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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Friends Jubilee Kickoff

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Join the Friends for cake and punch as they kickoff the festivities of their 60th year. Be the first to buy a raffle ticket for one of their monthly themed baskets. Come hear about what they have planned throughout the year and especially the culminating ...

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Library Spotlight
Posted on: December 10, 2018

Orange Public Library Holiday Hours

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The El Modena and Taft Branch Libraries will be closed from Dec. 24 - Jan. 1. The Orange Public Library & History Center will close at 2 PM on Dec. 24 - Jan. 1. Normal library hours at all locations resume on Wednesday Jan. 2, 2019.

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

Give Joy This Holiday Season

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The Orange Public Library is joining with the Orange Fire Dept. for the 2018 Spark of Love Toy Drive. Bring a new, unwrapped toy to the Orange Public Library & History Center, from now until Dec. 20, and help bring joy to Orange County children in need.

Library Spotlight
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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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.

Click here for more information. Library Spotlight
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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Click here for our eBranch Library Spotlight
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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