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Heritage Scrapbooking

2018-06-16 13:00:00 2018-06-16 16:30:00 America/New_York Heritage Scrapbooking Learn more about your heritage through pictures and artifacts. West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center

Saturday, June 16
1:00pm - 4:30pm

Add to Calendar 2018-06-16 13:00:00 2018-06-16 16:30:00 America/New_York Heritage Scrapbooking Learn more about your heritage through pictures and artifacts. West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center

Learn more about your heritage through pictures and artifacts.

Alberta Gibbs from the Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society (AAHGS) will show you how to create your very own scrapbook to preserve your family history and heritage. Bring your own photos, artifacts, and scrapbooks and learn how to put it all together in scrapbook format.

West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Feb 18 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Feb 19 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Feb 20 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Feb 21 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Feb 22 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Feb 23 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Feb 24 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

West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Fri, Feb 22, 10:00am - 2:00pm
AARP Volunteers will provide free income tax assistance. Attendees will be seen on a first come, first served basis. For more information, please visit aarp.org/taxaide.

Sarchet Community Room
Fri, Feb 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams. This is a 2-part class. Ages. Adults.
This event is full

Sarchet Community Room
Fri, Feb 22, 12:45pm - 2:15pm
Join us in the 2nd part of this 2-part Introduction to the Sewing Machine class. Ages. Adults.
This event is full

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Fri, Feb 22, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Move your documents online. Learn how to collaborate, share, and access your files from anywhere with Google Docs, a free word processing application from Google.

Sarchet Community Room
Sat, Feb 23, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Scrapbook, journal, cookbook, planner? Bring your creativity and explore all the possibilities of altered books.

West Oaks - Children's Area
Sat, Feb 23, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Practice your reading skills by reading aloud to a lovable, furry listener. Be An Angel Therapy Dogs Ministry presents this reading program for children with certified therapy dogs.

Sarchet Community Room
Sat, Feb 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Celebrate Black History Month by honoring artist Alma Thomas and creating your own colorful abstract work of art. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Sun, Feb 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Sarchet Community Room
Sun, Feb 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
All paws on deck! No job too big; no kid too small. We're off on a mission to learn, laugh & play with stories & activities inspired by Nick Jr.'s TV Show, Paw Patrol. Recommended for preschoolers.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Sun, Feb 24, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Feb 25, 10:15am - 10:45am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Feb 25, 10:45am - 11:05am
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.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Feb 25, 11:15am - 11:35am
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Feb 25, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Build a custom quilt block by block. Join us each month for a new design, come for one or take them all. At the end of the year you will have a complete project perfect for keeping warm. Age: Adults
This event is full

Tue, Feb 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Have fun comparing and grouping with basic math concepts like short, tall, big and small. Recommended for toddlers.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Feb 26, 11:00am - 12:30pm
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.

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Feb 26, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Come join us for this genealogy research series which will focus on researching European ancestors.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Feb 26, 12:45pm - 2:15pm
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.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Feb 26, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Build your business logo using graphic design theory for concepts, color, and font choices. Learn the basics of designing a business logo using vector graphics tools.

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Feb 26, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Perform an adaptation of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day with Dramatic Education! Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Feb 27, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Learn how to sew a circle pouch in this simple and fun class. Ages: Adults
This event is full

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Feb 27, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Learn how to create an easy to use website where you can publish your thoughts, comments or pictures so you can share with family and friends.

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Feb 27, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Get ready for winter by making your very own trendy winter hat. This project is great for gift giving as well. Age: Kids 7-12 years old.
This event is full

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Feb 27, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Come and join us for this exciting case study that furthers the research into the biological family of Pansy McGee on her paternal line.

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Feb 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Come join us for this eight week genealogy research series which will cover an introduction to genealogy as well as an overview of the core records groups and concepts.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Feb 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Get a firsthand view of a 3D printer in action as it builds an object layer by layer! Draw and design your very own three dimensional objects using an 3D modeling software.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Feb 28, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Get a firsthand view of a 3D printer in action. With easy-to-use 3D modeling software, design and create more complex objects using custom shape and object tools.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Feb 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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.

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Feb 28, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Thursday at the West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center.

