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A Trip to Africa

Celebrate Black History Month

2023-02-15 10:15:00 2023-02-15 11:00:00 America/New_York A Trip to Africa Discover the African culture through interactive stories and activities. Get creative with color as we play with shapes and patterns to make paper kente cloth. Eatonville Branch - Eatonville - Meeting Room

Wednesday, February 15
10:15am - 11:00am

Add to Calendar 2023-02-15 10:15:00 2023-02-15 11:00:00 America/New_York A Trip to Africa Discover the African culture through interactive stories and activities. Get creative with color as we play with shapes and patterns to make paper kente cloth. Eatonville Branch - Eatonville - Meeting Room

Eatonville Branch

Eatonville - Meeting Room

Discover the African culture through interactive stories and activities. Get creative with color as we play with shapes and patterns to make paper kente cloth.

Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Eatonville Branch

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Mar 20 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Mar 21 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Mar 22 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Mar 23 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Mar 24 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Mar 25 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Mar 26 Closed

About the branch

LYNX Bus Link 1 N.Orange Ave. / Altamonte Mall
LYNX Bus Link 9 N. Orange Ave. / Rosemont

The Eatonville Library is located in the Town of Eatonville's Zora Neale Hurston Square. Eatonville is known as the oldest incorporated African American municipality in the United States.

The Eatonville Branch is a children's library featuring material and programming for children through the sixth grade. The branch serves the residents that make up the four residential quadrants of Eatonville - Calhoun, Catalina Park, Eaton Pointe, and Lake Lovely Estates. The collection, programs, and services are also available to all Orange County residents including residents of the City of Maitland and Winter Park through reciprocal borrowing.

Upcoming events

Sat, Mar 25, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Learn how to make your favorite meals in a healthier way that doesn’t cost a fortune and how to make healthier choices to incorporate into your soul food. Cooking demo by Hebni Nutrition Consultants.

Tue, Mar 28, 10:15am - 10:45am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Fun-filled yoga, meditation and mindfulness sessions with a twist that uses a PLAY-based yoga curriculum that is trauma-informed conscious. Recommended for ages 3 to 5.

Tue, Mar 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Bring your resume to the top of the pile. Learn how to plan, create, and format a professional-looking resume using built-in templates in Microsoft Word and library resources.

Wed, Mar 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Become familiar with popular job search websites and common questions asked on job applications. Learn how to use various Internet resources to search and apply for jobs.

Wed, Mar 29, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Solve problems for our heroes with code! Join the Foos on an adventure to walk, jump and build your way to the finish.

Thu, Mar 30, 10:15am - 10:45am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
From the rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes to the use of picture books, songs and flannel board stories, your child will be encouraged to develop early literacy skills.

Thu, Mar 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Learn the best practices for composing a cover letter for your resume, and how to make the best final impression with a thank-you letter after your interview.

Fri, Mar 31, 3:45pm - 5:15pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Looking to celebrate the start of the weekend? Enjoy Amazing Grace! Summary: Icon Aretha Franklin performs and records with the Watts' New Bethel Baptist Church choir. Recommended for all ages.

Sat, Apr 01, 10:15am - 11:15am
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
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.

Sat, Apr 01, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Get your computer skills racing. Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer.

Tue, Apr 04, 10:15am - 10:45am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Fun-filled yoga, meditation and mindfulness sessions with a twist that uses a PLAY-based yoga curriculum that is trauma-informed conscious. Recommended for ages 3 to 5.

Tue, Apr 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Wed, Apr 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Wed, Apr 05, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
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.

Wed, Apr 05, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Why wait until May when you can macramé now?! Learn some macramé basics and complete a small project to keep. Recommended for ages 8 - 12.

Thu, Apr 06, 10:15am - 10:45am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
From the rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes to the use of picture books, songs and flannel board stories, your child will be encouraged to develop early literacy skills.

Thu, Apr 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult

Fri, Apr 07, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Have fun with physics! Simulate physics in the real world with Algodoo. Experiment with objects and see how they react to the forces of gravity and friction.

Mon, Apr 10, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
In this event with Ideas for Us, attendees will learn what animals are attracted to certain plants and how to ensure their gardens are a safe haven for all the native critters Florida has to offer.

Tue, Apr 11, 10:15am - 10:45am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Fun-filled yoga, meditation and mindfulness sessions with a twist that uses a PLAY-based yoga curriculum that is trauma-informed conscious. Recommended for ages 3 to 5.

Tue, Apr 11, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Identify the basic features and tools to get you started. Learn how to create a presentation by using templates, text, and picture files.

Wed, Apr 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Capture your audience attention with a visually compelling presentation. Learn how to insert and customize SmartArt graphics, tables, charts and video.

Wed, Apr 12, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Learn safety tips and good practices when using the Internet.

Thu, Apr 13, 10:15am - 10:45am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
From the rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes to the use of picture books, songs and flannel board stories, your child will be encouraged to develop early literacy skills.

Thu, Apr 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
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.

Thu, Apr 13, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Children will explore stories and activities that introduce them to the Arabic language and teach them about understanding and celebrating cultures outside of their own. Recommended for ages 6-8.

Sat, Apr 15, 10:15am - 11:15am
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Learn Internet concepts and terminology. Become familiar with Web browsers while surfing the Web.

Sat, Apr 15, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Learn about search engines and search techniques to help you find exactly what you are looking for on the Web.

Tue, Apr 18, 10:15am - 10:45am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Fun-filled yoga, meditation and mindfulness sessions with a twist that uses a PLAY-based yoga curriculum that is trauma-informed conscious. Recommended for ages 3 to 5.

Tue, Apr 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
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, Apr 19, 10:15am - 11:00am
Happy Birthday, Earth! Honor our planet on her special day with stories, games and activities about keeping her clean. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Wed, Apr 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Learn publication concepts and terminology. Become familiar with the environment and explore pre-defined templates, formatting options and adding business information.

Wed, Apr 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Celebrate Earth Day by learning about birds with the Audubon Center for Birds of Prey! Play a fun bird game and meet a real live bird of prey as we party for the planet this Earth Day!

Wed, Apr 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Guide sixteen little blue creatures to safety through a series of logic-based puzzles. Help the Zoombinis across treacherous cliffs, past hungry pizza trolls, and up an unclimbable wall.

Thu, Apr 20, 10:15am - 10:45am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
From the rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes to the use of picture books, songs and flannel board stories, your child will be encouraged to develop early literacy skills.

Thu, Apr 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Learn how to work with master pages, headers and footers, and how to customize your publications. Recommended Audience: Adult

Thu, Apr 20, 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Learn about the history of the banned books movement and the impactful importance of diverse storytelling through interactive activities. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Fri, Apr 21, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Fly around the globe and view famous world landmarks using Google Earth.

Sat, Apr 22, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Join Shaunda Thompson, Executive Life Coach and Image Consultant, for this empowering workshop and learn how to give yourself permission to say "no" and set boundaries without feeling guilty.