Carteret County Public Library

Carteret County Public Library
1702 Live Oak Street
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-2050

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The Carteret County Public Library is located down Highway 70 from the Beaufort Historic District in Beaufort Square Shopping Center. It has computers with internet connection and wifi available for use by the public in addition to books, magazines, DVDs, and reference materials. 

Wednesday mornings at 10 am is Library Storytime for preschoolers and Fridays at 10:00 am is storytime for toddlers. The library also features a changing art exhibit and a collection of model ships on loan from the NC Maritime Museum.

The Friends of the Carteret County Library sell used books on the Beaufort waterfront on Saturdays to raise money for library programs.



  • Internet Connections
  • Storytime for children
  • Special Collections