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Published: Wed, 31 Jan 2018 13:52:22 +0000

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Music in the Library: Hungrytown

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 13:52:22 +0000

Hungrytown is the musical and married duo of Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson. They have released two highly acclaimed CDs, Hungrytown (2008) and Any Forgotten Thing (2011) and have toured throughout the US, Canada, Europe and New Zealand. Rebecca has a reputation for crafting classic, instantly memorable songs, weaving modern themes into traditional song structures and Ken is an accomplished multi-instrumentalist as well as a talented producer and arranger. Their latest CD Further West was released in 2015. For more information about Hungrytown, please visit

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Melrose in the Mix: Weston Howard

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 18:43:42 +0000

Alternative-folk singer-songwriter Weston Howard was the featured performer for the December 2017 Melrose in the Mix session, recording original material with full backing band in front of a full studio audience.

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Music in the Library: Marie M. Loeffler

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:46:02 +0000

Enjoy a performance of inspiring music by local solo handbell artist Marie M. Loeffler. To learn more about Marie, visit

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Melrose in the Mix: Leo Aether

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 15:37:25 +0000

The Melrose Center celebrates Hispanic Heritage month by bringing the South American folk and rock n’ roll sounds of indie band Leo Aether to the Melrose in the Mix live recording session.
This special edition of the series features music sung in Spanish and varied instrumentation as performed by this versatile band.
The session was engineered by Melrose Audio Production Instructors Drigo Garcia-Salas and Chase Steele. For more information on the Melrose Center visit visit

El Melrose Center nos trae los sonidos del folclor Sur Americano y rock de la banda Leo Aether para una grabación en vivo en la serie de Melrose in the Mix en conmemoración del mes de la Hispanidad.
Esta edición especial de Melrose in the Mix es cantada en Español y muestra gran variedad de sonidos e instrumentación presentada por esta versátil banda.
La sesión fue grabada por los instructores de audio producción Drigo Garcia-Salas y Chase Steele. Para mas información acerca de el Melrose Center, visite

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Music in the Library: Vellamo

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 16:06:00 +0000

Vellamo delights audiences with their traditional Finnish folk pop. Enjoy a captivating performance of Finnish and English folk songs you won't soon forget.

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Orlando Audio Podcast E07 - The Challenges of Recording Live Music Vol. 1 - Folk/Blues

Sun, 06 Aug 2017 16:49:56 +0000


Listen as the Melrose Center Audio Team discusses the challenges of recording a live performance at our Melrose in the Mix events. This is the first in an ongoing series where the team will discuss the session and the technical details involved in recording our artist.

Each episode in this series will deal with a different genre of music. In our first episode we discuss recording the entirely acoustic folk group, "Swamp Sistas".

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The Making of a Serial Killer

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:50:56 +0000

Psychopaths are callous, exploitative individuals with blunted emotions, impulsive inclinations and an inability to feel guilt or remorse. What makes them this way? Dr. Berit Brogaard, author of The Superhuman Mind, discusses the possible causes of psychopathy. Content may not be suitable for all audiences.

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Wilderness Safety and First Aid

Tue, 30 May 2017 12:25:34 +0000

Wilderness by its very nature, has inherent risks. Karianne Rivera of the Florida Conservation Corps, a division of the Florida Park Service, will discuss how to stay safe while hiking or participating in water activities around the state. Know what to do if an injury occurs while you're enjoying all the natural beauty our state has to offer.

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Aviatrix:First Woman Pilot for Hughes Airwest

Tue, 30 May 2017 12:24:27 +0000

Mary Bush Shipko, author of Aviatrix: First Woman Pilot for Hughes Airwest, discussed her ground-breaking work in a male-dominated field in 1976, as a woman airline pilot. In this clip from the talk, she speaks about how she got her start flying planes for Hughes Airwest.

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Bob Kealing: Elvis Ignited

Tue, 16 May 2017 18:37:20 +0000

Uncover the Sunshine State’s crucial role in Elvis Presley’s life and musical career. Award-winning broadcast journalist and historian of Florida’s popular culture, Bob Kealing discusses his new book, Elvis Ignited: The Rise of an Icon in Florida.

