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Pajama Party

2019-06-03 18:00:00 2019-06-03 19:00:00 America/New_York Pajama Party Put on your pjs and join us for a nighttime story time! Enjoy stories and songs for the whole family! Alafaya Branch

Monday, June 03
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-06-03 18:00:00 2019-06-03 19:00:00 America/New_York Pajama Party Put on your pjs and join us for a nighttime story time! Enjoy stories and songs for the whole family! Alafaya Branch

Alafaya Branch

Alafaya - Ask at Desk Internal

Put on your pjs and join us for a nighttime story time! Enjoy stories and songs for the whole family!

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.

Alafaya Branch

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Sep 16 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Sep 17 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Sep 18 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Sep 19 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Sep 20 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Sep 21 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Sep 22 1:00PM to 6:00PM

About the branch

LYNX Bus Link 104 East Colonial

 

The Alafaya Branch has a long history of providing library services to the East Orange County community. The branch originally opened in 1965 as the Azalea Park branch, situated on Lake Barton Road. From the 1970s through the 1990s the branch provided library services from shopping center locations. Ground was broken in January 1999 for a new branch, designed to be the prototype branch for future Orange County Library System branches. Opened on February 1, 2000, the Alafaya branch was funded by a Florida Library Construction Grant.

Upcoming events

Mon, Sep 16, 10:30am - 11:30am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Do you like singing in the rain? How about dancing in the wind? Explore some of the sights and sounds of weather. Recommended for preschoolers.
Registration is now closed

Mon, Sep 16, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Discover the maker in you as we complete challenges, STEM projects and experiments. Recommended for upper elementary, tweens and teens. Registration required.
Registration is now closed

Mon, Sep 16, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
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

Mon, Sep 16, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Sep 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Science! Technology! Engineering! Art! Math! Playground! Explore basic STEAM concepts through active play. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Tue, Sep 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Learn how to use advanced sort and filter options; apply data validation and other data tools to organize your data.

Tue, Sep 17, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Learn how to apply data subtotals, outlines, data consolidation and conditional formatting to organize your data.

Tue, Sep 17, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Increase your knitting skills. Shape your knitting with increase and decrease stitches.

Tue, Sep 17, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Come practice your English speaking skills during Alafaya's English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed!

Tue, Sep 17, 7:45pm - 8:30pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Join us for our weekly knitting and crochet club. All ages and levels are welcome. Please bring your own yarn and needles.

Wed, Sep 18, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Explore and learn English (ESOL) or the language of your choice in an open lab environment. Learn and practice using one of the available programs. #ellis#esol #esl

Wed, Sep 18, 10:00am - 7:00pm
Alafaya - Ask at Desk Internal
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services.

Wed, Sep 18, 10:15am - 10:45am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
My Gym Mobile Mommy & Me is a parent participation class that combines music, movement, and basic gymnastic skills. We make fitness FUN!
This event is full

Wed, Sep 18, 11:00am - 11:45am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
My Gym Mobile Fun & Fitness is a parent participation class that combines music, movement, games/relays, and basic gymnastic skills. We make fitness FUN!

Wed, Sep 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
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.

Wed, Sep 18, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Join the Ready, Set, Code! club to design your own mobile apps from scratch. Create your own app from wireframing your idea to presenting your prototype.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Sep 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Identify the basic features and tools to get you started. Learn how to create a presentation by using templates, text, and picture files.
This event is full

Wed, Sep 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
The Alafaya Book Club's September selection is "More Than Words" by Jill Santopolo.

Wed, Sep 18, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Capture your audience attention with a visually compelling presentation. Learn how to insert and customize SmartArt graphics, tables, charts and video.

Thu, Sep 19, 10:15am - 10:40am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
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, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.
This event is full

Thu, Sep 19, 10:45am - 11:10am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
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, 11:15am - 11:45am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
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, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
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.

Thu, Sep 19, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Fill in a magic coloring page and watch your picture come to life. Use an awesome app called Quiver to interact with the page and even play games using a smart device - that's augmented reality!

Thu, Sep 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
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, Sep 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
A series bible is a document used to track information on a series' characters and world-building elements. Author Kerry Evelyn will demonstrate how to create and use one. Registration Required.

Thu, Sep 19, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Make universal style changes to all slides in your presentation. Learn how to customize a theme and to format slides through the slide master.

