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Finding Your Roots: A Genealogy Course

2018-02-08 11:00:00 2018-02-08 12:00:00 America/New_York Finding Your Roots: A Genealogy Course Come join us for this eight week genealogy research series which will cover an introduction to genealogy as well as an overview of the core records groups and concepts. West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center

Thursday, February 08
11:00am - 12:00pm

Add to Calendar 2018-02-08 11:00:00 2018-02-08 12:00:00 America/New_York Finding Your Roots: A Genealogy Course Come join us for this eight week genealogy research series which will cover an introduction to genealogy as well as an overview of the core records groups and concepts. West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center

Come join us for this eight week genealogy research series which will cover an introduction to genealogy as well as an overview of the core records groups and concepts.

Come join us for this eight week genealogy research series which will include an introduction to genealogy as well as an overview of the key records groups used by genealogists.

Feel free to attend all eight sessions or pick and choose the ones that are most helpful to you.

Genealogy, The Very Basics - Thursday, January 11th at 11:00 AM

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. Learn how to complete an ancestor chart and how to garner information from living relatives and household sources. A very brief discussion of sources that can be used for family history research will also be covered.

Discovering U.S. Census Records - Thursday, January 18th at 11:00 AM

The United States Federal Census has been conducted every 10 years beginning in 1790. 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.

Using Vital Records - Thursday, January 25th at 11:00 AM

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 and discover a few workarounds when the records you need aren’t available.

 

Digging Up Land Records - Thursday, February 1st at 11:00 AM

Land records are often an underutilized resource for genealogy. Come learn about deeds, mortgages, platting, and surveys. Discover the difference between metes and bounds states and public land record states. Uncover how land records can help you jumpstart your research.

 

Estates, Wills, and Probate Records - Thursday, February 8th at 11:00 AM

Learn what these records are, where they are located, and how to best utilize them in your family history research. Topics to be discussed will include wills, indexes, estate inventories, newspaper notices, bonds, settlements, and guardianships.

 

Journey through Immigration Records - Thursday, February 15th at 11:00 AM

Immigration records are an incredibly rich source of information for the family historian. See how to learn more about your family’s history by using passenger lists, passports, alien registration cards, and naturalization records. A brief overview of the laws that caused the creation of these records will also be presented.

 

Exploring Church and Cemetery Records - Thursday, February 22nd at 11:00 AM

Church and cemetery records are a strong source of information for births, marriages and deaths especially in the period before the civil registration of vital statistics. Discover what type of information is contained in these records, how to access them, and how they can help enhance your family history research.

 

Marching through Military Records - Thursday, March 1st at 11:00 AM

Military records have been created throughout our history regardless of whether or not there was a war being waged. Come learn how these records can help you to uncover information on your ancestor see how they can provide evidence into family relationships.

West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Oct 22 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Oct 23 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Oct 24 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Oct 25 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Oct 26 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Oct 27 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Oct 28 1:00PM to 6:00PM

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

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Oct 23, 9:00am - 7:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Tue, Oct 23, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Come join us for this genealogy research series which will focus on researching European ancestors. 
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West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Oct 23, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Design cinematic visual effects and sophisticated motion graphics using shapes, layers, type tools and more. Learn the essentials of advanced animation and compositing.
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West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Oct 23, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
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.

West Oaks - Children's Area
Tue, Oct 23, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Boo! Share your spooky stories with us, and we will share some spooky and not-so spooky games and crafts with you. Recommended for upper elementary.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Oct 23, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Looking for an exciting way to promote your business or project? Boost your search engine rankings with an HTML5 landing page optimized with background video!

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Oct 24, 9:00am - 7:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Oct 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Learn how to create an easy to use website where you can publish your thoughts, comments or pictures so you can share with family and friends.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Oct 24, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Learn how to build your own website. Start with WordPress, which offers lots of options for skinning your site the way you want it.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Oct 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Discover a new language to learn. Use Mango Languages to learn over 35 languages in a fun and interactive way.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Oct 24, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Learn how to get more out of Ancestry Library Edition and Ancestry.com.
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Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Oct 25, 9:00am - 7:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Oct 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Oct 25, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Thu, Oct 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kids can sing along & dance to interactive songs as Mr. Brad plays guitar, mandolin, violin, flute, drums, glockenspiel, ukulele and more! Recommended for toddlers, preschoolers and lower elementary.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Oct 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Create stunning interactive reports for presentations and analysis. Use Power View Reports to insert data tables, charts and maps onto a seamless canvas.

Canceled
Thu, Oct 25, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Thursday at the West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center.

Sarchet Community Room
Fri, Oct 26, 9:00am - 7:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Fri, Oct 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Fri, Oct 26, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
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.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Fri, Oct 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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.

Sarchet Community Room
Sat, Oct 27, 9:00am - 7:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

West Oaks - Children's Area
Sat, Oct 27, 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.

