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


The Library Social Worker provides one-on-one assistance for people at multiple branches who need the following services, but is currently only working out of the downtown branch.

Orlando Sentinel

Virtual storytimes, like Orange County Library System’s collaboration with local schools and Head Starts, are just one way local library systems have adapted to the pandemic.


The roleplaying game will be hosted through Zoom and players will need access to the internet and speakers/headset to play. A webcam and microphone are suggested in order to fully participate.


“Great Reads” is a regular roundup of books that the Orange County Public Library System thinks you should peruse that month.

West Orange Time & Observer

Orange County is home to an award-winning library system, and officials are hoping residents will register for a library card for access to countless resources and material available for use.

Orlando Sentinel

President of the Board of Trustees of the Orange County Library System Richard Maladecki talks about the values of having a library card in this Orlando Sentinel guest columnist article.

Orlando Weekly

The Film Festival will feature 75 films from over 20 countries. Categories in the fest are animated shorts, documentaries, micro shorts, music videos and short films.

My Central Florida Family

The Orange County Library System joins libraries across the country in celebrating National Library Card Sign-up Month.

Pulp Town

Why 101 reasons? To celebrate 101 E. Central Blvd — the headquarters for OCLS.

The Apopka Chief

For nearly eight weeks the North Orange Branch Library in Apopka, part of the Orange County Library System, will be closed again – not because of the coronavirus pandemic this time, but for renovations.