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Lorelei’s Lit Lair Presents: Let’s Talk Romance!

2018-02-22 19:00:00 2018-02-22 20:00:00 America/New_York Lorelei’s Lit Lair Presents: Let’s Talk Romance! Curious about the Romance genre? Lorelei’s Lit Lair will offer recommendations and discuss all things romance. New York Times Bestselling author Kristan Higgins will be joining us via Skype! Alafaya Branch

Thursday, February 22
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2018-02-22 19:00:00 2018-02-22 20:00:00 America/New_York Lorelei’s Lit Lair Presents: Let’s Talk Romance! Curious about the Romance genre? Lorelei’s Lit Lair will offer recommendations and discuss all things romance. New York Times Bestselling author Kristan Higgins will be joining us via Skype! Alafaya Branch

Alafaya Branch

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1

Curious about the Romance genre? Lorelei’s Lit Lair will offer recommendations and discuss all things romance. New York Times Bestselling author Kristan Higgins will be joining us via Skype!

Curious about the Romance genre? Looking for new author suggestions and titles? Want to win free books?  Lorelei’s Lit Lair (Loreleislitlair.com) will offer recommendations and discuss all things romance, including contemporary, historical, romantic suspense and women’s fiction with romantic elements. Attendees can win door prizes, lots of swag and book giveaways.  Reserve your spot today! 

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Alafaya Branch

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Apr 23 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Apr 24 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Apr 25 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Apr 26 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Apr 27 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Apr 28 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Apr 29 1:00PM to 6:00PM

About the branch

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The Alafaya Branch has a long history of providing library services to the East Orange County community. The branch originally opened in 1965 as the Azalea Park branch, situated on Lake Barton Road. From the 1970s through the 1990s the branch provided library services from shopping center locations. Ground was broken in January 1999 for a new branch, designed to be the prototype branch for future Orange County Library System branches. Opened on February 1, 2000, the Alafaya branch was funded by a Florida Library Construction Grant.

Upcoming events

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Thu, Apr 26, 10:15am - 10:40am
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.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Thu, Apr 26, 10:30am - 12:00pm
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Thu, Apr 26, 10:45am - 11:10am
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.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Thu, Apr 26, 11:15am - 11:45am
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.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Thu, Apr 26, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Model, rig and animate a 3D robotic arm!

Thu, Apr 26, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Curious about the Romance genre? Looking for new author suggestions and titles? Lorelei’s Lit Lair will offer recommendations and discuss all things romance. Reserve your spot today!

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Fri, Apr 27, 10:15am - 10:40am
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.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Fri, Apr 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
Learn how to compose and send e-mail messages with attachments. Become familiar with replying and forwarding messages. Recommended Audience: Adult

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Fri, Apr 27, 10:45am - 11:10am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Fri, Apr 27, 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.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Fri, Apr 27, 11:45am - 12:15pm
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Sat, Apr 28, 10:30am - 11:30am
Draw and design your very own three dimensional solid objects using an easy-to-use modeling software. (tic101)

Alafaya - Ask at Desk Internal
Sat, Apr 28, 11:30am - 12:30pm
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.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Sat, Apr 28, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
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. Recommended Audience: Adult

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Sat, Apr 28, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teens, if gaming is your thing, come get your game on at the library! Join us for action packed fun with the hottest games!

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Sat, Apr 28, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Customize your Web pages using CSS. Learn how to add functionality such as Google Maps CSS Hovers and Transitions into Web pages. Recommended Audience: Adult

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Sun, Apr 29, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult
This event is full

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Sun, Apr 29, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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.
This event is full

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Mon, Apr 30, 10:30am - 11:30am
Come for a sunny day, and join us as we enjoy stories, games, and crafts from Sesame Street! Ages 2-5.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Mon, Apr 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn the art of composing and framing your shot. Experiment with the ISO, shutter speed and aperture settings on a simulated DSLR camera and feel the power it gives you.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Mon, Apr 30, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Mon, Apr 30, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Discover the maker in you as we complete challenges, STEM projects and experiments. (tic101)
This event is full

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Mon, Apr 30, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.
This event is full

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Tue, May 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn how to plan, create, and format a professional-looking resume using built-in templates in Microsoft Word and Resume Creator resources.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Tue, May 01, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice at the Alafaya Branch.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Tue, May 01, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Learn how to create and format professional cover and thank you letters using built-in templates in Microsoft Word. This class is part of the Job Seekers course track.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Tue, May 01, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Create polished documents in Microsoft Word.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Tue, May 01, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Students will meet once each week to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview. Please note that students must attend all four sessions.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Tue, May 01, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Add style to your documents. Impact your readers with images, text boxes and Smart Art. Ensure readability with basic review tools.

