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Bubble Playtime

2017-10-13 10:30:00 2017-10-13 11:00:00 America/New_York Bubble Playtime Help your child with their motor development skills in this interactive bubble class. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers. Limited space available. Southwest Branch

Friday, October 13
10:30am - 11:00am

Add to Calendar 2017-10-13 10:30:00 2017-10-13 11:00:00 America/New_York Bubble Playtime Help your child with their motor development skills in this interactive bubble class. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers. Limited space available. Southwest Branch

Help your child with their motor development skills in this interactive bubble class. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers. Limited space available.

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Southwest Branch

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Dec 11 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Dec 12 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Dec 13 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Dec 14 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Dec 15 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Dec 16 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Dec 17 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

Thu, Dec 14, 10:15am - 10:45am
Designed especially for preschoolers ages 3-5, Storybook Fun lasts approximately 25 minutes. The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage children to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Thu, Dec 14, 10:45am - 11:05am
Designed especially for toddlers 18 months - 3 years, Toddler Time lasts approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active group.

Thu, Dec 14, 11:15am - 11:35am
Designed especially for toddlers 18 months - 3 years, Toddler Time lasts approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active group.

Thu, Dec 14, 11:45am - 12:05pm
Designed especially for infants from birth - 18 months, Tiny Tales lasts approximately 15 minutes. 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 14, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Improve your English conversational skills, vocabulary, pronunciation, and comprehension by reading a book. Enjoy learning and meeting new people in a supportive environment. This event is presented through a partnership between the Orange County Library System and the Adult Literacy League. Walk-ins welcome. No registration required. Every Thursday 1:00 -3:00 P.M. Southwest Branch Library For more information: 407.422.1540 adultliteracyleague.org 407.835.7323 southwest@ocls.info

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Thu, Dec 14, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
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. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Thu, Dec 14, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Automate everyday tasks with macros. Record data entry and formatting .Insert and modify objects to run macros without coding. Recommended Audience: Adult

Thu, Dec 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn how to use advanced sort and filter options; apply data validation and other data tools to organize your data. Recommended Audience: Adult

Thu, Dec 14, 5:15pm - 6:15pm
Learn how to apply data subtotals, outlines, data consolidation and conditional formatting to organize your data. Recommended Audience: Adult

Fri, Dec 15, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Custom design your greeting cards with graphics and text. Become familiar with the Publisher environment, explore pre-defined templates and formatting options.

Fri, Dec 15, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Amaze your family and friends. Create a digital Photo Album for the holidays. Learn how to insert images, movie files and music clips. Add slide transitions and custom timings.

Sat, Dec 16, 10:30am - 11:30am
Join us in the children's area for creative fun as we make holiday crafts. Ages 3-12.

Sat, Dec 16, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Learn Internet concepts and terminology. Become familiar with Web browsers while surfing the Web. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sat, Dec 16, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Learn about search engines and search techniques to help you find exactly what you?re looking for. Recommended Audience: Adult

Mon, Dec 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Paint, paste, glue, stamp and create! Young children will enjoy stories, songs and exploring age-appropriate art experiences. Ages 1-3.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Mon, Dec 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Mon, Dec 18, 7:15pm - 8:15pm
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.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Tue, Dec 19, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Hand knitted coasters are a great addition to any kitchen. Choose from several patterns and knit in a relaxed, social environment.

Tue, Dec 19, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
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

Tue, Dec 19, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Join the Southwest Book Club to meet author Selina Siak Chin Yoke and discuss her Malayan historical fiction series.

Wed, Dec 20, 10:15am - 11:45am
Paint the perfect gift for yourself.

Wed, Dec 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
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
Wed, Dec 20, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Wednesday at the Southwest Branch. A certified instructor with the Adult Literacy League, will lead and facilitate programs. This program is presented through partnership established between the Orange County Library System and the Adult Literacy League, Inc.

Wed, Dec 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Learn about famous artist, Henri Matisse, and create your own bold and colorful work of art inspired by his cut paper technique. Ages 6-12.

Wed, Dec 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Let's Huff and Puff and make storytelling more exciting! Use PowerPoint to animate The Three Little Pigs as an interactive story.

Thu, Dec 21, 10:15am - 10:45am
Designed especially for preschoolers ages 3-5, Storybook Fun lasts approximately 25 minutes. The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage children to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Thu, Dec 21, 10:45am - 11:05am
Designed especially for toddlers 18 months - 3 years, Toddler Time lasts approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active group.

Thu, Dec 21, 11:15am - 11:35am
Designed especially for toddlers 18 months - 3 years, Toddler Time lasts approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active group.

