Obtaining a Library Card

There is no charge for a Johnston County resident's first library card.  The applicant must present a valid North Carolina Driver's License or North Carolina ID at the time of registration.  If the address on the identification is not current, a piece of mail (preferably a utility bill) addressed to the applicant must be presented to show proof of Johnston County residency.  There is no charge for a patron showing proof of employment in Johnston County.  For those who do not live or work in Johnston County, the annual fee for a library card is $10.  First time check out limit is two (2) items. 

Children 6 and older may obtain library cards, but the identification and signature of the parent or guardian is required.

Library Policies


Books: $0.25 per day past due date 
Audio Books: $0.25 per day past due date  
DVDs: $1.00 per day past due date
Music CDs:  $0.25 per day past due date


Lost Library Card:  $2.00

Damaged Materials:  Varies, based on amount and type of damage.  Replacement fee is value of item plus additional $3.00 processing fee. 

Lost Materials:  Value of item plus additional $3.00 processing fee. 

**Patrons with outstanding fees will not be permitted use of library materials, including computer access.**

Services Offered

Wireless Internet Access

Ten Internet- Ready Computers

Printer Services - $0.15 a page

Copy Machine for public use - $0.10 a page

Local/Regional/National Newspapers

Variety of Magazines

Inter-Library Loans from PLJC System


Archived copies of The Johnstonian Sun 

Renew and reserve books online 


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