OCLS is pleased to have established partnerships with a number of local businesses and community organizations.


Kendrick B. Melrose Family Foundation

A major benefactor of the library, the Kendrick B. Melrose Family Foundation’s gifts have contributed to the establishment and development of the state-of-the-art Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center for Technology, Innovation & Creativity, located on the second floor of the Orlando Public Library.

Adult Literacy League

The Library is pleased to have a partnership agreement since fiscal year 2009 with the Adult Literacy League, Inc. We will be working with the A.L.L. to engage in activities to promote literacy and library use to the community.

Friends of the Library


Orange County Public Schools


University of Central Florida

Orange County Government

Orange County Regional History Center

City of Orlando


Florida Humanities Council


For information about grantors, please visit our Awards & Recognition page. For information about donors, please view our Annual Report.  

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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 >