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Upcoming Events

Seating may be limited. Call 407.835.7323 to register.

Title
Date
Friday, August 01, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Discover the amazing world of computers. Explore the different tasks you can perform and even get to see how they look inside!

#campsavvy #SRPkids #familyfocus
Location
Washington Park - Ask At Desk
Library
Washington Park Branch
Title
Date
Friday, August 01, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Mr. Tim is a bumbling magician whose magic never seems to go as planned. Can you help him make the day magical? Ages 6-12. Seating is limited for some events. Please call 407.835.7323 to register in advance. #srpkids #tween
Location
Herndon - Meeting Room 1
Library
Herndon Branch
Title
Date
Friday, August 01, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Calling all curious kids! It’s time to go wild at the library this summer with stories, arts, and crafts about animals from around the world. Ages 3-5. Registration required. Call 407.835.7323 for more information. #preschool #srpkids #science
Location
West Oaks - Meeting Room 1
Library
West Oaks Branch
Title
Date
Friday, August 01, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This spectacular show will demonstrate the science of the circus through eye-catching experiments and activities. Ages 6-12. Seating is limited for some events. Please call 407.835.7323 to register in advance. #srpkids #science #tween
Location
Edgewater - Meeting Room 1
Library
Edgewater Branch
Title
Date
Friday, August 01, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Meet real firefighters and find out what it takes to fight the heat. Presented by the Orlando Fire Department, Orange County Fire Rescue, Winter Garden Fire Rescue, Ocoee Fire Department and Maitland Fire Rescue. Ages 6-12. Seating is limited for some events. Please call 407.835.7323 to register in advance. #srpkids
Library
Southwest Branch
Title
Date
Friday, August 01, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Crunch numbers in Microsoft Excel and learn how to use the tools needed to create a basic spreadsheet.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
West Oaks - Meeting Room 2
Library
West Oaks Branch
Title
Date
Friday, August 01, 2014
Time
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Description
Use an image-editing program to create and modify your very own digital work of art.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #familyfocus
Location
Washington Park - Ask At Desk
Library
Washington Park Branch
Title
Date
Friday, August 01, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Use the Internet to create a cool 3D-animated cartoon avatar.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Library
Alafaya Branch
Title
Date
Friday, August 01, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Create a dynamic slideshow presentation with animations and cool images for a school project using Microsoft PowerPoint.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
West Oaks - Meeting Room 2
Library
West Oaks Branch
Title
Date
Friday, August 01, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Earn an easy A on your next book report! Express yourself clearly and use pre-defined templates in Microsoft Word to properly format a book report.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
West Oaks - Meeting Room 2
Library
West Oaks Branch
Title
Date
Friday, August 01, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
The Melrose Center will feature week-long, 2-hour camp-style sessions from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday. A materials fee of $25 applies for each camp. Registration is required with a Library card in good standing. Seats are limited, so register today!

Craft simple and easy projects using LED lights, a Silhouette cutter and a 3D printer.

Day 1: Exploring Circuitry with LED Lights: Create a personalized greeting card with a flashing LED! Use electronic components and conductive paint to construct a simple circuit. Learn basic electronics concepts like polarity, switches, conductivity and LEDs.

Day 2: Personalized Stickers with Silhouette Studio: Create a customized vinyl sticker using the Silhouette Cameo electronic cutting machine. Learn the basics of Silhouette Studio graphic design software including adding shapes, designs and text.

Day 3: Custom Cookie Cutters & 3D for Kids: Use a simple online tool to design your own custom cookie cutter. See your design come to life as it is created on one of our 3D printers.

Day 4: Photo Booth and Button Maker: Create your own buttons using photos and a button press. Customize the look of your buttons with graphic design and photo editing software.

Day 5: Build a LED Night Light: Create a customized night light using the Silhouette Cameo electronic cutting machine. Create a basic circuit while learning simple circuitry and electronics.

Day 6: Showcase: The spotlight is on you! On the last day of the camp, you’ll have a chance to present your awesome projects to your family, friends, and others who will attend the camp’s Showcase event. Share what you have learned about Electronic Engineering!

