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Text: Got Your Card? September is National Library Card Sign-up Month. Picture: An African American family smiling as they receive their library cards.
September 9, 2021 | Wayne Middleton

Every September, Orange County Library System joins public libraries throughout the country to celebrate National Library Card Sign-up Month. This event is the perfect occasion to remind the community that there’s nothing more empowering than a library card. From culturally... READ MORE

International Year of Peace and Trust: Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor & Think Like a Monk
September 6, 2021 | Scottie Campbell


Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor by Yossi Klein Halevi

One Israeli’s powerful attempt to reach beyond the wall that separates Israelis and Palestinians. In a series of letters, Yossi Klein Halevi explains what motivated him to leave his native New York in his... READ MORE

From the Director, September 2021
September 1, 2021 | Mary Anne Hodel

In our August issue, you may have noticed that we announced a gradual return to in-person events starting in September. That announcement was made before the rapid rise in coronavirus cases in Florida. Out of caution and concern for the safety of our customers and staff, the... READ MORE

Five Shonen Jump Manga Recommendations!
August 9, 2021 | Patrick Green

With Demon Slayer: The Movie – Mugen Train (2020) sweeping the Japanese and American box office, it has become apparent that a huge audience exists for the genre of Japanese manga and anime. Who could be surprised? Manga showcases some of the most fascinating artwork,... READ MORE

International Year of Peace and Trust: Mandela and the General & Trust First
August 6, 2021 | Scottie Campbell


Mandela and the General by John Carlin with art by Oriol Malet

Will the freedom struggle end in a bloodbath? Nelson Mandela’s fight against racism is about to spiral into an all-out race war. Unless he can win over his archenemy, the white supremacist General... READ MORE

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Text: Got Your Card? September is National Library Card Sign-up Month. Picture: An African American family smiling as they receive their library cards.
September 9, 2021 | Wayne Middleton

Every September, Orange County Library System joins public libraries throughout the country to celebrate National Library Card Sign-up Month. This event is the perfect occasion to remind the community that there’s nothing more empowering than a library card. From culturally... READ MORE

International Year of Peace and Trust: Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor & Think Like a Monk
September 6, 2021 | Scottie Campbell


Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor by Yossi Klein Halevi

One Israeli’s powerful attempt to reach beyond the wall that separates Israelis and Palestinians. In a series of letters, Yossi Klein Halevi explains what motivated him to leave his native New York in his... READ MORE

From the Director, September 2021
September 1, 2021 | Mary Anne Hodel

In our August issue, you may have noticed that we announced a gradual return to in-person events starting in September. That announcement was made before the rapid rise in coronavirus cases in Florida. Out of caution and concern for the safety of our customers and staff, the... READ MORE

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