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  • What are the changes to item renewal?

    Beginning Monday, May 2, Orange County Library System will automatically renew borrowed books, movies, and more! This allows you to keep your checked out materials longer and decreases the likelihood of late fees since any items eligible for renewal will be automatically renewed three days before their due date. In addition, the total number of…

  • Can I recommend a title that the library does not own?

    Yes, we welcome your suggestions. If there is a title that you cannot find in our collection and it meets our materials management policy, please fill out a Suggest-A-Title form.

  • What if I lose or damage an item?

    Customers will be charged the cost of the item for each item that is lost or damaged.  If lost items are found in good condition within one month of payment, a refund may be issued.  Please note that in order to control the quality and content of our collection, the library does not accept replacement…

  • What happens if I return something damaged?

    Customers will be charged the cost of the item for each item that is lost or damaged.  If lost items are found in good condition within one month of payment, a refund may be issued.  Please note that in order to control the quality and content of our collection, the library does not accept replacement…

  • Where can I return materials?

    Materials may be returned to any Orange County Library System location, regardless from which OCLS location they were checked out. You may request a check-in receipt at any location when you return items during open hours at the service desk or at the Drive-Up Window. Items returned to the after hours book drop, found at…

  • How do I renew materials?

    Most circulating materials are eligible to be renewed up to five times. Three days prior to their due date, any eligible item will automatically be renewed. If an item is on hold or you have a block on your card, the item will not be eligible for renewal. Materials can also be renewed by visiting…

  • What are the borrowing periods?

    All materials check out for 21 days. You’ll get an itemized receipt with each checkout.

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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 >