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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.
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
Cover to Cover Reading Program for Children Children (ages 4-12) who read 5 library books can earn a FREE In-N-Out hamburger or cheeseburger (while supplies last).
Sign up at any one of our three locations between: Saturday, October 1 - Saturday, November 12
Pita and Pals (all ages) Join us for a special visit from Pita, our most talented performer yet. Make your child's first experience with books and dogs one to remember!
Pita is a certified facility dog from Canine Companions for Independence and her owner Jennifer is a Speech Language Pathologist.
Tuesdays November 8 & December 6 10:00 a.m. Orange Public Library & History Center
Elephant, Piggie, and Pigeon, Oh My! (ages 2-6) Join us for a special storytime and craft featuring your favorite Mo Willems characters.
Friday, November 18 10:30 a.m. Orange Public Library & History Center
Family Lego Day Kids, bring your creativity to the library and use our LEGOS to design and build something exciting and uniquely you.
Friday, November 18 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Orange Public Library & History Center
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Celebration (all ages) Celebrate the upcoming Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them movie and book by creating your own fantastic beasts and celebrating all things Harry Potter.
Saturday, November 19 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. Orange Public Library & History Center
Hour of Code (all ages) Celebrate Computer Science Week by learning to code/program. Come by to see great ways you can learn to code.
Monday, December 5 4:00-5:00 p.m. Orange Public Library & History Center
Here 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
Tween 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