Mission, Vision & Strategic Plan


The mission of the Onslow County Public Libraries (OCPL) is to provide quality materials and services that fulfill educational, informational, and cultural needs of all citizens in a welcoming and stimulating atmosphere.


Onslow County Public Library is an essential community resource:
  • Offering free and open access to information
  • Creating opportunities for lifelong learning
  • Promoting cultural awareness and enriching the quality of life
  • Leading in personal service, research and technology

Strategic Plan

OCPL Strategic Plan 2014-2019 (PDF)

OCPL Facilities Long Term Master Plan

Phase 1 Final Report (PDF)
Phase 2 Final Report (PDF)

Facilities Long Term Master Plan Report Summary

The purpose of this report is to recommend to Onslow County the number, size and locations for public library facilities to serve the county for the next twenty-five years and to recommend budgets and schedules for the development of such facilities.