Borrowing

Getting a Card

Library cards are available at no cost to the following:

  • People who live in Orange County
  • People who pay property taxes to Chapel Hill or Orange County
  • Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools employees and students, regardless of where they live
  • Town of Chapel Hill employees and those who retired from the Town with 5 years of service, regardless of where they live

If you do not meet any of these criteria and want to check out materials, you can get a card for $65 per year.

What you will need
  • Something with your address (Like a driver’s license, UNC ID, utility bill, or piece of mail) or an employee ID if you work for the Town or CHCCS.
  • A parent’s approval if under the age of 18

Getting a Card

Library cards are available at no cost to the following:

  • People who live in Orange County
  • People who pay property taxes to Chapel Hill or Orange County
  • Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools employees, regardless of where they live
  • Town of Chapel Hill employees and those who retired from the Town with 5 years of service, regardless of where they live

If you do not meet any of these criteria and want to check out materials, you can get a card for $65 per year.


Sign Up!
What you will need
  • Something with your address (Like a driver’s license, UNC ID, utility bill, or piece of mail) or an employee ID if you work for the Town or CHCCS.
  • A parent’s approval if under the age of 12

Borrowing Materials

Download the library app

Put the power of the library in your pocket with our app. It even has your barcode so you don’t need to carry your card with you!

  • Find books, music, movies, and more
  • Place holds
  • Manage your account

Download the App

Put the power of the library in your pocket with our app. It even has your barcode so you don’t need to carry your card with you!

  • Find books, music, movies, and more
  • Place holds
  • Manage your account