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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: January 20, 2017

Irvine Company Delays Santiago Hills II Development


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: April 15, 2019

Taft Library’s 50th Birthday Celebration

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Celebrate the Taft Branch Library’s 50 years of service to the community. All ages can come reminisce about the past and play some carnival games on Wednesday, May 8 from 5 pm to 6:30 pm.

Library Spotlight
Posted on: April 10, 2019

Friends of the Library Donate $30,400

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The generous dollar amount coming from FOPL will be used to purchase audiobooks, marketing equipment, Summer Reading Club supplies, and a mobile app branded for Orange Public Library. The donation will also fund the Library’s Comic-Con, Teen Volunteer Rec...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Discover Archives Unbound Historical Database


This resource presents topically-focused digital collections of historical documents that support the research and study needs of scholars and students at the college and university level.

Scroll to the bottom of this page for access. Library Spotlight
Posted on: April 8, 2019

El Día de Los Niños / El Día de Los Libros


There will be special performances, crafts, music and more. Celebrate a love of books, family literacy, and sharing stories!  

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Name the Zebra Contest


The library needs help naming the Zebra on the wall in the Children’s area. Visit the Children’s Library during the month of April to view the Zebra and cast your vote. The child that submits the winning name will receive a special prize!

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Blood Drive at the Library


Contact Julie Eriksen at (714) 288-2471 or e-mail for more information.

Visit and schedule your appointment, sponsor code COO.

Click here for sign-up information...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

It's Time to Dine with the Friends!


Join the Friends of the Orange Public Library at Avila's El Ranchito, 182 S. Orange St. on April 25. Bring the attached flyer and Avila's will donate 20% of food and drink sales to the Friends! Don't wait for Cinco de Mayo to enjoy great Mexican food!

Download the flyer here. Library Spotlight
Posted on: March 27, 2019

Teen Volunteers Needed for the Summer

Summer Volunteers

Teen volunteers (ages 13-18) assist with children’s programs, sign people up for Summer Reading Club, hand out reading incentives, shelve books, and help with other duties as assigned. Applications are available April 27. Apply early, spots are limited.

Click here for more information. Library Spotlight
Posted on: March 5, 2019

It's Your Money - Workshop Series


Sponsored by the Orange Public Library Foundation. Tuesdays, March 26 - May 14 from 9:30 - 11:00 am at the Orange Public Library & History Center. Registration is advised, call (714) 288-2470 or email

Click here for a list of workshop topics. Library Spotlight
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Enjoy FREE Access to the New York Times Digital Edition


Orange Public Library now offers cardholders free digital access to The New York Times courtesy of the California State Library. Access includes content from 1851 to the present, Spanish, Chinese, multimedia (including video and photography), and more!

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

Earth Day Free Metrolink Train Rides

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Earth Day Training

In honor of Earth Day, Metrolink will be offering free train rides on Monday, April 22.  No special ticket or voucher will be required. You can just arrive at any station, and step aboard the train of your choice.

This offer appl...

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

The Orange May Parade

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The Orange Chamber of Commerce is reviving the Orange May Parade which had it's last march down Chapman Avenue in 1991. For additional information please click on link. 

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Meet Our New City Attorney

Orange City Attorney Gary Sheatz

The City of Orange is pleased to announce the appointment of Gary Sheatz to the position of City Attorney. Mr. Sheatz has been with the City for nearly 19 years, serving most recently as the Senior Assistant City Attorney.

A graduate of California Western ...

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Posted on: February 19, 2019

The Old Towne West Parking Structure Now Open

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The Old Towne West Metrolink Parking Structure (130 N. Lemon St) features free public parking, electric car chargers, and is located just steps away from the Plaza.
It's just another reason why Orange continues to be a great place to live, work, and shop.

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Posted on: January 26, 2019

State of the City 2019

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On Thursday, March 21, Orange Mayor Mark A. Murphy gave the 2019 State of the City address at the Chapman University Sandhu Conference Center.

Please enjoy the HD version of Mayor Murphy's address by clicking here.

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Orange County Quarantine for Virulent Newcastle Disease

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Virulent (formerly Exotic) Newcastle Disease is highly contagious, and while generally harmless to humans, has caused high rates of sickness and death in susceptible birds. Chickens,such as those kept by many Orange residents, are highly susceptible to th...

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