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The 100 Word Challenge

2023-03-21 16:30:00 2023-03-21 17:30:00 America/New_York The 100 Word Challenge Connect and collaborate with others through games and competitions, while showcasing your storytelling skills at the celebration of the century! Registration is required. Recommended for ages 9-12. Winter Garden Branch - Winter Garden - Program Area

Tuesday, March 21
4:30pm - 5:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-03-21 16:30:00 2023-03-21 17:30:00 America/New_York The 100 Word Challenge Connect and collaborate with others through games and competitions, while showcasing your storytelling skills at the celebration of the century! Registration is required. Recommended for ages 9-12. Winter Garden Branch - Winter Garden - Program Area

Winter Garden Branch

Winter Garden - Program Area

Connect and collaborate with others through games and competitions, while showcasing your storytelling skills at the celebration of the century! Registration is required. Recommended for ages 9-12.

Children ages 9-12 will collaboratively celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the library by using their creativity, innovation, and self-expression to participate in several activities, including creating a list of words in 100 seconds, learning and identifying the 5 main parts of a story, and working together to write a collective short story or poem that is no longer than 100 words.

AGE GROUP: | Kids |

EVENT TYPE: | Games & Activities | Education & Learning | Arts & Crafting |

TAGS: | bb-childrens | 100 |

Winter Garden 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 105 West Colonial

LYNX Bus Link 612 NeighborLink 612 / Winter Garden

The Winter Garden Branch has all the charm of a small town library plus all of the resources available through the Orange County Library System. It is the westernmost branch in Orange County. Noted for friendly and helpful staff, the branch is now serving a third generation of patrons.

Upcoming events

Tue, Mar 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Winter Garden - Program Area
It is never too early to start fighting for what you believe in. Join us in celebrating outstanding women, like Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in this craft filled storytime. Recommended for preschoolers.

Tue, Mar 21, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Tue, Mar 21, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Connect and collaborate with others through games and competitions, while showcasing your storytelling skills at the celebration of the century! Registration is required. Recommended for ages 9-12.

Wed, Mar 22, 10:15am - 10:40am
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Wed, Mar 22, 10:45am - 11:10am
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Wed, Mar 22, 11:15am - 11:30am
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Wed, Mar 22, 11:35am - 12:00pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Wed, Mar 22, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Travel back in time through picture books. We will share stories from the past 100 years and children will have the opportunity to become picture book illustrators. Recommended for ages 6-8.

Wed, Mar 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Learn how to record different types of business transactions such as posting accounts payable and accounts receivable. Also, generate financial reports for your company.

Wed, Mar 22, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Learn how to add new employees, enter timesheets, setup employee benefits, setup payroll items, pay employees, process payroll forms, and process payroll reports in QuickBooks.

Thu, Mar 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Better prepare yourself for the big day! Learn the interview process and become familiar with popular websites that provide supporting information.

Thu, Mar 23, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
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.

Fri, Mar 24, 10:15am - 10:40am
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Fri, Mar 24, 10:45am - 11:10am
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Fri, Mar 24, 11:15am - 11:30am
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Fri, Mar 24, 11:35am - 12:00pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

Sat, Mar 25, 10:15am - 12:15pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Build your knitting skills one block at a time! Use basic knit and purl stitches to create a beautiful, textured dishcloth (or blanket square). Students are required to bring tools and yarn.*

Sat, Mar 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
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.

Mon, Mar 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Winter Garden - Program 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.

Mon, Mar 27, 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
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.

Mon, Mar 27, 5:55pm - 6:55pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Automate everyday tasks with macros. Record data entry and formatting. Insert and modify objects to run macros without coding.

Mon, Mar 27, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn more about the future Horizon West Branch. Visit: Waterleigh Community Clubhouse 16150 Pebble Bluff Loop Winter Garden, FL 34787

Tue, Mar 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
Winter Garden - Program Area
Join us for a brief sing-a-long to familiar songs along with live guitar for you and your toddler. Recommended for ages 18-36 months.

Tue, Mar 28, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Tue, Mar 28, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Create abstract art using vivid colors inspired by the work of Disney artist, Mary Blair. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Wed, Mar 29, 10:15am - 10:40am
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Wed, Mar 29, 10:45am - 11:10am
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Wed, Mar 29, 11:15am - 11:30am
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Wed, Mar 29, 11:35am - 12:00pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Wed, Mar 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Learn database concepts and terminology. Learn flat and relational database concepts and create a simple database with multiple tables.

Wed, Mar 29, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Learn how to create relationship among tables and manipulate data with queries in a database.

Thu, Mar 30, 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
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.

Fri, Mar 31, 10:15am - 10:40am
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Fri, Mar 31, 10:15am - 12:15pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Level up your knitting. Learn the purl stitch and create a simple Square Coaster in classic stockinette fabric with knit and purl stitches.

Fri, Mar 31, 10:45am - 11:10am
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Fri, Mar 31, 11:15am - 11:30am
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Fri, Mar 31, 11:35am - 12:00pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

Sat, Apr 01, 10:15am - 11:15am
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
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.

Sat, Apr 01, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Come learn drawing techniques and participate in guided activities each month! Recommended for adults. Registration required.

Mon, Apr 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
Winter Garden - Program 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.

Mon, Apr 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Winter Garden - Children's Area
Read to Sydney is a local therapy dog organization that encourages children to practice their reading skills with an attentive furry listener. All ages are welcome.

Mon, Apr 03, 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Learn about the functionality of Photoshop and explore the environment. Become familiar with using selection and editing tools.

Mon, Apr 03, 5:55pm - 6:55pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Learn how to use layers, layer masks, free transform tools, and text tools. Become familiar with adding basic effects to images.

