18 May 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Staff Focus Groups

We are working toward the development of a building program for the Center project. In pursuit of that goal, we are using our most highly prized asset; Library staff. Over 75 staff members from all areas of the Library have participated in staff focus group events to answer questions about operational considerations, marketing, and best practices for collaboration. You can see them in action below!

16 April 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Gift Announcement for the Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center for Technology, Innovation & Creativity

Ken Melrose presents the Orange County Library System with a check for $1,000,000 as the library unveils its plans for the Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center for Technology, Innovation & Creativity at the Orlando Public Library.

Memories of Dorothy Lumley Melrose and the Melrose family are shared by some of the family’s lifelong friends. Recorded on April 16, 2012, the night of the announcement of the Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center for Technology, Innovation & Creativity at the Orlando Public Library.

12 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Here we go…

As we continue to explore the installation of a creative center on the second floor of the Main Library, we welcome you to join this wonderful venture as the second floor evolves.  This blog will contain updates on the center’s progress. Visit us often to see how we’re doing!  Below are images of the 2nd floor as we prepare for the new space.