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  • Star of yearlong Orlando celebration? Charles Dickens!

    Star of yearlong Orlando celebration? Charles Dickens!
      If "Charles Dickens" conjures up frantic nights sweating over essays about 800-page tomes, banish that ghost of school days past. A yearlong "What the Dickens" celebration across Central Florida will feature pub crawls, a Victorian feast, movies,...
  • Check out Friends of the Library bookstore for bargains

    Check out Friends of the Library bookstore for bargains
    If you visit the Orlando Public Library downtown, be sure to head up to the third floor to browse the Friends of the Library bookstore. Paperback books start at $1, and hardbacks at $1.50. Magazines, maps, compact discs and other items also are...
  • Cheers greet former prosecutor Jeff Ashton at Orlando library as he discusses Casey Anthony book

    Cheers greet former prosecutor Jeff Ashton at Orlando library as he discusses Casey Anthony book
    Rarely has losing a big legal case been such a good career move. Jeff Ashton, the former prosecutor turned author, has become a celebrity in the wake of the Casey Anthony murder trial. On Monday night, a standing-room crowd of more than 300 fans...
  • Orlando 'Panorama' photo exhibit captures community spirit

     Orlando 'Panorama' photo exhibit captures community spirit
    Percy Riva found his camera near the Orlando Public Library. Kelsey Godfrey spotted hers while shopping along Park Avenue in Winter Park. Others were in places such as the downtown Lynx bus station and Downtown Credo coffee shop in College Park. All...
  • President Obama, Michelle Obama receive book on Florida Highwaymen

     
    The Florida’s Highwaymen: Legendary Landscapes book, published by the Historical Society of Central Florida in Orlando, was presented to Michelle Obama at the First Lady’s Annual Luncheon at the Congressional Club in Washington, D.C., on May...
  • UCF professor-writer Peter Telep’s book with Tom Clancy out Tuesday

     
    UCF professor Peter Telep has written nearly 40 books, but is under no illusion about his celebrity status. “I always tell my students I’m the hardest-working writer you’ve never heard of,” he says with a laugh. “Forty...
  • Join us for a college football preview discussion

     
    There are only ten more Saturday’s left before the college football season begins and if you can’t wait, head over to the downtown Orlando Public Library Saturday, June 25. Join me and former Orlando Sentinel and current ESPN national...
  • PBS characters to promote reading Friday at Orlando Public Library

     
    PBS characters, including Mr. Steve, Hooper and Super Why!, will perform at the Orlando Public Library on Central Boulevard on Friday to encourage summer reading. Children's book author Diane Kredensor will read her picture book, “Ollie & Moon,&#...
  • Weekly books roundup

     
    Tod Caviness here, and I've found the perfect balance between tragedy and comedy: John Hodgman's take on the Borders closings at The Daily Show. - Kerouac House might be welcoming in its highest-profile writer yet this fall. Their next writer-in-residence...
  • Dominican cultural celebration comes to the Orlando’s library

     
    The Orlando Public Library is celebrating the Dominican Republic's cultural heritage this weekend with a showcase of art, music, dance and literature on the first and third floor of its downtown main branch. Orlando City Commissioner Tony Ortiz ...
  • Photos: Gingrich meets-n-greets Tea Partiers

     
    Former U.S. House Speaker and 2012 GOP presidential contender Newt Gingrich joined a crowd of mostly tea party members during a Q & A hosted by the East Side Tea Party of Orlando, Wednesday, at the Orlando Public Library. Gingrich was also scheduled to...