Modified Services 

Library Sign  - Branches Modified Hours May 2021

OCPL offers reduced contact holds pickup for patrons that do not feel comfortable coming inside the building. Patrons with items on hold should call their respective branch location to arrange to pick up their held material.

For more information on how to place holds, click here.


OCPL offers a wide variety of online and modified services to ensure that patrons can continue to receive the services needed even if they do not feel comfortable coming into a public space.

  • Patrons needing tax forms can call their respective branch locations to arrange pick-up curbside.
  • Wi-Fi printing is available. For those who utilize this option, the curbside pick-up of printouts can be arranged. Information about wireless printing is available at
  • Wi-Fi service reaches into the parking lots of all Onslow County Public Library locations. Citizens with their own devices are encouraged to use this service.
  • All book returns will remain open.
  • OCPL has a variety of online resources available for free with a library card – eBooks, downloadable audiobooks, language learning, streaming video, and much more. Library cards can be set up online or over the phone by calling one of our locations. 
  • Library staff will also be available to answer reference questions via phone.

Patrons can arrange for the above-mentioned services by calling any of the Onslow County Public Library locations:

  • Main Library/Jacksonville, 58 Doris Ave East, Jacksonville
    910-455-7350, Press 2
  • Richlands Branch Library, 299 South Wilmington St, Richlands
    910-324-5321, Press 2
  • Sneads Ferry Branch Library, 1330 NC Highway 210, Sneads Ferry
    910-327-6471, Press 2
  • Swansboro Branch Library, 1460 West Corbett Ave, Swansboro
    910-326-4888, Press 3