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


Following the national trend to become real-world laboratories and community-serving platforms for awesomeness, our local library system has just launched something really special; a passport to local engagement opportunities.

The Magic and Florida Blue are also participating in the Orange County Library System’s (OCLS) Summer Reading Program, which includes an opportunity for youth to win a special prize.

While UCF Downtown will feature several new study and collaboration spaces, there’s also many spots in downtown Orlando that can get you test-ready. We’re sharing the top five study spots in downtown Orlando for you and your classmates to enjoy before and after campus opens, number 2 being the library.

Orlando Weekly

Orlando Weekly created a list of 100 Things You Must Do in Orlando. Check out numbers 4, 44 and 78.

Orlando Weekly

The band will be playing this weekend at the Orlando Public Library's Melrose Center. This place is an incredible resource for local creatives, with access to recording and photo studios all available for free use with a library card.

Orange County Government Florida

The marker was placed in partnership with the Truth and Justice Project of Orange County, Bridge the Gap Coalition, the City of Orlando, Orange County Government, Orange County Public Library System, and the Orange County Regional History Center.


The heat is on, Orlando! Orange County Library System has selected some reads to complement your summer activities: reads for the beach, upping your grill game, and learning the science of the climate surrounding you.

Playground Magazine

This selection of children’s books will help you to celebrate Pride Month with your kids. Visit your local library and check them out today.

Orlando Weekly

Bryan Stevenson will speak on Friday, June 21, following the 10:30 a.m. unveiling of a historical marker remembering Julius “July” Perry and the victims of the Ocoee Massacre at the Orange County Regional History Center and the Orlando Public Library.

Orange Observer

Janette Ramos at the Winter Garden branch of the Orange County Library System converted an office in the library into an escape room just for library-goers. In small groups, participants entered the room and had under 30 minutes to "break out" by solving clues based on the Netflix series, "Stranger Things."