Special Taxing District Information

General Information


Orange County Library District

Public Purpose:

public library


Orange County, exclusive of the cities of Winter Park & Maitland


public library

Creation document:

Chapter 99-486, Laws of Florida

Date established:

1980 (80-555 Laws of Florida)

Establishing entity:

Florida Legislature

Public Facilities


General Contact Information

Registered Agent:

Kristopher Shoemaker
Chief Financial Officer
Orange County Library District
101 East Central Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32801
(407) 835-7314


Library Board of Trustees:

Crockett Bohannon

bohannon.crockett@ocls.info, 2024-2027

Nicole Benjamin

benjamin.nicole@ocls.info, 2022-2025

Ashley Cisneros Mejia

cisneros-mejia.ashley@ocls.info, 2024-2027

Sharon Smoley


smoley.sharon@ocls.info, 2021-2024

Venessa Tomlin

tomlin.venessa@ocls.info, February 2024- December 2024

Mailing address for Trustees is same as for Registered Agent shown above.

Trustees are appointed by the Library District Governing Board, which is comprised of the Board of County Commissioners plus one member appointed by the City Council of the City of Orlando.

Revenue Information

Fees and Fines


Ad valorem millage rate:


Statutory authority for tax levy:

Chapter 99-486, Laws of Florida

General Financial Information

Fiscal year:

October 1 – September 30

Budget amendments:


Tentative & final budget

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

Annual Financial Report

Meeting Information

Board Meetings & Minutes

Ethics Information

Code of Ethics for Public Officers and Employees

District’s Gratuities and Gift Policy

District’s Defined Benefit Pension Plan

Pension Disclosure Information / Defined Benefit Pension Plan

Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone at (407) 835-7323 or by writing to: 101 E. Central Blvd. Orlando, FL 32801.

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Ten OCLS Branch locations will host early voting for the 2024 Early Voting Primary Election from Monday, March 4 to Sunday, March 17 (10 a.m. – 6 p.m.): Alafaya, Chickasaw, Fairview Shores, Hiawassee, South Creek, Southeast, Southwest, Washington Park, West Oaks, and Winter Garden. Learn more about early voting at select library locations >