Student Easy Access (SEA) Account
If you are a student at Orange County Schools, Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, The Expedition School or Eno River Academy, you already have a Student Easy Access account with the Orange County Public Library.
Click on an icon below to be taken to the service. When prompted, enter your library barcode (your student ID number).
Grades Pre K-5
Over 3,700 eBooks, audiobooks, videos, and Read-Alongs for young readers for the Kindle, NOOK, iPad, computer, or mobile device
Biographies for Beginners, written for grades 4 and up
Help with math, social studies, language arts and more
Librarian selected books for your child
Instantly borrow eBooks, audiobooks, comics, movies, music and more -- 24/7, no waiting. Check-out limit: 3 items/month. Visit the hoopla site .
View the library's resources, information from FAFSA, the College Boards and College Foundation of NC (CFNC)
Use Libby to download library eBooks and eAudiobooks to read on your Kindle, NOOK, iPad, computer or mobile device. Check-out periods are three weeks; renewals possible.
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You will not be charged any late fees but you will be billed for lost, stolen or damaged items.
- Visit our online account page, enter your library barcode (your student ID number) and your password (
- Place holds on the items you'd like to check out. You may check out up to 10 items.
- You will receive an email asking you to make an appointment to pick up your items. Click here for complete information about our curbside service.
Click the image below to download and print a copy of the Student Easy Account flyer (PDF)
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
To find out about our virtual programs, visit our Virtual Branch.
The Orange County Public Library is open to establishing SEA accounts with any school entity in Orange County. To find out more, email Libbie Hough. We invite homeschooled students to get a full privilege borrower’s card.