This week, in part of our celebration of the book Lab Girl, we’re going to learn flowers and gardening! So, get out your shovel, and let’s dig in! These activities are based on Every Child Ready to Read, which helps our friends learn pre-reading skills. We'll cover Reading,... READ MORE
The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X by Les Payne & Tamara Payne
NPR’s Gabino Iglesias describes The Dead Are Arising as “the definitive biography of Malcolm X.” Iglesias credits the contextualization the book offers as the reason this biography stands... READ MORE
Celebrate Poetry Month with films from our digital section.
Or request them through free home delivery,
There’s quite a large selection.
Either way works
For they’re just some of the perks
Of Orange County Library System’s movie collection.
This April, Girl Scouts of Citrus Council and nonmembers can earn a Library Love patch with Orange County Library System by completing a self-lead program. The objective of Library Love program is to educate Girl Scouts on the library system, the resources available, and to... READ MORE
We have a lot to celebrate this spring. First of all, there’s the ever-widening availability of COVID-19 vaccines to those who want them. As of this writing, the state has made the vaccine available to people 50 and over, and Orange County has taken the additional step of... READ MORE
Orange County Library System (OCLS) has been named the 2021 Library of the Year by the Florida Library Association, a statewide organization that promotes excellence in Florida libraries. The honor recognizes OCLS and its staff for maintaining outstanding library services... READ MORE
It seemed just a few weeks ago that we were all counting down to say goodbye to 2020 – with hopes that 2021 might be the balm to soothe the scars of a hard year – and here we are staring at a new season on the horizon. 2021 has already had its ups and downs, but it’s safe to... READ MORE
Every year we make a recommended summer reading list for teens, and this year is no different! Get your summer started off right with these recommended tales!
The Only Black Girls in Town by Brandy Colbert
In a predominately white California beach... 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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