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This season at the library, there is something for everyone . . .

Friends of the Library Paver Sale

This holiday season, consider giving the meaningful and special gift of a personalized paver to be added the walkway in front of the OCPL Main Library. Not only is a brick paver a unique present, it supports your local public library.

Food & Toys for Fines

From November 18 - December 13, all OCPL locations will accept non-perishable food items and toy donations in exchange for reduced library fines.  OCPL will also gladly accept food items or toys from anyone, regardless of whether they have library fines.

Donate Video Games

The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is seeking donated video games in an effort to start a Video Game collection at the Library. Donate your gently used games so other kids can check them out & play them too!

Be a Book Giver

To help spreading the love of reading in Orange County, the OCPL Main Library is serving as a World Book Night distribution site. Join the effort by applying to be a Book Giver and receive 20 free copies of a book to share with light and non-readers.


To Do . . .

Season Gift Wrap Station

Beginning Thursday, December 12, stop by the library to wrap presents away from prying eyes.  You can also help keep the station going by bringing in your leftover wrapping paper to the second floor Information Desk at the Main Library!

Holiday Events at OCPL Main Library - View the Complete Calendar

Monday, Dec 2 - Custom Photo Holiday Card Class, 6 pm

Tuesday, Dec 3 - Celebrate Jewish Heritage - Family Program, 3:30 pm

Saturday, Dec 7 - Friends of the Library Holiday Gathering with John Claude Bemis, 2 pm

Tuesday, Dec 10 - Evening Book Club: A Redbird Christmas, 6:30 pm

Thursday, Dec 12 - Library Holiday Open House, 5 - 6:30 pm

Thursday, Dec 12 - The Storyteller's Gift featuring Local Authors, 6 pm

Saturday, Dec 14 - Arctic Express Family Program, 2 pm

Sunday, Dec 15 - Family Holiday Movie, 2 pm

Wednesday, Dec 18 - ‘Not-A-Holiday’ Teen Party, 6 pm


To Enjoy . . .

Holiday Traditions

Let the library be a part of your family’s holiday celebrations this year. Check out a holiday movie, find decor and recipe ideas in our magazines and books, or take home a winter tale to read together.

Seasonal Decorations

Soak in the seasonal decorations adorning the Main Library. The Hillsborough Garden Club decorates the Main Library each year - this year‘s theme is “Celebrate Orange County.”

Local Artwork

At the OCPL Main Library, stunning photographs from Orange County Animal Services’ Home for the Holidays exhibit promoting adoption awareness, and the work of Orange High students on display in the Teen Center.