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

 The April - May 2015  issue of Check It Out is now available.  

 Notes from the Director -- a monthly column by Library Director M.J. Wilkerson

eBooks from Axis360  Check out up to 5 titles at a time. Now easier to check out!!
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At Our Libraries

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

Online Job Search and Application Basics

Computer Classes -- Description and schedule

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

Novelist Plus



Novelist Looking for your next great read? NoveList Plus has expert reading recommendations. Find series information, reading lists, award winners, book discussion guides, and more.NC LIVE
The power of your library, online! We give you free access to ebooks, audiobooks, videos, online magazines, newspapers, journals, and more.

TumbleBook Library


NC Knows

Tumblebooks are a collection of animated talking picture books. Users will find language learning materials, read-along books, videos, puzzles and games.
NC KNOWS It's easy and safe. We are open 24/7 except for Sat/Sun midnight-8am.



Zinio Digital Magazines


Looking for information about North Carolina? NCpedia highlights North Carolina's unique resources, people, and culture to enrich, educate, and inform.

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