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Love Bugs

Celebrate Valentine's Day

2020-02-10 10:30:00 2020-02-10 11:15:00 America/New_York Love Bugs Use heart-shaped cut outs to create sweet little love bugs with your love bug! Bug-themed activities and stories will be included too. Recommended for toddlers. Southwest Branch

Monday, February 10
10:30am - 11:15am

Add to Calendar 2020-02-10 10:30:00 2020-02-10 11:15:00 America/New_York Love Bugs Use heart-shaped cut outs to create sweet little love bugs with your love bug! Bug-themed activities and stories will be included too. Recommended for toddlers. Southwest Branch

Use heart-shaped cut outs to create sweet little love bugs with your love bug! Bug-themed activities and stories will be included too. Recommended for toddlers.

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Southwest Branch

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Feb 24 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Feb 25 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Feb 26 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Feb 27 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Feb 28 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Feb 29 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Mar 01 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, Feb 28, 10:30am - 11:15am
Learn the alphabet with exciting stories and fun activities. Recommended for preschool.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Feb 28, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Technology Classroom
Learn publication concepts and terminology. Become familiar with the environment and explore pre-defined templates, formatting options and adding business information.

Fri, Feb 28, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Technology Classroom
Learn how to work with master pages, headers and footers, and how to customize your publications. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sat, Feb 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Reading Area
Hear Grammy-nominated musician Nathi Gcabashe. Nathi is a singer, songwriter, guitarist and record producer from Durban, South Africa.

Mon, Mar 02, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Mon, Mar 02, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Technology Classroom
Add color to your knitting! Learn how to choose colors, read color charts, as well as how to work stripes, intarsia, mosaic, and stranded colorwork into your projects.

Mon, Mar 02, 10:30am - 11:15am
Learn and play with everything the color of shamrocks, leprechauns and emeralds: green! Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Mon, Mar 02, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Learn about Sacagawea and how she aided the Lewis and Clark Expedition as a guide in their journey to explore uncharted lands to the west. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Mon, Mar 02, 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Technology Classroom
Learn about the functionality of Photoshop and explore the environment. Become familiar with using selection and editing tools.

Mon, Mar 02, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Technology Classroom
Have fun with physics! Simulate physics in the real world with Algodoo. Experiment with interactive cars and see how they react to the forces of gravity and friction.

Tue, Mar 03, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Tue, Mar 03, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Tue, Mar 03, 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, Mar 03, 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, Mar 03, 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.

Wed, Mar 04, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Wed, Mar 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
It’s baby’s first spring! Discover new ways to play and interact with sensory activities for your little one. Recommended for babies.

Wed, Mar 04, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Reading Area
Relax and unwind at the Library. Join us for a time of stress busting coloring for adults. Discover the relaxing, stress-reducing, and meditative benefits of coloring. Supplies provided. For 18+

Wed, Mar 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom
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.

Wed, Mar 04, 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, Mar 04, 11:45am - 1:15pm
Technology Classroom
Learn basic Web design processes and terminology and how to create a simple Web page using HTML tags.

Wed, Mar 04, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
How does color make it easier to survive? Find out as we learn how animals use color adaptations in the wild. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Wed, Mar 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Technology Classroom
Create colorful toys with just your hands. Use upcycled fabric and yarn to create plush butterflies, mice, snakes, and more.

Wed, Mar 04, 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, Mar 05, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Thu, Mar 05, 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, Mar 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom
Turn scanned drawings into sleek vector graphics. Apply several design techniques and use common editing tools to trace and color artwork as well as manage objects and layers.

Thu, Mar 05, 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, Mar 05, 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, Mar 05, 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, Mar 05, 11:45am - 12:45pm
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.

Thu, Mar 05, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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, Mar 05, 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, Mar 06, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Fri, Mar 06, 10:30am - 11:15am
It is never too early to start fighting for what you believe in. Lean about outstanding women, like Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in this craft filled storytime. Recommended for preschoolers.

Fri, Mar 06, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
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

Sat, Mar 07, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sat, Mar 07, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Technology Classroom
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.

Sun, Mar 08, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Mon, Mar 09, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Mon, Mar 09, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Technology Classroom
Add color to your knitting! Learn how to choose colors, read color charts, as well as how to work stripes, intarsia, mosaic, and stranded colorwork into your projects.

