OCLS Podcast
Experience the Orange County Library System (Orlando, Florida area) through program highlights, storytelling, and more!

Local musicians performed acoustic sets for the Library’s Outside the Lines kickoff event. Enjoy a wide range of music from folk to pop, including performances from Uke A Ladies, Nicholas Roberts, and Shaun David Williams. The Orange County Library System participated in Outside the Lines, a nationwide celebration of creativity and innovation in libraries.

Direct download: Music_Fest_Audio.mp3
Category:OCLS Events -- posted at: 4:06pm EDT

Architectural historian Christine Madrid French explored the history of the all-concrete Orlando Public Library, designed by John Johansen in 1966 with a 1986 addition by local architect Nils Schweizer. The library is one of the foremost examples of Brutalism in Florida.(32:02)

Direct download: Concrete_Podcast.mp3
Category:OCLS Events -- posted at: 10:02am EDT

 It's the timeless story of a poor girl who could spin straw into gold. Or could she? Learn how she made a promise she could not keep and how she outwitted the gnome who helped her. Told in Spanish.

Direct download: Childrens_Spanish_Podcast_April_2011_reused_July_2016.mp3
Category:OCLS Children's Podstory -- posted at: 9:00am EDT

Un dia cuando un niño aburrido llevaba sus ovejas al campo, el decidio jugar un 
truco. Pasan los dias y de reprente se encuentra con una sorpresa inesperada.

English: When a young boy get's bored one day while taking his sheep to the field, he decides to play a trick. Well, one day trouble comes through and he i   s in for a surprise. 


A young boy loses his mitten on the coldest day of year to be found by various woodland animals. Find out what happens when they all try to get snug and warm inside the mitten.

Direct download: The_Mitten_Folktale.mp3
Category:OCLS Children's Podstory -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Disfruta de este clásico cuento del lobo y descubren por qué nunca quiere comer otro cerdo.

Enjoy this classic tale and discover why the wolf would never want to eat another pig.

Direct download: October_2015_Los_Tres_Cerditos.mp3
Category:OCLS Children's Podstory -- posted at: 5:45pm EDT

La leyenda cuenta las hazañas de un ratoncito que se convirtió en un famoso dentista.  El ratoncito buscaba los dientes que los niños dejan bajo su almohada y les deja un regalo a cambio. 

Mouse Pérez is the story about a mouse who became a famous dentist by using the teeth that are left under the pillow for the tooth fairy.

Direct download: Kids_SP_Podcast_El_Cuento_del_Ratoncito_Perez.mp3
Category:OCLS Children's Podstory -- posted at: 9:00am EDT

Listen to this classic tale about Mother Duck's biggest and ugliest duckling who one day realizes that he is not an ugly duckling after all.

Direct download: July_2015_TheUglyDuckling.mp3
Category:OCLS Children's Podstory -- posted at: 1:00am EDT

Disfrute de esta historia sobre un campesino de las montañas, que es reconocido por sus grandes hazañas y se casa con la hija de los reyes. Enjoy this story about a farmer from the mountains who is recognized for his great deeds and marries the Kings daugther.

Direct download: Kids_Spanish_Podcast_El_Campesino.mp3
Category:OCLS Children's Podstory -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

What happens when Rooster hands over the job of waking the barnyard animals to his son? Find out in this Aesop fable! (2:47)

Direct download: youngrooster.mp3
Category:OCLS Children's Podstory -- posted at: 6:00am EDT