Orange County Library Events September 2018

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Orange County Library Events September 2018

Orange County Library Events September 2018 – The Orange County Library recognizes Hispanic Heritage month in September, plus Harry Potter week and more.


Orange County Library Events September 2018

This September, visit the Orange County Library System as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Stop by the South Trail branch on September 19 for Mexican Folk Art. Here tweens and teens can create their very own craft honoring Mexican Independence Day. Then on September 29 the Alafaya branch hosts Cuisine Corner Junior: Latin Flavors where young ones can learn how to prepare easy-to-make snacks.

Enter the magical world of Harry Potter at the Alafaya branch from September 30 to October 6. Come and learn how to brew potions, fight against Dark Wizards, make wizard crafts and more. The fun begins on September 30 during Welcome to Diagon Alley where you can make a quill and pick your own owl.

If you have any questions about the events or information shared below, feel free to contact us as 407-835-7323. Check us out online at www.ocls.info for a complete listing of library events.

Fall Festival

Eatonville Branch, 200 E. Kennedy Blvd., Eatonville

Tuesday, September 4, 10:30 a.m.

Windermere Branch, 530 Main St., Windermere

Monday, September 17, 10:30 a.m.

West Oaks Branch, 1821 E. Silver Star Road., Ocoee

Thursday, September 20, 2 p.m.

North Orange Branch, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka

Thursday, September 27, 11 a.m.

Celebrate fall with stories, games and activities featuring apples, pumpkins and autumn leaves. Recommended for Preschoolers.


Cuisine Corner Junior: Mac & Cheese

Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.

Tuesday, September 4, 3:15 p.m.

West Oaks Branch, 1821 E. Silver Star Road., Ocoee

Tuesday, September 4, 5 p.m.

Edgewater Branch, 5049 Edgewater Drive

Saturday, September 8, 2 p.m.

North Orange Branch, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka

Wednesday, September 12, 4:30 p.m.

Southeast Branch, 5575 S. Semoran Blvd.

Tuesday, September 18, 5 p.m.

Hiawassee Branch, 7391 W. Colonial Drive

Tuesday, September 25, 6:30 p.m.


Library Escape Room

Washington Park Branch, 5151 Raleigh St., Suite A.

Wednesday, September 5, 4:30 p.m.

Herndon Branch, 4324 E. Colonial Drive

Saturday, September 8, 2 p.m.

North Orange Branch, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka

Thursday, September 13, 4:30 p.m.

Winter Garden Branch, 805 E. Plant St., Winter Garden

Saturday, September 15, 2:30 p.m.

Edgewater Branch, 5049 Edgewater Drive

Monday, September 17, 5 p.m.

Eatonville Branch, 200 E. Kennedy Blvd., Eatonville

Friday, September 21, 4 p.m.

South Creek Branch, 1702 Deerfield Blvd.

Saturday, September 22, 2:30 p.m.

South Trail Branch, 4600 S. Orange Blossom Trail

Saturday, September 29, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

West Oaks Branch, 1821 E. Silver Star Road., Ocoee

Saturday, September 29, 11 a.m.

Can you discover all of the clues hidden by the crazy librarian? Use your best detective skills to find the hidden treasure! Recommended for upper elementary.


TechKrew: Create a 2D Video Game Level 1

North Orange Branch, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka

Wednesday, September 5, 4:30 p.m.

Edgewater Branch, 5049 Edgewater Drive

Saturday, September 8, 11:30 a.m.

Washington Park Branch, 5151 Raleigh St., Suite A.

Wednesday, September 12, 4:30 p.m.

Alafaya Branch, 12000 E. Colonial Drive

Thursday, September 20, 4:30 p.m.

Edgewater Branch, 5049 Edgewater Drive

Saturday, September 22, 11:30 a.m.

Ever dreamed of making your own video game? Now you can with The Games Factory 2, which provides everything you need to create cool computer games. Ages 13–17.


Zoo Zen

Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.

Friday, September 7, 11 a.m.

It’s time for an introduction to yoga with zoo animals and friends! Learn fun movements as you go on a wild and magical journey full of movement and stories. Comfortable clothing is encouraged and mats are welcomed. Recommended for preschoolers.


