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

Orlando Sentinel

The daughter of baseball legend Jackie Robinson, the author is headed to Orlando to discuss her children’s novel “The Hero Two Doors Down.”

The Orange County Public Library System is expanding its English language programs, with classes averaging about 20 to 30 students, and are held at eleven library branches.


Last weekend, the Orlando Public Library conducted a “Human Library,” where visitors could check out people instead of books for the purpose of a conversation.

Journalism X

The Winter Garden Branch of the Orange County Library System goes above and beyond when it comes to accepting advances in technology and encouraging people to read.

Orlando Sentinel 

Even in our internet-centered time, getting a library card is still a rite of passage for many young people. That’s one reason the Orange County Library System and the Orange County Public Schools have teamed up to provide a virtual library card to middle and high school students.

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.”


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