Library News

COVID-19 Pandemic Operations

  • The library building will reopen to the public for limited services Monday, June 8, 2020. Until that time, the building will remain closed to the public.

  • The library is currently offering curbside pickup service for requested materials.  Please place hold requests normally through your account by logging in near the top of this page; then, call 919-934-8146, Option 2, to schedule a pickup time.  Hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM.

  • Our return book drops will reopen Monday, May 18, 2020.  Please keep your borrowed materials until our book drops reopen. Due dates for borrowed materials have been extended, and no late fees will be assessed while our book drops are closed.

  • Please make use of our online resources including cloudLibrary, NCKids, NCLive, Mango Languages, and more -- all available with your library card or PowerSchool ID number (through StudentAccess partnerships with Johnston County Public Schools and Neuse Charter School).

  • Temporary Virtual Library Cards are available by clicking here.

  • Follow us on Facebook for the latest updates: @pljcs.

  • If you experience technical difficulties accessing our online resources or logging into your library account, please email help@pljcs.org. If you need help with something else, please call 919-934-8146.



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Tuesday 9:00am - 5:30pm

Wednesday 9:00am - 5:30pm

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Friday 9:00am - 5:30pm

Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm