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    Top 10 Books Checked Out From The Library in 2018

    This year was a popular year for fiction at the Orange County Library System. From fiction veterans such as David Baldacci (who spoke at the library earlier this year) to the breakout thriller The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen, the interests of readers were diverse in style but decidedly committed to…

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    Lost in the Dream – The Best Books About Rock Music

    A Visit From The Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan "Time's a goon, right?" Punk rockers, pickpockets, and Powerpoint presentations combine in A Visit From the Goon Squad, 2011’s Pulitzer Prize winner for fiction. Author Jennifer Egan uses all her experience as a short story writer to craft the 13 interrelated tales that make up the novel, centered…

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  • Books for Pride Month

    11 LGBTQ Titles for Adult Readers

    In honor of LGBTQ pride, here is a show-stopping book list that describes the lives, struggles, and strengths of LGBTQ characters and people, fact or fiction. These 11 books celebrate the spirit of the movement and implore us, at any age, to build a better world. Giovanni’s Room by James Baldwin, 1956 (Fiction) An American,…

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    Book Buzz Recommendations: April

    (Ages 1-3) Blue Chameleon by Emily Gravett Chameleon tries to fit in by changing colors and shapes. (Pre-K –K) Black Cat, White Cat by Silvia Borando This cheerful story of juxtaposed personalities brings to light the adventure of sharing discoveries with a friend. (Grades 1-3) Telephone by Mac Barnett A string of birds on a…

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Memorial Day Closing

Orange County Library System will be closed Sunday, May 26 and Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. The library system will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, May 28. View a complete list of holiday closures >