Sorosis Club of Orlando Presents at Orlando Remembered, September 2022
                                                                                                                                                Photo by Juan Rivera The Sorosis Club ... Read more
Sorosis of Orlando
ABOVE: Sorosis Club at 108 Liberty Street in Orlando circa 1923. Sorosis of Orlando Sorosis of Orlando has a long history of service in Orlando: "In 1893, ten soft-spoken women of Orlando met at the home of Mrs. Robert Howe to organize a study club. Mrs. ... Read more
Bookmobiles, Traveling Branches and Library Stations
ABOVE: The Orlando Public Library Traveling Branch and County Bookmobile in front of the 1966 Orlando Public Library. A Bookmobile for the Library A proposal for the addition of a bookmobile was presented to the board of the Albertson Public Library by th ... Read more
Hatabel Hyer
Miss Hyer was the oldest daughter of Edward Pringle Hyer who came here from Georgia with three of his brothers in 1875. Edward operated his own school books and supplies store on Orange Avenue from 1886 to 1889, and served on the city council during the 1 ... Read more
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 Co ... Read more