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All Alamance County Public Libraries will be closed Wednesday December 24 – Friday December 26.
May Memorial, Graham and Mebane Libraries will reopen on Saturday December 27.
All Alamance County Public Libraries will close at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday December 31 and will be closed on Thursday January 1, 2015.

Alamance County Public Libraries

Alamance County Public Libraries provide free and open access to lifelong learning, resources for everyday living, and reading for pleasure in a welcoming environment.  Our collections, services and programs enhance the quality of life for individuals, families, and communities.



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News and Events

Alamance County Public Libraries Calendar of Events

 The Dec 2014 - Jan 2015 issue of Check It Out is now available.  

 Notes from the Director -- a monthly column by Library Director M.J. Wilkerson "A Book A Week"

At Our Libraries

10 Reasons to Use Dial-A-Story 336-229-3595

Online Job Search and Application Basics

Computer Classes -- Description and schedule

eBooks from Axis360  Check out up to 5 titles at a time. More information.

A Sorenson videophone for use by the hearing impaired is available at May Memorial Library.

Book Club kits available to local book clubs
Library Book Clubs

Adopt-A-Book Memorial and Gift Program

Agendas and information packets for the Alamance County Commissioners meetings will be made available at all Alamance County Public Libraries locations on each Friday that precedes a Monday meeting. Agendas for municipal meetings will be made available at the appropriate library location.

Library Resources

Magazines at Alamance County Public Libraries
Children's Magazines at Alamance County Public Libraries
Biographical Sources
Free Online Courses and Instructional Aids
Non-Profit Resources
Public Records Related to Law, Crime and Credit
Genealogy How-To Tutorials


Local Resources

Bigger Better Burlington!
Alamance County Civic, Professional, Non-Profit, and Special Interest Groups
Burlington by Map and Atlas
Alamance County Newspaper Obituary Abstracts
All Things Alamance
Alamance Faces

Other Resources

Libraries Changed My Life -- Real life stories

This Day in North Carolina History
The people and places of the Tar Heel state day by day.

Check out the North Carolina Literary Map 
for works written about North Carolina and authors who were born in North Carolina, who currently live or have lived in North Carolina, who have written about North Carolina, or who have made a significant contribution to the North Carolina's literary landscape.

Index to the Raleigh News & Observer 1926 - 1992