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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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    Este verano en tu Biblioteca Todos Juntos Ahora

    Este verano 2023 en las Bibliotecas del Condado de Orange te espera una nueva temática y un nuevo nombre a la serie de eventos y programaciĂłn de verano. Antes se solĂ­a llamar Summer Reading Program (SRP) o en español El Programa de Lectura de Verano. Ahora se titula Summer at your Library o en español,…

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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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    This Year’s Best Travel Accessory: A Book

    Upon us is the season of family road trips, beach getaways, barbecues galore and summer vacations away from those dreadful, heavy textbooks. Traveling is the time when we aspire to worry less and soak in as much relaxation or adventure as possible. But is total and complete relaxation ever really achieved? I can’t think of a…

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    #OCLSReads Books for Summer 

    Summer brings longer days and even warmer weather, which means more time for reading—preferably indoors away from oppressive 95-degree Florida weather. But whichever environment you prefer (reading at the beach, at a park, or even relaxing at home), here are some suggestions from two Collection Development librarians to add to your #TBR list this summer.    One…

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  • SRP 2017

    The Summer Reading Program Has Begun!

    The Kids Summer Reading Program is officially in full swing thanks to the help of Koo Koo Kanga Roo and Mix 105.1! On Saturday, June 3, the downtown library and the Southeast Branch got the party started by hosting summer kickoff events. Koo Koo Kanga Roo drove 300 attendees “Koo Koo” as they put on…

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    Spring DIY Crafts to Do on a Budget

    Here in Orlando, our seasons always seem to be mushed together under one hot umbrella. Trying to make improvements or enhancements doesn't have to be super expensive, so to make this season stand out I’ve collected five simple DIY projects to make your home bloom. At the library, we're all about being budget friendly, after…

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