On May 9th, the new ocls.info will arrive! All webpages and URLs in the www.ocls.info website* will change as we switch to our new and improved site. When this happens, bookmarks, favorites, and links to this page may cease to work OR may redirect you to a page on the new site which contains similar content. Take a sneak peek at the new site!


*Please note that the redesign does not include the library's catalog or the event & class registration system.

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NOTE: Information about library locations will be in the Location & Hours section of the new website. There you will find a listing of all branches along with each location's address, hours, and unique amenities. You'll also be able to filter the branch listing to the locations closest to you OR by specific amenities (such as a drop-off window, meeting room, bus route, etc.).

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7255 Della Dr.
Orlando, FL 32819
407.835.7323

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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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10:15
AM

Storybook Fun for Your Little One

Thursday, May 05, 2016 at Southwest Branch

These read-aloud programs are recommended for children ages three to five and last approximately 25 minutes. Bring your children often to enjoy folk and animal tales, flannel and big book stories, plus rhymes, songs, and poetry.

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10:45
AM

Toddler Time

Thursday, May 05, 2016 at Southwest Branch

Stories and activities for children aged 18 to 36 months. The programs last approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs, poetry and Mother Goose rhymes, and flannel board.

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11:15
AM

Toddler Time

Thursday, May 05, 2016 at Southwest Branch

Stories and activities for children aged 18 to 36 months. The programs last approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs, poetry and Mother Goose rhymes, and flannel board.

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11:45
AM

Tiny Tales: Rhyme Time for You and Baby

Thursday, May 05, 2016 at Southwest Branch

These programs, especially for infants from birth to 18 months, last approximately 15 minutes. The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together

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1:00
PM

ESOL- Practice Makes Perfect-Conversational English Workshop

Thursday, May 05, 2016 at Southwest Branch

Come to the Southwest Branch Library to practice conversational English skills with other non-native speakers in a supportive environment. A certified ESOL instructor will lead the workshop. Workshops are held every Thursday from 1:00 -3:00 P.M. Free. No registration required. Southwest Branch Library 7255 Della Drive, Orlando, FL 32819 For more information, call 407.835.7323 or southwest@ocls.info

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Branch Exhibits and Displays

The Beauty of Nature

By: Terry Neal

These lush oil paintings feature various scenes of nature captured in all of itís beauty.
Contact: tmneal1@cfl.rr.com

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