March 2021 Events with the Orange County Library

March 2021 Events with the Orange County Library

March 2021 Events with the Orange County Library – The Orange County Library System is teaming up with the Orange County Regional History Center for Women’s History Monty to bring you Breaking Barriers: Women’s History Spring Break, a week-long series of events focused on the contributions made by women in science and arts. From March 15 – 19 learn about important historical figures like Amelia Earhart, Grace Hopper, Sally Ride and more. Join in on the fun as we learn, explore and create history through crafts and activities.  

March 2021 Events with the Orange County Library


Proclaim the luck of the Irish on March 10 and learn how to make tasty green snacks with Cuisine Corner Jr: St Patrick’s Day Snacks. Then test your luck with a shamrock science experiment and food color on March 16 during St. Paddy’s Day Science Lab. Don’t forget your green hats!  

Where and When:

These virtual events and more are available to you online for free with your Orange County Library card. If you have any questions about the information shared below, contact us as 407-835-7323. Check us out online at for a complete listing of all library events.   

Word Fun with Dr. Seuss  

Monday, March 1, 3 p.m.  

Have fun with word games from Dr. Seuss books and learn to paint a truffula tree. Recommended for ages 6–8.

Wonder Women 

Thursday, March 4, 4 p.m.  

Marvel at the contributions of some amazing women in history with brainy trivia and brilliant activities. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Cuisine Corner Jr: St Patrick’s Day Snacks 

Wednesday, March 10, 5 p.m.  

Learn how to make some easy treats for St Patrick’s Day. Celebrate with tasty green snacks any leprechaun would love! Recommended for ages 6-12.

The Notorious R.B.G. & Other Powerful Women 

Monday, March 15, 4 p.m.  

It is never too early to start fighting for what you believe in. Join us in celebrating outstanding women, like Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in this craft filled storytime. Recommended for preschoolers.

Self-A-STEAM with Sally Ride  

Monday, March 15, 3 p.m.  

Sally Ride is an amazing woman. Discover how she helped advance science, technology, engineering and math. Challenge some of these skills of your own. Recommended for ages 6–12.

Make a LEGO Movie  

Monday–Wednesday, March 15–17, 6 p.m.  

Learn how to create a LEGO stop motion movie. Recommended for families with children ages 9 and up.

Vamos a Cuba 

Tuesday, March 16, 10 a.m.  

Meet the queen of salsa, Cecilia Cruz, through an interactive bilingual storytime and learn about her journey of becoming a well-known singer in her homeland, Cuba. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Self-A-STEAM: Amelia Earhart 

Tuesday, March 16, 3 p.m. 

Learn about Amelia Earhart, an amazing woman who made a difference in our lives! Experience how Amelia Earhart has helped advance science, technology, engineering, arts and math. Ages 9-12

Songwriting Workshop 

Tuesday – Thursday, March 16 – 18, 3 p.m.  

Would you like to learn how songwriters create the soundtracks to our lives? Singer/songwriter Marko Torres teaches song structure, melody creation and lyric writing in this 3 day workshop. 

Day 1 – Structure 

Day 2 – Melody & Lyrics 

Day 3 – Students work together to write a song

St. Paddy’s Day Science Lab 

Tuesday, March 16, 4 p.m.  

Test your luck with a shamrock science experiment and food color rainbow labs. Recommended for ages 9–12.

Self-A-STEAM: Grace Hopper 

Thursday, March 18, 3 p.m. 

If you use a computer, you can thank Grace Hopper! Find out how her contributions in the field of computer programming affect the way we use computers today. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Self-A-STEAM: Imogen Cunningham 

Friday, March 19, 3 p.m. 

Imogen Cunningham was a famous photographer. Discover how she helped advance science, technology, engineering, art & math. Challenge some of these skills of your own. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Homeschool Meetups: Pocahontas  

Monday, March 22, 1 p.m.  

Travel back in time to colonial America and hear the life and impact of the legendary Pocahontas. Recommended for ages 6–12.

Every Child Ready to Read Caregiver Workshop 

Tuesday, March 23, 3 p.m.  

Learn about five early literacy practices, as well as tips, tricks and resources to help your child strengthen important pre-reading skills. Recommended for adults who care for children ages 0–5.

Women in STEM Panel 

Wednesday, March 31, 7:30 p.m.  

Women from across the spectrum of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) share what inspired them, what they are doing now and how they got there. Recommended for ages 13 and up.



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