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Meetup: Create Night

Feltie Bookmark

2018-07-19 18:00:00 2018-07-19 19:30:00 America/New_York Meetup: Create Night Join us each month to make a fun fiber arts project. This month we will be creating feltie bookmarks. Ages 18 and over. Supplies are provided, registration recommended. West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center

Thursday, July 19
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2018-07-19 18:00:00 2018-07-19 19:30:00 America/New_York Meetup: Create Night Join us each month to make a fun fiber arts project. This month we will be creating feltie bookmarks. Ages 18 and over. Supplies are provided, registration recommended. West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center

Join us each month to make a fun fiber arts project. This month we will be creating feltie bookmarks. Ages 18 and over. Supplies are provided, registration recommended.

Create Night attendees socialize, while creating a fun fiber arts project. A new project is introduced each month and requires no prior experience or materials to create.

Age Requirement: 18 years old and over.

Supplies are provided, registration recommended.

Any person requiring special accommodations to participate in any class or event due to a disability may arrange for accommodations by contacting the location at which the event is held at least seven days prior to the event.

West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Jul 16 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jul 17 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jul 18 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jul 19 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jul 20 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jul 21 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jul 22 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

Sarchet Community Room
Sun, Jul 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Use your imagination to travel around the world with Amazing Animals, Inc. Meet some of the interesting animals that can be found throughout different lands or in your own backyard. Ages 3–12.
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West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Sun, Jul 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn publication concepts and terminology. Become familiar with the environment and explore pre-defined templates, formatting options and adding business information. Recommended Audience: Adult
Registration is now closed

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Sun, Jul 15, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Learn how to work with master pages, headers and footers, and how to customize your publications. Recommended Audience: Adult
Registration is now closed

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Jul 16, 10:15am - 10:45am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Jul 16, 10:45am - 11:05am
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Jul 16, 11:15am - 11:35am
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Mon, Jul 16, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Want to trace your family history? Learn tips and tricks on how to find information by exploring the HeritageQuest Online database offered free at the library.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Jul 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Let’s figure out how music makes us feel, emoji style! Ages 6–12.

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Jul 17, 10:30am - 11:15am
Bring your kids to meet our local police officers and enjoy a story, cookies, and milk!

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Jul 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Run and jump into coding with SpriteBox! Play a unique platforming game that combines exploration and coding puzzles. Learn sequencing, parameters, debugging and looping using visual programming.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Jul 17, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Animate your world with code. Create custom characters and backgrounds, then write programs to move characters around the world. Learn the basics of computer science with the ScratchJr app. #srpkids

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Jul 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Come to the library and enjoy a story or activity as our talented library storytellers entertain ages 18 and up! Each branch will have a unique storytime. Click for more information.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Jul 17, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn Internet concepts and terminology. Become familiar with Web browsers while surfing the Web.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Jul 17, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Learn about search engines and search techniques to help you find exactly what you are looking for.

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Jul 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
Todd Kay has dazzled millions with his unique talents and he’s bringing his spectacular show to rock the library this summer! Ages 6–12.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Jul 18, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Design a game with code. Choose characters and backgrounds, then program a classic game you can play. Learn the basics of computer science with the Tynker app. #srpkids

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Jul 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Write real code. Explore the JavaScript programming language with characters from Star Wars. #srpkids

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Jul 18, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Take the fashion world by storm and learn to sew your own trendy wallet!
This event is full

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Jul 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Complete challenges using code. Explore computer science with characters from Frozen, Minecraft and Star Wars in Hour of Code tutorials. #srpkids

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Jul 19, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Design a game with code. Choose characters and backgrounds, then program a classic game you can play. Learn the basics of computer science with the Tynker app. #srpkids

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Jul 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
What do those creepy crawlies do all day? Investigate the world of bugs with us! Ages 3–5.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Jul 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn how to create and format professional cover and thank you letters using built-in templates in Microsoft Word. This class is part of the Job Seekers course track.

West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Thu, Jul 19, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Join us each month to make a fun fiber arts project. This month we will be creating feltie bookmarks. Ages 18 and over. Supplies are provided, registration recommended.

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Jul 19, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Thursday at the West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Fri, Jul 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Animate stories with code. Create custom characters and backgrounds, then write programs to bring your stories to life with motion & sound. Learn the basics of computer science with the ScratchJr app.
This event is full

Sarchet Community Room
Fri, Jul 20, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Does the idea of sewing a zipper steer you away from projects? Let us help you tackle zippers head-on with confidence!
This event is full

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Fri, Jul 20, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Program Lightbot to light up its world. Solve puzzles using sequencing, loops and conditions. #srpkids
This event is full

Sarchet Community Room
Fri, Jul 20, 2:15pm - 3:30pm
Are you stuck on a sewing project? Do you need help with a pattern, quilt or garment? Do you simply need to practice your new sewing skills?

