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Tiny Tales

2022-12-29 11:30:00 2022-12-29 11:45:00 America/New_York Tiny Tales 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. Southwest Branch -

Thursday, December 29
11:30am - 11:45am

Add to Calendar 2022-12-29 11:30:00 2022-12-29 11:45:00 America/New_York Tiny Tales 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. Southwest Branch -

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.

Designed especially for babies, Tiny Tales lasts approximately 15 minutes.

AGE GROUP: | Babies |

EVENT TYPE: | Storytime |

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Southwest Branch

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Feb 06 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Feb 07 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Feb 08 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Feb 09 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Feb 10 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Feb 11 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Feb 12 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

Wed, Feb 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Celebrate with stories, songs, dancing, and crafts in honor of the library's 100th birthday! Recommended for ages 18-36 months.

Wed, Feb 08, 10:45am - 11:45am
Technology Classroom
Learn how to use advanced sort and filter options; apply data validation and other data tools to organize your data.

Wed, Feb 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Practice speaking and listening in English. Designed for intermediate to advanced adult English learners. Increase fluency, enrich vocabulary, and gain confidence. Plus, reading and writing practice.
This event is full

Wed, Feb 08, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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.

Wed, Feb 08, 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, Feb 09, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Thu, Feb 09, 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, Feb 09, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Technology Classroom
Learn basic Web design processes and terminology and how to create a simple Web page using HTML tags.

Thu, Feb 09, 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, Feb 09, 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, Feb 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Technology Classroom
Contact your mailing list with ease. Use the Mail Merge wizard to create personalized letters and emails.

Thu, Feb 09, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Drop in and practice your reading skills with a teen volunteer buddy. Recommended for ages 5-8.

Sat, Feb 11, 10:15am - 11:15am
Technology Classroom
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Sat, Feb 11, 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 15+.
This event is full

Sat, Feb 11, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Sat, Feb 11, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Southwest - Ask at Desk
Join Rebecca Hubler, Interior Designer, as she shows how to incorporate lighting, color, texture, art and accessories to transform an ordinary space into the extraordinary.

Mon, Feb 13, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Join the Southwest Library for a walk on a paved trail at a local park followed by discussion of How the Word is Passed by Clint Smith. Registration required. 18+

Mon, Feb 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Explore sensory activities made with love and help baby develop fine and gross motor skills. Recommended for babies.

Mon, Feb 13, 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, Feb 13, 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, Feb 14, 11:00am - 11:45am
Celebrate love and make a valentine for someone special in your life. Preschoolers will listen to stories and engage in songs and activities that promote early literacy. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Wed, Feb 15, 10:15am - 12:00pm
Technology Classroom
Celebrate OCLS's 100th birthday by knitting the decades with us. This month's featured pattern is a detachable Peter Pan Collar.

Wed, Feb 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Clap your hands, stomp your feet and shout hooray! Bring your little ones to celebrate with a smile. Recommended for ages 18 - 36 months.

Wed, Feb 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Practice speaking and listening in English. Designed for intermediate to advanced adult English learners. Increase fluency, enrich vocabulary, and gain confidence. Plus, reading and writing practice.
This event is full

Wed, Feb 15, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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.

Wed, Feb 15, 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, Feb 16, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Thu, Feb 16, 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, Feb 16, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Technology Classroom
Want to display data properly on your web page? Learn how to build a responsive table to showcase your data.

Thu, Feb 16, 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, Feb 16, 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, Feb 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Technology Classroom
Use templates with ease. Modify text and picture placeholders, explore paste options, format pictures and insert charts.

Thu, Feb 16, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Drop in and practice your reading skills with a teen volunteer buddy. Recommended for ages 5-8.

Fri, Feb 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
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, Feb 18, 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

Sat, Feb 18, 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.

Mon, Feb 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Using rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more, we will be interacting together to help develop important pre-literacy skills in our littlest ones! Recommended for babies.

Mon, Feb 20, 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, Feb 20, 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, Feb 21, 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, Feb 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Chugga-chugga choo-choo, all aboard! Become a conductor and join us for trainloads of stories and crafts. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Tue, Feb 21, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Technology Classroom
Get your computer skills racing. Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer.

Wed, Feb 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Celebrate National Pig Day with stories and activities featuring our favorite pigs. Recommended for toddlers ages 18-36 months.

Wed, Feb 22, 10:45am - 11:45am
Technology Classroom
Learn how to apply data subtotals, outlines, data consolidation and conditional formatting to organize your data.

