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AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Business & Careers | Basic Tech Skills |

TAGS: | tech-productivity | tec101 |

West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
We're closed Sunday July 03 due to CLOSED
We're closed Monday July 04 due to Closed in observance of Independence Day (Fourth of July).
Mon, Jun 27 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Jun 28 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Jun 29 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Jun 30 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Jul 01 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jul 02 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jul 03 Closed
(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

Sat, Jul 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Create a one-of-a-kind resin pendant that looks like a beach scene. Must be 18 years or older to attend.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The earth is made of water, and so are you! This event will explore one of earth’s most valuable resources and show attendees how they can play their part in protecting it. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Tue, Jul 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Explore the basics of electronics while you build exciting projects with Snap Circuits. Learn the basic science of electronics and how they impact our everyday lives.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 05, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Use felt, magnets, and hand sewing techniques to create locker and fridge decorations! We will learn the basics of hand sewing in this class.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 05, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Watch your marbles race down the track. Build your own marble Learn how gravity affects the speed of a ball.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 05, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Watch your car race down the ramp. Compete in design challenges to make the best ramp with common household items and the Algodoo physics app.

Wed, Jul 06, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Children's Area
Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

Wed, Jul 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Learn about the Taíno myth of the sea, accidentally created from a giant gourd. Increase your child’s fluency with Spanish vocabulary in this bilingual program. Recommended for ages 9-12.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 06, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Bite into a new mid-week celebration: Watermelon Wednesdays! Representatives from The National Watermelon Board show you new and delicious ways to prepare this refreshing fruit. Registration required.

Thu, Jul 07, 10:15am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.

Thu, Jul 07, 10:45am - 11:05am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Thu, Jul 07, 11:15am - 11:40am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Thu, Jul 07, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn to play Dungeons and Dragons! Start with the game basics in the Adventure Begins board game, then choose a character and play a real campaign with monsters, adventure and treasure.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 07, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Build and program LEGO projects with a simple to use computer interface in this camp. Learn how technology plays an active role in our everyday life.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 07, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Meet Sphero, the cute rolling robot. Use Sphero's LED matrix to display animations and pictures, then code your robot to roll along paths and through mazes.

Thu, Jul 07, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target vocabulary, grammar structure, and conversation practices based on specific topics.

Thu, Jul 07, 5:15pm - 6:45pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Start crocheting today. Learn to chain and single crochet stitch to create bookmark perfect for your favorite books.

Fri, Jul 08, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Create a classic infinity scarf. Turn a simple rectangle of fabric into a stylish accessory. Students are required to bring thread and fabric.

Sat, Jul 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Care for the planet, and your skin, with this DIY event. Learn to use your creativity by making your own self-care products with ocean-inspired ingredients. Recommended for ages 13-18.

Sun, Jul 10, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Meet up with other nature lovers to celebrate wildflowers. Each month, we'll spotlight a different wildflower and host discussions and crafts that promote native Florida plants. Recommended for adults

Mon, Jul 11, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
There's something for everyone in this high-energy variety show. Your kids will be dazzled with juggling, magic, plate-spinning and more! Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration required.

Canceled
Mon, Jul 11, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
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.

Tue, Jul 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The sea creatures need your help! Learn about animals in the ocean and explore with interactive stories, songs, and activities. Recommended for toddlers 18-36 months. Registration required.

Tue, Jul 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Create amazing science fair charts to wow the judges using Microsoft Excel. Learn how to use the tools needed to create basic graphs to display your data.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 12, 12:15pm - 1:45pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn the basics of a new craft including preparing a hoop, basic stitches, and how to finish your work.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Children's Area
Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

Wed, Jul 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Sea turtles are survivors of the age of dinosaurs, but many are vulnerable today. Learn about these ancient reptiles and what you can do to protect them. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Thu, Jul 14, 10:15am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.

Thu, Jul 14, 10:45am - 11:05am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Thu, Jul 14, 11:15am - 11:40am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Thu, Jul 14, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn to play Dungeons and Dragons! Start with the game basics in the Adventure Begins board game, then choose a character and play a real campaign with monsters, adventure and treasure.

Thu, Jul 14, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Build and program LEGO projects with a simple to use computer interface in this camp. Learn how technology plays an active role in our everyday life.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 14, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Meet Sphero, the cute rolling robot. Use Sphero's LED matrix to display animations and pictures, then code your robot to roll along paths and through mazes.

Thu, Jul 14, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target vocabulary, grammar structure, and conversation practices based on specific topics.

Thu, Jul 14, 5:15pm - 6:45pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Add new stitches to your repertoire! Crochet a bookmark with the double and half double crochet stitches.

Fri, Jul 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Does the idea of sewing a zipper steer you away from projects? Let us help you tackle zippers head-on with confidence!

Fri, Jul 15, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
West Oaks - Children's Area
Bring your kids to meet our local police officers and enjoy a story, cookies and milk! This series will be a great chance to interact with Ocoee officers in a fun and informative environment.

Sat, Jul 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Enjoy a snake show with Professional Snake Handler, Chief Rowley, and his reptile friends. It’s guaranteed to both entertain and educate! Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration required.

