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

Downtown Community Paper

The Melrose Center houses an impressive lineup: photography studio, audio studio, video studio, fabrication lab, and simulator lab.

Orange Observer

Nineteen women were recognized for their outstanding artwork during an awards ceremony and reception at the Orlando Public Library.

Orlando Sentinel

It's time to rock with the Orange County Library System during our annual Summer Reading Program.


The Orange County Library System has been named among the top 29 finalists for the 2018 National Medal for Museum and Library Service.

Orlando Sentinel

The Orlando Book Festival has lined up authors David Baldacci and S. Jae-Jones as keynote speakers this year.

Orlando Sentinel

Fourteen libraries and 15 museums made the cut as finalists for the national medal from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Orlando is the only city with representation in both categories.


For the newcommer there is so much to figure out, housing, jobs, schools, transportation, not to mention the language and culture of your new town.


The Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center at the Orlando Public Library will host the Melrose Creative Expo on Saturday, February 17, showcasing local tech, creative projects, and makers. 

Bogin, Munns &

Adults who hold a public library card in Orange County are able to take free classes, called Citizenship Inspired, allowing prospective citizens to participate in a citizenship preparation course three to four times per week in preparation for the U.S. citizenship exam.


Jackie Robinson’s daughter is coming to Orlando for a reading of her book The Hero Two Doors Down.