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All About Steve: Getting to Know OCLS’s New Library Director/CEO
September 29, 2022 | Renee Marvin

On August 26, after eight months of searching, it was announced that Steve Powell would be Orange County Library System’s new Library Director/CEO. Steve, who has been an employee with OCLS since 2007, has served as Interim Director since January 2022. We sat down with Steve... READ MORE

Steve Powell Selected as Orange County Library System's New Library Director/CEO
August 26, 2022 | Crockett Bohannon

On behalf of the Orange County Library System Board of Trustees, I would like to congratulate Interim Director/CEO & COO Steve Powell on being selected to become the library’s new Library Director/CEO.

Steve was the top choice among three finalists, all of whom had... READ MORE

Farewell to Mary Anne Hodel - Director/CEO of Orange County Library System Retires After 20 Years of Service
January 21, 2022 | OCLS Staff

January 2022 marks the end of an important chapter in the story of Orange County Library System. After 20 years at the helm of the organization, Director/CEO Mary Anne Hodel retires after the January 13 board meeting.

When she came to the library in 2002, Hodel says... READ MORE

Lake Nona & Horizon West Library Developments Announcement
August 13, 2021 | OCLS Staff

Orange County Library System’s Board of Trustees, the City of Orlando and Orange County have agreed to pursue a plan to work together to build new library branches in Horizon West and Lake Nona. Both communities have been requesting that the library build new branches to... READ MORE

Our History Speaks Volumes: Remembering Glenn F. Miller (1937–1996)
June 14, 2021 | Mike Donohue

On November 1, 1970, Library Director Clara Wendel retired having served 27 years as head of Orange County Library System. She was succeeded by Glenn Miller, who became only the third library director in OCLS’ nearly 50-year history.

Originally from Saginaw, Michigan,... READ MORE

library director

All About Steve: Getting to Know OCLS’s New Library Director/CEO
September 29, 2022 | Renee Marvin

On August 26, after eight months of searching, it was announced that Steve Powell would be Orange County Library System’s new Library Director/CEO. Steve, who has been an employee with OCLS since 2007, has served as Interim Director since January 2022. We sat down with Steve... READ MORE

Steve Powell Selected as Orange County Library System's New Library Director/CEO
August 26, 2022 | Crockett Bohannon

On behalf of the Orange County Library System Board of Trustees, I would like to congratulate Interim Director/CEO & COO Steve Powell on being selected to become the library’s new Library Director/CEO.

Steve was the top choice among three finalists, all of whom had... READ MORE

Farewell to Mary Anne Hodel - Director/CEO of Orange County Library System Retires After 20 Years of Service
January 21, 2022 | OCLS Staff

January 2022 marks the end of an important chapter in the story of Orange County Library System. After 20 years at the helm of the organization, Director/CEO Mary Anne Hodel retires after the January 13 board meeting.

When she came to the library in 2002, Hodel says... READ MORE

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