Throughout 2013, OCLS will share a series of special programs, celebrations, exhibits, performances and more to mark the 500th anniversary of Juan Ponce de León's landing on Florida's east coast. Community members are cordially invited to our libraries to commemorate Florida's rich heritage and diverse cultural history.
Sunday, June 23, 2013 at Orlando Public Library
Learn all about the exciting Reptiles and Amphibians in your own back yard and around the World. An hour long lecture and programs are presented by members of the Central Florida Herpetological Society. Great for professional scientists, hobbyists, photographers, and breeders. All ages welcome. Cont...
Thursday, June 27, 2013 at West Oaks Branch
Get tips on all your landscaping needs and make your yard the best it can be! Kelly Greer with the University of Florida IFAS extension will share the Florida Yards & Neighborhoods Nine Principles, including plant selection, fertilization, irrigation and much more.Please call 407.835.7323 to reserve...
Saturday, June 29, 2013 at Orlando Public Library
Discover the history of Florida's Space Coast. Join NASA researcher, Adam Swanger, as he discusses the past, present and future of NASA and the Kennedy Space Center.#VivaFlorida...
Friday, June 21, 2013 at Edgewater Branch
Enjoy a performance by this award-winning, non-profit performing youth organization, and learn about Florida's Native American history. #VivaFlorida...
Friday, June 21, 2013 at Herndon Branch
Come sing along, clap along, and laugh along with one of America's funniest entertainers. Join Yehaa Bob as he takes us on a musical journey through Florida's historic past! #VivaFlorida...
Monday, June 24, 2013 at Eatonville Branch
Come sing along, clap along, and laugh along with one of America's funniest entertainers. Join Yehaa Bob as he takes us on a musical journey through Florida's historic past! #VivaFlorida ...
In recognition of the 500th anniversary of the State of Florida, the Orange County Library System created this webliography to promote and celebrate books and resources from its collection that reflect Hispanic Heritage in the State of Florida.
Discover the rich heritage of our great state through the many resources available through the Library. This Virtual Gallery provides databases, books, videos, and websites focused on the history of Florida.