Hurricane Florence update

Our Havelock and Western Carteret libraries received damage due to Hurricane Florence, but, are open to the public and on the road to recovery.

Ever wonder how libraries protect their collections during hurricanes? Check out these storm prep photos:

CCPL preps the reference collection before the storm.
Carteret County Public Library raises reference materials from lower shelves and covers them with plastic before the arrival of Hurricane Florence. 9-11-2018
CCPL covers the children's collection with plastic before the storm.
Carteret County Public Library covers the children’s collection with plastic before the arrival of Hurricane Florence. 9-11-2018

The next two photos are an example of why our libraries prepare so thoroughly before the storm. Keeping our collections dry!

Damage to the ceiling at the Western Carteret Public Library.
Leaking ceiling tiles above the plastic-covered non-fiction stacks at the Western Carteret Public Library. 9-26-2018
Storm damage to the roof of the Western Carteret Public Library.
Storm damage to the roof of the Western Carteret Public Library. 9-26-2018