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English Conversation Hour

2020-03-12 18:30:00 2020-03-12 20:00:00 America/New_York English Conversation Hour Come practice your English speaking skills during the English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed! West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center

Thursday, March 12
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2020-03-12 18:30:00 2020-03-12 20:00:00 America/New_York English Conversation Hour Come practice your English speaking skills during the English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed! West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center

West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center

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Come practice your English speaking skills during the English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed!

Come practice your English speaking skills during English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed!

Venga a practicar sus habilidades de habla en inglés durante la hora de conversación. ¡Todos los niveles de competencia son bienvenidos!

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West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Apr 06 Closed
Tue, Apr 07 Closed
Wed, Apr 08 Closed
Thu, Apr 09 Closed
Fri, Apr 10 Closed
Sat, Apr 11 Closed
Sun, Apr 12 Closed

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

Canceled
Thu, Apr 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
So you want to learn more about your family history but don’t know where to begin? This program will introduce you to genealogical terms and techniques.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 09, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Come practice your English speaking skills during the English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed!

Canceled
Fri, Apr 10, 10:00am - 2:00pm
AARP Volunteers will provide free income tax assistance. Attendees will be seen on a first come, first served basis. For more information, please visit aarp.org/taxaide.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 11, 10:30am - 12:15pm
Members of the Central Florida Chapter of Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS) shares information of African American History, Heritage and Genealogy.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 11, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Enjoy a tasting of herbal teas, including mint and ginger. Learn about the health benefits and history of tea. Library staff will present this tasting.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 10:15am - 10:45am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 10:45am - 11:05am
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.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 11:15am - 11:35am
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.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
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.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Who's the cool cat on the street? Learn basic concepts with sing-along stories and activities inspired by Pete the Cat. Come dressed with your groovy buttons for a good time!

Canceled
Tue, Apr 14, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
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.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 14, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Put on your lab coat because it’s time to experiment with money! Together we will explore various scientific principles with bills and coins. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 14, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Get your computer skills racing. Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 14, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
Explore, encounter, and engage with nature through hand-on activities, crafts, songs, and field trips outside. Recommended for Pre-K to Early Elementary.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 15, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Learn about our environments, conservation, and wildlife with hands-on activities and thought-provoking exploration! Recommended for Lower and Upper Elementary.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 15, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Learn about our environments, conservation, and wildlife with hands-on activities and thought-provoking exploration! Recommended for Lower and Upper Elementary.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 15, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Gedmatch.com is a free website for people who have already tested their autosomal DNA for genealogical purposes.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 15, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Come learn about what information is contained in each of the censuses and discover how to use all of the various bits of information from the census as clues to further your research.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Come practice your English speaking skills during the English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed!

Canceled
Fri, Apr 17, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Let your pet make a fashion statement with these easy to make pet bandanas. Create a fun bandana that slides onto your pet's collar.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 18, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Heard the buzz about beeswax wraps? Come to this fun workshop to create one small and one medium wrap in the fabric of your choosing. Registration required.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 10:15am - 10:45am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 10:45am - 11:05am
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.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 11:15am - 11:35am
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.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
All are welcome to participate meet new people and make friends while playing educational board games and learning about library resources.  

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
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.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 7:15pm - 8:15pm
Take an average photo and make it pop. Learn basic color correction techniques and make global and location adjustments to images in Adobe Camera Raw.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Happy Birthday, Earth! Honor our planet on her special day with stories, games and activities about keeping her clean. Recommended for preschoolers.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 21, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Get your fingers on this delicious four-ingredient pizza recipe that is perfect for an after school snack and ready in no time! Recommended for upper elementary, tweens and teens.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 21, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
Explore, encounter, and engage with nature through hand-on activities, crafts, songs, and field trips outside. Recommended for Pre-K to Early Elementary.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 22, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Learn about our environments, conservation, and wildlife with hands-on activities and thought-provoking exploration! Recommended for Lower and Upper Elementary.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Learn about our environments, conservation, and wildlife with hands-on activities and thought-provoking exploration! Recommended for Lower and Upper Elementary.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 22, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Come and explore three of the DNA testing companies' websites: Ancestry DNA, FamilyTreeDNA, and 23andme.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 22, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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

Canceled
Thu, Apr 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Births, Marriages, and Deaths are important pieces of information for your family history. Become familiar with the key sources for locating your ancestors’ vital records.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn about reflection, refraction, surface tension and more from shimmering waves of soap films to rainbow bubbles and other bubbles of all shapes and sizes! Recommended for families.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 23, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Come practice your English speaking skills during the English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed!

