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Critter Quest

Summer at Your Library

2024-06-20 15:00:00 2024-06-20 16:00:00 America/New_York Critter Quest Explore the secret life of insects through stories, songs, and interactive learning stations that will inspire a love of nature. Recommended for preschoolers ages 3-5. Washington Park Branch - Washington Park - Children's Area

Thursday, June 20
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-06-20 15:00:00 2024-06-20 16:00:00 America/New_York Critter Quest Explore the secret life of insects through stories, songs, and interactive learning stations that will inspire a love of nature. Recommended for preschoolers ages 3-5. Washington Park Branch - Washington Park - Children's Area

Washington Park Branch

Washington Park - Children's Area

Explore the secret life of insects through stories, songs, and interactive learning stations that will inspire a love of nature. Recommended for preschoolers ages 3-5.

Washington Park Branch

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Jun 10 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Jun 11 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Jun 12 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Jun 13 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Jun 14 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 15 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jun 16 Closed

About the branch

LYNX Bus Link 21 Carver Shores
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The Washington Park Branch serves the Carver Shores and Metrowest areas, along with the many other subdivisions and local businesses surrounding it. The Washington Park branch has a history that dates back to 1924. It is a combination of the former Booker T. Washington and Washington Shores Libraries. The two branches combined as one and opened in this current location on April 11, 1984. Although small, the glass walls on the front and back of the building create a bright, airy and comfortable atmosphere.

Upcoming events

Sat, Jun 15, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
Students will learn to create spending plan for the business based on income and expenses. The students will learn about the difference between income and expenses and different sources of income

Sat, Jun 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
This class is designed for students with a beginner level knowledge of English. Practice basic vocabulary and grammar.
This event is full

Mon, Jun 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Washington Park - Children's Area
Watch Blaise Ryndes, master bubble performer, blow gigantic bubbles and create “liquid fireworks.” Listen to fun music as you are amazed by this bubble and light show. Recommended for ages 0-12.

Mon, Jun 17, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Washington Park - Children's Area
Brighten your walls with a stunning piece of art made with your very own creativity. Recommended for tweens and teens.

Tue, Jun 18, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
Create a fun crochet project for yourself or yarnfitti! Learn how to crochet in the round while stitching up a whimsical mushroom square.

Tue, Jun 18, 10:15am - 10:45am
Washington Park - Children's Area
From the rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes to the use of picture books, songs and flannel board stories, your child will be encouraged to develop early literacy skills.

Tue, Jun 18, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
This class is designed for students with a beginner level knowledge of English. Practice basic vocabulary and grammar.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Washington Park - Children's Area
Gather your family to celebrate the freedom of African Americans from slavery in the U.S.! We will celebrate by making our own confetti poppers! Recommended for children ages 6-8.

Tue, Jun 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
A series of workshops in which students can practice their English speaking and listening skills. Recommended for those with a basic understanding of English.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 18, 5:15pm - 6:15pm
Washington Park - Children's Area
Love manga and anime? Join us for manga recommendations, crafts, anime, and more! Recommended for ages 13-18.

Thu, Jun 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
Welcome to the Google suite of apps! Google apps are a free alternative to Microsoft Suite. Join us as we explore Sheets. A Gmail account is required to participate in this class.

Thu, Jun 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Washington Park - Children's Area
Explore the secret life of insects through stories, songs, and interactive learning stations that will inspire a love of nature. Recommended for preschoolers ages 3-5.

Thu, Jun 20, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
Create a fun sewing project. Describe the project and skills learned. (Optional: Students are required to bring fabric.)

Fri, Jun 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
Create a free email account. Learn how to navigate the environment, including the Inbox, the Reading pane, and the Compose area.

Fri, Jun 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
Learn how to compose and send email messages with attachments. Become familiar with replying and forwarding messages.

Fri, Jun 21, 1:15pm - 3:15pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
Create your own subtle (or not!) mug cozy to protect your hands from your iced coffee, lavender tea or your favorite beverage of choice!
This event is full

Sat, Jun 22, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Students will learn about the definition of investments, investors, and the structure of an investor Pitch Letter.

Sat, Jun 22, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Washington Park - Children's Area
No job is too big, no pup is too small! Join us for a showing of Paw Patrol: The Movie. Watch the movie and make a themed craft to take home. Light snacks will be provided. Recommended for families.

