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


Walt Disney once said, “There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.” If that’s true – and we happen to agree with Uncle Walt – then think of the untold treasures a library brings to you.

Orange County Government Florida

“I’ve enjoyed building relationships with our education literacy partners, including the Office of Head Start, Orange County Library System and Orange County Public Schools,” said Ilia Torres, Esq., Special Assistant to Mayor Demings and Book Club Administrator. 

Orange Observer

Orange County Library System broke a new record for digital book checkouts in 2020 with 1.7 million digital book checkouts.


It’s that time of year when we take stock of our reading goals to see how we did and begin to think of what goal we should set for next year. Here are some book recommendations for the month of December from the library.

Orlando Weekly

From Dec. 18-Feb.28, 2021, the artwork of Themers and Dreamers will be on display — for free viewing, of course — at the Orlando Public Library downtown.

West Orange Times & Observer

The facility in Ocoee is getting a new look throughout, including paint, carpeting and shelves.

Orlando Weekly

In early December the Orange County Public Library is going to be bustling with (virtual) activity, as "Random Fandom Week" kicks off, a delightfully scattershot collection of online programming which caters to pop-culture obsessions of every stripe.

Orlando Sentinel

In all, 77 companies were chosen as Top Workplaces for 2020 in Central Florida with OCLS ranking in at number 10 in Top Midsizes Companies. 


The Orange County Library System has just launched an adorable limited-edition shirt on that any book lover should be proud to rep.


Here’s a selection of books recommended by library staff who are, unsurprisingly, the proudest of book nerds.