Don C. Locke Library

In response to the COVID-19 medical emergency, Locke Library will be closed to the public and to A-B Tech faculty, staff, and students until Monday, August 24, 2020. At that time, we will reopen to A-B Tech faculty, staff, and students only. We will remain closed to the general public. Please keep materials that you have checked out from the library until we reopen. Fines accrued during the time the library is closed will be waived. If you have questions or concerns, please use the Ask-a-Librarian link on the left-hand side of this page. Thanks.

Get live reference help via ChatStaff Monday-Friday after 5 p.m.

For more information about our COVID 19 safety procedures, please check the Locke Library COVID 19 LibGuide

Locke Library laptops are unavailable for checkout until further notice. We apologize for the inconvenience. 


Check out A-B Tech's Digital Archive Yearbooks here, compliments of DigitalNC, a joint project of the NC Department of Cultural Resources, the UNC-Chapel Hill University Library, and the NC Digital Heritage Center.



To find instructions on accessing these and other resources, visit Off-campus access to NCLIVE and other subscription databases

During Semester Breaks, Holidays, and other occurrences, Don C. Locke Library follows the A-B Tech campus operation schedule.

Fall Semester 2020
Don C. Locke Library Hours

  • Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday, CLOSED

Library Phone: (828) 398-7301