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100 Year Celebration Kickoff

Presented by Orange County Library System at Orlando Public Library, Orlando FL

Jan 07 2023
100 Year Celebration Kickoff

Join us as we begin Orange County Library System’s 100 Year Celebration with a rededication ceremony and ribbon cutting by local elected officials. The celebration continues all day with music, refreshments and a variety of activities.

Join us as we begin Orange County Library System’s 100 Year Celebration with a rededication ceremony and ribbon cutting by local elected officials. The celebration continues all day with music, refreshments and a variety of activities that you and your family can explore.

100 Year Celebration Kick Off Event Schedule 

1st FLOOR 
Lobby
10:30 a.m. – 100 Years Rededication Ceremony 

Children’s Library
11:00 a.m.-Family Storytime 
Storytime is the right time for family time. Reading together is a wonderful way to bond and learn from one another. Bring your families together for fun stories that are designed for all ages.

11:30 a.m.-Storytime Craft 
Orlando Public Library, Children’s Area
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a craft. Ask your child to imagine themselves as a 100-year-old and create a self-portrait using paper materials. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Library Central (Stage Area)
Noon-Music in the Library: Z Street Speakeasy Band 
Celebrate the library’s 100th Year Anniversary with the Z Street Speakeasy Band. Immerse yourself with the music of the roaring 20s.

1pm (serving noon to 2 p.m.-while supplies last)- The Bandbox Presents Non-Alcoholic Craft Cocktails
Enjoy non-alcoholic craft cocktails created by Orlando’s first spirit-free speakeasy tasting lounge The Bandbox. Discover how to recreate a unique tasting experience.

2nd FLOOR 
1:30 p.m.-Tech Exploration: Sphero 
Explore technology with Sphero indi robotic cars and help them navigate a city.

Melrose Center
11 a.m.-5 p.m. Albertson Library Escape Room VR Game- Limited tickets available on the 2nd floor. 
Join the Sorosis Club Secret Society in their mission to rescue humanity from impending doom! Travel back to the Albertson Public Library in 1924, to help them retrieve their ship’s power core which has been lost in time.

2 p.m. Then & Now: 100 years of Orlando Public Library  
Join us for the opening reception for this retrospective created by Winny Rivas, looking at the history of the Orlando Public Library building and its operation over the years. Work displayed includes images from local photographers during the 1960s through the 1980s alongside Winny’s current day recreations, celebrating the changes that have occurred in building and its surroundings. Recommended for ages 13 & up.

4 p.m. Saturday Improv Show 
In this live comedy show, performers will make up scenes and stories right in front of your eyes. This month we are celebrating some of the funniest and most talented women in the Central Florida Improv Community. Be a part of the live audience in this special edition of the Second Saturday Improv Show.

3rd FLOOR 
10:30 am-5 p.m. Friends of the Library Booksale 

4th FLOOR 
3 p.m.-5 p.m.-Share Your OCLS Memories on Orlando Memory  
Do you have pictures and/or memories of your visits to OCLS over the years? If so, now is your time to share them on Orlando Memory!  Bring your photos to scan, and we will help you preserve your OCLS story on Orlando Memory.

ADMISSION INFO

Free

Contact: 4078357323

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LOCATION

Orlando Public Library

101 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, FL 32801

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