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Planet Earth Crafts

Planet Earth

2023-04-19 16:00:00 2023-04-19 17:30:00 America/New_York Planet Earth Crafts Bring your friends and learn about Planet Earth. Enjoy fun facts, activities and crafts. Recommended for Tweens and Teens. Hiawassee Branch - Hiawassee - Meeting Room

Wednesday, April 19
4:00pm - 5:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-04-19 16:00:00 2023-04-19 17:30:00 America/New_York Planet Earth Crafts Bring your friends and learn about Planet Earth. Enjoy fun facts, activities and crafts. Recommended for Tweens and Teens. Hiawassee Branch - Hiawassee - Meeting Room

Hiawassee Branch

Hiawassee - Meeting Room

Bring your friends and learn about Planet Earth. Enjoy fun facts, activities and crafts. Recommended for Tweens and Teens.

Bring your friends and learn about Planet Earth. Enjoy fun facts, activities and crafts. Recommended for Tweens and Teens.

AGE GROUP: | Tweens | Families |

EVENT TYPE: | Education & Learning |

TAGS: | |

Hiawassee Branch

Phone: 407-835/7323

Hours
Mon, May 29 Closed
(In Observance of Memorial Day.)
Tue, May 30 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, May 31 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Jun 01 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Jun 02 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 03 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jun 04 Closed

About the branch

LYNX Bus Link 37 Pine Hills / Florida Mall

The Hiawassee Branch began as a bookmobile station in 1962 and was first known as the Pine Hills Library. In later moves the branch became the West Colonial branch and in March 2000, Hiawassee. In early 2010, the Hiawassee Branch moved to a new home near the corner of Hiawassee Road and West Colonial Drive in the Highland Lakes shopping plaza.

Upcoming events

Mon, Jun 05, 10:15am - 10:45am
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.

Mon, Jun 05, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
This summer, Orange County Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services is touring your city to offer meals at no charge to children and young adults under 18.

Mon, Jun 05, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
Discover the world of animal mutualism and how different species help one another. Craft a creature and play an animal game to locate your sidekick in the wild. Recommended for ages 6-8.

Mon, Jun 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
Learn to draw cartoon characters and leave with a personal work of art.
This event is full

Mon, Jun 05, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Hiawassee - Training Lab
Come practice your English speaking skills during the English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed!

Tue, Jun 06, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Hiawassee - Ask at Desk
Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services.

Tue, Jun 06, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Hiawassee - Training Lab
Improve reading and writing skills, vocabulary, and comprehension. This event is for adults who are beginning-intermediate level emerging readers. Class focuses primarily on reading & writing skills. 

Tue, Jun 06, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
This summer, Orange County Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services is touring your city to offer meals at no charge to children and young adults under 18.

Tue, Jun 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Hiawassee - Training Lab
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Tue, Jun 06, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Hiawassee - Training Lab
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Tue, Jun 06, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
Build bridges with new friends. Work as a team and test your engineering skills as you solve puzzles that require you to bridge the gap. Recommended for families with children ages 5 and up.

Tue, Jun 06, 5:30pm - 6:25pm
Hiawassee - Training Lab
Aprann tablo konsèp ak tèminoloji. Aprann kijan pou kreye yon tablo debaz ak kijan pou aplike yon fòmil debaz. #Creole

Wed, Jun 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
Sing along, clap along and laugh along with one of America’s funniest entertainers. Sing familiar tunes and get on your feet with this high-energy and unique show! Recommended for children ages 0-5.

Wed, Jun 07, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
This summer, Orange County Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services is touring your city to offer meals at no charge to children and young adults under 18.

Wed, Jun 07, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
Enjoy a story reading of Big Bear's Big Boat by Eve Bunting and make your very own origami boat!

Wed, Jun 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
Learn to tie nautical knots to make bracelets for your first mate and all your mateys. Recommended for ages 9-12.

Thu, Jun 08, 10:30am - 11:30am
During this 4-class program, students will meet to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview.

Thu, Jun 08, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
This summer, Orange County Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services is touring your city to offer meals at no charge to children and young adults under 18.

Thu, Jun 08, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Dream of becoming a Paleontologist or do you just want to play in the dirt? Then join us at the library where we will learn about fossils then excavate and identify them. Recommended for ages 7+.

