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Storytime Crafts

2019-12-12 10:30:00 2019-12-12 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, December 12
10:30am - 12:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-12-12 10:30:00 2019-12-12 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, Dec 09 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Dec 10 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Dec 11 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Dec 12 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Dec 13 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Dec 14 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Dec 15 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, Dec 13, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Technology Classroom
Create a free email account. Learn how to navigate the environment, including the Inbox, the Reading pane, and the Compose area.

Fri, Dec 13, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Technology Classroom
Learn how to compose and send email messages with attachments. Become familiar with replying and forwarding messages.

Sat, Dec 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Friday at the Southwest Branch.

Mon, Dec 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us with your toddlers for a special parachute playtime. Enjoy rhymes, songs and tons of parachute fun. Recommended for toddlers.

Mon, Dec 16, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Technology Classroom
Create sweet tiny tree ornaments decorated with stripes, beads and buttons. Practice garter and stockinette stitch, while learning to seam and attach buttons and beads.

Mon, Dec 16, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Students will learn about animal classification with fun and exciting hands-on activities. Recommended for lower elementary.

Mon, Dec 16, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Technology Classroom
Learn how to add layer styles, custom shapes, gradients, and photo filters. Become familiar with adding advanced effects to images.

Tue, Dec 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Tue, Dec 17, 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, Dec 17, 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, Dec 17, 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, Dec 17, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Join us to celebrate our annual Joy of Reading celebration. Relax and enjoy light refreshments. A delightful evening for all who love books and reading! Age 18+

Wed, Dec 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
Southwest - Ask at Desk
Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the season with festive stories. Storyteller Bill Cordell will convey charming stories of the season.

Wed, Dec 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Read! Learn! Play! Introduce your baby to important literacy practices that encourage learning and developmental growth. Recommended for babies.

Wed, Dec 18, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Technology Classroom
Do you want to interact with your users? Learn how to create an interactive form to collect data from your site visitors.

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

Wed, Dec 18, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Technology Classroom
Design professional-looking stationery using Adobe Illustrator. Create and arrange text and image assets and use masks, transparency, and blending modes to create eye-catching designs.

Wed, Dec 18, 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, Dec 18, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Technology Classroom
Create trendy accessories with upcycled fabric and your fingers.

Wed, Dec 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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, Dec 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Reading Area
Join us for structured writing time and light refreshments in our reading area. Writers of all types and levels are encouraged to attend.

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

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

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

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

Thu, Dec 19, 11:45am - 12:00pm
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Thu, Dec 19, 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, Dec 19, 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Technology Classroom
Learn how to apply data subtotals, outlines, data consolidation and conditional formatting to organize your data.

Thu, Dec 19, 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, Dec 20, 10:30am - 11:15am
Run, run as fast as you can just like the gingerbread man to our sweet fun-filled workshop! Celebrate the season with your little one as they build their very own gingerbread house.

Fri, Dec 20, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Technology Classroom
Learn how to use the mouse and keyboard to navigate within the computer's interface. Practice using these two devices with hands-on exercises and online resources.

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

Sat, Dec 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Even though it’s not very cold, it really is winter! Join us for winter themed stories and crafts to get into the spirit of colder weather. Recommended for upper and lower elementary.

Sat, Dec 21, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
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, Dec 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Help your child with their motor development skills in this interactive bubble class. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Mon, Dec 23, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Technology Classroom
Create sweet tiny tree ornaments decorated with stripes, beads and buttons. Practice garter and stockinette stitch, while learning to seam and attach buttons and beads.

Mon, Dec 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Students will engage in stories comparing the lives of a wild and a tame animal, then sort animals into categories. Recommended for lower elementary.

Mon, Dec 23, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Technology Classroom
Learn how to apply common image editing techniques used to retouch and restore photographs.

Mon, Dec 23, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
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.

Thu, Dec 26, 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, Dec 26, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Thu, Dec 26, 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, Dec 26, 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, Dec 26, 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, Dec 26, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Technology Classroom
Start knitting today! Learn basic techniques as a family while creating your first project, a colorful bookmark.

Thu, Dec 26, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Technology Classroom
Create and design three-dimensional objects like models of really tall buildings or invent something new!

Thu, Dec 26, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Reading Area
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic.

Fri, Dec 27, 10:30am - 11:15am
Help your child learn by playing as we weave early literacy practices into fun interactive stories, songs, rhythm and dance. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Fri, Dec 27, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Technology Classroom
Take your Kid Pix movie to the next level in this project-based class! Bring a classic story to life using awesome 3D backgrounds, animated characters and much more.

