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West Orange Times & Observer Thursday, Mar. 12, 2020 2 years ago

Orange County libraries cancel all programs

The library system has cancel events through March to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
by: Michael Eng Editor and Publisher

To protect the health of Orange County Library System staff, customers administration, officials have canceled all library-sponsored events and programs scheduled from March 14 through 30.

The cancellation includes camps, classes, events, programs, staff-assisted studio sessions, tours, library pop-ups and outreach events. Online classes will continue to be offered. 

Early voting at library branches will continue as scheduled, and Census 2020 is still scheduled to set up tables at library locations as planned. Meeting room bookings will be honored, but customers who wish to cancel a meeting because of concerns about the virus can have their meeting room fees refunded by calling (407) 835-7323.

Libraries will remain open for normal hours to provide essential library services to customers. The Orange County Library System has a wide variety of digital offerings for library cardholders, including ebooks and audiobooks, live online classes, streaming TV and movies, music downloads, databases, digital magazines and more. Visit our website at for more information on how to access these services or to sign up for a library card online. 

The library’s administration is taking the spread of COVID-19 seriously and will continue to monitor the situation as it develops. 

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Michael Eng is the editor and publisher for the West Orange Times & Observer, West Orange Observer, Baldwin Park Living magazine and He is a 2000 graduate of the University of Missouri — Columbia School of Journalism....

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