What’s Happening
at Our Library

  • Currituck County Public Libraries are open to the public.
    • Barco and Moyock Libraries open
      Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    • Corolla Library open
      Monday – Wednesday and Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
      Thursday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Curbside Service is still available at all Currituck County Public Libraries
    Monday – Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Staff is available to check out materials, make copies and send faxes.

Summer 2022
Activities at Barco, Corolla & Moyock Libraries
  • Seas the Day: Teen Summer Reading Challenge
    Wednesday, June 1 – Friday, July 29, 2022

    Teens in 6-12th grade are invited to participate in a Summer Reading Challenge. For each challenge you finish, you’ll receive a raffle ticket to be entered in a prize drawing. The more you read, the better your chances are to win some cool prizes. Stop by the Barco or Moyock library to pick up a reading challenge starting Wednesday, June 1, 2022.

  • Genealogy Courses On Demand

    Currituck County Libraries offer 6 different Genealogy courses on demand! Hone your genealogy skills at your own pace, at a time that works for you. Each course is a self-paced video, available for individual viewing at the Barco or Moyock Libraries anytime during our normal business hours. An optional 30-minute question and answer session after course completion with our Genealogy Specialist is also available at the Moyock branch. Appointments for the optional Q&A session are recommended to ensure availability.

    Course offerings include an Introduction to Genealogy for beginners (with an optional companion paper-based course upon request; this course is also available for checkout on DVD), a 4-part series on genealogical records (court records, estate & probate, land & property, and vital/other records) in Currituck County and a Guide to the Formation of Currituck County. Courses may be taken individually, in any order, or all at once, depending on your needs and level of experience with genealogy research.

    For more information, call Barco at 252-453-8345 or Moyock at 252-435-6419.

  • Genealogy Clinic

    Need some help on that stubborn relative that can’t be found? Unsure where to go next in your genealogical journey? Our Genealogy Clinic may be just what the doctor ordered to help you get back on track.

    For more information, call Barco at  252-453-8345 or Moyock at 252-435-6419.

  • Genealogy Kits

    Remember to pick up our Genealogy Kid’s Kit! The kit includes a family history booklet, family tree charts, family member interview questions, a family tradition worksheet and more. It’s a great way to encourage children to become their very own future family historians. Bring your completed bingo card back to the library and receive a special surprise!


For more information on any of these programs, visit the library’s  or contact your local  branches:

  • Barco: 252453-8345
  • Corolla: 252-453-0496
  • Moyock: 252-435-6419


Activities at Barco Library

For more information, call the Barco Library at 252-453-8345.

  • Summer Reading Program

    Each week, school-aged kids will discover fun and fascinating facts about the sea. Events are held on Wednesdays at 3:00 p.m., unless otherwise stated. All programs after our kickoff will require registration, as space is limited. Registration for each event will open on the Monday prior to the event; call 252- 453-8345 to register.

    • June 15, 2022: Discover Treasures: Play ocean bingo, go on a treasure hunt, and build a boat all while learning about ocean treasures. Registration is not required to attend this event.
    • June 23, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.: Ocean Science with the North Carolina Aquarium: Learning how the ocean makes life possible is more important than ever before! With the help of the North Carolina Aquarium, our summer readers will discover the different branches of science involved in the study of our oceans. Registration is required and opens Monday, June 20, 2022.
    • June 29, 2022: Sharon Meade: Sharon Meade from the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education will join us for a special ocean-themed program. Registration is required and opens June Monday, June 27, 2022.
    • July 13, 2022:  Financial Possibilities with Loretta Shawgo: Saving-Spending-Giving: Explore the keys to your financial possibilities with an ocean-themed piggy bank craft.  Registration is required and opens Monday, July 11, 2022.
    • July 20, 2022: Explore New Depths: Dive deep into the ocean while making an ocean zones upcycled craft. Registration is required and opens Monday, July 18, 2022.
  • Summer Storytime To-Go for Toddlers and Preschoolers
    These take-home activities will help children acquire the necessary skills to learn to read while providing parents with helpful tips, tricks, and guidance. New Summer Storytime packets will be available each week from Monday, June 13 – Friday, July 22, 2022.

