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Public Library Governance in NC

Data as of fall 2011

Questions or corrections? Contact Molly Westmoreland .

County | Regional | Municipal

County Libraries

Library Trustee Board Governance County/Jurisdiction
Alamance County Public Libraries Advisory County Alamance
Alexander County Library Advisory County Alexander
Bladen County Library Advisory County Bladen
Braswell Memorial Library Governing Interlocal Agency Nash
Brunswick County Library Advisory County Brunswick
Buncombe County Public Libraries Advisory County Buncombe
Burke County Public Library Advisory County Burke
Cabarrus County Public Library Advisory County Cabarrus
Caldwell County Public Library Advisory County Caldwell
Caswell County Public Library Advisory County Caswell
Catawba County Library Advisory County Catawba
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Governing Independent Authority Mecklenburg
Chatham County Public Libraries Advisory County Chatham
Cleveland County Memorial Library Advisory County Cleveland
Columbus County Public Library Advisory County Columbus
Cumberland County Public Library Advisory County Cumberland
Davidson County Public Library Advisory County Davidson
Davie County Public Library Advisory County Davie
Duplin County Library Advisory County Duplin
Durham County Library Advisory County Durham
Edgecombe County Memorial Library Governing Independent Authority Edgecombe
Forsyth County Public Library Advisory County Forsyth
Franklin County Library Advisory County Franklin
Gaston County Library Advisory County Gaston
Granville County Library System Advisory County Granville
Greensboro Public Library Advisory Municipal Guilford
H. Leslie Perry Memorial Library Governing Nonprofit Corporation Vance
Halifax County Library Advisory County Halifax
Harnett County Public Library Advisory County Harnett
Haywood County Public Library Advisory County Haywood

Henderson County Public Library
Advisory County Henderson
Iredell County Public Library N/A County Iredell
Lee County Library Advisory County Lee
Lincoln County Library Advisory County Lincoln
Madison County Public Library Advisory County Madison
McDowell County Public Library Advisory County McDowell
New Hanover County Public Library Advisory County New Hanover
Onslow County Public Library Advisory County Onslow
Orange County Public Library N/A County Orange
Pender County Public Library Advisory County Pender
Person County Public Library Advisory County Person
Polk County Public Library Advisory County Polk
Public Library of Johnston County & Smithfield Governing Nonprofit Corporation Johnston
Randolph County Public Library Advisory County Randolph
Robeson County Public Library Governing Interlocal Agency Robeson
Rockingham County Public Library Advisory County Rockingham
Rowan Public Library Advisory County Rowan
Rutherford County Library Advisory County Rutherford
Sampson-Clinton Public Library Advisory County Sampson
Scotland County Memorial Library Advisory County Scotland
Sheppard Memorial Library Advisory County Pitt
Stanly County Public Library Advisory County Stanly
Transylvania County Library Advisory County Transylvania
Union County Public Library Advisory County Union
Wake County Public Library Advisory County Wake
Warren County Memorial Library Advisory County Warren
Wayne County Public Library Advisory County Wayne
Wilson County Public Library Advisory County Wilson

Regional Libraries

Library Trustee Board County Jurisdictions
Albemarle Regional Library Governing Bertie, Gates, Hertford, Northampton
Appalachian Regional Library Governing Ashe, Watauga, Wilkes
Avery-Mitchell-Yancey Regional Library Governing Avery, Mitchell, Yancey
Beaufort-Hyde-Martin Regional Library Governing Beaufort, Hyde, Martin
Craven-Pamlico-Carteret Regional Library Governing Carteret, Craven, Pamlico
East Albemarle Regional Library Governing Currituck, Dare, Pasquotank-Camden
Fontana Regional Library Governing Jackson, Macon, Swain
Nantahala Regional Library Governing Cherokee, Clay, Graham
Neuse Regional Library Governing Greene, Jones, Lenoir
Northwestern Regional Library Governing Alleghany, Stokes, Surrey, Yadkin
Pettigrew Regional Library Governing Chowan, Perquimans, Tyrell, Washington
Sandhill Regional Library Governing Anson, Hoke, Montgomery, Moore, Richmond

Municipal Libraries

Library Trustee Board Municipal Jurisdiction
Chapel Hill Public Library Advisory Chapel Hill
Farmville Public Library Advisory Farmville
George H. & Laura E. Brown Library Advisory Washington
Harold D. Cooley Library Advisory Nashville
Hickory Public Library Advisory Hickory
High Point Public Library Advisory High Point
Mauney Memorial Library Advisory Kings Mountain
Mooresville Public Library N/A Mooresville
Roanoke Rapids Public Library Advisory Roanoke Rapids
Southern Pines Public Library Advisory Southern Pines