Welcome to the library of the future


The doors at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library are open!

You now have a second main library.

Centennial Campus now has an iconic intellectual and social center. NC State University has a learning and collaborative space that boldly proclaims our strengths in engineering, textiles, design, and technology. And Raleigh has a new signature building that will attract global attention for its beauty and adventurous architecture.

This is a library that is perfect for students and faculty in every discipline.

Almost 100 group study rooms, two amazing new Learning Commons, dedicated areas for faculty and graduate students, state-of-the art technology around every corner, and the inspiring feeling you are going to get when you walk into this building: they all make it well worth a trip to Centennial Campus, even if that trip is not yet part of your daily routine.

Come explore it.


  • the face of NC State University in this century
  • a space that expands the frontiers of learning and research


  • your work displayed on a giant video wall
  • your books delivered by a robot
  • your next idea taking shape in a simulated environment


  • with peers and colleagues across disciplines
  • with tools that erase distances
  • with world-class research collections


  • the next video game that changes the industry
  • a 3D model or prototype
  • a professionally mixed film or score
  • new solutions from big data

Learn more at http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/huntlibrary