Orange County Library October Events 2018

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Orange County Library October Events 2018

Orange County Library October Events 2018 – Orange County Libraries have some Halloween and October fun in store for the family. Check out what’s available below!


Orange County Library October Events 2018What:

October Library Events including Trick or Treat Safe Zone, Tenoween and More.

Where:

Orange County Libraries

When:

Throughout October

Cost:

Free

More Details:

Mark your calendars for October 14 as the Melrose Center presents Technoween: Technological Terror at the Library. Put on your best costume and enjoy fun activities for the whole family like a horror movie trivia contest, a children’s costume contest and appearances by The Tourist City Ghostbusters.

Then on October 27, visit the Orlando Public Library and the Orange County Regional History Center for Trick or Treat Safe Zone. Dress up in your favorite Halloween costume and join the fun. We will have creepy crafts, a scavenger hunt, candy and much more.

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.

 

Junior Frankenstein

Eatonville Branch, 200 E. Kennedy Blvd., Eatonville

Monday, October 1, 10:30 a.m.

Windermere Branch, 530 Main St., Windermere

Monday, October 15, 11 a.m.

South Creek Branch, 1702 Deerfield Blvd.

Sunday, October 21, 2 p.m.

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

Thursday, October 25, 10:15 a.m.

South Trail Branch, 4600 S. Orange Blossom Trail

Friday, October 26, 11 a.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.

 

Cuisine Corner Junior: A Taste of Fall

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

Tuesday, October 2, 5 p.m.

South Trail Branch, 4600 S. Orange Blossom Trail

Monday, October 15, 11 a.m.

Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.

Tuesday, October 23, 3:15 p.m.

Experience the flavors of fall as we demonstrate a recipe for whole wheat pumpkin muffins and pumpkin butter. Space is limited. Registration required. Recommended for upper elementary, tweens and teens.

 

Celebrate with Dora and Friends

Hiawassee Branch, 7391 W. Colonial Drive

Tuesday, October 2, 6:30 p.m.

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

Tuesday, October 9, 10:30 a.m.

Chickasaw Branch, 870 N. Chickasaw Trail

Wednesday, October 10, 11 a.m.

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

Thursday, October 11, 2 p.m.

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

Tuesday, October 16, 11 a.m.

Grab your backpacks and let’s go, vámanos! Join in on the adventure to create crafts and hear stories inspired by Dora the Explorer and her amigos. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

 

You Can’t Scare Me

Chickasaw Branch, 870 N. Chickasaw Trail

Wednesday, October 3, 11 a.m.

Scared of the dark? Don’t worry! We will have the lights on while reading slightly scary stories and creating creepy crafts. Recommended for preschoolers.

 

Little Chef: Mickey Waffles

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

Thursday, October 4, 2 p.m.

Southwest Branch, 7255 Della Drive

Friday, October 5, 10:30 a.m.

Alafaya Branch, 12000 E. Colonial Drive

Monday, October 8, 10:30 a.m.

South Creek Branch, 1702 Deerfield Blvd.

Wednesday, October 10, 10:30 a.m.

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

Wednesday, October 17, 3:30 p.m.

Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.

Friday, October 19, 10:30 a.m.

Chickasaw Branch, 870 N. Chickasaw Trail

Thursday, October 25, 11 a.m.

Edgewater Branch, 5049 Edgewater Drive

Friday, October 26, 10:30 a.m.
Have a magical breakfast with a classic Mickey Waffle! Slice, spread and sprinkle delicious toppings for a magical treat. 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 event has been generously sponsored by the 2018 Disney Grant. This class is a “Mommy or Daddy and me” event. Registration required. Recommended for preschoolers.

 

So You Want to Learn a New Language

Herndon Branch, 4324 E. Colonial Drive

Fridays, October 5–26, 10:30 a.m.

Join us for a fun-filled language learning experience designed for your preschooler with hands-on activities, songs and interactive technology using our Little Pim Database powered by Mango Languages. This month we will be learning German. Recommended for preschoolers.

