Programs

Something for everyone

The Orange City Public Library offers programs for children, teens and adults, year round. All programs are free and open to the public.

To see more future events, please visit the city calendar.

Find information about the Summer Reading Program under Summer Rec.

Kids Programs

Story Hours

The Orange City Public Library offers story times for 10 weeks in the spring and fall. Each story time is planned with a particular age range in mind, but all children are welcome to join us! Children under three must have an adult accompany them to library programs.

Pajama Story Time

Kids are invited to dress in their PJs and join us on Monday nights for stories, crafts, and a few wigglers to get some of that energy out before bedtime! Geared for ages 3-5.

Movin’ & Groovin’

Move and groove in this unique story time, geared for ages 3-TK on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Tuesdays of the month. Experience active stories, song and dance, and play with our sensory rich toys.

Preschool Story Time

Whether your child goes to morning or afternoon preschool, they can join us for stories at the library! With a morning and afternoon session on Thursdays, preschoolers will benefit from even more exposure to literature through a variety of books, activities, and crafts!

1,000 books before kindergarten

Sign up your child (ages birth – preschool) for this self-paced program. Write down the books you read, and attend our graduation each August once you read 1,000 books!
This program is supported in part by the MOCHA Kiwanis Club.

Summer Reading Program

Each year the library holds the Summer Reading Program. Anyone, no matter their age, can participate.

Babygarten

Children 6 months- 3 years and their caregivers enjoy this lapsit program featuring books, rhymes, songs, and stories, while learning preliteracy skills.

Kids Calendar events

Teen Programs

Teen Advisory Board
Meets 4th Thursday of each month, 4:00 pm
13-18 year olds are invited to help select materials and plan programs for teens at the library, while enjoying games and snacks.

Teen Crafternoons
Dates vary, 4:00 pm
Get crafty with other teens! Come and make fun crafts each month, chosen by the group. Past crafts include can luminaries, galaxy jars, and glass magnets.

Teen Calendar events

Adult Programs

Adult Programs

Book Club

  • After Hours: It’s a Mystery, Book Club: from Caper to Cozy!
  • Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month 7:30-8:30 pm. Join Library Director Sue for this year long exploration of the very varied Mystery genre.
  • Books are available each month at the front desk.

Monthly Programs

The library offers a variety of programs for adults. Ranging from historical to scientific to artistic. Upcoming events can be found on the calendar.

Technology Classes

Technology classes for adults are offered four times a year on subjects ranging from basic desktop programs to mobile technology to social media usage. Upcoming events are listed on the calendar.

Adult Calendar events

Programs, events and classes are photographed or videotaped for library promotional purposes. Notify the library staff member coordinating the program prior to the event if you prefer not to be photographed.

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