Mon, Mar 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Help your child with their motor development skills in this interactive bubble class. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Mon, Mar 09, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Discover the contributions of women during the American Revolution. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Mon, Mar 09, 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Technology Classroom
Learn how to use layers, layer masks, free transform tools, and text tools. Become familiar with adding basic effects to images.

Mon, Mar 09, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Technology Classroom
Run and jump into coding with SpriteBox! Play a unique platforming game that combines exploration and coding puzzles. Learn sequencing, parameters, debugging and looping using visual programming.

Tue, Mar 10, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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

Tue, Mar 10, 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, Mar 10, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Technology Classroom
Organize information in your documents. Insert and format tables to display and calculate data.

Tue, Mar 10, 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.

Wed, Mar 11, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Wed, Mar 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
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, Mar 11, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Want to display data properly on your web page? Learn how to build a responsive table to showcase your data.

Wed, Mar 11, 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, Mar 11, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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, Mar 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Explore the science and story of Emily Roebling, the secret engineer behind the Brooklyn Bridge and see if your family can construct their own sturdy bridge!

Wed, Mar 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Technology Classroom
Create colorful bracelets with cardboard looms and yarn. Learn how to measure and make your bracelet using kumihimo weaving techniques.

Wed, Mar 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Technology Classroom
Display your data in stunning charts and graphs. Insert recommended and custom charts. Edit chart data, elements and styles.

Thu, Mar 12, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Thu, Mar 12, 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, Mar 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom
Automate everyday tasks with macros. Record data entry and formatting. Insert and modify objects to run macros without coding.

Thu, Mar 12, 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, Mar 12, 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, Mar 12, 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, Mar 12, 11:45am - 12:45pm
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, Mar 12, 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, Mar 13, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Fri, Mar 13, 10:30am - 11:15am
Learn the alphabet with exciting stories and fun activities. Recommended for preschool.

Fri, Mar 13, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Technology Classroom
Hand embroider a cute Spring Chick l while practicing embroidery stitches.

Fri, Mar 13, 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, Mar 13, 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, Mar 14, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sat, Mar 14, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
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

Sun, Mar 15, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Mon, Mar 16, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Technology Classroom
Add color to your knitting! Learn how to choose colors, read color charts, as well as how to work stripes, intarsia, mosaic, and stranded colorwork into your projects.

Mon, Mar 16, 10:30am - 11:15am
Ahoy, Matey! Dress like a pirate and engage in swashbuckling adventures and buccaneer tales. Recommended for toddlers.

Mon, Mar 16, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Arrrgh! It's Pirate Week at the Southwest Branch! Did you know some pirates during the Golden Age of Piracy were women? Learn about them with awesome pirate activities.

Mon, Mar 16, 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Technology Classroom
Learn how to add layer styles, custom shapes, gradients, and photo filters. Become familiar with adding advanced effects to images.

Mon, Mar 16, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Technology Classroom
Put together cool comic drawings using Comic Life. Change layouts, add cartoons and write a story to make your comic drawings come alive!

Tue, Mar 17, 7:00am - 7:00pm
Voting at this polling place (for those in precinct 116 only) will take place from 7:00am to 7:00pm.

Tue, Mar 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom
Create a logo using graphic design theory for concepts, color, and font choices. Learn the basics of designing a brand logo using vector graphics tools.

Tue, Mar 17, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Technology Classroom
Create a logo using graphic design theory for concepts, color, and font choices. Learn the basics of designing a brand logo using vector graphics tools.

Tue, Mar 17, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Technology Classroom
Have fun with physics! Simulate physics in the real world with Algodoo. Experiment with objects and see how they react to the forces of gravity and friction.

Tue, Mar 17, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Technology Classroom
Write real code. Use JavaScript or Python to complete challenges in CodeCombat. Explore mazes, loot treasure and defeat enemies in a fantasy adventure game using code.

Wed, Mar 18, 10:00am - 12:15pm
Join the Southwest Library for a nature walk in a local park followed by a discussion of the book, A Land Remembered by Patrick D. Smith. Polled #1 Best Florida Book. Registration required. 18+

Wed, Mar 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, Mar 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, Mar 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, Mar 18, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Technology Classroom
Give Steve and Alex fresh new looks. Design characters, items, blocks and mobs for Minecraft using Tynker.

Wed, Mar 18, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ahoy, landlubbers! It's time to weigh anchor, hoist ye old Jolly Roger and set sail on an adventure filled with buccaneer games and pirate lingo. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Wed, Mar 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Design your own pop-up cards. Use Microsoft Publisher and Paint to customize your designs and employ the v-cut to create beaks, boats and more. Use templates to make a pirate ship!

