Here are stories about the Orange County Library System from the news media.
On Monday, Aug. 21, 10 public library branches will host Solar Eclipse Viewing Parties, with free glasses available to attendees (while supplies last).
With assistance from the Orlando Magic and Florida Blue, more kids are aware of the benefits of reading and storytelling. They partnered up to celebrate the Orange County Library Systems (OCLS) Summer Reading Program, which helps engage local students in literacy and learning.
The poet laureate will be chosen from three finalists selected by a committee made up of local poets and literary experts from the University of Central Florida, Valencia College, Rollins College, Orange County Library System, Burrow Press and the Florida Humanities Council.
The daylong event at the downtown public library is dedicated to all things books and includes panels, writing workshops, book signings and the chance to see best-selling authors.
My Central Florida Family
Choose your house: Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw or Slytherin and show off your colors, answer trivia questions and enjoy cool crafts when the Orlando Public Library presents Potterversary.
Winter Garden Magazine
For one day only, the library will be transformed into the literary universe of Harry Potter, with various departments representing scenes from the beloved books.
MIX 105.1 radio station has joined the Orange County Library System for its Celebrate Summer events, which is also a kickoff for the summer reading program.
The Orange County Library System recieves a special mention in the 2017 Gale/Library Journal's Library of the Year list.
About 50 people watched a half dozen performances by musicians and poets for Pulse Remembrance Through Music & Poetry at the Orlando Public Library.