Albertson Library Staff Party - December 1963
Former staff at the Albertson Public Library were invited to a staff Christmas party on December 14, 1963. The date is significant because in September 1964, the Albertson library was demolished to make way for the new Orlando Public Library. Staff create ... Read more
Gregg Gronlund Retires After 29 Years with the Orange County Library System!
Gregg Gronlund began his nearly thirty-year career at the Orange County Library System in 1991 at the Southwest Branch in the Dr. Phillips area, back in the "good old days" of card catalogs and pay phones. Between 1991 and his retirement on April 24, 2021 ... Read more
Library Scrapbook - January 1945 to January 1949
Library Scrapbook - January 1945 to January 1949 A fragile scrapbook with treasures from January 1945 to January 1949 was recently found and scanned to preserve its contents. Newspaper clippings, flyers, brochures, and photographs paint a vivid picture of ... Read more
Annual Reports - From Albertson Public Library to OCLS - 1923 to 1979
Above: Cover of the 1960-1961 Annual Report with an actual library card attached. Annual Reports The annual reports for the Albertson Public Library run the gamut from simple small reports produced in the 1930s during the financial crisis, to more elabora ... Read more