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December 10, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Library - Main - Rotary Conference Room
Life isn’t genre specific, and neither is our reader’s group. The group picks the book that will be discussed the ahead of time, but everyone is welcome to join and talk about what they are reading. To find out which book we’re discussing, call the Reference Desk at (714) 288-2410.
December 11, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ The Woman's Club of Orange
Explore Orange with the Library. This new book discussion group meets at a new location every other month.
This month's stop:
The Woman’s Club of Orange
121 S Center St, Orange CA 92866
Get in the holiday mood with a discussion of Hercule Poirot’s Christmas by Agatha Christie.
December 15, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Library - Main - Community Room
Bring your ukulele, play, sing, and learn some songs. Beginners welcome. Don’t have a ukulele? Come sing along.
December 17, 2018, 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.
A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle
This is the story that started it all. Doyle introduces his new characters Sherlock Holmes, a “consulting detective”, and Dr. Watson, physician late of the British Army. They are involved in a perplexing murder investigation with a surfeit of intriguing clues.
December 17, 2018, 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.
December 18, 2018, 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.
December 22, 2018, 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).
December 24, 2018, All Day
Regular library hours at all locations resume on Wednesday, January 2 2019.
December 25, 2018 - January 1, 2019
Normal library hours at all locations resume on Wednesday, January 2 2019.
December 10, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library - Elmo - Community Room
(newborn - age 5) Mondays @ 10:30 a.m. Join us for fun stories, fingerplays, and songs to help young children learn about the world around them.
December 10, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Library - Taft Branch
Meet Santa at our annual holiday photo opportunity! Parents may bring cameras to take a picture of their child at this FREE event. Please arrive early - long wait times are expected. (all ages)
December 11, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library - Taft Branch
(newborn - age 5)
Join us for fun stories, fingerplays, and songs to help young children learn about the world around them.
December 12, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Library - El Modena Branch
Children can talk to Santa Claus and parents may bring cameras to take a picture of their child with Santa at this free event.
December 17, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:15 PM @ Library - Main - Children's Homework Center
We will use crafting and experimentation to introduce the basic principles of science and engineering.
• Instructor-guided build of a Toy-Con RC Car from Nintendo Labo: Variety Kit
• Craft supplies you can use to decorate your RC Car
• Gameplay with your RC Car
• An introduction to Toy-Con Garage mode
Participants MUST be preregistered. Space is limited. Register at the Orange Public Library & History Center Children's Desk or by phone at (714) 288-2420.
There will be three sessions:
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Participants may sign up for only one session.
December 17, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library - Elmo - Community Room
December 18, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library - Taft Branch
December 18, 2018, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Library - Main - Community Room
Make and take festive holiday crafts. Create gifts for friends and family. (ages 5-12)
December 19, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Children can improve their reading skills and self-confidence in this program by reading to a certified therapy dog. Presented by Independent Therapy Dogs, Inc. (all ages)
December 20, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Library - Main - Community Room
Tweens, get in the holiday spirit by building and decorating a ‘gingerbread’ house with graham crackers, frosting, and candy. (ages 8-12)
December 12, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Library - Main - Community Room
Eat some snacks and watch a movie with your friends, or come to make some new ones.
December 13, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Library - Main - Community Room
Teens are welcome to a space just for them to do homework, play board games, have snacks, and hang out.
December 15, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Library - Main - Community Room
Presented by the Orange Public Library Foundation, SoCal Edison, and Staples 2 Million and Change Grant.
Our exciting Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math series just for teens and tweens (grades 6-12).