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Make a Splash at This Year’s Adult Summer Reading Events
May 2, 2022 | Andrea Jackson

Grab your friends and make a splash while attending this year’s Adult Summer Reading programs and events! There’s something for every fish, mermaid and shark to enjoy. The Oceans of Possibilities are bountiful!

Wrap your tentacles around a book as you participate in... READ MORE

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

It’s hard to believe, but it’s already time for registration to open for the library’s annual Summer Reading Program. This year’s program theme is Oceans of Possibilities, and we’re inviting everyone in the community to take a deep dive into what the library has to offer for... READ MORE

Adult Summer Reading is Back!
April 11, 2022 | Andrea Jackson

Join Orange County Library System on an adventure as we kick off Adult Summer Reading and the return of in-person programs! Registration begins May 2 and will create Oceans of Possibilities for participants.

Not only will you get to go on a sweet escape each time you... READ MORE

Q&A with Adrianna Cuevas. Mayor Buddy’s Book Club – End of Book Party Wednesday, April 20, 4 p.m.
March 29, 2022 | Jessica Pinkowski

Adrianna Cuevas is a first-generation Cuban American originally from Miami, Florida. She is the award-winning author of several middle-grade novels for young readers including Cuba in My Pocket and The Ghosts of Rancho Espanto. In 2021, she won the Sunshine State Young Reader... READ MORE

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

Last year, a member of our Youth Services staff was reaching out to local businesses to ask them if they’d be interested in supporting the library’s Summer Reading Program. We always receive a warm response from our local business community, but one business owner in... READ MORE

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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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