New Hanover County Public Library

The New Hanover County Public Library, Main Branch, is located at
201 Chestnut Street, corner of Third Street, Wilmington,
North Carolina.

There is one hour of free parking for Library patrons in the County parking
structure, right side, ground floor parking. The garage is adjacent to the Library; enter off Second Street.

For those doing research in the North Carolina Room, extended parking is free
for those entering the longer term parking to the left (North side)
of the County garage. Your parking ticket can be validated in the North Carolina Room.

NHCPL Website
The Library Catalog and further information is available on the Library website.

The North Carolina Room - Local History
The North Carolina Room on the second floor of Main Library has an extensive collection of
records for New Hanover County and adjacent counties, including Federal and State
Census records and indexes, Cemetery records, land ownership records,
City Directories (1860-2001) and architectural records.

The North Carolina Room website|
Wilmington Harbor Collection - Maps & photos
About the Local History Collection
Facts & Firsts: timelines, history summaries
Digital Collections: NHCPL archived photo and map collections
Strength Through Struggle: Bill Reaves book
eResources: Access via NHCPL to internet digital collections

Photo Tour of the North Carolina Room

North Carolina Room Policies and Procedures

North Carolina Room Newspapers on Microfilm

Bill Reaves Collection
Newspaper clippings, 1865 -1999


Driving Directions to the Library

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