Area Libraries Serve Children, Adults Alike
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 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Call (910) 947-5335 or visit www.srls.info. Preschool storytime is each Friday at 10:30 a.m.
Page Memorial Library is located in Aberdeen at 100 S. Poplar St. The branch is open Monday through Friday from 2 to 6 p.m. Call (910) 944-1200.
The Pinebluff Library is located at 305 E. Baltimore Ave. The branch is open from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. 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 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Closed for lunch Tuesday through Friday from 1 to 2 p.m. Storytime is Thursday at 10 a.m. Call (910) 948-4000.
The Vass Area Library is located at 128 Seaboard St., near the Vass post office. Hours are Monday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9 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. Storytime is third Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. Call (910) 245-2200.
Moore County Bookmobile: The bookmobile follows an established schedule Monday through Thursday. 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. (please call to schedule time).
Card Catalog: The card catalog for the county library is available online at www.srls.info.
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. Call (910) 948-3322 for a new story every week.
The Given Memorial Library is located at 150 Cherokee Road, Pinehurst. Call (910) 295-6022. Tufts Archives is housed within the Given Memorial Library. Call (910) 295-3642.
The Katharine L. Boyd Library is located on the campus of Sandhills Community College, 3395 Airport Road, Pinehurst, and 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. Contact the Circulation Desk at (910) 695-3819.
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 nonresidents. Programs are free and open to the public. Visit www.sppl.net or call (910) 692-8235.