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


The Orange County Library System, OCLS, has launched a brand new Local Wanderer program to offer all OCLS adult cardholders in good standing the chance to experience local museums, concerts, sporting events, and more for free. 

Click Orlando

Thanks to the new Local Wanderer program, you can now check out more than books with your Orange County Library card.

Orlando Weekly

Jerome F. Buting, the attorney who represented Steve Avery on the hit Netflix show, will be speaking at the downtown library next month, library officials announced. 

UCF Knight News

The Orange County Library System is launching what they call a Wanderer Pass, a new program offering free admission to many of the area’s local art and cultural venues.

Playground Magazine

It’s no secret that potty training can be challenging, but the Orange County Library System (OCLS) can help with books designed to teach your little one all about the potty and how to use it.

Orlando Weekly

Through the program, library cardholders will be granted free access to a variety of cultural institutions, including the Orlando Museum of Art, Orange County Regional History Center, Hard Rock Live, Central Florida Zoo, and many other local cultural offerings including museums, theaters, and sports venues. 

Orlando Weekly

More than just a good performance, though, Onry Ozzborn’s presence alone lent nice national cred to the truly special Melrose in the Mix series, something that can only raise the profile of the pro-grade jewel of a recording studio our community has nestled in the second floor heart of the downtown public library.


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.