Posted on: December 14, 2016

Yorba Park Improvements

After consideration and approval by City Council on December 13, 2017, Phase I of the Yorba Park Renovation Project is scheduled to commence in mid-January 2017. The park will need to remain closed for approximately 8-10 months. The City of Orange is work...

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

Urth Caffe is Coming to Old Towne Orange

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Urth Caffe is lovingly restoring a historic building that was originally built in 1888 overlooking Orange’s iconic plaza for its new flagship restaurant. The construction at 100 W. Chapman Avenue began in 2015, and in addition to the typical restaurant bu...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Outlets at Orange Expansion

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The Outlets at Orange continues to draw shoppers from all over the region as well as being a destination shopping experience for tourists visiting Orange County. Simon Mills, the mall owner, works with retailers to provide the best in retail, dining, and ...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Irvine Company Delays Santiago Hills II Development

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Last December, the City was informed by The Irvine Company that they will be placing the Santiago Hills II residential development project on hold for two additional years. All of the work planned to begin this year, including the clearing of vegetation, ...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

2017 Summer Reading Club

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Special Kickoff Event - Create, Decorate, and Take 

Saturday, June 17     

2 pm - 4 pm

For all ages

Explore your wild and creative side by dropping in to create or decorate any number of craft projects. In addition, sign up for the Summer ...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Help for Small Business Owners

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SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow, and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. The Library is partnering with SCORE to present a monthly series of programs at the Orange Public Li...

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

OPL Celebration Report 2017

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Click here to download a copy of Orange Public Library's Celebration Report 2017 to find out more about our library and the services we provide.

Posted on: April 27, 2017

Library's 10th Anniversary Proclamation

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Board of Trustees Chair Nancy Collins and Library Director Dave Curtis receive proclamation from Councilmember Kim Nichols celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Orange Public Library & History Center.

Posted on: March 24, 2017

Attention Teens: Volunteers are Needed at the Library

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Beginning Monday, April 10, we will be accepting applications for Summer Volunteers.  

If you are interested, applications are available at any of our Orange Public Library branches. 

Apply early, positions are limited to the first 90 that apply.

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Visit our eBranch - Open all day, every day

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Our eBranch (electronic branch) is always open - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  You can download eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMusic and eMagazines, learn a new language, do online research, search our Local History digital archives, place holds on item...

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Click here for our eBranch
Posted on: December 14, 2016

OPL Seed Lending Library

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The Orange Seed Lending Library is made possible through a collaboration of the Orange Public Library Foundation and Orange Home Grown.

The Orange Seed Lending Library is located at the Orange Public Library & History Center, upstairs next to the Refer...

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Posted on: September 16, 2016

Show Your Orange Public Library Card and Save

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In addition to using your library card to check out books, CDs, and DVDs and for free music downloads, you can also use it to save money. When you show your library card at these local businesses you will receive a discount or special deal. Check this pag...

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Click here for a list of participating businesses.

Posted on: March 23, 2017

Orange Mayor Teresa "Tita" Smith Delivers the 2017 State of the City Address

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On March 23, City of Orange Mayor Tita Smith delivered the 2017 State of the City address to prominent citizens and business leaders.

Mayor Smith reviewed the major accomplishments of the City for the past year, which included those of our Police and Fire ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Military Banners in Old Towne: Honoring Those Who Serve

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Honoring Those Who Serve

As you go through Old Towne Orange, you may have noticed the patriotic banners on the light-poles that line the streets of the Plaza.  Look closer, and you’ll see a name and branch of service on every one. &n...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

21st Century Street Improvements

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Orange is now where “the rubber meets the road, ” thanks to a grant from CalRecycle, the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery. A two-year long street rehabilitation project by our Public Works Department repaved se...

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

Orange Mayor Teresa "Tita" Smith Delivers the 2017 State of the City Address

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On March 23, City of Orange Mayor Tita Smith delivered the 2017 State of the City address to prominent citizens and business leaders.

Mayor Smith reviewed the major accomplishments of the City for the past year, which included those of our Police and Fire ...

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

Volunteer Literacy Tutors Needed

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Click here to find out more about adult literacy and what is required to be a tutor.  Call the Literacy Office at the library (714) 288-2467 to request a registration for the upcoming tutor training class (March 28, March 30, April 4, and April 6...

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

Parks Improvements in 2017

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Our public parks play an important role in the quality of life we enjoy here in Orange.  Parks are places of relaxation and recreation that are available, free of charge, for all to enjoy.

In 2017, two of our parks will undergo major renovations and r...

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