Here are stories about the Orange County Library System from the news media.


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My Central Florida Family

From June 1 through August 1, families can enjoy streaming events, live virtual activities and online reading challenges, all from the comfort of home.

West Orlando News

“We’ve enjoyed serving the community from the Herndon Branch for more than 20 years,” Orange County Library Services added. “Thank you to all of our Herndon customers.”


The Orange County Library System is making significant changes to its daily operations post-COVID-19, as it continues its reopening process this week with the opening of some of its physical locations.

Wesh 2 News

The South Trail Branch on Orange Blossom Trail is part of a phased reopening that started this week in Orange County.

Orlando Science Center

During quarantine, a team of makers from Orange County Library System has been using Melrose Center 3D printers and resources to create PPE.


The Orange County, Winter Park, and Maitland library systems are offering a reciprocal card that lets you check out materials at all branches now.

West Orange Times

Throughout the month of May, the Orange County Library System will host a variety of virtual storytimes for little ones to enjoy. 

Orlando Weekly

After 20 years of serving the community, the Orange County Library System has decided to permanently close the Herndon Branch library located at 4324 E. Colonial Drive.


The Herndon location has been operating for roughly 20 years and mostly serviced families in Baldwin Park as well as the Lake Underhill area and Hibiscus neighborhood.