Orange County Library Events for August 2019

Orange County Library Events for August 2019

Orange County Library Events for August 2019 – If you’re looking for free family fun, check out the events coming up to the Orange County Library locations throughout Central Florida. We have a list of what’s coming below.

Orange County Library Events for August 2019

What:

How to have “The Talk” with your kids, get ready to go back to school and more

On August 20 the Orlando Public Library presents How to Have “The Talk” With Your Kids. Here you will have the chance to learn how to tackle those sensitive topics you need to address with your child. 

Prepare your family this back-to-school season at the library. Several branches will host a Back to School Celebration where the whole family can enjoy stories, activities and more. Cuisine Corner Jr: Snacks 2 Go will also visit some of the local libraries where staff will share easy to make snacks, perfect for summer trips or school days. See below for dates and locations.

Where and When:

Central Florida Locations with special dates below:

Events:

Back to School Celebration

Eatonville Branch, 200 E. Kennedy Blvd., Eatonville

Friday, August 2, 2:30–4:30 p.m.

Hiawassee Branch, 7391 W. Colonial Drive

Tuesday, August 6, 6:30 p.m.

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

Saturday, August 10, 10:30 a.m.

Southeast Branch, 5575 S. Semoran Blvd.

Saturday, August 10, 11 a.m.

South Trail Branch, 4600 S. Orange Blossom Trail

Tuesday, August 13, 4:30 p.m.

Chickasaw Branch, 870 N. Chickasaw Trail

Wednesday, August 14, 3 p.m.

Get a head start on the year and prepare your mind to learn with stories, activities, crafts and lots of fun!

Harry Potter Escape Room

Alafaya Branch, 12000 E. Colonial Drive

Saturday, August 3, 2–3:30 p.m.

Can you discover all of the clues to help Harry Potter save the Wizarding World? Use your best detective skills to defeat He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named! Recommended for upper elementary.

Mother Goose on the Loose

Southeast Branch, 5575 S. Semoran Blvd.

Mondays, August 5–26, 5:30 p.m.

Southwest Branch, 7255 Della Drive

Wednesday, August 7 & 21, 10:30 a.m.

Fairview Shores Branch, 902 Lee Road, Suite 26.

Friday, August 9 & 23, 10:30 a.m.

Using rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more, we will be interacting together to help develop important pre-literacy skills in our littlest ones!

Cuisine Corner Junior: Snacks 2 Go!

Eatonville Branch, 200 E. Kennedy Blvd., Eatonville

Monday, August 5, 2:30 p.m.

Alafaya Branch, 12000 E. Colonial Drive

Saturday, August 10, 11:30 a.m.

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

Saturday, August 10, Noon

Fairview Shores Branch, 902 Lee Road, Suite 26.

Thursday, August 15, 4 p.m.

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

Tuesday, August 20, 5 p.m.

Hiawassee Branch, 7391 W. Colonial Drive

Tuesday, August 27, 6:30 p.m.

Learn how to mix up a delicious snacks for those summer road trips and long days by the water. Recommended for upper elementary, tweens and teens.

Afterschool Snacks: Puppy Chow

Windermere Branch, 530 Main St., Windermere

Wednesday, August 7, 2 p.m.

Hiawassee Branch, 7391 W. Colonial Drive

Tuesday, August 13, 6:30 p.m.

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

Wednesday, August 14, 3:30 p.m.

Herndon Branch, 4324 E. Colonial Drive

Friday, August 23, 3:30 p.m.

South Trail Branch, 4600 S. Orange Blossom Trail

Saturday, August 24, 2 p.m.

Want an easy treat for after school? Learn how to make this salty and sweet snack! Supplies are limited. Registration required.

Vaccinations: An Important Decision

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

Tuesday, August 13, 6:30 p.m.

Shots may hurt a little, but the diseases they can prevent can be life threatening. Orlando Health unc

Party in Your PJs

Orlando Public Library, Papa Bear, 101 E. Central Blvd.

Wednesday, August 14, 10 a.m.

Come over for an exciting pajama party just for you! Don’t forget to wear your PJs. Get ready for fun with stories, games and crafts! Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

STEAM Playground

Alafaya Branch, 12000 E. Colonial Drive

Tuesday, August 20, 10:30 a.m.

Science! Technology! Engineering! Art! Math! Playground! Explore basic STEAM concepts through active play. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

How to Have “The Talk” With Your Kids

Orlando Public Library, Cypress Room, 101 E. Central Blvd.

Tuesday, August 20, 6:30 p.m.

Learn how to talk with your kids about healthy relationship habits, practices and other sensitive topics. Ages 18 and up. Registration required.

Music Lab: Song Maker

Alafaya Branch, 12000 E. Colonial Drive

Saturday, August 24, 3 p.m.

Create simple or elaborate beats and melodies with the aesthetic, color-coded Music Lab. You will be challenged to write music for all different types of scenarios!

Prenatal Care Education

Hiawassee Branch, 7391 W. Colonial Drive

Monday, August 26, 6 p.m.

Prenatal care is vital to the health of every child. A representative from Community Health Centers will provide the information you need to know before you conceive and when you become pregnant.

Family Zumba

Chickasaw Branch, 870 N. Chickasaw Trail

Wednesday, August 28, Noon

Get your family moving with this energizing workout class! Learn basic Zumba moves to help you dance your way to fitness. Zumba uses dance aerobics to create a fun workout.

Family Craft Night

Alafaya Branch, 12000 E. Colonial Drive

Wednesday, August 28, 6 p.m.

Craft together as a family! Registration required for each family member. Recommended for families with children ages 5 and up.

Bilingual Tablet Tales

South Creek Branch, 1702 Deerfield Blvd.

Thursday, August 29, 10:30 a.m.

Join us for a digitally enhanced bilingual storytime experience! Let’s explore another way to learn and read by using apps and digital media!

More Details:

Don’t forget to track your summer reading and activities with Beanstack to earn badges for a chance to win some great prizes at the End of Summer Celebration happening on August 3. If you have any questions about the information shared below, contact us as 407-835-7323. Check us out online at ocls.info for a complete listing of all library events.

Cost:

Free

More Information:

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Check out additional library events coming up below:

Mon 16

Zumba Fitness

September 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tue 17

Sensory Library Lab for Kids at Casselberry Library

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tue 17

Happy Faces for Special Needs at South Creek Library

September 17 @ 10:15 am - 11:45 pm
Tue 17

Maitland Library Toddler Stories

September 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Tue 17

Study STARS Homework Help at Buenaventura Library

September 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue 17

Edison Club at Poinciana Library

September 17 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Tue 17

Little Chef: Bean Burritos at Hiawassee Library

September 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wed 18

Learn 2 Read at West Osceola Library

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Wed 18

Maitland Library Toddler Stories

September 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Wed 18

After School Art at Altamonte Springs Library

September 18 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm