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

Orange Observer

Thirty women were honored for their works and contributions to the arts during an awards ceremony at the Orlando Public Library.


Orange County Library System has launched a new tagline that we think says it all: Learn. Grow. Connect. These are the building blocks for life: the constant pursuit of knowledge, the desire to be better, and the community you need to it. In honor of our slogan’s birth, we’ve selected some titles to help you do just that.

Orlando Family Magazine

Ancestry-tracing companies have been offering genealogical DNA testing for years, but it was only around 2007 that a new genetic analysis using autosomal chromosomes brought about a major shift to the industry. The West Oaks Branch Library houses the Orange County Library System’s genealogy collection, which contains more than 20,000 books and bound periodicals, 10,000 microfiche and over 15,000 reels of microfilm.

Orange County Government Florida

On Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, the African-American Read-In took place on the Downtown Orlando Library main stage. Special guest speakers shared their favorite works of literature including poems, stories, songs, spoken word and more. 


Enzian and the Orange County Library System will host an evening devoted to “Sense and Sensibility” on March 3.

Art Guide Orlando

Over the weekend, Orange County Library System hosted their 3rd Annual African American Read-in that aligns in conjunction with the 29th Annual National African American Read-in. 


The Downtown Orlando Public Library supported the 29th Annual National African-American Read-In by celebrating African-American literature in poetry, story and song. NXT's Denzel Dejournette and MJ Jenkins participated by reading their own selections from books that were written by African-American authors.


Hiawassee Library assistant manager Sara Brown talks upcoming Black History event, library technology.


This month, Orange County Library System celebrates love in various facets with our book selection. 

My Central Florida Family

The Orange County Library system has been chosen as a recipient of the Best Buy Community Grant in support of the upcoming Drone Zone program which will introduce tweens and teens to new technology through hands on learning.