Created: | Author: Donna Bachowski | Location: Orange County Library System
ABOVE: Grant Hill, of the NBA team Orlando Magic, giving a story time with the assistance of OCLS storyteller Charlie Hoeck.
The Orange County Library System is an epicenter for education and entertainment. For many years the library has served up a daily dose of information and imagination to patrons of all ages and all walks of life. The library supports the local and national art scenes by coordinating exhibition openings, live musical performances and meet the author events. They also cater to the education of local children and teens with reading programs, clubs, contests and just plain fun.
Donald J. Sobol, author of the “Encyclopedia Brown” series, kicks off the Summer Reading Program in 1983.
Music Project under the auspices of the Wednesday Music Club called “Music in the Library” – June 1949
Article published in the June 6, 1949 edition of the Orlando Evening Star on page 10.
Wednesday Music Club – September 1949
BELOW: Article entitled “Hours of Music Series Set,” was published in the Orlando Morning Sentinel on Friday, September 30, 1949, page 16.”A series of hours of music appreciation, sponsored by the Wednesday Music Club in conjunction with the Albertson Public Library, are being planned again this season at the library. They will be held the first Tuesday evenings of each month in addition to listening hours on Sundays from 3 to 5 p.m.
Mrs. Julian H. Carter, chairman of the committee in charge of the series, has announced that all programs are open to the public free of charge and that they have been planned to tie in with those to be presented on the Central Florida Civic Music Assn. series this Winter….”
Mentioned in article: Edward Rosevear, Cherokee Junior High School, Wednesday Music Club, Florida Civic Music Association, Mrs. Julian H. Carter.
Peruse the photos below under Attachments and read the descriptions!
Persons mentioned in photos attached below: Lt. Governor Brogan, Music in the Library, Rob Smith, Jr.