Library

Overview

The Orange County Public Library provides citizens with materials, information, and services to meet their life needs in a variety of ways. Our library system provides free library services to residents of Orange County, Virginia and its adjoining counties. We offer over 135,000 items for checkout, online content such as eBooks and databases, free public access computers, free Wi-Fi, programs for children and young adults, and community meeting spaces.

Our library is governed by a six-member Library Board of Trustees, which is responsible for setting policies, devising a budget and hiring and supervising the library director. The library director is in charge of day to day operations. The Library operates using a community driven strategic plan which is revised annually.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Orange County Public Library is to offer programs and services that bring people together, foster creativity and encourage lifelong learning. We are committed to preserving our historical past, enriching present lives, and preparing for the future

Donations

To make a donation to the Orange County Libraries, please click here.

Direct Access Links


Library Catalog & Website


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Link to the Library's Website

 E-Resources


 Research Tools


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Use your library card to download e-books and audios
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More e-books available free. Never a hold list.
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Genealogy Database with
family records, census info
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25,000+ streaming movies and TV shows including PBS, A&E, History Channel and Great Courses, access 5 per month for free
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Link to Encyclopedia Britannica
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Lots of content, movies, music, audiobooks, e-books, comics and TV shows
GPPCP_Social_Posts_Twitter_1024x512_V5Resources for education, lifelong learning, and academic research
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Just for Kids includes 10,000+ streaming kids videos including PBS Kids, Sesame Street, Weston Woods and more.  Unlimited simultaneous access for everyone.