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In-Person: Storybook Fun

2022-10-13 10:30:00 2022-10-13 10:55:00 America/New_York In-Person: Storybook Fun The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play. Southwest Branch -

Thursday, October 13
10:30am - 10:55am

Add to Calendar 2022-10-13 10:30:00 2022-10-13 10:55:00 America/New_York In-Person: Storybook Fun The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play. Southwest Branch -

The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Designed especially for preschoolers, Storybook Fun lasts approximately 25 minutes.

AGE GROUP: | Preschoolers |

EVENT TYPE: | Storytime |

TAGS: | preschool |

Southwest Branch

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Dec 05 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Dec 06 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Dec 07 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Dec 08 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Dec 09 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Dec 10 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Dec 11 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 08, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Thu, Dec 08, 10:15am - 11:15am
Technology Classroom
Use templates with ease. Modify text and picture placeholders, explore paste options, format pictures and insert charts.

Thu, Dec 08, 10:30am - 10:55am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play. Recommended for children ages 3 to 5.

Thu, Dec 08, 11:00am - 11:25am
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. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Thu, Dec 08, 11:30am - 11:45am
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, Dec 08, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
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.

Canceled
Thu, Dec 08, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Orange County District 1 Commissioner Nicole Wilson’s legislative team will be at the branch monthly to meet with constituents. To schedule an appointment, email district1@ocfl.net.

Fri, Dec 09, 10:30am - 11:45am
Practice techniques of mindfulness and meditation for well-being and vibrancy. Taught by Rev. Dr. Viviana Collazo, Luminous Holistic Center. All levels welcome. Bring own mat. Chairs available. 15+

Sat, Dec 10, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
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. They are fast and easy to make and each one is unique.
This event is full

Sat, Dec 10, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Technology Classroom
Create a fun embroidery project. Learn how to work with felt, transfer patterns with wax paper, and use the blanket stitch while crafting a festive ornament.

Mon, Dec 12, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Join the Southwest Library for a walk at a local park followed by discussion of Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan. Exercise your mind and body! Registration required. 18+

Mon, Dec 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
First experiences are so incredible to witness! Bring your little one to play, explore and create art pieces that both of you will enjoy. Recommended for babies.

Mon, Dec 12, 11:00am - 11:30am
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for babies.

Mon, Dec 12, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Come and participate in math, science, history, art and literature-based learning to support your child's homeschool curriculum. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Tue, Dec 13, 10:15am - 12:15pm
Technology Classroom
Learn to stitch using Sashiko hand sewing techniques. This Japanese hand sewing technique uses the simple running stitch to form geometric patterns.
This event is full

Tue, Dec 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Southwest - Ask at Desk,Reading Area
Learn ancient Qigong practice with modern day instructor Jasmine Win. Using the 5 elements of life, students will undergo an empowering & uplifting shift to take control of their health & lives.

Tue, Dec 13, 10:30am - 11:15am
Preschoolers will learn about bears while strengthening early literacy skills through stories and a craft. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Tue, Dec 13, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Technology Classroom
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.

Wed, Dec 14, 10:15am - 11:15am
Technology Classroom
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult

Wed, Dec 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
See who’s snoozing this season! Join us for crafts and activities about animals who sleep all winter. Recommended for toddlers.

Wed, Dec 14, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
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.

Thu, Dec 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Thu, Dec 15, 10:15am - 11:15am
Technology Classroom
Discover how you can use Microsoft's powerful productivity tools to connect and collaborate with your team. Learn how to access apps, store and share files.

Thu, Dec 15, 10:30am - 10:55am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play. Recommended for children ages 3 to 5.

Thu, Dec 15, 11:00am - 11:25am
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. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Thu, Dec 15, 11:30am - 11:45am
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, Dec 15, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
Boost your productivity with Microsoft's powerful note-taking app. Learn how to organize your pages, revise your notes and collaborate with your team.

Sat, Dec 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
Learn beginner line dances and discover a great way to exercise and have fun. Partners not needed. Nonstick sole shoes recommended. Intended for ages 18+.

Sat, Dec 17, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
Stockings are a must-have for the holidays. Use a simple pattern to create a custom stocking. Learn some basic lining and cuff sewing techniques. Students are required to bring fabric
This event is full

Sat, Dec 17, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Silvana creates a one-of-a-kind art form by combining century's old techniques of paper marbling with bookbinding by hand. Take opportunity to meet Silvana, visit her exhibit, and watch a demo.

