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Hackney Library

Impact Initiative


Welcome to the LibGuide for Initiative Impact Participants!

In the left sidebar (scroll down to see all the sections) are links to a variety of helps; click on each to see the content.

f at any time you need assistance with your research, feel free to contact any reference librarian who is on duty in the library.  You also have access to help via telephone (252-399-6502) and via email (

Circulation Policies

  • Use your library card to check out materials.
  • You may check out up to 10 items at a time.
  • Return your materials on time.
  • Check out periods are usually for 28 days, with a few exceptions.
  • You must bring your library item(s) and card with you to renew items. (Maximum of two renewals allowed.)
  • Fines accrue at the rate of .05 cents per day.
  • Overdue notices will be emailed to you.  Please do not ignore or delete them, as they refer to your overdue Hackney Library materials!

For more information about our circulation policies, see our circulation policies page.

Computer Use in Hackney Library

Hardwired Computers:

Impact Initiative participants may use the library's hardwired computers, but they must be logged in by a librarian.  Stop at the circulation or reference desks for assistance.

Personal Laptops:

Impact Initiative participants may bring their own laptops for use on our wireless network.  Get the necessary password to log onto the wireless network from the reference librarian.

Off-Campus Access to Online Books and Articles

As a member of Hackney Library's borrowing community, you are permitted access to its online resources from off campus with a Barton login. The Barton username and password required for you to access online materials when not on campus is located on the back of your Barton library card.