan.

Genealogical Research:

Recommended Genealogical Websites

Ancestry Library

Ancestry Library Edition from Proquest includes birth, marriage & death records (not remotely available)


Genealogical resource including searchable censuses

Ethel T. Elliott

The collected works or professional  genealogist Ethel T. Elliott.

CCPL Collection

Carteret County Public Library's Local History and Genealogy Collection. Searchable by author, title & subject.



Online Resources