Sat, Jun 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
This class is designed for students with a beginner level knowledge of English. Practice basic vocabulary and grammar.
This event is full

Mon, Jun 24, 10:30am - 11:15am
Washington Park - Children's Area
Be inspired by dancing and drumming as we hear the rhythm of the Earth through a storytelling performance Recommended for families with children ages 0-12.

Tue, Jun 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
Create a fun crochet project. Learn how to increase/decrease while stitching a tiny friend.

Tue, Jun 25, 10:15am - 10:45am
Washington Park - Children's Area
From the rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes to the use of picture books, songs and flannel board stories, your child will be encouraged to develop early literacy skills.

Tue, Jun 25, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
This class is designed for students with a beginner level knowledge of English. Practice basic vocabulary and grammar.
This event is full

Wed, Jun 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
¡Bienvenido a los Herramientas de Google Workplace! Las aplicaciones de Google son una alternativa gratuita a Microsoft Suite. Únase a nosotros mientras exploramos Sheets.

Wed, Jun 26, 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
Ready to become an entrepreneur? The BizKids Club is an instructor-led program that introduces participants to the world of business and entrepreneurship.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Jun 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Washington Park - Children's Area
Learn about life in the Middle Ages before creating medieval art and building marshmallow catapults. Recommended for ages 9-12.

Wed, Jun 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
Design a personalized sign for your room! Learn how to properly use the mouse to move pictures to drag and drop and use the keyboard to type in Microsoft Word.

Thu, Jun 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
Learn to navigate around with the Google Maps application. Explore route functions and other tools available to plan your trip.

Thu, Jun 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Washington Park - Children's Area
Gather around the campfire for stories and indulge in tasty treats! Enjoy a cozy day as we share tales and assemble delicious smores! Recommended for ages 3-5.

Thu, Jun 27, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
Create your own adventure patch. Draw your design, use felt for colors and sew it all together to create your own hand made patch.
This event is full

Fri, Jun 28, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
Practice cutting fabric and making hems in order to create your own basic apron. Participants should bring their own materials.
This event is full

Fri, Jun 28, 1:15pm - 3:15pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
Come and sew at the Washington Park Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own materials. Machine sewing skills are required.

Sat, Jun 29, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
Students will be introduced to sewing machine and sewing safety rules. Identify the parts of a sewing machine wind the bobbin, correctly insert the bobbin case and thread the machine properly.

Sat, Jun 29, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
This class is designed for students with a beginner level knowledge of English. Practice basic vocabulary and grammar.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 01, 10:30am - 11:15am
Washington Park - Children's Area
Enjoy a snake show with a Professional Snake Handler, Chief Rowley, and his variety of rescued reptile friends. It’s guaranteed to both entertain and educate! Recommended for ages 0-12.

Mon, Jul 01, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
Learn about art in architecture and commemorate urban architecture by creating your own work of art inspired by a city skyline. This program is intended for an audience 15 years of age and older.

Tue, Jul 02, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
Create a fun crochet project. Learn how to increase/decrease while stitching a tiny friend.

Tue, Jul 02, 10:15am - 10:45am
Washington Park - Children's Area
From the rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes to the use of picture books, songs and flannel board stories, your child will be encouraged to develop early literacy skills.

Tue, Jul 02, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
This class is designed for students with a beginner level knowledge of English. Practice basic vocabulary and grammar.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
A series of workshops in which students can practice their English speaking and listening skills. Recommended for those with a basic understanding of English.

Tue, Jul 02, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Washington Park - Children's Area
Party with us as we try different candies from Japan! Love manga and anime? Join us for manga recommendations, crafts, anime, and more! Recommended for ages 13-18.

Wed, Jul 03, 10:30am - 11:30am
Washington Park - Children's Area
Grab your sparklers and your spatula for this star-spangled celebration of America’s birthday with hands-on, crafts, activities, and stories! Recommended for ages 3-5.

Wed, Jul 03, 10:30am - 11:30am
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
Aprenda a crear formulas y a insertar funciones avanzadas. Familiarícese con la Librera de Funciones la cual le ayudara a encontrar e insertar argumentos de funciones.

