close
Font size options
Increase or decrease the font size for this website by clicking on the 'A's.
Contrast options
Choose a colour combintion to give he most comfortable contrast.

Toddler Time

2019-01-24 10:45:00 2019-01-24 11:10:00 America/New_York Toddler Time The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group. Designed especially for toddlers. Southwest Branch

Thursday, January 24
10:45am - 11:10am

Add to Calendar 2019-01-24 10:45:00 2019-01-24 11:10:00 America/New_York Toddler Time The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group. Designed especially for toddlers. Southwest Branch

The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group. Designed especially for toddlers.

Toddler Time lasts approximately 20 minutes.

Any person requiring special accommodations to participate in any class or event due to a disability may arrange for accommodations by contacting the location at which the event is held at least seven days prior to the event.

TAGS: | Storytime |

Southwest Branch

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Aug 19 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Aug 20 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Aug 21 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Aug 22 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Aug 23 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Aug 24 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Aug 25 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

Fri, Aug 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Help your child learn by playing as we weave early literacy practices into fun interactive stories, songs, rhythm and dance. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Fri, Aug 23, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
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.

Sat, Aug 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
ESOL Conversational English workshop at Southwest Library.

Mon, Aug 26, 10:30am - 11:15am
Share your love for our forever friends with stories and activities. Plush puppies are welcome. Recommended for toddlers.

Mon, Aug 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom
Contribute your talents to the annual Yarnfiti Community Art Project. Join us in crafting a coral reef seascape. Learn how to knit seashell coasters while learning new techniques.

Mon, Aug 26, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Technology Classroom
Make universal style changes to all slides in your presentation. Learn how to customize a theme and to format slides through the slide master.

Mon, Aug 26, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Get together with other teens to talk about school and other issues while participating in fun activities to help you relax, de-stress, learn new life skills and become a better you.

Tue, Aug 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom
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.
This event is full

Tue, Aug 27, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Technology Classroom
Design professional-looking stationery using Adobe Illustrator. Create and arrange text and image assets and use masks, transparency, and blending modes to create eye-catching designs.
This event is full

Tue, Aug 27, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Technology Classroom
During this 4-week program, students will meet once each week to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Aug 27, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Join the Southwest Book Club to discuss this month's selection Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover.

Wed, Aug 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
Encourage your baby’s movement and hand-eye coordination by exploring shapes, shakers and sounds. Recommended for babies.

Wed, Aug 28, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Technology Classroom
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
This event is full

Wed, Aug 28, 11:00am - 11:30am
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends.

Wed, Aug 28, 12:15pm - 1:45pm
Technology Classroom
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.
This event is full

Wed, Aug 28, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Drop in for a game of chess at the library. Chess sets are available for play and rule sheets are provided. All ages.

Thu, Aug 29, 10:15am - 10:40am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Thu, Aug 29, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Thu, Aug 29, 10:45am - 11:10am
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Thu, Aug 29, 11:15am - 11:40am
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Thu, Aug 29, 11:45am - 12:00pm
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, Aug 29, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Technology Classroom
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult
This event is full

Thu, Aug 29, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Orange County Property Appraiser 2018 Exemption Satellite Office. For more information on what documents to bring with you, call the property appraiser's Customer Service line at 407-836-5044.

Thu, Aug 29, 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Technology Classroom
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.
This event is full

Thu, Aug 29, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Fri, Aug 30, 10:30am - 11:15am
Square! Circle! Triangle! We invite you to explore shapes with STEAM -based learning. Recommended for preschoolers.

Fri, Aug 30, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
Move your documents online. Learn how to collaborate, share, and access your files from anywhere with Google Docs, a free word processing application from Google.
This event is full

Sat, Aug 31, 10:30am - 11:30am
Enjoy a storytime and craft program filled with fun for the whole family right in your own neighborhood! Visit the: Waterleigh Community Clubhouse 16150 Pebble Bluff Loop Winter Garden, FL 34787

Sat, Aug 31, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
ESOL Conversational English workshop at Southwest Library.

Tue, Sep 03, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom
Create polished documents in Microsoft Word. Navigate the Word user interface and apply basic word processing techniques to create a formatted letter.

Tue, Sep 03, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Technology Classroom
Add style to your documents. Impact your readers with images, text boxes and Smart Art. Ensure readability with basic review tools.

Tue, Sep 03, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Technology Classroom
Organize information in your documents. Insert and format tables to display and calculate data.

Tue, Sep 03, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Technology Classroom
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.

Tue, Sep 03, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Technology Classroom
During this 4-week program, students will meet once each week to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview.

Wed, Sep 04, 10:30am - 12:00pm
National Coffee Day is September 29 and to celebrate we will be designing personalized coffee mugs. Panera Bread will provide free coffee! All supplies provided. Registration required. For ages 18+
This event is full

Wed, Sep 04, 10:30am - 10:45am
Using rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more, we will be interacting together to help develop important pre-literacy skills in our littlest ones! Recommended for babies.

