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Mexican Danza

2019-10-05 11:00:00 2019-10-05 12:00:00 America/New_York Mexican Danza Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a Mexican Folkloric Dance performance. Enjoy colorful costumes and traditional Mexican music. West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center

Saturday, October 05
11:00am - 12:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-10-05 11:00:00 2019-10-05 12:00:00 America/New_York Mexican Danza Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a Mexican Folkloric Dance performance. Enjoy colorful costumes and traditional Mexican music. West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a Mexican Folkloric Dance performance. Enjoy colorful costumes and traditional Mexican music.

West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Oct 14 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Oct 15 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Oct 16 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Oct 17 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Oct 18 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Oct 19 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Oct 20 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

Wed, Oct 16, 10:30am - 12:30pm
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!
This event is full

Wed, Oct 16, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Step up your zippered project game! We're taking on a harder approach to sewing zippers.
This event is full

Wed, Oct 16, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Sarchet Community Room
This week we will study and discuss Chapters 7 through 12 in The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy (Second Edition) by Blaine T. Bettinger.

Thu, Oct 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Discover what type of information is contained in these records, how to access them, and how they can help enhance your family history research.

Thu, Oct 17, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Sarchet Community Room
Travel to space with Professor DoDad and discover the solar system, space travel, gravity, stars and so much more with experiments, original music, learning and laughs!

Thu, Oct 17, 2:45pm - 3:45pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
A casual learning experience where students are introduced to different types of technology, computer programs, and web games.

Thu, Oct 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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.

Thu, Oct 17, 5:15pm - 6:15pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Join the community of online video viewers and makers! Learn how to search for videos via YouTube's trending feature, video metadata, and more.

Thu, Oct 17, 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Sarchet Community Room
Writing Clearly Intermediate is a grammar and writing course focusing on grammar and complex ideas, including sentence structures, phrases, and vocabulary building.

Fri, Oct 18, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Sarchet Community Room
We're making a basic ball plush! Curves and patterns are what this class is all about. Make sure you bring your fabric.
This event is full

Fri, Oct 18, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
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.
This event is full

Sat, Oct 19, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Sarchet Community Room
The Vocational Academy of Makeup & Prosthetics (VAMP) go over the essentials of horror makeup. Create ghastly injuries & take your costume to the next level. This event is for adults 18 and older.

Sat, Oct 19, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Sarchet Community Room
Scrapbook, journal, planner? Bring your creativity and explore the possibilities of altered books. All materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own embellishments to add to your book.

Sun, Oct 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Join us for an all-levels FREE yoga class! All ages, experience levels, and body types welcome, including those with limited mobility. Yoga is a great way to improve the health of your body and mind.

Mon, Oct 21, 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, Oct 21, 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, Oct 21, 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, Oct 21, 12:45pm - 1:45pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn how to create a flowchart to show the sequence of actions within a process of a project or an organizational chart by using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Mon, Oct 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Organize information in your documents. Insert and format tables to display and calculate data.

Mon, Oct 21, 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, Oct 21, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
West Oaks - 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.

Mon, Oct 21, 4:30pm - 6:15pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Have a great time knitting or crocheting while mingling with other Central Florida fiber artists. Be sure to bring your work in progress, yarn and tools. All levels are welcome.

Mon, Oct 21, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
This 4 week series will prepare you to become a U.S. citizen. Learn everything you'll need to know to pass the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview.

Tue, Oct 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn how to use advanced sort and filter options; apply data validation and other data tools to organize your data.

Tue, Oct 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Eek a spider! Don’t be scared. Join us for not-so-creepy, crawly crafts and stories about our eight-legged friends. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Tue, Oct 22, 11:45am - 12:45pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn how to apply data subtotals, outlines, data consolidation and conditional formatting to organize your data.

Tue, Oct 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
West Oaks - 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.

Tue, Oct 22, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
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.

Tue, Oct 22, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice. A certified instructor with A.L.L. will facilitate. Presented in partnership between OCLS & the Adult Literacy League, Inc.

Wed, Oct 23, 10:30am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - 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.

Wed, Oct 23, 12:15pm - 1:45pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items. Recommended Audience: Adult

Wed, Oct 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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, Oct 23, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Sarchet Community Room
Enjoy this fun interactive session where you will learn online research strategies that will help you to locate your ancestors in online sources.

Thu, Oct 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Military records have been created throughout our history regardless of whether or not there was a war being waged. Come learn how these records can help you to uncover information on your ancestor.

Thu, Oct 24, 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Sarchet Community Room
Writing Clearly Intermediate is a grammar and writing course focusing on grammar and complex ideas, including sentence structures, phrases, and vocabulary building.

Sat, Oct 26, 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.

Sat, Oct 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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.

Sun, Oct 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Don't get spooked by our Halloween friends, get wrapped up in fun with them instead! Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Mon, Oct 28, 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, Oct 28, 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, Oct 28, 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, Oct 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

Mon, Oct 28, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
This 4 week series will prepare you to become a U.S. citizen. Learn everything you'll need to know to pass the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview.

Tue, Oct 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Mix and mash along with the monsters for a Halloween-themed treat. Registration required. Recommended for preschoolers.

Tue, Oct 29, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Bring your resume to the top of the pile. Learn how to plan, create, and format a professional-looking resume using built-in templates in Microsoft Word and library resources.

Tue, Oct 29, 1:45pm - 2:45pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Give your job application a big boost Learn how to create and format professional cover and thank you letters using built-in templates in Microsoft Word.

Tue, Oct 29, 2:45pm - 3:45pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Are you stuck on a your resume? Need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to assist you in this open lab.

