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Tech Exploration

2023-06-08 10:00:00 2023-06-08 10:30:00 America/New_York Tech Exploration In this casual learning experience students were introduced to a variety of resources available at their library. Winter Garden Branch - Winter Garden - Children's Area

Thursday, June 08
10:00am - 10:30am

Add to Calendar 2023-06-08 10:00:00 2023-06-08 10:30:00 America/New_York Tech Exploration In this casual learning experience students were introduced to a variety of resources available at their library. Winter Garden Branch - Winter Garden - Children's Area

Winter Garden Branch

Winter Garden - Children's Area

In this casual learning experience students were introduced to a variety of resources available at their library.

AGE GROUP: | All Ages |

EVENT TYPE: | Education & Learning |

TAGS: | tech-explorations | tec101 |

Winter Garden Branch

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Oct 02 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Oct 03 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Oct 04 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Oct 05 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Oct 06 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Oct 07 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Oct 08 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

Canceled
Wed, Oct 04, 10:15am - 11:30am
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, Oct 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Oct 04, 11:00am - 11:30am
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.
Registration is now closed

Canceled
Wed, Oct 04, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Get your computer skills racing. Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer.

Wed, Oct 04, 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, Oct 04, 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, Oct 05, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Join us in the tabletop sensation known as D&D. Embody a hero of myth and legend: conquer evil and find treasure in the deepest depths. Great for new players and veteran players alike. Ages 12+.
This event is full

Thu, Oct 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Become a world traveler! Take a trip to explore Mexico with fun trivia, activities and crafts. Recommended for ages 9-12.

Thu, Oct 05, 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, Oct 05, 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, Oct 06, 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, Oct 06, 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, Oct 06, 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 0-18 months.

Fri, Oct 06, 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.

Fri, Oct 06, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Learn about the functionality of Photoshop and explore the environment. Learn how to apply common image editing techniques used to retouch and restore photographs.

Fri, Oct 06, 4:55pm - 5:55pm
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.

Sat, Oct 07, 10:15am - 12:15pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Whether you're a knitting cable pro or you've been too scared to try. A Mock Cable Stitch can get a similar look without the fuss of a cable needle. **Students are required to bring tools and yarn.**

Sat, Oct 07, 2:30pm - 5:45pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Join us in the tabletop sensation known as D&D. Embody a hero of myth and legend: conquer evil and find treasure in the deepest depths. Great for new players and veteran players alike. Ages 16+.
This event is full

Mon, Oct 09, 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, Oct 09, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Get ready for crafting fun with friends! Ages 6-8. Registration Required.

Tue, Oct 10, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic.

Wed, Oct 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Wed, Oct 11, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Enjoy a storytime and craft program filled with fun for the whole family right in your own neighborhood! Location: 15572 Marina Bay Drive, Winter Garden, FL 34787

Wed, Oct 11, 11:00am - 11:30am
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.

Wed, Oct 11, 2:15pm - 4:00pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Join us in the tabletop sensation known as D&D. Embody a hero of myth and legend: conquer evil and find treasure in the deepest depths. Great for new players and veteran players alike. Ages 8+.

Wed, Oct 11, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Learn why we do not see eclipses at every full and new Moon. Create 3D models of the Earth, Moon, and Sun to demonstrate solar and lunar eclipses. Recommended for families with children ages 6 and up.

Wed, Oct 11, 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, Oct 11, 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, Oct 12, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with this fabuloso event! Take a trip to the library and enjoy stories, crafts and activities. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Thu, Oct 12, 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, Oct 12, 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, Oct 13, 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, Oct 13, 10:15am - 12:15pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Crochet a harvest pumpkin for a wonderful addition to your Fall table decor. We'll add to your project skills by crocheting in the round, and creating circles with increasing and decreasing stitches.

Fri, Oct 13, 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, Oct 13, 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 0-18 months.

Fri, Oct 13, 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.

Fri, Oct 13, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Create logos, advertisements, marketing flyers and other illustrations with ease using vector tools. Learn to draw and manipulate simple and custom shapes, brush strokes, and text in unique ways.

Fri, Oct 13, 4:55pm - 5:55pm
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.

Sat, Oct 14, 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.

Sat, Oct 14, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Step outside and view the eclipse in real-time. Eclipse glasses will be provided while supplies last.

Sat, Oct 14, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Miniature painting is a wondrous art form. Learn the basics of miniature painting. Paint a miniature for use in D&D or other popular tabletop RPGs. Ages 14+ Event. Raffle details in event link.

Sat, Oct 14, 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, Oct 16, 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, Oct 16, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Get ready for crafting fun with friends! Ages 6-8. Registration Required.

Tue, Oct 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
Winter Garden - Program Area
Learn about the different ways to celebrate a Fiesta in English and Spanish! Talking strengthens brain development by teaching children about language and communication. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Tue, Oct 17, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic.

Wed, Oct 18, 10:15am - 11:15am
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Learn Internet concepts and terminology. Become familiar with Web browsers while surfing the Web.

