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The Library will be closed to the public starting on March 21st at 6pm until further notice.


The Oak Ridge Public Library cares about the health and safety of our patrons. We have taken measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 among the library and our community. We want everyone to stay healthy and well-informed.

Please click here to learn more about our efforts and stay updated on what the library has to offer.

meet lynda.

She is your personal link to thousands of tutorials at home. All you need is your Oak Ridge Public Library card! Lynda is an online learning resource, offering courses that help you build skills and learn new strategies. 

With Lynda, you can learn more about: 
  • Microsoft Office
  • Data Management
  • Programming
  • Graphic Design
  • Business Communication
  • Website Development
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • and many other topics! 

To access Lynda, click here and sign in with your library card number and pin!

2020 census

Invitations to the 2020 Census are being sent! You can respond to the 2020 Census now!

Visit the 2020 Census website to see more information about the 2020 Census and for direct access to completing your survey via internet, available in 13 languages! Click here for video guides that will introduce you to the 2020 Census, present a quick overview of the online questionnaire, and help you answer the questions.

book it! Reviews


Do you love books? Do you like reading? Do you look forward to diving into the world of an upcoming book when it's announced? 
Well, you're in luck! If you're between the ages of 14 and 18, stop by the Children's Room and grab an uncorrected 
Advanced Reader Copy to read and review a book!
Contact the Children's Room if you would like to learn more about this program.


Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports is a time-trusted source of product reviews and consumer news. If you’re considering purchasing a new or used car, a new household appliance, or even just a pair of headphones, check out Consumer Reports’ advice before you buy. All you need is a library card to access this comprehensive resource.

Upcoming Events



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World Wise Wednesday 



Ever wanted to take a Library Magazine home with you? Now you can! Past issues of our current magazines will check out for 3 weeks.