Curbside pick-up at the Dare County libraries is now available by appointment.

The Dare County Library in Hatteras village. [photo courtesy]

Customers of the libraries in Dare County can request materials for curbside pick-up over the phone or by using the online catalog.

When requested materials arrive, Library staff will contact you to arrange a convenient time for you to come and get them using our no contact curbside pick-up.

To request materials by phone, you can call your library and request particular titles, authors, genres or subjects. You can request children’s materials by age or reading interest or level.

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You can place a hold to request any item; however, you will get materials much faster if they are “Available”. Also, you will get materials faster if they are owned by your “home” Library, rather than a different Library location. See detailed instructions on how to place a hold via our online catalog on our website

Courier will be running between library locations, however, following CDC guidance we will be “quarantining” materials between users for more than 72 hours. At this time only outdoor book drops at the three libraries are open. We ask our customers to please not place any donated books in these drops at this time.

The Dare County libraries also offer a full array of digital content including thousands of eBooks for all ages available at

Even though our libraries are currently closed to the public, staff are always available weekdays to assist you or answer any questions you may have.

For more information, please call your Dare County Library location during weekday hours. Manteo 473-2372, Hatteras 986-2385, Kill Devil Hills 441-4331.