Here are stories about the Orange County Library System from the news media.

Spectrum News 13

 A newly opened COVID vaccination site at the South Trail Branch Library is helping to get shots to some of the area’s most vulnerable.

Orlando Weekly

A new state-sponsored vaccination site opened this morning at the South Trail Branch Library on Orange Blossom Trail. 

WKMG News 6

A library card gets you more than just books, but access to a variety of programs and perks.

Click Orlando

Did you realize just how valuable your local library really is? Libraries offer dozens of resources to their communities, all free of charge.

American Libraries Magazine

The COVID-19 pandemic and its shifting limitations on library hours and services have taken a big toll on many family, including those with medical issues. These families now relies on special service, like OCLS's Books By Mail, that allows patrons to receive materials by mail.


Below are recommended reads, selected by the professionals at Orange County Library System, and there are more riches where they came from.

Orlando Sentinel

The Orange County Library System has a variety of book recommendations and virtual events on topics from Black scientists to Underground Railroad quilt patterns and Vice President Kamala Harris. 


Events around the country will honor works created by Black and African American authors, poets and musicians on Feb. 28, however, due to the pandemic, events have moved online, including one hosted by the Orange County Library System.

The Apopka Voice

This accomplishment illustrates the continued growth and importance of library digital lending of ebooks and audiobooks, especially in a year with building closures due to the global pandemic.


The Orange County Library System is hosting an exhibition of sculptures, paintings, illustrations, and varied artworks created by artists and artisans from local amusement parks.