Orange County Library Events for August Including End of Summer Celebration, Homeschool Meetups and More
Orange County Library Events for August Including End of Summer Celebration, Homeschool Meetups and More – The Summer Reading Program is almost over, and we’ll mark the occasion with a virtual End of Summer Celebration on Facebook and YouTube Live. We’ll also be getting ready to go back to school by hosting a series of Homeschool Meetups, where we’ll explore some of our beautiful and breathtaking National Parks, like the Grand Canyon and the Great Smoky Mountains. All month long, we’ll host virtual events and programs for families and children of all ages. See below for more information.
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To find an event, visit ocls.info and search by event title or browse events under our classes & events tab, or call 407-835-7323 for more information. All events, classes and programs are free for library cardholders. To sign up for a card, visit ocls.info/getyourcard.
Where and When:
Events for Children
End of Summer Celebration
Saturday, August 7, 2 p.m.
Join the virtual party on Facebook or YouTube as we celebrate all the new things we’ve learned and stories we’ve read this summer.
Cuisine Corner Junior: Watermelon Pizza!
Monday, August 16, 4 p.m.
Learn to make healthy and delicious watermelon pizza with your favorite fruits! An easy summer treat you can make without having to turn on the oven.
Wednesday, August 18, 4 p.m.
Explore the relationships between animals that rely on each other in the wild with fun games and activities. Recommended for ages 6–8.
Cuisine Corner Junior: Pizza Planet Dip
Wednesday, August 25, 4 p.m.
Tickle your taste buds with a unique twist on a family favorite as we turn pizza into a delicious dip.
Friday, August 27, 4 p.m.
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. Recommended for ages 6–8.
Countdown to Kindergarten
Wednesdays, August 4–18, 2 p.m.
Explore families and feelings through stories, rhymes and activities designed to help preschoolers develop skills to become readers and succeed in kindergarten. Recommended for ages 4–5.
Afternoon Snack – Puppy Chow
Saturday, August 21, 2 p.m.
Want an easy afternoon snack? Look no further than our puppy chow! Fetch the ingredients and learn to make this salty and sweet snack. Recommended for families with children ages 5 and up.
Saturday, August 28, 2 p.m.
A funny and furry look at the pets that have lived in the White House.
Home School Meetups
Homeschool Meetup: Exploring Our National Parks
Monday, August 2, 1 p.m.
Learn about the National Park Service and the historical sites, parks and preserves they oversee. Recommended for ages 6-12.
Homeschool Meetups: Teddy Roosevelt & National Parks
Monday, August 9, 1 p.m.
Teddy Roosevelt was known as “The Conservation President.” Discover why in this bully of a lesson!
Homeschool Meetup: Great Smoky Mountains
Monday, August 16, 1 p.m.
Take a virtual trip to the Smoky Mountains to discover diverse wildlife and learn about southern Appalachian culture. Recommended for ages 6-12.
Homeschool Meetups: The Grand Canyon
Monday, August 23, 1 p.m.
The Grand Canyon is one of the oldest geological wonders in the U.S. Discover how it was created and why it is important to preserve in this grand lesson.
Now Accepting Teen Volunteers
Do you need something to do after school or on the weekends? Volunteer with the Teen Library Corps and give back a little “TLC” to your library and your community! Teens between the ages of 13 and 18 with an Orange County resident, property owner, or fee card in good standing, who love to have fun, are eligible to apply at any Orange County Library System location.
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