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In-Person: Spooky Science

2023-10-24 16:30:00 2023-10-24 17:30:00 America/New_York In-Person: Spooky Science Celebrate Halloween with a fright-filled hour of fun! Let out your mad scientist with experiments, games, and crafts! Recommended for ages 6-8. Winter Garden Branch - Winter Garden - Program Area

Tuesday, October 24
4:30pm - 5:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-10-24 16:30:00 2023-10-24 17:30:00 America/New_York In-Person: Spooky Science Celebrate Halloween with a fright-filled hour of fun! Let out your mad scientist with experiments, games, and crafts! Recommended for ages 6-8. Winter Garden Branch - Winter Garden - Program Area

Winter Garden Branch

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.

Explore the spooky side of science this Halloween with silly ghost stories, scary slime experiments, and even special effects makeup!

AGE GROUP: | Kids | Families |

EVENT TYPE: | Science & Math |

TAGS: | halloween | bb-childrens |

Winter Garden Branch

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Dec 04 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Dec 05 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Dec 06 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Dec 07 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Dec 08 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Dec 09 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Dec 10 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

Mon, Dec 11, 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, Dec 11, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Get ready for crafting fun with friends! Ages 6-8. Registration Required.

Tue, Dec 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Winter Garden - Program Area
Brrr… it’s cold outside! Be sure to button up before coming to the library. Join us for stories, crafts, and activities all about buttons. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Tue, Dec 12, 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, Dec 12, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Celebrate the library's 100th anniversary with art using book pages. All supplies provided.

Wed, Dec 13, 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, Dec 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Winter Garden - Program Area
Celebrate through nursery rhymes, stories, and songs in this bilingual storytime featuring books and songs in English and Spanish. Ages 2 - 5.

Wed, Dec 13, 11:00am - 11:30am
Winter Garden – Outdoor Yard
Help your child with their motor development skills in this interactive bubble class. Recommended for ages 18-36 months.

Wed, Dec 13, 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, Dec 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
It may not snow in Florida, but that doesn’t mean we can’t make our own winter fun! Recommended for families.

Wed, Dec 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.

Wed, Dec 13, 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.

Rescheduled
Thu, Dec 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
New date Wednesday, February 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
Share a story and create activities and crafts dedicated to love, family and friendship. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers

Thu, Dec 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, Dec 14, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
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.

Thu, Dec 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Make your own decorative winter jar. The library will supply everything needed for you to make your own seasonal creation.
This event is full

Fri, Dec 15, 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, Dec 15, 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, Dec 15, 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, Dec 15, 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.

Canceled
Fri, Dec 15, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
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, Dec 16, 10:15am - 12:15pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Carry your dice or small treasures in style. Learn how to knit a drawstring bag with a honeycomb texture using knit in the round techniques and a 2-color honeycomb brioche stitch.

Sat, Dec 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Use a variety of art supplies to create unique cards for your loved ones this holiday season. Recommended for all ages.

Canceled
Sat, Dec 16, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
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, Dec 18, 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, Dec 18, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Get ready for crafting fun with friends! Ages 6-8. Registration Required.

Tue, Dec 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
Winter Garden - Program Area
Celebrate the season with your little one as they build their very own gingerbread house. Adult participation required. Recommended for ages 3-5.
This event is full

Tue, Dec 19, 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, Dec 19, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Even though it’s not very cold, it really is winter! Join us for winter themed stories and crafts to get into the spirit of colder weather. Recommended for ages 6-8.

Wed, Dec 20, 10:15am - 11:15am
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Learn Internet concepts and terminology. Become familiar with Web browsers while surfing the Web.

Wed, Dec 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Winter Garden - Program Area
Celebrate through nursery rhymes, stories, and songs in this bilingual storytime featuring books and songs in English and Spanish. Ages 2 - 5.

Wed, Dec 20, 11:00am - 11:30am
Winter Garden – Outdoor Yard
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. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Wed, Dec 20, 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, Dec 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, Dec 20, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Learn about simple transactions workflow and other quick tricks. Recommended Audience: Adult

Thu, Dec 21, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Learn to make cool paper decorations to add pizzazz to your own room or to give as a gift. Recommended for tweens and teens.

Thu, Dec 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, Dec 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, Dec 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, Dec 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, Dec 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, Dec 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.

Rescheduled
Sat, Dec 23, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
New date Friday, December 29, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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.

Tue, Dec 26, 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, Dec 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Winter Garden - Program Area
Celebrate through nursery rhymes, stories, and songs in this bilingual storytime featuring books and songs in English and Spanish. Ages 2 - 5.

Wed, Dec 27, 11:00am - 11:30am
Winter Garden – Outdoor Yard
Help your child with their motor development skills in this interactive bubble class. Recommended for ages 18-36 months.

Fri, Dec 29, 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, Dec 29, 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, Dec 29, 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, Dec 29, 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, Dec 29, 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.

Sat, Dec 30, 10:15am - 12:15pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Have a knitting or crochet project in progress, we’d love to see it! Drop in to work on your projects, ask questions or just socialize. All skill levels are welcome.

Canceled
Tue, Jan 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us for a brief singalong to familiar songs along with live guitar for you and your toddler. Recommended for ages 0-36 mos.

Tue, Jan 02, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
This class is designed for students with a high-beginner to intermediate level of English.

Thu, Jan 04, 10:00am - 11:00am
Enjoy a storytime and craft on the porch of the Healthy West Orange Arts and Heritage Center at the Town of Oakland. Location: 126 West Petris Ave, Oakland, FL, 34760.

Thu, Jan 04, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.
Registration opens Friday, December 22 2023 at 9:00am

Thu, Jan 04, 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.
Registration opens Friday, December 22 2023 at 9:00am

Fri, Jan 05, 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, Jan 05, 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, Jan 05, 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, Jan 05, 11:35am - 12:10pm
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, Jan 05, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
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.
Registration opens Friday, December 22 2023 at 9:00am

Fri, Jan 05, 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Better prepare yourself for the big day! Learn the interview process and become familiar with popular websites that provide supporting information.
Registration opens Friday, December 22 2023 at 9:00am

Sat, Jan 06, 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, Jan 08, 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, Jan 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
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.

Mon, Jan 08, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
Grab a brush, mellow out and paint some happy, little trees the Bob Ross way! Remember, there are no mistakes, only happy accidents! Recommended for ages 11 to 18.
Registration opens Monday, December 11 2023 at 12:00am

Tue, Jan 09, 10:30am - 11:30am
Winter Garden - Program Area
Brrr! It’s cold out there! Warm up with stories, math, science activities, and a craft featuring some icy friends. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Tue, Jan 09, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Winter Garden - Technology Lab
This class is designed for students with a high-beginner to intermediate level of English.

Tue, Jan 09, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Winter Garden - Program Area
Reminisce on 2023 by creating your own scrapbook page! Attendees will create a one-page scrapbook page using personal photos and provided materials. Recommended for adults.