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Children's Services

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  --> 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 ImageRead for the Win! Summer Reading Club
All ages are welcome to join us for our 2016 Read for the Win Summer Reading Club!

Visit our Summer Reading Club 2016 page under the Navigation Menu for more information on programs throughout the Summer.

June 18 - July 30
All Orange Public Libraries

News ImageRuff Readers (ages 5-10)
Join us for a special 6 week program presented by Independent Therapy Dogs, Inc, which gives children the opportunity to read aloud to a certified therapy dog!

Meet lots of friendly dogs and earn reading minutes for your Summer Reading Club game sheet.

Wednesdays @ 2:00 p.m.
June 22– July 27
Orange Public Library & History Center

News ImageCreate.Compete Mondays!

Our teen volunteers present craft and game programs for 1st – 6th graders. Children may win prizes such as toys, gift cards, or t-shirts!

June 27
Flight School: Create paper airplanes and take aim!

July 11

Mini Golf: Make your own mini golf course, then try to score a hole-in-one in ours!

July 18
Go Team, Go! : Create your own mini megaphone, then test your agility and skills in our obstacle course.

July 25
Ice Cream Carnival!:
Join us for ice cream sundaes and games!

Mondays 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center

News ImageSpecial Summer Reading Club Performers
Free, fun summer programs for all ages! Arrive early as seating is limited.

June 28
Teresa Smith: Watch and learn various styles of dance used in competitions
and around the world.

July 5
Annie Banannie-Balloon Storyteller: Annie Banannie leads this goofy adventure in her signature Balloon Storyteller style.

July 12
Reading is Magic with Magician Tony Daniels: Celebrate the magic of reading with lots of fun, interactive magic tricks.

July 19
Pa-Kua of Orange Martial Arts: Join us for a fun and exciting martial arts demonstration. Kids can participate and learn how to be more active.

July 26
Zumba with Josue Meneses: Certified Zumba instructor Jose Meneses demonstrates Zumba techniques for all to try.

Tuesdays @ 2:00 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center

News ImageOrigami Workshop for Tweens and Teens
Tweens and Teens, ages 10 to 18, join us for fun and creative crafts from Japan. Find out about Anime and learn the art of Origami by making your own paper cranes. Join all the fun at the Orange Public Library & History Center- Community Room.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
4:00 - 5:00 pm

News ImageCreative Art for Kids and Tweens (ages 5-12)
What can you do with pipe cleaners and aluminum foil?—So much!
Be creative with fun materials and make your own creations at different art stations.

Tuesday, August 9
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center

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