Wed, Oct 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
Winter Garden - Program Area
Bring your baby to this Halloween storytime filled with not-so-spooky activities that introduce pre-literacy concepts. Baby costumes are encouraged. Recommended for ages 0-18 months.

Wed, Oct 18, 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, Oct 18, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
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, Oct 18, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items.

Thu, Oct 19, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Join us in the tabletop sensation known as D&D. Embody a hero of myth and legend: conquer evil and find treasure in the deepest depths. Great for new players and veteran players alike. Ages 12+.
This event is full

Thu, Oct 19, 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Learn how to use advanced sort and filter options; apply data validation and other data tools to organize your data.

Canceled
Thu, Oct 19, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Come practice your English speaking skills during the English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed!

Fri, Oct 20, 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, Oct 20, 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, Oct 20, 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 0-18 months.

Fri, Oct 20, 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.

Fri, Oct 20, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Learn the basic features of QuickBooks Online to get you started in organizing your business finances.

Fri, Oct 20, 4:55pm - 5:55pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Learn about simple transactions workflow and other quick tricks. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sat, Oct 21, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Join us from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a sidewalk book sale!

Sat, Oct 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Enjoy a library program filled with fun for the whole family right in your own neighborhood! Visit the: Waterleigh Community Clubhouse 16150 Pebble Bluff Loop Winter Garden, FL 34787

Sat, Oct 21, 2:30pm - 5:45pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Join us in the tabletop sensation known as D&D. Embody a hero of myth and legend: conquer evil and find treasure in the deepest depths. Great for new players and veteran players alike. Ages 16+.

Mon, Oct 23, 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, Oct 23, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Get ready for crafting fun with friends! Ages 6-8. Registration Required.

Tue, Oct 24, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic.

Tue, Oct 24, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Celebrate Halloween with a fright-filled hour of fun! Let out your mad scientist with experiments, games, and crafts! Recommended for ages 6-8.
This event is full

Wed, Oct 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Wed, Oct 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Enjoy a storytime and craft program filled with fun for the whole family right in your own neighborhood! Location 15572 Marina Bay Drive, Winter Garden, FL 34787

Wed, Oct 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
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.

Wed, Oct 25, 2:15pm - 4:00pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Join us in the tabletop sensation known as D&D. Embody a hero of myth and legend: conquer evil and find treasure in the deepest depths. Great for new players and veteran players alike. Ages 8+.
This event is full

Wed, Oct 25, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Fly into the world of owls and discover nature's nocturnal raptors. Recommended for ages 9 - 12.

Wed, Oct 25, 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.

Thu, Oct 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Explore art styles through the decades as we celebrate the library’s 100th birthday! Recommended for families with children 6 and up.

Thu, Oct 26, 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Dread analyzing data? Simplify the process and create meaningful reports using the powerful PivotTable tools. Learn how to create and customize PivotTables and PivotCharts using Microsoft Excel.

Rescheduled
Thu, Oct 26, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
New date Thursday, October 19, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Come practice your English speaking skills during the English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed!

Thu, Oct 26, 5:55pm - 6:55pm
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.

Fri, Oct 27, 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, Oct 27, 10:15am - 12:15pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Knit a pumpkin - the perfect pattern for autumn! We'll add to your project possibilities by learning how to knit in the round on double-pointed needles and make unique, seamless pumpkins!

Fri, Oct 27, 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, Oct 27, 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 0-18 months.

Fri, Oct 27, 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.

Mon, Oct 30, 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, Oct 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Find out what is haunting your local library and what phobias haunt your friends - and make a trick-or-treat bag to go! Recommended for ages 13-18.

Mon, Oct 30, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Get ready for crafting fun with friends! Ages 6-8. Registration Required.

Tue, Oct 31, 10:30am - 11:30am
Winter Garden - Program Area
Eek a spider! Don’t be scared. Join us for not-so-creepy, crawly crafts and stories about our eight-legged friends. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Tue, Oct 31, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic.

Wed, Nov 01, 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, Nov 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Wed, Nov 01, 11:00am - 11:30am
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.

Wed, Nov 01, 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, Nov 01, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Construct your very own coaster using simple materials. The more colorful, the better! Recommended for tweens and teens.

Wed, Nov 01, 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, Nov 01, 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, Nov 02, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Join us in the tabletop sensation known as D&D. Embody a hero of myth and legend: conquer evil and find treasure in the deepest depths. Great for new players and veteran players alike. Ages 12+.
This event is full

Thu, Nov 02, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Thu, Nov 02, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
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, Nov 03, 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, Nov 03, 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, Nov 03, 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 0-18 months.

Fri, Nov 03, 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.

Fri, Nov 03, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Turn scanned drawings into sleek vector graphics. Apply several design techniques and use common editing tools to trace and color artwork as well as manage objects and layers.

Fri, Nov 03, 4:55pm - 5:55pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Design professional-looking stationery using Adobe Illustrator. Create and arrange text and image assets and use masks, transparency, and blending modes to create eye-catching designs.