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What Can You Do with a Crayon?

2019-04-30 11:00:00 2019-04-30 12:00:00 America/New_York What Can You Do with a Crayon? Get creative with us and help your child increase important developmental skills using crayons. Recommended for preschoolers. West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center

Tuesday, April 30
11:00am - 12:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-04-30 11:00:00 2019-04-30 12:00:00 America/New_York What Can You Do with a Crayon? Get creative with us and help your child increase important developmental skills using crayons. Recommended for preschoolers. West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center

Get creative with us and help your child increase important developmental skills using crayons. Recommended for preschoolers.

Any person requiring 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.

West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, May 13 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, May 14 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, May 15 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, May 16 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, May 17 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, May 18 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, May 19 1:00PM to 6:00PM

About the branch

LYNX Bus Link 125 Silver Star Rd.
LYNX Bus Link 27 Ocoee / Winter Garden

The construction of the West Oaks Branch was funded by the Library System and a Florida Library Construction Grant.

Genealogy Center Blog

Learn about the Genealogy Collection!

Upcoming events

Sun, May 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
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.

Sun, May 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Enjoy an introduction to the jewelry of India!

Sun, May 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
West Oaks - Children's Area
Let’s celebrate Mo Willems’ one and only Pigeon! Crafts, stories and Pigeon fun for everyone! Recommended for preschoolers.

Mon, May 20, 10:15am - 10:45am
Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Mon, May 20, 10:45am - 11:05am
Sarchet Community Room
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.

Mon, May 20, 11:15am - 11:35am
Sarchet Community Room
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.

Mon, May 20, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
All are welcome to participate meet new people and make friends while playing educational board games and learning about library resources.  

Mon, May 20, 5:15pm - 6:15pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
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.

Mon, May 20, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Get your computer skills racing. Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer.

Tue, May 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Celebrate apple pie in a brand-new way! Registration required. Recommended for preschoolers. Adult participation is required for this event.

Tue, May 21, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Get up and running with your new iPad or iPhone. Learn how to navigate an iPad and iPhone using gestures, install and organize apps, modify general and privacy settings and more.

Tue, May 21, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
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.

Tue, May 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Let’s go with the flow and tour the United States via riverboat. Roll into ports of call and enjoy some of the most amazing cities in America.

Tue, May 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn Internet concepts and terminology. Become familiar with Web browsers while surfing the Web.

Tue, May 21, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Children's Area
Explore the works of Alexander Calder and create your own abstract mobile. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Tue, May 21, 5:15pm - 6:15pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn about search engines and search techniques to help you find exactly what you are looking for on the Web.

Wed, May 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn publication concepts and terminology. Become familiar with the environment and explore pre-defined templates, formatting options and adding business information.

Wed, May 22, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn how to work with master pages, headers and footers, and how to customize your publications. Recommended Audience: Adult

Wed, May 22, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Go on a coding adventure. Help Awbie, the loveable monster, find his animal friends with the use of tangible Osmo coding blocks in this fun game.

Wed, May 22, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Want to trace your family history? Learn tips and tricks on how to find information by exploring the Ancestry Library Edition database offered free at the library. #genealogy

Wed, May 22, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Sarchet Community Room
Join us as we explore how you can use this rich source to expand your family history research and learn more about your ancestors.

Thu, May 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
The GRO oversees civil registration in England and Wales maintaining records of all births, marriages and deaths dating back to 1837. Learn how to utilize this resource in your genealogical research.

Thu, May 23, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
West Oaks - 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.

Thu, May 23, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
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.

Thu, May 23, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Get organized with your iPad or iPhone. Learn to create and edit events, reminders, lists and notes with Calendar, Reminders and Notes apps.

Thu, May 23, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Sarchet Community Room
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Thursday evening.

Fri, May 24, 11:00am - 1:30pm
Sarchet Community Room
Impress your family and friends with this handmade mini tote bag. These make for the perfect gift for any occasion. Age: Adults
This event is full

Fri, May 24, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Sarchet Community Room
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Sat, May 25, 11:30am - 1:00pm
West Oaks - Children's Area
Practice your reading skills by reading aloud to a lovable, furry listener. Be An Angel Therapy Dogs Ministry presents this reading program for children with certified therapy dogs.

Tue, May 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Listen to stories and engage in hands-on science activities to learn about flowers and plants. Recommended for preschoolers.