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Bob Kealing: Life of the Party

Tue, 16 May 2017 18:36:13 +0000

Award-winning broadcast journalist and historian of Florida’s popular culture, Bob Kealing will discuss his book Life of the Party, about the charismatic businesswoman, Brownie Wise.  Ahead of her time, Wise was the driving force making Tupperware into a household name, but was written out of the Tupperware history.

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Florida Flora & Fauna

Wed, 10 May 2017 20:26:07 +0000

Discover all the native wildlife and plants that Florida has to offer! Karianne Rivera of the Florida Conservation Corps, a division of the Florida Park Service, will provide fun facts about rare and endangered species in our beautiful state. Learn how to stay safe from some of our more dangerous inhabitants like snakes, alligators, and poison ivy.

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An Evening with a CIA Spy: T.L. Williams

Wed, 10 May 2017 20:22:15 +0000

CIA Veteran T.L. Williams will speak about his career at the CIA, the real life of a spy, and how it influences his writing of spy thrillers. Mr. Williams unfolds a chilling and highly conceivable scenario in his latest novel. This fast-paced spy thriller revolves around a plot by the Chinese government to seize the edge on global power by undermining the U.S. economy by launching persistent, aggressive cyberattacks on America's banking system.

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Music in the LIbrary: Balalaika Duo

Mon, 08 May 2017 13:40:04 +0000

Hear the Balalaika Duo, Elina Karokhina and Mikhail Smirnov perform Ukrainian, Gypsy, Jewish, and Russian music and dance. Balalaika Duo?s performance?s feature live music performed on accordion-garmoshka, guitar and balalaika, singing, and dancing.

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Orlando Audio Podcast E06 - Inside the Radio Business

Tue, 02 May 2017 14:25:15 +0000

In this episode, we are proud to have had the opportunity to interview Dennis Martinez Program Director of Mix 105.1 and 101.9 AMP Radio in Orlando. We discuss how a major radio station operates, ratings, programming, talent, and more.

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Mind Your Business: Multicultural Strategy

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 13:37:05 +0000

Minority groups are growing at a fast pace and as a result, Hispanics are no longer a sub-segment of the economy. They are emerging as a powerhouse of economic influence. Hernan Tagliani, Hispanic communications expert and author of The Hispanic Market for Corporate America. How to make your brand culturally relevant, discusses what you need to develop a strong and successful multicultural strategy. For more information, please visit

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Meet the Author: Jackson Pearce

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 13:15:01 +0000

Jackson Pearce, co-author of Pip Bartlett's Guide to Magical Creatures, on the Sunshine State Young Reader's Award list for third to fifth grade, reads from and discusses her book. Pearce is the author of The Inside Job and The Double Cross, both for children, and Sisters Red, Sweetly, Fathomless and Cold Spell for teens.

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Music in the Library: Naming the Twins

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:02:57 +0000

Hear Canadian acoustic duo Naming the Twins. Naming the Twins is the harmonizing guy-gal duo of Robbie Smith and Kathleen Glauser whose sound is a little bit like Peter, Paul & Mary if one of the fellows took the night off, a little bit like Simon and Garfunkel if Art was a girl. Complimented for transporting their listeners back to the heyday of folk music, their original songs are a blend of Americana & Canadiana styles, and for fun they love putting their stamp on familiar favorites. For more information about Naming the Twins, please visit

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Caring for Backyard Chickens

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:32:36 +0000

Having a small backyard flock of chickens is a growing trend in metro areas. Getting started with your own backyard chicken coop can be daunting, but the end result is rewarding. Pet Care Professional Laura Helseth will share her experience, tips, and will answer your questions.

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Ayurvedic Beauty

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:28:31 +0000

Nourish your skin, hair and body from the inside out with ancient Indian Ayurvedic beauty techniques with certified Holistic Health Coach, Shahnaz Nensey. An afternoon of beauty and wellness with organic skincare products that can be easily found in your kitchen using essential oils, herbs and spices will be demonstrated. The information found on this video is for educational purposes only and to empower people with knowledge to take care of their own health. We disclaim any liability if the viewer uses or prescribes any remedies, natural or otherwise, for him/herself or another. Always consult a licensed health professional should a need be indicated.

