State Library Web Site Redesign
The State Library is redesigning our website with the goal of creating the best possible experience for our users. Please take a moment to have a look. We welcome your feedback on the new web site.


The Government and Heritage Library's (GHL) mission is to preserve and facilitate public access to state government information; advance the study, understanding, and appreciation of North Carolina's cultural heritage; and provide library resources and services that support the operational needs of state government agencies.

Genealogy research room with patrons

The Government & Heritage Library is located in the NC Department of Cultural Resources Building at 109 E. Jones Street in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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GHL Administration and Units