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The Library is closed to the public until further notice. We do not have a date to reopen.
The book drop is open.

Summer Reading Program 2020


1:00PM - 6:00PM

For more information about how curbside works, click here.

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.

digital access library card

Oak Ridge Public Library would like everyone to have easy access to our digital materials while schools and businesses are closed and we are all encouraged to stay home.

This card will give you access to:
  • e-books, audiobooks, and streaming video through Overdrive and Libby
  • Lynda.com
  • Consumer Reports
  • Newsbank
  • Gale Legal Forms
  • Gale Small Business Builder
  • Gale Chilton Library

  • new online resources

    Have you always wanted to learn more about investing or information on specific investments? Are you an experienced investor looking for access to professional investment research?

    ORPL is excited to offer trial access for 30 days of two online investment research databases: ValueLine and Morningstar.

    Join in the trial experience with us! Let us know what you think of each database, what features you find most useful, and if you think that you will use the database by taking this survey.

    seed catalog

    Started a garden yet? Thinking about starting one?

    Check-out our inventory of seeds in our online seed catalog! Getting free seeds from Oak Ridge Public Library is as simple browsing our seed catalog, filling out this online order form, and picking up the seeds at our curbside service area!

    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.

    summer reading program 2020

    Sign-Ups Between

    May 29th - June 29th

    Next Virtual Program

    Tuesday, June 9th @ 10:30

    Reading Logs Due By 

    Monday, July 13th