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Click here for free educational eBooks. We have educational DK titles like Dinosaurs and Mythology and research sets like the Encyclopedia of World Biography, plus many more!
TumbleBooks is an online collection of animated, talking picture books. The storybook library offers lively and interactive reading adventures for young children and their families.
Free Programs for Children
Paws to Read Paws to Read gives children the opportunity to read aloud to a certified therapy dog! This special reading activity is fun for both the reader and the dog. Dogs are good listeners and will enjoy any story read at any pace.
Orange Public Library & History Center Mondays - 3:30 pm February 10 & March 17
Taft Branch Library Mondays - 3:30 pm March 3 & April 7
El Modena Branch Library Wednesdays - 3:30 pm February 12, March 12 & April 16
Intro to the Arts Intro to the Arts with WITH ORANGE COUNTY SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS (OCSA) STUDENT VOLUNTEERS
High School Student Volunteers from O.C.S.A will introduce K-3 grade students to dance, music, and drawing.
Registration is required and begins Monday January 6, 2014 For K-3 grade students.
Fridays February 21, & March 21 3:00 - 4:00 pm Orange Public Library & History Center
Tweens Book & Movie Club Tweens ages 8 - 12, come watch a movie, check out the matching book, then return to the library to discuss and compare the book and movie.
Free snacks will be provided at the book discussion, which takes place in the Steve Ambriz Storytime Room. Movies will be shown in the Community Room.
Thursday Movies 3:30 - 5:30 pm February 13: Legends of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole March 13: Flipped April 10: Coraline
Thursday Book Discussions 4:00 - 5:00 pm February 27: Guardians of Ga'Hoole: The Capture by Kathryn Lasky March 27: Flipped by Wendelin Van Draanen April 24: Coraline by Neil Gaiman
Read Across America Hear stories, create Dr. Seuss crafts, and receive a free book. Presented by the Orange Blossoms Auxiliary of the Assistance League of Orange.
Saturday, March 8 2:00-3:30 p.m. Orange Public Library & History Center
Recycle Your T-Shirt Bring in your old t-shirt to spend the afternoon up-cycling it into something new and fabulous! Call (714) 288-2420 to make reservations.
Saturday, March 22 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Orange Public Library & History Center
Exploring Nature in Spring-Nature Tour Join us for outdoor programs teaching families to appreciate nature in local neighborhoods. Programs are presented by outdoor naturalist Lyndie Bradshaw. Nature Tour-Please dress comfortably and be ready to walk. Sign-ups begin on Monday, March 24.
Saturday, April 5 2:30 p.m- 3:30 p.m. Orange Public Library & History Center
Exploring Nature in Spring-Storytime After you have particpated in our April 5 nature walk, join us on Earth Day to hear stories about nature and spring.
Tuesday, April 22 6:30 - 7:00 p.m. Orange Public Library & History Center