Painting with a Purpose with a Veteran

Alafaya Branch, 12000 E. Colonial Drive

Saturday, September 8, 2 p.m.
Washington Park Branch, 5151 Raleigh St., Suite A.

Wednesday, September 12, 4:30 p.m.
Edgewater Branch, 5049 Edgewater Drive

Saturday, September 15, 2 p.m.
Herndon Branch, 4324 E. Colonial Drive

Saturday, September 22, 10:30 a.m.
Winter Garden Branch, 805 E. Plant St., Winter Garden

Saturday, September 29, 2:30 p.m.

Paint and create a masterpiece to honor our veterans. Spend time painting with a local veteran and learn about their time serving our country. Registration required. Ages 6 and up.


Latin Fun Fiesta

North Orange Branch, 1211 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka

Monday, September 10, 4:30 p.m.

South Creek Branch, 1702 Deerfield Blvd.

Saturday, September 15, 2:30 p.m.

Hiawassee Branch, 7391 W. Colonial Drive

Tuesday, September 18, 6:30 p.m.

Kids, join us for a fun Maya & Miguel celebration! Activities, crafts and culture await you at this program that will prove to be “muy fabuloso.” Recommended for lower and upper elementary.


Southwest Homeschool Club Jr.: Dinosaur Adventures

Southwest Branch, 7255 Della Drive

Monday, September 17, 1 p.m.

Go back in time to the days of dinosaurs and learn about these amazing beasts through stories and hands-on activities. Recommended for lower elementary.


Mexican Folk Art

South Trail Branch, 4600 S. Orange Blossom Trail

Wednesday, September 19, 4:30 p.m.

Windermere Branch, 530 Main St., Windermere

Saturday, September 22, 11 a.m.

Washington Park Branch, 5151 Raleigh St., Suite A.

Monday, September 24, 4:30 p.m.

Eatonville Branch, 200 E. Kennedy Blvd., Eatonville

Tuesday, September 25, 4 p.m.

Winter Garden Branch, 805 E. Plant St., Winter Garden

Wednesday, September 26, 3:30 p.m.

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day and the start of Hispanic Heritage Month by creating your own craft honoring Mexican folk art. Recommended for tweens and teens.


Mr. Brad’s Music Fun

Alafaya Branch, 12000 E. Colonial Drive

Saturday, September 22, 11:30 a.m.

South Trail Branch, 4600 S. Orange Blossom Trail

Wednesday, September 26, 4:30 p.m.

Washington Park Branch, 5151 Raleigh St., Suite A.

Thursday, September 27, 10:15 a.m.

Kids can sing along and dance to interactive songs as Mr. Brad plays guitar, violin, mandolin, flute, drums, glockenspiel, ukulele and more. Recommended for toddlers, preschoolers and lower elementary.


Little Chef: Pumpkin Patch

Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.

Friday, September 28, 11 a.m.

You’re never too young to start in the kitchen! Bring your little one to learn cooking skills such as kitchen safety, layering, measuring, smearing, tasting and presentation as you interact with a delicious recipe. This class is a “Mommy or Daddy and me” event. Registration required. Recommended for preschoolers.


Cuisine Corner Junior: Latin Flavors

Alafaya Branch, 12000 E. Colonial Drive

Saturday, September 29, 11:30 a.m.

Enjoy easy-to-make snacks to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Ages 8–18. Registration required.


Junior Frankenstein

Southeast Branch, 5575 S. Semoran Blvd.

Saturday, September 29, 3 p.m.

Experiment with a young descendent of Dr. Victor Frankenstein as she brings her teddy bear to LIFE! Presented by Actors Reaching Out. Recommended for lower elementary.


Harry Potter Week: Welcome to Diagon Alley

Alafaya Branch, 12000 E. Colonial Drive

Sunday, September 30, 2 p.m.

Take a trip to Diagon Alley for all your school supplies. Make a quill, pick your owl and gather your school textbooks.


Harry Potter Week: Triwizard Maze

Alafaya Branch, 12000 E. Colonial Drive

Sunday, September 30, 3 p.m.

Compete against your fellow wizards to see if you can make it out of the maze.


Disclaimer: This Orange County Library Events September 2018 event is subject to last minute cancellations and changes which might not be reflected in this MyCentralFloridaFamily.com post. Please always confirm with this family-friendly business by calling or clicking.

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