Canceled
Sat, Apr 25, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Join in the savings! Become a savvy saver by sharing coupons and savings tips at this monthly meeting.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 25, 11:30am - 1:00pm
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.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 27, 10:15am - 10:45am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 27, 10:45am - 11:05am
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.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 27, 11:15am - 11:35am
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.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 27, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
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.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Make simple text appear sensational! Learn to use filters, adjustment layers and brush tools to create text the appears to be on fire or a cloud of smoke.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 27, 7:15pm - 8:15pm
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.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Introduce your toddler to classic literature through basic concepts by exploring colors from Alice in Wonderland, shapes from Treasure Island, counting from Jane Eyre and more!

Canceled
Tue, Apr 28, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Create art and poetry together while learning about acrostics, shape poetry and more. Recommended for families.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 28, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
Explore, encounter, and engage with nature through hand-on activities, crafts, songs, and field trips outside. Recommended for Pre-K to Early Elementary.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 29, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Learn about our environments, conservation, and wildlife with hands-on activities and thought-provoking exploration! Recommended for Lower and Upper Elementary.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Learn about our environments, conservation, and wildlife with hands-on activities and thought-provoking exploration! Recommended for Lower and Upper Elementary.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 29, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Learn how to utilize this method and see how it can help you with your DNA analysis.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 29, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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

Canceled
Thu, Apr 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Come learn about deeds, mortgages, platting, and surveys. Discover the difference between metes and bounds states and public land record states.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Enjoy the musical performance of classical guitarist, Brian Hayes. For more information on Brian Hayes, visit classicalguitarorlando.com.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 30, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Come practice your English speaking skills during the English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed!

Canceled
Sat, May 02, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Create three different fragrant sugar scrubs using all natural ingredients at this fun workshop that can be a perfect gift for Mother's Day! Registration required.

Canceled
Sat, May 02, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Bring your creativity and transform an old book into a personalized journal or scrapbook. All materials will be provided. Recommended for teens and adults.

Canceled
Mon, May 04, 10:15am - 10:45am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Canceled
Mon, May 04, 10:45am - 11:05am
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.

Canceled
Mon, May 04, 11:15am - 11:35am
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.

Canceled
Tue, May 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Chop, scoop and smash! Learn how to make guacamole with fresh ingredients and enjoy it with a side of chips. Adult participation is required. Recommended for preschoolers.

Canceled
Tue, May 05, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Did you know that every week we have at least one volcano erupt on planet earth? Together we will experiment and learn more fun facts about volcanoes! Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Canceled
Tue, May 05, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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.

Canceled
Wed, May 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
Explore, encounter, and engage with nature through hand-on activities, crafts, songs, and field trips outside. Recommended for Pre-K to Early Elementary.

Canceled
Wed, May 06, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Learn about our environments, conservation, and wildlife with hands-on activities and thought-provoking exploration! Recommended for Lower and Upper Elementary.

Canceled
Wed, May 06, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Learn about our environments, conservation, and wildlife with hands-on activities and thought-provoking exploration! Recommended for Lower and Upper Elementary.

Canceled
Wed, May 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
So you want to learn more about your family history but don’t know where to begin? This program will introduce you to genealogical terms and techniques.

Canceled
Thu, May 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Learn what these records are, where they are located, and how to best utilize them in your family history research.

Canceled
Thu, May 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Celebrate mom, grandma or the special caregiver in your life by crafting and creating art to let her know just how much she means to you. Recommended for families.

Canceled
Thu, May 07, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Celebrate your love of Star Wars™ everyday with The Child embroidery pattern. Frame this project to add to your decor or stitch it on a tote bag to complete your wardrobe.

Canceled
Sat, May 09, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Members of the Central Florida Chapter of Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS) shares information of African American History, Heritage and Genealogy.

Canceled
Sat, May 09, 12:00pm - 12:45pm
What are the best toppings for hotdogs? Hot dogs will be topped and cut into small pieces for attendees to taste and vote on their favorite. Library staff will present this tasting and demonstration. 

Canceled
Sat, May 09, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Join in the savings! Become a savvy saver by sharing coupons and savings tips at this monthly meeting.