Press Releases

July 2023 Press Releases
Learn about everything from local resources to out-of-this-world experiences in August at your libraryRelease Date: 12 July 2023
Descubre un mundo de posibilidades en tu biblioteca en Agosto: desde recursos locales hasta experiencias fuera de este mundoRelease Date: 17 July 2023
Orange County Library System presents Neil Gaiman in conversation with Art SpiegelmanRelease Date: 17 July 2023
La Red de Bibliotecas del Condado de Orange presenta a Neil Gaiman en conversación con Art SpiegelmanRelease Date: 17 July 2023
June 2023 Press Releases
Concerts, Authors, Gators and More This Summer at Your LibraryRelease Date: 14 June 2023
Conciertos, Autores, Lagartos y Mucho Más Este Verano en tu BibliotecaRelease Date: 21 June 2023
May 2023 Press Releases
Get Groovy with Live Music at the Melrose Pop Festival at OCLSRelease Date: 16 May 2023
Celebrate Freedom, Culture, Tradition and Pride this June at Your LibraryRelease Date: 16 May 2023
Vibra al Ritmo de la Música en Vivo en el Festival de Música Pop del Centro Melrose de la Red de Bibliotecas del Condado de OrangeRelease Date: 17 May 2023
Este Junio, Celebra la Libertad, la Cultura, la Tradición y el Orgullo en Tu BibliotecaRelease Date: 22 May 2023
April 2023 Press Releases
Enjoy a Day-Long Celebration of Books at the 2023 Orlando Book FestivalRelease Date: 3 April 2023
Disfruta de Todo un Día de Celebración dedicado a los Libros en el Festival del Libro de Orlando 2023Release Date: 6 April 2023
Learn About Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and Mental Health Awareness Month in May at Your LibraryRelease Date: 17 April 2023
Durante el mes de Mayo Aprende en Tu Biblioteca acerca del Mes de la Herencia Asiático-americana y de las Islas del Pacífico y acerca del Mes de la Conciencia sobre la Salud Mental Release Date: 24 April 2023
March 2023 Press Releases
Nurture Your Mind and Learn About Nature This Month at Your Library Release Date: 15 March 2023
Alimenta Tu Mente y Aprende Sobre la Naturaleza durante Este Mes en Tu BibliotecaRelease Date: 15 March 2023
NEA Big Read 2023 kicks off at Orange County Library SystemRelease Date: 15 March 2023
La Gran Lectura del Fondo Nacional para las Artes [NEA Big Read] del Año 2023 tendrá inicio en la Red de Bibliotecas del Condado de OrangeRelease Date: 27 March 2023
February 2023 Press Releases
Chef and Author Kwame Onwuachi Coming to Orlando Public LibraryRelease Date: 13 February 2023
OCLS Celebrates Women’s History Month and More in MarchRelease Date: 15 February 2023
January 2023 Press Releases
Media Alert: Library to Kick Off 100 Year Celebration with a Special Announcement and Ribbon-Cutting CeremonyRelease Date: 3 January 2023
Library to Introduce Mobile Services with Help from Sorosis of OrlandoRelease Date: 7 January 2023
Celebrate Black History Month with Orange County Library System Release Date: 11 January 2023
Orange County Library System Lending Wi-fi Hotspots to CardholdersRelease Date: 20 January 2023
Celebrate African American literature with local luminaries at the African American Read-InRelease Date: 30 January 2023
December 2022 Press Releases
Start the New Year Right with Orange County Library SystemRelease Date: 19 December 2022
November 2022 Press Releases
Orange County Library System Kicks Off 100 Year CelebrationRelease Date: 7 November 2022
Get Cozy this Winter with Events at Your LibraryRelease Date: 15 November 2022
October 2022 Press Releases
Celebrate Native American Heritage Month, Learn Crowd-Pleasing Recipes and More at Your Library This NovemberRelease Date: 12 October 2022
Orange County Library System goes fine freeRelease Date: 18 October 2022
September 2022 Press Releases
Orange County Library System among 160 libraries nationwide to conduct digital literacy trainings funded by PLA Digital Literacy Workshop Incentive, supported by AT&TRelease Date: 8 September 2022
Por Siempre María: Commemorating the Puerto Rican Spirit in the Aftermath of Hurricane María with Orange County Library System and Latino LeadershipRelease Date: 13 September 2022
“Get Carded” This National Library Card Sign-up Month with OCLSRelease Date: 14 September 2022
Have a Scary Good Time this October at Orange County Library SystemRelease Date: 14 September 2022
Orange County Library System Branches to Close Due to Hurricane IanRelease Date: 27 September 2022
August 2022 Press Releases
