It’s safe to say social media has become a big part of our daily routine in the past few months. These platforms have helped keep us connected with each other in beautifully, creative way. One of our favorite social platforms, Instagram, allows for over a billion users all... READ MORE
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we gathered just a few of the most meaningful books written by Latinx authors we’ve read in our lifetimes. This is an ideal time to pick up a new-to-you book and explore the varied, complex experiences of Latinx authors and the... READ MORE
For Orange County Library System’s nearly 100-year history, your library card has been the key to unlocking a world of free resources. To celebrate National Library Card Sign-Up Month, we are looking back at the evolution of “the most valuable card in your wallet.”
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This month we continue our Big Read celebration of Pretty Monsters by Kelly Link with programming related to this eclectic collection of short stories. Prior to kicking off our celebration, the Pulitzer-nominated author chatted with us via Zoom, from her home in Northampton,... READ MORE
What’s more exciting than bugs? Let’s celebrate our creepy crawly friends today!QUESTIONS What do bugs look like? Do you like bugs? Do they crawl? Do they fly? How many legs do they have? (Obviously there are different answers to this!) READ
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Misinformation has been with us as long as the written word, but it has become a very hot topic in the last few years. Inaccurate medical information can even be deadly during a global public health crisis. The library profession’s traditional response is to promote... READ MORE
Learn about the lives of some of 20th century’s greatest writers with these compelling biopics, available for free from Orange County Library System on DVD and our digital streaming platforms.
American Splendor (DVD)
In American Splendor, Paul... READ MORE
There are gross germs everywhere! Let’s wash our hands to stay healthy.QUESTIONS: Why do we wash our hands? What are germs? How do we wash our hands?
What are germs? Germs are tiny organisms that can cause us to be sick. They’re so small they can’t... 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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