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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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Best of Orlando 2018
June 30, 2018 | OCLS Staff

For the seventh year in a row, the Orange County Library System has been nominated in the Orlando Weekly's Best of Orlando Readers Poll. From June 27 through 11:59 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6, local residents can vote for their favorites from among the nominees who advanced to the... READ MORE

#oclsrocks Photo Contest
May 31, 2018 | OCLS Staff

June 2 - July 30

 

Snag a super cool pair of sunglasses from your local library and hit us with your best shot! Get your friends or family together and create what your rock album cover would look... READ MORE

An Interview with Jordan Keyes and Isaac Folch, the founders of FREE DAPS
May 18, 2018 | Erin Topolsky

FREE DAPS is a group of freestyle rappers and improvisers who use hip-hop to create a thrilling, one-of-a-kind musical comedy show every time they perform. Erin Topolsky, Youth Programs Coordinator, recently got to know a little bit more about the group and its founders,... READ MORE

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