Services

2014 Georgia State Park Passes Now Available

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Georgia State Parks are making it easier than ever for patrons to “Get Out. Get Dirty. Get Fit.” in the state’s great outdoors. Live Oak Public Libraries customers with valid Power Cards can now borrow a Georgia State Park “ParkPass."The passes are good for free parking or admission at any of the 63 parks statewide.
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Apply for a Power Card!

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Your Power Card lets you check out materials; manage your account; print or copy in our branches; access library databases from home; and obtain items from other libraries worldwide.

You can apply online.

To pick up your card, please bring a photo ID and proof of residency or property ownership to your nearest branch with 10 days of application. Minors age 15 and under will need an adult sponsor age 18 or over.
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Bookmobile

Bookmobile service is provided through the Southwest Chatham Branch. You can reach the staff at 912-925-8305. Homebound service is provided through The Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Call 912-925-7774 for details. Current bookmobile schedule: Azalealand, Coastal Development: June...
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Business Center

Located at the Southwest Chatham Branch, the Business Resource Center provides assistance and information to persons starting a business from books, publications and online databases. Additionally, existing businesses can request assistance for research on management and marketing issues. For further...
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CAT Tickets Now Available at Live Oak Public Libraries

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You can buy Chatham Area Transit bus passes (swipe cards) at four Live Oak Public Libraries branches! Passes can be purchased at the Bull Street branch, the Oglethorpe Mall branch, the Port City branch, and the Carnegie branch during the...
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Career Assistance

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Live Oak Public Libraries can assist you with your career goals, from hunting for a job to writing a resume to continuing your education. Bull Street Library's Career Center offers extended-time computers if you need a little more time to...
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Computer Services

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Computers are available for public use in all of our branches. The computers have: High-speed internet access with the following browsers: IE, Firefox, and Chrome. Microsoft Office products: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access. Most major viewers and players (Adobe, RealPlayer,...
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Do we have your e-mail address?

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We can e-mail you when your holds are ready and also send you reminders when your items are about to be due. We can even e-mail your PIN/password to you if you forget it! Use the Contact form to send us your e-mail!
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Download Audiobooks!

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MP3 Books have arrived! Play books on your iPod! Live Oak Public Libraries customers in good standing can now download audiobooks from Georgia Download Destination for listening to on their WMA (Windows Media Audio) and MP3 players.
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E-Books from Georgia Download Destination

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The most popular e-books come from OverDrive via Georgia Download Destination. The library has a number of titles for you to download.
Great for Kindle users!
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E-book Assistance

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Trying to download free e-books from Live Oak Public Libraries to your e-reader? Confused? Frustrated? Need help? Come by any of the Live Oak Public Libraries and we can show you how to access e-books from the Georgia Download Destination or Freading websites as well as other sites for free e-books.
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Freading: New "No Wait" E-Books!

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No more waiting! Start Freading Now!
Freading is a new e-book service for Live Oak Public Libraries users. Over 20,000 titles are available from a variety of small and independent publishers. All books allow for multi-user access, so there is never any waiting for a title.
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Free Passes to Zoo Atlanta!

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Live Oak Public Libraries cardholders can now obtain Zoo Atlanta Family Passes at any of the 18 library branches in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. The pass is valid for two adults and up to two children. Just check out...
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Genealogy & Georgia History

The Kaye Kole Genealogy and Local History Room, located at the Bull Street Branch, serves as a resource center for non-circulating material on the history and genealogy of Georgia and Savannah. Telephone: 912.652.3697 | Fax: 912.652.3685 Hours: Mon-Tues 4-8; Wed-Thur...
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Get our Apps for your Apple or Android Device!

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BookMyne Our library catalog is now available on your mobile device!

CardStar You can now use your Android phone and tablet as your Library Card!


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Go Fish!

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FREE family admission with your library card!
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Hoopla: Streaming Movies!

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Live Oak Public Libraries card holders can now stream or download movies, television shows, and audiobooks, all available for mobile and online access through hoopla digital – all you need is your library card!
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Interlibrary Loan

If we don't have it, we'll try to get it. The Interlibrary Loan Department works with libraries throughout the country to obtain items not held by Live Oak Public Libraries.
Books and other items can be requested online through WorldCat
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Kill A Watt Challenge Kits

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Live Oak Public Libraries customers are able to check out a "Kill-a-Watt" Energy Detector Toolkit at any branch. The program's goal is to help residents measure both their energy consumption and the efficiency of the electric appliances in their homes.
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Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

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The Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped offers the Talking Book service which provides recorded books and magazines and the necessary playback equipment free of charge to eligible individuals. Individuals who are unable to use printed materials due to...
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Meeting Rooms

Live Oak Public Libraries offer the use of meeting rooms at some of our branches for civic, cultural, and educational activities. The meeting rooms are available for use during regular library hours of operation and are open on equal terms...
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My Account

Your Power Card (library card) allows you to access the online service called My Account. There you can view all of your library transactions; place holds without re-entering your card information; change your PIN/password; renew your checkouts; and even pay...
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Placing Holds

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If the item you want isn't in your library branch or is on order, you can "place a hold" on that item and we'll make sure you get it. If it's in another branch, we’ll send it to whichever branch...
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Printing Now Available for WiFi Customers

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Printing from laptops (PC and Mac) is now available in all branches!
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Purchase Requests

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Request a purchase online through WorldCat. Use this if you can't find a title in our catalog and it's something you think that the library should have in its collections.
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School Reading Lists

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Check out the reading list for your school. List entries link directly into our catalog. Also check out the Lexile "Find a Book" tool to find books to match your child's reading level. Or search our catalog by Lexile level!
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Services for the Disabled

Live Oak Public Libraries has adaptive technologies for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing, as well as those who are blind or have low vision.
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TumbleBooks: e-books for e-kids!

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TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love.
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Wireless Internet Access

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Wireless Internet Access is available at all Live Oak Public Libraries branches. FAQ What is wireless access? Wireless access is internet access using radio frequencies as opposed to using cables. This enables a library customer to bring their own laptop...
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Zinio Digital Magazines

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Zinio allows you to download popular magazines to your computer, tablet or mobile device! 125 magazines are now available including The Economist; Newsweek; Us Weekly; Cosmopolitan; O, the Oprah Magazine; Rolling Stone; and many more!
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