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Snack Around the World: Belgium

2023-07-07 15:00:00 2023-07-07 16:00:00 America/New_York Snack Around the World: Belgium Treat yourself to tasty snacks from a land far away! Each month we'll learn about a different culture and sample the yummiest snacks it has to offer. Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration required. West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center - West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room

Friday, July 07
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-07-07 15:00:00 2023-07-07 16:00:00 America/New_York Snack Around the World: Belgium Treat yourself to tasty snacks from a land far away! Each month we'll learn about a different culture and sample the yummiest snacks it has to offer. Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration required. West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center - West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room

West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center

West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room

Treat yourself to tasty snacks from a land far away! Each month we'll learn about a different culture and sample the yummiest snacks it has to offer. Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration required.

Food will be served at this event. Please see staff about specific needs concerning food allergies.

AGE GROUP: | Kids |

EVENT TYPE: | History - Culture - Genealogy | Cooking & Food |

TAGS: | food | bb-childrens |

West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center

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 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

Wed, Oct 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Ask at Desk
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.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Oct 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Learn about the ancient Maya culture, construct a pyramid, try ancient hot cocoa, and make a death mask! Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration required.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Oct 04, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
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. 

Thu, Oct 05, 10:15am - 10:40am
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, Oct 05, 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, Oct 05, 11:15am - 11:40am
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 0-18 months.

Thu, Oct 05, 11:45am - 12:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
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, Oct 05, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
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.

Thu, Oct 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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, Oct 05, 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, Oct 05, 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, Oct 06, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Go beyond the basics with your sewing machine! Learn to stabilize and stitch machine buttonholes for a polished finish, then use your machine to attach buttons for the perfect project accent.
This event is full

Fri, Oct 06, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Join Rebecca Hubler, Interior Designer, as she helps homeowners and design enthusiasts understand and apply the basics of Interior Design to successfully create their own projects.
This event is full

Sat, Oct 07, 10:00am - 11:30am
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn the basics of Loom Knitting as we make adorable loom knitted pumpkins! Best for ages 10+. This program is intended for families, whatever family means to you!

Sat, Oct 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Learn how eclipse watchers used to record what they saw before modern technology. Participants will then create their very eclipse art! Recommended for ages 3 and up.

Sat, Oct 07, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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.
This event is full

Sat, Oct 07, 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.
This event is full

Sun, Oct 08, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Junk journal, scrapbook, diary? Bring your imagination and join us to discover the possibilities of altered books at this monthly workshop. Registration required. Recommended for ages 18 and up.
This event is full

Mon, Oct 09, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Nothing is better than fresh guacamole! Learn how to prepare this classic dip that’s both easy to whip up and delicious. Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration required.

Tue, Oct 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
It’s peanut butter and jelly time! Come spread, cut and stack ingredients to make a friendly & delicious spider. Adult participation is required. Recommended for ages 3-5. Registration required.
This event is full

Tue, Oct 10, 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, Oct 10, 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.

Tue, Oct 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Decorate your own cupcake inspired by the Sun! Explore aspects of the Sun and solar activity by modeling them as solar cupcakes. Recommended for adults and families with children ages 5 and up.

Wed, Oct 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Ask at Desk
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, Oct 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Learn what a budget is and make your own budget to take home! Discover the difference between needs and wants and fixed versus variable costs. Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration required.
This event is full

Wed, Oct 11, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
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. 

Thu, Oct 12, 10:15am - 10:40am
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, Oct 12, 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, Oct 12, 11:15am - 11:40am
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 0-18 months.

Thu, Oct 12, 11:45am - 12:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
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, Oct 12, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Bring your resume to the top of the pile. Learn how to plan, create, and format a professional-looking resume using built-in templates in Microsoft Word and library resources.

Thu, Oct 12, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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, Oct 12, 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, Oct 12, 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, Oct 13, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Need a trick or treating bag, or a cute tote to carry around town? Learn the basics of pattern reading in this easy and beginner friendly class. Students are encouraged to bring their own material.

Fri, Oct 13, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Join Rebecca Hubler, Interior Designer, as she helps homeowners and design enthusiasts understand and apply the basics of Interior Design to successfully create their own projects.
This event is full

Sat, Oct 14, 10:00am - 11:30am
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn the basics of Loom Knitting as we make adorable loom knitted pumpkins! Best for ages 10+. This program is intended for families, whatever family means to you!

Sat, Oct 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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.

Sat, Oct 14, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Explore a new tabletop role-playing game every month as we play through a multitude of new releases and longstanding favorites. Ages 16 and up. Registration required.

Sun, Oct 15, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Ask at Desk
For more than 5,000 years, women have been using henna as a temporary way to turn their body into a work of art. Come in to have a special henna design drawn on your hand by a local young artist.

Mon, Oct 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Reduce, reuse, upcycle! Get your creativity flowing as we learn about art restoration and add personal touches to some of our favorite paintings. Recommended for ages 6-15. Registration required.
This event is full

Tue, Oct 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Learn about the secret life of bats in this program about the behaviors of bats through books, riddles, and a craft. Recommended for ages 18-36 months.

