North Carolina Libraries, Vol 67, No 2 (2009)

Wayne County Public Library

Maegan Wilson


Wayne County Public Library Inc.’s largest branch is located in Goldsboro, North Carolina—the heart of Wayne County-- and has a history that spans over 100 years.  The collection has grown from 1,000 books in a circulating library of twenty book cases to over 137,000 books in a five branch system.  The library has made several moves in its lifetime, each time to fill a need for more space.  The library currently serves a wide array of patrons from immigrants to military to college students.  It is the mission of Wayne County Public Library Inc. to provide its community with information, materials, and services that support learning and the workplace; promote an appreciation of its history and diverse cultures; and offer community members the opportunity to meet and interact with others in the community.

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