If you are employed by Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, Orange County Schools,The Expedition Charter School or Eno River Academy, you already have full privilege library account in place with the Orange County Public Library. Consider it a thank you for being part of educating our youth!
Note: If you already have a regular library account with us, we can merge the two accounts into one account for you. Just ask!
Check out the following resources for your students. You can even include these in a lesson plan! Click on an icon below to be taken to the service. When prompted, enter your library account number (your staff ID number)
eBooks, videos, audiobooks, and Read-Alongs for young readers for a Kindle, NOOK, iPad, computer, or mobile device
Links to websites with math, social studies, coding and more
Biographies for Beginners, written for grades 4 and up
Help with math, social studies, language arts and more
Magazines, newspaper, and journal articles, ebooks, historical materials, maps, and more.
Test prep for CTE WorkKeys Tests
Instantly borrow eBooks, audiobooks, comics, movies, music and more -- 24/7, no waiting. Check-out limit: 3 items/month. Visit the hoopla site (Parental controls are available)
Click for links to FAFSA, the College Boards and College Foundation of NC (CFNC).
Find out about FREE online classes from the Princeton Review.
Download library eBooks and eAudiobooks to read on a Kindle, NOOK, iPad, mobile device. Check-out periods are three weeks; renewals possible.
Students can get free help with -
You may check out up to 40 items on your educator account, including Literacy Bags for Birth to Grade 5. You will not be charged any late fees but you will be billed for lost, stolen or damaged items.
STEP 1: Login to your online account
STEP 2: Enter your library account number and password. Your library card number is your staff ID number (You should be able to find that on your pay stub. If you need help locating that information, please speak with your supervisor). Your password is the last four digits of your phone number (e.g.2539), if we have that. If not, then it is the last four digits of your staff ID.
***Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Staff only. Your password is the last four digits of your staff ID number with an x in the middle (e.g. 04x04).
STEP 3: Place items on hold. You will receive an email when your materials are ready for pick up and with instructions on how to use our curbside service. Click here for complete information about our curbside service.
Do you have students looking for internet service? Check with
- Orange County Government about public WiFi locations
- The Community Workshop Series at UNC-Chapel Hill about low-cost/free options for and internet service or
- Your school's media center specialist
Books and other materials may be checked out for 21 days.
The total number of items you may check out is 40.
You may renew all items 2 times, except items that are on a waiting list. You may renew items by phone at 919.245.2525 or online.
No Fines on Late Materials
Note: Our system automatically bills anyone who has an item after it's one month overdue. Simply return your materials, and we'll waive the fine. If items are damaged or lost, we will bill you to cover replacement costs.
School or Group Visits Are Not Possible at This Time
Give us a call at 919.245.2525 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org