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Wizard of Oz Murals
Wizard of Oz Murals in the Children's Library in downtown Orlando.These Wizard of Oz murals were installed in the 1999 remodeling of the Children's Library. The art comes from L. Frank Baum's "Wizard of Oz" with illustrations by Michael Hague. ... Read more
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OCLS Plaques
OCLS has commissioned numerous plaques over the years to honor important staff, board members, and community partners who made an impact on the library system. ... Read more
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1999 Orlando Public Library Children's Library Remodel
1999 Orlando Public Library Children's Library Remodel On May 23rd, 1999 the newly remodeled Children's Library of the Orlando Public Library was open to the public. The 16,000 square feet area houses a full library with books, DVDs, music, computer ... Read more
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Lizzy Lizard Statue
Originally part of the City of Orlando's LizArt project, this lizard statue was donated to the Orlando Public Library by the Friends of the Orange County Library System.  The LizArt Initiative kicked off on October 16th, 2000 and involved around 5 ... Read more
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Orlando Street Railway Car Model
he street railway operated on Orange Avenue and Central Avenue, on Church Street to the railroad station, and around the west side of Lake Lucerne via America Street. The speed of the mule drawn cars was set at six miles per hour. This street car model ... Read more
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Captain Albertson Painting
Captain Charles L. Albertson, a retired police inspector of New York City, and a winter resident of Orlando, had for many years been collecting books at his home in Waverly, New York. In November 1920, Captain Albertson offered his collection to the city ... Read more
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Children's Library - Book Panels
This installation was installed in the 1999 remodeling of the Children's Library and highlights the art of several books in the collection. Some of the books include:The Creation by James Weldon Johnson; illustrated by James E. Ransome Sunflower House ... Read more
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Light Waves Installation
"Light Waves" is an interactive glass sculpture located on the western wall of the Orlando Public Library. The installation was designed by artist Christopher Janney and contains a series of "touch plates" that trigger light and sound when activated by ... Read more
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Emerald Tower Installation
Emerald Tower.  This installation was installed in the 1999 remodeling of the Children's Library and represents the Emerald City, the fictional capital city in the Land of Oz.  ... Read more
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Florida Scene Installation
This installation depicts a classic cracker house front porch in Florida. It was donated by the Friends of the Orange County Library System and the Chesley G. Magruder Foundation and installed in the 1999 remodeling of the Children's Library. ... Read more
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Under the Sea Installation
It was designed by John Robert Wolfe (http://www.wolfesculpture.com) and installed in the 1999 remodeling of the Children's Library. ... Read more
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Jack and the Beanstalk Installation
This installation depicts Jack climbing the beanstalk with the giant's foot coming down of the clouds. It was designed by Creative Arts Unlimited (http://www.creativeartsinc.com) and installed in the 1999 remodeling of the Children's Library. ... Read more