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

Orlando Weekly

Bookworms and fiction fanatics will have no problem finding their niche here, especially with signings, writing workshops and panel discussions with award-winning authors.


March 17 is Bayard Rustin’s birthday. Inspired by this oft-overlooked changemaker, this month we’ve selected books about people who have strived to make the world a better place, including one about Bayard himself.


There’s no better place to find love in all its forms than between the covers…of a book. Your local library staff has pulled these selections to help you celebrate 2020’s second month.

Click Orlando

Renata Sago is an independent journalist in Orlando who has seen some of the harsh realities in communities across the United States. Her exhibit, which is on display at the Orange County Public Library, features 25 images.

The Community Paper

Long gone is the librarian stereotype of introverted women who sit behind their desks, reading books from the ’70s, with hair in tightly kept buns and cat–eyed glasses to match.

The Apopka Voice

This accomplishment illustrates the continued growth and importance of library lending of ebooks and audiobooks along with the creative ways the library has served its community with digital services.

Orlando Sentinel

In 2019, the Orange County Library System saw patrons check out 2.3 million electronic versions of magazines, audio books, movies, television shows, including a record one million ebooks. That’s a nearly 15% jump from 2018.

Orange Observer

Some folks say there is no longer a need for libraries, but officials at the Orange County Library System have a different opinion.

Orlando Weekly

In case you haven't checked out "Melrose in the Mix" at the library, you'll get a chance to see what you've been missing tonight when it makes its debut on WUCF TV at 8:30 pm with the amazing Terri Binion session.


Even as libraries have transformed into hubs for innovation, learning and new technology, storytelling remains a vital part of their identity.