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Thomas Hackney Braswell Memorial Library

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Thomas Hackney Braswell Memorial Library, serving an area of 84,000 residents, has a collection of 132,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 3,800 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 2,000 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.

Staffing consists of 33 employees, of whom 4 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library, plus one bookmobile. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $270,000. Patrons make 189,000 visits annually, and check out materials 460,000 times. Forty-eight percent of all check-outs are children's materials.

Location: 344 Falls Road, Rocky Mount North Carolina 27804 Telephone 252-442-1951

Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Washington) Bhm Regional Library
(Louisburg) Franklin County Library
(Washington) George H. & Laura E. Brown Library
(Oxford) Granville County Library System
(Nashville) Harold D. Cooley Library
(Greenville) Sheppard Memorial Library

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