Cost for out-of-county kids: $75 for each camp (includes classes and materials)
#campsavvy #SRPkids
Location
FabLab
Library
Melrose Center
Title
Date
Friday, August 01, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Organize, edit and share your pictures with friends and family. Use cartoon transformations, image morphing and artistic painting tools. This class is taught on the Apple Mac computer.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween

Location
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Library
Alafaya Branch
Title
Date
Friday, August 01, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come hang out in the Children’s Library Friday afternoons for games, crafts, movies or other activities. Ages 6-18. #srpkids
Location
Children's Department
Library
Orlando Public Library
Title
Date
Friday, August 01, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Create a Dynamic slideshow presentation with animations and cool images for a school project using Microsoft PowerPoint.
#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Herndon - Training Lab
Library
Herndon Branch
Title
Date
Friday, August 01, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Take your skills even further and learn more about using The Games Factory 2 and make another fun computer game.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
South Creek - Meeting Room 2
Library
South Creek Branch
Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Learn safety tips and good practices when using the Internet.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Library
Alafaya Branch
Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Discover the amazing world of computers. Explore the different tasks you can perform and even get to see how they look inside!

#campsavvy #SRPkids #familyfocus
Location
Edgewater - Computer Area
Library
Edgewater Branch
Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Come ready to conduct simple investigations with measurement! We will explore concepts like length and width, heavy or light and more or less. It’s time to find out how BIG is big! Ages 6-12. Seating may be limited for some events. Please call 407.835.7323 to register in advance. #srpkids #science #tween
Location
Herndon - Meeting Room 1
Library
Herndon Branch
Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Dig deep and discover your inner ninja with activities that will challenge your skills. Compete against your friends to become the best. Ages 6-12. Seating is limited. Please call 407.835.7323 to register in advance. #srpkids#tween
Location
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Library
Alafaya Branch
Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Location: Orlando Public Library, Children’s Library
Date: First Saturday of each month at 11 a.m.

Description:
Cuentame un Cuento: Tell Me a Story Bilingual Stories and Fun
Come enjoy bilingual stories and crafts for children. The library provides an interactive storytime in English and Spanish suitable for speakers of either or both languages. The whole family is welcome! #srpkids

Biblioteca publica de Orlando, Biblioteca para niños
Primer Sábado de cada mes a las 11 a.m.
Venga a disfrutar de cuentos bilingües y manualidades para niños. La Biblioteca ofrece una hora de cuentos interactivo en Inglés y Español apropiado para los que hablan solo uno de estos idiomas o ambos. Toda la familia es bienvenida! #srpkids
Location
Children's Department
Library
Orlando Public Library
Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Read to furry friends. #tween #srpkids
Library
Herndon Branch
Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Description
Take your Kid Pix movie to the next level in this project-based class! Bring a classic story to life using awesome 3D backgrounds, animated characters and much more.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Winter Garden - Training Room
Library
Winter Garden Branch
Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
The Melrose Center will feature week-long, 2-hour camp-style sessions from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday. A materials fee of $25 applies for each camp. Registration is required with a Library card in good standing. Seats are limited, so register today!

Craft simple and easy projects using LED lights, a Silhouette cutter and a 3D printer.

Day 1: Exploring Circuitry with LED Lights: Create a personalized greeting card with a flashing LED! Use electronic components and conductive paint to construct a simple circuit. Learn basic electronics concepts like polarity, switches, conductivity and LEDs.

Day 2: Personalized Stickers with Silhouette Studio: Create a customized vinyl sticker using the Silhouette Cameo electronic cutting machine. Learn the basics of Silhouette Studio graphic design software including adding shapes, designs and text.

Day 3: Custom Cookie Cutters & 3D for Kids: Use a simple online tool to design your own custom cookie cutter. See your design come to life as it is created on one of our 3D printers.

Day 4: Photo Booth and Button Maker: Create your own buttons using photos and a button press. Customize the look of your buttons with graphic design and photo editing software.

Day 5: Build a LED Night Light: Create a customized night light using the Silhouette Cameo electronic cutting machine. Create a basic circuit while learning simple circuitry and electronics.

Day 6: Showcase: The spotlight is on you! On the last day of the camp, you’ll have a chance to present your awesome projects to your family, friends, and others who will attend the camp’s Showcase event. Share what you have learned about Electronic Engineering!

