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Tech Exploration

2023-06-22 10:00:00 2023-06-22 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 22
10:00am - 10:30am

Add to Calendar 2023-06-22 10:00:00 2023-06-22 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, Feb 19 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Feb 20 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Feb 21 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Feb 22 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Feb 23 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Feb 24 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Feb 25 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

Sat, Feb 24, 10:15am - 12:15pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Join us for our monthly Knitting Circle. Bring your own projects, yarn & tools, ask questions, receive help, give help, share ideas, and meet new people!
Registration is now closed

Canceled
Sat, Feb 24, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join your fellow writers for critique, discussion, and camaraderie. Writers of all genres and experience are welcome. Recommended for adults.

Mon, Feb 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Winter Garden - 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.

Rescheduled
Mon, Feb 26, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
New date Monday, February 26, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Practice Makes Perfect is an English conversation class led by Adult Literacy League volunteers.

Mon, Feb 26, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Practice Makes Perfect is an English conversation class led by Adult Literacy League volunteers.

Mon, Feb 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Winter Garden - Children's Area
Get ready for crafting fun with friends! Time for some old-fashioned fun with a retro-inspired craft just in time for National Retro Day. Registration Requested. Recommended for ages 6-8.

Tue, Feb 27, 10:00am - 11:45am
Build knitting skills 1 square at a time! This weekly Knit-A-Long will focus on 2 new stitches per month. Come for one or take them all to create beautiful squares, perfect for a sampler blanket.

Tue, Feb 27, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
This class is designed for students with a high-beginner to intermediate level of English.

Wed, Feb 28, 10:15am - 11:15am
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Use templates with ease. Modify text and picture placeholders, explore paste options, format pictures and insert charts.

Wed, Feb 28, 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, Feb 28, 11:30am - 12:30pm
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.

Wed, Feb 28, 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.

Fri, Mar 01, 10:15am - 12:15pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Start crocheting today! In this 2-part class, we'll learn basic techniques & stitches and take away a headband for your first project.

Fri, Mar 01, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Learn about the functionality of Photoshop and explore the environment. Become familiar with using selection and editing tools.
This event is full

Fri, Mar 01, 4:45pm - 5:45pm
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.

Sat, Mar 02, 10:15am - 11:15am
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Sat, Mar 02, 11:00am - 5:00pm
OCLS will be at Horizon West Fest with goodies and giveaways! Staff will be there to create/renew/replace library cards on the spot! Location: 14111 Shoreside Way, Winter Garden, FL 34787

Sat, Mar 02, 11:25am - 12:25pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Sat, Mar 02, 12:35pm - 1:35pm
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

Sat, Mar 02, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Bring your own drawing project or use our supplies to practice drawing each month! Our teacher will be available to give tips on drawing basics. Recommended for adults. Registration required.

Mon, Mar 04, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Rescheduled
Mon, Mar 04, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
New date Monday, March 04, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Practice Makes Perfect is an English conversation class led by Adult Literacy League volunteers.

Mon, Mar 04, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Practice Makes Perfect is an English conversation class led by Adult Literacy League volunteers.

Canceled
Mon, Mar 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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.

Tue, Mar 05, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Tue, Mar 05, 10:00am - 11:45am
Build knitting skills 1 square at a time! This weekly Knit-A-Long will focus on 2 new stitches per month. Come for one or take them all to create beautiful squares, perfect for a sampler blanket.

Tue, Mar 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Join OCLS in this monthly arts and crafts class for adults. This month we're making Friendship Bracelets! All supplies provided. Location: 16150 Pebble Bluff Loop, Winter Garden, FL 34787

Tue, Mar 05, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
This class is designed for students with a high-beginner to intermediate level of English.

Rescheduled
Tue, Mar 05, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
New date Wednesday, March 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join our monthly book club as we discuss our book choice. This month, we will be discussing "The Library Book" by Susan Orlean. Location: 16150 Pebble Bluff Loop, Winter Garden, FL 34787

Wed, Mar 06, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Wed, Mar 06, 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, Mar 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Winter Garden - Children's Area
Help your child develop key early-literacy skills through music, movement, and stories in this bilingual storytime featuring books and songs in English and Spanish. Ages 2 - 5.

Wed, Mar 06, 11:00am - 11:30am
Winter Garden – Outdoor Yard
Help your child develop gross-motor skills in this interactive bubble party. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Wed, Mar 06, 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, Mar 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join our monthly book club as we discuss our book choice. This month, we will be discussing "The Library Book" by Susan Orlean. Location: 16150 Pebble Bluff Loop, Winter Garden, FL 34787

Wed, Mar 06, 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, Mar 06, 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, Mar 07, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Thu, Mar 07, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
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 12+.
This event is full

Thu, Mar 07, 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, Mar 07, 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, Mar 08, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Fri, Mar 08, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Learn how to add layer styles, custom shapes, gradients, and photo filters. Become familiar with adding advanced effects to images.

Fri, Mar 08, 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Learn how to apply common image editing techniques used to retouch and restore photographs.

Sat, Mar 09, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sat, Mar 09, 10:15am - 12:15pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Looking to add some color to your needles? Learn various techniques to broaden your knitting skills and achieve endless possibilities for creating vibrant designs.
This event is full

Sun, Mar 10, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Mon, Mar 11, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Rescheduled
Mon, Mar 11, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
New date Monday, March 11, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Practice Makes Perfect is an English conversation class led by Adult Literacy League volunteers.

Mon, Mar 11, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Practice Makes Perfect is an English conversation class led by Adult Literacy League volunteers.

Mon, Mar 11, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Winter Garden - Children's Area
Get ready for crafting fun with friends! Registration Requested. Recommended for ages 6-8.