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Crafting Effective Dialogue at the OCLS Writers Conference

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 17:21:32 +0000

Author, screenwriter, actor, and script consultant Allen Gorney provides tips for keeping your characters' dialogue intriguing and natural. Allen currently teaches in the MFA program at Full Sail University. The 2017 OCLS Writers Conference took place on January 21st, 2017 at the Orlando Public Library. For upcoming programs, visit

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Ask the Experts Panel at the OCLS Writers Conference

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 17:09:26 +0000

Writers get their questions answered by author and literary agent Lucienne Diver, literary agent Saritza Hernandez, editor Racquel Henry, and editor and blogger Laura Helseth.

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Bad Writers at the OCLS Writers Conference

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 16:54:56 +0000

Vivi Barnes, Christina Farley, Amy Christine Parker, and Lucienne Diver talk about how to rebel against expectations to find balance between writing and your personal life.

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Sharon Draper: Stella by Starlight

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:45:24 +0000

The Orange County Library System brought author Sharon M. Draper to read from and discuss her book Stella by Starlight on January 26, 2017. Draper is a five-time winner of the Coretta Scott King Literary Award and the New York Times best-selling author of Out of My Mind. The event  was sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.

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Meet the Author: Sharon Draper

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:43:42 +0000

Sharon M. Draper read from and discussed Out of My Mind, the Sunshine State Young Readers Award winner for 2011 for both elementary and middle grades on January 26, 2017. On the New York Times bestseller list for two years, Out of My Mind is the story of brilliant and witty 10-year old Melody Brooks who can't speak or walk due to severe cerebral palsy. Draper has won numerous awards for her children's and teen fiction; she is a five-time winner of the Coretta Scott King Literary Awards, has been the National Teacher of the Year, and received the Margaret Edwards Award for lifetime literary achievement from the American Library Association. The event was sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.

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Orlando Audio Podcast E05 - Understanding Business for the Modern Artist

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 16:00:00 +0000

This is part 2 of 2 in our series - Networking Advice for Surviving the Entertainment Business.

In this episode we talk with  Chris Goyzueta, a manager, live show professional, instructor, podcaster and more.  Chris works as an instructor at Full Sail University and host's a podcast of his own "Making It with Chris G.".  Chris does a great job helping us to shine a light on how to be successful from a business perspective.

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Orlando Audio Podcast E04 - Networking Advice for Social Media

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 20:48:17 +0000

This is part 1 of 2 in our series - Networking Advice for Surviving the Entertainment Business.

In this episode we talk with our in house social media guru Marko Torres. Marko shines some light on how to use social media effectively and appropriately. We also discuss individual platforms and how to use each one best.

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How to Choose, Care and Train Your Rescued Dog

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 16:36:27 +0000

A great many behavioral problems in dogs can be prevented with proper care and training. If you have a rescued dog or are planning on getting one from a local shelter or rescue, Todd Campbell, owner of South Orlando Dog Training, would like to inspire you to train your rescue the right way with no force and no pain. He will educate you on new reward based training methods that will make your new furry friend love to be with you and obey you. A well trained dog becomes a well-adjusted dog.

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Vegetables for Fall and Winter Gardens

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 16:34:15 +0000

Fall and winter is the best time of the year to grow vegetables in Central Florida. In an informative presentation by the Gardens’ Director (and avid vegetable grower), learn how to grow armloads of vegetables for your family without chemicals and weeds. Based on seven years of intensive testing in the Leu Gardens’ vegetable garden, discover what to grow and which varieties grow best in fall and winter.

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Orlando Audio Podcast E03 - The Boundaries of Music and Composition / Guest Interview

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 18:57:50 +0000

In this episode we explore the definition of music and composition. We discuss how these boundaries are being pushed in Orlando and the truly unique role the Timucua Arts Foundation is playing in creating an excellent community for our local music scene. Our Special guests: Christopher Belt, Executive Director of the Timucua Arts Foundation and Jeremy Adams a local Orlando composer and musician.

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History Talk with J. Michael Francis on Florida's Hispanic Roots

Mon, 07 Nov 2016 18:47:19 +0000

Five hundred years ago, Juan Ponce de León landed on what he believed was another Caribbean Island. In honor of the Pascua Florida, or Easter Sunday, he named the “island” la Florida. In this fascinating talk, historian J. Michael Francis explores the legacy of Ponce’s voyages to the peninsula, exposing the many myths that dominate popular perceptions about the Spanish colonization of Florida. He’ll also examine the lives of the many forgotten protagonists in 16th-century Florida, as Europeans, Africans, and Indians forged a New World.

