The Harnett County Public Library is located on the banks of the Cape Fear River in the County seat of Lillington, North Carolina. The library was dedicated on May 22, 1988. The new building increased the size of the library from 3500 sq. ft. to 13,000 sq. ft.
More than 10,000 people each month are served by the libraries in the Harnett County Library System. The system owns more than 200,000 books, magazines, cassettes, compact discs, books on tape, and videos. Last year 305,554 items were checked out from a library in our system .
HCPL belongs to a consortium of six public libraries (including Anderson Creek, Angier, Coats, Dunn and Erwin) in Harnett County which offers access to its citizens a world of information through the resources of this library system, North Carolina's system of libraries as well as to resources on the Internet. The library is governed by a Board of Trustees and the library director is Melanie Collins.