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Zora Zines

2024-01-04 15:30:00 2024-01-04 16:30:00 America/New_York Zora Zines Learn about Zora Neale Hurston and some of her nature-inspired folktale collections. Recommended for ages 9-12. Eatonville Branch - Eatonville - Meeting Room

Thursday, January 04
3:30pm - 4:30pm

Add to Calendar 2024-01-04 15:30:00 2024-01-04 16:30:00 America/New_York Zora Zines Learn about Zora Neale Hurston and some of her nature-inspired folktale collections. Recommended for ages 9-12. Eatonville Branch - Eatonville - Meeting Room

Eatonville Branch

Eatonville - Meeting Room

Learn about Zora Neale Hurston and some of her nature-inspired folktale collections. Recommended for ages 9-12.

Using the information we learn about Zora Neale Hurston, what folklore is, and nature-inspired tales she collected in her studies; tweens will use their creativity to write their nature-inspired Folktale by creating a “Zine”. 

AGE GROUP: | Kids |

EVENT TYPE: | History - Culture - Genealogy | Education & Learning |

TAGS: | zora | bb-childrens |

Eatonville Branch

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Jul 15 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Jul 16 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Jul 17 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Jul 18 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Jul 19 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jul 20 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jul 21 Closed

About the branch

LYNX Bus Link 1 N.Orange Ave. / Altamonte Mall
LYNX Bus Link 9 N. Orange Ave. / Rosemont

The Eatonville Library is located in the Town of Eatonville's Zora Neale Hurston Square. Eatonville is known as the oldest incorporated African American municipality in the United States.

The Eatonville Branch is a children's library featuring material and programming for children through the sixth grade. The branch serves the residents that make up the four residential quadrants of Eatonville - Calhoun, Catalina Park, Eaton Pointe, and Lake Lovely Estates. The collection, programs, and services are also available to all Orange County residents including residents of the City of Maitland and Winter Park through reciprocal borrowing.

Upcoming events

Mon, Jul 15, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Chefs aged 5-12 can team up with their grown-ups for a dash of fun and a sprinkle of learning! From mixing up magic to savoring the results, it's a recipe for memories and quality time together.Register

Tue, Jul 16, 10:15am - 10:45am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Each session is themed and playfully uses yoga and imagination to teach early learners social-emotional skills, support cognitive development and enhance creativity. Recommended for ages 3 to 5.

Tue, Jul 16, 10:15am - 11:15am
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Use the crafting materials offered to create a custom bookmark for your summer reading! Recommended for ages 6-12.

Tue, Jul 16, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Identify the basic features and tools to get you started. Learn how to create a presentation by using templates, text, and picture files.

Wed, Jul 17, 10:15am - 11:00am
Eatonville - Meeting 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, Jul 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Capture your audience attention with a visually compelling presentation. Learn how to insert and customize SmartArt graphics, tables, charts and video.

Wed, Jul 17, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Machines can learn just like us! Explore the ocean while learning how machines can see patterns and predict outcomes.

Wed, Jul 17, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Venture beyond the footpath and take a walk on the wild side! Explore nature through games, activities, and STEAM challenges. Recommended for ages 6-8.

Thu, Jul 18, 10:15am - 10:45am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
From the rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes to the use of picture books, songs and flannel board stories, your child will be encouraged to develop early literacy skills.

Thu, Jul 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Get more precise control over your presentation. Learn how to insert slide transitions, add animations and hyperlinks. Create a customized photo album with simple to use tools.

Thu, Jul 18, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Vision boarding is not just for the new year! Take on the 2nd half of 2024 with your goals all set! Recommended for ages 13 and up.

Fri, Jul 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Get ready to move and dance with this lively and engaging DJ. Challenge yourself to learn new dances and join in on the ones you know. A dance party for everyone to enjoy. Recommended for ages 0-12.

Sat, Jul 20, 10:15am - 11:15am
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
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.

Sat, Jul 20, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Get your computer skills racing. Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer.

Sat, Jul 20, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
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.

Tue, Jul 23, 10:15am - 10:45am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Each session is themed and playfully uses yoga and imagination to teach early learners social-emotional skills, support cognitive development and enhance creativity. Recommended for ages 3 to 5.