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Orlando Audio Podcast E02 - Building/Improving a Home Studio

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 14:46:14 +0000

The topic of this episode revolves around building and investing in your home project studio. Chase, Jonathan and Leo discuss the differences in their own workflows and studio setups. We cover topics ranging from acoustics and gear to studio layout and vibe.

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Orlando Audio Podcast E01 - Stereo Mic Techniques / Ryan See Interview

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 14:39:36 +0000

The topic of this episode revolves around the concept of stereo recording techniques. We also had the opportunity to interview Ryan See, an Audio Artist at EA Tiburon in Maitland, FL. Ryan provides insight into what it's like to work as a sound designer for games.

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Poetry & Pastries

Tue, 04 Oct 2016 12:43:26 +0000

Poet and musician Leo AEther performed with Ka Malinalli (Kattya Graham) and Juan Burgos at the Chickasaw Branch as part of the Library’s weeklong participation in Outside the Lines; celebrating creativity and innovation in libraries. Leo recited original poetry and performed original music.

Fue una tarde llena de música y poesía en la biblioteca de Chickasaw con el cantautor y poeta Leo Aether. AEther presento musica de su extensa discografía y lecturas de su libro de poemas Gaviotas de Papel. El comparto el escenario con talentosos musicos locales Ka Malinalli y Juan Burgos. Este evento fue parte de Fuera de las Líneas, una celebración de la creatividad y la innovación en las bibliotecas.

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Meet the Author: Abbi Glines

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:16:48 +0000

Abbi Glines is a #1 New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of the Rosemary Beach, Sea Breeze, Vincent Boys, and Existence series. Please enjoy highlights from her Q&A session to celebrate the release of her newest book, Up in Flames.

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Acoustic Music Festival

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:06:45 +0000

Local musicians performed acoustic sets for the Library’s Outside the Lines kickoff event. Enjoy a wide range of music from folk to pop, including performances from Uke A Ladies, Nicholas Roberts, and Shaun David Williams. The Orange County Library System participated in Outside the Lines, a nationwide celebration of creativity and innovation in libraries.

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Celebrating Concrete: The Orlando Public Library & Brutalism

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 14:02:56 +0000

Architectural historian Christine Madrid French explored the history of the all-concrete Orlando Public Library, designed by John Johansen in 1966 with a 1986 addition by local architect Nils Schweizer. The library is one of the foremost examples of Brutalism in Florida.(32:02)

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La Hilandera (Rumpelstiltskin)

Fri, 01 Jul 2016 13:00:00 +0000

 It's the timeless story of a poor girl who could spin straw into gold. Or could she? Learn how she made a promise she could not keep and how she outwitted the gnome who helped her. Told in Spanish.

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El Niño y El Lobo | The Boy and the Wolf

Fri, 01 Apr 2016 13:00:00 +0000

Un dia cuando un niño aburrido llevaba sus ovejas al campo, el decidio jugar un 
truco. Pasan los dias y de reprente se encuentra con una sorpresa inesperada.

English: When a young boy get's bored one day while taking his sheep to the field, he decides to play a trick. Well, one day trouble comes through and he i   s in for a surprise. 

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The Mitten

Fri, 01 Jan 2016 05:00:00 +0000

A young boy loses his mitten on the coldest day of year to be found by various woodland animals. Find out what happens when they all try to get snug and warm inside the mitten.

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Los Tres Cerditos

Thu, 01 Oct 2015 21:45:55 +0000

Disfruta de este clásico cuento del lobo y descubren por qué nunca quiere comer otro cerdo.

Enjoy this classic tale and discover why the wolf would never want to eat another pig.

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El Cuento del Rantoncito Perez

Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:00:00 +0000

La leyenda cuenta las hazañas de un ratoncito que se convirtió en un famoso dentista.  El ratoncito buscaba los dientes que los niños dejan bajo su almohada y les deja un regalo a cambio. 

Mouse Pérez is the story about a mouse who became a famous dentist by using the teeth that are left under the pillow for the tooth fairy.

