The State Library was founded in 1812. The principal library of state government, it builds the capacity of all libraries in North Carolina, and develops and supports access to traditional and online collections such as genealogy, North Carolina culture and heritage, and resources for the blind and physically handicapped.
The Government and Heritage Library preserves and facilitates access to state government information through the Government & History Research Room and Genealogical Services.
The Library Development section plans, implements, and coordinates a comprehensive program of services to provide knowledge, skills, and resources for North Carolina libraries.
The North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NCLBPH) is a special public library that circulates books and magazines especially made for persons who cannot use regular printed material because of a visual or physical disability. The library is located in Raleigh, but mails materials throughout the state.
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