Fri, Dec 27, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Technology Classroom
Design eye-catching graphics using Adobe Illustrator. Create and arrange assets and use common design techniques and editing tools to create artwork as well as manage objects and layers.

Sat, Dec 28, 10:30am - 11:30am
Enjoy a storytime and craft program filled with fun for the whole family right in your own neighborhood! Visit the: Waterleigh Community Clubhouse 16150 Pebble Bluff Loop Winter Garden, FL 34787

Mon, Dec 30, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Join us for our very own children's version of New Year's Eve. Recommended for children of all ages.

Mon, Dec 30, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
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.

Mon, Dec 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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, Jan 02, 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, Jan 02, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Thu, Jan 02, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Thu, Jan 02, 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, Jan 02, 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, Jan 02, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Thu, Jan 02, 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, Jan 02, 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

Thu, Jan 02, 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.

Thu, Jan 02, 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, Jan 03, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Start hand embroidery today. Learn the basics of using a hoop and needles to create running, back and cross stitches to create a beautiful sampler.

Fri, Jan 03, 10:30am - 11:30am
Calling all little yogis and wiggleworms! Join us for a special movement storytime focusing on motor development that is filled with stories, songs and fun! Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Fri, Jan 03, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
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.

Fri, Jan 03, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Technology Classroom
Automate everyday tasks with macros. Record data entry and formatting. Insert and modify objects to run macros without coding.

Mon, Jan 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
Zzzzz… Winter is here and it is time to hibernate! Interact and explore animal patterns as we snuggle into dreamland. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Mon, Jan 06, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Begin a hand knit shawl to keep you warm through a change of seasons. Students are required to bring materials and the pattern.

Mon, Jan 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Students will learn about static electric with hands-on activities in recognition of National Static Electricity Day. Recommended for upper elementary

Mon, Jan 06, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Technology Classroom
Applying blending modes to image layers to quickly fix problems with exposure, shadows and highlights. Learn to use blending modes to generate artistic and creative effects on photos.

Mon, Jan 06, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Technology Classroom
Create and design three-dimensional objects like models of really tall buildings or invent something new!

Tue, Jan 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom
Create polished documents in Microsoft Word. Navigate the Word user interface and apply basic word processing techniques to create a formatted letter.

Tue, Jan 07, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Technology Classroom
Add style to your documents. Impact your readers with images, text boxes and Smart Art. Ensure readability with basic review tools.

Tue, Jan 07, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Technology Classroom
Organize information in your documents. Insert and format tables to display and calculate data.

Tue, Jan 07, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Technology Classroom
Create professional reports. Unify formatting with Themes and shading, organize topics with titles and headers, and distribute the finished document through printing and sharing options.

Tue, Jan 07, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Technology Classroom
During this 3-week program, students will meet once each week to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview.

Tue, Jan 07, 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.

Wed, Jan 08, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Join us for a de-stressing art adventure creating your own word doodle design of your intention for the New Year. Supplies provided. Registration required. Ages 18+

Wed, Jan 08, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Technology Classroom
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.

Wed, Jan 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Read! Learn! Play! Introduce your baby to important literacy practices that encourage learning and developmental growth. Recommended for babies.

Wed, Jan 08, 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, Jan 08, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
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, Jan 08, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Get inspired by picture book artist Lois Ehlert and create your own collage using scraps and found items. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Wed, Jan 08, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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.

Wed, Jan 08, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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, Jan 09, 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, Jan 09, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom
Start macramé today. Learn the basics of using larks head and half knots to create decorative key chain fobs.

Thu, Jan 09, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Thu, Jan 09, 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, Jan 09, 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, Jan 09, 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, Jan 09, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
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, Jan 09, 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, Jan 10, 10:30am - 11:30am
Help your child learn by playing as we weave early literacy practices into fun interactive stories, songs, rhythm and dance. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Fri, Jan 10, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice at the Southwest Library.

Fri, Jan 10, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Technology Classroom
Create a free email account. Learn how to navigate the environment, including the Inbox, the Reading pane, and the Compose area.

Fri, Jan 10, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Technology Classroom
Learn how to compose and send email messages with attachments. Become familiar with replying and forwarding messages.

Sat, Jan 11, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Bring your own craft project and supplies. Chat and meet new people while you work on your craft or be inspired to  learn a new one! Enjoy light refreshments. For ages 18+. Registration preferred.