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

Pulse of Central Florida

Ever wanted to build your own droid or wonder about the process of making droids? Come Meet the Makers at a panel discussion with droid builders and take a photo with R2 to commemorate the evening.


Booktoberfest takes over the library for one night every year and serves up a tasty variety of beers from local brewers. 

Click Orlando

Orlando residents can check out new books, drink beer and more at the library's Booktoberfest event.

Orlando Weekly

OCLS’ annual Booktoberfest celebration lets you cut out the middleman and just get drunk right in the stacks. Fittingly, this year’s theme is The Wizard of Oz, as you’ll be over the rainbow with a selection of local beers, food from Pom Pom’s and Roque Pub, and plenty of activities.


Here’s a selection of books, all available at your library, that will keep you page-turning deep into the night…with all the lights on in the house.

TheArtofAdventures Blog

"I have made the commitment to joining a set of photographers to show you a glimpse of our ordinary, daily life through my lens. This month I’m sharing thirty minutes of our time in the library, where my daughter got her first library card."

Orlando Weekly

This year's theme is The Wizard of Oz, as you'll be over the rainbow with a selection of local beers, food from Pom Pom's and Roque Pub, and plenty of activities.

El Sentinel

A partir del 11 de septiembre, podrán realizar el proceso de solicitud del pasaporte estadounidense en el Sistema de Bibliotecas del Condado de Orange.(Beginning September 11, they will be able to complete the U.S. passport application process in the Orange County Library System.)


Author and criminal defense lawyer Jerome F. Buting, known for his role as the attorney who represented Steven Avery in the critically acclaimed Netflix documentary Making a Murderer, will be the special guest speaker for the Orange County Library System’s next Library After Hours event, taking place September 13 at the Orlando Public Library.

Orlando Weekly

One of the defense lawyers from the Wisconsin murder trial of Steven Avery – covered in depth on Netflix’s hit true crime doc series Making a Murderer, speaks at the downtown library this week.