West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Fri, Mar 01, 10:00am - 2:00pm
AARP Volunteers will provide free income tax assistance. Attendees will be seen on a first come, first served basis. For more information, please visit aarp.org/taxaide.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Fri, Mar 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Learn the basic features of QuickBooks Pro and how it can be used to organize your business or personal finances. Explore the environment and master the basic concepts of balance sheet.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Fri, Mar 01, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items. Recommended Audience: Adult

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Fri, Mar 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn how to record different types of business transactions such as posting accounts payable and accounts receivable. Also, generate financial reports for your company. Recommended Audience: Adult

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Sat, Mar 02, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Start crocheting today! Learn to chain and single crochet to create your first project.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Mar 04, 10:15am - 10:45am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Mar 04, 10:45am - 11:05am
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.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Mar 04, 11:15am - 11:35am
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Mon, Mar 04, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Learn how to properly place your hands on the keyboard and enhance your typing skills by using the Web-based TypingMaster program.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Mar 04, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
This 4 week series will prepare you to become a U.S. citizen. Learn everything you'll need to know to pass the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview.

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Mar 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Yay...Yoga for Kids!

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Mar 05, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Mar 05, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
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.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Mar 05, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Learn how to use the mouse and keyboard to navigate within the computer's interface. Practice using these two devices with hands-on exercises and online resources.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Mar 05, 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Come to this open lab and practice your typing skills.

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Mar 05, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Push, roll and squeeze your way into fun! Shape your imagination at this craft-based Play-Doh® event! Recommended for elementary aged children.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Mar 06, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Mar 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meet New York Times bestselling author, Samira Ahmed, as she reads from and discusses her book Love, Hate & Other Filters.

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Mar 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Come learn the basics of genetic genealogy and how DNA testing can supplement your traditional genealogical research.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Mar 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Learn how to build a website that responds and adapts to the size of the screen through the use of responsive HTML5 and CSS code.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Mar 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Looking for an exciting way to promote your business or project? Boost your search engine rankings with an HTML5 landing page optimized with background video!

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Mar 07, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Learn how to build your own website. Start with WordPress, which offers lots of options for skinning your site the way you want it.

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Mar 07, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Thursday at the West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center.

West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Fri, Mar 08, 10:00am - 2:00pm
AARP Volunteers will provide free income tax assistance. Attendees will be seen on a first come, first served basis. For more information, please visit aarp.org/taxaide.

Sarchet Community Room
Fri, Mar 08, 10:30am - 11:30am
Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams. This is a 2-part class. Ages. Adults.

Sarchet Community Room
Fri, Mar 08, 11:45am - 1:15pm
Join us in the 2nd part of this 2-part Introduction to the Sewing Machine class. Ages. Adults.

Sarchet Community Room
Fri, Mar 08, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Are you stuck on a sewing project? Do you need help with a pattern, quilt or garment? Do you simply need to practice your new sewing skills?

Sarchet Community Room
Sat, Mar 09, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Learn about African American History, Heritage and Genealogy.

Sarchet Community Room
Sat, Mar 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Celebrate St. Patrick's day the leprechaun way. Don't forget to wear green! Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Sun, Mar 10, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Want to take your coding skills to the next level? Learn how to write proper Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) code and format Web pages using external style sheets.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Sun, Mar 10, 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Customize your Web pages using CSS. Learn how to add functionality such as Google Maps CSS Hovers and Transitions into Web pages.

Sarchet Community Room
Sun, Mar 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Join us for an all-levels FREE yoga class! Yoga is a great way to improve the health of your body and mind. Step out of your comfort zone and join us for an experience you won't forget! 

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Mar 11, 10:15am - 10:45am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Mar 11, 10:45am - 11:05am
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.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Mar 11, 11:15am - 11:35am
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Mon, Mar 11, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Mar 11, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
This 4 week series will prepare you to become a U.S. citizen. Learn everything you'll need to know to pass the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview.

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Mar 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bring your friends and learn about animals from every corner of the world. Enjoy fun stories, activities and crafts. Recommended for preschoolers.

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Mar 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Regale in stories of the Emerald Isle. Storyteller Bill Cordell will transport you to the lush green landscapes of Ireland.

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Mar 12, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
What would you do if your favorite Goosebumps book came to life? Join us for a craft while we watch this R.L. Stine classic turned reality. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Mar 13, 11:00am - 1:30pm
Would you like to create a stylish pouch that includes a zipper? Come learn how to make one from start to finish in this easy sewing class! Ages: Adults

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Mar 13, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
We will teach you everything you need to know to start sewing like a pro. Come learn basic sewing terminology, sewing safety, and get hands on experience with the sewing machine.

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Mar 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
This class is for beginners who are just learning to use RootsMagic Genealogy Software.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Mar 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Learn how to create an easy to use website where you can publish your thoughts, comments or pictures so you can share with family and friends.