Alafaya - Ask at Desk Internal
Wed, May 02, 10:00am - 7:00pm
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library patrons and assist with social and government services.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Wed, May 02, 10:15am - 10:45am
Help your child with their motor development skills in this interactive bubble class. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Wed, May 02, 10:30am - 11:30am
Learn how to use ELLIS to begin or improve your English language skills. This ESOL software provides lessons through watching, listening, practicing, and speaking.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Wed, May 02, 10:45am - 11:15am
Help your child with their motor development skills in this interactive bubble class. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Wed, May 02, 11:45am - 1:30pm
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

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Wed, May 02, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Arts and crafts aren't just for kids! Release your inner child and come to adult crafting.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Thu, May 03, 10:15am - 10:40am
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.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Thu, May 03, 10:45am - 11:10am
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.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Thu, May 03, 11:15am - 11:45am
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.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Thu, May 03, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Custom design your greeting cards with graphics and text. Become familiar with the Microsoft Publisher environment, explore pre-defined templates and formatting options.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Thu, May 03, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Organize information in your documents. Insert and format tables to display and calculate data.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Thu, May 03, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Come one, come all and join the Kingdom of Board-om as we explore both classic board games and the cutting edge of current gaming at the Alafaya library. All ages welcome.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Thu, May 03, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
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.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Fri, May 04, 10:15am - 10:40am
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.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Fri, May 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
Take your first steps into the world of computing. Discover the essential parts of and types of computers, as well as the basics of using a computer for the first time.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Fri, May 04, 10:45am - 11:10am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Fri, May 04, 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.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Fri, May 04, 11:45am - 12:15pm
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Fri, May 04, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Whether you're a new or experienced Windows user, discover the ins and outs of the latest update of this popular operating system.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Fri, May 04, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Join the community of online video viewers and makers! Learn how to search for videos via YouTube's trending feature, video metadata, and more.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Sat, May 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Add cool effects to your photos, such as cartoon transformations, image morphing, artistic painting and much more using an easy-to-use Web-based photo-editing application.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Sat, May 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Learn how to use Essential Oils in the kitchen. Food will be served at this event, please see staff about specific needs concerning food allergies.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Sat, May 05, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Learn about the functionality of Photoshop and explore the environment. Become familiar with using selection and editing tools.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Sat, May 05, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Learn how to use layers, layer masks, free transform tools, and text tools. Become familiar with adding basic effects to images.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Sun, May 06, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Learn how to add layer styles, custom shapes, gradients, and photo filters. Become familiar with adding advanced effects to images.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Sun, May 06, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Young comic fans, unite and celebrate Earth's mightiest of heroes. Marvel at our stories, crafts and activities. Ages 6-12. Registration recommended.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Sun, May 06, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Learn how to apply common image editing techniques used to retouch and restore photographs.

Alafaya - Ask at Desk Internal
Mon, May 07, 10:00am - 2:00pm
CareerSource staff will be onsite to help support individuals needing assistance and identifying challenges during the job search process.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Mon, May 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us for hands-on early learning adventures observing science, math and art in a sensory-rich environment. Dress for a mess. Ages 2-4.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Mon, May 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Mon, May 07, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Mon, May 07, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Discover the maker in you as we complete challenges, STEM projects and experiments.

Alafaya - Ask at Desk Internal
Mon, May 07, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Put on your pjs and join us for a nighttime story time! Enjoy stories and songs for the whole family!

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Mon, May 07, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Tue, May 08, 10:30am - 11:30am
Every month we learn and explore with our favorite PBS characters! Enjoy a story, craft and episode. This month we'll play with the Dinosaur Train.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Tue, May 08, 10:30am - 11:30am
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas. Recommended Audience: Adult

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Tue, May 08, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow. Recommended Audience: Adult

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Tue, May 08, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Tue, May 08, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice at the Alafaya Branch.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Tue, May 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Tue, May 08, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Students will meet once each week to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview. Please note that students must attend all four sessions.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Tue, May 08, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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.

Alafaya - Ask at Desk Internal
Wed, May 09, 10:00am - 7:00pm
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library patrons and assist with social and government services.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Wed, May 09, 10:30am - 1:30pm
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

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Wed, May 09, 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

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Wed, May 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Automate everyday tasks with macros. Record data entry and formatting .Insert and modify objects to run macros without coding. Recommended Audience: Adult

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Wed, May 09, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Can you take a ribbing? Create a stretchy ribbed fabric with alternating knit and purl stitches.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Thu, May 10, 10:15am - 10:40am
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.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Thu, May 10, 10:30am - 12:00pm
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Thu, May 10, 10:45am - 11:10am
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.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Thu, May 10, 11:15am - 11:45am
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.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Thu, May 10, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bring your plants, get your soil pH tested, and ask questions! Click for more information.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Thu, May 10, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Thu, May 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Who wants to go on a safari with Microsoft PowerPoint? Use the mouse to form wild combinations of animals while learning how to create a basic presentation and view your slideshow masterpiece.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Thu, May 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Learn publication concepts and terminology. Become familiar with the environment and explore pre-defined templates, formatting options and adding business information. Recommended Audience: Adult