Wed, Jul 03, 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
Ready to become an entrepreneur? The BizKids Club is an instructor-led program that introduces participants to the world of business and entrepreneurship.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Jul 03, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
Give Steve and Alex fresh new looks. Design characters, items, blocks and mobs for Minecraft using Tynker.

Wed, Jul 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Washington Park - Children's Area
Explore our nation's birthday as a family with books and activities. Then create art inspired by the symbols of our freedom. Recommended for families with children 5 and up.

Fri, Jul 05, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
Start crocheting today! Learn basic techniques while creating your first project, a bookmark for your favorite read. Techniques include creating a slip knot, chaining, and single crochet stitches.

Fri, Jul 05, 1:15pm - 3:15pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
Build a custom quilt block by block. Join us each month for a new design, come for one class or take them all. At the end of the year you will have a complete project perfect for keeping warm.
This event is full

Sat, Jul 06, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
Python simple syntax is a great way for kids to learn and understand programming concepts. Learn about data types, variables, strings, list, functions, loop, conditional statements and more.

Sat, Jul 06, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Washington Park - Children's Area
Join us for a showing of Disney's The Princess and the Frog. Watch the movie and make a themed craft together to take home. Light snacks will be provided. Recommended for families.

Sat, Jul 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
This class is designed for students with a beginner level knowledge of English. Practice basic vocabulary and grammar.

Mon, Jul 08, 10:30am - 11:15am
Washington Park - Children's Area
With mesmerizing mind-reading and hilarious audience participation, Ari ensures the show will go off without a hitch, and leave the audience in awe! Recommended for ages 6-12.

Tue, Jul 09, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
Bring your yarn, felt, and tools to this open lab. All levels are welcome. Participation in Yarnfitti is encouraged but not required.

Tue, Jul 09, 10:15am - 10:45am
Washington Park - Children's Area
From the rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes to the use of picture books, songs and flannel board stories, your child will be encouraged to develop early literacy skills.

Tue, Jul 09, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
This class is designed for students with a beginner level knowledge of English. Practice basic vocabulary and grammar.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
A series of workshops in which students can practice their English speaking and listening skills. Recommended for those with a basic understanding of English.

Wed, Jul 10, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
Aprenda a utilizar opciones avanzadas para organizar, filtrar y aplicar validacin a data en Microsoft Excel. Audiencia Recomendada: Adultos #officetraining

Wed, Jul 10, 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
Ready to become an entrepreneur? The BizKids Club is an instructor-led program that introduces participants to the world of business and entrepreneurship.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Jul 10, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
Make your own Minecraft world! Program the environment, animals and mobs. Use algorithms, functions, loops, and conditions to complete code challenges.

Wed, Jul 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Washington Park - Children's Area
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to trek a swamp? Explore an important wetland in the United States and one of Florida’s natural wonders. Recommended for families.

Thu, Jul 11, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
Learn how to use advanced sort and filter options; apply data validation and other data tools to organize your data.

Thu, Jul 11, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Washington Park - Lobby/Foyer
CareerSource offers career exploration, training, internships and job placement.

Thu, Jul 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Set out on an adventure to explore the great outdoors! Preschoolers will engage in fun stories and activities about camping. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Thu, Jul 11, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
We will teach you everything you need to know to start sewing like a pro. Learn to sew your own Among Us Plushie. Some Fabric and Notions provided.
This event is full

Fri, Jul 12, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
Create a fun crochet project. Practice single crochets and learn how to decrease with this easy project.

Fri, Jul 12, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
Come and sew at the Washington Park Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own materials. Machine sewing skills are required.

Sat, Jul 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Join Alex and Steve on a Voyage Aquatic! Use code to help Alex and Steve explore the high seas. Program algorithms, loops, and conditions to complete the code challenges.

Sat, Jul 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Washington Park - Technology Classroom
This class is designed for students with a beginner level knowledge of English. Practice basic vocabulary and grammar.

Mon, Jul 15, 10:30am - 11:15am
Washington Park - Children's Area
Enjoy an award-winning bilingual children's band. Sing along, tune in, and listen to peaceful music recently named "Best New Latin Kid's Music Groups". Recommended for ages 0-8.

Mon, Jul 15, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Washington Park - Children's Area
Do you want a garden but don’t have supplies to make it happen? Upcycle it! Join us to create a planter using discarded items. Watch your plants thrive in a recycled home! Recommended for ages 13-18.