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Bubble Playtime

2017-10-13 10:30:00 2017-10-13 11:00:00 America/New_York Bubble Playtime Help your child with their motor development skills in this interactive bubble class. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers. Limited space available. Southwest Branch

Friday, October 13
10:30am - 11:00am

Add to Calendar 2017-10-13 10:30:00 2017-10-13 11:00:00 America/Chicago Bubble Playtime Help your child with their motor development skills in this interactive bubble class. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers. Limited space available. Southwest Branch

Help your child with their motor development skills in this interactive bubble class. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers. Limited space available.

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Southwest Branch

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Oct 16 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Oct 17 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Oct 18 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Oct 19 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Oct 20 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Oct 21 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Oct 22 Closed

About the branch

The Southwest Branch opened on March 21, 1989 in a beautiful Mediterranean style building designed by Schweizer and Associates Architecture Firm, who also designed the Orlando Public Library. Serving the Dr. Phillips and Metrowest communities, Southwest is near International Drive and the attractions. Southwest is a popular place for local adults, children, students and tourists.

Read the Southwest blog often for more information on upcoming programs for children and adults, book news and book club discussions, technology classes, art exhibits, new library materials, and more. Email us your suggestions or questions; or post a comment. Let us hear from you!

Upcoming events

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Tue, Oct 17, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Learn how to add layer styles, custom shapes, gradients, and photo filters. Become familiar with adding advanced effects to images. Recommended Audience: Adult
Registration is now closed

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Tue, Oct 17, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Join the Southwest Book Club to discuss this month's selection, The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende. A multi-generational epic by the New York Times best-selling author. The novel follows the impossible romance between a World War II escapee from the Nazis and a Japanese gardener's son, whose story is discovered decades later by a care worker who would come to terms with her past. Anyone age 18 or older is welcome to attend. The book club meets monthly at the Southwest Branch Library. No registration needed.

Wed, Oct 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Toddlers use unstructured play to advance their physical and cognitive development and to have FUN! This drop-in event will feature age appropriate toys for children and their caregivers to use for play and learning. Ages 1-3.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Wed, Oct 18, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Learn the basic features of QuickBooks Pro and how it can be used to organize your business or personal finances. Explore the environment and master the basic concepts of balance sheet. Recommended Audience: Adult

Wed, Oct 18, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Wednesday at the Southwest Branch. A certified instructor with the Adult Literacy League, will lead and facilitate programs. This program is presented through partnership established between the Orange County Library System and the Adult Literacy League, Inc.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Wed, Oct 18, 12:15pm - 1:45pm
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items. Recommended Audience: Adult

Wed, Oct 18, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
The arm bone is connected to the... what bone? Makes skeleton crafts, shake your bones and learn a little about what holds us all together. No bones about it, you'll have a great time! Ages 6-12.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Wed, Oct 18, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Looking to share awesome vacation memories? Design your very own postcards with graphics and WordArt. Become familiar with the Publisher environment, explore pre-defined templates and formatting options. #SRPkids

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Wed, Oct 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Learn how to insert slide transitions, add animations and hyperlinks. Create a customized photo album with simple to use tools. Recommended Audience: Adult

Thu, Oct 19, 10:15am - 10:45am
Designed especially for preschoolers ages 3-5, Storybook Fun lasts approximately 25 minutes. The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage children to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Thu, Oct 19, 10:45am - 11:05am
Designed especially for toddlers 18 months - 3 years, Toddler Time lasts approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active group.

Thu, Oct 19, 11:15am - 11:35am
Designed especially for toddlers 18 months - 3 years, Toddler Time lasts approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active group.

Thu, Oct 19, 11:45am - 12:05pm
Designed especially for infants from birth - 18 months, Tiny Tales lasts approximately 15 minutes. The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Thu, Oct 19, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Improve your English conversational skills, vocabulary, pronunciation, and comprehension by reading a book. Enjoy learning and meeting new people in a supportive environment. This event is presented through a partnership between the Orange County Library System and the Adult Literacy League. Walk-ins welcome. No registration required. Every Thursday 1:00 -3:00 P.M. Southwest Branch Library For more information: 407.422.1540 adultliteracyleague.org 407.835.7323 southwest@ocls.info

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Thu, Oct 19, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Thu, Oct 19, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Thu, Oct 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Thu, Oct 19, 5:15pm - 6:15pm
Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations. Recommended Audience: Adult

Fri, Oct 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Bring your baby to our fun series where we will sing, play and work on developing motor skills. Ages 0-2.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Fri, Oct 20, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Learn Internet concepts and terminology. Become familiar with Web browsers while surfing the Web. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Fri, Oct 20, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Learn about search engines and search techniques to help you find exactly what you?re looking for. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Sat, Oct 21, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Create polished documents in Microsoft Word. Navigate the Word user interface and apply basic word processing techniques to create a formatted letter.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Sat, Oct 21, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Add style to your documents. Impact your readers with images, text boxes and Smart Art. Ensure readability with basic review tools.

