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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.
Donate Legos & Duplos to Your Library
The Orange Public Library would like to host monthly Lego/Duplo programs, but we need your help! Please donate your new or gently used Legos and Duplos at the Children's Desk of the Orange Public Library & History Center.
Free Programs for Children
Paws to Read @ Taft & El Modena Paws to Read gives children the opportunity to read aloud to a certified therapy dog! This special reading activity is fun for both the reader and the dog. Dogs are good listeners and will enjoy any story read at any pace.
Taft Branch Library Mondays - 3:30 pm January 6, February 3, March 3 & April 7
El Modena Branch Library Wednesdays - 3:30 pm January 15, February 12, March 12 & April 16
Intro to the Arts @ Orange Public Library Join us for a monthly introduction to the arts including dance, drawing, and music.
High School Student Volunteers from the Orange County School for the Arts will introduce K-3 grade students to dance, music, and drawing
Friday December 20 3:00 - 4:00 pm Orange Public Library & History Center
* Registration is required and begins Monday, October 1.
Tweens Book & Movie Club Tweens ages 8 - 12, come watch a movie, check out the matching book, then return to the library to discuss and compare the book and movie.
Free snacks will be provided at the book discussion, which takes place in the Steve Ambriz Storytime Room. Movies will be shown in the Community Room.
Thursday Movies 3:30 - 5:30 pm December 5: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Thursday Book Discussions 4:00 - 5:00 pm December 19: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
Musical Storytimes! Presented by volunteer music teacher, Miss Mary!
Tuesdays, 11:00 - 11:30 am
November 19 December 3 & 17
Orange Public Library & History Center
Paws to Read @ OPL&HC "Paws to Read" gives children the opportunity to read aloud to a certified therapy dog! This special reading activity is fun for both the reader and the dog. Dogs are good listeners and will enjoy any story read at any pace.
Mondays, 3:30 pm December 16 Orange Public Library & History Center
Here Comes Santa Claus! Parents may bring cameras to take a picture of their child with Santa at this free event.
Tuesday, December 3 6:30 - 8:00 pm Orange Public Library & History Center
Tuesday, December 10 4:30 - 6:00 pm Taft Branch Library
Saturday, December 14 3:30 - 5:00 pm El Modena Branch Library
Bilingual Story Time / Cuentos Bilingües Join us for an English/Spanish bilingual holiday story time for all of the family including a take-home craft.
Acompáñenos con cuentos navideños bilingües para todo la familia que incluye artesanías para levar a casa.
Monday, December 16 Lunes, 16 de diciembre
5:00 - 6:00 pm
Orange Public Library & History Center Biblioteca Central de Orange