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Thu, May 10, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn how to work with master pages, headers and footers, and how to customize your publications. Recommended Audience: Adult

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Fri, May 11, 10:15am - 10:40am
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.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Fri, May 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
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. Recommended Audience: Adult

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Fri, May 11, 10:45am - 11:10am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Fri, May 11, 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.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Fri, May 11, 11:45am - 12:15pm
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Fri, May 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Learn how to properly place your hands on the keyboard and enhance your typing skills by using the Web-based Typing Quest program. Recommended Audience: Adult

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Fri, May 11, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
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!

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Sat, May 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Make physics fun with Algodoo computer program to design and animate cars.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Sat, May 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Each month we will conduct awesome new experiments, learning all about chemistry, physics, earth science, and more. This program is intended for scientists ages 8-13.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Sat, May 12, 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

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Sat, May 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us with the family at the Alafaya Branch to make your own instrument and learn the basics of sound. Registration required.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Sat, May 12, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Want to expand your skills? Learn how to layout Web pages using HTML5 tags. In this class, you learn how to create a header, footer and different sections in a Web page. Recommended Audience: Adult

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Sun, May 13, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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. Recommended Audience: Adult

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Sun, May 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Celebrate this Mother’s Day with the classic music of the Carpenters. Family friendly event.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Sun, May 13, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Customize your Web pages using CSS. Learn how to add functionality such as Google Maps CSS Hovers and Transitions into Web pages. Recommended Audience: Adult

Alafaya - Ask at Desk Internal
Sun, May 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Make you own musical creation for Mom. Ages 3 and up.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Mon, May 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Shake, rattle and roll as we dive into picture books and engage in dance and movement activities. Ages 2–5.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Mon, May 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn how to use various Internet resources to search and apply for jobs. You will become familiar with popular job search websites and common questions on job applications.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Mon, May 14, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Learn the interview process and what you can do to better prepare yourself for the big day! You will also become familiar with popular websites that provide supporting information.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Mon, May 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Discover the maker in you as we complete challenges, STEM projects and experiments. This week we will work on making musical instruments.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Mon, May 14, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Explore the fundamentals of sound theory. Discuss how the physics of sound affects recordings. Learn key digital audio concepts, including sample rate, bit depth and file types.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Mon, May 14, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Tue, May 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Being a big kid means doing new things! This month we'll learn about cleaning up!

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Tue, May 15, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Create a program with Python, an easy to learn programming language. Assign variables, input data and develop calculations to make an interactive application.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Tue, May 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Tue, May 15, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice at the Alafaya Branch.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Tue, May 15, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Tue, May 15, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Explore the workings of analog synthesizers as we demo creating sounds from scratch. We will go over the parts of an analog synth and routing.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Tue, May 15, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Students will meet once each week to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview. Please note that students must attend all four sessions.

Wed, May 16, 10:00am - 7:00pm
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library patrons and assist with social and government services.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Wed, May 16, 10:30am - 11:30am
A musical adventure awaits with storytime and crafts. Ages 2-5. Registration recommended.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Wed, May 16, 10:30am - 1:30pm
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

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Wed, May 16, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Learn how to use advanced sort and filter options; apply data validation and other data tools to organize your data.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Wed, May 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn how to apply data subtotals, outlines, data consolidation and conditional formatting to organize your data.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Wed, May 16, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Listen to music while you create your work of art.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Wed, May 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Learn presentation concepts and terminology. Learn how to create a basic presentation by using templates, text, and picture files.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Wed, May 16, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
The Alafaya Book Club's May selection is “The Man in the High Castle” by Philip K. Dick.

Alafaya - Ask at Desk Internal
Wed, May 16, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Hear local singer/songwriter Leo AEther and his band performing live at the Alafaya Branch. AEther's musical roots stem from his hispanic heritage and can be clearly heard in his music.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Wed, May 16, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn how to insert and customize SmartArt graphics, tables, charts and video. Recommended Audience: Adult

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Thu, May 17, 10:15am - 10:40am
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.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Thu, May 17, 10:30am - 12:00pm
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Thu, May 17, 10:45am - 11:10am
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.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Thu, May 17, 11:15am - 11:45am
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.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Thu, May 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Thu, May 17, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
All the world-famous musicians have gone missing! You will uncover knowledge about the different types of music such as classical, jazz, pop, rock, and r&b! Ages 6-12. Registration required.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Thu, May 17, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Fly around the globe and view famous world landmarks using Google Earth. Also, go beyond the Earth with Google Sky!

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Thu, May 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Learn how to insert slide transitions, add animations and hyperlinks. Create a customized photo album with simple to use tools. Recommended Audience: Adult

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Thu, May 17, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn how to customize a theme and to format slides through the slide master. (tec101)

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Fri, May 18, 10:15am - 10:40am
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.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Fri, May 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
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.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Fri, May 18, 10:45am - 11:10am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Fri, May 18, 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.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Fri, May 18, 11:45am - 12:15pm
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Fri, May 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Learn the basics of buying and selling on eBay.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Fri, May 18, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Learn how to buy and sell handmade or vintage items on Etsy.com Recommended Audience: Adult

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Sat, May 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
Want to create your very own music mix? Learn how to use Audacity's sound tools to edit and mix audio files like a pro.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Sat, May 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Join professional guitarist, Jeff Scott for an interactive music workshop. Listen to various styles of music from classical to rock then discover what it takes to create a blues song.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Sat, May 19, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Learn the basic features of QuickBooks Pro and how it can be used to organize your business or personal finances. Explore the environment and master the basic concepts of balance sheet.

Alafaya - Ask at Desk Internal
Sat, May 19, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Go beyond with a Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 themed event. Enjoy out of this world music, trivia, games and activities. Ages 8-18.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Sat, May 19, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Learn how keep order while encouraging your teen’s independence. Teenagers will come to understand that little things do matter. Registration required. Click for more information.

Alafaya - Ask at Desk Internal
Sat, May 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Classic Rock School of Music presents the Drum Circle at Alafaya! Bring your best grooves and jam to various rhythms! Ages 6-12.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Sat, May 19, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items. Recommended Audience: Adult

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Sun, May 20, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Sun, May 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
The bad guys took your castle and now is your chance to get it back! Join us at the Alafaya library and learn about the physics behind medieval siege engines.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Sun, May 20, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
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.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Mon, May 21, 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.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Mon, May 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn the art of composing and framing your shot. Experiment with the ISO, shutter speed and aperture settings on a simulated DSLR camera and feel the power it gives you.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Mon, May 21, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Mon, May 21, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Discover the maker in you as we complete challenges, STEM projects and experiments.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Mon, May 21, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Tue, May 22, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Take your knowledge of coding to the next level with Object-Oriented Programming. Learn modern application development by defining classes, creating objects and simplifying code.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Tue, May 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Get a firsthand view of the MakerBot 3D printer in action as it builds an object layer by layer! (tic101)

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Tue, May 22, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice at the Alafaya Branch.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Tue, May 22, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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)

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Tue, May 22, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas. Recommended Audience: Adult

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Tue, May 22, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Students will meet once each week to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview. Please note that students must attend all four sessions.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Tue, May 22, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow. Recommended Audience: Adult

Alafaya - Ask at Desk Internal
Wed, May 23, 10:00am - 7:00pm
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library patrons and assist with social and government services.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Wed, May 23, 10:30am - 1:30pm
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

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Wed, May 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Ages 6-12

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Wed, May 23, 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

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Wed, May 23, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
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.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Thu, May 24, 10:15am - 10:40am
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.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Thu, May 24, 10:30am - 12:00pm
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Thu, May 24, 10:45am - 11:10am
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.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Thu, May 24, 11:15am - 11:45am
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.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Thu, May 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Design professional layouts and create marketing materials that transform your businesses communications. Develop a magazine catalog using frames, images, graphics, type tools and more.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Thu, May 24, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Build real video games with LEGO Game Builder! Create custom worlds filled with interesting obstacles and baddies.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Thu, May 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Curious about the Romance genre? Looking for new author suggestions and titles? Lorelei’s Lit Lair will offer recommendations and discuss all things romance. Reserve your spot today!

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Fri, May 25, 10:15am - 10:40am
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.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Fri, May 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
Get your computer skills racing. Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Fri, May 25, 10:45am - 11:10am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Fri, May 25, 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.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Fri, May 25, 11:45am - 12:15pm
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Fri, May 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
How can I control what content I see and who sees my posts? What's the difference between a News Feed and a Timeline?

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Fri, May 25, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Facebook is a great tool for businesses! Create a Facebook page for your business to engage with customers and promote your products and services.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Sat, May 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
Bring your ideas to life. Draw and animate shapes in Microsoft PowerPoint. Combine shapes into pictures, then use simple formatting, transition and animation tools to bring them to life.

Alafaya - Ask at Desk Internal
Sat, May 26, 11:30am - 12:30pm
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.

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Sat, May 26, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Move your documents to the cloud! Learn how to collaborate, share, and access your files from anywhere with Google Docs, a free online application from Google.

Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Sat, May 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Use your aMAZEing observation skills to find the 40 artifacts hidden in the labyrinth! Who will challenge the maze as it rises once more?

Alafaya - Computer Lab
Sat, May 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn how to edit your digital photos and images using free Web applications.