Public Library

The Farmville Public Library, a department of the Town of Farmville, was established in 1930, has been in its current location since 1954 and was expanded and renovated in 1997.

To access the library's online catalog, resources, and to view upcoming events and programs for all ages, please visit


Mission Statement
The Farmville Public Library provides materials, programs, space, and services to inform, inspire, educate and entertain.

Children’s Department
The Children’s Department offers a variety of activities for children, including weekly story times, special events, and annual Summer Reading programs.

Weekly story times for families, groups, and organizations in the library’s children’s activity room are currently held for 2 to 5 year olds each Tuesday at 10:30 am during the school year.  In addition, the Children’s Librarian will present story times at day cares, schools, and similar organizations free of charge.  If you would like to request a story time at your organization, please call the Library at (252) 753-3355, or email Connie Widney at

Please note that story times will not meet during Pitt County public school breaks or in cases of severe weather.

Collection, Resources, and Services
Our growing collection of print and audiovisual materials currently totals over 37,000 titles, including a North Carolina Collection, Reference Collection, Fiction and Non-Fiction for all ages, Large Print, DVDs, and Books on CD.  Over seventy five different magazine and newspaper titles are also available.

New, bestselling eBooks are available that may be downloaded to eReading devices such as the iPad, Nook, Kindle and others.  Visit the library’s online eBook collection website ( to download titles.  Your library card number is required upon checkout.

We also offer access to many additional resources through NC LIVE, North Carolina’s online library.  NC LIVE is accessible in the library or remotely.  If you would like remote access to NC LIVE, choose “Farmville Public Library” as your institution when prompted and enter your library card number for your password.

Excellent public computing, Internet service, and word processing software are also available for adults, teenagers, and children.  For those with laptop computers, free wi-fi is available.

Photocopying, scanning, and lamination services are available at the library for a small fee.

Library Policies
Please visit the library’s website ( for a complete list of library polices.

The Farmville Library Board of Trustees will meet as follows:
Monday, January 12th, 2015
Meetings are held at 5:00 PM at the Farmville Public Library.

Library hours:

Monday-Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


David R. Miller, Library Director
Farmville Public Library
4276 West Church Street
Farmville, NC 27828
(252) 753-3355 - library
(252) 753-2855 - FAX


Departments & Services