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

WMFE 90.7

Summer reading keeps kids from losing the reading skills they built up during the school year. From our Education Desk, 90.7’s Catherine Welch caught up with the Orange County Library System’s Youth Services Librarian Silence Bourn for recommendations for young readers.

WMFE 90.7

Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates…and Orlando students. These days, kid entrepreneurs are ditching the lemonade stand and getting more creative and business savvy with help from the Orange County library.

Orlando Weekly

I spent last Saturday afternoon celebrating the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets at the downtown Orlando Public Library, which observed its second annual Potterversary by transforming into a veritable wizarding world

Click Orlando

If picking up a needle and thread interests your child, you can still check out the It's Sew Easy program at the Orlando Public Library.

Orlando Sentinel

We have the advantage of living in a time when free access to books is at an all-time high, and there are librarians who can help kids find that special book just for them as well as offer fun, engaging educational activities during summer break. 

The Daily City

The Orlando Public Library is celebrating the 20th anniversary of J.K. Rowling’s hit fantasy novel, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets June 23rd 2pm-4pm at the downtown location. 

Click Orlando

Talking about money with your kids can be tough. That's where the Orlando Public Library's "Thinking Money" exhibit comes into play.

The Daily City

The panel will convene first responders and others to discuss the ways in which PTSD affects the first responders community and whether Florida’s new legislation on the issue goes far enough to remedy the immense needs. 

Library Journal

Representing every region of the country, five libraries have been honored by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) with a 2018 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, including the Orange County Library System.


One week before marking two years since the Pulse tragedy, 90.7 WMFEProPublica and the Orange County Library System (FL) are hosting an event on June 6 at the Melrose Center (second floor of the Orlando Public Library) to illuminate how PTSD affects first responders and their families.