The library will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on November 25, 26, and 27. Click here for all Town holiday hours.


Safely shop for books, puzzles, and more at the Friends of Chapel Hill Public Library's online store

Coronavirus update

  • The library building is not open to the public.
  • The book return is open 24/7.
  • We are accepting donations on Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 9:00-5:00.
  • New users can sign up for a library card for instant access.



Monday 10:00 – 5:00
Tuesday 10:00 – 7:00
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 10:00 – 5:00
Friday 10:00 – 5:00
Saturday 10:00 – 5:00
Sunday Closed

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How to Park & Pick Up

  1. Place holds through the online catalog and wait for your email notification.
  2. Call 919-932-2942 on the day you want to pick up your items.
  3. Park at the Library and walk to the main entrance.*
  4. Wear a mask and wait outside for staff to assist you.

* Mobility issues? Let us know when you call and park in the designated area.

Visit the catalog to place holds