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Program/Event and Author Visit Proposals

The Library focuses on events that are literacy or literature-based, or that supports or highlights the Library's services or collections. Emphasis is placed on events of an arts, cultural or humanities nature and on events that encourage civic engagement and community discourse. The Library also hosts entertainment and community education events.

How to submit a proposal for an event or author visit

Please review the following information and then submit your proposal online. Applicants will be notified by email once the proposal has been received. The Library will contact the presenter if the event/author visit meets our guidelines and fits into our mission, schedule, and budget. Please note that the program schedule is planned between four and six months in advance. All submitted proposals will be kept on file and a staff member will contact an applicant only if and when there is interest in hosting the proposed event/program.

Program Proposal Form

*Required fields.



City, State, Zip:




Name of Organization (if any):

Title of Program/Event:

Brief Description of Program/Event:*

Maximum characters: 500. You have characters left.

Type of Program/Event:

Targeted Age Group:

Are you promoting a book?   Yes   No

If yes, please provide the following --




Have you or your group previously presented a program for the Orange County Library System and/or at other public venues?   Yes   No

If yes, where and when?

To prevent spam, please answer the following: What color is an orange?*

Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.


What is the length of events?

Most events are forty-five minutes to one hour.

Do you pay for presenters?

Most events are done on a volunteer basis and are free to the public. Solicitation is not allowed.

How soon can I book an event at the library?

A minimum lead time of four months is preferred to review the proposal, reserve a meeting room, and publicize the program.

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