Tue, May 28, 11:30am - 12:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
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.

Tue, May 28, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
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

Tue, May 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Create a free email account. Learn how to navigate the environment, including the Inbox, the Reading pane, and the Compose area.

Tue, May 28, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Tired of the same old waffles? Taste our twist on this breakfast favorite. Appropriate for upper elementary and tweens. Registration required. Recommended for upper elementary, tweens and teens.
This event is full

Tue, May 28, 5:15pm - 6:15pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn how to compose and send email messages with attachments. Become familiar with replying and forwarding messages.

Wed, May 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn how to use advanced sort and filter options; apply data validation and other data tools to organize your data.

Wed, May 29, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn how to apply data subtotals, outlines, data consolidation and conditional formatting to organize your data.

Wed, May 29, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sarchet Community Room
Make a unique drawstring bag! Use a simple pattern and your imaginations to create a custom drawstring bag for yourself or as a gift.

Wed, May 29, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Sarchet Community Room
Come join us as we discuss techniques you can use to find your ancestors even if they didn't leave a large trail of records behind. 

Thu, May 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Join us as we explore the latest tools Ancestry.com has released to assist you in working with your DNA matches.

Thu, May 30, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Discover how to achieve flawless and smooth skin on your photographs. Work with commonly used tools and techniques to remove blemishes, soften skin and restore an image's texture.

Thu, May 30, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Start knitting today! Learn basic techniques while creating your first project, a colorful bookmark.

Thu, May 30, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Sarchet Community Room
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Thursday evening.

Fri, May 31, 11:00am - 1:30pm
Sarchet Community Room
Would you like to create a stylish pouch that includes a zipper? Come learn how to make one from start to finish in this easy sewing class! Ages: Adults
This event is full

Fri, May 31, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Whether you're a new or experienced Windows user, discover the ins and outs of the latest update of this popular operating system.

Sat, Jun 01, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Scrapbook, journal, cookbook, planner? Bring your creativity and explore all the possibilities of altered books. Feel free to bring embellishments, recipes, or photos to personalize your creation.

Mon, Jun 03, 10:15am - 10:45am
Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Mon, Jun 03, 10:45am - 11:05am
Sarchet Community Room
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.

Mon, Jun 03, 11:15am - 11:35am
Sarchet Community Room
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.

Mon, Jun 03, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
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.

Mon, Jun 03, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
When a friend is bullied, Pancake Pig doesn't know how to help. As it gets worse, Pancake and friends learn the difference between tattling and reporting and how to stand together to stop bullying!

Tue, Jun 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Yoga helps to develop focus and concentration, practice good posture, clear the mind and strengthen the mind–body connection. Recommended for families.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 04, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Sarchet Community Room
Do you have a lot of scraps, but don't know what to do with them? Try this scrap busting project! Ages: Adults

Wed, Jun 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Sarchet Community Room
Journey to the far reaches of outer space! Travel amongst the planets, meet some friendly aliens and even cook up a kitchen comet with our favorite Mad Scientists.

Wed, Jun 05, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Does the idea of sewing a zipper steer you away from projects? Let us help you tackle zippers head-on with confidence!

Wed, Jun 05, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Sarchet Community Room
Each week we will discuss a specific chapter from the book Advanced Genetic Genealogy: Techniques and Case Studies by Debbie Parker Wayne (Editor).

Thu, Jun 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Let's walk through the steps Jill Morelli, CG used in her DNA case study for identifying the unknown father of a woman born in 1920 in Wisconsin.

Thu, Jun 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Sarchet Community Room
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Thursday evening.

Fri, Jun 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
Sarchet Community Room
Bring your kids to meet our local police officers and enjoy a story, cookies, and milk! This series will be a great chance to interact with Ocoee officers in a fun and informative environment.

Fri, Jun 07, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Sarchet Community Room
Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams. This is a 2-part class. Ages: Adults.

Fri, Jun 07, 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Sarchet Community Room
Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams. This is a 2-part class. Ages: Adults.

Sat, Jun 08, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Join in the savings! Become a savvy saver by sharing coupons and savings tips at this monthly meeting.

Sat, Jun 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Treat yourself! Bath bombs are easier to make that you think, join us for a space themed creation that is out of this world. Recommended for tweens and teens.

Sun, Jun 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Join us for an all-levels FREE yoga class! Yoga is a great way to improve the health of your body and mind. Step out of your comfort zone and join us for an experience you won't forget!

