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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: October 14, 2021

Screening of Lucha Mexico by Alex Hammond & Ian Markiewicz

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Join us for a screening of Lucha Mexico by Alex Hammond & Ian Markiewicz followed by a community conversation with a group of Orange County luchadores on October 27 from 5-8pm at the El Modena Branch Library. 

This program will include a scree...

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Library Spotlight
Posted on: October 18, 2021

Community Ofrenda

Dia Ofrenda

The El Modena Branch Library will display a community Día de los Muertos ofrenda beginning October 27 through November 3 to honor the memories of loved ones who have passed away. If you would like to add a photograph of a loved one to the libra...

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

Connect to Wi-Fi on the go!

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Hotspot Kits are now available for checkout by adults at any of our three Library locations.  Hotspots have a 3-week lending period and 2 renewals as long as no other patron holds are pending.

Visit our webpage for information about our Hotspot Ki...

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Library Spotlight
Posted on: October 15, 2021

It’s a Money Thing: Budgeting for Teens (Grades 7-12)

Its a Money Thing

Teens, learn how to create and manage a budget.

Attendees will learn to identify and categorize common expenses, learn to look after essential needs, stay on top of savings, and prepare themselves to handle unexpected expenses. Presented by Orange County&a...

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Library Spotlight
Posted on: October 18, 2021

Take and Make Kids Craft Kits at the Branch Libraries (Ages 4-12)

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Drop by the One Desk at the El Modena or Taft Branch Libraries and pick up a kit filled with supplies and instructions for a fun craft to make at home. Child must be present to receive Take & Make Kits. While supplies last.

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

cloudLibrary NewsStand for Digital Magazines

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Introducing the Orange Public Library’s new resource for digital magazines: cloudLibrary NewsStand.

Instantly access 7,000 magazines and more in over 60 languages when you download the easy-to-use standalone app. The app offers individual article...

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

School Readiness Kits

School Readiness Kits

Help prepare your child for school with our NEW School Readiness Kits! Each kit includes different learning tools to help your child develop and master a specific early learning skill like:

  • Writing Their Name
  • Identifying Letters
  • Identifying...
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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Environmental Justice Book Club

Chapman Book Club

Community members are invited to join Orange Public Library staff and Chapman University faculty for a special book club focused on the conversation of environmental justice. We will be discussing the memoir Into the Planet: My Life as a Cave Diver by Jil...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Citrus Perks: Fall 2021

Citrus Perks Fall 2021 Spotlight

Enjoy free perks just for being an Orange Public Library cardholder with our Citrus Perks program!

From September 1 – November 30, visit any of our participating businesses and show your Orange Public Library card for awesome perks!

Click here to ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Code Your Own Video Game with MakeCode Arcade (Ages 8-12)

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Learn the basics of game design and block-based coding with MakeCode Arcade. Practice fundamental game and coding concepts like sprites, variables, and coordinates.

Advanced registration is required. Click here to visit the registration page.

Presented by M...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Monday Mysteries Book Club, November 8

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Whether you’ve joined us in the past or are new to the group, join our Monday Mysteries Book Club to discuss the plot twists and turns with fellow mystery aficionados. Join us on Monday, November 8 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm in the Community ...

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Posted on: August 12, 2021

The City of Orange is asking for your help to plan and draw new City districts

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Every 10 years, local governments use new data from the Census to redraw their district lines to reflect how local populations have changed. State law requires cities and counties to engage communities in the redistricting process by holding public hearin...

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Posted on: October 21, 2021

Ribbon Cutting at Handy Park

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On October 20, the Orange City Council officially cut the ceremonial ribbon that signaled the completion of a six month refresh of Handy Park.

The six-month project, which began in May of this year, replaced the old modular building with a new, attractive ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Notice of Unscheduled Vacancy

Unscheduled Vacancy

NOTICE OF UNSCHEDULED VACANCY

Orange Public Library Board of Trustees

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to California Government Code §54974, that an unscheduled vacancy exists on the Orange Public Library Board of Trustees due to the resignation of...

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

City Council Approves Interim City Manager

Interim City Manager

The Orange City Council has unanimously approved an agreement with Tom Hatch to take the position of Interim City Manager for the City of Orange effective October 25, 2021.  

The City is currently conducting an executive recruitment to locate the ...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Veteran's Day Tribute

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Join us for a Veteran's Day tribute honoring all who have served. 

Thursday, November 11

2:00 PM

Veteran's Memorial @ Depot Park located at 100 N. Atchinson St., Orange, CA 92866

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Virtual Old Towne Business Directory

Virtual Directory

Old Towne now has a virtual business directory! The directory features listings of available dining, shopping, services, and parking in the area. This easy to use directory will lead you to the wide variety of food, shopping, and service offerings that co...

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Spotlight on Orange
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Cypress St. Barrio Virtual Tour

Cypress St Barrio Tour

Within Old Towne Orange is another historic gem waiting to be discovered: The Cypress Barrio. This special neighborhood is the heart of Latino history of Orange, and a significant engine of our City’s early economy.  Its residents lived...

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

Treats in the Streets Autumn Festival

Treats in the Streets

Join us on Thursday, October 28th from 4-7 PM for the Treats in the Streets Autumn Festival

Festivities will take place at the Old Towne Orange Plaza, on Chapman Ave. & Glassell St. 

See all details in the flyer.

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Spotlight on Orange
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Construction on Lemon St. and Maple Ave.

Well 28 Construction

Our Public Works Department is working on a brand new water well for Orange. Well 28 is currently under construction on the northeast corner of Lemon St. and Maple Ave., near the Old Towne Orange Parking Structure.

Drilling is set to begin August 16, which...

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