Explore Hispanic Heritage, International Films and More at Your LibraryRelease Date: 14 August 2022
Melrose Center Announces 2022 Melrose Film Festival SelectionsRelease Date: 15 August 2022
Orange County Kids Smash Summer Reading Challenge Goals Release Date: 20 August 2022
Orange County Library System selects new Library Director/CEORelease Date: 26 August 2022
July 2022 Press Releases
Orange County Library System awarded $5,000 grant from Duke Energy FoundationRelease Date: 27 July 2022
June 2022 Press Releases
Orange County Library System Board of Trustees approves leases for library branches in Lake Nona, Horizon WestRelease Date: 10 June 2022
Explore Oceans of Possibilities with the Summer Reading Program at Orange County Library SystemRelease Date: 12 June 2022
Orange County Library System issues library card to Orange County group home Great Oaks VillageRelease Date: 12 June 2022
Stay Cool with Events All Summer Long at Your LibraryRelease Date: 22 June 2022
May 2022 Press Releases
Celebrate Pride Month, Juneteenth and the Summer Reading Program at the LibraryRelease Date: 23 May 2022
April 2022 Press Releases
Learn About Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage, Mental Health and Bicycle Safety at Your Library in MayRelease Date: 25 April 2022
March 2022 Press Releases
Orange County Library System offers local adults scholarships to earn diploma through Career Online High SchoolRelease Date: 3 March 2022
Connect With Your Library During National Library WeekRelease Date: 18 March 2022
Connect with Orange County Library System during National Library WeekRelease Date: 31 March 2022
Discover Oceans of Possibilities at Orange County Library System This SummerRelease Date: 31 March 2022
 February 2022 Press Releases
Get Pow-Her-Ful at OCLS with Women’s History Month EventsRelease Date: 24 February 2022
 January 2022 Press Releases
In-Person Events Are Back At All Library Locations In JanuaryRelease Date: 1 January 2022
Steve Powell appointed Interim Director of Orange County Library SystemRelease Date: 24 January 2022
Celebrate Black History Month, Valentine’s Events and the Conclusion to NEA Big Read: The Call of the WildRelease Date: 24 January 2022
 December 2021 Press Releases
Get Ready for Winter with Crafts, Food, Music and MoreRelease Date: 1 December 2021
Orange County Library System to kick off 2022 NEA Big ReadRelease Date: 7 December 2021
 November 2021 Press Releases
The 100th Anniversary of Captain Charles L. Albertson’s Book Donation, Native American Heritage Month, Fall Family Events and MoreRelease Date: 1 November 2021
Orange County Library System to resume in-person events and programsRelease Date: 17 November 2021
 October 2021 Press Releases
One hundred years ago, a donation of 12,000 books planted a seed that grew to be Orange County Library SystemRelease Date: 27 October 2021
Orange County Library System welcomes horror author Grady Hendrix for virtual eventRelease Date: 22 October 2021
Orange County Library System offers local adults scholarships to earn diploma through Career Online High SchoolRelease Date: 18 October 2021
Halloween, Hispanic Heritage Month, Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary and MoreRelease Date: 1 October 2021
 September 2021 Press Releases
Celebrate National Library Card Sign-up Month with OCLSRelease Date: 1 September 2021
Celebrate the Grand Opening of the West Oaks Wildflower GardenRelease Date: 1 September 2021
 July 2021 Press Releases
Explore Florida with the Orange County LibraryRelease Date: 17 June 2021
Take a trip through the Florida Trails, meet a reptile and more summer fun at the libraryRelease Date: 17 June 2021
 June 2021 Press Releases
Friend of the Orange County Library System host Pride Book SaleRelease Date: 26 May 2021
Mes de orgullo LGBTQ+, el Programa de lectura de verano (SRP), conversaciones con un perezozo y masRelease Date: 20 May 2021
OCPS Mobile Lunch grab-n-go service pickup at OCLS branchesRelease Date: 15 June 2021
OCPS ofrece almuerzos para llevar en sucursales de OCLSRelease Date: 17 June 2021
Pride Month, Summer Reading Program, conversations with a sloth and moreRelease Date: 17 May 2021
Summer Livestream Series, Pride events and more at the library in JuneRelease Date: 14 May 2021
 May 2021 Press Releases
La biblioteca celebra el Mes de la herencia asiático-americana e de las islas del Pacífico en mayoRelease Date: 16 April 2021
