Did You Know?

  • LGBT and Chili Pepper Romances are available as ebooks, as well as in paperback. Click here to check out our ebook collection!
  • Our audiobook collection includes literary fiction and excellent non-fiction titles, in addition to bestsellers.
  • We have two Korean magazines available to our patrons: Happy House and New East Asia. We will also be expanding our foreign language books to include Korean books. If you have any to donate, please contact Cheryl.
  • We are excited to be updating our 800s/Literature section! We appreciate your patience while this project is in process.
  • 55+ Resource Guide


    Mock Newbery & Caldecott Awards

    Librarians across the library system gathered this week to discuss the best books published in 2013.  After a discussion, we vote on which book we think is worthy of the award.  Now we sit and wait until January 27th when the actual winners are announced.

    Our Winners:
    Mock Newbery Award Winner:
    Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan

    Honor Books
    The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp     
    Doll Bones by Holly Black

    Mock Caldecott Winner
    Journey by Aaron Becker

    Honor Books

    All of these books are amazing.  Don't forget to add these to your to-read list!  



    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    The Orangeburg Library will be open Monday January 20


    Youth Programs

    All programs require registration.

    Click on the title for registration
    and more information.

    January 2nd
    Thursday, 12:00pm

    Movies at the Library — Bring a lunch and watch The Smurfs 2 with us!

    January 7th & 21st

    Tuesdays, 10:30am

    Songs, Stories, and Silliness! — Join us for songs, rhymes, felt board tales, and a book or two. Ages 3 and younger, with adult caregiver.

    January 10th
    Friday, 10:30am

    First Art for Toddlers — Spirited, messy, and fun-filled discovery for budding Picassos. Wear old clothes, or bring a smock. For children ages 18 to 36 months.

    January 13th
    Monday, 4:30-5:30pm

    What Can You Do with Just Paper, Scissors, and Glue? — Bring your imagination and see what you can make.

    January 16th

    Thursday, 10:30am

    Preschool Yoga — Judy Levin, children and teen yoga instructor from Yoga Synthesis, will teach yoga.

    January 20th
    Monday, 2:00-4:00

    What Can You Build? — Show off your Lego® skills!

    January 24th
    Friday, 2:00pm

    Create With Me — An art program for children to be
    creative and explore different mediums. For children ages 3 to 5.

    January 28th

    Music Together — Innovative movement and music program. Preference is given to S. Orangetown residents. Ages 5 and under, with adult caregiver.

    January 28th
    Tuesday, 5:00-6:00pm

    Origami — Learn simple origami models with Angela, then have fun with free folding time.


    See Calendar for Dates & Times

    Preschool Storytime — Thirty minutes of stories, songs and fingerplays for children ages 3-5. Small craft to follow storytime.

    Valentines for Veterans

    Stop in during January to make a Valentine’s card for a veteran.
    We'll send the cards to the Veteran’s Association

    Tween & Teen Programs

    All programs require registration.

    Click on the title for registration
    and more information.

    January 10th
    Friday, 7:00pm

    Teen Advisory Board — Help plan teen programs and make suggestions for the collection. Make your opinion count as you earn community service hours.

    January 20th
    Monday, 7:00-8:00pm

    T-Shirt Totebag — Make a totebag from an old t-shirt.

    January 27th
    Monday, 5:00pm

    Doctor Who Marathon — Watch Doctor Who, answer trivia questions, and win prizes! Pizza and beverages will be served.










    Join Our VolunTEEN Program!Need community service hours? There are many opportunities available at the library. Join the teen advisory board, become a homework help tutor, lead an afternoon storytime, assist at programs, and more! Find the volunteer experience that fits you.  

    Adult Programs

    All programs require registration.

    Click on the title for registration
    and more information.

    January 25th
    Saturday, 2:00pm
    Dream Alive: A Celebration of African-American History, with Kim and Reggie Harris — The stories of Harriet Tubman, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and other artists, poets, and inventors are brought to life. Working in conjunction with the Kennedy Center and the Smithsonian Institute, Kim and Reggie Harris have been educating and entertaining audiences of all ages for decades. Their message of peace, hope, justice, and celebration of life rings loud and clear through this interactive program, back by popular demand.