April 20, 2021 | OCLS Community Relations Team

We asked members of the Orange County Library System Board of Trustees and the Board of the Friends of the Orange County Library System for some of the books that hold a special place for them.

 


Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

This... READ MORE

International Year of Peace and Trust: The Good Neighbor: The Life And Work Of Fred Rogers
March 31, 2021 | Scottie Campbell

In September of 2019, the United Nations adopted a resolution to designate 2021 as the International Year of Peace & Trust. The UN’s resolution “underlined that the International Year constitutes a means of mobilizing international efforts to promote peace and trust among... READ MORE

Our History Speaks Volumes: Sorosis Women's Club
March 31, 2021 | Mike Donohue

In 1893, 10 Orlando women gathered to organize a study and social group. They named their group the Sorosis Club, after the Latin word for sisterhood, and shortly thereafter began meeting regularly at members’ homes to discuss literature and civic matters.

With Sorosis... READ MORE

Hope Jahren's Lab Girl is This Year's Big Read
March 31, 2021 | Stephanie Lum

The NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts designed to broaden our understanding of our world, our communities and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book. Showcasing a diverse range of contemporary titles that reflect many different voices... READ MORE

From the Director, March 2021
March 1, 2021 | Mary Anne Hodel

March marks one year since the pandemic truly hit home for us. On March 18, 2020, our libraries temporarily closed to the public so we could figure out how to keep our staff and customers safe. We had no idea at that time that our buildings would be closed for six weeks, and... READ MORE

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April 20, 2021 | OCLS Community Relations Team

We asked members of the Orange County Library System Board of Trustees and the Board of the Friends of the Orange County Library System for some of the books that hold a special place for them.

 


Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

This... READ MORE

International Year of Peace and Trust: The Good Neighbor: The Life And Work Of Fred Rogers
March 31, 2021 | Scottie Campbell

In September of 2019, the United Nations adopted a resolution to designate 2021 as the International Year of Peace & Trust. The UN’s resolution “underlined that the International Year constitutes a means of mobilizing international efforts to promote peace and trust among... READ MORE

Our History Speaks Volumes: Sorosis Women's Club
March 31, 2021 | Mike Donohue

In 1893, 10 Orlando women gathered to organize a study and social group. They named their group the Sorosis Club, after the Latin word for sisterhood, and shortly thereafter began meeting regularly at members’ homes to discuss literature and civic matters.

With Sorosis... READ MORE

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