May 30 - August 1  
The Summer Reading Program is completely online this year. You can participate in virtual events, track your reading and complete fun activities right at home. 
Teens (ages 13-17) will explore a fantastical world of mythical creatutres and discover epic legends of old! Register online to access art classes, virtual escape rooms, cooking classes and more. Enjoy a whole summer of fun by getting started today!
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Get your library card
A library card is required to register for virtual programs and borrow materials. You also need a card to be eligible to win prizes. It’s never too early to sign your teens up for their very own library card!
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Beanstack
You can log reading minutes, earn activity badges, and get entered into the grand prize giveaway online with Beanstack! It’s a fun and easy way to participate in the Summer Reading Program.
Grand Prize Giveaway
Grand Prize Giveaway
There are incredible prizes you can win this summer like bicycles, iPads, scooters, eReaders and more! Complete the 600-minute reading challenge by July 31 for a chance to win a prize.
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Virtual Event: Teen Art Adventures Macramé Mermaid Tails
Learn simple macramé knots to fashion your very own mermaid tail keychain! Recommended for ages 13- 18.
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OCPS Mobile Lunch
This summer, Orange County Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services is offering grab-n-go meals at no charge to children and young adults under 18. Check out the locations here.
Attending Virtual Celebration
End of Summer Celebration
Log on and tune in for our live End of Summer Celebration. Join the virtual party as we celebrate all the fun we’ve had this summer and get ready for the Grand Prize Giveaway winner announcements!
TEEN SUMMER READING BOOKLIST
The only black girls...
Colbert, Brandy...
Kiki's delivery...
Kadono, Eiko, a...
YOUNG ADULT
Frost like night / S...
Raasch, Sara, a...
A shadow bright and...
Cluess, Jessica...
FLORIDA TEENS READ
The black flamingo /...
Atta, Dean, aut...
Date me, Bryson Kell...
Van Whye, Kevin...
UPCOMING TEEN EVENTS
Online Class: Adobe Illustrator Basics (Ages 10-12)Registration Required
Friday
June
25
9:30​am
Online (Online Technology Classroom 2)
Event Category: Graphic Design
Learn how to design neat vector graphics using Adobe Illustrator. Create and arrange assets and use common design techniques and editing tools to create artwork as well as manage objects and layers.
Learn more >
Online Class: Microsoft Excel Level 1Registration Required
Friday
June
25
10:00​am
Online (Online Technology Classroom 1)
Event Category: Business & Careers
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.
Learn more >
Social Worker @ the Library: APPOINTMENT ONLYNo Registration Required
Friday
June
25
10:00​am
Orlando Public Library
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker.
Learn more >
Virtual Event: Toddler TimeRegistration Required
Friday
June
25
10:00​am
Online (Virtual Room - Youth Services 2)
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.
Learn more >
Online Class: Sewing Crazy Quilt SquareRegistration Required
Friday
June
25
10:00​am
Online (Online Fiber Arts Classroom)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
It's scrap-busting time, and we're doing it in color to celebrate Pride month. We're using a quilt as you go technique to create our block.
Learn more >
Virtual Event: Baby Florida AnimalsRegistration Required
Friday
June
25
10:30​am
Online (Virtual Room - Southeast)
Event Category: Storytime
Songs, stories, rhymes, and activities about baby Florida animals. Recommended for ages 0-18 months and their caregivers.
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Online Class: Code with Dash's Neighborhood (Ages 7-9)Registration Required
Friday
June
25
10:30​am
Online (Online Technology Classroom 2)
Event Category: Coding & Robotics
Learn to code with Dash the robot. Use the Blockly programming language to help Dash explore its neighborhood and meet its neighbors.
Learn more >
Virtual Event: English from ZeroRegistration Required
Friday
June
25
10:30​am
Online (Virtual ESL Room 2)
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn and talk about new basic English vocabulary associated with different topics. Please register!
Learn more >
Melrose Reservation: Editing Bay A (1 - 3 hours)Registration Required
Friday
June
25
10:30​am
Orlando Public Library (Editing Bay A)
Event Category: Melrose Studio Reservation
Editing Bay reservations can be made by Melrose members with general access credentials. You will have access to the room for up to 3 hours.
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Melrose Reservation: Editing Bay B (1 - 3 hours)Registration Required
Friday
June
25
10:30​am
Orlando Public Library (Editing Bay B)
Event Category: Melrose Studio Reservation
Editing Bay reservations can be made by Melrose members with general access credentials. You will have access to the room for up to 3 hours.
Learn more >
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