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Become a Friend!

It’s easy!
It’s meaningful!
It’s community!

Benefits
Early access to the semiannual book sales.

The satisfaction of working with other like-minded book and
library lovers.

Email updates regarding library events, issues, and news from our
secure Friends listserv.

How you can help?

 Become a friend!

Every little bit helps to fund our programs.

We can’t do it alone. If you have a skill or the time to help, there are  many ways to help out.

 

 
 

“Information helps you to see that you’re not alone. That there’s somebody in Mississippi and somebody in Tokyo who all have wept, who’ve all longed and lost, who’ve all been happy. So the library helps you to see, not only that you are not alone, but that you’re not really any different from everyone else.”

Maya Angelou

 

What the Friends are About

 

PROJECTS FUNDED

The Friends group is committed to helping support the library. Visit the Projects Funded page to see how we have supported Orange County Public Library.

 

 

EVENTS

Visit our Events page to learn about upcoming events sponsored by FOCPL.

 

 

 

BOOK SALES

Book Sales happen several times a year. Sales from our book sales help to fund many Friend projects. We depend on community help. Bring donation books to the library. Check our Events Calendar for dates of upcoming book sales.

 

 

LIBRARY SPEAKER  CONSORTIUM

Orange County Public Library (OCPL) is now a member of the Library Speakers Consortium (LSC). LSC is a consortium of small to mid-size libraries that offers monthly virtual conversations with bestselling authors and thought leaders. LSC is committed to a speaker roster consisting of at least 50% women and people of color. OCPL’s membership in the LSC is sponsored by the Friends of Orange County Public Library.  See our Speaker Lineup HERE.

 

SUMMER LEARNING

Summer Learning is something we’re so proud to support. Our kids are the future. Click to see Orange County Public Library’s Summer Learning program in action.

 

 

ORANGE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY

CLICK to Visit the Orange County Public Library.

“The Friends’ support provides nourishment to turn our librarians’ bright ideas into  flourishing resources for the community.  The value of service and volunteer help by the Friends contributes to the thriving growth of the Orange County Main Library.” – Nancy Crews, Branch Manager