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Hispanic Heritage Month
September 15, 2022 | Laura Lizardi

El mes de la Herencia Hispana da su comienzo desde el 15 de septiembre hasta el 15 de octubre. Dicha celebración es un festejo de mucho colorido y es una hermosa manera de incluir y aprender sobre nuestra cultura. Durante este mes podemos celebrar y educarnos a la misma vez... READ MORE

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

September is National Library Card Sign-up Month, which means we’ll spend a lot of time in the coming weeks encouraging community members to sign up or renew their cards with us. There’s no downside to having a card – it’s free if you live in our service area, and your... READ MORE

Library Office Hours with Team Anna
September 1, 2022 | Jenn Schock

Over the summer, members from the office of Florida Rep. Anna Eskamani visited several Orange County Library System branches to hold Library Office Hours, a time for constituents to ask questions, find resources and sign-up for assistance services. Rep. Eskamani herself even... READ MORE

Steve Powell Selected as Orange County Library System's New Library Director/CEO
August 26, 2022 | Crockett Bohannon

On behalf of the Orange County Library System Board of Trustees, I would like to congratulate Interim Director/CEO & COO Steve Powell on being selected to become the library’s new Library Director/CEO.

Steve was the top choice among three finalists, all of whom had... READ MORE

Q&A with Youth Services Intern Emily Gingras
August 15, 2022 | OCLS Marketing & Public Relations Team

Emily Gingras has been interning at the library throughout the summer, working in the Youth Services department. As her internship comes to a close, we caught up with her to learn about her time working at OCLS and the upcoming blog series she’s writing for the library.



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Cinco Componentes de Todos Los Niños Listos Para Leer: El Habla
December 15, 2022 | Emily Gingras

ECRR es una iniciativa cuyo objetivo es brindarle a los cuidadores y padres los recursos necesarios para el desarrollo literario de su hijo. Como padre o cuidador, usted es el mejor maestro, y la iniciativa de “Todos Los Niños Listos Para Leer” (ECRR por sus siglas en inglés... READ MORE

Friends Fur-ever: Farewell to Angel Paws
December 15, 2022 | Caitlin Hill

Orange County Library System is sad to announce the official retirement of the Angel Paws to Read program. The library is grateful for the organization’s more than 15 years of service to young readers in Orange County.

Angel Paws, presented by Be an Angel Therapy Dog... READ MORE

From the Director, December 2022
December 1, 2022 | Steve Powell

Every year for the past several years, Orange County Library System has been a member of OverDrive’s One Million Checkout Club. That means our customers used OverDrive to check out more than a million ebooks and audiobooks in a year. We’re on track to be part of the club... READ MORE



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