Friends of the Library Association - Organized March 1949
An undated newspaper clipping probably published in the Orlando Morning Sentinel or Evening Star, announced that Mrs. Ruth McCullough Maguire was elected president of the newly organized Friends of the Library Assn. sponsored by the Winter Park - Orlando ... Read more
Eliza Bellamy Booker, Centenarian
Eliza Bellamy Booker - Mrs. Booker's 101st birthday is one day away in this interview. This interview with centenarian  Eliza Bellamy Booker was conducted by James R. Spence on March 2, 1975 for the Friends of the Orlando Public Library's Oral History ... Read more
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
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
The Friends of the Orange County Library System have provided invaluable support throughout the years.  From the very first booksale, to today's beautiful gift shop and inviting bookstore, trace the history of the Friends. ... Read more