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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

Programa de Lectura de Veran
May 10, 2022 | Laura Lizardi

El verano se está acercando y también los programas de lectura de verano 2022 del Sistema de Bibliotecas del Condado de Orange, del cúal este año, el tema y inspiración es... Un Océano de Posibilidades. Dicho tema traerá diversas programaciones presenciales y virtuales de... READ MORE

Mental Health Awareness Month - Q&A with Sumer Strawbree
May 4, 2022 | Caitlin Hill

Sumer Strawbree is a middle school student in Central Florida and the author and illustrator of two coloring books Black, Brown and Beautiful and Glow Up. She has a third book on the way called My Career Glow Up. We caught up with her for Mental Health Awareness Month to... READ MORE

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

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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

I am a Queer Man
May 29, 2022 | Andrea Jackson

Ricardo Burney, a circulation clerk for Orange County Library System, will lead guests through a thought-provoking event in celebration of Pride Month. He will discuss why intersectionality is important as a Black man in the LGBTQ+ community. “It shows us that identities work... 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.

 

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