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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Yorba Park Improvements

After consideration and approval by City Council on December 13, 2017, Phase I of the Yorba Park Renovation Project is scheduled to commence in mid-January 2017. The park will need to remain closed for approximately 8-10 months. The City of Orange is work...

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Posted on: September 25, 2018

A Very Great Place

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We are very proud to announce that the Old Towne Orange Plaza has now joined Central Park in New York, Olvera Street in Los Angeles, and the Magnificent Mile in Chicago as one of the officially designated “Great Places in America.”

On September 25, at the ...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Metrolink Parking Structure Update

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With the major concrete work completed, and the interior infrastructure construction ongoing, attention now turns to the details that are designed to help the Old Towne Orange Parking Structure blend-in with the surrounding historic architecture.

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 1, 2018

Urth Caffe is Coming to Old Towne Orange

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Urth Caffe is lovingly restoring a historic building that was originally built in 1888 overlooking Orange’s iconic plaza for its new flagship restaurant. The construction at 100 W. Chapman Avenue began in 2015, and in addition to the typical restaurant bu...

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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: November 6, 2018

Wireless printing is new at the library!

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Visit us and see how to print from your mobile devices.  Click the link below for a special opportunity in November.

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Posted on: October 24, 2018

Pet Donation Drive at the Library

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The Main Library is hosting a donation drive for OC Animal Care now through November 30th. Animal shelters depend on donations to provide basic needs, especially during the winter season. Donate today!

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Friends of the Library Donate $36,700

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The generous dollar amount coming from FOPL will be used to purchase large print books, DVDs, Summer Reading Club supplies, and a mobile app branded for Orange Public Library, as well as fund the Library’s Employee Appreciation Program.

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Library Spotlight
Posted on: October 1, 2018

Travelling Book Club

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First Stop:The 1888 Center115 North Orange StreetOrange, CA 92866

Wednesday, October 10 from 6 pm - 7 pm

Sip a tea from the shop and enjoy a discussion of The October Country by Ray Bradbury.

Second Stop:The Woman's Club of Orange121 South Center StreetOrang...

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Library Spotlight
Posted on: September 29, 2018

In-N-Out Cover to Cover Club

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Read 5 books to earn FREE In-N-Out. October 6 - November 17, for ages 4 - 12. Sign up at any of our three Orange Public Library branches.

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Posted on: September 29, 2018

STEAM for Teens and Tweens

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Orange Public Library Foundation and Edison International are proud to present our exciting Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math series. Teens and Tweens, Grade 6 to Grade 12 are invited to join. Click the link below for dates and programs.

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Posted on: September 29, 2018

New go-to sites for K-12 research!

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Britannica School and Britannica Escolar are leading resources for accurate, age-appropriate content in English and Spanish respectively. Perfect for K-12 research, building information literacy skills and supporting STEM education.

Click here to try Encyclopedia Britannica Library Spotlight
Posted on: September 29, 2018

Seed Lending Library at the El Modena Branch Library

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Created as a partnership between OPL, Orange Home Grown, and the Orange Public Library Foundation, the Seed Library is a depository of organic, heirloom seeds held in trust for the community at large. Community members come to OPL and borrow free seeds do...

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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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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Tree Lighting and Candlelight Choir Procession

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The City of Orange warmly invite you to the 24th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and Candlelight Choir Procession featuring the Orange Community Master Chorale on Sunday, December 2, 2018, in the historic Old Towne Orange Plaza, located at the intersection ...

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

Orange Unofficial Election Results

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Orange Unofficial Election Results as of November 7th 12:30 a.m. per the Orange County Registrar of Voters.  For up to date information, please visit the Orange County Registrar of Voters website.

CITY OF ORANGE Mayor

Completed Precincts: 88 of 88

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Spotlight on Orange
Posted on: September 25, 2018

A Very Great Place

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We are very proud to announce that the Old Towne Orange Plaza has now joined Central Park in New York, Olvera Street in Los Angeles, and the Magnificent Mile in Chicago as one of the officially designated “Great Places in America.”

On S...

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Spotlight on Orange
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Metrolink Parking Structure Update

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With the major concrete work completed, and the interior infrastructure construction ongoing, attention now turns to the details that are designed to help the Old Towne Orange Parking Structure blend-in with the surrounding historic architecture.

Beginning...

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

Needle Exchange Program Information Updated 9-26-18

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The needle exchange meeting being held at Olive Park by the Orange County Needle Exchange Program (OCNEP), on Thursday, September 27, has been postponed. There has been no new date set at this time.

Original message on 9-24-18

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