Sat, Dec 17, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Technology Classroom
Take a simple piece of felt and turn it into the perfect wrapping for a gift card.

Mon, Dec 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Explore baby animals in the winter with your little one. Listen to a story and learn through sensory play all while warming up to new friends. Recommended for babies.

Mon, Dec 19, 11:00am - 11:30am
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for babies.

Mon, Dec 19, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Come and participate in math, science, history, art and literature-based learning to support your child's homeschool curriculum. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Tue, Dec 20, 10:15am - 12:15pm
Technology Classroom
Take the fashion world by storm! We will teach you everything you need to know to start sewing like a pro. Learn how to sew your own small pillow using techniques like pivoting and the ladder stitch.
This event is full

Tue, Dec 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Sing, dance and learn your way through the alphabet and numbers with interactive stories and activities inspired by Plaza Sésamo! Recommended for preschoolers.

Tue, Dec 20, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Technology Classroom
Make a book to tell your story! Learn paper folding and making paper structures to create your own book.

Wed, Dec 21, 10:15am - 12:15pm
Technology Classroom
Take the fashion world by storm! We will teach you everything you need to know to start sewing like a pro. Learn how to sew your own small pillow using techniques like pivoting and the ladder stitch.
This event is full

Wed, Dec 21, 10:30am - 11:15am
Toddlers use unstructured play to aid their physical and cognitive development and have FUN using age-appropriate toys for children and their caregivers. Recommended for ages 18 -36 months.

Wed, Dec 21, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Technology Classroom
Design a personalized sign for your room! Learn how to properly use the mouse to move pictures to drag and drop and use the keyboard to type in Microsoft Word.

Thu, Dec 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Thu, Dec 22, 10:30am - 10:55am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play. Recommended for children ages 3 to 5.

Thu, Dec 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom
Design your own role-playing video games. Use Tynker to create a classic top-down role-playing game complete with enemies to fight and treasure to find.

Thu, Dec 22, 11:00am - 11:25am
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. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Thu, Dec 22, 11:30am - 11:45am
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, Dec 22, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Technology Classroom
Design your own role-playing video games. Use Tynker to create a classic top-down role-playing game complete with enemies to fight and treasure to find.

Tue, Dec 27, 10:30am - 11:15am
Preschoolers will learn how chameleons use color while strengthening early literacy skills through stories and a craft. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Wed, Dec 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
Zzzzz… Winter is here and it is time to hibernate! Interact and explore animal patterns as we snuggle into dreamland. Recommended for ages 18-36 months.

Thu, Dec 29, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Thu, Dec 29, 10:30am - 10:55am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play. Recommended for children ages 3 to 5.

Thu, Dec 29, 10:30am - 11:15am
Technology Classroom
Let's play with coding! Explore sequencing and debugging while helping Squirt find the lost books in the library.

Thu, Dec 29, 11:00am - 11:25am
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. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Thu, Dec 29, 11:30am - 11:45am
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, Dec 29, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Technology Classroom
Go on a Dungeons and Dragons Adventure! Choose a character and become a monster slayer to help your village in this D&D campaign for kids.

Tue, Jan 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
Preschoolers will combine movement and math to show how they think and feel about animals. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Wed, Jan 04, 10:15am - 12:00pm
Technology Classroom
Celebrate the library's 100th anniversary by knitting iconic decades projects. This month we are featuring the boomerang shawl.

Wed, Jan 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Transform into a meteor, a shooting star or even the moon! Gather the family for a space themed introduction to yoga. Recommended for families with children aged 2-5.

Wed, Jan 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
The LEGO® Club at the Southwest Library invites you to come use your imaginations to build! Bricks will be provided but cannot go home with you. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Thu, Jan 05, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Thu, Jan 05, 10:15am - 11:15am
Technology Classroom
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.

Thu, Jan 05, 10:30am - 10:55am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play. Recommended for children ages 3 to 5.

Thu, Jan 05, 11:00am - 11:25am
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. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Thu, Jan 05, 11:30am - 11:45am
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, Jan 05, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
Learn how to properly place your hands on the keyboard and enhance your typing skills by using the Web-based TypingMaster program.

Thu, Jan 05, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Drop in and practice your reading skills with a teen volunteer buddy. Recommended for ages 5-8.

Sat, Jan 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Southwest - Ask at Desk
Explore art styles through the decades as we celebrate the library’s 100th birthday! Recommended for families with children 6 and up.