Tue, Apr 04, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Wed, Apr 05, 10:15am - 10:40am
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Wed, Apr 05, 10:15am - 11:15am
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
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.

Wed, Apr 05, 10:45am - 11:10am
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Wed, Apr 05, 11:15am - 11:30am
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Wed, Apr 05, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Get your computer skills racing. Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer.

Wed, Apr 05, 11:35am - 12:00pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Wed, Apr 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
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, Apr 05, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Contact your mailing list with ease. Use the Mail Merge wizard to create personalized letters and emails.

Thu, Apr 06, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Winter Garden - Children's Area
Is there anything you can't build with LEGO? The challenge is on so let's see what you can build! Bricks for play will be provided but cannot go home with you.

Thu, Apr 06, 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Thu, Apr 06, 5:55pm - 6:55pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Fri, Apr 07, 10:15am - 10:40am
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Fri, Apr 07, 10:45am - 11:10am
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Fri, Apr 07, 11:15am - 11:30am
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Fri, Apr 07, 11:35am - 12:00pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

Fri, Apr 07, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Design professional layouts and create marketing materials that transform your businesses communications. Learn to use Master Pages, insert text and images to develop a catalog.

Fri, Apr 07, 4:55pm - 5:55pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Design professional layouts and create marketing materials that transform your businesses communications. Learn to use graphic and text frames to create a catalog page. Add effects to text and images.

Sat, Apr 08, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Winter Garden - Ask at Desk
Bring your plants and ask questions! Master Gardener Volunteers from the UF/IFAS Orange County Extension Office will be available to answer your gardening questions.

Mon, Apr 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
Winter Garden - Program 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.

Mon, Apr 10, 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Learn how to add layer styles, custom shapes, gradients, and photo filters. Become familiar with adding advanced effects to images.

Mon, Apr 10, 5:55pm - 6:55pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Learn how to apply common image editing techniques used to retouch and restore photographs.

Tue, Apr 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
Winter Garden - Program Area
Splish, splash, splosh! Fish and his friends are ready to play. Play strengthens fine and gross motor skills and develops problem solving skills. Recommended for toddlers 18-36 months.

Tue, Apr 11, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Wed, Apr 12, 10:15am - 10:40am
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Wed, Apr 12, 10:45am - 11:10am
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Wed, Apr 12, 11:15am - 11:30am
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Wed, Apr 12, 11:35am - 12:00pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Wed, Apr 12, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Transform words, poems, or your favorite song lyrics into visual art. Inspired by the NEA Big Read companion title The Rose that Grew from Concrete by Tupac Shakur. Recommended for ages 13-18.

Wed, Apr 12, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Use templates with ease. Modify text and picture placeholders, explore paste options, format pictures and insert charts.

Wed, Apr 12, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
UF/IFAS Extension and Orange County Utilities present Florida Friendly Landscaping where attendees will learn easy solutions for a beautiful landscape. Each family will receive seeds and a rain gauge.

Wed, Apr 12, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
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, Apr 13, 10:30am - 11:15am
Winter Garden - Program Area
Celebrate with stories, songs, dancing, and crafts in honor of the library's 100th birthday! Recommended for ages 18-36 months.

Thu, Apr 13, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Inviting all teen homeschoolers to play games, socialize, and share resources. Games will be provided or bring one to share! Recommended for tweens and teens.

Thu, Apr 13, 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult

Thu, Apr 13, 5:55pm - 6:55pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
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.

Fri, Apr 14, 10:15am - 10:40am
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Fri, Apr 14, 10:45am - 11:10am
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Fri, Apr 14, 11:15am - 11:30am
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Fri, Apr 14, 11:35am - 12:00pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

Sat, Apr 15, 10:15am - 11:15am
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
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.

Sat, Apr 15, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Miniature painting is a wondrous art form. Learn the basics of miniature/scale model painting. Paint a miniature that can be used for D&D or other popular tabletop RPGs.

Sat, Apr 15, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Try out new artistic techniques each month and experiment with your fellow artists! Recommended for tweens and teens ages 10 and up. Registration required for each child.

Mon, Apr 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Winter Garden - Program 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.

Mon, Apr 17, 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Applying blending modes to image layers to quickly fix problems with exposure, shadows and highlights. Learn to use blending modes to generate artistic and creative effects on photos.

Mon, Apr 17, 5:55pm - 6:55pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Take an average photo and make it pop. Learn basic color correction techniques and make global and location adjustments to images in Adobe Camera Raw.

Tue, Apr 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
Winter Garden - Program Area
Welcome, neighbor! Say “hello” in Arabic and other languages, learn about your neighborhood, and welcome new friends through activities based on Every Child Ready to Read. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Tue, Apr 18, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Tue, Apr 18, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Celebrate spring by learning how to build backyards that encourage conservation and co-existence with our wild companions. Recommended for families with children ages 9 and up.

Wed, Apr 19, 10:15am - 10:40am
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Wed, Apr 19, 10:15am - 11:15am
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Learn Internet concepts and terminology. Become familiar with Web browsers while surfing the Web.

Wed, Apr 19, 10:45am - 11:10am
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Wed, Apr 19, 11:15am - 11:30am
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Wed, Apr 19, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Be safe online. From passwords to phishing scams learn how to recognize dangers and the basics of protecting yourself online.

Wed, Apr 19, 11:35am - 12:00pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Wed, Apr 19, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
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, Apr 19, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items.

Thu, Apr 20, 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
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, Apr 20, 5:55pm - 6:55pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Learn how to use advanced sort and filter options; apply data validation and other data tools to organize your data.