West Oaks - Children's Area
Sat, Oct 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn how to create Halloween special FX makeup.

Sarchet Community Room
Sun, Oct 28, 9:00am - 7:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Rescheduled
Sun, Oct 28, 10:00am - 6:00pm
New date Sunday, October 28, 9:00am - 7:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Oct 29, 9:00am - 7:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

West Oaks - Children's Area
Mon, Oct 29, 10:15am - 10:45am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

West Oaks - Children's Area
Mon, Oct 29, 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.

West Oaks - Children's Area
Mon, Oct 29, 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.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Mon, Oct 29, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Create a free email account. Learn how to navigate the environment, including the Inbox, the Reading pane, and the Compose area.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Mon, Oct 29, 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Learn how to compose and send email messages with attachments. Become familiar with replying and forwarding messages.

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Oct 30, 9:00am - 7:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Oct 30, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Edit your video faster and more accurately with Adobe Premiere. Split and trim video clips with precision directly in the Timeline. Add built-in effects, transitions, and titles to your film.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Oct 30, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Create create eye-catching designs and learn how to correct image imperfections using a large array of tools and filters.

West Oaks - Children's Area
Tue, Oct 30, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Wear your favorite costume and play board games at the library! Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Oct 30, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Restore, touch-up and add special effects including poetic versus to photos using a variety of editing tools. Build a photo story collage to capture and enthrall your audience's imagination.

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Oct 31, 9:00am - 7:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Oct 31, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Learn how to store, access, and share your files securely on the Internet.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Oct 31, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Would you like to know how to load your gadget with free media? Let us help! Learn how to search, check out and download eBooks and audiobooks using the library?s digital collection.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Oct 31, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Oct 31, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Have a new tablet or smartphone, but not sure how to use it? Let us get you started with the basics, so you become more familiar with your personal device.

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Nov 01, 9:00am - 7:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Nov 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Learn how to create an easy to use website where you can publish your thoughts, comments or pictures so you can share with family and friends.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Nov 01, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join the community of online video viewers and makers! Learn how to search for videos via YouTube's trending feature, video metadata, and more.

West Oaks - Children's Area
Thu, Nov 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Help your child explore their world with stories and activities that encourage mathematical thinking. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Nov 01, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
How can I control what content I see and who sees my posts? What's the difference between a News Feed and a Timeline?

Canceled
Thu, Nov 01, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Thursday at the West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center.

Sarchet Community Room
Fri, Nov 02, 9:00am - 7:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Fri, Nov 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Whether you're a new or experienced Windows user, discover the ins and outs of the latest update of this popular operating system.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Fri, Nov 02, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Learn publication concepts and terminology. Become familiar with the environment and explore pre-defined templates, formatting options and adding business information.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Fri, Nov 02, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Learn how to work with master pages, headers and footers, and how to customize your publications. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sarchet Community Room
Sat, Nov 03, 9:00am - 7:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Sarchet Community Room
Sun, Nov 04, 9:00am - 7:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Nov 05, 10:15am - 10:45am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Nov 05, 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.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Nov 05, 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.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Mon, Nov 05, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
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.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Mon, Nov 05, 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Learn how to properly place your hands on the keyboard and enhance your typing skills by using the Web-based TypingMaster program.

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Nov 06, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams. Age: Adults

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Nov 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Come to the library and enjoy a story or activity as our talented library storytellers entertain ages 18 and up! Each branch will have a unique storytime. Click for more information.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Nov 06, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
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.

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Nov 06, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Show some love for Florida's state marine animal with stories and crafts. Recommended for lower elementary.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Nov 06, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Learn how to build your own website. Start with WordPress, which offers lots of options for skinning your site the way you want it.

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Nov 06, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Come join us for this genealogy research series which will focus on researching European ancestors. 

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Nov 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Learn how to apply best practices and techniques to successfully convert a Microsoft Word manuscript into an eBook.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Nov 07, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Come learn how to transfer photos to free up storage space on your devices. Join us and learn how to transfer, manage, and organize your photos! Bring your own device for this class.

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Nov 07, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
We will teach you everything you need to know to start sewing like a pro. Come learn basic sewing terminology, sewing safety, and get hands on experience with the sewing machine.

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Nov 07, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Received your DNA test results and don't know what to do next?

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Nov 08, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Join us for our genetic genealogy study group and learn how DNA test results can help to confirm, extend, and deepen your genealogical research. Registration Required.
Registration is now closed

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Nov 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Would you like to know how to load your gadget with free media? Let us help! Learn how to search, check out and download eBooks and audiobooks using the library's digital collection.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Nov 08, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Design professional layouts and create marketing materials that transform your businesses communications. Develop a magazine catalog using frames, images, graphics, type tools and more.

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Nov 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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.

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Nov 08, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Thursday at the West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Sat, Nov 10, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Learn about African American History, Heritage and Genealogy.

