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

Orange Observer

It was a morning of story time and crafts on Friday, June 21, as children enjoyed a Library Pop-up event at the Waterleigh Community Clubhouse.


June marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. In honor of that momentous event, our book selections this month include books by and about the LGBTQ community.

Horizon West Magazine

With residents flocking to our community in record numbers, Horizon West is considered ideal for potential library expansion by Orange County. What exciting news! As the Orange County Library System explores opportunities to lease a property in the area, with the hopes of building in the future, they are creating programming right now for residents to enjoy.

Click Orlando

If you have kids, you know they spend a lot time watching YouTube videos these days, but do you have what it takes to be the next big YouTube family? A free class at the Orlando Public Library teaches production skills needed on and off camera.


You'll need to don your house robes and bring out that unicorn hair wand to celebrate your house pride at the Potterversary event at Orlando Public Library. They're hosting this little Potter-fest to celebrate the 20 year anniversary since the original release of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - don't forget your broomstick!

Orlando Weekly

The organizers at the downtown library's monthly Melrose in the Mix music events aren't afraid of mix things up during their free performance/recording sessions, hosting everyone from E-Turn to Terri Binion. 

News 96.5

The new Fairview Shores branch located in the Adanson Marketplace on Lee Road will host its grand opening on Saturday June 8.


 The Orlando Public Library celebrates books and authors with the Orlando Book festival.  This festival, which is in its fifth year, has something to entice both readers and writers, with signings and writing workshops.

College Park Community Paper

"These are your tax dollars at work, folks. You’re paying for it, so go take advantage of your library." -Debbie Goetz

Orange Observer

Winter Garden resident Lelia Higgins may be the branch manager at Windermere Library during the day, but during her vacation time, she runs marathons around the world.