Mon, Oct 23, 10:30am - 11:15am
Join us with your toddlers for a special parachute playtime. Enjoy rhymes, songs and tons of parachute fun. Ages 18 months-3 years. Seating is limited. Registration recommended.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Mon, Oct 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn how to build your own website. Start with WordPress, which offers lots of options for skinning your site the way you want it. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Mon, Oct 23, 6:15pm - 7:15pm
Learn how to apply data subtotals, outlines, data consolidation and conditional formatting to organize your data. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Tue, Oct 24, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Start knitting today! Create a unique bookmark in your choice of color. Learn casting on, the knit stitch and binding off. No experience necessary. Materials: Yarn has been generously donated for each student to create the class project. All other tools and materials will be provided for the duration of the class. Students have the option of bringing in materials for class. If you elect to provide your own materials, please bring approximately 20 yards (0.35 ounces) of bulky (size 5) weight yarn and size US 10.5 single point knitting needles.
This event is full

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Tue, Oct 24, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Learn how to apply common image editing techniques used to retouch and restore photographs. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Wed, Oct 25, 10:15am - 11:30am
Combine writing a six-word memoir with expressive and spontaneous art. Let words and color paint your life story. Part of the Healing Arts Series at Southwest Library. All supplies provided. No painting or art experience needed. For ages 18 and up. Registration required. Limited supplies.

Wed, Oct 25, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Learn how to record different types of business transactions such as posting accounts payable and accounts receivable. Also, generate financial reports for your company. Recommended Audience: Adult

Wed, Oct 25, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Wednesday at the Southwest Branch. A certified instructor with the Adult Literacy League, will lead and facilitate programs. This program is presented through partnership established between the Orange County Library System and the Adult Literacy League, Inc.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Wed, Oct 25, 12:15pm - 1:45pm
Learn how to add new employees, enter timesheets, setup employee benefits, setup payroll items, pay employees, process payroll forms, and process payroll reports in QuickBooks. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Wed, Oct 25, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Explore the basics of electronics while you build exciting projects such a flashing light, a radio alarm, a doorbell and much more.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Wed, Oct 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Learn how to create a template using the slide master, theme and design options. Recommended Audience: Adult

Thu, Oct 26, 10:15am - 10:45am
Designed especially for preschoolers ages 3-5, Storybook Fun lasts approximately 25 minutes. The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage children to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Thu, Oct 26, 10:45am - 11:05am
Designed especially for toddlers 18 months - 3 years, Toddler Time lasts approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active group.

Thu, Oct 26, 11:15am - 11:35am
Designed especially for toddlers 18 months - 3 years, Toddler Time lasts approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active group.

Thu, Oct 26, 11:45am - 12:05pm
Designed especially for infants from birth - 18 months, Tiny Tales lasts approximately 15 minutes. The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Thu, Oct 26, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Improve your English conversational skills, vocabulary, pronunciation, and comprehension by reading a book. Enjoy learning and meeting new people in a supportive environment. This event is presented through a partnership between the Orange County Library System and the Adult Literacy League. Walk-ins welcome. No registration required. Every Thursday 1:00 -3:00 P.M. Southwest Branch Library For more information: 407.422.1540 adultliteracyleague.org 407.835.7323 southwest@ocls.info

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Thu, Oct 26, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Turn scanned drawings into sleek vector graphics. Apply several design techniques and use common editing tools to trace and color artwork as well as manage objects and layers.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Thu, Oct 26, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Design professional-looking stationary using Adobe Illustrator. Create and arrange text and image assets and use masks, transparency, and blending modes to create eye-catching designs.

Fri, Oct 27, All day
This spellbinding special event will introduce you to the principles or air and pressure. Hot air balloons, vortex generators that will send flying smoke rings over your head, floating balls, giant wind bags and even a hovercraft will help us understand the power of air! Ages 6-12. Seating is limited. Registration recommended.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Fri, Oct 27, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Learn publication concepts and terminology. Become familiar with the environment and explore pre-defined templates, formatting options and adding business information. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Fri, Oct 27, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Learn how to work with master pages, headers and footers, and how to customize your publications. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Sat, Oct 28, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Organize information in your documents. Insert and format tables to display and calculate data.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Sat, Oct 28, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Create professional reports. Unify formatting with Themes and shading, organize topics with titles and headers, and distribute the finished document through printing and sharing options.