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, plus a new reading challenge for kidsRelease Date: 12 April 2021
Orange County Library System wins Library of the Year AwardRelease Date: 20 May 2021
The library celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in MayRelease Date: 14 April 2021
 April 2021 Press Releases
Angie Thomas and Alyssa Cole keynote the virtual Orlando Book Festival on April 3Release Date: 19 March 2021
Author Angie Thomas kicks off the Orlando Book Festival, plus National Library Week, Big Read and moreRelease Date: 19 March 2021
Celebrate National Library Week with Orange County Library SystemRelease Date: 5 April 2021
El Sistema de Bibliotecas del Condado de Orange recibio $5,000 de Duke Energy FoundationRelease Date: 30 April 2021
La autora Angie Thomas inicia el Festival del Libro de Orlando, celebramos la Semana Nacional de la Biblioteca, tendremos Big Read y masRelease Date: 19 March 2021
Mayor Buddy’s Book Club features guest author Kenneth Oppel, plus other library eventsRelease Date: 17 March 2021
NEA Big Read Keynote: A Talk with Hope Jahren this Saturday, April 17Release Date: 14 April 2021
Orange County Library awarded $5,000 grant from Duke Energy FoundationRelease Date: 30 April 2021
Orange County Library’s Genealogy Center staff awarded RUSA Award of ExcellenceRelease Date: 8 April 2021
March 2021 Press Releases
El Mes de la Historia de la Mujer, una actuacion especial del Dia de San Patricio y mas en la biblioteca durante marzoRelease Date: 25 February 2021
Inspire discovery during the NEA Big Read at the Orange County Library SystemRelease Date: 11 March 2021
March is Women’s History Month, plus a special St. Patrick’s Day performance and more at the libraryRelease Date: 17 February 2021
Spring Break at the library, fun programming for Women’s History Month and moreRelease Date: 17 February 2021
February 2021 Press Releases
Celebrate Black History Month and Valentine’s Day with the library in FebruaryRelease Date: 20 January 2021
Dr. Carla Hayden, author Beverly Jenkins to give keynote presentations during 2021 African American Read-InRelease Date: 1 February 2021
El Sistema de Bibliotecas del Condado de Orange conmemora el mes de la Historia Afroamericana con eventos virtuales en febreroRelease Date: 22 January 2021
Orange County Library System commemorates Black History month with virtual events in FebruaryRelease Date: 20 January 2021
January 2021 Press Releases
El Sistema de Bibliotecas del Condado de Orange y el Valencia College presentan conversacion virtual sobre justicia en eneroRelease Date: 23 December 2020
New year, new fun for kids at the library: vision boards, art programs, chess club and moreRelease Date: 21 December 2020
Orange County Library System and Valencia College host virtual Conversation on Justice in JanuaryRelease Date: 22 December 2020
Window World of Central Florida donates $50,000 to support education and literacyRelease Date: 28 January 2021
December 2020 Press Releases
Connect through pop culture fandoms during Random Fandom week at the libraryRelease Date: 23 November 2020
Enjoy winter-themed crafts with the library, plus pop culture fandoms during Random Fandom WeekRelease Date: 19 November 2020
Library social services provide crucial aid during COVID-19 pandemicRelease Date: 7 December 2020
Local artists exhibit Themers and Dreamers on display at Orlando Public Library this winterRelease Date: 17 December 2020
Servicios sociales ofrecidos por la biblioteca proveen ayuda crucial durante pandemia de COVID-19Release Date: 9 December 2020
November 2020 Press Releases
The library hosts a homeschool workshop for parents, plus fun-filled events for the family this NovemberRelease Date: 28 October 2020
The Friends of the Orange County Library System hosts Virtual Curtis Earth Trivia FundraiserRelease Date: 28 October 2020
The Melrose Center hosts virtual Game Jam, cooking tips using an air fryer and more at the library in NovemberRelease Date: 22 October 2020
The Women in the Arts Retrospective will celebrate 10 years of the Celebrating the Genius of Women in the Arts Competition at Orlando Public LibraryRelease Date: 11 November 2020
October 2020 Press Releases
Aprenda sobre historias de fantasmas, celebre el Dia de los Muertos y mas en la bibliotecaRelease Date: 30 September 2020
Improve your child’s literacy skills with the library, plus Halloween events in OctoberRelease Date: 21 September 2020
