The Library building is not yet open to the public.


Friends Make Major Gift

Thursday, February 27
Chapel Hill Town Council accepted a gift of $185,000 from the Friends of Chapel Hill Public Library.
The money will be used to expand access to the Library by adding sixteen additional spaces to the upper parking lot. The one-time gift is in addition to the $130,000 annual gift the Friends make to support the library.

Learn More

Coronavirus update

  • The library building is not open to the public.
  • The book drop is open 24/7 for returns.
  • We are not accepting donations.
  • 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

Knowledge is power. Subscribe to our newsletter.

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