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Oak Ridge Public Library is proud to offer over a dozen online services. From TV series and feature movies, eBooks and eAudiobooks, to tutorials and news sources, this is the place to look!

Digital Libraries

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Libby

There are hundreds of ebooks and audiobooks, hand-selected by your library, available for reading. Explore the collection through catalog guides, subjects, featured titles, and curated lists. It’s a delight to discover new books through Libby.

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Hoopla

The groundbreaking digital media service, hoopla, allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! Anytime. Anywhere.

Learning Resources

TEL

The Tennessee Electronic Library provides all Tennessee residents FREE access to full-text magazines, journals, e-books, test preparation materials, federal census records, Tennessee primary source materials, and more!

LinkedIn Learning

It is your personal link to thousands of tutorials at home. All you need is your Oak Ridge Public Library card! LinkedIn Learning is an online learning resource, offering courses that help you build skills and learn new strategies.

Miss Humblebee's Academy

Help continue your child’s education with Miss Humblebee’s Academy. This open educational resource for 3-6 year olds has thousands of lesson plans and an award-winning reading comprehension program. 

Consumer Reports

Whether you are looking to find the best deal on an LCD TV or researching the top-recommended used vehicles, Consumer Reports provides trusted ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services.

Legal Forms

Need help understanding how to file or develop documents? Access the most refined and reliable set of results and templates online. Gale LegalForms provides step-by-step resources to help address legal affairs with confidence.

Chilton Library

Get comprehensive, dynamic online auto repair support with ChiltonLibrary. Available 24/7, these money saving online auto repair manuals are accessible with any computer, phone or tablet. Find specific procedures and recall information today.

Local and National News

NewsBank

NewsBank delivers vetted, credible news from around the world to provide information sources you can trust. Over 12,000 searchable titles span a wide array of source types, from newspapers to blogs to videos and more. It is relied on every day by the widest range of users.

America's News

Explore and stay informed on local and national topics, people and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources spanning the U.S., available remotely 24/7 on any device.

Knoxville News Sentinel

Deep back files deliver local news through archived articles. This newspaper is brought to you by Newsbank. With articles that span from 1990 to today, this resource keeps you in the know about current events that are relevant to you in Knoxville and it’s surrounding areas.

The Oak Ridger

Stay informed about local topics and local government with this resource. With articles spanning 1997 to today, you can discover things you didn’t know and find answers to your research questions. This local paper is archived through NewsBank and is available 24/7.

The New York Times

Access New York Times Online with your library card. Do you want to know what the headline was on the day you were born? Curious to learn more about Oak Ridge’s impact on the world? Take a trip in the Times Machine and view scans of issues dating all the way back to 1851!

Internet Access

We have Wi-Fi hotspots for check out! These devices are provided free of charge thanks, in part, to grant funding. Hotspots are located in our New Nonfiction section. They check out for 1 week and accrue a late fee of $2 for each day they are late. Overdue Hotspots will be deactivated. Our Wi-Fi hotspots are filtered for CIPA compliance.

We cannot guarantee the Wi-Fi devices will always be free of charge, but we are thankful for the opportunity to provide these hotspots at no cost for as long as possible.

Mobile Printing

Print from home or your device to the library! Anywhere. Anytime. As long as you have Internet access, you can submit print jobs to the library.

Print from the web, your device, or email. Black and white prints cost $0.10 and color prints cost $0.40 each.

 

Instructions on how to Mobile Print via Smartphone