Orange County Library October Events and Literacy Skills for 2020

Orange County Library October Events and Literacy Skills

Orange County Library October Events and Literacy Skills – The Orange County Library System is teaming up with Every Child Ready to Read® this October for Every Child Ready to Read Caregiver Workshop. Every Child Ready to Read® is a caregiver education initiative that provides strategies parents and caregivers can use to help children from birth to age five develop essential early literacy skills and get ready to read. This workshop will provide tips and resources to help children strengthen their skills. 

Orange County Library October Events and Literacy Skills

What:

Beginning October 1 drop by a library branch and the Orlando Regional History Center to pick up treats and crafts, then join us virtually the week of Halloween for spooky stories and events every day. Find more kid-friendly Halloween events at ocls.info/trickortreat.  

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 ocls.info for a complete listing of all library events.  

Where and When:

Virtual Event: Bilingual Storytime for Families 

Saturday, October 3, 10 a.m. 

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with an interactive storytime in English and Spanish suitable for speakers of either language. Recommended for families.  

https://attend.ocls.info/event/4477999

Virtual Event: Prime Time Family Reading Time  

Tuesdays, October 6–27, 6–7:15 p.m.  

A six-week reading and discussion program that inspires thought and conversation between children (ages 5–12) and families. Recipes, books and activity kits will be provided. Funded by Florida Humanities.  

https://www.ocls.info/classes-events?search_api_views_fulltext=prime%20time&sort_by=timestamp

Virtual Event: Cuentame un Cuento  

Wednesday, October 7, 11 a.m.  

The library provides a virtual storytime in English and Spanish suitable for preschoolers. The whole family is welcome.  

https://attend.ocls.info/event/4582231

Virtual Event: Cuisine Corner Junior Spooky & Sweet! 

Thursday, October 8, 10:30 a.m. 

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

https://attend.ocls.info/event/4584290

Virtual Event: Monster-gami 

Wednesday, October 14, 3 p.m. 

Creep, crawl, or ooze on into this frightfully fun paper-folding event. Recommended Ages 9-12. 

https://attend.ocls.info/event/4569727

Virtual Event: Quick Minute Science with Arturo 

Saturday, October 14, 4:30 p.m. 

Easy and safe science activities for the entire family! Follow along through topics like space, chemistry, physical science and more! ” Recommended for ages 6-12. 

https://attend.ocls.info/event/4568328

Virtual Event: Fall Into Fun 

Tuesday, October 20, 10 a.m. 

Celebrate fall with stories, activities and a craft that feature apples, pumpkins and autumn leaves. Recommended for preschoolers. 

https://attend.ocls.info/event/4572987

Virtual Event: Local Legends Around the Campfire  

Tuesday, October 20, 4:30 p.m.  

Explore local folktales, stories and urban legends through old-fashioned storytelling around a makeshift campfire. Bond with friends as we share our favorite camp activities.  

https://attend.ocls.info/event/4570671

Virtual Event: Every Child Ready to Read Caregiver Workshop 

Thursday, October 22, 10 a.m. 

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

https://attend.ocls.info/event/4558185

Virtual Event: Halloween Hullabaloo Puppet Show  

Monday, October 26, 10 a.m. 

Let your imagination run wild with this spook-tacular live puppet show! Recommended for ages 2-6. Presented by the Orange County Regional History Center. 

https://attend.ocls.info/event/4588734

Virtual Event: Little Chef – Fall Flapjacks  

Tuesday, October 27, 1:30 p.m.  

What time is it, brunch time! Gather your tools, we are stirring up a delicious pancake batter with a fall twist. Adults participation required.  

https://attend.ocls.info/event/4583590

Virtual Event: Sesame Street Halloween Storytime 

Wednesday, October 28, 12 p.m. 

Let’s have a not-so-spooky day as we enjoy stories, songs, and activities inspired by Sesame Street! Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers. 

https://attend.ocls.info/event/4584014

Virtual Event: Scary Cool Makeup 

Thursday, October 29, 3 p.m. 

A scary story and an introduction to a ghastly makeup look with simple tips and tricks. Recommended for tweens and teens. 

https://attend.ocls.info/event/4588977

Virtual Event: The BOO! Bash 

Friday, October 30, 2 p.m. 

Wear your favorite Halloween costume and join us online for a ghoulish good time with creepy crafts, spooky stories, and more! Recommended for preschoolers. 

https://attend.ocls.info/event/4557338

Cost:

Free


Disclaimer: This 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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