2022 Summer Reading Program

Whale-come! Pick up your calendar today at the library.

Registration begins June 6th. Reading goal logs, with instructions, will be given at the time of registration. The program is geared for grades K-6.

Registrants must have an Orleans Library Card to register.

Weekly prizes will be given when reading logs are turned in. Grand prizes will be drawn at random on the last day of the program – you must be present to win!

Library Director Position Opening

The Orleans Public Library is currently accepting resumes and seeking qualified applicants for the position of Library Director.  The library operates thirty-five hours per week and is a Class C small library.

The Library Director is responsible for overseeing all aspects of library operations to efficiently and effectively serve the public needs.  Knowledge of financial practices preferred, including preparation of an annual budget.

Qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science OR a Bachelor’s Degree in another field with a commitment to complete 15 semester hours of Library Science classes within three years of hire.  Candidate must qualify for appropriate certification with the Indiana State Library. Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Interested persons may apply by submitting a resume, cover letter and three references to dstone@orleans.lib.in.us.  Questions may be directed to the same email address.

Applications will be reviewed through May 10, 2022.   

World Book Online

The Orleans Public Library is now providing access for library card holders to World Book Online. The available links are Early Learning, Kids, Student, Advanced, ebooks, Activity Corner and Timelines.

World Book Online is an engaging, verified, and trustworthy digital resource for grades pre-K through high school. It is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, educational games, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by children’s ebooks, current periodicals and related Web sites.