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  1. Calendar Overlay Library - Adults (8)
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  3. Calendar Overlay Library - Teens (1)
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  5. Calendar Overlay Planning Commission and Design Review Committee (2)

Library - Adults

  1. Booktalk (Main)

    March 18, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Library - Main - Rotary Conference Room

    This book club chooses the books that will be discussed ahead of time, but everyone is welcome to join and talk about what they're reading! To find out which book we're discussing, call the Reference Desk at (714) 288-2410.
    A Room with a View by E.M. Forster

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  2. Tech Talk Tuesdays (Main)

    March 19, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Library - Main - Rotary Conference Room

    Learn how to download free library eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines onto your electronic device. Have other tech questions? Here's your chance to get them answered.

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  3. Tech Tutor Saturdays (Main)

    March 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Library - Orange Public Library & History Center (Main)

    Please call (714) 288-2410, or visit the Adult Services Desk the Friday (day before) the Saturday you'd like to be tutored. Walk-in sessions may be available on a first come, first serve basis. Tech Tutor sessions are taught by a volunteer and are limited to one 45 minute session per person. If the volunteer is absent, the sessions will be cancelled. All sessions are at the Orange Public Library & History Center (Main Library).

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  4. Orange Public Library Foundation 2018 Winter Documentary Film Fest (Main)

    March 23, 2019, 2:30 PM @ Library - Main - Community Room

    “Sustainable” follows Farmer Marty Travis as his land and community fall victim to the pressures of agribusiness. Determined to create a proud legacy for his son, Marty transforms his profitless wasteland and pioneers the sustainable food movement in Chicago. Documentary Film Fest subject matter and content selected for adult and teen audiences – please refrain from bringing young children. For more information visit www.oplfoundation.org or call OPLF Executive Director, Linda Cundiff at (714) 288-2470. Sponsored by The Joe MacPherson Foundation

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  5. Monday Mysteries Book Club (Main)

    March 25, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Library - Main - Community Room

    Love mysteries? Read these and come share your thoughts. The library will have limited copies of these books for checkout.
    Black Betty by Walter Mosley
    Investigator Easy Rawlins accepts a job from the oily private eye Saul Lynx to track down Elizabeth Eady, aka “Black Betty”. From her native Houston to Beverly Hills, Betty’s beauty and sensuality have left a trail of chaos.

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  6. Help for Small Business Owners (Main)

    March 25, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Library - Main - Community Room

    SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow, and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. The Library is partnering with SCORE to present a monthly series of programs at the Orange Public Library & History Center. Each SCORE workshop provides free business advice to entrepreneurs with topics ranging from networking, social media, building capital, etc.

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  7. It's Your Money - Sponsored by the Orange Public Library Foundation (Main)

    March 26, 2019, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library - Main - Community Room

    Sponsored by the Orange Public Library Foundation. It's Your Money Free financial planning classes for eight weeks. PLEASE RSVP

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  8. Tech Tutor Saturdays (Main)

    March 30, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Library - Orange Public Library & History Center (Main)

    Please call (714) 288-2410, or visit the Adult Services Desk the Friday (day before) the Saturday you'd like to be tutored. Walk-in sessions may be available on a first come, first serve basis. Tech Tutor sessions are taught by a volunteer and are limited to one 45 minute session per person. If the volunteer is absent, the sessions will be cancelled. All sessions are at the Orange Public Library & History Center (Main Library).

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Library - Kids

  1. Create Your Own Story (Taft)

    February 23, 2019, 2:00 PM - March 18, 2019, 6:00 PM @ Library - Taft Branch

    (ages 5-12) Use imagination and creativity to make your own storybook in this self-led program during the month of February. Create a book at home with your own materials or ask for supplies at the Taft Library. Completed books will be shelved in the children's section for everyone to enjoy.

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  2. Create Your Own Story (Taft)

    February 24, 2019, 2:00 PM - March 19, 2019, 6:00 PM @ Library - Taft Branch

    (ages 5-12) Use imagination and creativity to make your own storybook in this self-led program during the month of February. Create a book at home with your own materials or ask for supplies at the Taft Library. Completed books will be shelved in the children's section for everyone to enjoy.

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  3. Create Your Own Story (Taft)

    February 25, 2019, 2:00 PM - March 20, 2019, 6:00 PM @ Library - Taft Branch

    (ages 5-12) Use imagination and creativity to make your own storybook in this self-led program during the month of February. Create a book at home with your own materials or ask for supplies at the Taft Library. Completed books will be shelved in the children's section for everyone to enjoy.

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  4. Create Your Own Story (Taft)

    February 26, 2019, 2:00 PM - March 21, 2019, 6:00 PM @ Library - Taft Branch

    (ages 5-12) Use imagination and creativity to make your own storybook in this self-led program during the month of February. Create a book at home with your own materials or ask for supplies at the Taft Library. Completed books will be shelved in the children's section for everyone to enjoy.

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  5. Create Your Own Story (Taft)

    February 27, 2019, 2:00 PM - March 22, 2019, 6:00 PM @ Library - Taft Branch

    (ages 5-12) Use imagination and creativity to make your own storybook in this self-led program during the month of February. Create a book at home with your own materials or ask for supplies at the Taft Library. Completed books will be shelved in the children's section for everyone to enjoy.