Tue, Oct 29, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Can you build a strong, stable structure using only triangles? Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Tue, Oct 29, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice. A certified instructor with A.L.L. will facilitate. Presented in partnership between OCLS & the Adult Literacy League, Inc.

Wed, Oct 30, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Sarchet Community Room
Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams.
This event is full

Wed, Oct 30, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Fleece blankets are extra cozy and they make great gifts. They're also easy to make!
This event is full

Wed, Oct 30, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Sarchet Community Room
Tombstone iconography and burial practices reflect the attitudes towards death held by early Americans. Learn how religious beliefs and family patterns of a society are reflected in burying customs.

Thu, Oct 31, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
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.

Thu, Oct 31, 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Sarchet Community Room
Writing Clearly Intermediate is a grammar and writing course focusing on grammar and complex ideas, including sentence structures, phrases, and vocabulary building.

Fri, Nov 01, All day
In honor of Native American month, the West Oaks Branch Library hosts: Understanding Our Indian Neighbor, by artist Levi Black Bear, a Sioux Indian born in 1899.

Sat, Nov 02, All day
In honor of Native American month, the West Oaks Branch Library hosts: Understanding Our Indian Neighbor, by artist Levi Black Bear, a Sioux Indian born in 1899.

Sun, Nov 03, 12:00am - 10:59pm
In honor of Native American month, the West Oaks Branch Library hosts: Understanding Our Indian Neighbor, by artist Levi Black Bear, a Sioux Indian born in 1899.

Mon, Nov 04, All day
In honor of Native American month, the West Oaks Branch Library hosts: Understanding Our Indian Neighbor, by artist Levi Black Bear, a Sioux Indian born in 1899.

Mon, Nov 04, 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, Nov 04, 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, Nov 04, 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.

Tue, Nov 05, All day
In honor of Native American month, the West Oaks Branch Library hosts: Understanding Our Indian Neighbor, by artist Levi Black Bear, a Sioux Indian born in 1899.

Tue, Nov 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Children's Area
Yoga helps to develop focus and concentration, practice good posture, clear the mind and strengthen the mind–body connection. Recommended for families.

Tue, Nov 05, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
This genealogy research series focuses on researching European ancestors. Whichever country your ancestors are from, come learn about types of documents available and research strategies to utilize.

Tue, Nov 05, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Children's Area
Experience a day in the life of Florida's first people and learn about their history and culture through engaging hands-on activities. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Tue, Nov 05, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Sarchet Community Room
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice. A certified instructor with A.L.L. will facilitate. Presented in partnership between OCLS & the Adult Literacy League, Inc.

Wed, Nov 06, All day
In honor of Native American month, the West Oaks Branch Library hosts: Understanding Our Indian Neighbor, by artist Levi Black Bear, a Sioux Indian born in 1899.

Wed, Nov 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
West Oaks - Genealogy Area
Herb Bailey, curator of the art exhibit, Understanding Our Indian Neighbor, shares the story and vision of his father, Reverend Earl L. Bailey’s quest to capture the history of the Sioux Indians.

Thu, Nov 07, All day
In honor of Native American month, the West Oaks Branch Library hosts: Understanding Our Indian Neighbor, by artist Levi Black Bear, a Sioux Indian born in 1899.

Thu, Nov 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Join us for our genetic genealogy study group and learn how DNA test results can help to confirm, extend, and deepen your genealogical research. Registration Required.

Thu, Nov 07, 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Sarchet Community Room
Writing Clearly Intermediate is a grammar and writing course focusing on grammar and complex ideas, including sentence structures, phrases, and vocabulary building.

Sat, Nov 09, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Sarchet Community Room
Learn about African American History, Heritage and Genealogy.

Sun, Nov 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Join us for an all-levels FREE yoga class! All ages, experience levels, and body types welcome, including those with limited mobility. Yoga is a great way to improve the health of your body and mind.

Mon, Nov 11, 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, Nov 11, 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, Nov 11, 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, Nov 11, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Show your support and make a patriotic craft to honor our national heroes. Recommended for all ages.

Tue, Nov 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Have a berry good time celebrating fruits with stories and activities! Recommended for preschoolers.

Tue, Nov 12, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Sarchet Community Room
Learn to make cheap, healthy, and filling meals for your family. Supplies are limited; registration required.

Tue, Nov 12, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Celebrate fall by creating your own delicious cornucopia out of an ice cream cone and fill it with sweet and salty treats. Recommended for upper elementary, tweens and teens.

Tue, Nov 12, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Sarchet Community Room
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice. A certified instructor with A.L.L. will facilitate. Presented in partnership between OCLS & the Adult Literacy League, Inc.

Wed, Nov 13, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Sarchet Community Room
Senior experts will provide information on what type of services are available for you to consider while you age in place. Registration Recommended. Register

Wed, Nov 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Sarchet Community Room
Come spend an evening analyzing your own DNA test results. Our Genealogy Specialist will be available to help assist with answering questions as you conduct your own DNA analysis.

Thu, Nov 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Join us for our genetic genealogy study group and learn how DNA test results can help to confirm, extend, and deepen your genealogical research. Registration Required.

Thu, Nov 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Foaming cups and steaming chemical reactions will introduce you to a world of exciting chemistry with awesome rainbow reactions, foaming elephants' toothpaste and even slime!

Thu, Nov 14, 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Sarchet Community Room
Writing Clearly Intermediate is a grammar and writing course focusing on grammar and complex ideas, including sentence structures, phrases, and vocabulary building.