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Tiny Tales

2023-02-09 11:30:00 2023-02-09 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, February 09
11:30am - 11:45am

Add to Calendar 2023-02-09 11:30:00 2023-02-09 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 19 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Feb 20 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Feb 21 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Feb 22 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Feb 23 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Feb 24 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Feb 25 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 21, 10:15am - 11:15am
Technology Classroom
Identify the basic features and tools to get you started. Learn how to create a presentation by using templates, text, and picture files.
This event is full

Wed, Feb 21, 11:00am - 11:45am
Toddlers use unstructured play to advance their physical and cognitive development and to have FUN! Recommended for ages 18-36 months.

Wed, Feb 21, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
Capture your audience attention with a visually compelling presentation. Learn how to insert and customize SmartArt graphics, tables, charts and video.

Wed, Feb 21, 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 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Thu, Feb 22, 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, Feb 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, Feb 22, 11:00am - 11:20am
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 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 0-18 months.

Thu, Feb 22, 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.

Fri, Feb 23, 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 24, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Area
Children can improve their literacy skills by reading to a therapy dog with Golden retriever Rescue of Mid-Florida. Practice with a furry friend and build your confidence. Recommended for children.

Sat, Feb 24, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom
Have a new tablet or smartphone, but not sure how to use it? Let us get you started with the basics, so you become more familiar with your personal device.

Sat, Feb 24, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Conference Room
Experience the joy and camaraderie of reading aloud a book with others each week. Facilitator-led in partnership with the Dr. P. Phillips YMCA and Southwest Library. 18+

Sat, Feb 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Southwest - Ask at Desk
Join professional belly dancer, Helen Blondel, as she teaches the fundamentals of belly dance using a step-by-step approach. Learn about its history, social significance, and fun creative art form!
This event is full

Sat, Feb 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Technology Classroom
Need to pack up some small things for a trip to a theme park or just carry snacks for a short hike? This is the perfect easy to make backpack for those times when you only need to carry a few things.

Mon, Feb 26, 11:00am - 11:30am
Southwest - Ask at Desk
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 ages 0-18 months.

Mon, Feb 26, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Southwest - Ask at Desk
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, Feb 26, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Come participate in math, science, history, art and literature-based learning to support your child's homeschool curriculum. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Tue, Feb 27, 10:15am - 11:15am
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.

Tue, Feb 27, 11:00am - 11:45am
Explore families and feelings through stories, rhymes and activities designed to help preschoolers develop skills to become readers and succeed in kindergarten. Recommended for ages 4-5.

Tue, Feb 27, 12:45pm - 2:45pm
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

Wed, Feb 28, 10:15am - 11:15am
Technology Classroom
Get more precise control over your presentation. Learn how to insert slide transitions, add animations and hyperlinks. Create a customized photo album with simple to use tools.

Wed, Feb 28, 11:00am - 11:45am
Southwest - Ask at Desk
Amigos come in all colors! Discover friendship and kindness through a world of color in this bilingual program. Recommended for toddlers ages 18-36 months.

Wed, Feb 28, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
Make universal style changes to all slides in your presentation. Learn how to customize a theme and to format slides through the slide master.

Wed, Feb 28, 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 29, All day
Stop by to write a postcard to our character of the month and drop it in our mailbox! The character mailbox helps encourage reading, writing, and creativity.

Thu, Feb 29, All day
Use your best detective skills to discover the secrets hidden in plain sight. Snoop around the library and enjoy fun crafts and activities. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

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

Thu, Feb 29, 10:15am - 11:15am
Technology Classroom
Learn how to create, forward, reply, and add attachments to e-mails.

Thu, Feb 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, Feb 29, 11:00am - 11:20am
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 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 0-18 months.

Thu, Feb 29, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
Learn how to schedule appointments and set tasks and reminders.

Thu, Feb 29, 2:00pm - 3:45pm
Join the Southwest Book Club to discuss fiction by Lauren Groff: Her latest: The Vaster Wilds and her short story collection: Florida. Registration req. 18+

Sat, Mar 02, 10:00am - 10:45am
Join us for an outdoor nature Storytime hosted near the playground at Bill Frederick Park. Small fee required to enter the park. Recommended for ages 0-12.

Sat, Mar 02, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Conference Room
Experience the joy and camaraderie of reading aloud a book with others each week. Facilitator-led in partnership with the Dr. P. Phillips YMCA and Southwest Library. 18+

Mon, Mar 04, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Southwest - Ask at Desk
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Tue, Mar 05, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Southwest - Ask at Desk
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Tue, Mar 05, 10:15am - 12:00pm
Technology Classroom
Build up your knitting skills in this technique focused series. Each class features a new skill, stitch pattern or technique. Swatches created may be seamed onto cardstock sheep swatch holder.

Tue, Mar 05, 11:00am - 11:45am
Who says you can’t play with your food? Strengthen important early literacy skills through food-themed stories, activities and a craft. Recommended for ages 4-5.

