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Miss Humblebee's Academy

Mobile Printing

Wi-Fi Hotspots

the library will be closing at 5pm on Thursday, October 28th in order to participate in the monster mash bash.


Have a question or need help? Ask a Librarian!

Chat with or text Reference staff from your phone, device, or computer. Our convenient chat is accessible by clicking the "Ask a Librarian" button or by texting 865-324-0400. A friendly Reference staff member will respond to your question when chat is available. When staff is busy or unavailable, you can always email Reference@oakridgetn.gov or call the library at 865-425-3455.

oak ridge: Little known facts and hidden stories

World Wise Wednesdays presents Oak Ridge: Little Known Facts and Hidden Stories on October 20th at 12:00pm.

Join our local history specialist, Mike Stallo, as he shares true stories and trivial facts about Oak Ridge that have been lost to the ages; from stories of some of the more eccentric and interesting scientists who visited and worked here, to unusual celebrity visits to town, to accounts of crimes that occurred right under the nose of some of the tightest security in the world.

Did you miss the webinar? Watch it here!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Oak Ridge Public Library.

Leveraging Tennesssee Electronic Library (TEL) Resources for Home Learning

Whether you are a concerned parent or student attempting to counter learning loss from the past year’s suspension of face-to-face class room instruction or are a homeschooling family wanting to complement learning objectives with an existing curriculum, the Tennessee Electronic Library is an excellent, cost-free resource to enrich educational attainment. From test prep resources such as ACT and SAT to foreign language programs, and Gale One File for academic journal articles and much, much more, this hour-long webinar will equip students and parents to get the most out of TEL. This webinar will be on October 28th at 1:00pm.

Register for the webinar here.
Once you register, you will receive an email about how to access the program.

upcoming Programs

Oak Ridge: Little Known Facts
Virtual Event 
Oct. 20th @ 12:00pm

Leveraging TEL Resources

Virtual Event
Oct. 28th @ 1:00pm

Ms. Michaela's Storytime
Library Auditorium
Mon. & Tues. @ 10:30 


Do you need a space for some quiet study time? What about an area where you can work on a group project? Or maybe even just somewhere to do fun activities and crafts? Look no further! The Oak Ridge Public library is offering its teen space every Wednesday from 2pm-5pm in the auditorium.