Learn about ghost stories, celebrate Dia de los Muertos, and more at the libraryRelease Date: 25 September 2020
Orange County Library System one of 84 organizations nationwide to receive a National Endowment for the Arts Big Read grantRelease Date: 19 October 2020
September 2020 Press Releases
Encuentre recursos en linea durante el taller Learn from Home Workshop este septiembreRelease Date: 28 August 2020
Find online resources during the Learning from Home workshop this SeptemberRelease Date: 25 August 2020
Let the library help you learn from home, kick off Hispanic Heritage Month and moreRelease Date: 28 August 2020
Melrose Center Announces Films Selected to Screen at 3rd Annual Melrose Film FestivalRelease Date: 11 September 2020
More NEA Big Read, Hispanic Heritage Month and more free virtual events this SeptemberRelease Date: 28 August 2020
September is National Library Card Sign-up MonthRelease Date: 9 September 2020
Septiembre. mes nacional para registrarse a la bibliotecaRelease Date: 16 September 2020
August 2020 Press Releases
El sistema de Bibliotecas del Condado de Orange gana el Premio de Particiacion Comunitaria de OCLC Release Date: 3 August 2020
En el mes de agosto obtenga recomendaciones de los bibliotecarios y eschche a autores en vivoRelease Date: 31 July 2020
Get recommendations and hear from librarians and authors live this AugustRelease Date: 20 July 2020
The library hosts an End of Summer Celebration, plus Organizing for Student Success virtual workshopRelease Date: 20 July 2020
July 2020 Press Releases
Cast a spell, create a magical treat and more stay-at-home fun with the libraryRelease Date: 19 June 2020
Este ano BizKids es virtualRelease Date: 24 June 2020
La biblioteca del Condado de Orange celebra el regreso de Local Wanderer con un broche de solapa de edicion limitadaRelease Date: 22 July 2020
Orange County Library System announces virtual NEA Big Reads series in AugustRelease Date: 8 July 2020
Orange County Library System celebrates return of Local Wanderer with limited edition lapel pinRelease Date: 8 July 2020
Orange County Library System wins OCLS Community Engagement AwardRelease Date: 27 July 2020
Orlando Public Library hosts Men Painting Women exhibitRelease Date: 22 June 2020
Make the perfect cup of coffee, chat with sport writers and more with the library in JulyRelease Date: 19 June 2020
Prepara la taza de cafe perfecta, chatee con escritores deportivos y mas con la biblioteca en el mes de JulioRelease Date: 19 June 2020
The BizKids Club goes virtualRelease Date: 24 June 2020
June 2020 Press Releases
OCPS Mobile Lunch grab-n-go service pickup at OCLS branchesRelease Date: 2 June 2020
Recojido de almuerzos de OCPS en diferentes sucursales de las bibliotecas del Condado de OrangeRelease Date: 2 June 2020
May 2020 Press Releases
Destress with Origami, chat with literary professionals and more online events with the libraryRelease Date: 13 May 2020
El plan para reanudar el servicio limitado de la biblioteca comienza esta semanaRelease Date: 5 May 2020
El sistema de bibliotecas del condado de Orange comienza una reapertura gradualRelease Date: 11 May 2020
Enjoy pajama storytimes and more with the library Release Date: 15 May 2020
Imagine su historia con el programa virtual de lectura de verano del sistema de Bibliotecas del Condado de OrangeRelease Date: 29 May 2020
Imagine Your Story with Orange County Library System’s Virtual Summer Reading ProgramRelease Date: 22 May 2020
Orange County Library System Begins Phased ReopeningRelease Date: 11 May 2020
Orange County Library System continues to offer online events for children during the month of MayRelease Date: 5 May 2020
Orange County Library System to resume limited library services this weekRelease Date: 5 May 2020
April 2020 Press Releases
Bibliotecas del Condado de Orange cancelan eventos y programas para el mes de mayoRelease Date: 2 April 2020
El Melrose Center entrega al Orlando Health accesorios de proteccion personal imprimidos con equipo 3DRelease Date: 17 April 2020
El sistema de bibliotecas del condado de Orange gana cinco premios por la obra de los servicios de relaciones publicasRelease Date: 28 April 2020
Find the Library at Your Place During National Library WeekRelease Date: 20 April 2020
Library book drops to close beginning April 7Release Date: 3 April 2020
Los buzones para entregar materiales de las bibliotecas del Condado de Orange cerraran el 7 de abrilRelease Date: 3 April 2020
