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Books to Read
April 21, 2017 | Stephanie Mackin
Storybooks to Help Children Understand Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder

April is National Autism Awareness Month and what better way to gain awareness than by reading and teaching your child about autism and sensory processing disorder. Whether your child is on the... READ MORE

Book Buzz
April 19, 2017 | Luis Rivera

(Ages 1-3)

Blue Chameleon by Emily Gravett

Chameleon tries to fit in by changing colors and shapes.

(Pre-K –K)

Black Cat, White Cat by Silvia Borando

This cheerful story of juxtaposed personalities brings to light the... READ MORE

YA Books for Adults
April 13, 2017 | Lauren Mathur

YA novels have exploded in popularity within the last few years. From Hunger Games to The Fault in Our Stars, they cover a range of topics and offer a new look at the teenage years. Though they’re written with  a teenage audience in mind, that doesn’t mean adult readers don’t... READ MORE

Science Fiction
April 6, 2017 | Kevin Luering

Isaac Asimov’s bibliography count is around 500 published books. The exact number depends on the source. Although he delved into subjects ranging from politics to astrophysics, in both fiction and non-fiction formats, Asimov is remembered most commonly for the three series... READ MORE

Books to Read
March 31, 2017 | Tracy Covey
43 Forever Fashionistas

Take a journey through time with the book, Bad Girls of Fashion: Style Rebels from Cleopatra to Lady Gaga by Jennifer Croll, to discover exactly what Cleopatra and Marie Antoinette were wearing and why. Admire the fashion sense of Coco Chanel, Frida... READ MORE

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From the Director May 2019
May 1, 2019 | Mary Anne Hodel

I want to take a minute to tell you about the Friends of the Orange County Library System. They’re an all-volunteer nonprofit organization that exists to help fund library programs that aren’t covered by our budget. They are the organization that runs our bookstore and gift... READ MORE

Orlando Book Festival 2019 - A Conversation with Daniel Jose Older, Opening Keynote Speaker
April 26, 2019 | Sarah Fisk

The Orlando Book Festival is a day-long celebration of books at the Orlando Public Library. Join us for panels, writing workshops, book signings and more from bestselling authors from all over the country.

Daniel José Older, Opening Keynote Speaker for the Orlando Book... READ MORE

Library After Hours: Brittany Hennessy
April 22, 2019 | Whitney Gonzalez

Influencer marketing is something that many might still be skeptical of. Author and influencer Brittany Hennessy first witnessed the power of influence when her blog went viral in 2010. One thing led to another, and the next thing she knew, she was in Germany on a cruise ship... READ MORE

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