Katharine Boyd Library
The Katharine L. Boyd Library provides comfortable, pleasant surroundings for study and leisure reading in a 26,000 square foot building. Library materials are selected to support and supplement academic programs and to encourage students to become informed citizens. Materials are also selected to satisfy interests in various careers and to stimulate reading as a leisure-time activity.
The collection includes more than 80,000 items and extensive periodical holdings which include subscriptions to local, state, and national newspapers. There is a large microfilm and microfiche collection which includes a complete run of the New York Times from its beginning in 1851. There are computerized indices to newspaper and periodical articles such as NC LIVE and Opposing Viewpoints. The library’s collection of over 2,000 videotapes and DVDs contains instructional programs, feature films, documentaries, musicals, operas, plays, classic children’s films, and PBS programs.