Scheduled Downtime for Calendar and Room Reservation Systems On Wednesday, April 23rd from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., the calendar and room reservations systems will be unavailable while we perform system maintenance. During this time, if you'd like to sign up for a class, cancel a class registration, or book a meeting room, please call the library at 407.835.7323.
The Orlando Public Library is on Central Blvd between Rosalind and Magnolia and is served by the downtown Lymmo service as well as routes # 3,6,7,11,13 and 51. Lynx Maps & Schedules
About the Branch
The Orlando Public Library is the headquarters and resource center for the Orange County Library System. The 290,000 square foot downtown Orlando facility is the largest public library building in the state of Florida. The Library has been located at this site since its beginnings as the Albertson Public Library in 1923. Public Reference Departments in the Orlando Public Library include Children's, Genealogy, Law, Library Central, and Reference Central. The Children's Library offers spacious areas, special programs, computers and story rooms for our youngest readers and readers to be. A Technology and Education Center (formerly CRC) is located on the second floor and offers access to computers loaded with programs with word processing capabilities. The Friends of the Library Third Floor Bookstore is open daily and recycles withdrawn and donated books to the community. The Genealogy collection is one of the best in the Southeast and is a great place to begin research into family history.
Preschoolers will hear songs and stories to help them begin learning the skills that they will need to start kindergarten. The series of six programs will introduce reading, math, basic concepts, basic skills, health and safety, and art. Ages 3-5. Registration recommended. Call 407.835.7323 to register. Sponsored by Target. Get more ideas for how to prepare your child at www.ocls.info/kindergarten.
This class will introduce the basic operations of how to operate the video studio cameras. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of a camera. This is a prerequisite class for entry to the Melrose Center Video Studio.
This class will introduce the basic studio set up and the workflow in the studio environment. Learn the importance of good lighting and how to light for best results. Practice using our portable backdrops. This is a prerequisite class for entry to the Melrose Center Photo Studio.
By: Animal Rights Foundation of Florida www.arff.org
The Animal Rights Foundation of Florida promotes helping animals through our entertainment choices. Displays are located on the Third Floor near the Community Relations office and the Co-Working meeting room. Contact: email@example.com
Services and Programs
The library collection includes books, audio books, informational and entertainment videos and DVDs, recorded music, world language materials, a Young Adult collection, an Adult Literacy Collection, Florida Collection, Disney archive as well as magazines for leisure reading and research plus microfilm.
Public computers offering Internet access, and online reference resources including the Library catalog are located throughout the building.
Three computer labs allows us to teach classes for PC and MAC users. Our friendly and knowledgeable Technology and Customer Support Specialists teach over one hundred and thirty classes a month.
Drive-up window on Wall Street allows patrons to return items while remaining in their cars.
Four meeting rooms available for use by non-profit organizations. Request a room online or call us at 407.835.7323. Reading areas and study rooms for small groups of six or less are located on each of the four public levels.
Tours of the Orlando Public Library are available by appointment, please call the Community Relations Office.