Tue, Jul 23, 10:15am - 11:15am
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Have you ever thought of what your dream home would look like? Join us for a building challenge where you plan and design your own home based on personal taste! Recommended for ages 6-12.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 23, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
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.

Wed, Jul 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
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.

Wed, Jul 24, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Learn to code with Dash the robot. Create a path for Dash to move along. Complete a code challenge by guiding Dash through an obstacle course to the finish line.

Wed, Jul 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to trek a swamp? Explore an important wetland in the United States and one of Florida’s natural wonders. Recommended for families.

Thu, Jul 25, 10:15am - 10:45am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
From the rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes to the use of picture books, songs and flannel board stories, your child will be encouraged to develop early literacy skills.

Thu, Jul 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Discover the best formats for an effective cover letter, and how to craft the perfect follow-up after you ace your interview. Recommended for adults.

Fri, Jul 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Celebrate the end of Summer at Your Library with a live performance! Ages 0-18. Registration is required.

Fri, Jul 26, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Create detailed sculptures in a digital environment. Learn to use ZbrushCoreMini and the intuitive brushes and tools to create amazing artwork.

Sat, Jul 27, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Adventure awaits! Learn how to make a unique piece of canvas art using a map. This program is intended for ages 16 & up.

Tue, Jul 30, 10:15am - 10:45am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Each session is themed and playfully uses yoga and imagination to teach early learners social-emotional skills, support cognitive development and enhance creativity. Recommended for ages 3 to 5.

Tue, Jul 30, 10:15am - 11:15am
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Summer is the season for pool noodles...but have you ever used one to make a monster? Join us for a spooky summer craft where we will transform our favorite pool toy! Recommended for ages 6-12.

Tue, Jul 30, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Learn about the functionality of Photoshop and explore the environment. Become familiar with using selection and editing tools.

Wed, Jul 31, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Learn how to use layers, layer masks, free transform tools, and text tools. Become familiar with adding basic effects to images.

Wed, Jul 31, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Bring your ideas to life. Draw and animate shapes in Microsoft PowerPoint. Combine shapes into pictures, then use simple formatting, transition and animation tools.

Thu, Aug 01, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Our social worker is on-site to assist customers with social and government services on the 1st Thursday of the month. Walk-in appointments are available on a first come first service basis.

Thu, Aug 01, 10:15am - 10:45am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
From the rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes to the use of picture books, songs and flannel board stories, your child will be encouraged to develop early literacy skills.

Thu, Aug 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Learn how to add layer styles, custom shapes, gradients, and photo filters. Become familiar with adding advanced effects to images.

Sat, Aug 03, 10:15am - 11:15am
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Learn Internet concepts and terminology. Become familiar with Web browsers while surfing the Web.

Sat, Aug 03, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Learn about search engines and search techniques to help you find exactly what you are looking for on the Web.

Sat, Aug 03, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Start hand embroidery today. Learn the basics of using a hoop and needles to create running, back and cross stitches to create a beautiful sampler.

Tue, Aug 06, 10:15am - 10:45am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Each session is themed and playfully uses yoga and imagination to teach early learners social-emotional skills, support cognitive development and enhance creativity. Recommended for ages 3 to 5.

Tue, Aug 06, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
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, Aug 06, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Go back to school in style by making a statement with new decorations for your backpack. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Wed, Aug 07, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Join us for a free shopping experience with gently used clothing and put together amazing outfits with styling tips by Jasmin Machell of Tailored Looks. This event is recommended for tweens and teens.

Wed, Aug 07, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Meet Sphero, the cute rolling robot. Use Sphero's LED matrix to display animations and pictures, then code your robot to roll along paths and through mazes.

Thu, Aug 08, 10:15am - 10:45am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
From the rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes to the use of picture books, songs and flannel board stories, your child will be encouraged to develop early literacy skills.

Thu, Aug 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Eatonville - Ask at Desk
Use templates with ease. Modify text and picture placeholders, explore paste options, format pictures and insert charts.

Fri, Aug 09, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Have fun with physics! Simulate physics in the real world with Algodoo. Experiment with objects and see how they react to the forces of gravity and friction.

Tue, Aug 13, 10:15am - 10:45am
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Each session is themed and playfully uses yoga and imagination to teach early learners social-emotional skills, support cognitive development and enhance creativity. Recommended for ages 3 to 5.

Tue, Aug 13, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Eatonville - Meeting Room
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.