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Internet Level 2: Search Techniques

2017-10-20 14:30:00 2017-10-20 15:30:00 America/New_York Internet Level 2: Search Techniques Learn about search engines and search techniques to help you find exactly what you?re looking for. Recommended Audience: Adult Southwest Branch

Friday, October 20
2:30pm - 3:30pm

Add to Calendar 2017-10-20 14:30:00 2017-10-20 15:30:00 America/New_York Internet Level 2: Search Techniques Learn about search engines and search techniques to help you find exactly what you?re looking for. Recommended Audience: Adult Southwest Branch

Southwest Branch

Southwest - Ask at Desk

Learn about search engines and search techniques to help you find exactly what you?re looking for. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest Branch

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
We're closed Thursday November 23
We're closed Friday November 24
Mon, Nov 20 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Nov 21 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Nov 22 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Nov 23 Closed
(Thanksgiving)
Fri, Nov 24 Closed
(Thanksgiving)
Sat, Nov 25 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Nov 26 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
Mon, Nov 20, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
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

Tue, Nov 21, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Enjoy a kid friendly film fest that celebrates families of all shapes and sizes. All ages.

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Tue, Nov 21, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Build electronic models that solve real world problems with these simple to use kits of electronic components.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Tue, Nov 21, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Want to take your coding skills to the next level? Learn how to write proper Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) code and format Web pages using external style sheets. Recommended Audience: Adult

Tue, Nov 21, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Discussing: Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

Wed, Nov 22, 10:30am - 11:15am
Toddlers use unstructured play to advance their physical and cognitive development and to have FUN! Ages 1-3.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Wed, Nov 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Wed, Nov 22, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow. Recommended Audience: Adult

Canceled
Wed, Nov 22, 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 22, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Custom design your greeting cards with graphics and text. Become familiar with the Publisher environment, explore pre-defined templates and formatting options.
This event is full

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Sat, Nov 25, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Add new stitches to your repertoire! The double and half double crochet stitches are great for blankets, hats, scarves and sweaters. Create a mug rug using these two new stitches. Students have the option of bringing in materials for class. If you elect to provide your own materials, please provide approximately 20 yards (0.35 ounces) of worsted (medium/size 4) weight yarn and size US I (5.5 mm) crochet hook.
This event is full

Mon, Nov 27, 10:30am - 11:15am
Paint, paste, glue, stamp and create! Young children will enjoy stories, songs and exploring age-appropriate art experiences. Ages 1-3. Registration recommended.

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Mon, Nov 27, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
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

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Tue, Nov 28, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Create a beautiful cabled bookmark. Learn how to use a cable needle to create right and left leaning cables, while practicing pattern reading and basic knitting 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 worsted weight yarn (size 4) and size US 8 (5.0 mm) knitting needles and a cable needle.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Tue, Nov 28, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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
Tue, Nov 28, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Customize your Web pages using CSS. Learn how to add functionality such as Google Maps CSS Hovers and Transitions into Web pages. Recommended Audience: Adult

Tue, Nov 28, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
See her exhibit "The Color of Magic" October-December 2017.

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Wed, Nov 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
Why should kids have all the fun? Come to the library and enjoy a story or activity as our talented library storytellers entertain ages 18 and up! Each branch will have a unique storytime. Be sure to check out your local branch for unique event details. For more information, please visit ocls.info/grownupstorytime. , This event will feature: Stories from a Wordslinger Part 2: Storyteller Deanna Braunstein will share stories that her mother wrote or told her that she hopes will encourage others to have inter-generational discussions about family history and experiences. When her mother passed away, these stories were an incredible gift. They contained both real life experiences, and her mothers strong literary voice and sense of humor. The event will be a mix of these stories, and helping the audience to get started documenting their own family stories. It is not necessary to have seen Part One to enjoy Part Two.

Wed, Nov 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult

Wed, Nov 29, 11:45am - 12:45pm
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

Canceled
Wed, Nov 29, 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 29, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Build real video games with LEGO Game Builder! Create custom characters and worlds filled with interesting obstacles and baddies. #SRPkids

Thu, Nov 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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 30, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Whether you're a new or experienced Windows user, discover the ins and outs of the latest update of this popular operating system. Customize the Start menu, configure settings, create and manage multiple desktops and annotate the Web with Microsoft Edge, the new Windows Internet Browser.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Thu, Nov 30, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
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

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Thu, Nov 30, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Learn how to apply best practices and techniques to successfully convert a Microsoft Word manuscript into an eBook. Recommended Audience: Adult

Fri, Dec 01, 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.

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Fri, Dec 01, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Create polished documents in Microsoft Word.

Canceled
Fri, Dec 01, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Take an average photo and make it pop. Learn basic color correction techniques and make global and location adjustments to images in Adobe Camera Raw.

Fri, Dec 01, 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.

Sat, Dec 02, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Learn about the history and development of the computer, the fundamentals of a computer, and the hardware and software components. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sat, Dec 02, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Breathe, stretch, and get centered with a stress-relieving yoga practice designed to relax the body and calm the mind with instructor Jen Larsen.

