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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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Library Spotlight
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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Library Spotlight
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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Library Spotlight
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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Library Spotlight
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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Library Spotlight
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!

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Library Spotlight
Posted on: October 19, 2021

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

Microsoft Code Your Own Games

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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Library Spotlight
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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Library Spotlight