Wed, Sep 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom
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.

Wed, Sep 04, 10:45am - 11:00am
A Spanish immersion Mother Goose on the Loose with interactive songs, rhymes and activities to grow your baby's early literacy and Spanish skills! Recommended for babies.

Wed, Sep 04, 11:00am - 11:30am
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends.

Wed, Sep 04, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Technology Classroom
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.

Wed, Sep 04, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Drop in for a game of chess at the library. Chess sets are available for play and rule sheets are provided. All ages.

Thu, Sep 05, 10:15am - 10:40am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Thu, Sep 05, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Thu, Sep 05, 10:45am - 11:10am
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Thu, Sep 05, 11:15am - 11:40am
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Thu, Sep 05, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Technology Classroom
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.

Thu, Sep 05, 11:45am - 12:00pm
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, Sep 05, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Technology Classroom
Learn how to use advanced sort and filter options; apply data validation and other data tools to organize your data.

Thu, Sep 05, 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Technology Classroom
Learn how to apply data subtotals, outlines, data consolidation and conditional formatting to organize your data.

Thu, Sep 05, 4:45pm - 6:00pm
Learn and practice English and Meditation at the same time.

Fri, Sep 06, 10:30am - 11:15am
Dino time is near; let's give a roaring cheer! We are off on a dinosaur adventure using stories and activities while experiencing a good time together! Recommended for preschoolers.

Fri, Sep 06, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Technology Classroom
Share your recipes or travels with others by starting your own blog. Learn to add content, images and video to a post. Change the appearance of your blog with simple theme tools.

Fri, Sep 06, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Technology Classroom
Learn how to build your own website. Start with WordPress, which offers lots of options for skinning your site the way you want it.

Sat, Sep 07, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Reading Area
Practice conversational English with other new English speakers to build confidence. Led by a certified instructor with the Adult Literacy League. No registration needed.

Mon, Sep 09, 10:30am - 11:15am
Bring your teddy bear to the library! Interact with your teddy through stories, songs and rhymes for a one-of-a-kind story time! Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Mon, Sep 09, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
Learn how to basic Entrelac while practicing pattern reading and basic knitting techniques.

Mon, Sep 09, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us for math, science, history, art and literature-based learning to support your homeschool curriculum. Recommended for upper elementary.

Mon, Sep 09, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Technology Classroom
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Mon, Sep 09, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Get together with other teens to talk about school and other issues while participating in fun activities to help you relax, de-stress, learn new life skills and become a better you.

Mon, Sep 09, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Technology Classroom
Design eye-catching graphics using Adobe Illustrator. Create and arrange assets and use common design techniques and editing tools to create artwork as well as manage objects and layers.

Tue, Sep 10, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Technology Classroom
Contact your mailing list with ease. Use the mail merge wizard to create personalized letters and emails.

Tue, Sep 10, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Technology Classroom
During this 4-week program, students will meet once each week to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview.

Tue, Sep 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Promote well-being through mindfulness meditation. For beginners to advanced. Ages 13+ Lucia Beninati, M.S., C.C., instructor. Registration preferred; walk-ins welcome. Chairs provided.

Wed, Sep 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
Read! Learn! Play! Introduce your baby to important literacy practices that encourage learning and developmental growth. Recommended for babies.

Wed, Sep 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom
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.

Wed, Sep 11, 11:00am - 11:30am
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends.

Wed, Sep 11, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Technology Classroom
Applying blending modes to image layers to quickly fix problems with exposure, shadows and highlights. Learn to use blending modes to generate artistic and creative effects on photos.

Wed, Sep 11, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Drop in for a game of chess at the library. Chess sets are available for play and rule sheets are provided. All ages.

Thu, Sep 12, 10:15am - 10:40am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Thu, Sep 12, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Thu, Sep 12, 10:45am - 11:10am
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Thu, Sep 12, 11:15am - 11:40am
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Thu, Sep 12, 11:45am - 12:00pm
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, Sep 12, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Technology Classroom
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.

Thu, Sep 12, 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Technology Classroom
Automate everyday tasks with macros. Record data entry and formatting. Insert and modify objects to run macros without coding.

Fri, Sep 13, 10:30am - 11:15am
Learn the alphabet with exciting stories and fun activities. Recommended for preschool.

Fri, Sep 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom
Learn publication concepts and terminology. Become familiar with the environment and explore pre-defined templates, formatting options and adding business information.

Fri, Sep 13, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Technology Classroom
Learn how to work with master pages, headers and footers, and how to customize your publications. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sat, Sep 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Practice conversational English with other new English speakers to build confidence. Led by a certified instructor with the Adult Literacy League. No registration needed.