Mon, Oct 30, 10:30am - 11:30am
Eek a spider! Don't be scared. Join us for not-so-creepy, crawly crafts and stories about our eight-legged friends. Ages 2-4.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Mon, Oct 30, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Move your documents to the cloud! Learn how to collaborate, share, and access your files from anywhere with free online applications from Microsoft and Google. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Mon, Oct 30, 6:15pm - 7:15pm
Dread analyzing data? Simplify the process and create meaningful reports using the powerful PivotTable tools. Learn how to create and customize PivotTables and PivotCharts using Microsoft Excel. Recommended Audience: Adult

Tue, Oct 31, 12:00am - 11:00pm
Stop in any time during the month. Complete the scavenger hunt and receive a prize.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Tue, Oct 31, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Increase your knitting skills. Use increases and decreases to add a delicate edge to your work. Learn yarn overs, the knit two together stitch and pattern reading to create work on the bias. Materials: Yarn has been generously donated for each student to create the class project. All other tools and materials will be provided for the duration of the class. Students have the option of bringing in materials for class. If you elect to provide your own materials, please bring approximately 20 yards (0.35 ounces) of bulky (size 5) weight yarn and size US 10.5 single point knitting needles.

Wed, Nov 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
First experiences are so incredible to witness! Bring your little to play, explore and create art pieces that both you and baby will enjoy. Ages 6 months-18 months. This is a "Mommy or Daddy and me" events. Space is limited, registration is required.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Wed, Nov 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
Would you like to know how to load your gadget with free media? Let us help! Learn how to search, check out and download eBooks and audiobooks using the library?s digital collection. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Wed, Nov 01, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Do you need help with your mobile phone or tablet? Let us help! Bring your device: A technology trainer will be available to assist you in this open lab. Please note: Software questions are handled based on the topics discussed in any of the classes offered at the Library. Recommended Audience: Adult

Wed, Nov 01, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Wednesday at the Southwest Branch. A certified instructor with the Adult Literacy League, will lead and facilitate programs. This program is presented through partnership established between the Orange County Library System and the Adult Literacy League, Inc.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Wed, Nov 01, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Create a dynamic slideshow presentation with animations and cool images for a school project using Microsoft PowerPoint. #SRPkids

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Wed, Nov 01, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learn database concepts and terminology. Learn flat and relational database concepts and create a simple database with multiple tables. Recommended Audience: Adult

Thu, Nov 02, 10:15am - 10:45am
Designed especially for preschoolers ages 3-5, Storybook Fun lasts approximately 25 minutes. The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage children to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Thu, Nov 02, 10:45am - 11:05am
Designed especially for toddlers 18 months - 3 years, Toddler Time lasts approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active group.

Thu, Nov 02, 11:15am - 11:35am
Designed especially for toddlers 18 months - 3 years, Toddler Time lasts approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active group.

Thu, Nov 02, 11:45am - 12:05pm
Designed especially for infants from birth - 18 months, Tiny Tales lasts approximately 15 minutes. The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Thu, Nov 02, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Improve your English conversational skills, vocabulary, pronunciation, and comprehension by reading a book. Enjoy learning and meeting new people in a supportive environment. This event is presented through a partnership between the Orange County Library System and the Adult Literacy League. Walk-ins welcome. No registration required. Every Thursday 1:00 -3:00 P.M. Southwest Branch Library For more information: 407.422.1540 adultliteracyleague.org 407.835.7323 southwest@ocls.info

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Thu, Nov 02, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Thu, Nov 02, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Thu, Nov 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Thu, Nov 02, 5:15pm - 6:15pm
Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations. Recommended Audience: Adult

Fri, Nov 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
Help your child with their motor development skills in this interactive bubble class. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers. Seating is limited. Registration recommended.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Fri, Nov 03, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Learn how to navigate the computer desktop and how to perform various techniques in manipulating windows using basic mouse and keyboard techniques. Recommended Audience: Adults and Seniors

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Fri, Nov 03, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer. Recommended Audience: Adults and Seniors

Sat, Nov 04, 10:30am - 2:00pm
Paint an "Autumn Heart Tree."

