Shop at Second Chances


Second Chances Used Bookstore (formerly The Book Cottage) is located in the second classroom across the hall from the Library double doors (directions). We offer used books for as little as 50ยข each! To volunteer at Second Chances contact us at

Hours (unless library is closed)

Monday: 12pm - 4pm

Tuesday: 11am - 1pm

Wednesday: 2pm - 4 pm

Thursday: 11am - 5pm

Saturdays: 10am - 2pm

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We appreciate your support!

In addition to accepting general donations, the Friends of Western Carteret Public Library also offer you a permanent and meaningful way to honor or memorialize loved ones and friends. All gifts will be acknowledged in the Book of Donors, and gifts of $100 or more will be acknowledged on the appropriate plaque in the library. No donation is too small to be appreciated!
  •     $1000 (Gold plaque)
  •     $500 (Silver plaque)
  •     $250 (Bronze plaque)
  •     $100 (Memorial plaque, if in honor or in memory of)

"Donate Now" to fill out donation form and see online or by check payment options.



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Find Us

Friends of WCPL (Mailing Address)
722 Cedar Point Blvd.
Cedar Point, NC 28584

Western Carteret Public Library (website) (directions)
(location of Second Chances Used Bookstore)

230 Taylor Notion Rd.
Cape Carteret, NC 28584

Friends of Western Carteret Public Library