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Family Fiber Arts: Let's Loom Knit Pumpkins (2 Parts)

Beginner

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!

    • Class Duration: 2 parts, 1.5 hours each part
    • Age Requirements: 10-Adult
    • Required Skills: None
    • Materials Fee: None

    Required Materials: Materials will be provided for class! 

    AGE GROUP: | Families | Adults |

    EVENT TYPE: | Maker/DIY | Arts & Crafting |

    TAGS: | tech-fiberarts | tec101 | knit | fiberarts |

    West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center

    Phone: 407-835-7323

    Hours
    We're closed Monday May 27 due to Closed - Memorial Day
    Mon, May 27 Closed
    (Closed - Memorial Day)
    Tue, May 28 10:00AM to 7:00PM
    Wed, May 29 10:00AM to 7:00PM
    Thu, May 30 10:00AM to 7:00PM
    Fri, May 31 10:00AM to 6:00PM
    Sat, Jun 01 10:00AM to 6:00PM
    Sun, Jun 02 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

    Tue, May 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
    Introduce your little one to the wonderful world of languages as we learn Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star in Chinese! Recommended for ages 18-36 months.

    Wed, May 29, 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, May 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
    Kia ora! Explore the mythology, art, and history of the Maori, the native people of New Zealand. Recommended for ages 6-12.

    Wed, May 29, 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, May 30, All day
    Stop by to write a postcard to our character of the month. Then drop it in our mailbox. This month's characters are the Berenstain Bears!

    Thu, May 30, 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, May 30, 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, May 30, 11:15am - 11:30am
    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, May 30, 11:30am - 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 ages 0-5.

    Fri, May 31, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    West Oaks - Back of Branch
    Ann Yao performs cutting-edge interpretations of traditional material on the Guzheng. Professor Li Wei demonstrates Chinese calligraphy fundamental techniques and aesthetic values.

    Sat, Jun 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
    Make a decorative tin display to showcase travel inspiration!

    Mon, Jun 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    West Oaks - Back of Branch
    In colorful pirate garb, Katie brings these stories to life with a treasure chest full of props and costumes, vivid scenery, parrot puppets, and audience participation. Recommended for ages 4-10.

    Mon, Jun 03, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
    This series of workshops is designed for students to practice their English speaking and listening skills. Recommended for those with a basic understanding of English.

    Tue, Jun 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
    Journey through the stars with your little astronaut on this outer space adventure! Recommended for ages 18-36 months.
    This event is full

    Wed, Jun 05, 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, Jun 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
    Discover creatures of the dark, then grab a magic paper flashlight and track down those creatures where they hide. Can you find them all? Recommended for ages 6-8.
    This event is full

    Wed, Jun 05, 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, Jun 06, 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, Jun 06, 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, Jun 06, 11:15am - 11:30am
    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, Jun 06, 11:30am - 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 ages 0-5.

    Thu, Jun 06, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    West Oaks - Technology Classroom
    Build and program LEGO Race Car with a simple to use computer interface. Learn how technology plays an active role in our everyday life.

    Thu, Jun 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
    This class is designed for students with a beginner level knowledge of English to practice basic vocabulary and grammar.

    Thu, Jun 06, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    West Oaks - Technology Classroom
    Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.
    This event is full

    Thu, Jun 06, 5:00pm - 9:00pm
    Come meet the Book Bike and use your OCLS Library Card to check-out books at the Ocoee Community Market located at the Ocoee Lakeshore Center - 125 North Lakeshore Drive Ocoee, FL 34761.

    Thu, Jun 06, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
    This class is designed for students with a high-beginner to intermediate level of English to continue to practice basic vocabulary and grammar.

    Thu, Jun 06, 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.
    This event is full

    Fri, Jun 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    West Oaks - Technology Classroom
    Learn the basics of embroidery to create art and customize your clothes, bags, hats, and more! Perfect for beginners.
    This event is full

    Fri, Jun 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
    West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
    Bring your kids to meet our local police officers and enjoy a story, cookies & milk! This is a great chance to interact with Ocoee officers in a fun and informative environment. Registration required.
    This event is full

    Fri, Jun 07, 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.
    This event is full

    Sat, Jun 08, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    West Oaks - Technology Classroom
    Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams.
    This event is full

    Sat, Jun 08, 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. Recommended for adults.

    Sat, Jun 08, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
    West Oaks - Technology Classroom
    Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams.

    Sun, Jun 09, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    West Oaks - Technology Classroom
    Learn the basics of embroidery while you stitch your sun, moon, and rising signs! Ages 10-17, all materials provided.
    This event is full

    Sun, Jun 09, 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. Recommended for ages 18 and up. Registration required.
    This event is full

    Mon, Jun 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    West Oaks - Back of Branch
    Come for great laughs, illusions, and magical fun. It's time for mayhem with an award-winning comedy magician and entertainer! Get ready to grin from ear to ear. Recommended for ages 0-12.
    This event is full

    Mon, Jun 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
    Go on an adventure through 'The Lord of the Rings' as we explore friendships throughout literature, and create our very own Hobbit doors. Speak 'Friend' and enter! Recommended for families.
    This event is full

    Tue, Jun 11, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
    Become an astronaut and explore the moon with stories, songs, and rhymes. At the end of the program your toddler will create a sensory art project. Recommended for ages 18-36 months.
    This event is full

    Wed, Jun 12, 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, Jun 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
    Team up to make and break codes while learning about the life of Alan Turing. Recommended for ages 9-12.

    Wed, Jun 12, 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, Jun 13, 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, Jun 13, 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, Jun 13, 11:15am - 11:30am
    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, Jun 13, 11:30am - 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 ages 0-5.

    Thu, Jun 13, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    West Oaks - Technology Classroom
    Build and program LEGO Recycling Truck with a simple to use computer interface. Learn how technology plays an active role in our everyday life.

    Thu, Jun 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
    This class is designed for students with a beginner level knowledge of English to practice basic vocabulary and grammar.

    Thu, Jun 13, 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, Jun 13, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
    This class is designed for students with a high-beginner to intermediate level of English to continue to practice basic vocabulary and grammar.

    Thu, Jun 13, 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, Jun 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    West Oaks - Technology Classroom
    Learn the basics of weaving as we make a coaster! We will be discussing warp, weft, and pattern design during class. Ages 10-17. Perfect for beginners!
    This event is full

    Fri, Jun 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
    Immigration records are an incredibly rich source of information for the family historian. Learn more about your family’s history by using passenger lists and naturalization records.

    Fri, Jun 14, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
    This series of workshops is designed for students to practice their English speaking and listening skills. Recommended for those with a basic understanding of English.

    Sat, Jun 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    West Oaks - Technology Classroom
    Learn how to install a zipper with this cute and functional project! Ages 10-12. Perfect for beginners!
    This event is full

    Sat, Jun 15, 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!
    This event is full

    Sat, Jun 15, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
    West Oaks - Technology Classroom
    Learn how to install a zipper with this cute and functional project! Ages 13-17. Perfect for beginners!

    Sun, Jun 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    West Oaks - Back of Branch
    Vocalist Shannon Rae will perform adored classics. Hear songs you'll enjoy, from the 1920’s to the 1970’s, to today. Participate in sing-alongs and musical games. Recommended for ages 55 and up.

    Mon, Jun 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Join Science Heroes on a treasure-hunting adventure deep within the jungle! The audience will help conduct exciting science experiments that bring this story to life! Recommended for ages 0-12.

    Tue, Jun 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
    Can you hop like a frog? Waddle like a penguin? Run like a cheetah? See if you can move like the animals do! Recommended for ages 18-36 months.
    This event is full

    Thu, Jun 20, 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, Jun 20, 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, Jun 20, 11:15am - 11:30am
    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, Jun 20, 11:30am - 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 ages 0-5.

    Thu, Jun 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
    This class is designed for students with a beginner level knowledge of English to practice basic vocabulary and grammar.

    Thu, Jun 20, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
    This class is designed for students with a high-beginner to intermediate level of English to continue to practice basic vocabulary and grammar.

    Fri, Jun 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
    West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
    Bring your kids to meet our local police officers and enjoy a story, cookies & milk! This is a great chance to interact with Ocoee officers in a fun and informative environment. Registration required.
    This event is full

    Sat, Jun 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
    Learn how to make art with old maps.

    Sun, Jun 23, 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.

    Mon, Jun 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    West Oaks - Back of Branch
    Get ready for family fun with "The Alligator Capital of the World®.” Did you know alligator babies are also known as grunts? Learn about snakes, reptiles, and more up close. Recommended for ages 0-12.
    This event is full

    Mon, Jun 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
    Step into the world of 'The Chronicles of Narnia' as we explore friendships throughout literature, and create our very own wardrobe portal. Recommended for families.
    This event is full

    Tue, Jun 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
    Explore the secret life of insects through stories, songs, and interactive learning stations that will inspire a love of nature. Recommended for preschoolers ages 3-5.

    Wed, Jun 26, 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, Jun 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    West Oaks - Sarchet Community Room
    Get ready to embark on a journey into the colorful world of birds. Connect with nature through a hobby that will allow you to develop patience and power of observation. Recommended for ages 6 to 8.
    This event is full

    Wed, Jun 26, 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.