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Jack Reacher
February 24, 2017 | Jo Ann Sampson

It's the age old question—which is better: the book or the movie? Most readers usually say the book but why is that? Is it because the book came first? Is it because you spend two hours watching a movie, but days reading a book?

Reading can give you a deeper... READ MORE

Herndon Branch
February 21, 2017 | Rachael Bethel

February is National Library Lovers Month! Did you know that according the 2016 Pew Report, 76% of Americans believe that libraries serve their community well? Let’s make it 100%! Take a look at these eight ways you can show your appreciation for your local library all year... READ MORE

Ethnic Cuisine
January 18, 2017 | OCLS Staff

The start of a new year always brings an excitement to refresh and enhance your daily life. We’ve put together a list of new hobbies and interests – and how to get started – for you to consider in 2017.

1. Ethnic Cuisine

Consider starting a “Food Passport” for when... READ MORE

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Money Talks for Women
April 26, 2018 | Luis Rivera

From May 22 through June 26, the Orlando Public Library will host Money Talks for Women, a six-week series to learn about saving, investing and more. To find out about this and other finance related events in May, visit ocls.info/money. Reference Librarian Jane Tracy, who... READ MORE

Alternative Transportation: Getting You Around Orange County – and to the Library!
April 14, 2018 | Brendan Kalish

Bicycle trails and public transportation in the Orlando area have improved significantly in the last few years, but they remain among our city’s best kept secrets. Consider going on an adventure and riding a bicycle or hopping on a train to your local library. It requires... READ MORE

Instagram Photo Challenge 2018
April 1, 2018 | OCLS Staff

In April, the library is bringing back its wildly popular #oclslovesorlando Instagram Photo Challenge. We want to encourage you to get out and explore Orlando. New art exhibit, restaurants and venues open every month. The opportunities to learn, grow, enrich yourself and [... READ MORE

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