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.



Student Research Center


TumbleBook Library


NoveList Plus
Looking for the perfect book?The library has an online resource perfect for you!
Try NoveList Plus and never worry about how to find your next great read again. With more than 220,000 fiction titles and over 60,000 nonfiction titles, NoveList Plus has something for everyone.  Access NoveList Plus via NC LIVE

News and Events

Alamance County Public Libraries Calendar of Events

NCDOT Working on Debris Cleanup Plan for Orange, Alamance and Guilford Counties

The April - May 2014 issue of "Check It Out" is now available.  "Check It Out" is now bi-monthly.

Notes from the Director -- a monthly column by Library Director M.J. Wilkerson "Libraries as Community Centers"

Adopt-A-Book Memorial and Gift Program

 North Carolina Public Libraries

Featured Resources

10 Reasons to Use Dial-A-Story

Online Job Search and Application Basics

Computer Classes -- Description and schedule

Axis360 eBook collection now available
Check out up to 5 titles at a time. More information.

Libraries Changed My Life -- Real life stories

Bigger Better Burlington!
View digitized images of Burlington Chamber of Commerce pamphlets from the 1930s through the 1950s.

Burlington by Map and Atlas
This guide is a collection of street maps and atlas information from Burlington North Carolina in the 1920s through the 1950s along with some descriptive demographic information and pictures. This era reflects a time of great growth for the city.

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

Special Resources

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

Book Club kits available to local book clubs

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.