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International Year of Peace and Trust: The Peacemakers & You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train
November 5, 2021 | Scottie Campbell


The Peacemakers: Leadership Lessons From Twentieth-Century Statesmanship by Bruce W. Jentleson

In the 20th century, great leaders played vital roles in making the world a fairer and more peaceful place. How did they do it? What lessons can be drawn for the 21st... READ MORE

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

It was this month 100 years ago that the first seeds of Orange County Library System were planted. A retired police inspector from Waverly, New York named Captain Charles Albertson, who spent his winters in Orlando, recognized that the city lacked a proper public library.... READ MORE

Our History Speaks Volumes: What Happened to What Happened To Forrester?
October 11, 2021 | Mike Donohue

It’s a dark and stormy night and you’re but days away from finishing your library book. But, what’s this? Something stirs on the check-out receipt you’ve creased into a bookmark: It’s the dreaded due date!

You watched helplessly for weeks as the date crept slowly, but... READ MORE

International Year of Peace and Trust: A Call to Action & Champions for Peace
October 8, 2021 | Scottie Campbell


A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power by Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter turns 97 this month. In addition to being the 39th President of the United States (1977–1981), he is the author of over 30 books which include nonfiction, children’s books and... READ MORE

Q&A with Horror Author Grady Hendrix
October 4, 2021 | Brian Haynes

New York Times bestselling author Grady Hendrix has dabbled in nonfiction, screenwriting, film criticism and founding film festivals. His novels include Horrorstör, My Best Friend’s Exorcism, We Sold Our Souls and The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires. His latest... READ MORE

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International Year of Peace and Trust: The Peacemakers & You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train
November 5, 2021 | Scottie Campbell


The Peacemakers: Leadership Lessons From Twentieth-Century Statesmanship by Bruce W. Jentleson

In the 20th century, great leaders played vital roles in making the world a fairer and more peaceful place. How did they do it? What lessons can be drawn for the 21st... READ MORE

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

It was this month 100 years ago that the first seeds of Orange County Library System were planted. A retired police inspector from Waverly, New York named Captain Charles Albertson, who spent his winters in Orlando, recognized that the city lacked a proper public library.... READ MORE

Our History Speaks Volumes: What Happened to What Happened To Forrester?
October 11, 2021 | Mike Donohue

It’s a dark and stormy night and you’re but days away from finishing your library book. But, what’s this? Something stirs on the check-out receipt you’ve creased into a bookmark: It’s the dreaded due date!

You watched helplessly for weeks as the date crept slowly, but... READ MORE

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