Our COVID-safe pop-up library will allow Middle and Upper School students to pick up any books they’ve requested through our catalog. They will also be able to check out books from a small rotating display and to ask for recommendations or "mystery choices" from the librarians.
Lower School students will receive "Surprise Book Bundles" every few weeks, containing a variety of specially selected choices from our extensive collection.
OCL families can opt in to curbside delivery services by filling out this form.
Loan Information: Middle and Upper School students may have 8 books checked out at a time from the library’s print collection. The loan period is two weeks, and books may be renewed once. Book return boxes are located in each grade’s hallway. Lower School students keep their Surprise Book Bundles for three weeks, and return their books just before their new delivery. A multiple-day quarantine of all library books will be in effect as they are returned.
Learn how to log in to the catalog and place holds.
Find out how to create and save book lists.
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Leverage your public library!
Most area public libraries have subscriptions to these e-reading and digital audio platforms:
- Libby by Overdrive
Some libraries are also offering curbside pickup of physical books. Don't have a library card? Check with your library to apply online.
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