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The Ugly Duckling

Wed, 01 Jul 2015 05:00:00 +0000

Listen to this classic tale about Mother Duck's biggest and ugliest duckling who one day realizes that he is not an ugly duckling after all.

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Un Campesino de las Montañas un Cuento popular de las Filipinas

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:00:00 +0000

Disfrute de esta historia sobre un campesino de las montañas, que es reconocido por sus grandes hazañas y se casa con la hija de los reyes. Enjoy this story about a farmer from the mountains who is recognized for his great deeds and marries the Kings daugther.

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Young Rooster

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000

What happens when Rooster hands over the job of waking the barnyard animals to his son? Find out in this Aesop fable! (2:47)

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The Fox and the Grapes

Thu, 01 Jan 2015 06:00:00 +0000

In this fable, the fox learns that there is no harm in reaching a goal with the help of a friend.

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The Boy Who Cried Wolf

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:54:46 +0000

No one believes a liar, even when he's telling the truth! 

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El Conejo y el Coyote/The Rabbit and the Coyote

Tue, 01 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +0000

Conejo siente que es el animal mas popular en el bosque. Cuando el esta siendo perseguido por in perro, va pedir ayuda por sus amigos. Cuando se da cuenta que no tenia ayuda, se entero de algo importante. Rabbit feels he is the most popular animal in the forest. When he is being chased by an animal, he hopes all his animals friends will help. When he realizes he had no help, he learns something important. 

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The Hippopotamus at Dinner

Tue, 01 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000

Find out what happens when hippopotamus eats too much in this fable from Aesop.

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La Ratita Presumida / The Vain Little Mouse

Tue, 01 Apr 2014 12:30:00 +0000

Segun encuentra una moneda, la ratoncita tiene que decidir que se va comprar y con quien se va casar. The vain little mouse has found some moeny and she must now decide what she will buy herself and to whom she will marry.

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How the Cat Came Indoors

Fri, 28 Mar 2014 18:14:13 +0000

Enjoy this Sona tale from Zimbabwe that tells how cats chose to live with man.

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The Little Rooster, the Greedy King, and the Diamond

Wed, 01 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000

When a little rooster finds a diamond while scratching for food, a greedy king comes along and takes it for himself. With the help of his magic stomach, the persistent little rooster sets out to get the diamond back!

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El Pañuelo Anaranjado | The Girl and the Handkerchief

Fri, 01 Nov 2013 13:00:00 +0000

This story is about a little girl who had a orange handkerchief that flies away with the wind. After some time, the handkerchief turns into different things and comes right back to her.

Una niña tenía un pañuelo de color naranja que se fue con el viento. Después de algún tiempo, el pañuelo se convertio en cosas diferentes y luego regreso a ella.

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El Pavo Real y la Grua / The Peacock and the Crane

Tue, 01 Oct 2013 13:00:00 +0000

Hubo un pavo real que le gustaba hablar de su belleza. Un dia vio a una grua y le pidio que le miraba, pero la grua no le hizo caso. Despues de unos dias de tratar de llamar la atencion de las gruas y no tener exito se puso enojado.  El Pavo Real se quedo sorprendido con la respuesta de las gruas.

There once was a peacock who often boasted about his beauty. One day he saw a crane and asked it to look at him and admire his beauty, but the crane ignored him. After a few days of trying to get the crane's attention and failing he grew mad. The peacock was surprised by the response of the cranes.

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La Luna El Sol y Su Lobito

Sun, 01 Sep 2013 13:00:00 +0000

Te has preguntado porque es que los lobos aullaban a la luna? Disfrutan de este cuento folklorico sobre La Luna, El Sol y su Lobito.

Have you ever wondered why wolves howl at the moon? To find out, enjoy this folkloric tale about The Moon, The Sun and their Little Wolf.

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The Ugly Duckling

Sun, 01 Sep 2013 04:00:00 +0000

The largest egg in Mother Duck's nest was the last to hatch. The young duckling was very large and very ugly. Wherever he went he was ignored because he was so ugly. When the warm sunshine of spring came after a long hard winter, the young duckling looked at his reflection in the water and realized that he wasn't an ugly duckling after all. 

