From May 22 through June 26, the Orlando Public Library will host Money Talks for Women, a six-week series to learn about saving, investing and more. To find out about this and other finance related events in May, visit ocls.info/money. Reference Librarian Jane Tracy, who... READ MORE
Bicycle trails and public transportation in the Orlando area have improved significantly in the last few years, but they remain among our city’s best kept secrets. Consider going on an adventure and riding a bicycle or hopping on a train to your local library. It requires... READ MORE
In April, the library is bringing back its wildly popular #oclslovesorlando Instagram Photo Challenge. We want to encourage you to get out and explore Orlando. New art exhibit, restaurants and venues open every month. The opportunities to learn, grow, enrich yourself and [... READ MORE
National Library Week is an annual celebration organized by the American Library Association to encourage people to read and support their libraries. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the celebration and this year’s theme is “Libraries Lead.”
You can participate... READ MORE
You may not know this about me, but I love old TV shows! They remind me of when I was growing up and we would watch these classic programs – some of my favorites were The Andy Griffith Show, Barney Miller, Hogan’s Heroes and even Laverne & Shirley – with our dinner. At... READ MORE
Summer has arrived once again and it's the best opportunity to catch up on some new and popular books as suggested by three of Orange County Library System's Collection Development Librarians. Most of the suggested titles are available as e-books, digital audiobooks or... READ MORE
On April 16, 2012, Orange County Library System received the largest single private gift in its history when benefactor Kendrick B. Melrose donated $1 million in memory of his mother, Dorothy Lumley Melrose. The gift was used to enact the construction of The Dorothy Lumley... READ MORE
Let’s have some fun under the sea today!
Let’s start with some questions:What are some ocean animals? What does a dolphin sound like? What’s your FAVORITE ocean animal? Can you swim like a whale?
Now, let’s read a book!
Read any book you may... READ MORE
From book recommendations to pop culture discussions, the Orange County Library System wants you to join the conversation with library staff about the world around us.
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