Top Ten Stories for November 14 through November 20 include an undetermined death and a police shooting in Long Beach, and the opening of Amazon Fresh in Cerritos. Top Ten Stories for November 14 through November 20 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding
On November 16, 2021, the Orange County Board of Supervisors approved to indefinitely eliminate library late fines. Beginning November 23, OC Public Libraries will take its 100 years of service in a new direction by removing late fines for overdue items. “Public libraries play an essential role in providing safe,
In conjunction with April’s National Poetry Month, OC Public Libraries is partnering with LibroMobile Arts Co-Op to launch the inaugural OC Poet Laureate (OC-PL) and OC Youth Poet Laureate (OCYPL) programs in Orange County. Aiming to reflect regional demographics including approximately 60% people of color, these programs are intended to
OC Public Libraries is pleased to announce the 15th annual Literary Orange event. This year the literary celebration will be held virtually, with a line-up of keynote sessions by award-winning authors. OC Public Libraries has worked for nearly a year to continue the celebration that unites authors, readers, and libraries.
OC Public Libraries is recognizing a major milestone in 2021 as it reaches its 100th year of service. The OC Public Libraries centennial, to be commemorated with the tagline Celebrate the Past, Inspire the Future. 100 Years of Possibilities., was announced at yesterday’s Orange County (OC) Board of Supervisors meeting.
With school looking different this year, OC Public Libraries’ literacy program, OC READ / Families for Literacy (OC READ), will be launching a series of Back-to-School events to support distance learning. “The County understands the need for literacy and family engagement are important in building a foundation for learning,” said
OC Public Libraries is excited to announce the next stage in reopening and providing modified service in accordance with the State of California’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy, with Orange County now in the red tier, libraries can reopen with modifications and capacity limited to 50%. “The County of Orange
Beginning today, library patrons can now pick up their holds thanks to OC Public Libraries new contactless Curbside Pick-up service. This announcement follows the reopening of book drops on June 9 as OC Public Libraries continues to follow State and County guidelines. This service is available today at all County
OC Public Libraries is pleased to announce that library book drops will reopen beginning today. This is the first step in reopening for OC Public Libraries as it continues to follow State and County guidelines. The book drops were previously closed to protect the health and wellness of staff and
To Our Patrons and Community: The health and wellness of our OC Public Libraries’ staff and customers is our main concern. Based on recommendations from the County of Orange and in concurrence with guidelines issued by the Governor of the state of California, all OC Public Library branches will be
OC Public Libraries is getting library card holders excited by offering a fine forgiveness program, “Fine Free Library Days,” from February 14-29, 2020. To celebrate the Leap Year, library users with outstanding library fines are invited to “Take a Leap Back to the Library.” Items with overdue fines or marked
OC Public Libraries is introducing a new feature that makes manually renewing library materials a thing of the past. As of July 17, 2019, all eligible items checked out from a library branch, including print books, magazines, CDs, DVDs and Blu-rays, will be automatically renewed on the day they are
Four adult graduates will be accepting their high school diplomas at OC Public Libraries’ Career Online High School Graduation Ceremony on Thursday, June 20, 2019, from 7- 9 p.m. at the Costa Mesa Donald Dungan Library located at 1855 Park Ave, Costa Mesa, CA 92627. This is the second annual