Cost for out-of-county kids: $75 for each camp (includes classes and materials)
#campsavvy #SRPkids
Location
FabLab
Library
Melrose Center
Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Create and design three-dimensional objects of models like really tall buildings or invent something new!

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Southeast - Computer Lab
Library
Southeast Branch
Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Get excited about this program because it's a M.E.S.S.! Curious minds come have fun at the library with a Math, Engineering and Science Spectacular filled with fun activities! Ages 6-12. Seating is limited for some events. Please call 407.835.7323 to register in advance. #srpkids #science
Location
Children's Department
Library
Orlando Public Library
Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Earn an easy A on your next book report! Express yourself clearly and use pre-defined templates in Microsoft Word to properly format a book report.
#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Herndon - Training Lab
Library
Herndon Branch
Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Description
Create your very own music mix using Audacity. Learn how to use sound tools to edit and mix audio files.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Hiawassee - Training Lab
Library
Hiawassee Branch
Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Fly around the globe and view famous world landmarks using Google Earth. Also, go beyond the Earth with Google Sky!

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Southeast - Computer Lab
Library
Southeast Branch
Title
Date
Monday, August 04, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
Experience an explosive summer with atomic movies that will blow your mind! Ages 6-12. Seating is limited for some events. Please call 407.835.7323 to register in advance. #srpkids #science
Library
Southwest Branch
Title
Date
Monday, August 04, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Create a dynamic slideshow presentation with animations and cool images for a school project using Microsoft PowerPoint.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween

Location
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Library
Alafaya Branch
Title
Date
Monday, August 04, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Use the Internet to create a cool 3D-animated cartoon avatar.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween


Location
Edgewater - Computer Area
Library
Edgewater Branch
Title
Date
Monday, August 04, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Experience an explosive summer with atomic movies that will blow your mind! Ages 6-12. Seating is limited for some events. Please call 407.835.7323 to register in advance. #srpkids #science

Screening: The Lego Movie- Tentative on release
Location
Library Central
Library
Orlando Public Library
Title
Date
Monday, August 04, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Meet Celtic duo Finn & Fiona as they bring the music, dancing, and tales, from the old land to you. Ages 6-12. Seating is limited for some events. Please call 407.835.7323 to register in advance. #srpkids
Library
Winter Garden Branch
Title
Date
Monday, August 04, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
Gatorland brings the wild to the library! Get up close and personal with snakes and gators and learn all about these amazing creatures. Ages 6-12. Seating is limited for some events. Please call 407.835.7323 to register in advance. #srpkids #tween #science
Location
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Library
Eatonville Branch
Title
Date
Monday, August 04, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Mr. Tim is a bumbling magician whose magic never seems to go as planned. Can you help him make the day magical? Ages 6-12. Seating is limited for some events. Please call 407.835.7323 to register in advance. #srpkids #tween
Library
Washington Park Branch
Title
Date
Monday, August 04, 2014
Time
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Description
Explore the basics of electronics while you build exciting projects such a flashing light, a radio alarm, a doorbell and much more. Learn the basic science of electronics and how they impact our everyday lives. Make learning electronics a snap!

