Here are stories about the Orange County Library System from the news media.


Below are recommended reads, selected by the professionals at Orange County Library System, and there are more riches where they came from.

Orlando Sentinel

The Orange County Library System has a variety of book recommendations and virtual events on topics from Black scientists to Underground Railroad quilt patterns and Vice President Kamala Harris. 


Events around the country will honor works created by Black and African American authors, poets and musicians on Feb. 28, however, due to the pandemic, events have moved online, including one hosted by the Orange County Library System.

The Apopka Voice

This accomplishment illustrates the continued growth and importance of library digital lending of ebooks and audiobooks, especially in a year with building closures due to the global pandemic.


The Orange County Library System is hosting an exhibition of sculptures, paintings, illustrations, and varied artworks created by artists and artisans from local amusement parks.


Walt Disney once said, “There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.” If that’s true – and we happen to agree with Uncle Walt – then think of the untold treasures a library brings to you.

Orange County Government Florida

“I’ve enjoyed building relationships with our education literacy partners, including the Office of Head Start, Orange County Library System and Orange County Public Schools,” said Ilia Torres, Esq., Special Assistant to Mayor Demings and Book Club Administrator. 

Orange Observer

Orange County Library System broke a new record for digital book checkouts in 2020 with 1.7 million digital book checkouts.


It’s that time of year when we take stock of our reading goals to see how we did and begin to think of what goal we should set for next year. Here are some book recommendations for the month of December from the library.

Orlando Weekly

From Dec. 18-Feb.28, 2021, the artwork of Themers and Dreamers will be on display — for free viewing, of course — at the Orlando Public Library downtown.