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    Music in the Time of Quarantine

    In troubling times, music is something that unites us and lifts our spirits.  According to Psychology Today, music is beneficial to mental health because it elevates our mood, promotes creative thinking, and makes us feel good.  We can also have fun with it by making playlists that contain songs that reflect our current situation or…

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  • Some of the Best Marvel Comics Available for Free With Hoopla

    Some of the Best Marvel Comics Available for Free with Hoopla

    The date is May 3, 2006. I am a junior in high school and as of yet unencumbered by the difficult decisions of adulthood. Yet, for several months I have felt conflicted. Everywhere I look, people are asking me, “whose side are you on?” As if it was that easy. On one side there was…

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    The 5 Best Films Available for Credit-Free Viewing on Kanopy

    With no shortage of subscription-based streaming services out there, sometimes it’s nice to watch something with a little less financial obligation. Kanopy, an on-demand streaming platform which features documentaries, children’s TV series and the best in classic and independent cinema is accessible completely for free with your library card. Typically, users can access up to…

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Presidential Preference Primary Election Early Voting at Select Library Locations

Ten OCLS Branch locations will host early voting for the 2024 Early Voting Primary Election from Monday, March 4 to Sunday, March 17 (10 a.m. – 6 p.m.): Alafaya, Chickasaw, Fairview Shores, Hiawassee, South Creek, Southeast, Southwest, Washington Park, West Oaks, and Winter Garden. Learn more about early voting at select library locations >