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Did you know that the Onslow County Public Library System formally operated a bookmobile?

Check out these other fun OCPL facts:

The first public library in Onslow County was located in Richlands and opened in 1936. Yes, OCPL is over 82 years young!

The collection started with only 100 books and is now over 107,993 books, 9,477 audio books, 11,051 videos and just over 105,000 eBooks.

The main branch of the library did not move to Jacksonville until 1947 after Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune was established.

With 4 locations, 33 staff members, over 4,000 volunteer hours, and approximately 389,0000 visitors annually the Onslow County Public Library is here to serve you!