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

Orlando Politics

State Senator Geraldine Thompson participated in Preservation Week, hosted by the Orange County Library, and discussed the importance of preserving African-American communities and the Parramore neighborhood.

The Orlando Public Library hosted Senator Geraldine F. Thompson Monday, April 25. She discussed preserving African-American history in Orlando’s Parramore district.

Orlando Sentinel

This week's Florida Flashback column by Joy Wallace Dickinson focuses on the varied past of Orlando as the Orange County Library System presents a series of workshops and lectures in honor of Preservation Week.

Orlando Sentinel

For the fifth year, NASA will host its International Space Apps Challenge this weekend and, as part of it, has asked those who attend the hackathon to tackle specific challenges, which were submitted by NASA scientists. The event will be held at Melrose Center, Orlando Public Library’s high-tech space downtown.


Orlando tech week is in full swing, with an emphasis on the future of tech in the City Beautiful. Intersection’s Brendan Byrne explores all the offerings including a 3D printer and state-of-the-art recording studio.

Library Journal

On April 13, the American Library Association (ALA) and Google announced the “Libraries Ready to Code” project, which will investigate the current status of computer programming activities in U.S. public and K–12 libraries with the goal of ultimately broadening the reach and scope of these coding programs. One of the programs mentioned in the article is the well-established coding courses offered by the Orange County Library System.

Orlando Sentinel

Indie-folk artist Nicholas Roberts celebrates his debut release, which was partly written at the Orlando Public Library. Roberts is a regular Music in the Library artist.

Orlando Weekly

Upcoming free concerts in Orlando, including Music in the Library featuring Aleksandra Vargas and Marisa Dawson.

Orlando Weekly

25 local residents became U.S. citizens at a naturalization ceremony inside the Orlando Public Library on Tuesday.

El Sentinel

En medio de éxitos y nuevos amigos, los integrantes de Tertulia Cuatro Gatos comenzaron a celebrar su noveno aniversario con varios eventos, y uno de ellos será, literalmente, "al otro lado del charco".