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El Libro Magico / The Magic Book

Thu, 01 Aug 2013 13:00:00 +0000

En este cuento moderno un niño crea un libro de su imaginación.  In this modern folktalke, a child creates an imaginary book.

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Un Lobo y la Gallina

Mon, 01 Jul 2013 13:00:00 +0000

There once was a very hungry wolf that would disguise himself which ever way to catch his food. One day he notices a little hen to eat to his surprise little hen was much smarter then him and comes up with a plan to trick him.

Había una vez un lobo muy hambriento que se disfrazaba para atrapar su comida. Un día se da cuenta de una pequeña gallina para comer, para su sorpresa gallinita era mucho más inteligente que él, y se le ocurre un plan para engañarlo.

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Cómo Se Hacen los Colores del Arco Iris / How the Colors Came Together to Become a Rainbow

Fri, 31 May 2013 13:00:00 +0000

Este cuento popular español para los niños muestra cómo una discusión entre muchos colores se convirtió en la manera en que formaron un arco iris. This Spanish folktale for kids shows how an argument between many colors became the way they learned to be together and formed a rainbow.

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Rabbit and the Tug of War

Wed, 01 May 2013 13:00:00 +0000

Rabbit has always been a trickster, but he learns a lesson to never trick a snake in this retelling of a Native American folktale.

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Leon y el Zorro / The Lion and the Fox

Mon, 01 Apr 2013 13:00:00 +0000

A lion that is too old to chase his prey comes up with an idea to help him. Along comes a fox whom the lion tries to trick, but to his surprise the fox is smarter then he thinks. 

Un león que es demasiado viejo para perseguir a su presa y se le ocurre una idea para ayudarlo. Un dia viene un zorro al que el trata de hacer un truco, pero para su sorpresa, el zorro es más inteligente que él piensa.

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El Cuento del Chivo

Fri, 01 Mar 2013 14:00:00 +0000

Una cabra amenaza los cultivos de una pareja de ancianos. La pareja no sabe cómo deshacerse de la cabra. Finalmente una hormiga pequeña pero valiente viene a su rescate.

A goat threatens the crops of an older couple. Scared away the couple knows not how to get rid of the pesky goat. Finally a small but brave ant comes to their rescue.

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Un lobo y sus dos cenas/ The Wolf and His Two Dinners

Fri, 01 Feb 2013 14:00:00 +0000

Un lobo había sido invitado a dos cena programadas para el mismo dia y la misma hora. E al lo ultimo cojo una gran sorpresa.

This is an African folktale about a wolf who is invited to dine with two friends on the same day at the same hour. His greed has an unwelcome outcome.

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Teen Podcast January 2013

Tue, 01 Jan 2013 14:00:00 +0000

OCLS is accepting entries into the Youth Art Contest during the month of January. Listen to find out more about the Art Contest and other teen programming.

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Raton de Campo y Raton de Ciudad

Tue, 01 Jan 2013 14:00:00 +0000

Cuando Raton de Campo y Raton de Ciudad se vistan, descubren que prefieren maneras muy diferentes de vida.

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Counting Crocodiles

Tue, 01 Jan 2013 05:00:00 +0000

Find out how monkey tricks crocodile in order to feast on delicious mangoes in this classic folktale.

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Teen Podcast December 2012

Mon, 03 Dec 2012 13:00:00 +0000

He knows when you've been naughty or nice. He knows when you have overdue fines and what's the next teen program coming up. So take a listen to the Holiday Spirit of the Library to find out what progams are here for teens in December.

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El Niño y su Flauta Mágica

Mon, 03 Dec 2012 13:00:00 +0000

Este cuento es sobre un niño que trabajaba como pastor de cabras. Su vida cambío el día que conocio una anciania que le regalo una flauta mágica.

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The Hippopotamus at Dinner

Mon, 03 Dec 2012 13:00:00 +0000

In this Aesops fable, Hippo is so hungry that he eats too much food making it very difficult to stand up.

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El Sol y el Viento

Thu, 01 Nov 2012 13:00:00 +0000

Sol y Viento discuten todos los días acerca de quién es mejor y mas fuerte. Hasta que un día, se dan cuenta de un hombre caminando con una carpa. Luego se ponen acuerdo para probar sus fuerzas.


Sun and Wind argue everyday about who is better and stronger. One day they notice a man walking with a large coat wrap around him. They decide to agree on a plan that will prove who is better than the other.

