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Cómo aprender el inglés en cinco pasos sencillos
July 28, 2017 | Brendan Kalish & Cristina Gonzalez

Muchos recién llegados a los Estados Unidos quieren saber cuanto tiempo se necesita para aprender bien el inglés. Algunos llevan aquí años y todavía no lo han podido aprender bien. Siempre es un reto grande acostumbrarse a un país nuevo y además aprender otro idioma a la... READ MORE

Books for Pride Month
June 23, 2017 | Jaclyn Kobylarski

In honor of LGBTQ pride, here is a show-stopping book list that describes the lives, struggles, and strengths of LGBTQ characters and people, fact or fiction. These books—ranging from children’s picture books to works of fiction—all celebrate the spirit of the movement and... READ MORE

SRP 2017
June 21, 2017 | Stephanie Mackin

The Kids Summer Reading Program is officially in full swing thanks to the help of Koo Koo Kanga Roo and Mix 105.1!

On Saturday, June 3, the downtown library and the Southeast Branch got the party started by hosting summer kickoff events. Koo Koo Kanga Roo drove 300... READ MORE

Koo Koo Kanga Roo
May 26, 2017 | Erin Topolsky

Koo Koo Kanga Roo is a band/comedy duo/workout franchise consisting of vocalists Bryan Atchison and Neil Olstad, who are on this planet to make you dance while laughing so hard that milk comes out of your nose.
 

Erin: How did Bryan and Neil meet?

Bryan: We... READ MORE

Geek Pride Day
May 25, 2017 | Wayne Middleton
“Being a nerd is not about what you love, it’s about the way that you love it.” – Wil Wheaton

Geek Pride Day (Día del orgullo friki) was first proposed and organized on May 25, 2006 by Spanish blogger Germán Martínez as a celebration of all things geeky. What started as a... READ MORE

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The Mayor's Pick
January 27, 2020 | Mayor Jerry Demings

Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings is a strong supporter of libraries and has even been a participant in the African American Read-In in the past. As we know him to be an avid reader, we were curious (and thought you might be too) about his favorite books by African American... READ MORE

Alafaya Branch 20th Anniversary
January 24, 2020 | Lynette Schimpf

Orange County Library System’s Alafaya Branch is excited to celebrate our 20th Anniversary on Saturday, February 1, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. You are invited to enjoy a day packed full of events and activities. Hear a story and mingle with visiting animals at Animal Storytime Presented... READ MORE

From the Director,January 2020
January 1, 2020 | Mary Anne Hodel

The New Year is here, and our staff is ready to hit the ground running! We have an exciting month ahead for you in January, starting with the reopening of our Southeast Branch, which has been closed for a refresh since December 1. When the branch reopens on January 7, expect... READ MORE

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