    • June 13-17, 2022: Pirates – Read books and sing a pirate song before you color and trace a pirate line.
    • June 20-24, 2022: Ocean – Sing ocean songs and learn about the ocean deep while you practice your handwriting.
    • June 27-July 1, 2022: Seashells – Learn about seashells while you practice shapes, counting, and patterns.
    • July 5-8, 2022: Sharks – Sing a shark song and learn all about sharks while doing a shark dot-to-dot.
    • July 11-15, 2022: Fish – Fish come in many colors, shapes and sizes! Read about fish while you learn your colors.
    • July 18-22, 2022: Ocean Animals – Work on beginning sounds as you learn about ocean animals.

Activities at Corolla Library

For more information, call the Corolla Library at 252-453-0496.

  • Mahjong
    Each Monday | 1:00 p.m.

    Whether you’re an experienced player, just starting out, or somewhere in between, the Mahjong group is the perfect way to enjoy spirited and fun game play with fellow members.  Contact the Library if you are interested.

  • Ocean Science 2.0
    Thursday, July 14, 2022 | 10:00 a.m. 

    The North Carolina Aquarium will be at the library for their summer program.  The NC Aquarium program is tentative at this time.


Activities at Moyock Library

For more information, call the Moyock Library at 252-435-6419.

  • Summer Reading Program: Oceans of Possibilities
    Each week, school-aged kids will discover fun and fascinating facts about the sea. Events are held on Thursdays at 3:00PM. All programs after our luau kickoff will require registration, as space is limited. Registration for each event will open on the Monday prior to the event; call 252-435-6419 to register.
    • June 16, 2022: Luau Kickoff – Create a lei or tiki necklace and participate in fun activities including hula-hoop and relay races! Registration is not required to attend this event.
    • June 23, 2022: Ocean Science with the North Carolina Aquarium – Learning how the ocean makes life possible is more important than ever before! With the help of the North Carolina Aquarium, our summer readers will discover the different branches of science involved in the study of our oceans. Registration is required and opens Monday, June 20, 2022.
    • June 30, 2022: Sea Turtles and N.E.S.T. – Join us as we discover the world of sea turtles! Learn about how you can help as you listen to a N.E.S.T. volunteer share their story. Registration is required and opens Monday, June 27, 2022.
    • July 14, 2022: Sharon Meade – Sharon Meade from the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education will join us for a special ocean-themed program. Registration is required and opens Monday, July 11, 2022.
    • July 21, 2022: Heroes of the Sea – Explore the science behind submersibles, discover animals that call mangroves their home, and learn about scientists and activists that have become heroes of the sea during our final Summer Reading program of 2022. Registration is required and opens Monday, July 18, 2022.
  • Summer Storytime To Go for Toddlers and Preschoolers

    These take-home activities will help children acquire the necessary skills to learn to read while providing parents with helpful tips, tricks, and guidance. New Summer Storytime packets will be available each week from Monday, June 13 – Friday, July 22, 2022.

    • June 13-17, 2022: Ocean – Read books and sing a song about the ocean before playing a fun game involving ocean animals!
    • June 20-24, 2022: Fish – Create a fish using recycled materials and learn about how to expand your child’s vocabulary.
    • June 27-July 1, 2022: Seashells – Learn about a variety of seashells and the animals that call them their home.
    • July 5-8, 2022: Sharks – Sing a song about sharks and play a fun game where you feed a shark and practice learning colors.
    • July 11-15, 2022: Whales – Count whales and do a dolphin puzzle while learning about how to expand your math skills.
    • July 18-22, 2022: Sea Turtles – Explore the life cycle of a sea turtle and use phonological awareness to hear smaller sounds in words through music.