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Library - Adults

  1. Ukes for Everyone! (Online Ukulele Classes) CLASS IS FULL

    April 17, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Online

    The goal of Ukes for Everyone! is to make ukuleles accessible to more people by expanding our existing ukulele-lending program. This federally funded project also allows us to provide virtual guided instruction. Patrons age eighteen and older and in possession of an Orange Public Library card may sign up.

    Beginner Session 1. Click here. April 3, 10, 17
    Intermediate Session 1. Click here. April 24, May 1, 8
    Beginner Session 2. Click here. May 15, 22, June 5
    Intermediate Session 2. Click here. June 12, 19, 26
    Advanced Session 1 Click here. July 10, 17

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  2. Virtual Book Talk! (online)

    April 20, 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    Join us for a Booktalk! meeting on April 20 from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Our April Booktalk! discussion theme will focus on your favorite published poetry. It can be poetry you’re currently reading or read recently. Share a brief summary about your selected title(s). Our virtual Booktalk! meeting will be held online via Zoom. You can also join by phone. Registration is required. To register, please complete our online registration form here: https://bit.ly/booktalk0420 . Zoom meeting and phone access information will be emailed to all registered participants in advance.

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  3. Ukes for Everyone! (Online Ukulele Classes)

    April 24, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Online

    The goal of Ukes for Everyone! is to make ukuleles accessible to more people by expanding our existing ukulele-lending program. This federally funded project also allows us to provide virtual guided instruction. Patrons age eighteen and older and in possession of an Orange Public Library card may sign up.

    Beginner Session 1. Click here. April 3, 10, 17
    Intermediate Session 1. Click here. April 24, May 1, 8
    Beginner Session 2. Click here. May 15, 22, June 5
    Intermediate Session 2. Click here. June 12, 19, 26
    Advanced Session 1 Click here. July 10, 17

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Library - Kids

  1. 1000 Books Before Kindergarten

    April 1, 2021 - April 17, 2021 @ Library - Orange Public Library & History Center (Main)

    A free and fun reading program to encourage you to read 1000 books to your child before they enter kindergarten. Sign up at the Children's Desk at the Orange Public Library & History Center or via our READsquared app. Visit the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten webpage for more information, including tips, crafts, and activities for learning fun at home and on the go!

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  2. Name the Rhinoceros Contest (Main)

    April 1, 2021 - April 30, 2021 @ Library - Orange Public Library & History Center (Main)

    The Library needs help naming the Rhinoceros on the wall in the Children’s area! Visit the Children’s Library during the month of April to view the rhinoceros and cast your vote. Or enter online beginning April 1 by visiting this link. The child who submits the winning name will receive a special prize. Prize must be picked up at the Orange Public Library & History Center.

    Ages 2-12

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  3. Dia Take & Make Crafts (Main)

    April 12, 2021, 10:00 AM - April 23, 2021, 5:00 PM @ Library - Orange Public Library & History Center (Main)

    Drop by the Children’s Library at the Orange Public Library & History Center between Monday, April 12, and Friday, April 23, and pick up a Take & Make craft bag containing supplies for two crafts! Instructions will be provided within the Take and Make craft bags. For ages 5-12 while supplies last. Child must be present to receive craft bag.

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  4. Play Money - DIY Piggy Bank (Main)

    April 15, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Library - Orange Public Library & History Center (Main)

    Children will get a chance to learn financial responsibility and express their creativity through this fun interactive activity! Each participating child will be given a set amount of play money and tasked with "purchasing” the supplies to decorate their own piggy bank. Items will have varying “prices,” and children must learn how to properly budget their money or make financial compromises to execute their artistic visions! Ages 3 to 6 years old.

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  5. Dia de los niños / Dia de los libros (El Modena)

    April 24, 2021, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Library - El Modena Branch

    Children, stop by the El Modena Branch Library for a special Take & Make craft kit and select a free book. Children, ages 5-12, must be present to receive craft kit and free book while supplies last.

    *Please Note: Take & Make Craft Kits and free book giveaway will be in front of the library. The El Modena Branch Library is closed and library services will not be offered at this time. For library services, please visit the Orange Public Library & History Center, open Monday - Saturday from 10 am - 5 pm.

    ** For the health and safety of our patrons, volunteers, and staff, this event may be modified, postponed or cancelled. Please check back for any updates.

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