Books & Beyond: A monthly Library news and information publication sponsored by the Friends of the Library

September 2013

Volume 11 Issue 1

Hispanic Heritage Exhibit

Art on Display Art

Browse a spectacular collection of artwork produced by local Hispanic artists. This exhibit is presented in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.





Mexican Film Festival

September 8-14 Perdida

Take part in the third annual Mexican Film Festival presented by the Mexican Consulate and the Orange County Library System.





Viva Florida 500

Florida Remembered Viva Florida 500

As we continue this yearlong celebration, we pay special attention to the influence Spanish culture has had on Florida with music and historical programs in September.




Second Saturday

U.S. Presidents in Florida Presidents in Florida

Author James Clark highlights the special relationship that U.S. presidents—past and present—have had with the Sunshine State.





Health & Wellness

for Mind, Body and Soul Heart

This month the library offers a myriad of health and wellness programs for you and your family.





Local Authors Festival

Quill & Ink Buy local by locals!

Local authors take part in a program that will offer advice for aspiring authors and provide the opportunity for fans to enjoy a book sale and signing.





Small Business...BIG Ideas

Passport to Success Graph

Euromonitor International will teach attendees how to use market research to grow your business with the dynamic database Passport.




Test Prep 101

Putting you ahead of the class! Cap

The Princeton Review will offer a series of programs for those interested in taking the GRE, GMAT, LSAT or MCAT exams. Sign up today for one of these free sessions!




Music in the Library

FREE concerts! Guitar

Join us for two special music performances. Harpist Christine MacPhail and musician Don Hawkins will entertain and delight!





Crafts for Adults

Spark Your Creativity! Crafts

Arts and crafts don't have to stop once you reach adulthood. Spark your creativity in one of our monthly craft programs geared towards adults.




Book Clubs

Join the club! Book Clubs

Join one of our regular book clubs and meet others with similar interests and tastes.





Featured Database

SIRS Researcher Featured Database

Everyone seems to have an opinion on hot button topics but when you need to cite relevant and credible sources for your research paper, this database is the only place you’ll want to go.

Zinio for Libraries

Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center for Technology, Innovation & Creativity

DIY Learning

New Book Alerts

Download the OCLS Shake It! App