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  • From the Interim Director June 2022

    From the Interim Director, June 2022

    One of the most important relationships Orange County Library System has is with Orange County Public Schools. We strive to ensure that every school in the county has a library staff liaison who provides them with information about library events and services, and we collaborate with OCPS on a variety of initiatives, like virtual field…

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  • From the Interim Director, July 2022

    From the Interim Director, July 2022

    We are heading into summer with some good news – our 2022 Summer Reading Program is off to a strong start. We announced that we would be offering in-person events this summer, in addition to virtual selections, and the response has been fantastic. Hundreds of kids and their parents are showing up for events at…

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  • Get Ready to Shell-a-brate Adult Summer Reading!

    18 Reasons Why Adult Summer Reading is Fin-tastic!

    Gather around, sea-mates! We hope by now you’re ready for Adult Summer Reading. In case you need a little pier-pressure, we asked our colleagues what they’re looking forward to this year. We’re shore the answers shared by your favorite OCLS branches and departments will convince you to participate. Grab your umbrella, towel and sunblock because…

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    Get Ready to Shell-a-brate Adult Summer Reading!

    Sea-ing is believing! Dive into this video to see what hidden treasures are in store. Remember, all you need to do is make sure you have an active OCLS library card. If you don’t have a library card or you need to renew your card, you can do so here. From there, log in or…

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  • Programa de Lectura de Verano

    Programa de Lectura de Verano 2022

    El verano se está acercando y también los programas de lectura de verano 2022 del Sistema de Bibliotecas del Condado de Orange, del cúal este año, el tema y inspiración es… Un Océano de Posibilidades. Dicho tema traerá diversas programaciones presenciales y virtuales de eventos, clases, talleres, actividades, desafíos, shows y mucho más. Nuestra meta…

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  • Make a Splash at This Year’s Adult Summer Reading Events

    Grab your friends and make a splash while attending this year’s Adult Summer Reading programs and events! There’s something for every fish, mermaid and shark to enjoy. The Oceans of Possibilities are bountiful! Wrap your tentacles around a book as you participate in one, or many, of the book clubs we offer this summer. Together,…

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  • From the Interim Director, May 2022

    It’s hard to believe, but it’s already time for registration to open for the library’s annual Summer Reading Program. This year’s program theme is Oceans of Possibilities, and we’re inviting everyone in the community to take a deep dive into what the library has to offer for kids and adults this summer. The Summer Reading…

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  • Adult Summer Reading is Back!

    Join Orange County Library System on an adventure as we kick off Adult Summer Reading and the return of in-person programs! Registration begins May 2 and will create Oceans of Possibilities for participants. Not only will you get to go on a sweet escape each time you pick up a new book, but you’ll also…

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  • From the Interim Director, March 2022

    From the Interim Director, March 2022

    Last year, a member of our Youth Services staff was reaching out to local businesses to ask them if they’d be interested in supporting the library’s Summer Reading Program. We always receive a warm response from our local business community, but one business owner in particular responded to our request with enthusiasm. When Brian Tillman,…

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  • Duke Energy Foundation Grant - A Summer Success Story

    Duke Energy Foundation Grant – A Summer Success Story

    Overcoming the digital divide – the gap between those with access to computers and internet and those without – in the middle of a pandemic highlighted the inequitable impact felt by some communities served by the Orange County Library System (OCLS). Thankfully, the Duke Energy Foundation provided OCLS a $5,000 grant to pilot a targeted outreach program to ensure children hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic received…

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Juneteenth Closure

Orange County Library System will be closed Wednesday, June 19, in observance of Juneteenth. The library system will resume normal business hours on Thursday, June 20. View a complete list of holiday closures >