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909 N Main Street  252-823-1141 or www.edgecombelibrary.org

                   SERVICES and PRICE LIST (Revised  10/19/2011)+



LIBRARY CARD (1st one) *                                                  FREE


The Latest Books, Books on Cassette, Books on CD,

Downloadable Books, Magazines and Newspapers              FREE


Book(s) Renewal by Phone or on the Internet                                  FREE


Computer Use/Internet Access                                                          FREE


ECML cover sheet                                                                         FREE


Expert Genealogy Help                                                          FREE


Expert Reference Help                                                                       FREE


Meeting Space                                                                                    FREE


Story Time for Children                                                        FREE


Summer Reading Program                                                    FREE


Tax Forms (original Federal only)                                        FREE


IN ADDITION (for a minimum charge) we offer:

Copies  (B/W)     .15 cents/page or  .10 cents /page for FOL members

              (Color)            1.00/page or .75 cents/page for FOL members +


Faxes   (sending and receiving)                                           1.00 per page


Flash drive                                                                                 10.00/each


Friends of the Library membership (annual)     2.00/child/ 10.00 adult

(Life membership)                  100.00/adult


Interlibrary loan                                                                                 3.00


Laminating                                                     .50/wallet card or 1.00/foot


Overdue Books, Audio Cassettes or CD         .20 cents per day per item**

Overdue Video or DVD                                                                  1.00/day**

 **Fines waived six times per year for Friends of the Library members


* Replacement card                                                                               5.00


Frequently Asked Questions

What are your hours? 

ECML is open Monday through Thursday from 9:00AM – 9:00 PM, Friday from 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM, and Saturday from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. The library is closed on Sundays.


What are the hours of the Pinetops branch? 

Pinetops is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM., and on Tuesday and Thursday from 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Pinetops is closed on Saturday and Sunday.


What do I need to do to get a library card? 

Any resident of Edgecombe County and surrounding counties is eligible to receive a library card. The library card may be used at the main library or the Pinetops branch. Individuals 17 and under may receive a card if a parent or legal guardian comes in and obtains the card for them. Individuals 18 and older may obtain one without a parent or guardian. All individuals must show proper identification in order to get a card. The first library card is free. Replacement fees are $5.00 for lost cards. Out of service area residents may receive a library card for a $10.00 annual fee.


Can I check out magazines? 

Yes. Any magazine with a barcode on the cover is available for checkout. Only the most recent issues are required to stay inside the library.


Do you laminate? 

Yes we do. Our rates vary according to the size of the item being laminated. Please feel free to inquire at the circulation desk for details.


Do you fax?

Yes we do. Outgoing and incoming faxes are $1.00 cents per page.


How do you access NC Live? 

NC Live can be accessed by following this link: www.nclive.org. A password is required, but can be obtained for free by asking at the circulation desk.


How many people do your meeting rooms hold? 

 The Pender Room has a maximum adult occupancy of around 65 and our Board Room comfortably holds 8 to 12 adults.


How far in advance can I book a meeting room?

You may reserve a meeting room up to 30 days in advance.



Last Updated 03/25/15

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