Sat, Jul 16, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
This educational and interactive experience provides step-by-step instruction of headwrap styling techniques. Learn about the significance and history of head wrapping. Registration required.  

Mon, Jul 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
An interactive science show all about the five senses. The Professor uses laughter and learning to make science unforgettable. Get ready to be amazed while things explode with chemical reactions.

Canceled
Mon, Jul 18, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
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.

Tue, Jul 19, 10:30am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Use basic cross stitch techniques to make a Minecraft themed magnet! No cross stitch experience needed.

Tue, Jul 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Have a big adventure in a tiny world! In this STEAM storytime, attendees will familiarize themselves with the one of the world’s tiniest ecosystems—the tide pool! Recommended for ages 3-5.

Tue, Jul 19, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Join Alex and Steve on a Minecraft Hero's Journey! Use code to program an agent to help Alex and Steve on their journey. Use algorithms, loops, and functions to complete the code challenges.

Tue, Jul 19, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Take a trip into virtual reality. Put on a VR headset to explore outer space, chase dinosaurs, play games with droids, or ride a roller coaster.

Tue, Jul 19, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Fill in a magic coloring page and watch your picture come to life. Use an awesome app called Quiver to interact with the page and even play games using a smart device - that's augmented reality!

Tue, Jul 19, 5:00pm - 5:45pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Take a trip into virtual reality. Put on a VR headset to explore outer space, chase dinosaurs, play games with droids, or ride a roller coaster.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 20, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Children's Area
Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

Wed, Jul 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Learn about the many adaptations an octopus uses to survive. Children will engage in stories and hands-on science investigations to increase comprehension. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Thu, Jul 21, 10:15am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.

Thu, Jul 21, 10:45am - 11:05am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Thu, Jul 21, 11:15am - 11:40am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Thu, Jul 21, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Create colorful bracelets with cardboard looms and yarn. Learn how to measure and make your bracelet using kumihimo weaving techniques.

Thu, Jul 21, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Build and program LEGO projects with a simple to use computer interface in this camp. Learn how technology plays an active role in our everyday life.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Bring your design ideas to life with Canva, a free graphic design application. Save time by building on thousands of professional templates to create logos, flyers, social media content and more.

Thu, Jul 21, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target vocabulary, grammar structure, and conversation practices based on specific topics.

Thu, Jul 21, 5:15pm - 6:45pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Use beginning stitches to create square coasters perfect for summer!

Fri, Jul 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
With a fat quarter and a little stuffing, make yourself a phone stand. A great gift idea for the baker in your life.

Sat, Jul 23, 11:30am - 1:00pm
West Oaks - Children's Area
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.

Sat, Jul 23, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Children's Area
Sit back and relax during a family-friendly movie while working on a craft or coloring sheets. Recommended for ages 6 to 12.

Sun, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Storytime is the right time for family time. Reading together is a wonderful way to bond and learn from one another. Bring your families together for fun stories that are designed for all ages

Canceled
Mon, Jul 25, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
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.

Tue, Jul 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn the basics of crochet and make a bracelet for you or a friend!
This event is full

Tue, Jul 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Explore the farm with stories, interactive stations and a craft. Recommended for ages 18 months - 5 years.

Tue, Jul 26, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn the basics of cross stitching while we make cross stitched pendants! Perfect for beginners.

Wed, Jul 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Children's Area
Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

Thu, Jul 28, 10:15am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.

Thu, Jul 28, 10:45am - 11:05am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Thu, Jul 28, 11:15am - 11:40am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Thu, Jul 28, 12:15pm - 1:45pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Use basic cross stitch techniques to make a Minecraft themed magnet! No cross stitch experience needed.

Thu, Jul 28, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Build K'NEX machines such as transmissions, drag racers, cranes, rocket launchers, and more. Make learning about simple machines, motion and engineering fun with hands-on building.

Thu, Jul 28, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
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.

Thu, Jul 28, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target vocabulary, grammar structure, and conversation practices based on specific topics.

Thu, Jul 28, 5:15pm - 6:45pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Take your crochet to the next level by learning in the round crochet using chaining and double crochet stitches.

Fri, Jul 29, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Use felt, magnets, and hand sewing techniques to create locker and fridge decorations! We will learn the basics of hand sewing in this class.

Sat, Jul 30, 9:00am - 10:00am
Stop by to write a postcard to our character of the month. Then drop it in our mailbox. This month's character is Curious George!

Canceled
Mon, Aug 01, 10:00am - 10:30am
Silly and fun yoga poses designed for kids! Flow-through an imaginative journey filled with puppets, parachute games, and relaxing rest time! Recommended for families with children ages 0-7.

Mon, Aug 01, 11:30am - 12:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Bring your design ideas to life with Canva, a free graphic design application. Save time by building on thousands of professional templates to create logos, flyers, social media content and more.

Mon, Aug 01, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Go on a coding adventure. Help Awbie, the loveable monster, find his animal friends with the use of tangible Osmo coding blocks in this fun game.

Mon, Aug 01, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Bring your ideas to life. Draw and animate shapes in Microsoft PowerPoint. Combine shapes into pictures, then use simple formatting, transition and animation tools.