Melrose Center delivers 3D printed personal protective equipment to Orlando HealthRelease Date: 9 April 2020
Melrose Center entrega al Orlando Health accesories de proteccion personal imprimidos con equipo 3DRelease Date: 9 April 2020
Orange County Library Storyline Answers Your Call for StoriesRelease Date: 14 April 2020
Orange County Library System cancels events and programs for MayRelease Date: 2 April 2020
Orange County Library System wins five Image Awards for public relations effortsRelease Date: 24 April 2020
March 2020 Press Releases
Celebrate books at Orlando Public Library during the Orlando Book Festival, featuring Dhonielle Clayton and Tim DorseyRelease Date: 24 February 2020
El sistema de bibliotecas de Orange County cancela clases, eventos y programasRelease Date: 14 March 2020
El sistema de bibliotecas del Condado Orange County cerrara todas sus sucursales indefinidamenteRelease Date: 17 March 2020
El sistema de bibliotecas del Condado Orange County suspended el servicio de entrega a domicilioRelease Date: 26 March 2020
March is Women’s History Month at the libraryRelease Date: 29 February 2020
March is Women’s History Month at the library (Children’s Press Release)Release Date: 29 February 2020
OCLS acknowledges Women’s History Month in MarchRelease Date: 11 February 2020
OCLS reconoce el mes de la historia de la mujer en marzoRelease Date: 11 February 2020
Orange County Library System cancels classes, events and programsRelease Date: 14 March 2020
Orange County Library System suspends home delivery serviceRelease Date: 26 March 2020
Orange County Library System temporarily closes all locationsRelease Date: 17 March 2020
The 9th Annual Celebrating the Genius of Women of the Arts Exhibition returns to Orlando Public LibraryRelease Date: 2 March 2020
Zucchini noodles, one pot cheeseburger and more at the library in MarchRelease Date: 26 February 2020
February 2020 Press Releases
Black History Month brings food, film and culture to Orange County libraries in FebruaryRelease Date: 24 January 2020
Celebrate African-American literature at the 2020 African-American Read-InRelease Date: 10 February 2020
En el mes de febrero explora tus raices en la bibliotecaRelease Date: 10 January 2020
Explore your family roots at the library this FebruaryRelease Date: 10 January 2020
Learn to read food nutrition labels, how to cook your soul food favorites and more foodie events at the libraryRelease Date: 21 January 2020
Sunshine State Award-winning authors visit the library, plus Black History Month programming this FebruaryRelease Date: 24 January 2020
January 2020 Press Releases
En el mes de enero, las bibliotecas de Eatonville y Hiawassee celebran sus aniversariosRelease Date: 13 December 2019
Enter the Youth Art Contest, meet a NYT best-selling author and more this JanuaryRelease Date: 30 December 2019
New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber to visit Orlando Public Library in JanuaryRelease Date: 06 January 2020
Orange County Library System launches BizKids ClubsRelease Date: 10 January 2020
Orange County Library System teams up with WUCF for a delicious after hour event this JanuaryRelease Date: 30 December 2019
Start the New Year with writing workshops, plus a special visit from author Debbie MacomberRelease Date: 10 December 2019
The Hiawassee and Eatonville Library branches will celebrate their anniversaries in JanuaryRelease Date: 13 December 2019
December 2019 Press Releases
Crea decoraciones unicas con su familia en la bibliotecaRelease Date: 11 November 2019
Create one-of-a-kind holiday decorations with the family at the libraryRelease Date: 11 November 2019
Master the holidays with delicious treats, plus learn how to prepare Vietnamese spring rolls at the libraryRelease Date: 25 November 2019
On display at Orlando Public Library through December: OCLS x StoryCorpsRelease Date: 23 November 2019
Orange County Library System introduces mobile checkout, virtual library cards as part of new library app launchRelease Date: 2 December 2019
Orlando Public Library hosts a StoryCorps listening party, plus holiday entertainment this DecemberRelease Date: 25 November 2019
The Alafaya library presents Disney Week, plus holiday fun and more in DecemberRelease Date: 23 November 2019
November 2019 Press Releases
Autumn lovers rejoice during Cuisine Corner at the libraryRelease Date: 21 October 2019
Fall Family Fun at the libraryRelease Date: 21 October 2019
