Posted on: November 16, 2017

Honoring Former Mayor Joanne Coontz

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Former Mayor Joanne Coontz was a longtime supporter and advocate for the Orange Public Libraries. She was instrumental in the renovation and expansion of the Orange Public Library & History Center.  Her support included donations, which resul...

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Morning Storytime at the El Modena Nature Center

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Enjoy fun nature stories, songs, and crafts at the El Modena Nature Center from 10:30-11:30 am on Monday, November 20.  The nature center is a native plant garden located in the heart of Orange, at:

El Modena High SchoolNature Center3920 E. Spring...

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Posted on: October 26, 2017

Rotary Club of Orange Donates $6,000

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The generous dollar amount coming from the Rotary Club will be used to purchase an educational computer station and furniture for the Kids Computer Zone at El Modena Library.Pictured:  From left to right, Rotary’s International Service Director L...

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Library Spotlight
Posted on: October 16, 2017

Local Artists Wanted

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  • Local artists only (within Orange County).
  • Artwork must be framed with framing hardware attached, tape and pushpins are not permitted. The Library has a hanging system to accommodate framed art only.
  • Because the art will be displayed in a central area with ...
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Posted on: October 3, 2017

Want to Write a Novel in November?

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Kickoff Event - Saturday, October 21

12:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Orange Public Library & History Center - Community Room

Enjoy a panel discussion with authors - Jonathan Yanez, Anna Leahy, and James Blaylock - Moderated by William Brandon of the 1888 Center: foll...

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Library Spotlight
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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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. Library Spotlight
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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