Wed, Mar 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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.

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

Thu, Mar 19, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
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.

Thu, Mar 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, Mar 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, Mar 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, Mar 19, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Technology Classroom
Animate your world with code. Create custom characters and backgrounds, then write programs to move characters around the world. Learn the basics of computer science with the ScratchJr app.

Thu, Mar 19, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
English for Families is a series of interactive classes for parents and children (ages 6-12) that focuses on developing English vocabulary and literacy skills through strategic and fun story reading.

Fri, Mar 20, 10:30am - 11:15am
Ahoy, mateys! Come to our royal romp full of swashbuckling stories, side-splitting sea shanties, and other fantastic fun. Recommended for toddlers & preschoolers.

Fri, Mar 20, 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, Mar 20, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Technology Classroom
Get your computer skills racing. Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer.

Sat, Mar 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Enjoy a snake show with Professional Snake Handler, Chief Rowley, and his reptile friends. It’s guaranteed to both entertain and educate! Recommended for families.

Sat, Mar 21, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Reading Area
Learn about the origins of calligraphy and get introduced to some materials used to create it. Practice using this form of writing to create endless projects. Registration required.

Sat, Mar 21, 2:00pm - 3:15pm
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+

Sat, Mar 21, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Southwest - Ask at Desk
Explore New Horizons as we celebrate the newest Animal Crossing™ game! Enjoy crafts, snacks, and activities involving your favorite animal friends. Recommended for upper elementary and tweens.

Mon, Mar 23, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Technology Classroom
Add color to your knitting! Learn how to choose colors, read color charts, as well as how to work stripes, intarsia, mosaic, and stranded colorwork into your projects.

Mon, Mar 23, 10:30am - 11:15am
Toddlers use unstructured play to advance their physical and cognitive development and to have FUN!

Mon, Mar 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Students will recognize women who dared to blaze a trail into the unknown and discover what it is like to be an astronaut. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Mon, Mar 23, 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Technology Classroom
Learn how to apply common image editing techniques used to retouch and restore photographs.

Mon, Mar 23, 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, Mar 24, 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, Mar 24, 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, Mar 24, 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, Mar 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Southwest - Ask at Desk
This introductory course is designed to inspire even the most self-conscious person to discover their inner dancer by moving through energizing and lyrical rhythms of music! Space is limited.

Tue, Mar 24, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Join the Southwest Book Club to discuss Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon. Illustrated biography of the iconic S.C. Justice. No registration. Ages 18+

Wed, Mar 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
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, Mar 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
Southwest - Ask at Desk
Fly on the wings of imagination and travel from the days of Greek gods and goddesses to modern, beautiful Greece. Cruise along the ten most beautiful Greek Islands and tour beautiful Greek cities.

Wed, Mar 25, 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, Mar 25, 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, Mar 25, 12:15pm - 1:45pm
Technology Classroom
Customize your Web pages using CSS. Learn how to add functionality such as Google Maps CSS Hovers and Transitions into Web pages.

Wed, Mar 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Discover the art style of Georgia O’Keefe and paint your own larger than life work of art. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Wed, Mar 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Technology Classroom
Turn your old favorite t-shirt into your new favorite headband. Learn how to create a cute sailor knot headband with scrap knit fabric or upcycled t-shirts. No sewing required.

Wed, Mar 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Technology Classroom
Create stunning interactive reports for presentations and analysis. Use Power View Reports to insert data tables, charts and maps onto a seamless canvas.

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

Thu, Mar 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Thu, Mar 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, Mar 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, Mar 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, Mar 26, 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.

Thu, Mar 26, 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

Thu, Mar 26, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
English for Families is a series of interactive classes for parents and children (ages 6-12) that focuses on developing English vocabulary and literacy skills through strategic and fun story reading.

Fri, Mar 27, 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, Mar 27, 10:30am - 12:30pm
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.

Fri, Mar 27, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Technology Classroom
Learn Internet concepts and terminology. Become familiar with Web browsers while surfing the Web.

Fri, Mar 27, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Technology Classroom
Learn about search engines and search techniques to help you find exactly what you are looking for on the Web.

Sat, Mar 28, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Technology Classroom
Hand embroider a heart for your sweetheart. Learn how to create French knots, chain stitches and satin stitches, while practicing the running and back stitches.