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  • DIY Film Festival: National Poetry Month

    DIY Film Festival: National Poetry Month

    Celebrate Poetry Month with films from our digital section.Or request them through free home delivery, There’s quite a large selection.Either way works For they’re just some of the perks Of Orange County Library System’s movie collection.   Howl (Available on Kanopy, Hoopla & DVD)Allen Ginsberg was an angel-headed hipsterNot to mention, a 1950s poetic tricksterBut no one is laughingThanks to…

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  • DIY Film Festival: Valentine's Day

    DIY Film Festival: Valentine’s Day

      “The sight of lovers feedeth those in love” – William Shakespeare, As You Like It   It’s February, again, which means love is all around us. Typically, Valentine’s Day is defined by roses and chocolates. But in the Florida heat, flowers wilt, chocolate melts, and all things end under heaven. So instead, why not…

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  • DIY Film Festival: Author Biopics

    DIY Film Festival: Author Biopics

    Learn about the lives of some of 20th century’s greatest writers with these compelling biopics, available for free from Orange County Library System on DVD and our digital streaming platforms.   American Splendor (DVD) In American Splendor, Paul Giamatti lovingly portrays Harvey Pekar, the real-life vanguard for underground comic book storytelling. The film charts Pekar’s…

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    Tres películas divertidas en español

    Las películas en español más conocidas suelen ser perturbadoras a la manera de Hable con ella de Almodóvar y Amores perros de Iñárritu. Pero algunas son más convencionales y agradables. Recomiendo tres películas en nuestra colección que puedes disfrutar si eres hispanohablante o quieres aprender más del idioma.   El laberinto de Pan Ofelia es…

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    Throwback Thursday: TV Classics from the Vault

    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 the time, we had…

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    Top 10 Favorite Movies I Checked Out From OCLS In 2017

    I checked out A LOT of DVDs this year from the Orange County Library System. This list compiles my ten favorites. Happy watching! 10. Atomic Blonde Charlize Theron teams up with David Leitch, co-director of John Wick, to deliver a hard-hitting, gorgeously stylized action film that puts others in the genre to shame. Theron absolutely owns the lead role,…

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    The Best Halloween Movies Are Available For Free Home Delivery

    With the Orange County Library System’s DVD Vault and home delivery services, movie night is just a click away. Using just your library card number and pin, you can choose from an inventory of thousands of films brought to your front doorstep entirely for free.  From classics to new releases, and blockbusters to indies, the…

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    Top Season Finale Cliffhangers of All-Time

    With plenty of shows making their fall returns, I couldn’t help but think of some of the top season cliffhangers that left me aching for the next season to come. Here I’ve compiled a short-list of some of those jaw-dropping finales. The Simpsons: Who Shot Mr. Burns? Airing in May 1995, this episode was the…

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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 >