Fri, Sep 20, 10:15am - 10:40am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
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.

Fri, Sep 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Learn about search engines and search techniques to help you find exactly what you are looking for on the Web.

Fri, Sep 20, 10:45am - 11:10am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Fri, Sep 20, 11:15am - 11:40am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
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.

Fri, Sep 20, 11:45am - 12:10pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Fri, Sep 20, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Want to expand your skills? Learn how to layout Web pages using HTML5 tags. In this class, learn how to create a header, footer and different sections in a Web page.

Canceled
Fri, Sep 20, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Writing for Beginners is designed to introduce learners to the basics of English grammar by focusing on the parts of speech, the organization of sentences, and vocabulary building.

Fri, Sep 20, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Learn basic Web design processes and terminology and how to create a simple Web page using HTML tags.

Sat, Sep 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Create awesome photo mash-ups in Adobe Photoshop! Learn how to use basic tools, brushes, and the concepts of layers and background removal.

Sat, Sep 21, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
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.

Sat, Sep 21, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sun, Sep 22, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
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

Sun, Sep 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Enjoy a lively performance of Spanish folk dances by Alborea Dances in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

Sun, Sep 22, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
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.

Sun, Sep 22, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Speaking Clearly is a pronunciation class for beginners designed to introduce learners to the basics of the sounds of English for pronunciation.

Mon, Sep 23, 10:30am - 11:30am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Get unplugged and join the fun of learning through play with sensory toys. Recommended for babies and toddlers.

Mon, Sep 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Enjoy easy-to-make snacks to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Recommended for upper elementary, tweens and teens. Space is limited. Registration required.

Mon, Sep 23, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
During this 4-week program, students will meet once each week to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview.
This event is full

Mon, Sep 23, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Tue, Sep 24, 10:15am - 12:15pm
Alafaya - Ask at Desk Internal
3 out of 4 car seats are installed & used incorrectly! Certified Technicians from Safe Kids Orange County will be available to check your car seat on a first come, first serve basis.

Tue, Sep 24, 10:30am - 11:30am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
You don't need a white coat and a fancy lab to be a scientist. You already have all you need: your brain and amazing senses! Recommended for preschoolers.

Tue, Sep 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Display your data in stunning charts and graphs. Insert recommended and custom charts. Edit chart data, elements and styles.

Tue, Sep 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Inviting all homeschoolers to join us for a learning adventure! Registration required. Ages 8–15.

Tue, Sep 24, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Create stunning interactive reports for presentations and analysis. Use Power View Reports to insert data tables, charts and maps onto a seamless canvas.

Tue, Sep 24, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
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.

Tue, Sep 24, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Come practice your English speaking skills during Alafaya's English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed!

Tue, Sep 24, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
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.

Wed, Sep 25, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Explore and learn English (ESOL) or the language of your choice in an open lab environment. Learn and practice using one of the available programs. #ellis#esol #esl

Wed, Sep 25, 10:00am - 7:00pm
Alafaya - Ask at Desk Internal
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services.

Wed, Sep 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Join us for a musical morning where we'll shake and shimmy, move and groove and play along with our favorite songs! Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Wed, Sep 25, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Create a program with Python, an easy to learn programming language. Assign variables, input data and develop calculations to make an interactive application.

Wed, Sep 25, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Join the Ready, Set, Code! club to design your own mobile apps from scratch. Create your own app from wireframing your idea to presenting your prototype.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Sep 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Craft together as a family! Registration required for each family member. Recommended for families with children 5 and up.

Wed, Sep 25, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Este seminario diseñado para negocios incluye información sobre cómo comenzar y los primeros pasos esenciales para que cualquier negocio sea exitoso.Se requiere registro.Class is presented in Spanish.

Wed, Sep 25, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Learn how to build a website that responds and adapts to the size of the screen through the use of responsive HTML5 and CSS code.

Thu, Sep 26, 10:15am - 10:40am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
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 26, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.
This event is full

Thu, Sep 26, 10:45am - 11:10am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
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 26, 11:15am - 11:45am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
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 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Make photos pop with black and white effects. Learn multiple ways to convert photos to black and white, apply adjustment layers and create enhancing effects.

