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A Journey Towards Freedom

Celebrate Juneteenth

2024-06-18 11:30:00 2024-06-18 13:00:00 America/New_York A Journey Towards Freedom Join us for a reflective journey surrounding Juneteenth and its connection to the "Town that Freedom Built." Hear from national historians and descendants of Eatonville at this momentous event. Eatonville Branch - Eatonville - Meeting Room

Tuesday, June 18
11:30am - 1:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-06-18 11:30:00 2024-06-18 13:00:00 America/New_York A Journey Towards Freedom Join us for a reflective journey surrounding Juneteenth and its connection to the "Town that Freedom Built." Hear from national historians and descendants of Eatonville at this momentous event. Eatonville Branch - Eatonville - Meeting Room

Eatonville Branch

Eatonville - Meeting Room

Join us for a reflective journey surrounding Juneteenth and its connection to the "Town that Freedom Built." Hear from national historians and descendants of Eatonville at this momentous event.

This event is presented in partnership with the Town of Eatonville and eSTEAMed Learning, Inc.

Eatonville Branch

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
We're closed Wednesday June 19 due to Closed - Juneteenth
Mon, Jun 17 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Jun 18 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Jun 19 Closed
(Closed - Juneteenth)
Thu, Jun 20 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Jun 21 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 22 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jun 23 Closed

About the branch

LYNX Bus Link 1 N.Orange Ave. / Altamonte Mall
LYNX Bus Link 9 N. Orange Ave. / Rosemont

The Eatonville Library is located in the Town of Eatonville's Zora Neale Hurston Square. Eatonville is known as the oldest incorporated African American municipality in the United States.

The Eatonville Branch is a children's library featuring material and programming for children through the sixth grade. The branch serves the residents that make up the four residential quadrants of Eatonville - Calhoun, Catalina Park, Eaton Pointe, and Lake Lovely Estates. The collection, programs, and services are also available to all Orange County residents including residents of the City of Maitland and Winter Park through reciprocal borrowing.

Upcoming events

Sat, Jun 22, 10:15am - 11:15am
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Never miss out on capturing a memory with your iPad or iPhone. Learn about the camera options and modes and how to use them to take amazing photos. Perform simple edits to clean up your images.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Jun 22, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Make finding your photos easy with your iPad or iPhone.  Learn to organize photos into albums, moments and collections. Edit photos with filters and exposure tools to enhance your images.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Jun 22, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Join our celebration of freedom and equality through storytelling, spoken word, performing arts, and dance; with performances by youth, inspired by Black culture, literature, and African folklore.

Sat, Jun 22, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Add to your stitch repertoire. Learn how to create French knots, chain stitches and satin stitches, while practicing the running and back stitches.

Tue, Jun 25, 10:15am - 10:45am
Each session is themed and playfully uses yoga and imagination to teach early learners social-emotional skills, support cognitive development and enhance creativity. Recommended for ages 3 to 5.

Tue, Jun 25, 10:15am - 11:15am
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Bring your creativity to design a tiny animal, critter, or made-up creature using clay! Recommended for ages 6-12.

Tue, Jun 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Wed, Jun 26, 10:15am - 11:00am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
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.

Wed, Jun 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Wed, Jun 26, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Bring your ideas to life. Draw and animate shapes in Microsoft PowerPoint. Combine shapes into pictures, then use simple formatting, transition and animation tools.

Thu, Jun 27, 10:15am - 10:45am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
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.

Thu, Jun 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult

Thu, Jun 27, 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Organize your thoughts, goals and tasks by utilizing the creative, versatile and efficient analog method of bullet journaling. Recommended for ages 13 and up.

Fri, Jun 28, 10:30am - 11:30am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Meet animal ambassadors such as alligators, lizards, tree frogs, creepy bugs, and slithering snakes. Learn about animals in this unique and exciting program. Recommended for children ages 0-12.

Fri, Jun 28, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Create awesome photo mash-ups in Adobe Photoshop! Learn how to use basic tools, brushes, and the concepts of layers and background removal.

Sat, Jun 29, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Discover the captivating journey of Emmy Award-winning television producer Nathaniel "Nate" Howard as he delves into the vibrant tapestry of retirement and artistic expression.

Mon, Jul 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Join us for a summer-inspired craft and enjoy a small snack while creating! Recommended for toddlers ages 2-4.

Tue, Jul 02, 10:15am - 10:45am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Each session is themed and playfully uses yoga and imagination to teach early learners social-emotional skills, support cognitive development and enhance creativity. Recommended for ages 3 to 5.

Tue, Jul 02, 10:15am - 11:15am
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Don’t throw that away! Learn to make beautiful wind chimes using recycled materials. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Tue, Jul 02, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
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.

Wed, Jul 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Display your data in stunning charts and graphs. Insert recommended and custom charts. Edit chart data, elements and styles.