Sat, Dec 02, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Learn basic tips on how to maintain your computer system using various system tools and how to secure your system from viruses and spyware. Recommended Audience: Adult

Mon, Dec 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Calling all little yogis and wiggleworms! Join us for a special movement storytime focusing on motor development that is filled with stores, songs and fun! Ages 2-5.

Mon, Dec 04, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Learn about the famous artist Claude Monet and make a tissue paper painting to take home. Ages 6-12.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Mon, Dec 04, 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.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Tue, Dec 05, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Create a delicate lace bookmark. Learn how to read written and charted patterns for lacework and common lace stitches, while practicing basic knitting techniques.

Tue, Dec 05, 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.

Wed, Dec 06, 10:30am - 11:15am
Join us for hands-on early learning adventures observing science, math and art in a sensory-rich environment. Dress for a mess. Ages 2-4.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Wed, Dec 06, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Design professional layouts and create marketing materials that transform your businesses communications. Develop a magazine catalog using frames, images, graphics, type tools and more.

Canceled
Wed, Dec 06, 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.

Wed, Dec 06, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Have fun with physics! Learn how to use the Algodoo computer program to see how objects react in this physics simulator.

Thu, Dec 07, 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, Dec 07, 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, Dec 07, 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, Dec 07, 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, Dec 07, 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, Dec 07, 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, Dec 07, 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

Thu, Dec 07, 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

Thu, Dec 07, 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.

Fri, Dec 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Help your child with their motor development skills in this interactive bubble class. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Fri, Dec 08, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Organize information in your documents. Insert and format tables to display and calculate data.

Fri, Dec 08, 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.

Sat, Dec 09, 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.

Sat, Dec 09, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer.

Mon, Dec 11, 10:30am - 11:15am
Help your child learn by playing as we weave early literacy practices into fun interactive stories, songs, rhythm and dance. Ages 2-5.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Mon, Dec 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Mon, Dec 11, 7:15pm - 8:15pm
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
Tue, Dec 12, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Turn any cup into a fancy cup. Knit Cassandra Bibler's Lacy Knit Cup Cozy pattern in a fun, social environment with an experienced instructor to help along the way .

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Tue, Dec 12, 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Are you stuck on a software-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to assist you in this open lab.

Tue, Dec 12, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items. Recommended Audience: Adult

Tue, Dec 12, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Bring the whole family and drop-in for crafts with a literary twist featuring one of our favorite books.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Wed, Dec 13, 10:15am - 11:30am
Coloring event for grownups.

Wed, Dec 13, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Create logos, advertisements, marketing flyers and other illustrations with ease using vector tools. Learn to draw and manipulate simple and custom shapes, brush strokes, and text in unique ways.

Canceled
Wed, Dec 13, 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.

Wed, Dec 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Add cool effects to your photos, such as cartoon transformations, image morphing, artistic painting and much more using an easy-to-use Web-based photo-editing application.

Thu, Dec 14, 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, Dec 14, 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, Dec 14, 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, Dec 14, 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, Dec 14, 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, Dec 14, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Calculate your data with formulas and functions. Use the Function Library to find the best fit for your project. Insert financial, logical, lookup, math and text functions. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Thu, Dec 14, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Automate everyday tasks with macros. Record data entry and formatting .Insert and modify objects to run macros without coding. Recommended Audience: Adult

Thu, Dec 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn how to use advanced sort and filter options; apply data validation and other data tools to organize your data. Recommended Audience: Adult

Thu, Dec 14, 5:15pm - 6:15pm
Learn how to apply data subtotals, outlines, data consolidation and conditional formatting to organize your data. Recommended Audience: Adult

Fri, Dec 15, 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.

Fri, Dec 15, 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.

Sat, Dec 16, 10:30am - 11:30am
Join us in the children's area for creative fun as we make holiday crafts. Ages 3-12.

Sat, Dec 16, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Learn Internet concepts and terminology. Become familiar with Web browsers while surfing the Web. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sat, Dec 16, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Learn about search engines and search techniques to help you find exactly what you?re looking for. Recommended Audience: Adult

Mon, Dec 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Paint, paste, glue, stamp and create! Young children will enjoy stories, songs and exploring age-appropriate art experiences. Ages 1-3.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Mon, Dec 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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
Mon, Dec 18, 7:15pm - 8:15pm
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.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Tue, Dec 19, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Hand knitted coasters are a great addition to any kitchen. Choose from several patterns and knit in a relaxed, social environment.

Tue, Dec 19, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
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

Tue, Dec 19, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Join the Southwest Book Club to meet author Selina Siak Chin Yoke and discuss her Malayan historical fiction series.

Wed, Dec 20, 10:15am - 11:45am
Paint the perfect gift for yourself.

Wed, Dec 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Take an average photo and make it pop. Learn basic color correction techniques and make global and location adjustments to images in Adobe Camera Raw.

Canceled
Wed, Dec 20, 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.

Wed, Dec 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Learn about famous artist, Henri Matisse, and create your own bold and colorful work of art inspired by his cut paper technique. Ages 6-12.

Wed, Dec 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Let's Huff and Puff and make storytelling more exciting! Use PowerPoint to animate The Three Little Pigs as an interactive story.