Orosi Branch Library

12646 Avenue 416
Orosi, CA 93647-2018

(559) 591-5830

Public Hours:
Wednesday:  9am –  1 pm, 2 pm - 6pm
Thursday:  9 am – 1 pm, 2 pm – 6 pm
Friday:        9 am – 1 pm, 2 pm – 6 pm                         

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History of the Orosi Branch Library

The Orosi Library was established in March 1911 in Ryan's Cyclery. It was officially established as a Tulare County Library Branch in July, 1913. In 1917, the County obtained a $3000 Carnegie grant to build a $5,000 Carnegie library in Orosi. The Woman's Improvement Club of Orosi raised $2000, purchased lots and arranged for lumber and labor to be donated for sidewalks. Construction was delayed until after the war (World War I). The library was the last Carnegie library to be completed in California and is only one of three of the Craftsman style remaining. It has 2 fireplaces and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. It is the only Carnegie library still in use as a library in Tulare County. The city of Cutler had a small branch which moved from place to place, including stores. In 1978, it joined with the Orosi Branch and it then became the Orosi/Cutler Branch of the Tulare County Library System.

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April children's crafts include:
March 31 through April 1: Easter bunnies and eggs
April 6 through 11: Bird feeders
April 13 through 18: Lady bugs
April 20 through 25: Earth Day planting
April 27 through May 2: Earth Day homemade robot from recycled materials - Each week children bring in boxes, cans, bottle cans and other items to make the robot!

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Wednesdays 11:30am

Wednesdays 3:30pm

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Thursdays 3:30pm

Fridays 3:30pm
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Board Games available to play
Battleship, Connect 4, Jenga, Word Hangman, Sorry, Chess, Checkers, Memory, Bingo, Pictureka, Scrabble, Scrabble Slam, Candy Land, Guess Who?, Dominoes, Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader, Trivial Pursuit, Sorry, Sequence For Kids, Backgammon, Card Games

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