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
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
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
Last year I wrote a post from my 4-year-old's perspective, listing her top books of the year. Today I’m bringing you some of my 1-year-old's favorites, and this was inspired by several interactions.
As a librarian, many parents ask me for book recommendations,... READ MORE
Libraries equal strong communities.
That’s the theme of this year’s National Library Week, a national initiative sponsored by the American Library Association to encourage people to celebrate the contributions libraries (and library workers) make that help shape the... READ MORE
Usually, people wait until the New Year to unveil their fresh new looks and announce exciting changes. Well, we decided not to wait until January to share our makeover news.
By December 2, two of our branches will have undergone a refresh – the Southwest and South... READ MORE
Enter the treasure trove of Orange County Library System’s The Disney... READ MORE
The Orlando area is one of a handful of spots in the world that has the right to anticipate A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood with a bit more fervor than the rest of the planet. Inspired a 1998 Esquire article by Tom Junod, the film finds a... READ MORE
From book recommendations to pop culture discussions, the Orange County Library System wants you to join the conversation with library staff about the world around us.
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