Category Archives: Libraries and Bookstores

There’s nothing like spending a Topsail Island beach day with a good book by the shore.Imagine relaxing on a serene beach in a comfortable chair…

Find bookstores and local libraries in Surf City, Topsail Beach, Sneads Ferry and more so you never run out of great reading material for your beach vacation. There are options to check out books for free from local public libraries or purchase books to add to your collection.

Here are a few of the great libraries and bookstores on Topsail Island and the surrounding area:

Sneads Ferry Branch Library — (910) 327-6471 — 1330 Highway 210, Sneads Ferry, NC

Quarter Moon Books & Gift Shop — (910) 328-4969 — 708 S Anderson Blvd, Topsail Beach, NC

Surf City Free Lending Library — Little Free Library Box — Soundside Park, 517 Roland Ave., Surf City, NC

Hampstead Branch Library — (910) 270-4603 — 75 Library Drive, Hampstead, NC

Jacksonville Main Library — (910) 455-7350 — 58 Doris Avenue East, Jacksonville, NC

This is not Your Mother’s Public Library – It’s Yours! (and Free!)

by Donna Byrd In March of 2014, Sneads Ferry got a new baby: a brand spanking new, library building! The Onslow Public Library system decided that the small, 2,000 foot library building needed to expand in size to meet the needs of a growing community. The 3.8 million dollar project created a multipurpose facility that … Continue reading This is not Your Mother’s Public Library – It’s Yours! (and Free!)

Looking for Music, a Beverage, Books, and a bit of Culture? Try Quarter Moon Books and Gift Shop

Looking for Music, a Beverage, Books, and a bit of Culture? Try Quarter Moon Books and Gift Shop Recently, I had the opportunity to stop in at the Quarter Moon Books and Gift Shop (which also boasts of a coffee and wine bar)  in  Topsail Beach.  Bill and I had just finished a perfect lunch … Continue reading Looking for Music, a Beverage, Books, and a bit of Culture? Try Quarter Moon Books and Gift Shop