Tue, Mar 05, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
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, Mar 06, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Southwest - Ask at Desk
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Wed, Mar 06, 10:00am - 10:45am
Join us for an outdoor nature Storytime hosted near the playground at Bill Frederick Park. Small fee required to enter the park. Recommended for ages 0-12.

Wed, Mar 06, 10:15am - 11:45am
Technology Classroom
Learn the basic features of QuickBooks Pro and how it can be used to organize your business finances. Explore the environment and master the basic concepts of balance sheet.

Wed, Mar 06, 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Technology Classroom
Learn how to use advanced sort and filter options; apply data validation and other data tools to organize your data.

Thu, Mar 07, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Southwest - Ask at Desk
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Thu, Mar 07, 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.

Thu, Mar 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
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 07, 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 07, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
Contact your mailing list with ease. Use the Mail Merge wizard to create personalized letters and emails.

Thu, Mar 07, 11:30am - 12:00pm
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 0-18 months.

Fri, Mar 08, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Southwest - Ask at Desk
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sat, Mar 09, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Southwest - Ask at Desk
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sat, Mar 09, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Technology Classroom
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day by making a cute shamrock festive pin.

Sat, Mar 09, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Conference Room
Experience the joy and camaraderie of reading aloud a book with others each week. Facilitator-led in partnership with the Dr. P. Phillips YMCA and Southwest Library. 18+

Sat, Mar 09, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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

Sun, Mar 10, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Southwest - Ask at Desk
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Mon, Mar 11, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Southwest - Ask at Desk
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Mon, Mar 11, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Parking Lot 2
Join the Southwest Library for a walk outdoors at Bill Frederick Park followed by discussion of Other Birds by Sarah Addison Allen. Registration required. 18+

Tue, Mar 12, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Southwest - Ask at Desk
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Tue, Mar 12, 10:15am - 12:45pm
Technology Classroom
Learn sashiko hand sewing techniques that form geometric patterns from simple running stitches. Create beautiful designs layer-by-layer while learning to mark and sew these geometric designs.
This event is full

Tue, Mar 12, 11:00am - 11:45am
Count and quack your way to becoming a good reader through stories, rhymes and activities designed to help preschoolers develop vital skills to succeed in kindergarten. Recommended for ages 4-5.

Tue, Mar 12, 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 13, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Southwest - Ask at Desk
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Wed, Mar 13, 10:15am - 11:45am
Technology Classroom
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items.

Wed, Mar 13, 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Technology Classroom
Learn how to apply data subtotals, outlines, data consolidation and conditional formatting to organize your data.

Thu, Mar 14, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Southwest - Ask at Desk
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Thu, Mar 14, 10:15am - 11:15am
Technology Classroom
Use templates with ease. Modify text and picture placeholders, explore paste options, format pictures and insert charts.

Thu, Mar 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
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 14, 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 14, 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.

Thu, Mar 14, 11:30am - 12:00pm
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 0-18 months.

Fri, Mar 15, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Southwest - Ask at Desk
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sat, Mar 16, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Southwest - Ask at Desk
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sat, Mar 16, 10:30am - 11:30am
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

Sat, Mar 16, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Conference Room
Experience the joy and camaraderie of reading aloud a book with others each week. Facilitator-led in partnership with the Dr. P. Phillips YMCA and Southwest Library. 18+

Sat, Mar 16, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Technology Classroom
Let's play a Dungeons & Dragons Adventure! Choose a premade character to embark on a one-shot campaign full of mystery, puzzles, monsters, and portals.

Sun, Mar 17, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Southwest - Ask at Desk
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Mon, Mar 18, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Inside the Dr. P. Phillips YMCA
Join us at Foxtail Coffee Co. inside the Dr. Phillips YMCA to discuss this month's listening list that spotlights various aspects of care—from self-care to childcare to eldercare to memory care. 18+

Tue, Mar 19, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Southwest - Ask at Desk
Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Tue, Mar 19, 11:00am - 11:45am
How do shadows work? Follow Bear in this interactive storytime as he discovers how shadows are created. Recommended for families with children ages 3 to 5 years old.

Wed, Mar 20, 11:00am - 11:45am
Ahoy! Toddlers will engage in stories and songs about boats and participate in a fun activity using fine motor skills to reinforce what they have learned. Recommended for ages 18-36 months.

Canceled
Wed, Mar 20, 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 21, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Thu, Mar 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
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 21, 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 21, 11:00am - 11:45am
Technology Classroom
Take an adventure inside a computer! Build your own paper laptop from the inside out while learning what makes a computer work.

Thu, Mar 21, 11:30am - 12:00pm
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 0-18 months.

Thu, Mar 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Technology Classroom
Build your LEGO Designs on the computer with this easy to use free software. Create custom designs by snapping virtual bricks together. Print instructions or share your builds with friends online.

Fri, Mar 22, 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.