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About the Branch

The Southwest Branch opened on March 21, 1989 in a beautiful Mediterranean style building designed by Schweizer and Associates Architecture Firm, who also designed the Orlando Public Library. Serving the Dr. Phillips and Metrowest communities, Southwest is near International Drive and the attractions. Southwest is a popular place for local adults, children, students and tourists.

Read the Southwest blog often for more information on upcoming programs for children and adults, book news and book club discussions, technology classes, art exhibits, new library materials, and more. Email us your suggestions or questions; or post a comment. Let us hear from you!

Upcoming Classes & Programs

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11:15
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Resume Writing

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Southwest Branch Registration Required

Learn how to plan, create, and format a professional-looking resume using built-in templates in Microsoft Word 2010 and Resume Creator resources. This class is part of the Job Seekers course track that is a prerequisite to the Job Seekers Workshop. Recommended Audience: Adult

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12:30
PM

Write Cover and Thank You Letters

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Southwest Branch Registration Required

Learn how to create and format professional cover and thank you letters using built-in templates in Microsoft Word 2010. This class is part of the Job Seekers course track that is a prerequisite to the Job Seekers Workshop. Recommended Audience: Adult

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2:45
PM

Search for Jobs Using the Internet

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Southwest Branch Registration Required

Learn how to use various Internet resources to search and apply for jobs. Become familiar with popular job search websites. This class is part of the Job Seekers course track but can be taken individually. Recommended Audience: Adult

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4:00
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Improve Your Job Interview Skills

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Southwest Branch Registration Required

Learn the interview process and what you can do to better prepare yourself for the big day! You will also become familiar with popular websites that provide supporting information. This class is part of the Job Seekers course track. Recommended Audience: Adult

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7:00
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Charles Dickens Visits Southwest Book Club

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Southwest Branch

Spend an evening with Charles Dickens and the Southwest Book Club! Hear Dickens tell his tales and share information about his historical masterpiece, A Tale of Two Cities. Set against the backdrop of the French Revolution, Dickens' novel unfolds with drama, adventure, courage, love and sacrifice featuring an array of interesting characters and a swift moving plot....all under the shadow of La Guillotine. Here's your opportunity to share your thoughts and questions with the great author! Actor Jay Becker from Mad Cow Theatre will play Dickens. To learn more about Mad Cow Theatre, go to http://www.madcowtheatre.com. For more information on What the Dickens celebration, visit: http://www.whatthedickensorlando.com #whatthedickens This special book club program is open to all ages. The Southwest Book Club meets monthly at the Southwest Branch Library. No registration needed. For more information about this library program, please call 407.835.7323 or email southwest@ocls.info. #Dickens

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Branch Exhibits and Displays

High Hopes

By: JJ Dennis

This exhibit features a collection of photographs and mixed-media works inspired by life’s little adventures. JJ Dennis is a local freelance writer and artist specializing in digital photography/manipulation, iPhoneography, and mixed media art. There will be a Meet the Artist event Tuesday, October 14, at 7pm.
Contact: jjdennis13@gmail.com - https://www.etsy.com/shop/theparlourobscura

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