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In-Person: Fiber Arts Meetup

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2023-02-23 12:00:00 2023-02-23 14:00:00 America/New_York In-Person: Fiber Arts Meetup Have a great time mingling with other Central Florida fiber artists while working on your craft. Be sure to bring your work in progress, yarn and tools. All levels are welcome. West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center - West Oaks - Technology Classroom

Thursday, February 23
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-02-23 12:00:00 2023-02-23 14:00:00 America/New_York In-Person: Fiber Arts Meetup Have a great time mingling with other Central Florida fiber artists while working on your craft. Be sure to bring your work in progress, yarn and tools. All levels are welcome. West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center - West Oaks - Technology Classroom

West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center

West Oaks - Technology Classroom

Have a great time mingling with other Central Florida fiber artists while working on your craft. Be sure to bring your work in progress, yarn and tools. All levels are welcome.

  • Class Duration: 2 hours
  • Age Requirements: 13-Adult, 11-12 with accompanying adult
  • Materials Fee: None
  • Out of District Fee: $10 (includes class and materials fees)

Required Materials: Students must bring the following materials to complete the project:

  • Whatever you're currently working on! 

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Maker/DIY | Arts & Crafting |

TAGS: | tech-fiberarts | tec101 | fiberarts | crochet |

West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Mar 27 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Mar 28 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Mar 29 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Mar 30 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Mar 31 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Apr 01 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Apr 02 1:00PM to 6:00PM

About the branch

LYNX Bus Link 125 Silver Star Rd.
LYNX Bus Link 27 Ocoee / Winter Garden

The construction of the West Oaks Branch was funded by the Library System and a Florida Library Construction Grant.

Genealogy Center Blog

Learn about the Genealogy Collection!

Upcoming events

Tue, Mar 28, 10:00am - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Ask at Desk
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY-AARP Volunteers will provide income tax assistance. To make an appointment visit: aarp.org/taxaide. Register

Tue, Mar 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Fuel your creativity with a cardboard box! Explore imaginary places with friends during an interactive storytime and free play. Recommended for toddlers ages 18-36 months. Registration required.

Tue, Mar 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Display your data in stunning charts and graphs. Insert recommended and custom charts. Edit chart data, elements and styles.

Tue, Mar 28, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Dread analyzing data? Simplify the process and create meaningful reports using the powerful PivotTable tools.

Wed, Mar 29, All day
Stop by to write a postcard to our character of the month. Then drop it in our mailbox. Our character of the month is Dr. Seuss!

Wed, Mar 29, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Children's 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.

Wed, Mar 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Marvel at the contributions of some amazing women in history with brainy trivia and brilliant activities. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Thu, Mar 30, 10:15am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
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 30, 10:45am - 11:05am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
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 30, 11:15am - 11:40am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
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 30, 11:45am - 12:30pm
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.

Thu, Mar 30, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Have a great time mingling with other Central Florida fiber artists while working on your craft. Be sure to bring your work in progress, yarn and tools. All levels are welcome.

Thu, Mar 30, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
English from Zero is a series of vocabulary classes that follow the Oxford Picture Dictionary outline to address fundamental English vocabulary needed for everyday life.
This event is full

Thu, Mar 30, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - 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.

Thu, Mar 30, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
West Oaks - 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.

Fri, Mar 31, 10:00am - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Ask at Desk
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY-AARP Volunteers will provide income tax assistance. To make an appointment visit: aarp.org/taxaide. Register

Sat, Apr 01, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn Cross Stitch techniques while creating a cute mini mermaid. Best for ages 6+. This program is intended for families, whatever family means to you!

Sat, Apr 01, 10:30am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Engaging and well-written dialogue bring your characters to life. Author Ginny Myers Sain shares tips to pull readers into your story by creating realistic teen characters who speak from the heart.

Mon, Apr 03, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Learn how to attract the butterflies, bees and everything in between to your Florida garden! Attendees will learn the latest and safest methods for growing a garden that is pollinator friendly.

