Adults

  1. Thu Jun. 24

    Douglass Center Book Club The Douglass Center Book Club will meet for discussion on June 24th at 10:30.
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  2. Mon Jun. 28

    Forest Bathing for Wellness Have you ever tried “forest bathing?” Forest bathing is a way to resource our health and wellness by...
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Programs 

Book Clubs

In-person book clubs are back! If you love reading and discussing amazing books, join one of our fantastic library book clubs! Check the library's online calendar to view upcoming book club dates.

  • Read Between the Pines, SPPL's evening book club for adults, meets on the third Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m. Read Between the Pines meets at the Southern Pines Public Library, located at 170 W. Connecticut Ave. Contact mhoward@sppl.net for more information.
  • The Douglass Center Book Club meets on the fourth Thursday of the month at 10:30 a.m. at the Douglass Community Center. The Douglass Community Center is located at 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave. For more information, contact mmiller@sppl.net.

Physical copies of book club titles will be available for checkout from the Library, and as eBook and eAudiobook editions through NCDL on the first of the month. Reserve your copy online or by phone and join the fun! 

Writer’s Group

Calling writers and illustrators: Are you interested in creating fiction, nonfiction, poetry, or comics? Come to the Sunday Afternoon Writing Group! Connect with other writers and artists, chat about your craft, and get feedback about your work. All levels welcome. Writer's Group meets one Sunday per month from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m., at the Southern Pines Public Library. To join, email lholden@sppl.net.

Ice House Entrepreneurial Mindset Course

Register for the Ice House Entrepreneurial Mindset Course. This ongoing online, self-paced program is designed to help you develop creativity, critical thinking, effective problem solving, teamwork, and other entrepreneurial skills. 

Services 

Mobile Printing 

Use your personal computer or mobile device from anywhere to print directly to the library’s printers. Once documents are submitted, come to the library during operational hours to release, pay, and print your documents. 

Book Club Kits 

Book club kits are available for book clubs and may be borrowed from the library. Each kit contains 10 copies of the book and a discussion guide. Library members may check out the the entire kit for a six week period with no renewals. Learn more about the checkout policies and procedures.

Next Reads

Running out of things to read? Let the SPPL librarians help you discover something new! Fill out the Next Reads online form describing some of your favorite (and least favorite) books. The librarians will select your custom list of 5 recommended titles to read based off your form responses. You will receive your list via email within 3 to 5 days. 

Resources

Special Topic Guides

Discover books, online library resources, and websites tailored to a specific topic or subject area. 

Online Resources

Use your library card and PIN to access subscription content at home or on the go.