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Teen Podcast November 2012

Thu, 01 Nov 2012 13:00:00 +0000

Listen up for information about November teen events including the third Teen Clothing Swap.

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The Little Red Hen

Thu, 01 Nov 2012 13:00:00 +0000

Will the Little Red Hen's friends help her when she really needs it?

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Strega Nona

Tue, 02 Oct 2012 13:30:00 +0000

Old Strega Nona warns Big Jeffrey to never touch her magic pasta pot, but does he listen? Find out what happens in this retelling of a fantastical tale.

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La Nueva Amiga de Clara

Tue, 02 Oct 2012 13:00:00 +0000

Una joven nombre Clara está ansioso por jugar con la nueva niña Lucía. Pero cuando se reúnen, Clara ve que Lucía está en una silla de ruedas. Los dos de ellos se conviertan en buenos amigos?

A young girl name Clara is eager to play with the new girl, Lucia. But when they meet, Clara sees that Lucia is in a wheelchair. Will the two of them become good friends?

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October Teen Events

Mon, 01 Oct 2012 13:00:00 +0000

Fall is here and there are a lot of fun activites planned for teens to celebrate Teen Read Week and and everything eerie and creepy.

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North Wind and the Sun

Sat, 01 Sep 2012 13:00:00 +0000

The North Wind and the Sun compete in order to find out which is most persuasive, gentleness or force.

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September 2012 Teen Podcast

Sat, 01 Sep 2012 13:00:00 +0000

Teens visit the Orange County Library in the month of September. We have tons of fun programs in stored for you! Listen to this podcast for a sneak peek.

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El Lobo y Su Cena

Sat, 01 Sep 2012 13:00:00 +0000

Un lobo hambriento intenta de engordar una gallina para su cena pero se encuentra con resultados inesperados.

A hungry wolf's attempts to fatten a chicken for his stewpot have unexpected results.

Presented by guest reader Rosalina Stober.

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The Fox and the Grapes - A Fable

Wed, 01 Aug 2012 13:30:00 +0000

In this fable, the fox learns that there is no harm in reaching a goal with the help of a friend.

Presented by guest reader Hernan Tagliani.

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El zorro y las uvas - Una Fábula

Wed, 01 Aug 2012 13:00:00 +0000

En este fábula, el zorro aprende que no hay de malo en alcanzar una meta con la ayuda de un amigo.

In this fable, the fox learns that there is no harm in reaching a goal with the help of a friend.

Presented by guest reader Hernan Tagliani.

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Teen End of Summer

Wed, 01 Aug 2012 13:00:00 +0000

Listen in on teens Miriam and Dani as they get excited for what the end of summer means at the library. From a clothing swap to an end of summer celebration the library is all about teens!

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The True Story of Puss and Boots

Fri, 06 Jul 2012 12:40:00 +0000

A clever cat wins his master a splendid palace and the hand of a princess!

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La Cucaracha Sofia

Fri, 06 Jul 2012 12:35:00 +0000

Mientras buscaba un sonido, una cucarachita muy linda rechaza las propuestas de matrimonio hechas por un zoológico de animales en la ciudad que la cortejaban con sus ruidos.

While searching for a sound, a beautiful cockroach rejects marriage proposals from a menagerie of city animals which woo her with their noises.

Presented by guest reader Samí Haiman-Marrero.

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July 2012 Teen Podcast

Fri, 06 Jul 2012 12:30:00 +0000

Our Teen Summer Reading Program is in full swing this month culminating with our Teen Talent Show. Listen for details about this and other programs for teens in July.

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The Lion and the Mouse

Fri, 01 Jun 2012 11:56:52 +0000

An adventuresome mouse and a lazy lion form an unlikely pair in this Aesop classic about random acts of kindness. (2:08)

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El Lechero (The Milk Man)

Fri, 01 Jun 2012 11:55:00 +0000

El Lechero - Una Fábula 

En este fábula, el lechero entiende por qué dicen que no cuentes los pollos antes de que hayan nacido.