Ignite your child’s entrepreneurial passions as Orlando Public Library hosts the Third Annual Orlando Children’s Business FairRelease Date: 3 November 2019
Melrose Game Jam challenges game developers to create a video game in a weekendRelease Date: 9 November 2019
Noviembre es para toda la familiaRelease Date: 8 October 2019
November is for the family at the libraryRelease Date: 8 October 2019
The Southeast library celebrates 25 years, plus more this NovemberRelease Date: 27 October 2019
October 2019 Press Releases
Celebre el Mes de la Herencia Hispana en octubre y mas diversiones de HalloweenRelease Date: 16 September 2019
English from Zero now at Orlando Public LibraryRelease Date: 28 October 2019
Exerience a terrifying good time during Technoween at the Melrose Center this OctoberRelease Date: 16 September 2019
Follow the yellow brick road into the library for BooktoberfestRelease Date: 23 September 2019
Hispanic Heritage Month continues in October, plus Halloween fun for everyone at the libraryRelease Date: 16 September 2019
Host your own Halloween party this year with some eerie treat ideasRelease Date: 16 September 2019
On display at the library in October: Hiroshima/Nagasaki Peace ExhibitionRelease Date: 22 September 2019
The library is carving out all the tricks and treats this OctoberRelease Date: 17 September 2019
Top 15 events happening at the library this OctoberRelease Date: 16 September 2019
September 2019 Press Releases
Add some Hispanic flair to your meals this SeptemberRelease Date: 23 August 2019
Author and Defense Lawyer from Netflix Series Making a Murderer Jerome F. Buting comes to the libraryRelease Date: 13 August 2019
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at the library this SeptemberRelease Date: 7 August 2019
Fall Fiber Fest, Melrose Film Fest, Hispanic Heritage Month and moreRelease Date: 14 August 2019
Hispanic Heritage Month begins in September, coding classes and more at the libraryRelease Date: 7 August 2019
Melrose Center Announces Films Selected to Screen at 2019 Melrose Film FestivalRelease Date: 23 August 2019
The Orlando Public Library will offer passport services at the libraryRelease Date: 27 August 2019
Unase con nosotros este mes de septiembre, en ocasion de conmemorarse el Mes de la Herencia HispanaRelease Date: 7 August 2019
August 2019 Press Releases
Festival No Tan Radio Music & Arts Vuelve a la biblioteca este agostoRelease Date: 15 July 2019
Food events at the library: Cuisine Corner prepares you to go back-to-school, Food 101 talks pizza and moreRelease Date: 25 July 2019
How to have “The Talk” with your kids, get ready to go back to school and moreRelease Date: 25 July 2019
No Tan Radio Music & Arts Festival makes its return at the library in AugustRelease Date: 15 July 2019
Melrose Center to host No Tan Radio & Music Festival Release Date: 29 July 2019
Melrose Center: No Tan Radio Music & Arts Festival makes its return at the Melrose Center in AugustRelease Date: 25 July 2019
Orange County Library System announces Local Wanderer program offering free admission to local art and culture venuesRelease Date: 16 August 2019
Prepare for back-to-school at the library, plus the return of the No Tan Radio Music & Arts Festival in AugustRelease Date: 25 July 2019
July 2019 Press Releases
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing at the library, plus more Summer Reading Program this JulyRelease Date: 26 June 2019
Celebrating world-famous artist Frida Kahlo at the downtown libraryRelease Date: 2 July 2019
Continue the journey into A Universe of Stories at the library in JulyRelease Date: 26 June 2019
Cuisine Corner Junior blasts off with a delicious treat and more at the libraryRelease Date: 26 June 2019
Library After Hours presents a special Frida exhibit in JulyRelease Date: 17 June 2019
Library After Hours presenta una exhibicion especial de Frida este julio en la bibliotecaRelease Date: 17 June 2019
The Pauses play Melrose in the Mix, learn to shoot better videos and moreRelease Date: 2 July 2019
June 2019 Press Releases
Chef Yamira Lee Johnson cuenta todo sobre el aceite de olica durante el programa Cuisine CornerRelease Date: 28 May 2019
Chef Yamira Lee Johnson talks all about olive oil during Cuisine CornerRelease Date: 28 May 2019
Library Pop-Up – Horizons WestRelease Date: 5 June 2019
Library Pop-Up – Lake NonaRelease Date: 5 June 2019
Mango Monday makes it way to the library in JuneRelease Date: 13 May 2019
