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Display cases    


As a free public service we offer free display space with 4 window displays in the hallway, a circular case in the Main Library, and 3 cabinet cases in the lobby.

Information about the cases we offer and the restrictions and conditions of use can be found below. To sign up for a case or get more information, please call (865) 425-3455. 

  • You must supply all of your materials including thumb tacks, backdrops, tape, etc.
  • Displays must be placed by the 5th of the month, or the space will be reassigned.
  • Displays must be removed by/on the last day of the month.
  • The cases do have locks, but neither the City of Oak Ridge nor the Oak Ridge Public Library will be liable for any damage or theft of displayed materials.
  • City sponsored displays have priority at the discretion of the Library Director.

Conditions of Use

You must be one of the following:
  • non-profit
  • service and/or arts related community organization
  • individual
Your display must be used for one of the following purposes:
  • to inform the public of the purpose and scope of your particular group
  • to display your hobby, collection, crafts, and/or handiworks

Your display CANNOT:

  • promote any political, religious, personal, group, or association's beliefs, opinions or positions
  • advocate/encourage discrimination of persons because of sex, race, gender, national origin, or religion
  • include nudity
  • display prices (although you may display your contact information for items that are for sale)
These conditions are subject to change. The Oak Ridge Public Library reserves the right to ask an organization to dismantle and/or change a display.

Display Case Information

Hallway Flat Wall Cases:
  • Cases #1 - #4 (cases #2 and #3 are the most prominent)
  • 46" tall x 46" wide x 11" deep
  • Internal Lighting
  • Locking Glass Panels
  • 2 Adjustable/Removable Glass Shelves
Lobby Cabinet Cases:
  • Cases #6 - #8 (case #8 is the most prominent)
  • 60" tall x 45" wide x 11" deep
  • Internal Lighting
  • Locking Glass Doors
  • 3 Adjustable Glass Shelves
  • Currently Only Available to Foothill's Craft Guild Members
Main Library Circular Case:
  • 48" tall x 24" diameter
  • Locking Plastic Door
  • 2 Adjustable Plastic Shelves