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located at:

1401 Oak Ridge Turnpike
Oak Ridge, TN  37830


library director:

Kathy E. McNeilly
(865) 425-3455

The Oak Ridge Public Library serves a community of 29,330.  Oak Ridge is located 17 miles northwest of Knoxville, in East Tennessee, between the Cumberland and the Great Smoky Mountains.  Founded as a secret federal government project during World War II, our city continues to preserve and define a tradition rich with scientific and educational excellence.
The Main Library will be open again on Monday, May 4th.  The Library will be back to normal hours.

Monday - Thursday:  10:00am until 9:00pm
Friday:  10:00am until 6:00pm
Saturday:  9:00am until 6:00pm
Sunday:  2:00pm until 6:00pm

Come by and check out our new lights!

The Children's Room will be closed for the lighting renovation beginning on Monday, May 4th.

Storytimes for Monday, May 4th and Tuesday, May 5th will be in the Social Room at the Recreation Center.  Storytimes beginning May 11th will be in the Library Auditorium.

The Children's Room staff will be operating out of the Library Auditorium beginning on Wednesday, May 6th and will have limited access to children's materials for patrons.

The children's restrooms will also not be accessible during this time.