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1999 Orlando Public Library Children's Library Remodel
1999 Orlando Public Library Children's Library Remodel On May 23rd, 1999 the newly remodeled Children's Library of the Orlando Public Library was open to the public. The 16,000 square feet area houses a full library with books, DVDs, music, computers, an...
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Lizzy Lizard Statue
Originally part of the City of Orlando's LizArt project, this lizard statue was donated to the Orlando Public Library by the Friends of the Orange County Library System.  The LizArt Initiative kicked off on October 16th, 2000 and involved around 50...
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Orlando Street Railway Car Model
he street railway operated on Orange Avenue and Central Avenue, on Church Street to the railroad station, and around the west side of Lake Lucerne via America Street. The speed of the mule drawn cars was set at six miles per...
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Captain Albertson Painting
Captain Charles L. Albertson, a retired police inspector of New York City, and a winter resident of Orlando, had for many years been collecting books at his home in Waverly, New York. In November 1920, Captain Albertson offered his collection...
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Children's Library - Book Panels
This installation was installed in the 1999 remodeling of the Children's Library and highlights the art of several books in the collection. Some of the books include:The Creation by James Weldon Johnson; illustrated by James E. Ransome Sunflower House by E...