Sarchet Community Room
Sat, Jul 21, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Kie McCarthy with HECM Association, Inc., a nonprofit trade association, will share information to seniors who may be interested in exploring a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage.

Sarchet Community Room
Sun, Jul 22, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Help your child learn by playing as we weave early literacy practices into fun interactive stories, songs, rhythm and dance. Ages 2-5.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Jul 23, 10:15am - 10:45am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Jul 23, 10:45am - 11:05am
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Jul 23, 11:15am - 11:35am
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Mon, Jul 23, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Want to trace your family history? Learn tips and tricks on how to find information by exploring the Ancestry Library Edition database offered free at the library. #genealogy

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Celebrate the era of tie-dying! Enjoy the style, sights, and sounds of the sixties. Ages 6–12.

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Jul 24, 10:30am - 11:15am
Bring your kids to meet our local police officers and enjoy a story, cookies, and milk!

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Jul 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Solve problems for our heroes with code! Join the Foos on an adventure to walk, jump and build your way to the finish. #srpkids

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Jul 24, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Give Steve and Alex fresh new looks. Design characters, items, blocks and mobs for Minecraft using Tynker. #srpkids

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Move to the beat this summer as we travel Latin culture with music, activities and more. Ages 11–18.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Jul 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Create a free e-mail account. Learn how to navigate the environment, including the Inbox, the Reading pane, and the Compose area.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Jul 24, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Learn how to compose and send e-mail messages with attachments. Become familiar with replying and forwarding messages. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Jul 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
Enjoy a performance by this award-winning, non-profit youth organization and learn about Florida’s Native American history. Ages 6–12.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Jul 25, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Make physics fun with Algodoo computer program to design and animate cars. #srpkids

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Jul 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Take the fashion world by storm and learn to sew your own trendy wristlet!
This event is full

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Jul 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Give Steve and Alex fresh new looks. Design characters, items, blocks and mobs for Minecraft using Tynker. #srpkids
This event is full

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Jul 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn how to create, forward, reply, and add attachments to e-mails. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Jul 25, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Come join us for this reinvented genealogy research series which will focus on locating online sources for key genealogical record groups.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Jul 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Draw and design your very own three dimensional solid objects using an easy-to-use modeling software. (tic101) #srpkids

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Jul 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
So you want to learn more about your family's history but don't know where to begin?

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Jul 26, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Kids' who love playing Minecraft will love this class. They will learn to design and draw their very own Minecraft character using 3D modeling software. Select locations only. (tic101) #srpkids
This event is full

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ICE CREAM! Let’s mix and sprinkle fun toppings to make a delicious treat to keep us cool. This is a “Mommy or Daddy and Me” event. Ages 3–5.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Jul 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn how to create, forward, reply, and add attachments to e-mails. Recommended Audience: Adult

West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Thu, Jul 26, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Every guitarist has one; now you can too!  Join us and make your own guitar picks! Supplies will be provided, registration is recommended.

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Jul 26, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Thursday at the West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Fri, Jul 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tell your stories and adventures on the screen! Set the scene with dozens of cool 3D backgrounds and add animated characters and objects, each with its own unique story to tell. #srpkids

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Fri, Jul 27, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
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. #srpkids

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Fri, Jul 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn how to create an easy to use website where you can publish your thoughts, comments or pictures so you can share with family and friends.

Sarchet Community Room
Sat, Jul 28, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Join us for our genetic genealogy study group and learn how DNA test results can help to confirm, extend, and deepen your genealogical research. Registration Required.
Registration is now closed

West Oaks - Children's Area
Sat, Jul 28, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Practice your reading skills by reading aloud to a lovable, furry listener. Be An Angel Therapy Dogs Ministry presents this reading program for children with certified therapy dogs.

West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Sat, Jul 28, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Be kind and spread the word throughout your community! With provided supplies, create encouraging rocks and pebbles that uplift your area. Leave them around your community to spread inspiration.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Sun, Jul 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas. Recommended Audience: Adult

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Sun, Jul 29, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Jul 30, 10:15am - 10:45am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Jul 30, 10:45am - 11:05am
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Jul 30, 11:15am - 11:35am
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Jul 31, 10:30am - 11:15am
Bring your kids to meet our local police officers and enjoy a story, cookies, and milk!

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Jul 31, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Draw and design your very own three dimensional objects using an 3D modeling software. (tic101)

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Jul 31, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
With easy-to-use 3D modeling software, design and create more complex objects using custom shape and object tools. (tic101) #srpteens

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Jul 31, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Come to the library and enjoy a story or activity as our talented library storytellers entertain ages 18 and up! Each branch will have a unique storytime. Click for more information.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Jul 31, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Are you stuck on a software-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to assist you in this open lab.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Tue, Jul 31, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Have a new tablet or smartphone, but not sure how to use it? Let us get you started with the basics, so you become more familiar with your personal device.
This event is full

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Aug 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
Performing for over a decade with the Greatest Show on Earth, this duo combines circus skills oh physical comedy, dance, mime, comedy magic and juggling! Ages 3–12.
This event is full

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Aug 01, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Aug 01, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Received your DNA test results and don't know what to do next?

