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

Orlando Sentinel

Crime-caper novelist Tim Dorsey last week became the seventh writer to be awarded the John D. MacDonald Award for excellence in Florida fiction, joining the likes of Elmore Leonard, James W. Hall and Randy Wayne White. Dorsey will autograph books at 1 p.m. Sunday at Barrel of Books and Games, 128 W. Fourth Ave., Mount Dora; 4 p.m. at the Orlando Public Library, 101 E Central Ave.; and 6 p.m. at the Writers Block Bookstore, 124 Welbourne Ave., Winter Park.

Orlando Sentinel

Adults without high school diplomas who live in Orange and Lake counties now have a new way to finish school, courtesy of their public libraries.

OCLC Webjunction

WebJunction made mention of the library's Facebook post about the recent Naturalization Ceremony held at the Orlando Public Library.

Orlando Sentinel | El Sentinel

Algunos de ellos nacieron en Estados Unidos de padres latinos y otros llegaron aquí procedentes de países de América Latina. Tienen diferentes profesiones y cargos, pero hay algo los une de manera especial: el hablar español, el aprecio por sus raíces hispanas y el trabajar en el Sistema de Bibliotecas del Condado de Orange.

Orlando Sentinel

Library Board of Trustees President Ted Maines' letter to the editor regarding the Chickasaw Branch grand opening was published.

Orlando Sentinel

If you think libraries are grim, stuffy book vaults, check out the newest branch in the Orange County Library System on Saturday. The Chickasaw Branch Library at 870 North Chickasaw Trail welcomes flamenco dancers to its performance stage.

Orlando Sentinel | El Sentinel

Una nueva biblioteca en el este de Orlando abrió sus puertas el sábado en el 870 N. Chickasaw Trail, convirtiéndose en la decimosexta del Sistema de Bibliotecas del Condado de Orange (OCLS, siglas en inglés).

Library Journal

OCLS receives a special mention in the Library Journal write-up on the Gale/Library Journal "Library of the Year" winner.

Orlando Sentinel

Director Mary Anne Hodel's Letter to the Editor regarding summer reading was published on June 1, 2015.

Orlando Sentinel

Crockett Bohannon, President of the Friends of the Library, shares his thoughts on the value of libraries during National Library Week.

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