When it comes to OCLS, you can check your wallets and purses at the door! Whether you're at home, on the move, or visiting one of our 15 locations, the Orange County Library System offers a variety of free resources available at any time.
One of the best services we have is MAYL. With this service you can actually order materials and have them delivered to your home address or branch library for free! Search the online catalog, pick your items, and make a request. And any time spent at an OCLS library is time well spent and money well saved! Don't forget to get your library card!
Want to go mobile? Here are some free apps to help you get quick and easy access to the library resources at your fingertips. Check back often to see what is new!
Find some new tunes with the Library's diverse collection of music. A good way to search for music is to go to the Advanced Search on our catalog and go to "Material Type" then choose "Music on CD". Put in your search terms and see what is available.
Enjoy these highlights from some of our more popular programming events in audio and video form. Listen to exciting tales from our storytellers. Find out what you may have missed from our guest speakers.
Learn languages at your own pace in a fun way combining audio clips and written text. Choose from Spanish, French, German, and much more! Mango also has a mobile app.
Use Rocket Languages interactive instruction, grammar, culture lessons, word-building games and more. Listen to MP3 interactive audio lessons on your computer or transfer to an MP3 device (including iPods). Learn a language during your daily commute!
Visit our ever growing collection of streaming videos. Look at out DIY Learning videos. We have tutorials to teach you how to learn simple to advanced computer programming, Photoshop, Illustrator, web design, digital video and audio, and much more. We also have videos of some of our more popular library programs like Meet the Author, Music in the Library, and Orlando Memory.
Learn new technology skills by attending a class at your local library. This is one of the best values you can find anywhere. Free education on popular Microsoft Office products like Word, Outlook, Excel, and Powerpoint. There are many other classes that will increase your employability and your pleasure. With our OnDemand Classes, learn at your own speed. Sign in now and learn from the comfort and convenience of your home or office computer!
Have your questions answered online! Log on for a live chat session with reference staff 7 days a week. Hours of operation are Sunday-Friday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Or call Questline at 407.835.7323 to ask a reference question.
Save yourself rental fees. Check out DVDs from the Library or request Informational DVDs for delivery straight to your door. Search for DVDs by using our catalog's Advanced Search and select either "Entertainment DVD" or "Informational DVD" as your "Material Type." Put in your search terms and see what is available.
Borrow any Freading e-book at any time- no waiting list! This is the perfect place for book club members to discover and borrow their next selection.
Download music for free with Freegal. These songs are yours to keep, and you can download three songs per week.
Watch full-length motion pictures, documentaries, foreign films, and television episodes, stream music albums, and download audiobooks whenever and wherever you want! This cloud-based service allows you to browse, borrow, watch and/or listen to a title via a web browser or iOS app. You can checkout 10 hoopla titles (audiobook, music album, movie, television episode) per month.
Explore this unique music database to find historical music by time period, music from different cultural groups, music made by specific instruments and music from different countries. Each month there are featured free downloads.
Browse and checkout exclusive audiobooks brought to you by Recorded Books. Download and listen to both fiction and non-fiction titles through your PC, transfer to a portable device, or download the OneClickdigital app from the Apple or Google Play stores.
Borrow audiobooks and e-books from OverDrive for free. OverDrive is our service with the largest collection of titles. Use the advanced search to find the newest e-books or audiobooks added to the OverDrive catalog.You can download titles to your Mac, PC, or portable device. Some audiobooks allow you to burn them to a CD to enjoy them anytime, anywhere!
Get free magazine subscriptions with Zinio for Libraries! Explore and read over 200 magazines on art, photography, automotive, entertainment, home, lifestyles, news, science & technology, sports and travel. You WILL find a magazine you like...for free!
Keep up to date with what's happening with our Books & Beyond newsletter. They are free at all OCLS libraries and you can sign up for email delivery too.
Learn the alphabet by listening, playing, reading, watching, and doing something with each letter!
Listen to and watch one of these fun video stories by a storyteller!
Storybook Fun, Toddler Time, Tiny Tales, and Smarty Pants programs for ages 0 to 5.