#campsavvy #SRPkids #familyfocus
Location
Southwest - Ask At Desk
Library
Southwest Branch
Title
Date
Monday, August 04, 2014
Time
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Description
Direct, produce and edit your own movie using Microsoft Windows Movie Maker. Create a movie with video clips and photos. Spruce up your movie by adding cool transitions, effects and titles.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Winter Garden - Training Room
Library
Winter Garden Branch
Title
Date
Monday, August 04, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Get your hands on the latest downloadable devices such as the Nook, iPad, Galaxy, Sony eReader and more! Explore how you can use them to download free music, videos and eBooks from our digital collection 24/7. #dmc Recommended Audience: Everyone
#campsavvy #SRPkids #familyfocus
Location
Washington Park - Ask At Desk
Library
Washington Park Branch
Title
Date
Monday, August 04, 2014
Time
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
Get your hands on the latest downloadable devices such as the Nook, iPad, Galaxy, Sony eReader and more! Explore how you can use them to download free music, videos and eBooks from our digital collection 24/7. #dmc Recommended Audience: Everyone #campsavvy #SRPkids #familyfocus
Location
Washington Park - Ask At Desk
Library
Washington Park Branch
Title
Date
Monday, August 04, 2014
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Would you like to further explore a topic or idea covered in one of our classes? Come hangout with other kids and dig a little deeper.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Red Room
Library
Orlando Public Library
Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Crunch numbers in Microsoft Excel and learn how to use the tools needed to create a basic spreadsheet.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Edgewater - Computer Area
Library
Edgewater Branch
Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
See a master juggler amaze the crowds with his abilities and learn concepts of physical science at the same time! Presented by Quite a Catch Comic & Educational Juggling. Ages 6-12. Seating is limited for some events. Please call 407.835.7323 to register in advance. #srpkids #science
Location
Library Central
Library
Orlando Public Library
Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Get ready to laugh out loud and be amazed by the jumping, joking, juggling, JiggleMan! Ages 6-12. Seating is limited for some events. Please call 407.835.7323 to register in advance. #srpkids#tween
Location
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Library
Alafaya Branch
Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This spectacular show will demonstrate the science of the circus through eye-catching experiments and activities. Ages 6-12. Seating is limited for some events. Please call 407.835.7323 to register in advance. #srpkids #science
Location
South Trail - Meeting Room 1
Library
South Trail Branch
Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
March to the beat of your own drum with this ancient martial art form. Experience the exciting music of these magnificent large–scale instruments. Ages 6-12. Seating is limited for some events. Please call 407.835.7323 to register in advance. #srpkids
Location
Hiawassee - Meeting Room
Library
Hiawassee Branch
Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Did a grown-up ever tell you not to play with your food? Join us for a chance to play and learn about the food in our kitchens! Ages 6-12. Seating is limited for some events. Please call 407.835.7323 to register in advance. #srpkids #science
Location
North Orange - Meeting Room
Library
North Orange Branch
Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Description
Create and design three-dimensional objects of models like really tall buildings or invent something new!

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
South Trail - Computer Lab
Library
South Trail Branch
Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Create your very own music mix using Audacity. Learn how to use sound tools to edit and mix audio files.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween


Location
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Library
Alafaya Branch
Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Build machines such as transmissions, drag racers, cranes, rocket launchers, and more. Make learning about simple machines, motion and engineering fun with hands-on building.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Library
North Orange Branch
Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Description
Have fun playing games that can help you speed up your typing skills and learn how to position your hands on the keyboard.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #familyfocus



Location
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Library
Alafaya Branch
Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Can it really rain frogs? Tune into the library's weather forecast as we learn about the world's wacky weather events through stories, activities and crafts. Ages 6-12. Seating is limited for some events. Please call 407.835.7323 to register in advance. #srpkids #science
Location
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Library
Eatonville Branch
Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Direct, produce and edit a movie starring you! Use the built-in camera and add cool transitions, effects and titles. This class is taught on the Apple Mac computer.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Blue Room
Library
Orlando Public Library
Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Get excited about this program because it’s a M.E.S.S.! Curious minds come have fun at the library with a Math, Engineering and Science Spectacular filled with fun activities! Ages 6-12. Seating is limited for some events. Please call 407.835.7323 to register in advance. #srpkids #science
Library
Southwest Branch
Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Calling all curious kids! It’s time to go wild at the library this summer with stories, arts, and crafts about animals from around the world. Ages 3-5. Registration required. Call 407.835.7323 for more information. #preschool #srpkids #science
Location
South Trail - Meeting Room 1
Library
South Trail Branch
Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Calling all curious kids! It’s time to go wild at the library this summer with stories, arts, and crafts about animals from around the world. Ages 3-5. Registration required. Call 407.835.7323 for more information. #preschool #srpkids #science
Location
Children's Department
Library
Orlando Public Library
Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Come sing along, clap along, and laugh along with one of America’s funniest entertainers, Yehaa Bob! Ages 6-12. Seating is limited for some events. Please call 407.835.7323 to register in advance. #srpkids #tween
Location
West Oaks - Meeting Room 1
Library
West Oaks Branch
Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
See a master juggler amaze the crowds with his abilities and learn concepts of physical science at the same time! Presented by Quite a Catch Comic & Educational Juggling. Ages 6-12. Seating is limited for some events. Please call 407.835.7323 to register in advance. #srpkids #science #tween
Location
South Creek - Meeting Room 1
Library
South Creek Branch
Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Get ready to laugh out loud and be amazed by the jumping, joking, juggling, Jiggleman! Ages 6-12. Seating is limited for some events. Please call 407.835.7323 to register in advance. #srpkids
Location
Windermere - Meeting Room
Library
Windermere Branch
Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Tell your stories and adventures on the screen with Kids Pix! Set the scene with dozens of cool 3D backgrounds and add animated characters and objects, each with its own unique story to tell.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween


Location
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Library
Alafaya Branch
Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Explore the Excel Environment.

Use Excel Format Features.
#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Windermere - Meeting Room
Library
Windermere Branch
Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Description
Learn how to create and enhance a PowerPoint presentation by adding slide transitions and animations.
#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Windermere - Meeting Room
Library
Windermere Branch
Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Calling all curious kids! It’s time to go wild at the library this summer with stories, arts, and crafts about animals from around the world. Ages 3-5. Registration required. Call 407.835.7323 for more information. #preschool #srpkids #science
Location
Edgewater - Meeting Room 1
Library
Edgewater Branch
Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Take your Kid Pix movie to the next level in this project-based class! Bring a classic story to life using awesome 3D backgrounds, animated characters and much more.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween



Location
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Library
Alafaya Branch
Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Would you like to further explore a topic or idea covered in one of our classes? Come hangout with other kids and dig a little deeper.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Red Room
Library
Orlando Public Library
Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Camp Savvy: PHUN with Physics for Kids (9-12)
Have fun with physics! Use the PHUN computer program to see how objects react in this physics simulator.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Southwest - Ask At Desk
Library
Southwest Branch
Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Calling all curious kids! It’s time to go wild at the library this summer with stories, arts, and crafts about animals from around the world. Ages 3-5. Registration required. Call 407.835.7323 for more information. #preschool #srpkids #science
Location
Herndon - Meeting Room 1
Library
Herndon Branch
Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Join us for an hour of crafting fun with friends. Ages 6-12. Seating is limited for some events. Please call 407.835.7323 to register in advance. We will be making painted pictures with acrylic paint and paintrs tape. ** Wear something old-this paint does not wash out. #srpkids
Library
Winter Garden Branch
Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Create a dynamic slideshow presentation with animations and cool images for a school project using Microsoft PowerPoint.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Winter Garden - Training Room
Library
Winter Garden Branch
Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Explore the power of the sun while you build solar powered alarms, radios and experiment with light levels. Learn the basic science of solar power and how they impact our everyday lives. Make learning about electronics a snap.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Windermere - Meeting Room
Library
Windermere Branch
Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
5:45 PM - 6:45 PM
Description
Explore the basics of electromagnetism while you build electromagnets and experiment with metal objects. Learn the basic science of electromagnets and how they impact our everyday lives. Make learning about electronics a snap.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Windermere - Meeting Room
Library
Windermere Branch
Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Meet Celtic duo Finn & Fiona as they bring the music, dancing, and tales, from the old land to you. Ages 6-12. Seating is limited for some events. Please call 407.835.7323 to register in advance. #srpkids
Location
Library Central
Library
Orlando Public Library
Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Can it really rain frogs? Tune into the library's weather forecast as we learn about the world's wacky weather events through stories, activities and crafts. Ages 6-12. Seating is limited for some events. Please call 407.835.7323 to register in advance. #srpkids #science
Library
Winter Garden Branch
Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Feel the beat! Stomp your feet! Clap your hands to rhythms from around the world during this interactive performance from the drumming professionals of 3rd Wheel dot Org. Ages 6-12. Seating is limited for some events. Please call 407.835.7323 to register in advance. #srpkids #tween
Location
Southeast - Meeting Room 2
Library
Southeast Branch
Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Lizards, snakes and bugs, oh my! Are they really as scary as they seem? Learning comes alive with animals from Zoo Mom Science. Ages 6-12. Seating is limited for some events. Please call 407.835.7323 to register in advance. #srpkids #science

