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March 15, 2020  ATTENTION: All OC Public Libraries locations are closed until further notice.

ATTENTION: All OC Public Libraries locations are closed until further notice.

To Our Patrons and Community: The health and wellness of our OC Public Libraries’ staff and customers is our main concern. Based on recommendations from the County of Orange and in concurrence with guidelines issued by the Governor of the state of California, all OC Public Library branches will be closed to limit the number of people in a public building and to help curtail further spread of COVID-19 in our communities.

In this interim time, although our doors may be closed, there are many ways you can still connect with our library services. OC Public Libraries’ robust digital services give library card holders 24/7 free access to ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, movies, resources and more.

Friends of the Library Bookstores are all closed. Bookstores are not accepting donations at this time.

For official updates about the coronavirus visit the OC Health Care Agency website.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and look forward to resuming full library services as soon as we can. Thank you for being a patron of the OC Public Library system.

March 12, 2020  ALL PROGRAMS CANCELLED UNTIL APRIL 30TH

Effective immediately, all library programs, classes and events are cancelled until April 30th. This also includes any scheduled meetings being held in library community rooms.
These safety measures are being taken out of an abundance of caution and to be consistent with Countywide recommendations for social distancing and to protect public health and slow the rate of transmission of COVID-19.
March 23, 2020  Document available for public comment$0OC Health Care Agency has made a document available for public review.$0$0The Orange County Mental Health Services Act Three-Year Program and Expenditure Plan for FY 2020-21 through FY 2022-23 has been posted for a 30-Day Public Comment Period. $0$0To access a copy of the draft Plan, please click on this link: http://ochealthinfo.com/bhs/about/pi/mhsa/updates$0$0There you will find a copy of the Plan, the Executive Summary of the Plan, and a link to complete an online public comment form (or downloadable form that can be returned via email or mail) if you have anything to share after reading the Plan. Links to the Executive Summary in the different threshold languages will become active on the website over the next week as translations are completed.$0$0The 30-day Public Comment period will close on April 15, 2020. $0$0Following the 30 day posting, the Mental Health Board will host a Public Hearing on April 22, 2020. Due to public health concerns around COIVD-19 with the Public Hearing will be held as a “virtual meeting” online and not in person. Information on how to access go online and access the virtual meeting will be sent out as soon as HCA has the teleconference link in place. $0