Mon, Apr 03, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
In this program, you will learn important information about budgeting, including the 6 principles of budgeting, common misconceptions, and best practices, and you will get to create your own budget.

Tue, Apr 04, 10:00am - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Ask at Desk
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY-AARP Volunteers will provide income tax assistance. To make an appointment visit: aarp.org/taxaide. Register

Tue, Apr 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Create your own peep cup with pudding, cookies, and other yummy treats. Recommended for ages 3-5. Registration required.
This event is full

Tue, Apr 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - 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.

Tue, Apr 04, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Contact your mailing list with ease. Use the Mail Merge wizard to create personalized letters and emails.

Wed, Apr 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Children's 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.

Wed, Apr 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
What do giant pandas, gorillas and Brazilian three-toed sloths have in common? They are all endangered. Find out how as we celebrate Earth Day and all living things on our planet.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 05, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Practice Makes Perfect are English conversation classes that are led by Adult Literacy League volunteers.

Thu, Apr 06, 10:15am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
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, Apr 06, 10:45am - 11:05am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
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, Apr 06, 11:15am - 11:40am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
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, Apr 06, 11:45am - 12:30pm
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.

Thu, Apr 06, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Start crocheting today! Learn basic techniques while creating your first project, a bookmark for your favorite read. Techniques include creating a slip knot, chaining, and single crochet stitches.

Thu, Apr 06, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
English from Zero is a series of vocabulary classes that follow the Oxford Picture Dictionary outline to address fundamental English vocabulary needed for everyday life.

Thu, Apr 06, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Thu, Apr 06, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Fri, Apr 07, 10:00am - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Ask at Desk
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY-AARP Volunteers will provide income tax assistance. To make an appointment visit: aarp.org/taxaide. Register

Fri, Apr 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - 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

Fri, Apr 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Treat yourself to tasty snacks from a land far away! Each month we will learn about a different culture while we sample the yummiest snacks it has to offer. Recommended for ages 6-12.
This event is full

Sat, Apr 08, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Children's Area
Sit back and relax during a family-friendly movie while working on a craft or coloring sheets. Recommended for families.

Mon, Apr 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
In this program, you will learn important information about what your credit score means, why it matters, how it is calculated, and how to keep track of it.

Tue, Apr 11, 10:00am - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Ask at Desk
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY-AARP Volunteers will provide income tax assistance. To make an appointment visit: aarp.org/taxaide. Register

Tue, Apr 11, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
All paws on deck! No job is too big; no kid is too small. We are off on a mission to learn, laugh and play with stories and activities inspired by Nick Jr.'s TV series, Paw Patrol.

Tue, Apr 11, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Use templates with ease. Modify text and picture placeholders, explore paste options, format pictures and insert charts.

Tue, Apr 11, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
West Oaks - 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, Apr 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Children's 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.

Wed, Apr 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Dive into Egyptology and explore hieroglyphics, pyramids, amulets and ancient Egyptian history. Based on The Kane Chronicles by Rick Riordan. Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration required.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 12, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Practice Makes Perfect are English conversation classes that are led by Adult Literacy League volunteers.

Thu, Apr 13, 10:15am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
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, Apr 13, 10:45am - 11:05am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
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, Apr 13, 11:15am - 11:40am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
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, Apr 13, 11:45am - 12:30pm
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.

Thu, Apr 13, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Level up your crocheting. Learn how to create more open fabric with new stitches. Techniques include chaining up rows, as well as double and half double crochet stitches.

Thu, Apr 13, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
English from Zero is a series of vocabulary classes that follow the Oxford Picture Dictionary outline to address fundamental English vocabulary needed for everyday life.

Thu, Apr 13, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - 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

Thu, Apr 13, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
West Oaks - 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.

Fri, Apr 14, 10:00am - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Ask at Desk
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY-AARP Volunteers will provide income tax assistance. To make an appointment visit: aarp.org/taxaide. Register

Fri, Apr 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Leave Monopoly at home! Come learn a new board game or revisit some unique favorites. Games and snacks will be provided. Recommended for ages 13-18. Registration required.

