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  • Meet You There. Stylized logo with a map pin containing an orange. Photos of library staff at outdoor events overlayed on an orange map of Orange County.

    Meet You There

    As you’ve read in Books & Beyond over the past year, Orange County Library System is committed to breaking down barriers to access, so everyone can take part in what our libraries have to offer. That commitment extends far beyond library walls. In 2024, our goal is to plant deeper roots in the community by…

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  • From the Director, July 2023

    From the Director, July 2023

    This year, the library’s home delivery service turns 50 years old. It was launched in 1973 by former Library Director Glenn Miller, who was looking for a way to make library service more accessible for people in the county. The library had a bookmobile, but it was aging and the county was growing – it…

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  • From the Interim Director April2022 Header-01

    From the Interim Director, April 2022

    National Library Week is April 3–9, 2022. It’s a week to celebrate libraries and all the contributions they make to the community. Aside from promoting reading and literacy, libraries impact communities in so many ways – some visible and some not so much. For example, according to research from the American Library Association (ALA), library…

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