"...Not all those who wander are lost..." - J. R. R. Tolkien
Experience museums, concerts, sporting events and more with Local Wanderer, Orange County Library System’s new “culture pass” program. With just your library card, free admission to some of the best local arts and culture venues is a click away!
How it Works
Passes are available upon request to all OCLS adult cardholders with a regular, property owner, reciprocal borrower or fee card in good standing. Passes are provided by participating organizations and can be checked out using your Orange County Library System card number and PIN. All passes are one-time use, and many passes are good for two weeks, giving you the flexibility of deciding when best to redeem them.
For more information about pass use and restrictions, please see the related questions on the right, or contact us at 407-835-7323.
Founded in 1974, Orlando Ballet is Central Florida’s only professional ballet company and produces year-round main stage productions featuring timeless masterpieces and innovative contemporary world premieres.
Art & History Museums of Maitland (A&H) is a premier Central Florida cultural destination and community gathering place, combining the best of both art and history. A&H is home to four unique museums: the Maitland Historical Museum, the Telephone Museum, the Waterhouse Residence & Carpentry Shop Museum, and the Maitland Art Center (the only National Historic Landmark in greater Orlando).
Located in the city of Maitland and the town of Eatonville, this urban environmental Audubon Center focuses on the rescue, medical treatment, rehabilitation and release of Florida’s raptors.
Central Florida Community Arts creates a cultural platform where every person can join an artistic family and connect, serve and perform to advance the arts in Central Florida.
The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens is a 116-acre zoo located north of Orlando, Florida near the city of Sanford. The zoo is home to more than 350 animals, representing over 100 species from the Americas, Africa, Asia, and Australia.
A visit to the Holocaust Center is transformative. We invite you to experience our permanent and traveling exhibits that will get you thinking about the small, but powerful changes you can make within yourself and our community.
Located in Downtown Orlando, it has become Orlando’s main performance venue featuring a 2,700-seat amplified hall, Walt Disney Theater, for Broadway musicals and multi-genre concerts as well as a 300-seat venue, Alexis & Pugh Theater, for smaller shows and events. The third theater, Steinmetz Hall, a 1,700-seat multiform theater achieves an N1 sound rating–the highest possible acoustical rating.
Located in Loch Haven Park, on the shore of Lake Formosa, the Mennello Museum of American Art celebrates the diversity of American art, offering thought-provoking exhibits & programs in a welcoming environment.
Housed in a historic courthouse built in 1927, the Orange County Regional History Center has four floors of intriguing exhibitions exploring 14,000+ years of Central Florida history.
Orlando Family Stage is a professional theatre in Central Florida that empowers young people to be brave and empathetic by creating quality theatrical experiences.
The Orlando Museum of Art was founded in 1924 by a group of art enthusiasts. The museum’s mission is to inspire creativity, passion and intellectual curiosity by connecting people with art and new ideas.
Celebrating its 30th Season, the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra’s vision is to enrich, inspire, and serve the Central Florida community through the transformative power of live music. The Symphony Storytime series brings favorite children’s classics to life with live music and beautiful hand-drawn illustrations.
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Complete the Local Wanderer Activity Sheet for even more fun. When done, show it to library staff at your local branch to receive a prize!