Mon, Sep 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Help your child with their motor development skills in this interactive bubble class. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Mon, Sep 16, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
Learn how to basic Entrelac while practicing pattern reading and basic knitting techniques.

Mon, Sep 16, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us for hands-on learning to support your homeschool curriculum in the areas of science, math, history, art and literature. recommended for lower elementary.

Mon, Sep 16, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Technology Classroom
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Mon, Sep 16, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Celebrate Mexican Independence Day and the start of Hispanic Heritage Month by creating your own craft honoring Mexican folk art. Recommended for tweens and teens.

Mon, Sep 16, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Technology Classroom
This three-part series is designed to introduce children to basic computer skills early and set them on a path for success in school. This is a “Mommy or Daddy and Me” event.

Tue, Sep 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom
Identify the basic features and tools to get you started. Learn how to create a presentation by using templates, text, and picture files.

Tue, Sep 17, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Technology Classroom
Capture your audience attention with a visually compelling presentation. Learn how to insert and customize SmartArt graphics, tables, charts and video.

Tue, Sep 17, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Technology Classroom
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.

Tue, Sep 17, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Technology Classroom
Make universal style changes to all slides in your presentation. Learn how to customize a theme and to format slides through the slide master.

Tue, Sep 17, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Technology Classroom
During this 4-week program, students will meet once each week to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview.

Tue, Sep 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Southwest - Ask at Desk
Join Chef Emily Roy from Publix Aprons on a culinary journey as she demonstrates how to make Goat Cheese Croquette and Raspberry Preserves. Seating is limited; registration is required.

Wed, Sep 18, 10:30am - 10:45am
Using rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more, we will be interacting together to help develop important pre-literacy skills in our littlest ones! Recommended for babies.

Wed, Sep 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom
Edit your video faster and more accurately with Adobe Premiere. Split and trim video clips with precision directly in the Timeline. Add built-in effects, transitions, and titles to your film.

Wed, Sep 18, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Bring your own craft project and supplies. Chat and meet new people while you work on your craft or be inspired to learn a new one! 18 years and up.

Wed, Sep 18, 10:45am - 11:00am
A Spanish immersion Mother Goose on the Loose with interactive songs, rhymes and activities to grow your baby's early literacy and Spanish skills! Recommended for babies.

Wed, Sep 18, 11:00am - 11:30am
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends.

Wed, Sep 18, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Technology Classroom
Edit your video faster and more accurately with Adobe Premiere. Split and trim video clips with precision directly in the Timeline. Add built-in effects, transitions, and titles to your film.

Wed, Sep 18, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Technology Classroom
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.

Wed, Sep 18, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Drop in for a game of chess at the library. Chess sets are available for play and rule sheets are provided. All ages.

Wed, Sep 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Technology Classroom
Create polished documents in Microsoft Word. Navigate the Word user interface and apply basic word processing techniques to create a formatted letter.

Wed, Sep 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Reading Area
Join us for structured writing time and light refreshments in our reading area. Writers of all types and levels are encouraged to attend.

Thu, Sep 19, 10:15am - 10:40am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Thu, Sep 19, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Thu, Sep 19, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Technology Classroom
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.

Thu, Sep 19, 10:45am - 11:10am
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Thu, Sep 19, 11:15am - 11:40am
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Thu, Sep 19, 11:45am - 12:00pm
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, Sep 19, 12:15pm - 1:45pm
Technology Classroom
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items. Recommended Audience: Adult

Fri, Sep 20, 10:30am - 11:15am
Sing, dance and learn your way through the alphabet and numbers with interact stories and activities inspired by Plaza Sésamo!. Recommended for toddler and preschoolers.

Fri, Sep 20, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Technology Classroom
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.

Fri, Sep 20, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Technology Classroom
Learn how to properly place your hands on the keyboard and enhance your typing skills by using the Web-based TypingMaster program.

Fri, Sep 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Decorate a sweet treat with a local veteran. Learn more about their time serving our country while sharing this treat together. Registration is required and all ages are welcome.

Sat, Sep 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Southwest - Ask at Desk
Watch Mark Alan amaze and amuse you with magical fun for kids of all ages! Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Sat, Sep 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Enjoy a program filled with fun for the whole family right in your own neighborhood! Visit the: Waterleigh Community Clubhouse 16150 Pebble Bluff Loop Winter Garden, FL 34787

Sat, Sep 21, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Use soft pastels to create portrait of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo based on a rendering by Xiomara Aleksic. Materials provided. No art experience needed. Suggested donation - $20.00. For ages 18+.
Registration opens Tuesday, September 3 2019 at 8:00am

Sat, Sep 21, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Reading Area
Practice conversational English with other new English speakers to build confidence. Led by a certified instructor with the Adult Literacy League. No registration needed.