 

Get Your Cape On

South Creek Branch, 1702 Deerfield Blvd.

Saturday, October 6, 2:30 p.m.

Hone your superpowers and celebrate Wonder Woman, Batgirl, Bumblebee and the rest of your favorite DC Superhero Girls with games and crafts. Costumes welcome! Recommended for lower and upper elementary and families.

 

Southwest Homeschool Club, Jr.: Mummies!

Southwest Branch, 7255 Della Drive

Monday, October 8, 1 p.m.

They’re old, a bit spooky and totally fascinating! Go back in time to Ancient Egypt and explore the world of mummies. Recommended for lower elementary.

 

Wood You DIY

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

Saturday, October 13, 11 a.m.

South Trail Branch, 4600 S. Orange Blossom Trail

Thursday, October 18, 4:30 p.m.

Wood you like to make great DIY art pieces to show off? Stop by to learn how to make birch tree paintings while hanging out with friends. Recommended for tweens and teens.

 

Technoween

Orlando Public Library, Melrose Center, 101 E. Central Blvd.

Sunday, October 14, 1:30–4:30 p.m.

Join us for a terrifyingly good time for the whole family! Featuring a performance from Phantasmagoria – Orlando’s original steampunk storytelling troupe, an appearance from The Tourist City Ghostbusters, a children’s costume contest, a horror movie trivia contest and much more!

 

WhizKids: Your Family Tree

Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.

Monday, October 15, 2 p.m.

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

Wednesday, October 17, 3 p.m.

Discover the history of your family and create your own family tree. Learn the basics of genealogical research using popular databases. Ages 9–12.

 

Pumpkin Painting Contest

Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.

Wednesday, October 17, 2:15 p.m.

Calling all pumpkin Picassos! Put your artistic skills to the test by painting a pumpkin like your favorite book series or character and compete against other tweens and teens for a mystery treat! Supplies limited. Registration required. Recommended for tweens and teens.

 

Halloween Spooktacular

Chickasaw Branch, 870 N. Chickasaw Trail

Thursday, October 18, 11 a.m.

Start celebrating Halloween early! We have everything you need to have a spooktacular good time enjoy spooky stories, crafts and games. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

 

The BOO! Bash

Chickasaw Branch, 870 N. Chickasaw Trail

Friday, October 19, 11 a.m.

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

Saturday, October 20, 2:30 p.m.

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

Friday, October 26, 11 a.m.

Herndon Branch, 4324 E. Colonial Drive

Wednesday, October 31, 3:30 p.m.

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

 

Framed! Library Mystery Game

Herndon Branch, 4324 E. Colonial Drive

Saturday, October 20, 2 p.m.

We need your help to solve a mystery! Join us for a role-playing game based on the book Framed! by James Ponti. Recommended for upper elementary.

 

Frankenstein MonsterFest

Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.

Saturday, October 20, 2 p.m.

Join us in celebrating 200 years of Frankenstein with fun monster crafts and activities. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

 

Painting Dots with Seurat

Edgewater Branch, 5049 Edgewater Drive

Thursday, October 25, 5 p.m.

Learn about famous artist, Georges Seurat, and create a work of art using his method of separating color into individual dots. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

 

Trick or Treat Safe Zone

Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.

Saturday, October 27, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.

Young ghouls and goblins will enjoy trick or treating throughout the Orlando Public Library and the Orange County Regional History Center along with creepy crafts, candy and a scavenger hunt! Costumes are encouraged.

 

Pumpkin Rhyme Storytime

Southwest Branch, 7255 Della Drive

Monday, October 29, 10:30 a.m.

Celebrate the season with stories, songs and rhymes. Seating is limited. Registration required. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

 

Halloween Storytime

Southwest Branch, 7255 Della Drive

Wednesday, October 31, 10:30 a.m.

Wear your costume and join us for not-so-scary Halloween stories. Seating is limited. Registration required. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

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