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  • Enjoying Orlando Safely

    Enjoying Orlando Safely

    If you are like me, you are out of content to stream, tired of sitting at home and bored of cleaning your house. We all want to remain safe but have an ardent desire to go out and return to a bit of normalcy! Thankfully, there are some local Orlando spots that want that for…

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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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  • 7 Ways Your Library Card Can Help You Through College

    7 Ways Your Library Card Can Help You Through College

    1. Are you familiar with the massive open online course website Lynda.com? Normally there is a fee for this incredible resource, but your library card gives you free access. Lynda was recently acquired by LinkedIn, so now course completion certificates can be posted on your profile. 2. Use our Foundation Center database to find grant…

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  • Best of Orlando 2018

    OCLS Nominated for Best of Orlando

    For the seventh year in a row, the Orange County Library System has been nominated in the Orlando Weekly’s Best of Orlando Readers Poll. From June 27 through 11:59 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6, local residents can vote for their favorites from among the nominees who advanced to the final round. The Best of Orlando Poll celebrates all the…

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  • March28-10

    April Instagram Photo Challenge Returns!

    In April, the library is bringing back its wildly popular #oclslovesorlando Instagram Photo Challenge. We want to encourage you to get out and explore Orlando. New art exhibit, restaurants and venues open every month. The opportunities to learn, grow, enrich yourself and [hashtag] live your best life are endless. So save the image below to your device and…

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  • IG Challenge

    April Instagram Photo Challenge

    In April, the library wants to encourage you to get out and explore Orlando. With so many one-of-a-kind things to do see, explore and experience, there's no shortage of inspiration to be found. Tag your photos with #oclslovesorlando. We'll repost our favorite submissions throughout the month on our Instagram account, so give us a follow!

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  • art is moving

    OCLS is Taking Part in Art is Moving

    This week, if you’re riding on SunRail, look before you sit – is there a little journal labeled “Open Me” on a seat near you? If so, don’t be shy. Open it, grab the writing implement of your choice and write, sketch or draw something that inspires you. The journals were created right here at…

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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 >