Melrose in the Mix announces third season lineupRelease Date: 13 May 2019
The library’s annual Summer Reading Program launches into orbit in JuneRelease Date: 28 May 2019
The library’s Summer Reading Programs for adults and kids blasts off on June 1Release Date: 24 May 2019
May 2019 Press Releases
Celebre 12 anos del programa Tertulia Cuatro GatosRelease Date: 12 April 2019
English From Zero Coming to Orlando Public LibraryRelease Date: 3 May 2019
Fairview Shores Branch Grand Opening Celebration, June 8Release Date: 20 May 2019
Learn about meat alternatives, have lunch in space and more at the libraryRelease Date: 23 April 2019
Learn tips and tricks on camera stabilization at The Melrose CenterRelease Date: 23 April 2019
Orange County Library System joins growing list of OCLC Wise early adoptersRelease Date: 10 May 2019
Tertulia Cuatro Gatos Spanish Book Club Celebrates 12 YearsRelease Date: 12 April 2019
The Alafaya Library will host Studio Ghibli Week this MayRelease Date: 15 April 2019
The Edgewater Branch will close on May 18Release Date: 14 May 2019
The KonMari Method makes its way to the library this MayRelease Date: 23 April 2019
April 2019 Press Releases
Author and Influencer Brittany Hennessy to speak at special Library After Hours eventRelease Date: 12 April 2019
Best-selling authors Daniel Jose Older and Delilah S. Dawson will be featured keynote speakers at the Orlando Book FestivalRelease Date: 15 April 2019
Celebrate National Library Week this April, plus the Summer Reading Program registration opens April 1 and moreRelease Date: 26 March 2019
Earth Day activites, Charlotte’s Web crafts and more this April at the libraryRelease Date: 26 March 2019
Explore a Universe of Stories this summer at the Orange County Library SystemRelease Date: 29 April 2019
Get cheesy at the library this AprilRelease Date: 26 March 2019
Improve your English with a reading workshop at the library, plus Summer Reading Program registration opens on April 1Release Date: 26 March 2019
Mejore su ingles con un taller de lectura en la biblioteca, el registro del programa de lectura de verano se abre el 1 de abrilRelease Date: 26 March 2019
On display at the library this April: American Propaganda, 1936-1943Release Date: 26 March 2019
The 14th Annual Southwest Author Series welcomes New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Melanie BenjaminRelease Date: 8 April 2019
The Melrose Center is now accepting submissions for the Melrose Film FestivalRelease Date: 26 March 2019
March 2019 Press Releases
Celebrating Women’s History Month, meet award-winning authors Lisa Graff and Samira Ahmed, sign up for spring break camps and moreRelease Date: 12 February 2019
Farm-to-cup with Lineage Coffee at the libraryRelease Date: 18 February 2019
Melrose in the Mix returns for its third season, Spring Break at the Melrose Center and moreRelease Date: 15 February 2019
Ofrezcase como voluntarios con toda la familia en la biblioteca, obtenga su diploma de bachillerato en linea y mas este marzoRelease Date: 11 February 2019
Prime Time Family Reading Time GrantRelease Date: 21 March 2019
The library recognizes National Women’s History Month with a number of events this MarchRelease Date: 18 February 2019
Volunteer together as a family at the library, get your high school degree online and more this MarchRelease Date: 11 February 2019
February 2019 Press Releases
Aprenda a cocinar una cena rapida y deliciosa para dos, tenemos la lectura de afroamericao, African-American Rad-In, y mas este febreroRelease Date: 10 January 2019
Bring your kids to the library to celebrate Valentine’s Day, Black History Month and more!Release Date: 10 January 2019
Continuing in February: Life in 3D, plus Just Us exhibit by local African-American artists, the Youth Art Show exhibit at the Orlando Public LibraryRelease Date: 23 January 2019
Earn an accrediterd high school diploma through the library. Scholarships still available!Release Date: 25 January 2019
Explore Your Roots with Black History Month Events at the West Oaks Branch LibraryRelease Date: 18 January 2019
February at the library: The 29th Annual African-American Read-In, Valentine’s Day celebrations and moreRelease Date: 22 January 2019
Learn how to cook a fast, delicious dinner for two, plus the African-American Read-In and more this FebruaryRelease Date: 10 January 2019
Learn how to prepare a Valentine’s Day meal at home, plus healthy snacking and more at the libraryRelease Date: 23 January 2019
