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Addresses, Hours and Contact Information

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State Library Administration

Phone: 919-807-7400
Fax: 919-733-8748
Staff List

USPS Mailing Address: 4640 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4600
Physical Address and UPS/Fed Ex Deliveries:
109 East Jones St. Raleigh, NC 27601
Directions


Government and Heritage Library

Phone: 919-807-7450
Fax: 919-733-5679
Staff List

USPS Mailing Address: 4640 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4600
Physical Address and UPS/Fed Ex Deliveries:
109 East Jones St. Raleigh, NC 27601
Mezzanine level, West Wing
(Between 1st & 2nd floors, "M" in elevator)
Directions

Hours:
Mon.-Fri. 9:00a.m.-5:00p.m.
Saturdays: 9:00a.m.-2:00p.m.
Closed Sundays, state holidays, and state holiday weekends

Content and Information Management Branch
Phone: 919-807-7459 (branch head)
Fax: 919-733-1843

Content Management and Access Branch
Phone: 919-807-7442 (branch head)
Fax: 919-733-1843


Library Development

Staff List

USPS Mailing Address: 4640 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4600
Physical Address and UPS/Fed Ex Deliveries:
109 East Jones St. Raleigh, NC 27601
Third Floor, West Wing

Directions

Hours
Mon.- Fri. 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.


Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Phone (voice): 919-733-4376 (Raleigh area residents)
Phone Toll-free: 1-888-388-2460 (Nationwide)
TDD: 919-733-1462
Phone (Branch Head): 919-733-4376
Email: nclbph@ncdcr.gov
Staff List

USPS Mailing Address: 1841 Capital Blvd. Raleigh, NC 27635
Physical Address and UPS/Fed Ex Deliveries:
1841 Capital Blvd. Raleigh, NC 27604
Directions

Hours
Mon.- Fri. 8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.


Directions to the State Library

Library Administration, Library Development and the Government and Heritage Library

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Public Transportation in Raleigh

R-Line - free circulator bus service

Capital City Transit - comprehensive bus service


Driving Directions to the State Library

On I-40 East (from Chapel Hill/Durham):

Travel on I-40 E toward Raleigh. Merge right at Wade Ave (signs for Wade Ave/I-440/US-1 N). Take the ramp to the right to Capital Boulevard (NC-50/North Blvd/US-401/US-70). Follow Capital Boulevard for one mile. Turn left at West Jones Street. Travel three blocks (past Wilmington Street). Arrive at the Archives and Library Building on your left.

On I-40 West (from Wilmington):

Take I-40 West to Hammond Rd. (exit 299) merge right on to Person St. and proceed 2 miles north on Person St. Turn left onto E. Edenton St. and go two blocks. Turn right onto Wilmington St. and then right onto East Jones St. Arrive at the Archives and Library Building on your left.

On US-1 South (from Wake Forest):

Head South on US-1 (Capital Blvd/North Blvd). Turn left at West Jones Street. Travel three blocks, then cross Wilmington Street. Arrive at the Archives and Library Building on your left.

On US-264 West (from Greenville):

Travel on US-264 West. Take exit 419 for I-440 West toward US-1/Wake Forest. Merge onto I-440 North. Take exit 13A to merge onto 64/New Bern Avenue. Take the slight right at New Bern Avenue (look for signs for New Bern Avenue). Take a slight right at East Edenton Street. Travel for one mile, then turn right at North Wilmington Street. Take the first right onto East Jones Street. Arrive at the Archives and Library Building on your left.

On I-95 South (from Richmond, VA):

Travel on I-95 South. Take the I-95 ramp to I-64. Take the sharp right at I-95 South (you will be entering North Carolina. Travel for 117 miles. Take exit 138 to merge onto US-64 West toward Nashville/Raleigh. Take exit 419 for I-440 West toward US-1/Wake Forest. Merge onto I-440 North. Take exit 13A to merge onto 64/New Bern Avenue. Take the slight right at New Bern Avenue (look for signs for New Bern Avenue). Take a slight right at East Edenton Street. Travel for one mile, then turn right at North Wilmington Street. Take the first right onto East Jones Street. Arrive at the Archives and Library Building on your left.

On I-95 North (from Fayetteville):

Travel on I-95 North. Take exit 81 to merge onto I-40 West toward Raleigh. Take exit 298B for South Saunders Street North toward Raleigh. Turn right at South Saunders Street (NC-50/US-401/US-70). Follow South Saunders Street for two miles. Turn right at West Jones Street. Travel two blocks, then cross Wilmington Street. Arrive at the Archives and Library Building on your left.


Parking

Limited-time free parking is available:

  • on the 100 block of Jones Street
  • on the 200 block of Blount Street


Directions for Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

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Directions by Public Transporation

The library is served by CAT Transit's Route 1- Capital bus route, which has a stop next to the library.

Use GoRaleigh for route schedules and times

Driving Directions to LBPH

I-40 East (from Chapel Hill/Durham)

Take I-40 East towards Raleigh. Take the Wade Avenue exit. From Wade avenue get onto I-440 E/US-1 N toward Rocky Mount/Wake Forest/Wilson. Take exit 11 to Capital Blvd/US-401. Merge onto Capital Blvd south. Follow Capital blvd south. The library is on the right just after The Green Chair Project.

I-40 West (from Wilmington)

Take NC-132/US-117 to I-40 West. Take exit 301 for US-64/440/I-440. Take exit 11A to merge onto Capital Blvd/North Blvd/US-401. Follow Capital blvd south. The library is on the right just after The Green Chair Project.

US-1 South (from Wake Forest)

Head South on US-1 (Capital Blvd/North Blvd). Travel approximately 12.5 miles south. The library is on the right just after The Green Chair Project.

US-264 West (from Greenville)

Take US-264 W to I-795 N. Continue on US-264 W. Take exit 419 to merge onto I-440 N toward US-1/Wake Forest. Take exit 11A to merge onto Capital Blvd south. Follow Capital blvd south. The library is on the right just after The Green Chair Project.

I-95 South (from Richmond, VA)

Take I-95 South to exit 81 and merge onto I-40 West toward Raleigh. Take I-40 West to exit 301 for US-64/440/I-440. Merge onto I-440 E/US-64 E follow I-440 E. Take exit 11A to merge onto Capital Blvd south. Follow Capital Blvd south. The library is on the right just after The Green Chair Project.

I-95 North (from Fayetteville)

Take I-95 North to exit 81 and merge onto I-40 West toward Raleigh. Take I-40 West to exit 301 for US-64/440/I-440. Merge onto I-440 E/US-64 E follow I-440 E. Take exit 11A to merge onto Capital Blvd south. Follow Capital Blvd south. The library is on the right just after The Green Chair Project.