Fri, Jun 09, 10:30am - 11:30am
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.

Fri, Jun 09, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
This summer, Orange County Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services is touring your city to offer meals at no charge to children and young adults under 18.

Fri, Jun 09, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
Is there anything you can't build with LEGOs? Let's find out! Join us for lots of building fun. LEGOs will be provided but cannot go home with you. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Mon, Jun 12, 10:15am - 10:45am
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.

Mon, Jun 12, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
This summer, Orange County Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services is touring your city to offer meals at no charge to children and young adults under 18.

Mon, Jun 12, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
Be kind to your friends (and the planet) with this DIY recycled jewelry event. Learn how to create wearable art with common recyclable materials. Recommended for ages 13-18.

Tue, Jun 13, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Hiawassee - Ask at Desk
Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services.

Tue, Jun 13, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Hiawassee - Training Lab
Improve reading and writing skills, vocabulary, and comprehension. This event is for adults who are beginning-intermediate level emerging readers. Class focuses primarily on reading & writing skills. 

Tue, Jun 13, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
This summer, Orange County Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services is touring your city to offer meals at no charge to children and young adults under 18.

Tue, Jun 13, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
Create a work of art using paper circuits to give it that extra shine. Recommended for ages 13-18.

Wed, Jun 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
Meet rare, threatened, and endangered species. Learn about interesting animals that can be found throughout different lands and animal conservation. Recommended for ages 0-12.

Wed, Jun 14, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
This summer, Orange County Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services is touring your city to offer meals at no charge to children and young adults under 18.

Wed, Jun 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
Calling all friends of Baby Yoda! Make friends with the earth and a baby alien as you craft your own Baby Yoda planter.

Thu, Jun 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
Hiawassee - Ask at Desk
During this 4-class program, students will meet to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview.

Thu, Jun 15, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
This summer, Orange County Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services is touring your city to offer meals at no charge to children and young adults under 18.

Thu, Jun 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
Learn about animal rescues, organize your own animal rescue, and create a furry friend to take home with you. Recommended for ages 6-8.

Fri, Jun 16, 10:30am - 11:30am
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.

Fri, Jun 16, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
This summer, Orange County Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services is touring your city to offer meals at no charge to children and young adults under 18.

Fri, Jun 16, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
Is there anything you can't build with LEGOs? Let's find out! Join us for lots of building fun. LEGOs will be provided but cannot go home with you. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Tue, Jun 20, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Hiawassee - Ask at Desk
Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services.

Tue, Jun 20, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Hiawassee - Training Lab
Improve reading and writing skills, vocabulary, and comprehension. This event is for adults who are beginning-intermediate level emerging readers. Class focuses primarily on reading & writing skills. 

Tue, Jun 20, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
This summer, Orange County Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services is touring your city to offer meals at no charge to children and young adults under 18.

Tue, Jun 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
Your family is stuck on Mars! Work together to tackle cosmic challenges and puzzles. Will your family discover the launch code to blast home to earth? Recommended for families with children ages 6-14.

Wed, Jun 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
Get ready to move and dance with this lively and engaging DJ. Challenge yourself to learn new dances and join in on the ones you know. A dance party for everyone to enjoy. Recommended for ages 0-12.

Wed, Jun 21, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
This summer, Orange County Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services is touring your city to offer meals at no charge to children and young adults under 18.

Wed, Jun 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
Paper fans are such pretty thing. Use your creative skills and produce a decorative flower fan of your own to admire. Recommended for families with kids ages 7+.

Thu, Jun 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
Hiawassee - Training Lab
During this 4-class program, students will meet to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview.

Thu, Jun 22, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
This summer, Orange County Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services is touring your city to offer meals at no charge to children and young adults under 18.

Thu, Jun 22, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
Pizza, tagine, rice and beans – it’s all tasty to me! Learn how food connects families and communities and explore other cuisines through crafts and activities. Recommended for ages 6-8.

Thu, Jun 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
Create a one-of-a-kind flower UV resin pendant. Ages 18 and up. Registration required.

Fri, Jun 23, 10:30am - 11:30am
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.

Fri, Jun 23, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
This summer, Orange County Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services is touring your city to offer meals at no charge to children and young adults under 18.