Sarchet Community Room
Sat, Nov 10, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Are you ready to stop renting and start enjoying all the benefits of owning a home? Come find out exactly what it takes to embark on the journey of homeownership.

Sarchet Community Room
Sun, Nov 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Design a unique work of art using yarn as your medium. Recommended for upper elementary.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Nov 12, 10:15am - 10:45am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Nov 12, 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.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Nov 12, 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.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Nov 12, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Impress that special someone in your life by wrapping their gift in a handmade gift bag! These gift bags can be made for any occasion. Required Prerequisite: Intro to the Sewing Machine. Age: Adults

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Mon, Nov 12, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
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.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Mon, Nov 12, 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Get your computer skills racing. Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer.

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Nov 13, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Certified educators with Kidney Smart will teach you how your kidneys function, how medications, diet, and nutrition work together to help keep you healthy.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Nov 13, 11:00am - 12:30pm
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.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Nov 13, 12:45pm - 2:15pm
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.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Nov 13, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Build your business logo using graphic design theory for concepts, color, and font choices. Learn the basics of designing a business logo using vector graphics tools.

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Nov 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Wobble into the season with an interactive food craft under your wing. Space is limited. Registration is required. Recommended for upper elementary, tweens and teens.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Nov 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Custom design your greeting cards with graphics and text. Become familiar with the Publisher environment, explore pre-defined templates and formatting options.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Nov 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Nov 14, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Have a new tablet or smartphone, but not sure how to use it? Let us get you started with the basics, so you become more familiar with your personal device. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Nov 14, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Take the fashion world by storm and learn to sew your own stylish headband! Required Prerequisite: Kids Sewing: Introduction to the Sewing Machine

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Nov 14, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Want to trace your family history? Learn tips and tricks on how to find information by exploring the HeritageQuest Online database offered free at the library. #genealogy

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Nov 14, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Get an insider's look at the genealogy and research behind the Orange County Regional History Center's newest exhibition, Genome: Unlocking Life's Code, in partnership with the Smithsonian.

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Nov 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
So you want to learn more about your family's history but don't know where to begin?

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Nov 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Nov 15, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Nov 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bring your little one for a good time sorting colors and playing with food to make a cute little turkey that is both festive and delicious! Registration required. Recommended for preschoolers.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Nov 15, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Display your data in stunning charts and graphs. Insert recommended and custom charts. Edit chart data, elements and styles. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Nov 15, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Thursday at the West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Fri, Nov 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Fri, Nov 16, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
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.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Fri, Nov 16, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
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.

Sarchet Community Room
Sat, Nov 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Gather your friends and family as we explore traditions and a bright-colored world of music through stories and activities all inspired by Coco. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Sat, Nov 17, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Knitting and Crochet Club - Have a great time knitting or crocheting while mingling with other Central Florida fiber artists.

Sarchet Community Room
Sat, Nov 17, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Join in the savings! Become a savvy saver by sharing coupons and savings tips at this monthly meeting. This month: decorate a saucer while clipping coupons! Supplies will be provided.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Nov 19, 10:15am - 10:45am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Nov 19, 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.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Mon, Nov 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bring your resume to the top of the pile. Learn how to plan, create, and format a professional-looking resume using built-in templates in Microsoft Word and library resources.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Nov 19, 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.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Mon, Nov 19, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Give your job application a big boost Learn how to create and format professional cover and thank you letters using built-in templates in Microsoft Word.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Nov 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Celebrate fall by creating your own delicious cornucopia out of an ice cream cone and fill it with sweet and salty treats. Registration required. Recommended for upper elementary, tweens and teens.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Nov 19, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Calling all Families...Bring your Love of Art and Family to Life at our Access to Art for Families event!

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Mon, Nov 19, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Learn Internet concepts and terminology. Become familiar with Web browsers while surfing the Web.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Mon, Nov 19, 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Learn about search engines and search techniques to help you find exactly what you are looking for on the Web.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Nov 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Draw and design your very own three dimensional objects using an easy-to-use modeling software.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Nov 20, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Get a firsthand view of the MakerBot 3D printer in action With easy-to-use 3D modeling software, design and create more complex objects using custom shape and object tools. (tic101)

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Nov 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Come to the library and enjoy a story or activity as our talented library storytellers entertain ages 18 and up! Each branch will have a unique storytime. Click for more information.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Nov 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn how to create, forward, reply, and add attachments to e-mails.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Nov 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Learn how to schedule appointments and set tasks and reminders.

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Nov 20, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
You won’t need a passport for this trip. Explore the globe through games, trivia and activities that will have you all over the map? Recommended for upper elementary, tween and teen.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Nov 21, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Learn about the basics of using an Android based smartphone. Please bring your own device.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Nov 21, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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.

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Nov 21, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn to sew a cute keychain with this simple and fun class. Required Prerequisite: Kids Sewing: Introduction to the Sewing Machine.