Thu, Sep 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Who wants to go on a safari with Microsoft PowerPoint? Use the mouse to form wild combinations of animals while learning how to create a basic presentation and view your slideshow masterpiece.

Thu, Sep 26, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Come be a hero with games, trivia, crafts, prizes and of course discussion of your favorite anime and manga.

Fri, Sep 27, 10:15am - 10:40am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
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.

Fri, Sep 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Take your first steps into the world of computing. Discover the essential parts of and types of computers, as well as the basics of using a computer for the first time.

Fri, Sep 27, 10:45am - 11:10am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Fri, Sep 27, 11:15am - 11:40am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
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.

Fri, Sep 27, 11:45am - 12:10pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Fri, Sep 27, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Want to display data properly on your web page? Learn how to build a responsive table to showcase your data.

Fri, Sep 27, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Do you want to interact with your users? Learn how to create an interactive form to collect data from your site visitors.

Sat, Sep 28, 10:30am - 11:30am
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Bring your ideas to life. Draw and animate shapes in Microsoft PowerPoint. Combine shapes into pictures, then use simple formatting, transition and animation tools.

Sat, Sep 28, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Alafaya - Ask at Desk Internal
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.

Sat, Sep 28, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
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.

Sat, Sep 28, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Customize your Web pages using CSS. Learn how to add functionality such as Google Maps CSS Hovers and Transitions into Web pages.

Sun, Sep 29, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Alafaya - Ask at Desk Internal
Join us this week to learn how to double crochet and make "not your Granny's" crochet square!

Sun, Sep 29, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Speaking Clearly is a pronunciation class for beginners designed to introduce learners to the basics of the sounds of English for pronunciation.

Mon, Sep 30, 10:30am - 11:30am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
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.

Mon, Sep 30, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
During this 4-week program, students will meet once each week to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview.
This event is full

Mon, Sep 30, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Tue, Oct 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Practice the alphabet with exciting stories and fun activities. Recommended for preschool.

Tue, Oct 01, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Come practice your English speaking skills during Alafaya's English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed!

Wed, Oct 02, 10:00am - 7:00pm
Alafaya - Ask at Desk Internal
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services.

Wed, Oct 02, 10:15am - 10:45am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Help your child with their motor development skills in this interactive bubble class. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Wed, Oct 02, 10:45am - 11:15am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Help your child with their motor development skills in this interactive bubble class. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Wed, Oct 02, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Join the Ready, Set, Code! club to design your own mobile apps from scratch. Create your own app from wireframing your idea to presenting your prototype.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Oct 02, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Alafaya - Ask at Desk Internal
Arts and crafts aren't just for kids! Release your inner child and come to adult crafting. This month, join us to make dia de los muertos pumpkins. Registration required. Ages 18 and up.

Thu, Oct 03, 10:15am - 10:40am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
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, Oct 03, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Thu, Oct 03, 10:45am - 11:10am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
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, Oct 03, 11:15am - 11:45am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
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, Oct 03, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Come one, come all and join the Kingdom of Board-om as we explore both classic board games and the cutting edge of current gaming at the Alafaya library. All ages welcome.

Fri, Oct 04, 10:45am - 11:10am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Fri, Oct 04, 11:15am - 11:40am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
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.

Fri, Oct 04, 11:45am - 12:10pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Fri, Oct 04, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Meet to explore exciting topics in math such as Mobius strips, giant polyhedra, flexagons, fractals and logic puzzles. After an activity and group discussion we will play math games together!

Sat, Oct 05, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Le invitamos a Talleres de Bienvenida, una serie de talleres diseñados para darle la bienvenida a personas de habla hispana que se han mudado a la Florida Central. This class is presented in Spanish.

Sat, Oct 05, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Knit your first pair of toe-up slipper socks. Socks knit with worsted weight yarn are perfect for lounging. Learn how to cast on and knit with double-pointed needles and make an afterthought heel.

Sat, Oct 05, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Get ready, get set and apply! Learn the ins and outs of completing the Common Application, as well as how to write resumes and request recommendations.

Sun, Oct 06, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Speaking Clearly is a pronunciation class for beginners. The class is designed to introduce learners to the basics of the sounds of English for pronunciation.

Mon, Oct 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
The air is crisp, the apples are ripe, a fall gathering sounds just about right! Bring your little one and meet up with your friends for a baby storytime and autumn fun. Recommended for babies.