Location
North Orange - Meeting Room
Library
North Orange Branch
Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Description
Make physics fun with PHUN computer program to design and animate cars.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Winter Garden - Training Room
Library
Winter Garden Branch
Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Have fun with physics! Use the PHUN computer program to see how objects react in this physics simulator.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #familyfocus




Location
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Library
Alafaya Branch
Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Crunch numbers in Microsoft Excel and learn how to use the tools needed to create a basic spreadsheet.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Southwest - Ask At Desk
Library
Southwest Branch
Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Direct, produce and edit your own movie using Microsoft Windows Movie Maker. Create a movie with video clips and photos. Spruce up your movie by adding cool transitions, effects and titles.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Blue Room
Library
Orlando Public Library
Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Come in and enjoy a screening of the movie Planes along with fun activities. Whole family is Welcome! #SRPKids
Location
Edgewater - Meeting Room 1
Library
Edgewater Branch
Title
Date
Friday, August 08, 2014
Time
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Learn the art of composing and framing your shot. Experiment with the ISO, shutter speed and aperture settings on a simulated DSLR camera and feel the power it gives you. Use free online tools to post-process your pictures and make them sing! Recommended Audience: Adult
Add to Link Text in Evanced: Recommended Prerequisite: Internet Level 1

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Southeast - Computer Lab
Library
Southeast Branch
Title
Date
Friday, August 08, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Fly around the globe and view famous world landmarks using Google Earth. Also, go beyond the Earth with Google Sky!

#campsavvy #SRPkids #familyfocus
Location
Edgewater - Computer Area
Library
Edgewater Branch
Title
Date
Friday, August 08, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join Dr. Reacto and DJ Dan for a secret not–so–spooky science lab full of song and dance. Ages 6-12. Seating is limited for some events. Please call 407.835.7323 to register in advance. #srpkids #science #tween
Location
Herndon - Meeting Room 1
Library
Herndon Branch
Title
Date
Friday, August 08, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Come face to face with extraordinary animals from this wildlife rescue. Ages 6-12. Seating is limited for some events. Please call 407.835.7323 to register in advance. #srpkids #science #tween
Location
Edgewater - Meeting Room 1
Library
Edgewater Branch
Title
Date
Friday, August 08, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Gatorland brings the wild to the library! Get up close and personal with snakes and gators and learn all about these amazing creatures. Ages 6-12. Seating is limited for some events. Please call 407.835.7323 to register in advance. #srpkids #science
Library
Southwest Branch
Title
Date
Friday, August 08, 2014
Time
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Description
Learn how to use basic editing tools to make changes to digital images and photographs. Recommended Audience: Adult
Add to Link Text in Evanced: Recommended Prerequisite: Computer Basics Level 1


#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Southeast - Computer Lab
Library
Southeast Branch
Title
Date
Friday, August 08, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Earn an easy A on your next book report! Express yourself clearly and use pre-defined templates in Microsoft Word to properly format a book report.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Library
Alafaya Branch
Title
Date
Friday, August 08, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Direct, produce and edit a movie starring you! Use the built-in camera and add cool transitions, effects and titles. This class is taught on the Apple Mac computer.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween

Location
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Library
Alafaya Branch
Title
Date
Friday, August 08, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Bubbles can be fun and fascinating, but do you know what they really are and how they work? Come to the Library for a good time discovering the science behind bubbles with hands-on experiments. #srpkids #science #tween
Location
North Orange - Meeting Room
Library
North Orange Branch
Title
Date
Friday, August 08, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Put together cool comic drawings using Comic Life. Change layouts, add cartoons and write a story to make your comic drawings come alive!

#campsavvy #SRPkids #familyfocus

Location
Windermere - Meeting Room
Library
Windermere Branch
Title
Date
Friday, August 08, 2014
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Would you like to further explore a topic or idea covered in one of our classes? Come hangout with other kids and dig a little deeper.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Red Room
Library
Orlando Public Library
Title
Date
Friday, August 08, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come hang out in the Children’s Library Friday afternoons for games, crafts, movies or other activities. Ages 6-18. #srpkids
Location
Children's Department
Library
Orlando Public Library
Title
Date
Friday, August 08, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Crunch numbers in Microsoft Excel and learn how to use the tools needed to create a basic spreadsheet.
#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Herndon - Training Lab
Library
Herndon Branch
Title
Date
Saturday, August 09, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
There’s only one thing cooler than using a computer program and that is creating one. Explore the world of computer programming in a friendly development environment that is easy to master.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween





Location
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Library
Alafaya Branch
Title
Date
Saturday, August 09, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
WUCF TV and the Orange County Library System invite you to a celebration of summer reading with Miss Rosa, PBS KIDS Host. Miss Rosa’s family-oriented performance includes interactive storytelling, music and literacy building activities. Every child in attendance will receive a free book to continue summer reading! Be sure to stay after the show for a special meet and greet with Miss Rosa.

Registration is required. To register, visit MissRosa.eventbrite.com or call 407.835.7323.

#srpkids #bilingual
Location
Library Central
Library
Orlando Public Library
Title
Date
Saturday, August 09, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Songs, games, and storytelling for the whole family to enjoy. Adults and children of all ages are welcome to participate. #srpkids
Location
Children's Department
Library
Orlando Public Library
Title
Date
Saturday, August 09, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
If you love gaming like we love gaming, come get your game on at the library! Join us for action-packed fun with the Nintendo Wii and more!#srpkids #tweens#teens
Location
Edgewater - Meeting Room 1
Library
Edgewater Branch
Title
Date
Saturday, August 09, 2014
Time
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Sign up to practice your reading skills by reading aloud to a loveable, furry listener. Be An Angel Therapy Doogs Ministry presents this reading program for children with certified therapy dogs. #srpkids
Library
North Orange Branch
Title
Date
Saturday, August 09, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Ever dreamed of making your own video game? Now you can with The Games Factory 2. It provides everything you need to create cool computer games.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Southeast - Computer Lab
Library
Southeast Branch
Title
Date
Saturday, August 09, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Bingo! Celebrate back-to-school by playing BINGO. You could win a book to take home. Ages 6-12. #tween #srpkids
Location
North Orange - Meeting Room
Library
North Orange Branch
Title
Date
Saturday, August 09, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Bingo! Celebrate back-to-school by playing BINGO. You could win a book to take home. Ages 6-12. #tween #srpkids
Location
Southeast - Meeting Room 2
Library
Southeast Branch
Title
Date
Saturday, August 09, 2014
Time
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Dust off your boots and mosey on down to the library for a rootin’ tootin’ good time with stories, games, and country western fun. Don’t forget your cowboy hat! Ages 4-8. #srpkids
Location
South Creek - Meeting Room 1
Library
South Creek Branch
Title
Date
Saturday, August 09, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Summer rocks! Join the party to celebrate all the science fun you had this summer. Bring your Prize Pass to enter the Grand Prize Drawing and to see if you are one of the lucky winners! Child must be present to win. Ages 6–12. #srpkids
Location
Library Central
Library
Orlando Public Library
Title
Date
Saturday, August 09, 2014
Time
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Description
Put together cool comic drawings using Comic Life. Change layouts, add cartoons and write a story to make your comic drawings come alive!

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Hiawassee - Training Lab
Library
Hiawassee Branch
Title
Date
Saturday, August 09, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Take your skills even further and learn more about using The Games Factory 2 and make another fun computer game.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Southeast - Computer Lab
Library
Southeast Branch
Title
Date
Monday, August 11, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join the party to celebrate all the fun you had this summer. Enjoy games, activities and snacks! Attend for a chance to win fun prizes! Child must be present to win. Orange County Library System juvenile regular, property owner or fee library card in good standing is required to win. Ages 6-12. Seating is limited for some events. Please call 407.835.7323 to register in advance. #srpkids
Library
Southwest Branch
Title
Date
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Time
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Calling all curious kids! It’s time to go wild at the library this summer with stories, arts, and crafts about animals from around the world. Ages 3-5. Registration required. Call 407.835.7323 for more information. #preschool #srpkids #science
Location
Eatonville - Meeting Room
Library
Eatonville Branch
Title
Date
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Explore the power of the sun while you build solar powered alarms, radios and experiment with light levels. Learn the basic science of solar power and how they impact our everyday lives. Make learning about electronics a snap.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Alafaya - Meeting Room 1
Library
Alafaya Branch
Title
Date
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Create and design three-dimensional objects of models like really tall buildings or invent something new!

