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The Library provides a wide array of resources and services to help students with their exciting educational journey. You may need an Orange County library card to access some of the resources. Get yours today!

Programs & Classes

Library Programs »

If you'd like to add some excitement to your life, the Library offers entertaining and educational programs for children and teens, from birth through 18 years of age. Check out library programs for children, activities for tweens or events for teens ages 13-18.


Join the Krew in a fun environment where you can unleash your creative genius. Build your own apps and video games, mix music, design graphics, build 3D models, explore electronics and much more! For teens ages 13-18.

Whiz Kids »

Come join the coolest new tech club! Join Whiz Kids, the club that creates comics, animates images, mixes music, makes movies, and much more for children ages 6-12.

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Tools You Can Use

Accelerated Reader™/Reading Counts!™ list »

Access your school's Accelerated Reader™/Reading Counts!™ lists online to see if the Library has the book you need. Then, order the books for home delivery or pick them up!

K-Ready App »

Ensure your child is ready for kindergarten with our free K-Ready app with engaging and entertaining games that teach letters, numbers, shapes and colors.
iTunes | GooglePlay | Website

Read The Books »

Read the Books offers great book suggestions and ideas for kids of all ages. Find titles by selecting fiction or non-fiction and grade level.

More Suggestions »

Browse booklists created from the recommendations of people like you! Browse books and stories on the web. Watch or listen to some of the Library's best storytellers.

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Audiobooks and E-books

Downloadable Sunshine State Books »

Sunshine State books are required reading for many students. Read or listen to one of these fantastic stories on your e-reader or other mobile device after you check it out for free from OverDrive!

Downloadable Classics in OverDrive »

Uh oh! The novel you need to read for class is checked out! No problem, just download it from the Library. OverDrive offers over 150 classics and other titles commonly found on school reading lists. They're available to listen to on your computer or MP3 player, or read on your laptop. Crisis averted!

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Virtual Galleries

Back to School Virtual Gallery »

When it's time to think about heading back to school, this Virtual Gallery should be at the top of your list.

FCAT Virtual Gallery »

Got FCAT? No problem! You can ace the test when you prepare using the math, science, and reading material found in this Virtual Gallery. View our FCAT tutorial to learn more about the FCAT and the Library's test preparation resources.

Science Fair Virtual Gallery »

Designed for middle school and high school students, this gallery contains manuals, DVDs, fiction, online resources, and websites aimed at providing guidance and inspiration for the science fair. Explore the exciting interactive lab for science project ideas!

Teacher Connect Virtual Gallery »

This resource aimed at educators contains a wealth of information on early childhood education, FCAT preparation, kindergarten readiness, classroom management, lesson plans, and more.

Writing A Research Paper LibGuide »

This LibGuide shows you all the steps of the research paper writing process including brainstorming, researching, and citing your work. You'll find materials, databases, and websites to help you get the job done.

Virtual Galleries »

These online guides provide quick access to a variety of Library and external resources. Subjects include history and culture, finance, holidays and observances, technology, and so much more.

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One-Stop Shops

College Bound eGuide »

If you're thinking about going to college but don't know where to start, we have resources that will show you the way! Chapters include topics like getting into college, college life, where and what to study, graduate school, and more.

Homework Help @ OCLS »

Don't let homework get you down; run it out of town when you take advantage of our live tutoring, resources on how to write a research paper, test preparation assistance, and FCAT help.

Kindergarten Readiness »

If you've been asking yourself what you and your child need to know to better prepare for entering kindergarten, this step-by-step guide is for you!

Change Starts With Me »

Start your kids off on the right foot by instilling principles and characteristics everyone values.

Homeschool Resources eGuide »

Parents who need help developing their child's curriculum will love this eGuide. Explore subject sections on Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Fine Arts, Foreign Language, and Health. Resources are also grouped by student age to help you easily find the right resource for your child.

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