Wed, Feb 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Practice speaking and listening in English. Designed for intermediate to advanced adult English learners. Increase fluency, enrich vocabulary, and gain confidence. Plus, reading and writing practice.
This event is full

Wed, Feb 22, 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, Feb 23, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Thu, Feb 23, 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, Feb 23, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Technology Classroom
Do you want to interact with your users? Learn how to create an interactive form to collect data from your site visitors.

Thu, Feb 23, 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, Feb 23, 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, Feb 23, 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.

Thu, Feb 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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.

Thu, Feb 23, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Drop in and practice your reading skills with a teen volunteer buddy. Recommended for ages 5-8.

Fri, Feb 24, 10:30am - 11:30am
Southwest - Ask at Desk
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.

Sat, Feb 25, 10:15am - 11:15am
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.

Sat, Feb 25, 10:30am - 11:45am
Explore geometric patterns featured in Art Deco. Create your own Art Deco inspired art piece. All supplies provided. Registration required. Intended for audiences 18+

Sat, Feb 25, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
Display your data in stunning charts and graphs. Insert recommended and custom charts. Edit chart data, elements and styles.

Mon, Feb 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Southwest - Ask at Desk
Read! Learn! Play! Introduce your baby to important literacy practices that encourage learning and developmental growth. Recommended for babies.

Mon, Feb 27, 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, Feb 27, 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, Feb 28, 10:15am - 12:15pm
Technology Classroom
Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams.
This event is full

Tue, Feb 28, 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 ages 3-5.

Tue, Feb 28, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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.

Wed, Mar 01, 10:15am - 11:15am
Technology Classroom
Create polished documents in Microsoft Word. Navigate the Word user interface and apply basic word processing techniques to create a formatted letter. Ensure readability with basic review tools.

Wed, Mar 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Toddlers use unstructured play to advance their physical and cognitive development and to have FUN! Recommended for toddlers ages 18-36 mos.

Wed, Mar 01, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
Contact your mailing list with ease. Use the Mail Merge wizard to create personalized letters and emails.

Wed, Mar 01, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Practice speaking and listening in English. Designed for intermediate to advanced adult English learners. Increase fluency, enrich vocabulary, and gain confidence. Plus, reading and writing practice.

Wed, Mar 01, 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, Mar 02, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Thu, Mar 02, 10:15am - 11:15am
Technology Classroom
Learn how to use advanced sort and filter options; apply data validation and other data tools to organize your data.

Thu, Mar 02, 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, Mar 02, 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, Mar 02, 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, Mar 02, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
Learn how to apply data subtotals, outlines, data consolidation and conditional formatting to organize your data.

Thu, Mar 02, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Join the Southwest Daytime Book Club to discuss Horse by Geraldine Brooks. Brooks braids a sweeping story of spirit, obsession, and injustice in America.  Age 18+

Thu, Mar 02, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Drop in and practice your reading skills with a teen volunteer buddy. Recommended for ages 5-8.

Sat, Mar 04, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Southwest - Ask at Desk
Join Rebecca Hubler, Interior Designer, as she helps homeowners and design enthusiasts understand and apply the basics of Interior Design to successfully create their own projects.

Mon, Mar 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Support your baby's physical, social and emotional learning through play and build thinking, communication and language skills. Recommended for babies 0-18 months.

Mon, Mar 06, 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 ages 0-5.

Mon, Mar 06, 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, Mar 07, 10:15am - 12:00pm
Technology Classroom
Celebrate OCLS's 100th birthday by knitting the decades with us. This month's featured pattern is The Cherry Pie Scarf by Yucca. It's a quick knit with star stitch and integrated I-cord details.

Tue, Mar 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Do you hear the drip-drop of rain or the clapping of thunder? Observing the weather, will sure make you wonder…What could it mean when the wind blows? Recommended for ages 3-5.

Tue, Mar 07, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Technology Classroom
Learn to stitch using Sashiko hand sewing techniques. This Japanese hand sewing technique uses the simple running stitch to form geometric patterns.

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

Wed, Mar 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Follow the rainbow with your little lucky charms for an Irish feast with a fun with story, interactive stations and everything green. Recommended for ages 18-36 months.

Wed, Mar 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.

Wed, Mar 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Practice speaking and listening in English. Designed for intermediate to advanced adult English learners. Increase fluency, enrich vocabulary, and gain confidence. Plus, reading and writing practice.

Wed, Mar 08, 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, Mar 09, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Thu, Mar 09, 10:15am - 11:15am
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.

Thu, Mar 09, 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, Mar 09, 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, Mar 09, 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, Mar 09, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
Display your data in stunning charts and graphs. Insert recommended and custom charts. Edit chart data, elements and styles.

Thu, Mar 09, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Drop in and practice your reading skills with a teen volunteer buddy. Recommended for ages 5-8.