Located on the fourth floor, Reference Central includes all adult non-circulating materials, except for the reader's advisory sources in Library Central on the first floor. The Florida, Genealogy*, and Periodicals Collections are also housed in Reference Central.
The Periodicals Collection consists of all periodicals, both print and microfilm.
The following indexes are available for the Orlando Sentinel:
- Subject indexes
- Bound Volumes - 1966 to 1970
- Card File - 1971 to 1990s
- Orlando Sentinel Online Database - 1985 to present
- Obituary Indexes - 1949 to present
Equipment available for public use includes photocopiers, analog dataports, computer stations with library catalog and online database access, Wi-Fi access as well as microfilm and microfiche readers and printers.
*The genealogy collection is moving to the West Oaks Branch. The collection can be accessed on the fourth floor of the Orlando Public Library through Sunday, November 30, 2014, after which it will be accessible at the West Oaks Branch upon the branch's reopening in January 2015. View further details in the Genealogy Center Blog.