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  • LOTE4Kids App

    NEW! LOTE4Kids: Storytime in Your Language

    LOTE4Kids (Languages Other Than English) is the newest language learning platform for Orange County Library System users! Explore a digital collection of picture books (eBooks and audiobooks) in a diverse range of world languages. Some of the languages available are: American Sign Language (ASL), Arabic, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, Spanish (Mexican and Latin American) and Tamil.…

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  • Preschool Fun: Art!

    Preschool Fun: Art!

    Let’s read, sing, and make some art! 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: Do you like to draw? What do you like to draw?  Do you like to paint? What do you like to…

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  • Preschool Fun: Gardening!

    Preschool Fun: Gardening!

    This week, in part of our celebration of the book Lab Girl, we’re going to learn flowers and gardening!  So, get out your shovel, and let’s dig in! 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:…

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  • Preschool Fun: Airplanes!

    Preschool Fun: Airplanes!

    In honor of Women’s History Month, each Preschool Fun blog post this month will tie in with a famous woman! Today we’ll learn about Bessie Coleman and Amelia Earhart. 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.  …

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    Preschool Fun: Monkeys and Jane Goodall!

    In honor of Women’s History Month, each preschool fun blog post this month will tie in with a famous woman! Today we’ll start with Jane Goodall. 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: Do you…

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  • Preschool Fun: Sesame Street!

    Preschool Fun: Sesame Street

    Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street? This week, inspired by the library’s weekly Sesame Street Storytime, we’re celebrating our favorite Muppets! 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: Who is your favorite…

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  • Preschool Fun: Bears!

    Preschool Fun: Bears!

    I’m so excited I can bear-ly take it! For today’s theme is … bears! 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 bear sound like?  What color are bears?   What do bears…

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  • Preschool Fun: Love!

    Preschool Fun: Love!

    You know who I love? All of you! Let’s celebrate LOVE this week! 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:     Who do you love? What do you love to do? Where do you…

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  • Books About Love for Preschoolers

    Books About Love for Preschoolers

    I Am Love: A Book of Compassion by Susan Verde, illustrated by Peter H. ReynoldsA celebration of love in all its forms, this book asks readers to look inward when they feel afraid and to act with compassion and kindness, to live with gratitude, and to take care of themselves by practicing self-love.   Worm…

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    Preschool Fun: Snow!

    It rarely snows in Florida, but that doesn’t mean we can’t pretend! 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 is snow? Where does it come from? What color is it?   READING: Read any…

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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 >