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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Yorba Park Improvements

After consideration and approval by City Council on December 13, 2017, Phase I of the Yorba Park Renovation Project is scheduled to commence in mid-January 2017. The park will need to remain closed for approximately 8-10 months. The City of Orange is work...

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

Council Meeting Relocations

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Our City’s historic Council Chambers are undergoing their first major remodeling since they originally opened in 1962. During the construction, the City Council meetings will be held at various locations around the City.

May’s meeting is scheduled for 6 pm...

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Economic Development
Posted on: March 15, 2018

Metrolink Parking Structure Update

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Starting in mid-March, OCTA will begin concrete work on the structure and will require lane closures on North Lemon Street and Maple Avenue. The intermittent lane closures will occur a couple of days a week for the next six months during construction hour...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Urth Caffe is Coming to Old Towne Orange

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Urth Caffe is lovingly restoring a historic building that was originally built in 1888 overlooking Orange’s iconic plaza for its new flagship restaurant. The construction at 100 W. Chapman Avenue began in 2015, and in addition to the typical restaurant bu...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Irvine Company Delays Santiago Hills II Development

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Last December, the City was informed by The Irvine Company that they will be placing the Santiago Hills II residential development project on hold for two additional years. All of the work planned to begin this year, including the clearing of vegetation, ...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Book Sale for Children's, Pre-School, and Teens' Items

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Saturday, June 16 from 10 am - 2 pm. Stock up now. All books, DVDs, and CDs are on sale for 25 cents each. There will also be specially priced games on sale too.

Library Spotlight
Posted on: May 7, 2018

Steve Ambriz Storytime Room Renovated

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The Steve Ambriz Storytime Room has undergone an exciting transformation! Families are invited to enjoy new furniture, board books and activity panels. Renovations made possible in part by Orange Public Library Foundation.

Library Spotlight
Posted on: May 4, 2018

Orange Public Libraries Accepting Summer Teen Volunteer Applications!

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City policy requires all volunteers, ages 13 and older, to fill out an application. New volunteers 16 and older are required to be drug tested and fingerprinted.

Library Spotlight
Posted on: May 4, 2018

It's Your Money - Workshop Series

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Sponsored by the Orange Public Library Foundation. Tuesdays, April 10 - May 29 from 9:30 - 11:00 am at the Orange Public Library & History Center. Registration is advised, call (714) 288-2470.

Click here for a list of workshop topics. Library Spotlight
Posted on: February 6, 2018

Teen Study Hall

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Teens (grades 7-12 ) are welcome to a space just for them. Do homework, hang out, play games and join in. Thursdays from 3:00 - 4:30 PM in the Community Room at the Orange Public Library & History Center.

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

Orange Public Library Foundation 2018 Legacy Awards and Celebration

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Silent and live auction, two live musical performances. Specialty cocktails, appetizers, wine and dinner with Deanna Durigon's Sodexo Chefs.

Unable to attend?  Sponsor a Firefighter of First Responder - $125 per ticket (deadline May 1st) or place ...

Click here for additional information.

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Posted on: January 6, 2018

Download Free eMagazines With RBDigital

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Choose from current and back issues of 140+ popular titles to download and read at your convenience.

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Posted on: January 6, 2018

Download Free Music With Freegal

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Download music with your library card and PIN (your birthdate in MMDDYYYY format). As a cardholder, download up to five MP3 digital music files every week.

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

Holiday - Libraries Closed

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All Orange Public Library locations will be closed on Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day.

Regular library hours resume on Tuesday, May 29.

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Visit our eBranch - Open all day, every day

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Our eBranch (electronic branch) is always open - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  You can download eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMusic and eMagazines, learn a new language, do online research, search our Local History digital archives, place holds on item...

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Click here for our eBranch Library Spotlight
Posted on: September 16, 2016

Show Your Orange Public Library Card and Save

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In addition to using your library card to check out books, CDs, and DVDs and for free music downloads, you can also use it to save money. When you show your library card at these local businesses you will receive a discount or special deal. Check this pag...

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Click here for a list of participating businesses. Library Spotlight
Posted on: December 14, 2016

OPL Seed Lending Library

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The Orange Seed Lending Library is made possible through a collaboration of the Orange Public Library Foundation and Orange Home Grown.

The Orange Seed Lending Library is located at the Orange Public Library & History Center, upstairs next to the Refer...

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Update: Major County Project Starting 5/29/18

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TRAFFIC ALERT UPDATE – Major County Project, originally starting 5/21/18, has been changed to 5/29/18.

Orange County Public Works has informed us that this project's start date has been delayed until next Tuesday, May 29, due to weather related i...

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Spotlight on Orange
Posted on: May 3, 2018

Council Meeting Relocations

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Our City’s historic Council Chambers are undergoing their first major remodeling since they originally opened in 1962. During the construction, the City Council meetings will be held at various locations around the City.

May’s meeting i...

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Spotlight on Orange
Posted on: March 22, 2018

State of the City of Orange, 2018

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At an event hosted by the Orange Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Teresa "Tita" Smith presented the 2018 State of the City of Orange address to the Orange business community.  At the event, the Chamber of Commerce named local realtor Doug Wil...

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Posted on: March 15, 2018

Metrolink Parking Structure Update

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Starting in mid-March, OCTA will begin concrete work on the structure and will require lane closures on North Lemon Street and Maple Avenue. The intermittent lane closures will occur a couple of days a week for the next six months during construction hour...

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