Thu, Dec 21, 11:45am - 12:05pm
Designed especially for infants from birth - 18 months, Tiny Tales lasts approximately 15 minutes. 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
Thu, Dec 21, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Improve your English conversational skills, vocabulary, pronunciation, and comprehension by reading a book. Enjoy learning and meeting new people in a supportive environment. This event is presented through a partnership between the Orange County Library System and the Adult Literacy League. Walk-ins welcome. No registration required. Every Thursday 1:00 -3:00 P.M. Southwest Branch Library For more information: 407.422.1540 adultliteracyleague.org 407.835.7323 southwest@ocls.info

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Thu, Dec 21, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Learn presentation concepts and terminology. Learn how to create a basic presentation by using templates, text, and picture files.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Thu, Dec 21, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Learn how to insert and customize SmartArt graphics, tables, charts and video. Recommended Audience: Adult

Thu, Dec 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn how to insert slide transitions, add animations and hyperlinks. Create a customized photo album with simple to use tools. Recommended Audience: Adult

Thu, Dec 21, 5:15pm - 6:15pm
Learn how to customize a theme and to format slides through the slide master. (tec101)

Fri, Dec 22, 10:30am - 11:15am
Frosting, sprinkles, candy and cookies...what more could you want?! Stop in and express your creativity by decorating a sugary treat. Enjoy the best part of all, eating it! Ages 6-18.

Sat, Dec 23, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Start crocheting today! Create a unique coaster in your choice of color. Learn to chain, single crochet and how to fasten off your work. No experience necessary.

Tue, Dec 26, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Enjoy a kid friendly film fest that celebrates families of all shapes and sizes. All ages.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Tue, Dec 26, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Create trendy accessories with upcycled fabric and your fingers.

Tue, Dec 26, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learn how to add new employees, enter timesheets, setup employee benefits, setup payroll items, pay employees, process payroll forms, and process payroll reports in QuickBooks.

Wed, Dec 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
4-3-2-1! Winter is coming soon! Help us get ready for winter with fun stories, activities and crafts starring some of our favorite cold weather friends. Ages 3-5

Canceled
Wed, Dec 27, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Wednesday at the Southwest Branch. A certified instructor with the Adult Literacy League, will lead and facilitate programs. This program is presented through partnership established between the Orange County Library System and the Adult Literacy League, Inc.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Wed, Dec 27, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Design your own pop up cards. Discover the world of paper engineering while you cut, fold and decorate cool cards.

Wed, Dec 27, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Make physics fun with Algodoo computer program to design and animate cars.

Thu, Dec 28, 10:15am - 10:45am
Designed especially for preschoolers ages 3-5, Storybook Fun lasts approximately 25 minutes. The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage children to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Thu, Dec 28, 10:45am - 11:05am
Designed especially for toddlers 18 months - 3 years, Toddler Time lasts approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active group.

Thu, Dec 28, 11:15am - 11:35am
Designed especially for toddlers 18 months - 3 years, Toddler Time lasts approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active group.

Thu, Dec 28, 11:45am - 12:05pm
Designed especially for infants from birth - 18 months, Tiny Tales lasts approximately 15 minutes. 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
Thu, Dec 28, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Improve your English conversational skills, vocabulary, pronunciation, and comprehension by reading a book. Enjoy learning and meeting new people in a supportive environment. This event is presented through a partnership between the Orange County Library System and the Adult Literacy League. Walk-ins welcome. No registration required. Every Thursday 1:00 -3:00 P.M. Southwest Branch Library For more information: 407.422.1540 adultliteracyleague.org 407.835.7323 southwest@ocls.info

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Thu, Dec 28, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
MaKey MaKey is a circuit board kit that connects to everyday objects with a computer, transforming those objects into computer keys or mouse clicks.

Thu, Dec 28, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
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, Dec 28, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Display your data in stunning charts and graphs. Insert recommended and custom charts. Edit chart data, elements and styles. Recommended Audience: Adult

Fri, Dec 29, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Join us for our very own children's version of New Year's Eve. The fun will include making crafts, noise makers, yummy treats, New Year's Resolutions and counting down to NOON with a balloon drop finale!

Fri, Dec 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Become familiar with the online genealogy databases and other resources available at the library that can help you learn how to start or grow your family tree. Recommended Audience: Adult. #tec101

Sat, Dec 30, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Add new stitches to your repertoire! The double and half double crochet stitches are great for blankets, hats, scarves and sweaters. Create a mug rug using these two new stitches.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Tue, Jan 03, 10:30am - 11:30am
Discover tips and tricks on how the basics of operating the iPad, organize App icons, adjust general settings, and get the most out of this popular Apple tablet. BYOD

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Tue, Jan 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn to code with Dash the robot. Create programs with lights, sounds and action. Complete a code challenge by guiding Dash through an obstacle course to the finish line.

Wed, Jan 04, 10:15am - 11:30am
Coloring event for adults.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Wed, Jan 04, 11:30am - 12:30pm
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.

Wed, Jan 04, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Put together cool comic drawings using Comic Life. Change layouts, add cartoons and write a story to make your comic drawings come alive!

Wed, Jan 04, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Learn the basics of buying and selling on eBay.

