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Storytime Crafts

2019-09-26 10:30:00 2019-09-26 12:00:00 America/New_York Storytime Crafts Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers. Southwest Branch

Thursday, September 26
10:30am - 12:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-09-26 10:30:00 2019-09-26 12:00:00 America/New_York Storytime Crafts Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers. Southwest Branch

Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and 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.

TAGS: | Arts & Crafting |

Southwest Branch

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Oct 21 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Oct 22 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Oct 23 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Oct 24 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Oct 25 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Oct 26 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Oct 27 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, Nov 01, 10:30am - 11:15am
Sing along, clap along and laugh along with one of America’s funniest entertainers, Yehaa Bob! Recommended for preschoolers, lower and upper elementary.

Fri, Nov 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Fri, Nov 01, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Technology Classroom
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Fri, Nov 01, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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

Sat, Nov 02, 10:30am - 11:30am
Enjoy a library 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, Nov 02, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Reading Area
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Saturday at the Southwest Branch.

Mon, Nov 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom
Create a beautiful beaded bracelet. Learn how to use a beads in knitting while practicing pattern reading and basic knitting techniques.

Mon, Nov 04, 10:30am - 11:15am
Celebrate the fall season with interactive stations and get creative while crafting to share your gratitude. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Mon, Nov 04, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
Create a beautiful beaded bracelet. Learn how to use a beads in knitting while practicing pattern reading and basic knitting techniques.

Mon, Nov 04, 1:15pm - 2:45pm
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.

Mon, Nov 04, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Technology Classroom
Create a book trailer for your favorite book. Learn to use Microsoft PowerPoint transitions and animations while showcasing your favorite book.

Tue, Nov 05, 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, Nov 06, 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.

Wed, Nov 06, 10:30am - 10:55am
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, Nov 06, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Join us for a de-stressing art adventure using paper rolls to create a painting. No art experience needed. All supplies are provided. Registration required. Limited seating. For 18+

Wed, Nov 06, 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, Nov 06, 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.

Wed, Nov 06, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Drop in for a friendly board game at the library. Come and learn a new game, or just spend some after-school time with friends. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Wed, Nov 06, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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.

Wed, Nov 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Technology Classroom
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Thu, Nov 07, 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, Nov 07, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Thu, Nov 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
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.

Thu, Nov 07, 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, Nov 07, 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, Nov 07, 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, Nov 07, 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, Nov 07, 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.

Thu, Nov 07, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Reading Area
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Sat, Nov 09, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Saturday at the Southwest Branch.

Mon, Nov 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom
Create a beautiful beaded bracelet. Learn how to use a beads in knitting while practicing pattern reading and basic knitting techniques.

Mon, Nov 11, 10:30am - 11:15am
Toddlers use unstructured play to advance their physical and cognitive development and to have FUN! Recommended for toddlers.

Mon, Nov 11, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
Create a beautiful beaded bracelet. Learn how to use a beads in knitting while practicing pattern reading and basic knitting techniques.

Mon, Nov 11, 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, Nov 11, 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Technology Classroom
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items. Recommended Audience: Adult

Mon, Nov 11, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Technology Classroom
There's only one thing cooler than using a computer program and that is creating one. Explore the world of computer programming in a friendly development environment that is easy to master.

Tue, Nov 12, 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, Nov 12, 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, Nov 12, 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, Nov 12, 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, Nov 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join us for restorative and gentle yoga. Focus on slow, intentional movement and deep breathing. For all experience levels. Taught by Jen Larsen of Innerglow Wellness. Registration required. For 15+

Wed, Nov 13, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Join the Southwest Library for a casual walk in a local park followed by a lively discussion of book, On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes by Alexandra Horowitz. Ages 18+ Registration req.

Wed, Nov 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom
Organize information in your documents. Insert and format tables to display and calculate data.

Wed, Nov 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Mingle with friends, play with your little one and discover a new recipe to spice up your little ones puree fall seasonings. Recommended for babies.

Wed, Nov 13, 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, Nov 13, 11:45am - 12:45pm
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.

Wed, Nov 13, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Drop in for a friendly board game at the library. Come and learn a new game, or just spend some after-school time with friends. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Wed, Nov 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Technology Classroom
Collect the data you need with a fun and customizable Google Form! Google Forms is an easy to use tool for creating surveys, event invites, questionnaires, and much more.

Wed, Nov 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Technology Classroom
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Thu, Nov 14, 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, Nov 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
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.

Thu, Nov 14, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Thu, Nov 14, 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, Nov 14, 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, Nov 14, 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, Nov 14, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Technology Classroom
Display your data in stunning charts and graphs. Insert recommended and custom charts. Edit chart data, elements and styles.

Thu, Nov 14, 1:45pm - 2:45pm
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, Nov 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Reading Area
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Fri, Nov 15, 10:30am - 11:15am
Listen to a story and complete a STEAM challenge. Challenges will invite preschoolers to imagine, plan, create and improve upon a story-related project. Recommended for preschoolers.

Fri, Nov 15, 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, Nov 15, 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, Nov 15, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Do you have what it takes to be a Viking? Find out at this fun history filled program. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Sat, Nov 16, 10:30am - 11:15am
Discover a world of rescue animals and learn about local wildlife, their habitats and conservation efforts to protect them with educators from The C.A.R.E. Foundation.

Sat, Nov 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Reading Area
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Saturday at the Southwest Branch.

Sat, Nov 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Experience simple, playful exercise based on the science of neuroplasticity! Learn tools that work your brain and body. Led by certified Ageless Grace educators. Registration required. 18+

Mon, Nov 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom
Create a beautiful beaded bracelet. Learn how to use a beads in knitting while practicing pattern reading and basic knitting techniques.

Mon, Nov 18, 10:30am - 11:15am
We've got ears, say cheers! Celebrate the birthday of everyone's favorite mouse, M-I-C-K-E-Y. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Mon, Nov 18, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
Create a beautiful beaded bracelet. Learn how to use a beads in knitting while practicing pattern reading and basic knitting techniques.

Mon, Nov 18, 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, Nov 18, 1:15pm - 2:45pm
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

Mon, Nov 18, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Technology Classroom
Explore the basics of electronics while you build exciting projects with Snap Circuits. Learn the basic science of electronics and how they impact our everyday lives.

Tue, Nov 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Tue, Nov 19, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Technology Classroom
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Tue, Nov 19, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
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

Tue, Nov 19, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
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.

Tue, Nov 19, 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 Maple-Glazed Apple Crisp Cookies. Seating is limited; registration is required. For ages 18 and up.

Wed, Nov 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Southwest - Ask at Desk
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.

Wed, Nov 20, 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, Nov 20, 10:30am - 10:55am
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, Nov 20, 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, Nov 20, 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, Nov 20, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Drop in for a friendly board game at the library. Come and learn a new game, or just spend some after-school time with friends. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Wed, Nov 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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.

Wed, Nov 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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

Wed, Nov 20, 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, Nov 21, 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, Nov 21, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Thu, Nov 21, 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, Nov 21, 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, Nov 21, 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, Nov 21, 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, Nov 21, 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Technology Classroom
Learn how to apply data subtotals, outlines, data consolidation and conditional formatting to organize your data.

Thu, Nov 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Reading Area
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Fri, Nov 22, 10:30am - 11:15am
Let the festivities begin! Trot into the library for a turkey extravaganza. Join us as we gobble up stories, and have fun with turkey activities and crafts. Recommended for preschoolers.

Fri, Nov 22, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
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.

Fri, Nov 22, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
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.