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Sat, Nov 04, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Learn how to plan, create, and format a professional-looking resume using built-in templates in Microsoft Word and Resume Creator resources. This class is part of the Job Seekers course track that is a prerequisite to the Job Seekers Workshop. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Sat, Nov 04, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
In this workshop, a Technology Trainer will be available to offer assistance in formatting, saving and uploading your resume, along with providing tips to perform job searches and other job-related activities. Recommended Audience: Job Seekers

Mon, Nov 06, 10:30am - 11:15am
Celebrate the fall season with interactive stations and get creative while crafting to share your gratitude. Ages 2-4.

Mon, Nov 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Travel back in time and find out what life was like for Native Americans and pilgrims living in the 1600s. Learn about their homes, clothes and food with fun stories and activities. Ages 6-12.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Mon, Nov 06, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learn the basic features of QuickBooks Pro and how it can be used to organize your business or personal finances. Explore the environment and master the basic concepts of balance sheet. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Tue, Nov 07, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Purl it all together. Create flat fabrics with the stockinette stitch. Learn the long tail cast on, the purl stitch and working sides to create this classic fabric. Materials: Yarn has been generously donated for each student to create the class project. All other tools and materials will be provided for the duration of the class. Students have the option of bringing in materials for class. If you elect to provide your own materials, please bring approximately 20 yards (0.35 ounces) of bulky (size 5) weight yarn and size US 10.5 single point knitting needles, 2 ring stitch markers and 1 locking stitch maker.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Tue, Nov 07, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Learn how to create an easy to use website where you can publish your thoughts, comments or pictures so you can share with family and friends. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Tue, Nov 07, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Interested in gaining programming skills? Learn basic Web design processes and terminology and how to create a simple Web page using HTML tags. Recommended Audience: Adult

Wed, Nov 08, 10:15am - 11:30am
Coloring for Adults

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Wed, Nov 08, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Learn about the functionality of Photoshop and explore the environment. Become familiar with using selection and editing tools. Recommended Audience: Adult

Wed, Nov 08, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Wednesday at the Southwest Branch. A certified instructor with the Adult Literacy League, will lead and facilitate programs. This program is presented through partnership established between the Orange County Library System and the Adult Literacy League, Inc.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Wed, Nov 08, 12:15pm - 1:45pm
Learn how to use layers, layer masks, free transform tools, and text tools. Become familiar with adding basic effects to images. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Wed, Nov 08, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Who knew Microsoft Word could be so much fun!? Design a personalized sign for your room! Learn how to properly use the mouse to move pictures using drag and drop, and use the keyboard to type. Also, get a sneak peek at Google Docs! #SRPkids

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Wed, Nov 08, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learn how to create relationship among tables and manipulate data with queries in a database. Recommended Audience: Adult

Thu, Nov 09, 10:15am - 10:45am
Designed especially for preschoolers ages 3-5, Storybook Fun lasts approximately 25 minutes. The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage children to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Thu, Nov 09, 10:45am - 11:05am
Designed especially for toddlers 18 months - 3 years, Toddler Time lasts approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active group.

Thu, Nov 09, 11:15am - 11:35am
Designed especially for toddlers 18 months - 3 years, Toddler Time lasts approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active group.

Thu, Nov 09, 11:45am - 12:05pm
Designed especially for infants from birth - 18 months, Tiny Tales lasts approximately 15 minutes. The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Thu, Nov 09, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Improve your English conversational skills, vocabulary, pronunciation, and comprehension by reading a book. Enjoy learning and meeting new people in a supportive environment. This event is presented through a partnership between the Orange County Library System and the Adult Literacy League. Walk-ins welcome. No registration required. Every Thursday 1:00 -3:00 P.M. Southwest Branch Library For more information: 407.422.1540 adultliteracyleague.org 407.835.7323 southwest@ocls.info

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Thu, Nov 09, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Create polished documents in Microsoft Word. Navigate the Word user interface and apply basic word processing techniques to create a formatted letter.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Thu, Nov 09, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Add style to your documents. Impact your readers with images, text boxes and Smart Art. Ensure readability with basic review tools.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Thu, Nov 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Organize information in your documents. Insert and format tables to display and calculate data.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Thu, Nov 09, 5:15pm - 6:15pm
Create professional reports. Unify formatting with Themes and shading, organize topics with titles and headers, and distribute the finished document through printing and sharing options.

Fri, Nov 10, All day
Holiday Closure

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Sat, Nov 11, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Custom design your greeting cards with graphics and text. Become familiar with the Publisher environment, explore pre-defined templates and formatting options.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Sat, Nov 11, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Amaze your family and friends. Create a digital Photo Album for the holidays. Learn how to insert images, movie files and music clips. Add slide transitions and custom timings using Microsoft PowerPoint.

