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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 now open!
curbside service resumes on july 30th.
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Mobile Printing 

Need to print something while the library is closed? Starting on August 3rd, the library will be offering Mobile Printing. These prints will be free while the library is closed. When your print is ready, you will be notified. Prints will be available for pickup Monday - Friday between 1:00pm and 6:00pm through our curbside service. Upload print jobs to this website

Click here for instructions on how Mobile Printing works.

Want to download an app to make printing easier?
Download PrinterOn for iOS or Android and print right from your mobile device!


A Guide to Creating a Landscape that Supports the Environment

August 19th  World Wise Wednesdays presents Michelle Campanis, UT Arboretum Education Program Coordinator, who will share information on creating a landscape that enhances and supports our environment in East Tennessee. 

Register for the webinar here!

Once you register, you will receive an email about how to access the program.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Oak Ridge Public Library.



SAMPLE ballots

Vote in the State/Federal Primary election and the State/County election on August 6th.

Want to see a sample ballot? Visit these websites for a sample ballot for Anderson County and Roane County.

For polling locations and other information, please visit this website.

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



  • Overdrive 101

    Enjoy the library on your device wherever you go! 

    In this introduction to OverDrive, attendees will use the OverDrive and Libby Apps to learn how to do the following:

    • Download and setup the Apps
    • Search for eBooks and audiobooks
    • Borrow books, Navigate books, & Place Holds
    • Stream Movies
    • Return Items
    • Use Wish Lists and Tags
    • Borrow Kindle Books
    Great for first-time users, patrons who need a refresher, or experienced users who may have questions about the App or want to learn about features they may not be using.

    Register here! You will receive an invitation with a link to join the program on Thursday 8/27/2020 at 1:00 pm.




    seed catalog

    Thinking about starting a fall garden? Now is the perfect time to order seeds! 

    Check-out our inventory of seeds in our online seed catalog! Getting free seeds from Oak Ridge Public Library is as simple as 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.




    upcoming webinars


    Creating a Landscape that
    Supports the Environment

    World Wise Wednesday
    August 19th @ Noon


    Overdrive 101: 
    Technology Class

    August 27th @ 1:00pm


    A Humor-Filled Life
    with Judy DiGregorio

    World Wise Wednesday
    September 16th @ Noon