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Mar 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
If you have received your autosomal DNA test results and are wondering what to do next then this program is exactly what you need.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Mar 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join the community of online video viewers and makers! Learn how to search for videos via YouTube's trending feature, video metadata, and more.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Mar 14, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
How can I control what content I see and who sees my posts? What's the difference between a News Feed and a Timeline?

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Mar 14, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Thursday at the West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center.

West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Fri, Mar 15, 10:00am - 2:00pm
AARP Volunteers will provide free income tax assistance. Attendees will be seen on a first come, first served basis. For more information, please visit aarp.org/taxaide.

Sarchet Community Room
Fri, Mar 15, 11:00am - 1:30pm
Impress your family and friends with this handmade mini tote bag. These make for the perfect gift for any occasion. Age: Adults

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Fri, Mar 15, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Move your documents online. Learn how to collaborate, share, and access your files from anywhere with Google Docs, a free word processing application from Google.

Sarchet Community Room
Sat, Mar 16, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Join in the savings! Become a savvy saver by sharing coupons and savings tips at this monthly meeting.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Mar 18, 10:15am - 10:45am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Mar 18, 10:45am - 11:05am
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.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Mar 18, 11:15am - 11:35am
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Mar 18, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
All are welcome to participate meet new people and make friends while playing educational board games and learning about library resources.  

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Mar 18, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
This 4 week series will prepare you to become a U.S. citizen. Learn everything you'll need to know to pass the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview.

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Mar 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Chugga-chugga choo-choo, all aboard! Become a conductor and join us for trainloads of stories and crafts. Ages 3-5.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Mar 19, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Have a new tablet or smartphone, but not sure how to use it? Let us get you started with the basics, so you become more familiar with your personal device.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Mar 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Create polished documents in Microsoft Word.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Mar 19, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Add style to your documents. Impact your readers with images, text boxes and Smart Art. Ensure readability with basic review tools.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Mar 19, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Contact your mailing list with ease. Use the mail merge wizard to create personalized letters and emails.

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Mar 19, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Take a trip to wonderland and celebrate your “unbirthday” with whimsical crafts and fun activities. Recommended for lower elementary.

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Mar 20, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Take the fashion world by storm! We will teach you everything you need to know to start sewing like a pro. Come learn how to sew your very own pair of shorts.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Mar 20, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Identify the basic features and tools to get you started. Learn how to create a presentation by using templates, text, and picture files.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Mar 20, 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Capture your audience attention with a visually compelling presentation. Learn how to insert and customize SmartArt graphics, tables, charts and video.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Mar 20, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Want to trace your family history? Learn tips and tricks on how to find information by exploring the HeritageQuest Online database offered free at the library. #genealogy

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Mar 20, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Gedmatch.com is a free website for people who have already tested their autosomal DNA for genealogical purposes.

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Mar 21, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Take the fashion world by storm! We will teach you everything you need to know to start sewing like a pro. Come learn how to sew your very own pair of shorts.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Mar 21, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Mar 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
8 notes on a music staff, 8 colors in a standard crayon box and only 8 actual magic effects BUT when you combine them, they offer an infinite number of opportunities for creativity!

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Mar 21, 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Mar 21, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Display your data in stunning charts and graphs. Insert recommended and custom charts. Edit chart data, elements and styles.

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Mar 21, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Thursday at the West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center.

West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Fri, Mar 22, 10:00am - 2:00pm
AARP Volunteers will provide free income tax assistance. Attendees will be seen on a first come, first served basis. For more information, please visit aarp.org/taxaide.

Sarchet Community Room
Fri, Mar 22, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Take the fashion world by storm! We will teach you everything you need to know to start sewing like a pro. Come learn how to sew your very own pair of shorts.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Fri, Mar 22, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Fri, Mar 22, 2:45pm - 3:45pm
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.

West Oaks - Children's Area
Sat, Mar 23, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Practice your reading skills by reading aloud to a lovable, furry listener. Be An Angel Therapy Dogs Ministry presents this reading program for children with certified therapy dogs.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Sun, Mar 24, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Would you like to know how to load your gadget with free media? Let us help! Learn how to search, check out and download eBooks and audiobooks using the library?s digital collection.

Sarchet Community Room
Sun, Mar 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
We want to hear you STOMP and ROAR! Bring out your inner dinosaur as we go back to dino time with songs, stories, activities and more! Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.