Need Books?

Chatham County Public Libraries

Three locations in Chatham County: Pittsboro, Goldston and Siler City

  • Print and audio-visual materials at three library branches (materials can be transferred between branches by request)
  • Reference materials and collections to assist with general research and genealogy/local history research
  • eBooks, e-audiobooks, and online magazines
  • Access to NC LIVE (a statewide database of newspapers, journals, magazines, reference sources, and eBooks) and other research databases
  • Adult programs including book clubs, author events, and computer classes
  • Children’s reading programs for various age groups
  • Public computers and wi-fi access
  • Books and More to Your Door: Homebound Delivery Service


Chatham Reads: Little Libraries

Chatham Reads has placed 8 little libraries in public spaces throughout Chatham County for people to borrow and return books of all levels. These libraries are located at Northeast, Northwest and Southwest District Parks, Town Lake Park, Bennett Elementary School, Sprott Youth Center in Moncure, Governors Village, and at the Siler City office of the Chatham Literacy Council (coming soon).

Chatham Education Foundation: Books on Break

CEF has provides Chatham County Schools students with books to help combat the summer slide. The program's aim is to get books into the hand of students in need to ensure they continue to make academic gains over the summer months. In 2016 over 5400 books were placed in the hands of low income students. In 2017 we will be partnering with CEF and other community groups for our Books on Break program.

Chatham Reads: Book Baskets

Chatham Reads has placed 50 book baskets throughout Chatham County in places where kids are waiting (restaurants, doctor’s offices, community service facilities, etc)

My On Reader My On provides students the opportunity to access and read over 5,000 books using any internet connected device. Usernames and passwords were sent home with Chatham County Schools students (Contact your school for more information.) In 2016 My On logged over 3000 hours and 18,000 books read by Chatham County Students. Tutorial Video

Tumble Books and Tumble Cloud Tumble Books is an online platform that allows students in K-5th grades to access hundreds of books from any internet connected device. No usernames or passwords required. Tutorial Video