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Winter Garden - Training Room
Library
Winter Garden Branch
Title
Date
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Time
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Description
There’s only one thing cooler than using a computer program and that is creating one. Explore the world of computer programming in a friendly development environment that is easy to master.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Winter Garden - Training Room
Library
Winter Garden Branch
Title
Date
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Create awesome photo mash-ups in Adobe Photoshop! Learn how to use basic tools, brushes, and the concepts of layers and background removal.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Alafaya - Computer Lab
Library
Alafaya Branch
Title
Date
Friday, August 15, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Fly around the globe and view famous world landmarks using Google Earth. Also, go beyond the Earth with Google Sky!

#campsavvy #SRPkids #familyfocus
Location
Winter Garden - Training Room
Library
Winter Garden Branch
Title
Date
Friday, August 15, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come hang out in the Children’s Library Friday afternoons for games, crafts, movies or other activities. Ages 6-18. #srpkids
Location
Children's Department
Library
Orlando Public Library
Title
Date
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Add cool effects to your photos, such as cartoon transformations, image morphing and artistic painting using an easy-to-use Web-based photo-editing application.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
Edgewater - Computer Area
Library
Edgewater Branch
Title
Date
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join us for an introduction to yoga with Maggie Mathwich. Learn poses inspired by your favorite picture books. Registration required. Call 407.835.7323 to register Ages 3-6. #srpkids
Location
Children's Department
Library
Orlando Public Library
Title
Date
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Use an image-editing program to create and modify your very own digital work of art.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #familyfocus
Location
Windermere - Meeting Room
Library
Windermere Branch
Title
Date
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Explore the basics of radio electronics while you build AM transmitters, AM radios and FM radios. Learn the basic science of radio waves and how they impact our everyday lives. Make learning about electronics a snap.

#campsavvy #SRPkids #tween
Location
West Oaks - Meeting Room 2
Library
West Oaks Branch
Title
Date
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Fly around the globe and view famous world landmarks using Google Earth. Also, go beyond the Earth with Google Sky!

#campsavvy #SRPkids #familyfocus
Location
Edgewater - Computer Area
Library
Edgewater Branch
Title
Date
Saturday, September 06, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Come enjoy bilingual stories and crafts for children. The library provides an interactive storytime in English and Spanish suitable for speakers of either or both languages. The whole family is welcome! #srpkids

Biblioteca publica de Orlando, Biblioteca para niños
Primer Sábado de cada mes a las 11 a.m.
Venga a disfrutar de cuentos bilingües y manualidades para niños. La Biblioteca ofrece una hora de cuentos interactivo en Inglés y Español apropiado para los que hablan solo uno de estos idiomas o ambos. Toda la familia es bienvenida!
Location
Children's Department
Library
Orlando Public Library

Summer Reading Program 2014!

Fizz, Boom, Read! Join us this summer with weekly special events featuring science, animals, arts and storytelling at all Orange County Library System locations. Complete the reading and activity calendar and enter the drawing to win prizes such as free stuff, a hotel stay for your family or tickets to WonderWorks, Orlando Putting Edge, Central Florida Zoo and lots more!

News
SteveSongs returns to the Orlando Public Library for a very special show
Orlando Public Library, July 23, 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Mr. Steve has delighted audiences of all ages with his hilarious and entertaining shows including performances at the White House and the Kennedy Center. He has earned numerous awards and is co-host of the Mr. Steve show on PBS KIDS. Registration required. Call 407.835.7323 to register.

Just announced - PBS KIDS Host Miss Rosa will celebrate summer reading at the Orlando Public Library on August 9!
Orlando Public Library, August 9, 10:30 a.m.
WUCF TV and the Orange County Library System invite you to a celebration of summer reading with Miss Rosa, PBS KIDS Host. Miss Rosa’s family-oriented performance includes interactive storytelling, music and literacy building activities. Every child in attendance will receive a free book to continue summer reading! Be sure to stay after the show for a special meet and greet with Miss Rosa.

Registration is required. To register, visit MissRosa.eventbrite.com or call 407.835.7323.






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