Events
Girl Power!
ABOVE: Nia and Stedra GIRL POWER! WMFE invited OCLS to participate in one of their Healthy Woman Conferences called "Girl Power!" at the Orange County Convention Center. Enjoy the thoughts of some of the attendees.   Interviews LISTEN ( ... Read more
Events
Oh, Woman!
OCLS is excited to have participated in "Oh, Woman!" Women at the conference took time to talk to OCLS staff about the wide array of Health Resources available at the library.  Many also sat down to participate in a short 2-5 minute interview about th ... Read more
Events
National Day of Listening
StoryCorps has initiated a celebration that they are calling the "National Day of Listening." This initiative by StoryCorps is designed to promote family conversations on a day that families are traditionally together, the day after Thanksgiving. As we gi ... Read more
Events
Orlando Public Library Expansion
ABOVE: Model of 1985 Expansion Building now displayed on the 3rd floor of the Orlando Public Library. Photo by Andy Parra. This newspaper article from August 1965 shows the construction of the new Orlando Public Library building which replaced the Albert ... Read more
People
Edgewater Library Staff - 2002
ABOVE: Northgate Plaza sign with advertisement for Book Trek event at the Edgewater Branch Library in 1998. What we know today as the Edgewater Branch Library, part of the Orange County Library System, opened in 1997 in the Northgate Plaza at 5049 Edgewa ... Read more
Topics
History of the Orange County Library System
Sorosis Club of Orlando The beginnings of the current Orange County Library System can be traced to the circulating library collection of the Sorosis Club of Orlando. The collection was initially housed on the second floor of the old Armory building on C ... Read more