summer reading program
This month, our nation celebrates a scientific achievement by which nearly every other technological advancement is measured: July 20 is the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, which put a man on the moon for the first time. It was, indeed, a giant leap that helped... READ MORE
Every year, the Orange County Library System’s Summer Reading Program grows. It’s a labor of love for us to create the hundreds of camps, events, classes and educational opportunities that help kids continue to learn over the summer. This is important because studies show... READ MORE
FREE DAPS is a group of freestyle rappers and improvisers who use hip-hop to create a thrilling, one-of-a-kind musical comedy show every time they perform. Erin Topolsky, Youth Programs Coordinator, recently got to know a little bit more about the group and its founders,... READ MORE
This summer, the Orange County Library System held an art contest, which challenged children to “Draw a Better World.” The contest was hosted in partnership with The Crayola Experience and winners throughout the county received free admission tickets for their winning entries... READ MORE
summer reading program
It seemed just a few weeks ago that we were all counting down to say goodbye to 2020 – with hopes that 2021 might be the balm to soothe the scars of a hard year – and here we are staring at a new season on the horizon. 2021 has already had its ups and downs, but it’s safe to... READ MORE
Every year we make a recommended summer reading list for teens, and this year is no different! Get your summer started off right with these recommended tales!
The Only Black Girls in Town by Brandy Colbert
In a predominately white California beach... READ MORE
The 2021 Early Learning Summer Reading List is now available! This booklist covers a lot of ground, serving parents of children ages 0-5—a wide range of abilities! One thing all young children have in common is their hunger for learning. Capitalizing on the opportunity to... READ MORE
From book recommendations to pop culture discussions, the Orange County Library System wants you to join the conversation with library staff about the world around us.
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