The Milk Man -A Fable
In this fable, the milk man comes to understand why they say not to count your chickens before they’ve hatched. (3:53)

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Teen Programs - June 2012

Fri, 01 Jun 2012 11:53:00 +0000

School's out for summer! Spend your summer at the library and participate in the Teen Summer Reading Program and Imagine That! Don't miss Battle of the Bands and other exciting programs throughout the entire summer! (1:21) 

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The Bojabi Tree

Fri, 04 May 2012 12:22:26 +0000

There is a great hunger in the land and the animals do not have enough to eat. When they come across a tree bearing fruit that they have never seen before, they set out on a quest to find the name of the tree. Enjoy this great podcast story for kids!

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La Bobina Maravillosa

Fri, 04 May 2012 12:17:39 +0000

Un pequeño príncipe que quería crecer demasiado rápido consigue su deseo. Pero habriá consecuencias?

A little prince who wanted to grow up too fast gets his wish granted, but will there be consequences?

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Imagine That: Phobias!

Fri, 04 May 2012 12:16:22 +0000

Teens! Come learn about the science of fear and much more! There are fun programs in store for the whole month of May!

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The Poor Old Dog

Mon, 02 Apr 2012 13:39:08 +0000

Enjoy this great story for kids about a dog's life is changed in many ways by a gold ring that he finds on the street! (2:34)

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La Flor y el Sapo (The Beautiful Flower and the Frog)

Mon, 02 Apr 2012 13:37:00 +0000

Una flor hermosas vive en un bonito jardín. Cuando la rana llega se da cuenta de su belleza y se complementa con ella, pero por ser feo la flor le mando que se fuera del jardin. Hasta que una tormenta viene flor necesita a rana.

A beautiful flowers lives in a nice garden. When Frog comes along he notices her beauty and compliments her, but to Frogs surprise, for being ulgy he get’s kicked out. Until a storm come along and flower notices she needs frog. (1:50)

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Teen Poetry Contest - April 2012

Mon, 02 Apr 2012 13:35:39 +0000

If you write poems, lyrics, or raps, we want your submissions! Enter to win our annual Teen Poetry Contest! April is filled with Teen Programs from Earth day inspired programs to a kooky and crazy Hot Tempered Feathered Creatures program. Check out what it’s all about! (1:47) 

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Happy Hunger Games!

Wed, 07 Mar 2012 19:37:00 +0000

We’ve obtained an exclusive recording of a teen from District 14 breaking into a news broadcast on the Captiol’s system. Listen in for an important annoucement regarding  a special Hunger Games event occuring at multiple library locations throughout the month! (1:20)

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The Leprechaun

Thu, 01 Mar 2012 21:00:00 +0000

It’s Bridget’s lucky day, she’s captured a leperchaun.  Will he take her to the pot of gold? (6:10)

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La Hormiga y la Paloma (The Ant and the Dove)

Thu, 01 Mar 2012 20:00:00 +0000

Este fábula nos enseña siempre hay que corresponder en la mejor forma a los favores que recibimos. Debemos ser siempre agradecidos. (1:45)

In this Aesop’s Fable we learn that one good turn deserves another. If you do something nice for someone, they will do something nice for you. (1:45)

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The Three Wishes

Wed, 01 Feb 2012 13:26:28 +0000

What would you wish for if you had just three wishes? Join us in a retelling of the folktale The Three Wishes and hear all about the Woodsman and his three silly wishes. (8:13)

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El Chico Perezoso (The Lazy Boy)

Wed, 01 Feb 2012 13:25:05 +0000

Un padre dijo a su hijo para encontrar leña para el fuego para cocinar una comida al día siguiente. Luis [hijo] estaba cansado y no quería ir. Cuando en su camino se encontró con un árbol que él pensaba era perfecto y confio que iba a ser bueno. Para su sorpresa no fue y trajo muchas consecuencias.

A father tells his son to find firewood, but the tree he found is not what he expected it to be... (5:25)

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Sometimes Love Stinks!

Wed, 01 Feb 2012 13:23:33 +0000

It’s February and the library has several fun programs planned for teens. Find out more in this podcast brought to you by Teen Voices. (1:23)

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The Mitten

Fri, 06 Jan 2012 13:00:00 +0000

A young boy loses his mitten on the coldest day of the year. Find out what happens as forest animals discover the cozy warmth of the mitten in this retelling of the popular Ukrainian folktale. (4:24)

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