Reference, Information, Programming Services
Alamance County Public Libraries offer a variety of Reference, Information, and Programming resources to assist you with all of your information needs.
Ask A Librarian
The staff of each branch of the Alamance County Public Libraries strives to provide for the information needs of the public, in person, through the ‘Mail’ on the lower right hand corner of the website, by email: email@example.com, or by telephone. Print, electronic and online resources may all be used to locate information. For extensive research, the staff will assist in searching for the information needed.
Crafts & Activities
We are proud to offer a variety of craft and activity programs for adults. Specific details, dates and times can be found through our social media platforms and our calendar.
Printable Legal Forms
NuWav Legal Forms – the online tool that lets you create professional-quality documents in three simple steps:
- Search for the document specific to your situation.
- Answer the questions in the web input form.
- Review and print your document.
How Do I…
- Find a Book
- Get a Library Card
- Renew/Request a Book
- Find Hours & Locations
- Check the Events Calendar
- Download & Stream Books
- Print Wirelessly
- Search Our Resources
- Make a Suggestion
- Reserve a Zoom Pass
- Reserve a Book Club Kit
- Volunteer at the Library
- Request a Mobile Library/Café Stop
- Request a Meeting Room
InterLibrary Loan Services
Materials not owned by any of the libraries of the Alamance County Public Libraries may be borrowed via InterLibrary Loan Service. To request ILL materials, individuals must have a valid Alamance County Public Libraries library card and are responsible for any fees charged by the lending library. If fees are involved, you will have the option to withdraw your request. Note: There is a limit of 3 requests at a time. See our InterLibrary Loan guidelines for more information.
Book clubs meet once a month at May Memorial, Mebane, and Graham Public Libraries. Copies of the books are available for check out at the library.
Personalized Readers’ Advisory
If you’re 18 or older sign up to get personalized book selection services from a dedicated selector! Fill out our online form to let your selector know your reading preferences and within three (3) days your assigned selector will contact you to introduce you to the program. Steps to getting your curated collection:
Print from your hand-held devices to the Graham, Mebane or May Memorial public libraries. 10 cents per page for black and white printing and 40 center per page for color printing.
A collection of resources for job seekers to improve your skills, get tips in resumes, cover letters, interviewing and more.
Voter Education Resources
Find information on your rights as a voter, get registered, find your polling site, and many other resources to keep informed.
Our seed library is located just inside the library on the left when you enter from the lobby at the Graham Public Library.
You are welcome to browse the seed packets which are filed by type, then by variety. Please try to keep the seed packets in order to avoid confusion. Select the seeds you are interested in growing. Find out more here!
Local History and Genealogy Departments
The May Memorial Library maintains a Local History Collection which is accessible during regular library hours. Included in this collection are works on the history and genealogy of Alamance County and its contiguous counties — Caswell, Chatham, Orange, and Guilford.
In addition, the branch libraries have small collections of historical and genealogical materials that are related to their geographical location. Please call each branch for more specific information about their holdings.
The Local History & Genealogy Librarian works out of the May Memorial Library and may be contacted directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. Limited inquiries may be answered via mail if a stamped, self-addressed envelope is provided.
Affordable Care Act
Affordable Health Care in Alamance County Important dates:
- Open Enrollment for 2023 runs November 1, 2022–January 15, 2023
- You must pay your first month’s premium before the start of your plan. Plan to pay your first month’s premium around the same time as the end of the Enrollment period
You must pay your first month’s premium before the start of your plan.
Indie Author Project
ACPL now has access to the Indie Author Project submission platform, powered by Library Journal, available. Submit your indie-published book here, you can share you ebook(s) with patrons of your local library and libraries throughout your state.
Business and Non-Profit Information
Business and manufacturing guides and directories suited to the needs of jobseekers, investors, entrepreneurs, small business people, students, and other interested parties are available for use in each of the libraries. Please call each branch for more specific information about materials in the business and non-profit topics.
Videophone – Available at the May Memorial and Graham Libraries
A Sorenson videophone is available for use during library hours of operation at May Memorial Library (342 South Spring Street, Burlington, NC) and Graham Library (211 S. Main St. Graham, NC). The videophone is a Video Relay System which allows a deaf person to use sign language with an interpreter/phone relay operator who will then make the call and translate for a hearing person.