Sustainability

OCLS focuses on spreading knowledge about sustainability. Throughout the year, the library will partner with local leaders to bring you events on: Sustainable Living, the Natural World, Energy Transportation, and Environmentally Friendly Construction! These events are sponsored in part by the Friends of the Orange County Library System

  • Sustainable Living (January, February, March)
  • Natural World (April, May, June)
  • Energy and Transportation (July, August, September)
  • Building and Construction (October, November, December)

Upcoming Events

Registration Required
Monday July 15 6:00pm

Online (Virtual Room - EPD)

Event Categories: Education & Learning

Join Charlie Pioli, founder of O-Town Compost, as he pulls back the veil to reveal how waste is managed, and the direction we need to move towards to be more sustainable.

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Herb Gardening

Fleet Farming

Registration Required
Monday August 12 5:30pm

Orlando Public Library (Albertson Room)

Event Categories: Education & Learning

Learn to cultivate herbs like a pro! Fleet Farming covers growing, harvesting, and using herbs for cooking and wellness. From basil to rosemary, unlock the secrets to a thriving herb garden.

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Garden Design

Fleet Farming

Registration Required
Thursday August 22 2:00pm

West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center (Sarchet Community Room)

Event Categories: Education & Learning

Discover the secrets of stunning garden design! Learn everything from soil basics to layout techniques. Get hands-on experience and unleash your creativity to craft beautiful outdoor spaces.

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Gardening 101

Fleet Farming

Registration Required
Monday August 26 10:30am

Chickasaw Branch (Combined Meeting Room)

Event Categories: Education & Learning

Get started with gardening basics with Fleet Farming! Learn soil prep, plant care, and simple design tips. Perfect for beginners, this course will have you growing with confidence in no time.

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