Non -Emergency offices will be Closed Monday, January 20th, for Martin Luther King Jr., Day.

Monday Service   will be picked up on Tuesday, January  21st.      Tuesday Service   will be picked up on Wednesday, January  22nd.

Wednesday Service will be picked up on Thursday, January 23rd.    Thursday Service will be picked up on   Friday, January 24th.

There will be  no bulk pick up   during the week of January 20th. Recycling will be picked up as regularly scheduled. 

Library Friends

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We are currently recruiting a dynamic individual who will lead a new group of Friends for the Harold D. Cooley Library. Until such time as we can find that person, our Friends group is on hiatus. We would love to start up a new group though! Please get in touch with Tikela Alston, our Library Director, if you are interested in leading the group or participating in the new Friends of the Library. She can be reached at (252) 459-2106 or by email at

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The Friends of the Harold D. Cooley Library is a great way to support your library. As a Friend of the Library, you are helping to sustain the library as well as allowing us to better serve the community. Friends members help in a variety of ways such as volunteering, advocating for the library, and through financial contributions.

Membership dues (membership dues and donations to the Friends Group are tax deductible)

Individual  $10
Family $15
Patron $50-99
Benefactor* $100 and up *(businesses, organizations, and individuals)
Lifetime $300 (one time payment) 

Who can be a member?
The Friends Group is open to anyone who loves and would like to support the library.
When are the meetings?
Meetings of the Friends Group take place  the last Monday of the month at the library: January-May, September-November.  We would love to have you join us!