Your Guide to Random Fandom Week
December 2, 2020 | Carey Major

Starting on Sunday, December 6, Orange County Library System will be hosting a weeklong set of virtual events as part of Random Fandom Week, where we will celebrate our favorite fandoms. You’re probably asking yourself, “What is this Random Fandom thing?” and “Why should I... READ MORE

From the Director, December 2020
November 30, 2020 | Mary Anne Hodel

What gets you out of bed in the morning? For some people, it’s seeing friends or going to restaurants. For others, it’s family or a favorite hobby. 

For some, though, it’s a simple love of something light and fun, and maybe even seemingly trivial, that brings a smile... READ MORE

Preschool Fun: Turkey!
November 24, 2020 | Lauren Mathur

This we’re going to gobble, gobble, gobble, and wobble, wobble, wobble as we talk turkey! These activities are based on Every Child Ready to Read, which helps our friends learn pre-reading skills. We'll cover Reading, Writing, Talking, Singing and Playing.

 

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DIY Film Festival
November 20, 2020 | Scottie Campbell

We’re proud of Orlando City for clinching an MLS playoffs spot for the first time in our young club’s history. Understandably, we have soccer on the mind, so we’ve put together a diverse collection of soccer-centric films, all of which your library card gives you access to... READ MORE

Preschool Fun: Pumpkins!
November 20, 2020 | Lauren Mathur

You know what I love? Pumpkins! Pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread, pumpkin decorating – everything pumpkin! Let’s celebrate pumpkins this week!

These activities are based on Every Child Ready to Read, which helps our friends learn pre-reading skills. We'll cover Reading,... READ MORE

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DIY Film Festival: Valentine's Day
February 5, 2021 | Mike Donohue
  “The sight of lovers feedeth those in love” - William Shakespeare, As You Like It  

It’s February, again, which means love is all around us. Typically, Valentine’s Day is defined by roses and chocolates. But in the Florida heat, flowers wilt, chocolate melts, and all things... READ MORE

5 Questions with Beverly Jenkins
February 3, 2021 | Scottie Campbell

Beverly Jenkins is a bestselling author of historical and contemporary romance novels, most often focusing on 19th Century African American life. She has received multiple awards including the 2017 Nora Roberts Lifetime Achievement Award from Romance Writers of America – her... READ MORE

Window World of Central Florida Donates $50,000 to Support OCLS Summer Reading Program
February 1, 2021 | Erin Sullivan

Window World of Central Florida, a locally owned provider of window and door replacement based in Orlando, has donated $50,000 to Orange County Library System in support of its annual Summer Reading Program. The donation will help the library provide... READ MORE

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