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 "The library is central to our free society. It is a critical element in the free exchange of information at the heart of our democracy." - Andrew Carnegie

Providing information and resources in an atmosphere of helpfulness is the mission of the Dare County Library. A wide range of programs and services are readily available at all Dare County Libraries for children, teens, and adults. There are evening and Saturday hours in all three Dare County Libraries; please call or check the branch information website for specific hours of service. 

Manteo Library
700 Highway 64/264
Manteo, NC 27954
Phone: 252.473.2372

Hatteras Library
Hatteras Community Building
56658 NC Highway 12
Hatteras, NC 27943
Phone: 252.986.2385

Kill Devil Hills Library
400 Mustian Street
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Phone: 252.441.4331

LIBRARY ENRICHMENT SERIES: JANUARY-MARCH PROGRAMS

Road To A Healthier You, presented by the Outer Banks Hospital Center for Healthy Living, will provide information about plant-based nutrition, weight management and health coaching. Registration is required for this program Call 252-449-7300 to register for the presentation being held at your library.

                Wednesday, January 15 at 1:30 p.m. at the Manteo Library

                Wednesday, February 19 at 1:30 p.m. at the Kill Devil Hills Library

                Wednesday, March 4 at 1:30 p.m. at the Hatteras Library

Mindfulness, presented by the Outer Banks Inner Journey Center, will provide information about how to practice mindfulness to help you ease stress, face life’s pressures, adjust to new situations, and set new life goals. No registration is required for this program.

                Wednesday, January 22 at 11:00 a.m. at the Kill Devil Hills Library

                Wednesday, February 5 at 11:00 a.m. at the Hatteras Library

                Wednesday, February 12 at 11:00 a.m. at the Manteo Library

Photography Tips, join the OBX BeachBum, Roy Edlund, as he presents tips about how to take great photographs. Learn about lighting, shutter speeds, camera and lens selection, web posting, printing, and more. No registration is required for this program.

                Wednesday, March 11 at 11:00 a.m. at the Manteo Library

                Wednesday, March 18 at 11:00 a.m. at the Kill Devil Hills Library

                Wednesday, March 25 at 11:00 a.m. at the Hatteras Library