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

Orlando Sentinel 

The Orlando Public Library will host a Human Library on Saturday from 1-4 p.m., where members of the community will be available to be “checked out” for conversations about their lives and experiences.

Orlando Weekly

Local television station WFTV has a hot scoop: Homeless people are using the library, and they're getting kicked out sometimes. 

Orange County Government, Florida

Mayor Teresa Jacobs’ yearlong literacy initiative, Let's read Orange County, assisted in the distribution of more than 1,400 library cards to local children and families.

Global Sharpers Community Orlando

The City of Orlando partners with Orange County Library System to host book clubs in community centers, schools and libraries during the after-school hours.

Orlando Sentinel 

The library will feature select beers from Yuengling, Orange County breweries and “a private brewmaster’s collection.”

Orlando Weekly

Kick off a month of Oktoberfest celebrations at the Orange County Library’s Booktoberfest.


The child-focused entrepreneur fair will allow youth to set up booths and debut their inventions and products as well as to sell the goods they’ve created themselves, in a public forum.

The Orlando Public Library hosted Drag Queen Storytime, where BenDeLaCreme read children’s books.

Orlando Weekly

The Orlando Public Library Fall Book Sale, hosted by the Friends of the Library, is happening this weekend as scheduled. 

Orlando Weekly

On June 12, the Orlando Public Library took a page out of the books of sister institutions from San Francisco to Brooklyn and scheduled a Drag Queen story hour.