Orange County Library System (FL)

Orange County Library - Orlando Public Library

101 E Central Blvd, Orlando, FL 32801, United States
Hours:
Open until 8:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • 9:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 9:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 1:00 PM–6:00 PM

The Orlando Public Library is the headquarters and resource center for the Orange County Library System. The 290,000 square foot downtown Orlando facility is the largest public library building in the state of Florida.

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  • Amanda

    Go to the library and sign-up for a card. Then, check out a DVD, CD, or book for free. Read more

    Amanda · December 2, 2009
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  • Kelly M.

    Stop by the cafeteria on the first floor. Surprisingly delicious and cheap food, for meat eaters and vegetarians alike.

    Kelly Muñiz-Browne · January 24, 2010
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  • Ross M.

    Go borrow a Graphic Novel here. Read more

    Ross McCoy · November 19, 2009
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  • Jimmy W.

    Can you solve the pattern for the Light Waves puzzle? Go to the West Side of the building after dark to try it!

    Jimmy Waldron · November 24, 2010
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  • E. D.

    Vegan cupcakes available in the cafe!

    E. Dizzle · October 6, 2011
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  • Sarah F.

    Go here and check out a super-cheesy Christmas CD.

    Sarah Fowler · November 20, 2009
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  • Orange Avenue C.

    Once a month the Chick-fil-A Cow comes to Family Storytime. All the kids get mini stuffed cows & coupons!

    Orange Avenue Cow · May 11, 2013
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  • Carolina B.

    Take computer classes, they are free!

    Carolina Barriento · October 27, 2011
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  • Lee P.

    Get a study room for 2 hrs and listen to Pandora while you work.

    Lee Proctor · August 19, 2011
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  • Donovan C.

    Bums galore! If you don't look them in the eye they won't bother you. Annoying if you want to get a study room and they've moved their whole life in there. But it's generally pretty quite

    Donovan Carr · October 3, 2010
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  • sam d.

    rack up $20 in late fees (dvds are like $1 a day!)

    sam david · February 23, 2010
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  • cashivers

    Go to the third floor to find record albums in the Friends of the Library bookstore. Sometimes there are real gems.

    cashivers · March 17, 2010
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  • Central F.

    Sign up for the next General Orientation to use "Melrose Center for Technology, Innovation & Creativity" #dlmtic

    Central Florida Top 5 · February 10, 2014
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  • AIA Florida

    You are at one of Florida’s Top 100 buildings. To vote the Orlando Public Library as the number one building in Florida visit www.aiaflatop100.org. Voting is open from March 5 - April 9, 2012.

    AIA Florida · February 29, 2012
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  • sheri o.

    check out the free cd and dvd rentals, they are awsome

    sheri obrien · May 22, 2011
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  • Katie M.

    Take your child to the childrens section to look at the giant fish mobile!

    Katie MC · July 28, 2010
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  • Kaitlin T.

    An excellent library. And the bookstore has amazing deals on books the library is trying to get rid of!

    Kaitlin T · January 4
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  • Elena H.

    The technology center is awesome, but you'll have to see the schedule so you can take the orientation before you can go in and explore.

    Elena Haas · December 30, 2014
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  • Lauren K.

    Best Library I have ever been in.

    Lauren Kaplan Montoute · October 30, 2014
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  • Ryan S.

    Don't go in the kids section without a kid unless you want to be harassed.

    Ryan Skipper · May 16, 2014
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  • Jen V.

    The Melrose Center is a MUST for any creative! Do the orientation immediately!

    Jen V · April 18, 2014
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  • Everyday

    Seriously looks like a prison on the out....and um...inside

    Everyday · December 11, 2013
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  • Keith P.

    Use the computer

    Keith Phillips · April 18, 2012
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  • Luis Galo C.

    I would like to invite you to visit the Southwest Branch, is near International Drive and the Attractions, 7255 Della Drive, Orlando, Fl 32819, http://bitly/SWOrlandoLibrary

    Luis Galo Chiriboga · April 6, 2012
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  • Sara O.

    The library now has downloadable eBooks to take out for the Kindle.

    Sara Omega · November 4, 2011
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  • Nicole B.

    Great sci-fi collection here. And if the library doesn't have it in stock, can deliver it to your home!

    Nicole Brady · August 28, 2011
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  • divine m.

    The cafe downtown is great!!

    divine montero · May 24, 2011
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  • TheRosiest

    book store has some good finds for you personal permanent home collection

    TheRosiest · January 5, 2011
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