The African-American Read-In returns to the Orlando Public Library on February 24Release Date: 4 February 2019
The Dorothy Melrose Center celebrates its fifth anniversary with the 2019 Melrose Creative ExpoRelease Date: 23 January 2019
The Orange County Library System celebrates Black History MonthRelease Date: 30 January 2019
January 2019 Press Releases
8th Annual Celebrating the Genius of Women in the Arts Exhibition returns to the Orlando Public LibraryRelease Date: 23 January 2019
Author Clara Silverstein to appear at Herndon Branch LibraryRelease Date: 2 January 2019
Comience el ano nuevo aprendiendo ingles con su familia en la bibliotecaRelease Date: 21 December 2018
Begin the year with some tasty food programs at the libraryRelease Date: 21 December 2018
Kick off the New Year with fun-filled library events at a branch near youRelease Date: 21 December 2018
Make this your most creative year ever with help from the Melrose CenterRelease Date: 21 December 2018
New year, new you! Start the year off right at the libraryRelease Date: 21 December 2018
Orange County Library System Awarded Best Buy Community GrantRelease Date: 28 January 2019
Start the New Year learning English with your family at the libraryRelease Date: 21 Decemberr 2018
The Melrose Center announced the finalists for the 2019 Melrose Expo AwardsRelease Date: 15 January 2019
December 2018 Press Releases
Adults can earn their high school diploma at the library with the Career Online High School programRelease Date: 11 December 2018
Cookie decorating, caroling, Fortnite and plenty of holiday fun only at the library this DecemberRelease Date: 18 November 2018
Get holiday cooking inspiration at the libraryRelease Date: 18 November 2018
Join us at the library for a Family Holiday Festival, have your holiday pictures taken and more this December at the libraryRelease Date: 17 November 2018
Learning the basics of QuickBooks Pro, master the green screen and moreRelease Date: 17 November 2018
Melrose Center Receives Endownment to Stay on the Cutting EdgeRelease Date: 5 December 2018
Opening in December: Jingle Boards, a collection of holiday-themed skateboard art
Release Date: 20 November 2018
Winter fun at the library: a one-man Christmas classic, a holiday-themed skateboard art show, a Family Holiday Festival and moreRelease Date: 18 November 2018
November 2018 Press Releases
Celebrate family with fun food events, attend a National Novel Writing Month write-in and more things you can do this month at the libraryRelease Date: 16 October 2018
Early Voting at nine Orange County Library branches starting at 9 a.m.Release Date: 23 October 2018
Gobble up some fun at the library this month!Release Date: 16 October 2018
Learn how to prepare a delicious meal with everyone in the family this November at the libraryRelease Date: 16 October 2018
November is for la familia, learn about the history of computer and more this monthRelease Date: 9 October 2018
Script Orlando returns with Grammy Award-winning Bruce Hensal, entries are open for the fifth annual Melrose Awards, and more!Release Date: 15 October 2018
The Herndon Branch celebrates 20 years serving the communityRelease Date: 23 October 2018
The Orlando Public Library Hosts 2018 Orlando Children’s Business FairRelease Date: 29 October 2018
October 2018 Press Releases
Explore the history of movie poster art at the Orlando Public LibraryRelease Date: 7 September 2018
Halloween Tricks-n-Treats at the library in OctoberRelease Date: 19 September 2018
Hispanic Heritage Month continues in October, plus Halloween events for all ages and more Release Date: 19 September 2018
Melrose in the Mix features Singer-wongwriter Ka Malinalli, learn to create a YouTube channel with your family and more in OctoberRelease Date: 19 September 2018
Spooky storytimes, technological terror and more Halloween fun at the library!Release Date: 19 September 2018
The library gets spooky this October with Technoween, The Great American Read picks America’s favorite novel and moreRelease Date: 23 September 2018
Wonderland themed Booktoberfest raises thousands of dollars for OCLSRelease Date: 19 October 2018

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North Orange Branch Closure

North Orange Branch is closing for repair after regular hours of operation today, July 16. A date for reopening has yet to be established. Learn more about the North Orange Branch closing >