In troubling times, music is something that unites us and lifts our spirits. According to Psychology Today, music is beneficial to mental health because it elevates our mood, promotes creative thinking, and makes us feel good. We can also have fun with it by making... READ MORE
Our community was and still is in the trenches of battling the spread of COVID-19. Social distancing is requiring parents, siblings, friends, neighbors, co-workers,... READ MORE
Practicing social distancing, but needing new activities to do with your toddler or preschooler? We’ve got you covered! Welcome to another edition of Preschool Fun! This week we’re celebrating puppies.Start by asking your child a few questions about puppies, just for fun... READ MORE
Are you interested in researching your family history but haven’t had the chance to get started? This is a great time to begin because Ancestry.com is allowing library users to access Ancestry Library Edition from home for free through April 30.
Let’s get started!... READ MORE
The date is May 3, 2006. I am a junior in high school and as of yet unencumbered by the difficult decisions of adulthood. Yet, for several months I have felt conflicted. Everywhere I look, people are asking me, “whose side are you on?”
As if it was that easy. On one... READ MORE
True crime became my favorite genre of media after I read Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood in the 8th grade. Initially, my gnawing need to consume true crime stemmed from the desire to learn everything I could to avoid being kidnapped and brutally murdered. However, over the... READ MORE
As we are adapting to our new way of life that includes social distancing, people also need to find new ways of entertaining themselves. Luckily this includes books! While the library has temporarily suspended home delivery for physical items, our digital collection,... READ MORE
As part of National Library Week, a yearly celebration of libraries, librarians and library workers, we asked some of our staff (and their pets) working and teaching from home to share how they are adjusting to working from home. Check out National Library Week at Orange... 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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