Mon, Jun 10, 10:15am - 10:45am
Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Mon, Jun 10, 10:45am - 11:05am
Sarchet Community Room
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.

Mon, Jun 10, 11:15am - 11:35am
Sarchet Community Room
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.

Mon, Jun 10, 11:30am - 12:30pm
West Oaks - 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.

Mon, Jun 10, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Would you like to further explore a topic or idea covered in a class? Come hangout with other kids and dig a little deeper.

Mon, Jun 10, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Celebrate summer with FREE DAPS, a local group of freestyle rappers and improvisers who use hip-hop to create a thrilling, one-of-a-kind musical comedy show every time they perform!

Tue, Jun 11, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Introduce your little one to the wonderful world of languages as we learn Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star in Chinese! Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Tue, Jun 11, 11:30am - 12:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Draw and design your very own three dimensional solid objects using an easy-to-use modeling software.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Kids' who love playing Minecraft will love this class. They will learn to design and draw their very own Minecraft character using 3D modeling software.

Tue, Jun 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
How did ancestors from different parts explain the world around them? How did they explain why it all is?...Stories of course. Hear stories that have been passed down the generations.

Wed, Jun 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Sarchet Community Room
It's time for mayhem with award-winning comedy magician Glen Foster! Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Wed, Jun 12, 11:30am - 12:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Custom design your greeting cards with graphics and text. Become familiar with the Microsoft Publisher environment, explore pre-defined templates and formatting options.

Wed, Jun 12, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Inspire your child to develop a passion for writing. Students will type text and insert graphics into a letter, while recognizing the parts of a letter and using editing tools in Microsoft Word.

Wed, Jun 12, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Sarchet Community Room
Each week we will discuss a specific chapter from the book Advanced Genetic Genealogy: Techniques and Case Studies by Debbie Parker Wayne (Editor).

Thu, Jun 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Join us as we explore how you can use this rich source to expand your family history research and learn more about your ancestors.

Thu, Jun 13, 11:30am - 12:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Ever dreamed of making your own video game? Now you can with The Games Factory 2, it provides everything you need to create cool computer games.

Thu, Jun 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Take your skills even further and learn more about using The Games Factory 2 and make another fun computer game.

Thu, Jun 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Learn answers to question you didn't know you had about outer space and beyond. Enjoy activities and crafts that are out of this world. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Thu, Jun 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Sarchet Community Room
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Thursday evening.

Fri, Jun 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
Sarchet Community Room
Bring your kids to meet our local police officers and enjoy a story, cookies, and milk! This series will be a great chance to interact with Ocoee officers in a fun and informative environment.

Fri, Jun 14, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Impress your family and friends with this handmade mini tote bag. These make for the perfect gift for any occasion. Age: Adults

Sat, Jun 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Get your family moving with this energizing workout class! Learn basic Zumba moves to help you dance your way to fitness. Zumba uses dance aerobics to create a fun workout. Click for more information.

Mon, Jun 17, 10:15am - 10:45am
Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Mon, Jun 17, 10:45am - 11:05am
Sarchet Community Room
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.

Mon, Jun 17, 11:15am - 11:35am
Sarchet Community Room
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.

Mon, Jun 17, 11:30am - 12:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn to code with Dash the robot. Create Path programs with lights, sounds and action. Complete a code challenge by guiding Dash through an obstacle course to the finish line.
This event is full

Mon, Jun 17, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Join the Ready, Set, Code! Club to design and build robots from scratch. Identify a problem, then brainstorm and design a robot to solve it.
This event is full

Mon, Jun 17, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Let your artistic light shine at the library as you recreate Vincent Van Gogh's The Starry Night! Recommended for families.

Tue, Jun 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
What animal has claws, wings, spots and paws? Yours! Learn about animal adaptations and create an animal as unique as you.

Tue, Jun 18, 11:30am - 12:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn to code with Dash the robot. Create Blockly programs with lights, sounds and action. Complete a code challenge by guiding Dash through an obstacle course to the finish line.

Tue, Jun 18, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Join the Ready, Set, Code! Club to design and build robots from scratch. Identify a problem, then brainstorm and design a robot to solve it.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 18, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sarchet Community Room
Looking for an intermediate sewing project? These coasters will challenge your skills, based on the hexagon quilt block design. Makes great gifts for many occasions. Ages: Aduts