All Events Listing

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Thursday, October 26, 2017, 4:00 PM at Orlando Public Library (Club Central)
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome adventures playing Dungeons and Dragons? and Magic: The Gathering. You've never had an afterschool program like this before!
Thursday, October 26, 2017, 4:30 PM at Orlando Public Library (Purple Room)
Get Ready, Get Set, Apply! Feeling overwhelmed by the whole idea of applying to college? Register for Rock Your College Applications at the Orlando Public Library. This four-part series will help high school juniors and seniors understand how to search for colleges, as well as prepare and submit applications. Learn about creating a personal application timeline, deciding on and preparing for standardized testing, completing the different types of applications and writing application essays. Discover the wealth of free online and print resources available from OCLS.
Thursday, October 26, 2017, 4:30 PM at South Creek Branch (South Creek - Meeting Room 1)
Learn basic Spanish#Spanish
Thursday, October 26, 2017, 6:00 PM at Edgewater Branch (Edgewater - Meeting Room 1)
Button up for an alternate adventure with a movie screening of Hocus Pocus. Ages 11-18.
Thursday, October 26, 2017, 6:30 PM at Orlando Public Library (Albertson Room)
Compelling characters are the heartbeat of every story. Without characters there would be no story to tell! In this workshop discover new ways to look at characters and learn more about how characters create conflict. You might even learn something about how your characters can get you over a story block and keep your fingers moving through the first draft. Hosted by local author L.E. Perez.
Thursday, October 26, 2017, 6:30 PM at South Creek Branch (South Creek - Meeting Room 1)
Every 2nd and 4th Thursdays @ 6:30pm. Are you ready to rock? We are looking for bands and musicians of all ages to perform in our South Creek MUSIC CLUB. It?s a chance for individuals to perform and share in their musical talents. It?s fun, exciting, and a great opportunity to broadcast yourself. It's all about "Self-Expression," one music lover at a time!
Friday, October 27, 2017, 9:15 AM at Orlando Public Library (Simulation Lab)
Want to give our simulators a try? Come in and experience using the Forklift, Flight, Driving or Hydraulic Excavator simulators. An instructor will be available to assist you and answer your questions. Please note: Questions are handled based on the topics discussed in any of the classes.
Friday, October 27, 2017, 10:30 AM at Southwest Branch
This spellbinding special event will introduce you to the principles or air and pressure. Hot air balloons, vortex generators that will send flying smoke rings over your head, floating balls, giant wind bags and even a hovercraft will help us understand the power of air! Ages 6-12. Seating is limited. Registration recommended.
Friday, October 27, 2017, 11:00 AM at Windermere Branch (Windermere - Ask at Desk)
Do you believe in dragons? If you are a true believer, you don't want to miss this exciting adventure to discover the truth about these legendary creatures. Ages 6-12.
Friday, October 27, 2017, 1:00 PM at Orlando Public Library (Simulation Lab)
Want to build or test your game? Come to an this open lab and use available game engines to build or test your game. Equipment for game design in VR will also be available, including Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. An instructor will be available to assist and answer questions. Please note: Questions are handled based on the topics discussed in any of the classes.