Thu, Jan 05, 10:15am - 10:45am
Designed especially for preschoolers ages 3-5, Storybook Fun lasts approximately 25 minutes. The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage children to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Thu, Jan 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make and take craft.

Thu, Jan 05, 10:45am - 11:05am
Designed especially for toddlers 18 months - 3 years, Toddler Time lasts approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active group.

Thu, Jan 05, 11:15am - 11:35am
Designed especially for toddlers 18 months - 3 years, Toddler Time lasts approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active group.

Thu, Jan 05, 11:45am - 12:05pm
Designed especially for infants from birth - 18 months, Tiny Tales lasts approximately 15 minutes. 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 05, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Improve your English conversational skills, vocabulary, pronunciation, and comprehension by reading a book.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Thu, Jan 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn to code with Dash the robot. Create programs with lights, sounds and action. Complete a code challenge by guiding Dash through an obstacle course to the finish line.

Thu, Jan 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Display your data in stunning charts and graphs. Insert recommended and custom charts. Edit chart data, elements and styles. Recommended Audience: Adult

Thu, Jan 05, 5:15pm - 6:15pm
Create stunning interactive reports for presentations and analysis. Use Power View Reports to insert data tables, charts and maps onto a seamless canvas.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Fri, Jan 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Toddlers use unstructured play to advance their physical and cognitive development and to have FUN!

Fri, Jan 06, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Learn how to properly place your hands on the keyboard and enhance your typing skills by using the Web-based TypingMaster program. Recommended Audience: Adult

Fri, Jan 06, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Learn about the history and development of the computer, the fundamentals of a computer, and the hardware and software components. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sat, Jan 07, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Start crocheting today! Create a unique coaster in your choice of color. Learn to chain, single crochet and how to fasten off your work. No experience necessary.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Mon, Jan 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
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! Ages 2-5.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Mon, Jan 09, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
What do levers, wheels, pulleys, ramps, wedges and screws have in common? Find out as we explore simple machines with fun interactive experiments and observations. Ages 6-12.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Mon, Jan 09, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Learn how to build your own website. Start with WordPress, which offers lots of options for skinning your site the way you want it.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Mon, Jan 09, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Tue, Jan 10, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Start knitting today! Learn how to read patterns, basic techniques and terminology to knit your first project.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Tue, Jan 10, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Learn basic Web design processes and terminology and how to create a simple Web page using HTML tags. Recommended Audience: Adult

Tue, Jan 10, 5:15pm - 6:15pm
Learn how to create, forward, reply, and add attachments to e-mails. Recommended Audience: Adult

Tue, Jan 10, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Learn how to schedule appointments and set tasks and reminders. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Wed, Jan 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
You're never too young to get your start in the kitchen! Can apples and marshmallows turn into ice and igloos? Join us in the kitchen to find out! Ages 3-5.

Wed, Jan 11, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Learn how to create a list of trusted resources to get your home service job done right the first time with less stress!

Wed, Jan 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas. Recommended Audience: Adult

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Wed, Jan 11, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow. Recommended Audience: Adult

Wed, Jan 11, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Earn an easy A on your next book report! Express yourself clearly and use pre-defined templates in Microsoft Word to properly format a book report.

Wed, Jan 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Learn how to apply best practices and techniques to successfully convert a Microsoft Word manuscript into an eBook.

Thu, Jan 12, 10:15am - 10:45am
Designed especially for preschoolers ages 3-5, Storybook Fun lasts approximately 25 minutes. The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage children to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Thu, Jan 12, 10:45am - 11:05am
Designed especially for toddlers 18 months - 3 years, Toddler Time lasts approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active group.

Thu, Jan 12, 11:15am - 11:35am
Designed especially for toddlers 18 months - 3 years, Toddler Time lasts approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active group.

Thu, Jan 12, 11:45am - 12:05pm
Designed especially for infants from birth - 18 months, Tiny Tales lasts approximately 15 minutes. 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 12, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Improve your English conversational skills, vocabulary, pronunciation, and comprehension by reading a book.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Thu, Jan 12, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Create polished documents in Microsoft Word.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Thu, Jan 12, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Add style to your documents. Impact your readers with images, text boxes and Smart Art. Ensure readability with basic review tools.

Thu, Jan 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Organize information in your documents. Insert and format tables to display and calculate data.

Thu, Jan 12, 5:15pm - 6:15pm
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.

Southwest - Ask at Desk
Fri, Jan 13, 10:30am - 11:15am
Brrr! It's cold out there! Warm up with stories, math, science activities and a craft featuring some icy friends. Ages 3-5.

Fri, Jan 13, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Learn how to navigate the computer desktop and how to perform various techniques in manipulating windows using basic mouse and keyboard techniques.

Fri, Jan 13, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer.

Sat, Jan 14, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Add new stitches to your repertoire! The double and half double crochet stitches are great for blankets, hats, scarves and sweaters. Create a mug rug using these two new stitches.