Fri, Jun 23, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
Is there anything you can't build with LEGOs? Let's find out! Join us for lots of building fun. LEGOs will be provided but cannot go home with you. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Sat, Jun 24, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
High school students will earn two hours of community service by assembling craft kits for the library. Recommended for ages 13-18.
This event is full

Mon, Jun 26, 10:15am - 10:45am
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.

Mon, Jun 26, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
This summer, Orange County Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services is touring your city to offer meals at no charge to children and young adults under 18.

Mon, Jun 26, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
Work together with your family and the library community to create a collaborative art project. Recommended for families with children of all ages.

Mon, Jun 26, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
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.

Mon, Jun 26, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Hiawassee - Training Lab
Come practice your English speaking skills during the English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed!

Tue, Jun 27, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Hiawassee - Ask at Desk
Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services.

Tue, Jun 27, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
This summer, Orange County Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services is touring your city to offer meals at no charge to children and young adults under 18.

Tue, Jun 27, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
Did you know that tomodachi, shinyuu and nakama are just some words to refer to a friend in Japan? Find out why there are so many terms and how they should be used. Recommended for ages 13-18.

Tue, Jun 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Hiawassee - Training Lab
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult

Tue, Jun 27, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Hiawassee - Training 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.

Tue, Jun 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
Bring your bestie and decorate your very own friendship mugs.

Tue, Jun 27, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Hiawassee - Training Lab
Aprann tablo konsèp ak tèminoloji. Aprann kijan pou kreye yon tablo debaz ak kijan pou aplike yon fòmil debaz. #Creole

Wed, Jun 28, 10:30am - 11:30am
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
Watch Blaise Ryndes, master bubble performer, blow gigantic bubbles and create “liquid fireworks.” Listen to fun music as you are amazed by this bubble and light show. Recommended for ages 0-12.

Wed, Jun 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hiawassee - Training 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, Jun 28, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
This summer, Orange County Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services is touring your city to offer meals at no charge to children and young adults under 18.

Wed, Jun 28, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Hiawassee - Training Lab
Contact your mailing list with ease. Use the Mail Merge wizard to create personalized letters and emails.

Wed, Jun 28, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Hiawassee - Training Lab
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult

Wed, Jun 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
Spreading a Little Kindness together. Create and color Quilt Squares for completion of large Kindness Quilt to display! All together Now.​

Wed, Jun 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hiawassee - Training 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, Jun 29, 10:15am - 11:15am
Hiawassee - Training Lab
Aprann kijan pou fè resvasyon avyon, machine ak otèl sou entènèt. This class is taught in Haitian Creole.

Thu, Jun 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
Hiawassee - Ask at Desk
During this 4-class program, students will meet to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview.

Thu, Jun 29, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
This summer, Orange County Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services is touring your city to offer meals at no charge to children and young adults under 18.

Thu, Jun 29, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Hiawassee - Training Lab
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Thu, Jun 29, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Celebrate Pride with all the colors of the rainbow! Learn about the history of the rainbow flag and put your new knowledge to use by creating rainbow-themed crafts. Recommended for children ages 6-8.

Thu, Jun 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hiawassee - Training 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.

Fri, Jun 30, 10:30am - 11:30am
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.

Fri, Jun 30, 11:30am - 12:30pm
This summer, Orange County Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services is touring your city to offer meals at no charge to children and young adults under 18.

Fri, Jun 30, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
Is there anything you can't build with LEGOs? Let's find out! Join us for lots of building fun. LEGOs will be provided but cannot go home with you. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Fri, Jun 30, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Practice calculating data with formulas and functions in Excel. Use absolute and relative references and formatting options.

Sat, Jul 01, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
Summer evenings are made to be spent outdoors with friends. Beautify your garden, backyard, or front door with these Macrame Mason Jars.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 03, 10:15am - 10:45am
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.

Mon, Jul 03, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
This summer, Orange County Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services is touring your city to offer meals at no charge to children and young adults under 18.

Mon, Jul 03, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Learn about the physics behind rollercoasters, then design and build your own! Recommended for ages 9-12.

Mon, Jul 03, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Hiawassee - Training Lab
Come practice your English speaking skills during the English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed!