Educator Accounts

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If you are employed by Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, Orange County Schools,The Expedition Charter School or Eno River Academy, you have a fine-free, 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!

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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)

Grades Pre K-5

NC Kids Digital
 eBooks, videos, audiobooks, and Read-Alongs for young readers for a Kindle, NOOK, iPad, computer, or mobile device 
Fun and Games Icon
Links to websites with math, social studies, coding and more

Bios for Beginners FactCite

Biographies for Beginners, written for grades 4 and up

Help with math, social studies, language arts and more

Recommended Books

Grades 6-12

NC Live

Magazines, newspaper, and journal articles, ebooks, historical materials, maps, and more.

Test prep for CTE WorkKeys Tests
Hoopla Online
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)
College Help

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. logo

Students can get free help with - 
  • Math, social studies, language arts 
  • ACT, SAT test prep
  • Resume review

Princeton ReviewClick on the image to see all and to register for the sessions offered by The Princeton Review.

Resources for your classroom

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. 

Follow these steps to reserve your items. 

STEP 1: Login to your online account

STEP 2: Enter your library account number and password. 

-  Your library card number is your PowerSchool number. If you need help locating that information, please speak with your school's data manager. 

-  Your password is the last four digits of your phone number (e.g.2539). If that does not work, then it is the last four digits of your PowerSchool number. 

***Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Staff only. Your password is the last four digits of your PowerSchool 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, including instructions on how to use our curbside service. Click here for complete information about our curbside service.

Click the image below to download and print a copy of the Educator Account flyer (PDF)
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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

Additional Information

Loan Periods

Books and other materials may be checked out for 21 days.

Maximum Loans/Period

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

Call 919.245.2525 or email

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