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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 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 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 certified therapy dogs!

Mondays @ 3:30 p.m.
January 9– February 13
Orange Public Library & History Center

News ImageFamily Lego Days (ages 2 and up)
Kids, bring your creativity to the library and use our LEGOS to design and build something exciting and uniquely you.

Saturdays, January 14 & February 18
2:00-4:00 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center

News ImageDig, Play, Yay! (ages 2-6)
Join us for a special construction-themed storytime and craft.

Friday, January 27
10:30-11:30 a.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center

News ImageChild Creativity Lab—Museum on Wheels STEM-Based Engineering and Invention (ages 5-12)
Create a free-standing marble run designed to make marbles travel during our Marble Run Ramp STEM Challenge.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

Thursday, February 9
3:00-4:00 p.m.
El Modena Branch Library

News ImageValentine Candy Making and Crafts Workshop (ages 5-12)
Make sweet treats and/or valentine crafts for the special people in your life.

Friday, February 10
3:00-4:00 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center

News ImageWhere the Wild Rhythms Are (all ages)
Let the wild rumpus begin. Wacky Wendee presents a wild musical adventure with alligators, hippos, bunnies, lions and cheetahs that will have you singing and dancing along.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

Tuesday, February 14
10:30-11:30 a.m.
Taft Branch Library

News ImageHappy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! (ages 5 to 12)
Our friends from the Orange Blossoms, An Auxiliary of Assistance League of Orange, will be reading stories along with helping kids create fun Dr. Seuss-themed crafts.

Saturday, February 25
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center

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