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  • Overnight Science Experiments to Try at Home!

    Overnight Science Experiments to Try at Home!

    Due in no small part to the slow organic processes of our natural world, some scientific experiments demand more than the prescribed 30 to 40 minutes of a library event. Some require much more time to occur. Listed below are instructions on how to perform three awesome experiments at home over the course of a…

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  • Preschool Fun: Turkey!

    Preschool Fun: Turkey!

    This we’re going to gobble, gobble, gobble, and wobble, wobble, wobble as we talk turkey! These activities are based on Every Child Ready to Read, which helps our friends learn pre-reading skills. We’ll cover Reading, Writing, Talking, Singing and Playing.   TALKING: What does a turkey say? What color is a turkey? What’s on a…

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  • Preschool Fun: Space!

    Preschool Fun: Space!

    Let’s journey into outer space this week! QUESTIONS: Do you want to go to outer space?  How should we get there?  What do you think we’ll see? READ: Any book on space, planets, or aliens that you may have! Or you can request a physical title such as Your Alien by Tammi Sauer or a digital one…

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    A Day in the Life

    As part of National Library Week, a yearly celebration of libraries, librarians and library workers, we asked some of our staff (and their pets) working and teaching from home to share how they are adjusting to working from home. Check out National Library Week at Orange County Library System to find out more about how we…

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  • Craft Ideas For Your Home

    Craft Ideas for Your Home

    With many people at home during self-isolation, now is the perfect opportunity to learn a new craft and get organized around the house. Crafting is a great way to relax, relieve stress and have fun. Below, I have listed three inexpensive craft projects you can enjoy making at home.   1.  Marble Dipped Mugs For this…

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    6 Books to Refresh Your Home in 2017

    A new year gives us the opportunity to restart or even refresh areas of our lives. Our homes can be a haven but can also cause us unnecessary stress in our lives. Sometimes the way we organize – or don’t organize – our living spaces can contribute to feelings of overwhelm or dissatisfaction. As you…

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North Orange Branch Closure

North Orange Branch is closing for repair after regular hours of operation today, July 16. A date for reopening has yet to be established. Learn more about the North Orange Branch closing >