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    International Year of Peace and Trust

    In September of 2019, the United Nations adopted a resolution to designate 2021 as the International Year of Peace & Trust. The UN’s resolution “underlined that the International Year constitutes a means of mobilizing international efforts to promote peace and trust among nations on the basis of political dialogue, mutual understanding and cooperation in order…

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  • Preschool Fun: Unicorns!

    Preschool Fun: Unicorns!

    Since it’s a fantastical summer at Orange County Library System, let’s talk about unicorns this week! Let’s start with some questions: What does a unicorn look like? What does a unicorn sound like? Are unicorns big or little?  Are they kind? Are they colorful?   READ Read any book you may have that mentions unicorns.…

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  • From the Director August 2019

    From the Director, August 2019

    It’s always hard to believe when August rolls around that summer is just about over. Summer is the busiest time of year at our libraries, and this summer has been one for the books! In July, we celebrated serving 100,000 free meals to children through our annual partnership with Orange County Public Schools and its…

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    A Conversation with Delilah S. Dawson, Orlando Book Festival Closing Keynote Speaker

    The Orlando Book Festival is a day-long celebration of books at the Orlando Public Library. Join us for panels, writing workshops, book signings and more from bestselling authors from all over the country. Delilah S. Dawson, Closing Keynote Speaker for the Orlando Book Festival, is the award-winning, New York Times best-selling author of Star Wars: PHASMA…

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    Romance Favorites of 2017

    So many great romances to choose from in 2017. Here are a few not to miss. Silver Silence by Nalini Singh Continuing the phenomenal Psy-Changeling series, this latest entry focuses on Silver Merchant, Psy and head of the worldwide EmNet, and Valentin Nikolaev, alpha of the StoneWater bears. What do a silent Psy and emotion-driven changeling…

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    77 Years of Batman

    On April 25, 1940, “Batman #1” was released to newsstands throughout the United States.  While not officially the first appearance of the Caped Crusader, Batman #1 does mark Bruce Wayne’s first appearance in a solo comic series. 77 years and over 600 issues later, the Batman comics continue to capture the imagination of people throughout…

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