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  • Foundation Directory Online – Professional by Candid.

    The Orange County Library System is a Funding Information Network Partner of the Foundation Center by Candid.  Access to the extensive Foundation Directory Online – Professional as well as Grants to Individuals is available at the Orlando Public Library location only.  Please check the calendar of events for upcoming informational sessions.  If you have an…

  • What languages does Mango teach?

    Mango prepares learners for realistic conversations and strengthens everyday communication skills in over 70 world languages.  Log in now or use their app to learn a new language: American Sign Language (ASL) Arabic (Egyptian) Arabic (Iraqi) Arabic (Levantine) Arabic (Modern Standard) Armenian Azerbaijani Bengali Chaldean Aramaic Cherokee Chinese (Cantonese) Chinese (Mandarin) Croatian Czech Danish Dari…

  • Get started with Typing Quest!

    Designed to allow users to learn and upgrade their typing skills. Typing Quest web-based typing tutor courses are offered in three languages, English, Spanish, and French. To get started with Typing Quest, get the Typing Quest license password (you will need your library card number and PIN if you are using a computer from outside the Library).…

  • Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center

    Videos in Ferguson's Career Guidance Center can be found in the Job and Industry Profiles and Job-Hunting and Workplace Skills sections. Just look for "Browse Videos" to access over 500 videos on careers and workplace skills are available. Videos include techniques for landing a job, tips for advancing in your current job, and on the…

  • Gale: Health and Wellness

    Whether you are preparing for surgery or educating yourself on treatment options, Gale: Health & Wellness online videos offer consumers medical information from the Healthology video service. Subjects include details on specific medical conditions such as ADHD or osteoporosis as well as preventive health information such as choosing the right sunscreen and healthy skills for your grill.…

  • Science Online

    In Science Online, choose from a wide variety of videos on science including Astronomy, Biology, Computer Science, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Marine Science, Mathematics, Physics, and Space or search selections by keyword and time period. Watch historical videos such as Apollo 14 Crew Play Golf and Plant U.S. Flag on the Moon and educational videos…

  • Mango Mobile App

    Have all the wonderful language-learning courses at your fingertips, wherever you go! Hear the pronunciations and learn the vocabulary and grammar through this engaging and easy app for Android smartphones, iPhone, and iPod touch! Sign into Mango Languages with your library card information to create a free Mango account. Get the app! – iPhone, iPod, or…

  • Tumblebooks for iPad

    Point your iPad browser to http://www.tumblebooklibrary.com/Home.aspx?categoryID=13 to access all the Tumblebook content that's compatible with iPad! This includes story books, National Geographic Explorer videos, language learning titles, and non-fiction books. Tumblebooks is a collection of e-content for the elementary school level and utilizes animation, sound effect, narration, and music to bring stories to life. 

  • I’m having trouble accessing an online database from home.

    There are several things to consider: Is the database listed as being accessible remotely? Are you a reciprocal borrower (and therefore not given access to online databases remotely)? Are you entering your library card number correctly? (P-zero, not P-letter “oh”)? Has your library card account expired? Learn how to renew your card. Do you have…

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Presidential Preference Primary Election Early Voting at Select Library Locations

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 >