Wed, Jul 03, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Guide sixteen little blue creatures to safety through a series of logic-based puzzles. Help the Zoombinis across treacherous cliffs, past hungry pizza trolls, and up an unclimbable wall.

Wed, Jul 03, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Meet and learn about the Birds of Prey that can be found in your own backyard! Recommended for ages 6-12. In partnership with Audubon Center for Birds of Prey.

Fri, Jul 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Dive in and meet rare, threatened, and endangered species. Learn about interesting animals that can be found throughout different lands and animal conservation. Recommended for ages 0-12.

Sat, Jul 06, 10:15am - 11:15am
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Learn how to use the mouse and keyboard to navigate within the computer's interface. Practice using these two devices with hands-on exercises and online resources.

Sat, Jul 06, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Learn how to properly place your hands on the keyboard and enhance your typing skills by using the Web-based TypingMaster program.

Sat, Jul 06, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
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.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 08, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Join us for a free shopping experience with gently used clothing and put together amazing outfits with styling tips by Jasmin Machell of Tailored Looks. This event is recommended for tweens and teens.

Tue, Jul 09, 10:15am - 10:45am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Each session is themed and playfully uses yoga and imagination to teach early learners social-emotional skills, support cognitive development and enhance creativity. Recommended for ages 3 to 5.

Tue, Jul 09, 10:15am - 11:15am
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Let the concepts from this classic tale jump off the pages into a fun STEM activity! Challenge yourself to build a sturdy bridge for our goat friends to pass over. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Tue, Jul 09, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Learn how to use advanced sort and filter options; apply data validation and other data tools to organize your data.

Wed, Jul 10, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Learn how to apply data subtotals, outlines, data consolidation and conditional formatting to organize your data.

Wed, Jul 10, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Explore the basics of animation while creating your own stop motion movie! Use the Stop Motion Studio app to bring objects to life, add titles, credits, sound, and more.

Wed, Jul 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Become a more informed renter. Explore common issues and pitfalls faced by tenants including rental repair issues, evictions, and scams.

Thu, Jul 11, 10:15am - 10:45am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
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.

Thu, Jul 11, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Get ready for a beautiful and productive garden. Use virtual garden planners to map out plantings, paths and buildings to create your ideal outdoor space.

Thu, Jul 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Learn about different cloud types and the science behind them using hands-on experiments. We will also create a cloud-spotting tool to use all summer when observing the sky! For ages 9-12.

Fri, Jul 12, 10:30am - 11:15am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
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.

Fri, Jul 12, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Program Lightbot to light up its world. Solve puzzles using sequencing, loops and conditions.

Mon, Jul 15, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Chefs aged 5-12 can team up with their grown-ups for a dash of fun and a sprinkle of learning! From mixing up magic to savoring the results, it's a recipe for memories and quality time together.Register

Tue, Jul 16, 10:15am - 10:45am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Each session is themed and playfully uses yoga and imagination to teach early learners social-emotional skills, support cognitive development and enhance creativity. Recommended for ages 3 to 5.

Tue, Jul 16, 10:15am - 11:15am
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Use the crafting materials offered to create a custom bookmark for your summer reading! Recommended for ages 6-12.

Tue, Jul 16, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Identify the basic features and tools to get you started. Learn how to create a presentation by using templates, text, and picture files.

Wed, Jul 17, 10:15am - 11:00am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
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.

Wed, Jul 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Capture your audience attention with a visually compelling presentation. Learn how to insert and customize SmartArt graphics, tables, charts and video.

Wed, Jul 17, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Machines can learn just like us! Explore the ocean while learning how machines can see patterns and predict outcomes.

Wed, Jul 17, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Venture beyond the footpath and take a walk on the wild side! Explore nature through games, activities, and STEAM challenges. Recommended for ages 6-8.

Thu, Jul 18, 10:15am - 10:45am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
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.

Thu, Jul 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Get more precise control over your presentation. Learn how to insert slide transitions, add animations and hyperlinks. Create a customized photo album with simple to use tools.

Thu, Jul 18, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Vision boarding is not just for the new year! Take on the 2nd half of 2024 with your goals all set! Recommended for ages 13 and up.

Fri, Jul 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Get ready to move and dance with this lively and engaging DJ. Challenge yourself to learn new dances and join in on the ones you know. A dance party for everyone to enjoy. Recommended for ages 0-12.

Sat, Jul 20, 10:15am - 11:15am
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Get up and running with computers. Learn how to navigate the computer desktop and how to perform various techniques in manipulating windows using basic mouse and keyboard techniques.

Sat, Jul 20, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Get your computer skills racing. Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer.

Sat, Jul 20, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Level up your crocheting. Learn how to create more open fabric with new stitches. Techniques include chaining up rows, as well as double and half double crochet stitches.