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Orlando, FL 32801

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The Orlando Public Library is on Central Blvd between Rosalind and Magnolia and is served by the downtown Lymmo service as well as routes # 3,6,7,11,13 and 51.
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The Orlando Public Library is the headquarters and resource center for the Orange County Library System. The 290,000 square foot downtown Orlando facility is the largest public library building in the state of Florida. The Library has been located at this site since its beginnings as the Albertson Public Library in 1923. Public Reference Departments in the Orlando Public Library include Children's, Library Central, and Reference Central. The Children's Library offers spacious areas, special programs, computers and story rooms for our youngest readers and readers to be. The Technology and Education Center is located on the second floor and includes the Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center for Technology, Innovation and Creativity. The Friends of the Library Third Floor Bookstore is open daily and recycles withdrawn and donated books to the community. The genealogy collection is one of the best in the Southeast and is a great place to begin research into family history.

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TechKrew: Intro to Electromagnets Using Snap Circuits

Thursday, May 28, 2015 at Melrose Center   Registration Required

Explore the basics of electromagnetism while you build electromagnets and experiment with metal objects. Learn the basic science of electromagnets and how they impact our everyday lives. Make learning about electromagnets a snap. #tic #fabtic #techkrew #tween

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OCPS Elementary School STEM Expo

Thursday, May 28, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Come and see what out of this world STEM projects elementary school students in Orange County Public Schools launched in their classes this year! In addition to viewing student projects, interactive exhibits from local companies along with other exciting demonstrations and activities make this an event not to miss! #tween #science

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Scratch Programming

Thursday, May 28, 2015 at Orlando Public Library   Registration Required

Scratch is a programming language and online community where you create your own interactive stories, games, and animations. Learn object-oriented programming with a simple to use drag and drop application. Ages 16 and up. #officetraining

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Teen Voices

Thursday, May 28, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Join our teen advisory board to meet new people and develop teen library programs and services while earning community service hours. This board meets the fourth Thursday of each month. Ages 13-18.

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Services and Programs

  • The library collection includes books, audio books, informational and entertainment videos and DVDs, recorded music, world language materials, a Young Adult collection, an Adult Literacy Collection, Florida Collection, Disney archive as well as magazines for leisure reading and research plus microfilm.
  • Public computers offering Internet access, and online reference resources including the Library catalog are located throughout the building.
  • Three computer labs allows us to teach classes for PC and MAC users. Our friendly and knowledgeable Technology and Customer Support Specialists teach over one hundred and thirty classes a month.
  • Drive-up window on Wall Street allows patrons to return items while remaining in their cars.
  • Four meeting rooms available for use by non-profit organizations. Request a room online or call us at 407.835.7323. Reading areas and study rooms for small groups of six or less are located on each of the four public levels.
  • Tours of the Orlando Public Library are available by appointment, please call the Community Relations Office.
  • Regularly scheduled school-age and group programs every Tuesday and Thursday, every 30 minutes between 9:15 and 10:45:
    • Tiny Tales for Babies ages Birth to 18 months Friday and Saturday at 9:30 a.m.
    • Toddler Time for ages 18 to 36 months every Friday and Saturday at 10:00 a.m.
    • Family Storytime every Saturday at 11:00 a.m.
    • Storybook Fun for ages 3-5 on Fridays and Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.
    • Cuentame un Cuento, bilingual story program, every 1st Saturday of the month at 11:00 a.m.
  • Various programs and displays for adults and children are offered throughout the year by the Library, Friends of the Library, and Community Organizations.
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