Tue, Oct 17, 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, Oct 17, 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, Oct 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Ask at Desk
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, Oct 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Head to the garden to check out what's crawling, buzzing and flying around for some creepy outdoor fun! Learn about the important role that bugs play in our ecosystem. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Wed, Oct 18, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
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. 

Thu, Oct 19, 10:15am - 10:40am
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, Oct 19, 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, Oct 19, 11:15am - 11:40am
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 0-18 months.

Thu, Oct 19, 11:45am - 12:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
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, Oct 19, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Better prepare yourself for the big day! Learn the interview process and become familiar with popular websites that provide supporting information.

Thu, Oct 19, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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, Oct 19, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
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, Oct 19, 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.

Fri, Oct 20, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Need a trick or treating bag, or a cute tote to carry around town? Learn the basics of pattern reading in this easy and beginner friendly class. Students are encouraged to bring their own material.

Fri, Oct 20, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Join Rebecca Hubler, Interior Designer, as she helps homeowners and design enthusiasts understand and apply the basics of Interior Design to successfully create their own projects.
This event is full

Fri, Oct 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Treat yourself to tasty snacks from a land far away! Each month we'll learn about a different culture and sample the yummiest snacks it has to offer. Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration required.
This event is full

Sat, Oct 21, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sit back and relax for a family-friendly movie and coloring sheets. Recommended for families.

Sat, Oct 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Head to the garden to check out what's crawling, buzzing and flying around for some creepy outdoor fun! Learn about the important role that bugs play in our ecosystem.

Sun, Oct 22, 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.

Tue, Oct 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Mix and mash along with the monsters for a Halloween-themed treat. Adult participation is required. Recommended for ages 3-5. Registration required.
This event is full

Tue, Oct 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn publication concepts and terminology. Become familiar with the environment and explore pre-defined templates, formatting options and adding business information.

Tue, Oct 24, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Learn how to work with master pages, headers and footers, and how to customize your publications. Recommended Audience: Adult

Tue, Oct 24, 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.

Wed, Oct 25, 10:00am - 10:30am
West Oaks - Ask at Desk
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, Oct 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
From their silky webs to their deadly venom, spiders intrigue us with their sensational skills. Learn about the 8 legged creatures and enjoy spider-themed games and crafts. Recommended for ages 6-12.
This event is full

Wed, Oct 25, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
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. 

Thu, Oct 26, 10:15am - 10:40am
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, Oct 26, 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, Oct 26, 11:15am - 11:40am
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 0-18 months.

Thu, Oct 26, 11:45am - 12:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
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, Oct 26, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Are you stuck on a your resume? Need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to assist you in this open lab.

Thu, Oct 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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, Oct 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
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.

Thu, Oct 26, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Automate everyday tasks with macros. Record data entry and formatting. Insert and modify objects to run macros without coding.

Fri, Oct 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Need a trick or treating bag, or a cute tote to carry around town? Learn the basics of pattern reading in this easy and beginner friendly class. Students are encouraged to bring their own material.

Fri, Oct 27, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Join Rebecca Hubler, Interior Designer, as she helps homeowners and design enthusiasts understand and apply the basics of Interior Design to successfully create their own projects.
This event is full

Fri, Oct 27, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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 teens ages 13-18.

Sat, Oct 28, 10:00am - 11:30am
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Make a spooky Halloween card by hand sewing sting art on cardstock! Best for ages 10+. This program is intended for families, whatever family means to you!

Sat, Oct 28, 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, Oct 28, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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.

Sun, Oct 29, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
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

Sun, Oct 29, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
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.

Tue, Oct 31, All day
Stop by to write a postcard to our character of the month. Then drop it in our mailbox. This month's character is Pete the Cat!

Tue, Oct 31, 11:00am - 12:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Shriek with delight at this not-so-spooky event, celebrating 100 years of Happy Haunts at the library! Recommended for toddlers ages 18-36 months. Costumes encouraged.

Tue, Oct 31, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Sweep into a ghoulish gala full of music, games and creepy crafts! Be sure to wear your costume, we'll provide the mask. Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration required.

Wed, Nov 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Bring your courage and your curiosity and join us for a "beary" fun day with a StoryWalk®, snacks and activities. Recommended for ages 6-12.
This event is full

Wed, Nov 01, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
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. 

Thu, Nov 02, 10:15am - 10:40am
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, Nov 02, 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, Nov 02, 11:15am - 11:40am
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 0-18 months.

Thu, Nov 02, 11:45am - 12:30pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
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, Nov 02, 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, Nov 02, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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, Nov 02, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Curious about 3D Printing? In this three week course for adults, we will discuss the entire 3D Printing process: from drafting 3D models, to printing, to refining finished prints. Beginner friendly!

Fri, Nov 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
Treat yourself to tasty snacks from a land far away! Each month we'll learn about a different culture and sample the yummiest snacks it has to offer. Recommended for ages 6-12. Registration required.