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About the Orange County Public Library

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What We Do

We empower people by providing a place and a face to explore, enjoy, and engage.

Library Services | Locations & Hours | PoliciesLibrary Events | News Room


2013-2016 Strategic Plan

Adopted by the Board of County Commissioners on November 5, 2013, our strategic plan identifies four key strategic priorities to be undertaken by Orange County Public Library in the next three years. These are 1) Library Collections and Materials, 2) Community Connections, 3) Service and Community Space, and 4) Technology Tools and Training.

OCPL Strategic Plan | Strategic Plan Timeline | 2012 Community Needs Assessment


Stay Connected

There are a number of ways to keep up with all the great things going on at the library.

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How You Can Help

Community support is critical to our success! You can help by getting involved as a Friend of the Library, making a donation, or volunteering.

Friends of the Library | Donations | Volunteer


Share Your Feedback

We love to hear from you! Your feedback helps us evaluate and shape our services.  Check in monthly for a new 10 Second Survey topic or provide feedback on any topic using our general feedback form.

Feedback Form | 10 Second Survey | Suggest a Purchase


Southern Branch Site Updates

Orange County is currently evaluating locations for a new OCPL Southern Branch Library to replace the Carrboro Branch Library and the Cybrary.

Southern Branch Site Updates | Library Task Forces