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  6. Create Your Own Story (Taft)

    February 28, 2019, 2:00 PM - March 23, 2019, 6:00 PM @ Library - Taft Branch

    (ages 5-12) Use imagination and creativity to make your own storybook in this self-led program during the month of February. Create a book at home with your own materials or ask for supplies at the Taft Library. Completed books will be shelved in the children's section for everyone to enjoy.

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  7. Lapsit Storytime (Main)

    March 18, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library - Main - Community Room

    Provides babies with a first group experience in enjoying books, nursery rhymes, songs, and fingerplays. (newborn - age 2)

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  8. Morning Storytime (El Modena)

    March 18, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library - El Modena Branch

    (newborn - age 5) Mondays @ 10:30 a.m. Join us for fun stories and songs to help young children learn about the world around them.

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  9. Morning Storytime (Taft)

    March 19, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library - Taft Branch

    (newborn -age 5) Join us for fun stories, finger plays, and songs to help young children learn about the world around them.

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  10. Eric Carle Storytime and Craft (Main)

    March 19, 2019, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Library - Main - Community Room

    Celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Very Hungry Caterpillar with stories by Eric Carle and a craft inspired by this famous classic. (ages 3-8)

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  11. Pajama Storytime (Main)

    March 19, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Library - Main - Community Room

    Features stories, fingerplays, and songs, for its target audience of 4 to 8 year-olds. Children are invited to wear their pajamas.

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  12. Spring Storytime at El Modena High School Nature Center (El Modena)

    March 20, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ El Modena High School

    Join us for a special storytime at the beautiful Nature Center. The El Modena High School is located at 3920 East Spring Street in Orange. (newborn - age 5)

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  13. Toddler Storytime (Main)

    March 20, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library - Main - Community Room

    Provides active young children with stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement. (ages 2-5)

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  14. Bilingual Storytime/Cuenta Cuentos (Main)

    March 21, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library - Main - Community Room

    Join us for rhymes, songs, and stories in both Spanish and English. Acompáñeros para canciones, rimas, e historias en español y inglés. (ages 2-5)

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  15. Kinder Club (Main)

    March 21, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Library - Main - Community Room

    Join us monthly for STEAM-based craft and activities perfect for your preschooler or kindergartner. (ages 4-6)

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  16. Lapsit Storytime (Main)

    March 25, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library - Main - Community Room

    Provides babies with a first group experience in enjoying books, nursery rhymes, songs, and fingerplays. (newborn - age 2)

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  17. Space Storytime (El Modena)

    March 25, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library - El Modena Branch

    Join Bob Menn, 2018 Solar System Ambassador, for a special space-themed storytime. Sponsored by the Tessmann Planetarium of Santa Ana College.

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  18. Morning Storytime (Taft)

    March 26, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library - Taft Branch

    (newborn -age 5) Join us for fun stories, finger plays, and songs to help young children learn about the world around them.

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  19. Pajama Storytime (Main)

    March 26, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Library - Main - Community Room

    Features stories, fingerplays, and songs, for its target audience of 4 to 8 year-olds. Children are invited to wear their pajamas.

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  20. Toddler Storytime (Main)

    March 27, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library - Main - Community Room

    Provides active young children with stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement. (ages 2-5)

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  21. Bilingual Storytime/Cuenta Cuentos (Main)

    March 28, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library - Main - Community Room

    Join us for rhymes, songs, and stories in both Spanish and English. Acompáñeros para canciones, rimas, e historias en español y inglés. (ages 2-5)

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  22. Tweens Create: Websites with HTML Code (Main)

    March 29, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Library - Main - Children's Homework Center

    Learn how to build a basic website in a fun, collaborative environment. You will leave with your own personal web page that can be shared with friends and family. Presented by UCode Programming Academy in Tustin.

    Registration is required; call (714) 288-2420 or visit the Children’s Reference Desk beginning Saturday, February 23, to sign up for one of the two sessions offered.

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Library - Teens

  1. TAG: Teen Advisory Group (Main)

    March 20, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Library - Orange Public Library & History Center (Main)

    The library is looking for teens with leadership, organizational, and creative skills. TAG members must be reliable and available to attend monthly meetings held on Wednesdays. TAG membership qualifies as community service and would benefit any college or job application. Meet at the Children's Reference Desk. (Grades 7-12)

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Main Calendar

  1. Community Development Block Grant Program Committee (CDBG)

    March 20, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Weimer Room

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  2. City Hall Closed

    March 22, 2019, 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

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  3. Friends of the Library Booksale

    March 30, 2019, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Library - Main - Community Room

    The Friends of the Orange Public Library invites you to their Spring Book Sale. Buy a bag for one low price and fill it with as many previously enjoyed books as you'd like. The Friends will be holding their sale on Saturday, March 30 from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. for members and 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. for the general public at the Orange Public Library & History Center. For more information, please call (714) 288-2424 or email FOPL2424@gmail.com.

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Planning Commission and Design Review Committee

  1. Planning Commission Meeting

    March 18, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ City Council Chambers

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  2. Design Review Committee (DRC) Meeting

    March 20, 2019, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Council Chambers

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