The Osceola County Library System operates six branches that are convenient and accessible to members of the community, forming a community gathering place where everyone is welcome to meet free from the barriers of ability, language, economics, and ideology. Commissioner Peppy Choudhry presented a proclamation during the Osceola County Commissioner’s meeting on Monday, stating that April 1, 2019, marked the Osceola County Library System’s 30th Anniversary.
The independent operations of the Osceola County Library System began on April 1, 1989. Together, the libraries partner with schools, governments, non-profits, and businesses to maximize its reach into all facets of the community and to promote its mission through community engagement.
In 2018, the Osceola CountyLibrary System checked out 1.3 million resources, served 1 million visitors, engaged 65,000 program attendees, answered 300,000 research questions and hosted 900,000 computer sessions. The Osceola County Library System provides access to over 250,000 books, movies, and audiobooks, and over 1 million electronic resources virtually accessible 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Dedicated to raising future readers and making learning fun through story times, STEAM programs, early literacy, and inviting children’s spaces that encourage exploration and interaction, the Osceola County Library System continues to make a positive difference throughout the county.
Happy 30th Anniversary to the Osceola County Library System!