Oak Ridge Public Library Announces Change in Hours


The Oak Ridge Public Library has announced a change in operating hours that is set to begin Tuesday, September 3, 2019.

Going forward from that date, the main library will be open on the following schedule:

  • Monday - Thursday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Sunday: 2 – 6 p.m.

Please note that the Children's Room will still be open from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and closed on Sundays.

The change in library hours is on a trial basis and staff welcome feedback from patrons on the new schedule. With these new operating hours, the library will be able to re-establish full reference services as well as offer dedicated, public hours for the Oak Ridge Room.

Any questions or comments about operating hours can be directed to the library’s front desk by calling (865) 425-3455.

About Oak Ridge Public Library:
Oak Ridge Public Library is located at 1401 Oak Ridge Turnpike. The library serves a community of nearly 30,000 and features a Children’s Room with special programming as well as an extensive archive facility with materials dating back to the early days of Oak Ridge and the Manhattan Project. You can reach the library at (865) 425-3455.