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  • From the Director November 2019

    From the Director, November 2019

    November is a month to be grateful, so I’d like to take a moment to extend my sincerest thanks to those who helped us make this year’s Booktoberfest such a great success. Every October, the Friends of the Orange County Library System host this fundraising event that helps support our libraries. Every year, the event…

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  • Southeast Branch 25th Anniversary

    Southeast Branch 25th Anniversary

    My name is Paolo Melillo and I am honored to serve our community as manager at Southeast Branch. The staff and I are delighted to invite you to the Southeast Branch 25th Anniversary celebration on November 16, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. We will have many interactive and fun events for all our customers such as Music…

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    Local Wanderer: Experience More of Orlando With Your Library Card

    You already know your library card means adventure. Dive into the pages of a book you’ve borrowed and you’re off to other worlds. Adventure, though, can be right around the corner and now Orange County Library System (OCLS) is going to help you find it with our Local Wanderer program. Largely inspired by New York…

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    North Orange Branch 30th Anniversary

    My name is Maritza Alicea and I am proud to serve our community as Branch Manager at your North Orange Branch. The library’s staff and I are excited to invite you to the branch’s 30th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, May 25 at 11 a.m. We will have many interactive and fun events for all our…

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    7 Ways to Participate in National Library Week

    “To build up a library is to create a life,” Argentinian author Carlos María Domínguez once said. “It’s never just a random collection of books.” When you take a look at the Orange County Library System and the communities we serve, you get some sense of what Domínguez means. This month we celebrate National Library…

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  • National Library Week 2018

    National Library Week

    National Library Week is an annual celebration organized by the American Library Association to encourage people to read and support their libraries. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the celebration and this year’s theme is “Libraries Lead.” You can participate in National Library Week on April 8–14 at the Orange County Library System by…

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  • Herndon Branch

    8 Ways to Show Your Library Love

    February is National Library Lovers Month! Did you know that according the 2016 Pew Report, 76% of Americans believe that libraries serve their community well? Let’s make it 100%! Take a look at these eight ways you can show your appreciation for your local library all year round. 1. Visit At OCLS, there’s a branch…

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