Tue, Mar 12, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Tue, Mar 12, 10:30am - 11:15am
Winter Garden – Outdoor Yard
Celebrate nature through stories and activities inspired by the great outdoors. Nature-based play powerfully boosts the cognitive, creative, physical, and emotional development of children. Ages 2-5.
This event is full

Tue, Mar 12, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
This class is designed for students with a high-beginner to intermediate level of English.

Tue, Mar 12, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Experience the soothing sounds of rain *on demand* by learning how to make your very own rain stick! Recommended for children ages 6-8.

Wed, Mar 13, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Wed, Mar 13, 10:15am - 11:15am
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Learn Internet concepts and terminology. Become familiar with Web browsers while surfing the Web.

Wed, Mar 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Winter Garden - Children's Area
Help your child develop key early-literacy skills through music, movement, and stories in this bilingual storytime featuring books and songs in English and Spanish. Ages 2 - 5.

Canceled
Wed, Mar 13, 11:00am - 11:20am
Play, explore and learn about the world. Put thoughts into words by talking about what your child is doing and building positive social interactions with others. Ages 3-5.

Wed, Mar 13, 11:00am - 11:30am
Winter Garden - Children's Area
Explore, discover, learn with STEAM-related toys! STEAM-based play helps to build observation skills, boost creativity, and develop critical thinking. Ages 2-5.

Wed, Mar 13, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Learn about search engines and search techniques to help you find exactly what you are looking for on the Web.

Wed, Mar 13, 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.

Thu, Mar 14, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Thu, Mar 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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, Mar 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Winter Garden - Ask at Desk
Please join us for a lively book discussion about Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus.

Fri, Mar 15, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sat, Mar 16, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sat, Mar 16, 10:15am - 11:15am
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.

Sat, Mar 16, 10:30am - 11:30am
Winter Garden – Outdoor Yard
Ever wonder how other countries celebrate Spring? Discover the world through creativity with hands-on activities that just might get a little messy! Recommended for ages 6-8.

Sat, Mar 16, 11:25am - 12:25pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Contact your mailing list with ease. Use the Mail Merge wizard to create personalized letters and emails.

Sat, Mar 16, 12:35pm - 1:35pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Use templates with ease. Modify text and picture placeholders, explore paste options, format pictures and insert charts.

Sat, Mar 16, 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.

Sun, Mar 17, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Early Voting will take place from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Mon, Mar 18, 10:15am - 10:45am
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.

Rescheduled
Mon, Mar 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
New date Monday, March 18, 10:15am - 10:45am
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 18, 11:15am - 11:45am
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.

Rescheduled
Mon, Mar 18, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
New date Monday, March 18, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Practice Makes Perfect is an English conversation class led by Adult Literacy League volunteers.

Mon, Mar 18, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Practice Makes Perfect is an English conversation class led by Adult Literacy League volunteers.

Mon, Mar 18, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Get ready for the solar eclipse and paint a galactically amazing rock magnet! Registration Requested. Recommended for ages 6-8.

Tue, Mar 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
Winter Garden - Program Area
4-3-2-1! Spring is coming soon! Help us get ready with stories and activities to welcome the season. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Tue, Mar 19, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
This class is designed for students with a high-beginner to intermediate level of English.

Tue, Mar 19, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Attendees will use organization and creativity to bring their own bullet journal to life. Recommended for ages 18+. Attendees must bring their own journal.

Wed, Mar 20, 10:15am - 11:15am
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Wed, Mar 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Winter Garden - Program Area
Help your child develop key early-literacy skills through music, movement, and stories in this bilingual storytime featuring books and songs in English and Spanish. Ages 2 - 5.

Wed, Mar 20, 11:00am - 11:30am
Winter Garden – Outdoor Yard
Help your child develop gross-motor skills in this interactive bubble party. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Wed, Mar 20, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Wed, Mar 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Learn the basic features of QuickBooks Online to get you started in organizing your business finances.

Wed, Mar 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Winter Garden – Outdoor Yard
We will create art using tools from the environment to explore the textures and patterns of the great outdoors. Recommended for 6-8 year olds.

Thu, Mar 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Winter Garden – Outdoor Yard,Winter Garden - Program Area
Let's celebrate chickens with stories, games, songs and a fun craft! Recommended for ages 3-5.

Canceled
Thu, Mar 21, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
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+.

Thu, Mar 21, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Learn how to use advanced sort and filter options; apply data validation and other data tools to organize your data.

Thu, Mar 21, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
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.

Fri, 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.

Fri, Mar 22, 10:15am - 12:15pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Start crocheting today! In this 2-part class, we'll learn basic techniques & stitches and take away a headband for your first project.

Fri, 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.

Fri, 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 0-18 months.

Fri, 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.

Sat, Mar 23, 10:15am - 12:15pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Join us for our monthly Knitting Circle. Bring your own projects, yarn & tools, ask questions, receive help, give help, share ideas, and meet new people!

Sat, Mar 23, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Bring your imagination and join us for an introduction to altered books. Supplies will be provided. Registration required. Recommended for ages 18 and up.
This event is full

Sat, Mar 23, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Join your fellow writers for critique, discussion, and camaraderie. Writers of all genres and experience are welcome. Recommended for adults.

Mon, Mar 25, 10:15am - 10:45am
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.

Rescheduled
Mon, Mar 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
New date Monday, March 25, 10:15am - 10:45am
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 25, 11:15am - 11:45am
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.

Rescheduled
Mon, Mar 25, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
New date Monday, March 25, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Practice Makes Perfect is an English conversation class led by Adult Literacy League volunteers.

Mon, Mar 25, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Practice Makes Perfect is an English conversation class led by Adult Literacy League volunteers.

Mon, Mar 25, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Get ready for the solar eclipse and use your imagination to create a whole new planet! Registration Requested. Recommended for ages 6-8.