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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.
See the challenges, games, and prizes are available during our Summer and Winter Reading Challenges on READSquared!
Subject Guides & Reading Recommendations
Personalized Readers’ Advisory
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.
1000 Black Girl Books Resource Guide – a reading guide for books that have black girls as the main characters.
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Volunteer at ACPL
We are looking for teen volunteers age 14 and older to help with this year’s summer reading program. Teen Volunteers work an average of 3-6 hours a week and hours can be flexible to work around other summer plans. Volunteers help with a variety of tasks, registering children for the Summer Reading Program, shelving, assisting librarians with special projects and performance events.
WHAT DO TEEN LIBRARY VOLUNTEERS DO?
If you enjoy libraries, books, learning new skills, and benefiting your community, we will do our best to find the right volunteer job for you. ACPL offers these opportunities from which you can choose, and training will be provided.
Summer Reading Program
Assist youth services librarian with special programs and events, including setup, crowd control, clean up, and helping with registering, maintaining, distributing summer reading forms and prizes. Teens are encouraged to volunteer.
Library Support Services
Volunteers needed for a variety of capacities assisting staff with ongoing library tasks, including book and other mending and repairs, reinforcing paperbacks, cleaning and /or repackaging audiovisual materials, dusting, cleaning, and recovering books and shelves, and restocking public workstations with pencils and scrap paper.
Download a copy of the Teen Summer Volunteer Application.
Students no longer need library cards. If you go to one of the following schools you can use school ID number to access library services and resources:
- an ABSS School – specific school information can be found here.
- The Burlington School
- Hawbridge School
- Clover Garden School
- River Mill Academy
- Alamance Community School
- Burlington Christian Academy
The default PIN is the last 4 digits of the student ID number.
Free Voter Education Resources Two steps to voting: First: Register by October 9, 2020! Not sure if you are registered? Check here! Need to register? You can do so online through the Department of Motor Vehicles. Click here. Or you can print a Voter Registration Form in English or Spanish. Return your form in person…
Learn everything you need to know about applying for and taking your driving test in North Carolina. Car, motorcycle, and CDL information available as well as the handbooks! ¡En Español tambien!
ACPL now has access to the Indie Author Project submission platform, powered by Library Journal, available. The Indie Author Project (IAP) is a publishing community that is free for all authors, no matter how you have chosen to indie publish. Once submitted, your book will be passed through the review process, and you will be notified within 4–6 weeks if your book has been chosen as an Indie Author Project Selection.