Resources: County Libraries Meet Readers' Needs
The Moore County Library is a full-service public library system with a main library in Carthage, a bookmobile and four branch libraries in the towns of Aberdeen, Pinebluff, Robbins and Vass. It is a member of the five-county Sandhill Regional Library System.
Moore County Library has a collection of 80,000 books, audios, videos, periodicals, newspapers and other items. Services include reference, Internet, interlibrary loans, programs for children and adults, meeting room, genealogy, online catalog, fax and copy equipment. Membership is free to county residents.
The Moore County Public Library is located at 101 Saunders St. in Carthage. Hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For information about the library or its programs, call (910) 947-5335 or visit www.srls.info. Preschool storytime is each Monday at 10:30 a.m.
Page Memorial Library is located in Aberdeen at 101 S. Poplar St. The branch is open Monday through Friday from 2 to 6 p.m. Call (910) 944-1200 for information.
The Pinebluff Library is located at 305 E. Baltimore Ave. The branch is open from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and on the second Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. For information, call (910) 281-3004.
The Robbins Area Library is located at 161 Magnolia Drive off Middleton behind Tar Heel Drug. Branch hours are Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Closed for lunch daily from 1 to 2 p.m. Call (910) 948-4000 for information.
The Vass Area Library is located at 128 Seaboard St., near the Vass post office. Hours are Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Closed for lunch daily from 1 to 1:30 p.m. Storytime is third Thursday of the month at 10:30 a.m. Call (910) 245-2200.
Moore County Bookmobile: The bookmobile follows an established schedule Tuesday through Friday. Each stop is visited every two weeks. Schedules are available at each library in the Moore County Library System or at www.srls.info/moore/mooreBookmobile.html.
Card Catalog: The card catalog for the county library is available online at www.srlslibraries.com.
Dial-a-Story: The Robbins Area Library is host to the Dial-a-Story program. Stories are available from a machine by phone for young children. Dial (910) 948-3322 for a new story every day.
Given Memorial Library
The Given Memorial Library is located at 150 Cherokee Rd., Pinehurst. For information, call (910) 295-6022. Tufts Archives is housed within the Given Memorial Library.
The Given Book Shop at Olmsted Village is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All proceeds go to the library/archives. For information, call (910) 295-7002.
Katharine L. Boyd Library
Located on the campus of Sandhills Community College, 3395 Airport Rd., Pinehurst, the Katharine L. Boyd Library may be used by SCC and Hoke Center students. Persons who live or work in Moore or Hoke counties may receive a community patron library card. The library is open 7:45 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 7:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; and 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday. For information, contact the Circulation Desk at (910) 695-3819.
Southern Pines Library
The Southern Pines Public Library is located at 170 W. Connecticut Ave. Hours are Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. Residency is required to receive a free library card; a fee is charged to non-residents. All programs are free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.sppl.net or call (910) 692-8235.
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