Summer at OC Public Libraries
This summer, OC Public Libraries is offering a reading challenge, in-branch programming, grab & go craft kits, author events, reading lists, special incentives/opportunity drawings and, at select branch locations, Lunch at the Library. Participate in our weekly scavenger hunts and activities, return...
A Slice of Literary Orange
The new iteration, A Slice of Literary Orange, is a series featuring keynote speakers throughout the year at various venues across the county, with no cost for attendees. These events take place at library locations or with the support of community partners.
Little Saigon Stories
Little Saigon Stories seeks to preserve the experiences of Orange County’s Vietnamese American community.
Author Dr. Jennifer Dunphy
Join OC Public Libraries for an author talk with Dr. Jennifer Dunphy as she discusses her latest book Don't Tell Me What To Do.
Family Literacy Day
Join us for Family Literacy Day! A family fun day with performances, crafts, community partners and an author talk with Chris Grabenstein.
Author David Grann
DAVID GRANN is the New Yorker writer and bestselling author of Killers of the Flower Moon and The Lost City of Z.
Author Nancy Horan
NANCY HORAN is the author of Loving Frank, which remained on the New York Times bestseller list for over a year, was translated into sixteen languages, and received the 2009 Prize for Historical Fiction.
Author Daniel Silva
DANIEL SILVA has been called his generation’s finest writer of international intrigue and one of the greatest American spy novelists ever.
Read & Grow
Cultivate your imagination while you read 100 books, 100 days, or 100 hours.
Rise to the challenge of reading and sustainability all year long as you Read & Grow! Select your preferred reading challenge and earn badges throughout the year by planting the seed to read.
Discover & Go
Explore Orange County museums and attractions through this exciting partnership between OC Public Libraries and local cultural institutions. Log in to Discover & Go with your OC Public Libraries card and reserve free or low-cost passes to participating organizations.
Goodbye Late Fines
In 2021, OC Public Libraries took its 100 years of service in a new direction by removing late fines for overdue items.
Goodbye Late Fines – OC Public Libraries is fine free!
For more information visit ocpl.org/nolatefines
California State Park Passes
Adventure beyond the book is here! OC Public Libraries is partnering with California State Parks and the California State Library to offer free State Parks vehicle-day use passes, available for circulation at all branches of public libraries in California.
OC Memory Lab
The OC Memory Lab is "a space for free do-it-yourself digitization" allowing users to safeguard their important documents and memories.
OC Public Libraries' guide for becoming a US Citizen. Prepared by library staff for Orange County residents, the content includes: Applying for Citizenship, Where to File, Filing Fee, Preparing for the Test and Interview, and Resources.
Making An Impact
Items Borrowed in 2023
Library Cards Issued in 2023
eResources Borrowed in 2023