Mon, Nov 13, 10:30am - 11:15am
Calling all little yogis and wiggleworms! Join us for a special movement storytime focusing on motor development that is filled with stories, songs and fun! Ages 2-5.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Mon, Nov 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn how to properly place your hands on the keyboard and enhance your typing skills by using the Web-based TypingMaster program. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Mon, Nov 13, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Tue, Nov 14, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Can you take a ribbing? Create a ribbed bookmark in your favorite color. Learn the rib stitch and basic blocking techniques. Materials: Yarn has been generously donated for each student to create the class project. All other tools and materials will be provided for the duration of the class. Students have the option of bringing in materials for class. If you elect to provide your own materials, please bring approximately 20 yards (0.35 ounces) of bulky (size 5) weight yarn and size US 10.5 single point knitting needles, 2 ring stitch markers and 1 locking stitch maker.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Tue, Nov 14, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Move your documents to the cloud! Learn how to collaborate, share, and access your files from anywhere with free online applications from Microsoft and Google. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Tue, Nov 14, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Want to expand your skills? Learn how to layout Web pages using HTML5 tags. In this class, you learn how to create a header, footer and different sections in a Web page. Recommended Audience: Adult

Wed, Nov 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
You're never too young to get your start in the kitchen! Ages 3-5. Bring your little one to learn cooking skills such as kitchen safety, layering, measuring, smearing, tasting and presentation as you interact with a delicious recipe. This class is a "Mommy or Daddy and me" event. Space is limited. Registration required.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Wed, Nov 15, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Learn how to add layer styles, custom shapes, gradients, and photo filters. Become familiar with adding advanced effects to images. Recommended Audience: Adult

Wed, Nov 15, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Wednesday at the Southwest Branch. A certified instructor with the Adult Literacy League, will lead and facilitate programs. This program is presented through partnership established between the Orange County Library System and the Adult Literacy League, Inc.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Wed, Nov 15, 12:15pm - 1:45pm
Learn how to apply common image editing techniques used to retouch and restore photographs. Recommended Audience: Adult

Wed, Nov 15, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
From soaring through the clouds, to zooming through space, come and explore all things aviation while keeping your feet on the ground. Ages 6-12.

Wed, Nov 15, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
It's the first day of class at an exclusive wizard school. Do you have what it takes to join this magical academy and learn to be a WIZARD! Ages 6-12. Seating is limited. Registration recommended. Call 407.835.7323 to register.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Wed, Nov 15, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Have fun putting together a digital-online scrapbook filled with your favorite memories and pictures from the school year or family events.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Wed, Nov 15, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learn how to create and customize forms and reports using data from tables and queries! You will also add a navigation menu using the Switchboard Manager. Recommended Audience: Adult

Thu, Nov 16, 10:15am - 10:45am
Designed especially for preschoolers ages 3-5, Storybook Fun lasts approximately 25 minutes. The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage children to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Thu, Nov 16, 10:45am - 11:05am
Designed especially for toddlers 18 months - 3 years, Toddler Time lasts approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active group.

Thu, Nov 16, 11:15am - 11:35am
Designed especially for toddlers 18 months - 3 years, Toddler Time lasts approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active group.

Thu, Nov 16, 11:45am - 12:05pm
Designed especially for infants from birth - 18 months, Tiny Tales lasts approximately 15 minutes. The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Thu, Nov 16, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Improve your English conversational skills, vocabulary, pronunciation, and comprehension by reading a book. Enjoy learning and meeting new people in a supportive environment. This event is presented through a partnership between the Orange County Library System and the Adult Literacy League. Walk-ins welcome. No registration required. Every Thursday 1:00 -3:00 P.M. Southwest Branch Library For more information: 407.422.1540 adultliteracyleague.org 407.835.7323 southwest@ocls.info

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Thu, Nov 16, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Learn presentation concepts and terminology. Learn how to create a basic presentation by using templates, text, and picture files. Use various formatting tools to enhance the look and feel of your presentation. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Thu, Nov 16, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Learn how to insert and customize SmartArt graphics, tables, charts and video. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Thu, Nov 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn how to insert slide transitions, add animations and hyperlinks. Create a customized photo album with simple to use tools. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Thu, Nov 16, 5:15pm - 6:15pm
Learn how to customize a theme and to format slides through the slide master. Recommended Audience: Adult