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Orange County Library System issues library card to Orange County group home Great Oaks Village
June 17, 2022 | OCLS Marketing & Public Relations Team

On June 2, a group of kids from the Great Oaks Village group foster home visited the Orlando Public Library. They received welcome bags, toured the building and (most importantly) they received their new Group Home Card, which allows them to check out materials.

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Get Ready to Shell-a-brate Adult Summer Reading!
June 4, 2022 | Andrea Jackson

Gather around, sea-mates! We hope by now you’re ready for Adult Summer Reading. In case you need a little pier-pressure, we asked our colleagues what they’re looking forward to this year. We’re shore the answers shared by your favorite OCLS branches and departments... READ MORE

Q&A with Dr. Trenessa Williams, Owner of Kizzy’s Books & More
May 26, 2022 | Andrea Jackson

We spoke with Black entrepreneur Dr. Trenessa Williams, owner of the online bookstore Kizzy's Books & More, to discuss African American literature and her upcoming library event as we honor Juneteenth.

 

Join Dr. Williams for the virtual event Working with... READ MORE

 From the Interim Director, June 2022
May 26, 2022 | Steve Powell

One of the most important relationships Orange County Library System has is with Orange County Public Schools. We strive to ensure that every school in the county has a library staff liaison who provides them with information about library events and services, and we... READ MORE

Get Ready to Shell-a-brate Adult Summer Reading!
May 20, 2022 | Andrea Jackson

Sea-ing is believing! Dive into this video to see what hidden treasures are in store.

Remember, all you need to do is make sure you have an active OCLS library card. If you don’t have a library card or you need to renew your card, you can do so here. From there, log... READ MORE

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5 Cookbooks a Chef can't live without featuring Chef Yamira posed alongside 5 cookbooks.
July 14, 2022 | OCLS Community Relations Team

Perfect for aspiring or advanced cooks, Chef Yamira Lee Johnson's top 5 cookbooks she can't live without are inspiring, helpful reads for the kitchen. With each recommendation, we journey through Chef Yamira's culinary career with roots planted in Puerto Rican cooking to her... READ MORE

From the Interim Director, July 2022
July 1, 2022 | Steve Powell

We are heading into summer with some good news – our 2022 Summer Reading Program is off to a strong start. We announced that we would be offering in-person events this summer, in addition to virtual selections, and the response has been fantastic. Hundreds of kids and their... READ MORE

Orange County Library System issues library card to Orange County group home Great Oaks Village
June 17, 2022 | OCLS Marketing & Public Relations Team

On June 2, a group of kids from the Great Oaks Village group foster home visited the Orlando Public Library. They received welcome bags, toured the building and (most importantly) they received their new Group Home Card, which allows them to check out materials.

Group... READ MORE

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