Reading Takes You Everywhere at the Orange Public Library

Readers of all ages are encouraged to sign up for the Orange Public Library’s 2018 Summer Reading Club. The theme, “Reading Takes You Everywhere”, focuses on the excitement of exploration and new discoveries to be found in books, libraries, communities, and beyond. Summer Reading Club begins on Saturday, June 16 and ends July 28, at […]

Teen Study Hall at the Orange Public Library & History Center

It is a crowded world out there and space is scarce. More so if you are a teen looking to be surrounded by your peers and away from children and adults. The Orange Public Library & History Center in Orange, CA wants to provide this additional space with its new Teen Study Hall program. On […]

Bilingual Storytime/Cuenta Cuentos (ages 2-5) at the Orange Public Library & History Center

Families in Orange will have a new storytime option this Spring. On Thursday mornings the Orange Public Library & History Center hosts Bilingual Storytime. Rhymes, stories and songs are presented in Spanish and English following a bilingual mixed format. This means that each element and transition will be spoken in either language with instructions and […]

Ukulele SOUP at the Library

The Orange Public Library & History Center in Orange, CA hosts a monthly program called Ukulele SOUP (Special Orange Ukulele Players) presented by Peggy Calvert who hosts several other ukulele programs in the area. Ukulele SOUP is a group of ukulele players, meeting once a month to play, sing and share songs. All ages are […]

Inspiring Solutions to Plastic Pollution

Long Beach-based nonprofit Algalita Marine Research and Education is hosting a fun and environmental friendly event on Saturday, December 2nd from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. “Get Off the Naughty List Beach Clean Up and Scavenger Hunt” was created to make a positive difference in the community. There will be prizes available by participating in […]

Absolutely Fabulous for the Holidays!

The nature of gift purchasing has changed greatly since the advent of the internet. How has Absolutely Fabulous stayed above the fray and blossomed while the rest of the gift industry flounders? “That’s easy,” responds Diane Silverstein, owner of the iconic Huntington Beach-based Absolutely Fabulous gift boutique, “quality, selection, price range, and ease of shopping.” […]

Library Helps Teens Find Their Dream Job

The Orange Public Library and Orange Public Library Foundation are proud to present year five of our exciting S.T.E.A.M for Teens series of hands-on workshops. This year tweens (6th grade and up) are invited as well. S.T.E.A.M. is an educational approach to learning that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics as access points […]

ETERNAL ROOTS: Creating a Memory “Capsule” of a Life’s Stories to Cherish Forever

The idea of a time capsule is not a new one. Made with the intention that they should be opened at a later date to help future generations understand the current time more accurately, or to recall a celebratory time in history: like a World’s Fair, or momentous birthday. A collection of moments, or trinkets, […]

Help An Adult Read Better

Do you remember the moment you could read? Do you remember struggling with sounds or reading over and over your favorite story and practicing words you had just learned?  For most of us, reading was a gradual process, introduced in elementary school, fine-tuned in high school, and critically important in adulthood. However, for many adults […]

Upcoming Events at DiscoveryCube Orange County

Bubblefest – April 1–16, 2017 Visit Discovery Cube’s Orange County campus for the return of Bubblefest XXI! Watch the Mega Bubblefest Laser Show and witness art in motion as bubble scientist Deni Yang performs tricks and stunts with smoking bubbles, spinning bubbles, bouncing bubbles, and a laser light show. Then, learn the science behind the […]