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Located At

230 Taylor Notion Road
Cape Carteret, NC 28584
Phone: (252) 393-6500
Fax: (252) 393-6660


Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM

Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Thursday: 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM

Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday: 8:30-5:00 PM


WCPL Home Youth Booklists Adopt-A-Book

Friends of WCPL Art @ WCPL


Fine Forgiveness




The Annual Emerald Isle Homes

Tour & Art Show




The 17th Annual

Friends of the Western Carteret Library

Homes Tour

and Art Show


Saturday, May 3, 2014


Online Advance Ticket Sales available NOW

Click link for details








[check out the calendar to see what's happening this month at the library for kids and teens!]


Art at

Western Carteret

Public Library


Featured through the month

of April

the artwork of students from

Croatan High School


Come in and enjoy the view




Income tax help @ the Library

click image for schedule information

Hours 9-1pm all Tax Aide days



Youth Programs & News



check out our photo journal

The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new Kids and Teens Program Room was held on September 11, 2012



About Tales and Tails R.E.A.D.

(Reading Education Assistance Dogs)



 The 2nd Saturday of each month

[click image to learn more about R.E.A.D.]


"Tales and Tails"

If you know a child who is having

trouble or is a  reluctant reader in grades K-4,

Kendra a registered therapy dog

is here to lend an ear and help. This

 is a  FREE  program


Call 252 393-6500

to sign up or come into WCPL.


A permission form signed by

a parent or legal guardian is

required prior to participation

(appointments are  limited)










        One Click Digital FAQ









E-BOOKS also available

with your library card


LearningExpress Library


Online Resources & Homework Help


Grades K-12


EBSCO Searchasaurus

More Online Resources

Links for Kids  


More Online Resources

Links for Teens

EBSCO Kids Search
ECSCO Novelist K-8 Plus
EBSCO Student Research




WCPL now offers a volunteer

opportunity for Youth

ages 14-18 who wish

to accumulate Service hours

Applications are are

now being accepted 

Click for a complete program description


Click for an application



The Adopt-A-Book program is a great way to support your library.  Keep the book collection current by adopting a book today! 


Adopt-A-Book is a meaningful way to memorialize a person, group, or special occasion.  Book plaques are placed at the front of all adopted books! 


New @ WCPL

Recycle your used printer cartridges

Click for details


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