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  • What is the schedule for Storytime events?

    Virtual Events Registration is required for virtual Storytime events. Event Descriptions: Family Storytime (all ages) – Storytime is the right time for family time. Reading together is a wonderful way to bond and learn from one another. Bring your families together for fun stories that are designed for all ages. Pajama Party (ages 3-5) –…

  • School Library Card Drive Social Media Kit

    Tag us on Facebook: @oclslib https://www.facebook.com/oclslib Tag us on Twitter: @oclslibrary https://twitter.com/oclslibrary Tag us on Instagram: @ocls https://www.instagram.com/ocls/ Library Card Drive Webpage: https://www.ocls.info/librarycarddrive Schools’ Sign-up Link Directory: https://www.ocls.info/schoollinks Facebook Post 1: The most important school supply is a library card! With access to technology, innovative programming, and educational resources, a library card gives students of…

  • Where can I find storytime coloring and activity sheets?

    Storytime with Ms. Kristin (C is for Cookie) – Video | ActivityStorytime with Ms. Kristin (E Is for Elephant) – Video | ActivityStorytime with Ms. Kristin (G is for Garden) – Video | ActivityStorytime with Ms. Kristin (I is For Ice Cream) – Video | ActivityStorytime with Ms. Kristin (M is for Monster) – Video…

  • What is my school’s library card sign-up link?

    Alternative Education | Charter & Private Schools | K-8 Schools Elementary Schools | Middle Schools | High Schools Alternative Education Name Juvenile Card Link Acceleration East High School ocls.info/accelerationeastcard Acceleration West High School ocls.info/accelerationwestcard ESE Transition ocls.info/esetransitioncard Magnolia School ocls.info/magnoliaschoolcard Randall Academy ocls.info/randallacademycard Silver Pines Academy ocls.info/silverpinesacademycard Simon Youth Academy ocls.info/simonyouthacademycard Universal Education Center ocls.info/universaleducationcentercard…

  • Does the library have resources for families in need?

    The Library Social Worker provides one-on-one assistance and expert referral for various social services and support programs. Additionally, Right Service at the Right Time is an online tool for Florida residents to find necessary social services and government assistance.

  • Does the library have resources to help prepare children for Kindergarten?

    The Kindergarten Readiness Resource Guide offers step-by-step guidance for parents and caregivers. It provides details on what your child is expected to know before going into Kindergarten, how to practice early literacy skills and what library resources we have that will aid in this preparation.

  • What services does the library provide to assist students with schoolwork?

    The Homework Help Resource Guide provides quick links to live online tutoring, school subject research guides, research paper writing tips, test preparation and other school work assistance.

  • How can I request a storytime session from the library?

    Please fill out the Storyteller Request Form to begin the scheduling process.

  • Where can teachers explore library resources for their classes?

    The Teacher Connect Resource Guide provides information on how to connect with OCLS, including planning library field trips and inviting us to your school for storytelling, book talks and more. 

  • How can schools connect with the library?

    Every Orange County public school (K-12) has a dedicated liaison from the Orange County Library System as part of our Children’s Initiative. Liaisons can answer questions about library services and make school visits. Call to connect with your liaison.

  • Does the library have any computers available just for children or teens?

    Yes. Every library location has designated computer stations for children.

  • How can I sign my child up for a library card?

    You can submit a juvenile library card application online and the card will be mailed to your home address. 

  • What is a Kids’ Learning Station?

    Also known as “AWE” stations or “ELS” (Early Literacy Stations), these computers are self contained, without internet connection, and provide access to a wide variety of award winning learning software in English and Spanish to help children develop early literacy skills in the areas of English, math, science, and the arts. They do not 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 >