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Aug 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Come and explore three of the DNA testing companies' websites: Ancestry DNA, FamilyTreeDNA, and 23andme.

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Aug 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Red, Yellow, Blue? Mix it up as we play with all the colors of the rainbow! Ages 3–5.

West Oaks - Ask at Desk
Thu, Aug 02, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Create Night is a social gathering where attendees mingle while creating a fun fiber arts project. This month upcycle your favorite t-shirts into cute tote bags. Registration Required.

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Aug 02, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Thursday at the West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center.

Sarchet Community Room
Fri, Aug 03, 11:00am - 1:00pm
We will teach you everything you need to know to start sewing like a pro. Learn to sew a pillowcase from start to finish using professional patterns, fabric and sewing machines

Sarchet Community Room
Fri, Aug 03, 2:15pm - 4:15pm
Are you stuck on a sewing project? Do you need help with a pattern, quilt or garment? Do you simply need to practice your new sewing skills?

Sarchet Community Room
Sat, Aug 04, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Are you ready to stop renting and start enjoying all the benefits of owning a home? Come find out exactly what it takes to embark on the journey of homeownership.

Sarchet Community Room
Sat, Aug 04, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Join in the savings! Become a savvy saver by sharing coupons and savings tips at this monthly meeting.

Sarchet Community Room
Sun, Aug 05, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Join us for an all-levels FREE yoga class! Yoga is a great way to improve the health of your body and mind. Step out of your comfort zone and join us for an experience you won't forget!

Sarchet Community Room
Sun, Aug 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Enjoy an Indian Fashion Show at the West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center!

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Aug 06, 10:15am - 10:45am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Aug 06, 10:45am - 11:05am
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Aug 06, 11:15am - 11:35am
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Sarchet Community Room
Mon, Aug 06, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
We will teach you everything you need to know to start sewing like a pro. Learn how to sew a pouch made to fit your phone or sunglasses.

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Aug 07, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Bring your Love of Art to Life!

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Aug 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Come to the library and enjoy a story or activity as our talented library storytellers entertain ages 18 and up! Each branch will have a unique storytime. Click for more information.

Sarchet Community Room
Tue, Aug 07, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Celebrate all that is special about Pop-Tart®: the filling, frosting and sprinkles that dazzle our taste buds! Recommended for upper elementary, tweens and teens.

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Aug 08, 11:00am - 1:30pm
Impress that special someone in your life by wrapping their gift in a handmade gift bag! These gift bags can be made for any occasion. They are fast and easy to make and each one is unique.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Wed, Aug 08, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Bring your ideas to life. Draw and animate shapes in Microsoft PowerPoint. Combine shapes into pictures, then use simple formatting, transition and animation tools to bring them to life.

Sarchet Community Room
Wed, Aug 08, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Trying to restart your genealogical research? Then join us for this enlightening lecture which will discuss how to review what you already know in order to help further your progress.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Aug 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Learn how to plan, create, and format a professional-looking resume using built-in templates in Microsoft Word and Resume Creator resources.

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Aug 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
So you had your DNA tested, now what do you do with your results?

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Aug 09, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Learn how to create and format professional cover and thank you letters using built-in templates in Microsoft Word. This class is part of the Job Seekers course track.

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Aug 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Stomp, jump and roar your way through a dino-mite adventure as you learn about dinosaurs in hands on activities. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Thu, Aug 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn how to use various Internet resources to search and apply for jobs. You will become familiar with popular job search websites and common questions on job applications.

Sarchet Community Room
Thu, Aug 09, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Join other new English speakers for conversational English practice each Thursday at the West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center.

Sarchet Community Room
Fri, Aug 10, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Certified educators with Kidney Smart will teach you how your kidneys function, how medications, diet, and nutrition work together to help keep you healthy.

West Oaks - Technology Classroom
Fri, Aug 10, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Are you stuck on a software-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to assist you in this open lab.

Sarchet Community Room
Fri, Aug 10, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
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.

Sarchet Community Room
Sat, Aug 11, 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Learn more about your heritage through pictures and artifacts.

West Oaks - Children's Area
Mon, Aug 13, 10:15am - 10:45am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

West Oaks - Children's Area
Mon, Aug 13, 10:45am - 11:05am
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

West Oaks - Children's Area
Mon, Aug 13, 11:15am - 11:35am
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

West Oaks - Children's Area
Tue, Aug 14, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Complete challenges to create stack-able structures. How high will yours go until it all comes tumbling down? Recommended for lower and upper elementary.