Sat, Apr 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn Cross Stitch techniques while creating a cute mini mermaid. Best for ages 6+. This program is intended for families, whatever family means to you!

Sat, Apr 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Explore art styles through the decades as we celebrate the library’s 100th birthday! Recommended for families with children 6 and up. Registration required.

Mon, Apr 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
In this program, you will learn the importance of preparing for the unknown by setting funds aside for an emergency, knowing how much to have in an emergency fund, and tips to set money aside.

Tue, Apr 18, 10:00am - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Ask at Desk
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY-AARP Volunteers will provide income tax assistance. To make an appointment visit: aarp.org/taxaide. Register

Tue, Apr 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
It’s never too early to start learning about protecting our planet! Enjoy nature-friendly stories, crafts and activities with your little one. Recommended for ages 18-36 months. Registration required.

Tue, Apr 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - 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.

Tue, Apr 18, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Capture your audience attention with a visually compelling presentation. Learn how to insert and customize SmartArt graphics, tables, charts and video.

Wed, Apr 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Children's 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.

Wed, Apr 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Did you know that every week we have at least one volcano erupt on planet earth? Together we will experiment and learn more fun facts about volcanoes! Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration required.

Wed, Apr 19, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Practice Makes Perfect are English conversation classes that are led by Adult Literacy League volunteers.

Thu, Apr 20, 10:15am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
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, Apr 20, 10:45am - 11:05am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
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, Apr 20, 11:15am - 11:40am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
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, Apr 20, 11:45am - 12:30pm
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.

Thu, Apr 20, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Add to your project possibilities by crocheting in the round! Create amigurumi, hats, bowls and more. Learn how to create circles with increase stitches and use stitch markers to track your work.

Thu, Apr 20, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
English from Zero is a series of vocabulary classes that follow the Oxford Picture Dictionary outline to address fundamental English vocabulary needed for everyday life.

Thu, Apr 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn how to use advanced sort and filter options; apply data validation and other data tools to organize your data.

Thu, Apr 20, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn how to apply data subtotals, outlines, data consolidation and conditional formatting to organize your data.

Fri, Apr 21, 10:00am - 11:30am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Come to the library for open sewing time. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Sat, Apr 22, 11:30am - 1:30pm
West Oaks - Children's Area
The Reading Education Assistance Dogs® [R.E.A.D.] program improves children’s reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a therapy dog. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Sat, Apr 22, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Have you heard about D&D and want to see what it's all about? Are you an experienced player looking for a new party? Join us at the Library where every event is a new adventure! Ages 16 and up.

Sun, Apr 23, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
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, Apr 24, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
In this program, you will learn how to safeguard your personal information and the warning signs to look for to ensure you are being a victim of identity theft.

Tue, Apr 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Cuentame un Cuento is an interactive bilingual storytime featuring books and songs in English and Spanish that are suitable for speakers of either language. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Tue, Apr 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - 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.

Tue, Apr 25, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
West Oaks - 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, Apr 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Children's 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.

Wed, Apr 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community 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.

Wed, Apr 26, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Practice Makes Perfect are English conversation classes that are led by Adult Literacy League volunteers.

Thu, Apr 27, 10:15am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
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, Apr 27, 10:45am - 11:05am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
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, Apr 27, 11:15am - 11:40am
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
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, Apr 27, 11:45am - 12:30pm
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.

Thu, Apr 27, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Crochet a classic granny square. Granny squares are the foundation of many blankets, bags and sweaters. Learn how to crochet in circles and then use increase stitches to make a square.

Thu, Apr 27, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
English from Zero is a series of vocabulary classes that follow the Oxford Picture Dictionary outline to address fundamental English vocabulary needed for everyday life.

Thu, Apr 27, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Dread analyzing data? Simplify the process and create meaningful reports using the powerful PivotTable tools.

Thu, Apr 27, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Display your data in stunning charts and graphs. Insert recommended and custom charts. Edit chart data, elements and styles.