Mon, Oct 07, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Try out new drawing techniques each month and experiment with your fellow artists! Recommended for upper elementary, tweens and teens. Space is limited. Registration required.

Mon, Oct 07, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
During this 4-week program, students will meet once each week to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview.

Mon, Oct 07, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Alafaya - Ask at Desk Internal
Put on your pjs and join us for a nighttime story time! Enjoy stories and songs for the whole family!

Mon, Oct 07, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Tue, Oct 08, 10:30am - 11:30am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Enjoy a story, video and crafts featuring PBS characters. This month we'll Meet the Helpers and honor National Fire Prevention Week. Session recorded for research purposes. Recommended preschoolers.

Tue, Oct 08, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Come practice your English speaking skills during Alafaya's English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed!

Wed, Oct 09, 10:00am - 7:00pm
Alafaya - Ask at Desk Internal
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services.

Wed, Oct 09, 10:30am - 11:30am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Join us for a brief sing-a-long to familiar songs along with live guitar for you and your toddler.

Wed, Oct 09, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Join the Ready, Set, Code! club to design your own mobile apps from scratch. Create your own app from wireframing your idea to presenting your prototype.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Oct 10, 10:15am - 10:40am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
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, Oct 10, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Thu, Oct 10, 10:45am - 11:10am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
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, Oct 10, 11:15am - 11:45am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
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, Oct 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Pilot real drones in Drone Zone. Complete in races and fly drones through obstacle course challenges.
This event is full

Thu, Oct 10, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
The Alafaya Book Club's October selection is "Purple Hibiscus" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

Fri, Oct 11, 10:45am - 11:10am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Fri, Oct 11, 11:15am - 11:40am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
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.

Fri, Oct 11, 11:45am - 12:10pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Fri, Oct 11, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Join us to play some fun board and card games! Bring your own games to share or play some of our games. Parents are welcome to play games too and must stay with their kids throughout the meeting.

Sat, Oct 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
UCF Professor Dr. Beatriz Reyes Foster celebrates the Mexican day of rememberance Día de los Muertos! Learn about the history, art, and cultural importance of this often misunderstood holiday.

Sat, Oct 12, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Knit your first pair of toe-up slipper socks. Socks knit with worsted weight yarn are perfect for lounging. Learn how to cast on and knit with double-pointed needles and make an afterthought heel.

Sat, Oct 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Wear your favorite Halloween costume and join us for a ghoulish good time with creepy crafts, spooky stories, and more! Recommended for preschoolers, lower and upper elementary.

Sat, Oct 12, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Join us to make your favorite character from Toy Story 4! This time, give him a festive Halloween costume!

Sun, Oct 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with internationally touring family musician and teaching artist, Alina Celeste as she combines classic folk songs with simple and melodic original tunes!

Sun, Oct 13, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Speaking Clearly is a pronunciation class for beginners. The class is designed to introduce learners to the basics of the sounds of English for pronunciation.

Mon, Oct 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Celebrate your creativity! You’ll enjoy stories and songs in Spanish and English while expressing yourself through art in the style of Frida Kahlo. Recommended for preschoolers.

Mon, Oct 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Different building challenges each month, using things like Lego, K'Nex, Keva blocks, and more! Recommended for upper elementary, tweens and teens. Space is limited. Registration required.

Mon, Oct 14, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
During this 4-week program, students will meet once each week to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview.

Mon, Oct 14, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Tue, Oct 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Science! Technology! Engineering! Art! Math! Playground! Explore basic STEAM concepts through active play. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Tue, Oct 15, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Come practice your English speaking skills during Alafaya's English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed!

Wed, Oct 16, 10:00am - 7:00pm
Alafaya - Ask at Desk Internal
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services.

Wed, Oct 16, 10:15am - 10:45am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
My Gym Mobile Mommy & Me is a parent participation class that combines music, movement, and basic gymnastic skills. We make fitness FUN!
This event is full

Wed, Oct 16, 11:00am - 11:45am
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
My Gym Mobile Fun & Fitness is a parent participation class that combines music, movement, games/relays, and basic gymnastic skills. We make fitness FUN!

Wed, Oct 16, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Join the Ready, Set, Code! club to design your own mobile apps from scratch. Create your own app from wireframing your idea to presenting your prototype.
Registration is now closed