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Back to School


Back-to-School Festival for Parents

School & Student Resources LibGuide

Orlando Public Library, Library Central
Saturday, August 4, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Yikes…school starts in just weeks! Parents, this back-to-school fair is just for you. We will help equip you with all the information you need to prepare for a successful school year for your child.

Back-to-School: Hair Care

North Orange Branch
Sunday, August 12, 3:30 p.m.

School is about to start and we want to help you prevent a nasty hair-don't! Expert hairstylists from Embrace U Salon and Boutique will share how to care for and maintain various hairstyles as you plan your back to school look. Some products will be available for purchase and attendees can qualify for a chance to win amazing door prizes. For more information, please visit www.uembraceu.com.

Back-to-School: Fashion for Everyone

Orlando Public Library, Library Central
Saturday, August 18, noon

Local fashionista and style expert J, from J's Everyday Fashion, will present a program on how you can get back to school and work in style. Learn J's routines that will teach you how to transform your closet from "Oh no" to "Oh yeah!," all while staying on a budget. J posts weekly blogs and follows fashion trends. Learn more about J's style at www.jseverydayfashion.com.

Back-to-School Bargain Shopping with CouponersUnited.com

South Creek Branch - Saturday, August 11, 11 a.m.

Alafaya Branch - Thursday, August 16, 6 p.m.

Southwest Branch - Saturday, August 25, 2 p.m.

Learn tips and tricks that will help you save your hard-earned money during the back to school shopping season. Mary Edwards of CouponersUnited.com will show you the best methods of organizing coupons so that you can be more effective at saving money. Watch your grocery and shopping bills tumble! A drawing for a gift card will be held at each class! Register by calling 407.835.7481.

The Amazing Abilities of Babies to Read and Speak Any Language

Herndon Branch - Monday, August 13, 11 a.m.

Windermere Branch - Thursday, August 16, 6 p.m.

Southeast Branch - Saturday, August 18, 11 a.m.

"Reading is best taught at the time of language development," says Danielle Dobbs, expert in teaching babies to read. In this one-hour lecture Danielle will show parents her techniques for teaching babies to read and show a video of a 3-year old reading fluently. Register by calling 407.835.7481.

Survival Tips for School Success

West Oaks Branch
Tuesday, August 28, 6:30 p.m.

School success can be defined in many ways. Children can run into problems trying to measure up to our definition of success when the definition that really counts is their own.Learn how your child can define and achieve success in school. This is the first in a three-part series for parents and educators presented by Sylvan Learning.

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