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Children's Services

  --> Professional staff to answer your questions         
  --> Reader's Advisory
  --> Storytimes for all ages
  --> Class visits, library tours and instruction
  --> School outreach
  --> Special programs
  --> Children's Summer Reading Club

Click here for free educational eBooks. We have educational DK titles like Dinosaurs and Mythology and research sets like the Encyclopedia of World Biography, plus many more!

ABCmouse.com: With 3,500+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com’s award-winning online curriculum is an invaluable resource for young learners (ages 2-6+).
Only available on the Library's computers.
Basic ESL - Learn English Online
Basic ESL ® is an online system built to deliver to a student the knowledge of English as a second language.

TumbleBooks is an online collection of animated, talking picture books. The storybook library offers lively and interactive reading adventures for young children and their families.
Use your library card # when logging in from home.

Free Programs for Children

News ImageChildren's Homework Centers Closures
Our Children's Homework Centers (Orange Public Library & History Center and El Modena Branch Library) will be closed for the holidays from November 21- 25, 2016 and December 19, 2016-January 6, 2017.

News ImageCalifornia Young Reader Medal Celebration

Visit any one of our three libraries to cast you vote for your favorite
California Young Reader Medal Picture Book. For Grades K-6

November 1, 2016 to January 31, 2017

Vote Today !

( View PDF )

News ImageHere Comes Santa Claus (all ages)
Children can talk with Santa and parents may bring cameras to take a picture of their child with Santa at this free event.

Tuesday, December 6
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center

Monday, December 12
5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
El Modena Branch Library

Tuesday, December 13
5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Taft Branch Library

News ImageTween Holiday Crafts (ages 8-12)
Get into the holidays by creating your own holiday cards and ornaments to give to your family and friends.

Thursday, December 15
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center

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