The State Library enriches the lives of North Carolinians through access to information resources, strengthens communities through exceptional library services, and inspires and supports literacy and lifelong learning for all North Carolinians.
- The Library Development section helps North Carolina Libraries serve their communities by providing consulting services, supporting continuing education opportunities, and administering grant programs and Aid to Public Libraries fund.
- The Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped circulates books and magazines especially made for persons who cannot use regular printed material because of a visual or physical disability.
- The Government & Heritage Library provides library materials and services to support state employees, family history researchers, educators and students, and those interested in North Carolina culture and history.
The State Library is a division of the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.