Summer Reading Program 2015 :: Every Hero Has A Story :: June 6 - August 8, 2015

2015 SRP Kids Contests

CHECK IT OUT: Mascot Games

All Locations: May 10 - June 10, 2015

Come to any library location and check out five items with your library card, May 10 - June 10, and receive an invitation to the Fan Fest on Saturday, June 20 at the Amway Center with a buy one get one free coupon to the Mascot Games on June 19 or 20, 2015, while supplies last.

Orange County juvenile regular, property owner, or fee library card is required. In-person check out only. Tickets will not be mailed. Not valid for previous checkouts, books by mail or e-book downloads.

This is the only event of its kind in the world! The Mascot Games features over 30 mascots including the Orlando Magic's very own Stuff, Knightro from the University of Central Florida, and Albert from the University of Florida. At the Amway Center June 19 and 20. For more information about the games visit:

Kids' Talent Show

West Oaks Branch - Monday June 29, 3:30 p.m.

Windermere Branch - Saturday, July 11, 11 a.m.

Edgewater Branch - Saturday, July 18, 11 a.m.

Hiawassee Branch - Thursday, July 23, 11 a.m.

Eatonville Branch - Thursday, July 23, 6 p.m.

Show off your skills at the Kids' Talent Show! Watch talented kids dazzle the audience with skits, music, dance and everything in between. Ages 6-12. Call 407.835.7323 to register to perform.

Super YOU! Draw Yourself as a Superhero

Deadline July 25, 2015

Every hero has a story...what's yours? If you were a superhero, what special powers would you have? What would your costume look like? Draw yourself! Each child’s artwork will be displayed at the library.

Download the official rules and entry form.

One entry per person. Only Official Entry Forms will be accepted. Ages 6–12. Deadline for entries is Saturday, July 25, 2015. One winner from each location will be selected. Prizes courtesy of The Crayola Experience. Orange County Library System juvenile regular, property owner, or fee library card in good standing is required to win.

Check It Out: Mummies of the World

All Locations: July 1 - 29, 2015

Check out five items with your library card July 1-29, and enter to win four tickets to visit Mummies of the World: The Exhibition at the Orlando Science Center!

The drawing is limited to juvenile cardholders with a regular, property owner, or fee library card in good standing. In-person check out only. Tickets will not be mailed. Not valid for previous checkouts, books by mail or electronic book downloads. Each library location will award three 4-packs of tickets. Winners will be drawn and notified on July 30. Tickets must be picked up by August 2 or an alternate winner will be chosen. Call 407.835.7323 for more information. Exhibit will run from June 15 to November 29, 2015 at the Orlando Science Center.

Discover this extraordinary collection of real mummies and artifacts from South America, Europe as well as ancient Egypt, some dating back more than 4,500 years! Through modern science, engaging interactives and multi-media exhibits, the exhibition reveals how the scientific study of mummies provides a window into the lives of ancient people from every region of the world.

Grand Prize Giveaway

Saturday, August 8, at 3 p.m.

Grab a Reading and Activity Calendar or log online at and mark each day that you've read or attended a program or technology class. Turn in your calendar at any library location from August 3 – August 7 to receive your Prize Bag and Prize Pass. Bring your Prize Pass to enter the grand prize giveaway at the End of Summer Celebration on Saturday, August 8, at 3 p.m. at the Orlando Public Library. Child must be present to win. Calendars can also be picked up at any library location. Orange County Library System juvenile regular, property owner, or fee library card in good standing is required to win. Ages 12 and under.

Prizes include:

Thank you to our donors and sponsors!

Airheads Aloma Bowling Centers Amerigroup Boardwalk Bowl Boggy Creek Airboat Rides Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Caribe Royale Orlando Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Garden Community Health Centers Crayola Experience Dave and Busters Diamond Comic Distribution Dinosaur World Disney on Ice Florida Eco Safaris Fun Spot America Gatorland Give Kids the World Gods and Monsters Jeremiah's Italian Ice John Russo Dentist Kerosene Lamp Foundation Kona Ice Mascot Games Medieval Times Molina Healthcare Mummies of the World The Exhibition Orange County Public Schools Orange County Fire Rescue The Olando Eye Kennedy Space Center Orlando Magic Orlando Science Center Pirates Dinner Adventure Putting Edge Quibits Construction Toys Rainforest Cafe Race Trac Regal Cinemas Rent A Jumper Ripleys Sea Life Sea World Semoran Skateway Shake Shack Showcase of Citrus Skeletons Orlando Sleuths Subway T-Rex Cafe Wonder Works Yak & Yeti Zoom Air

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