Library Catalog
Virtual Library
Classes & Programs
Downloadable Media
Databases
Kids, Tweens & Teens
Press Room
Get Your Card
Locations
About Us
Map It!

12000 E. Colonial Dr.
Orlando, FL 32826
407.835.7323

Sun
1-6
Mon
10-9
Tue
10-9
Wed
10-9
Thu
10-9
Fri
10-5
Sat
10-5

Lynx Bus Routes

Link 104 East Colonial
Lynx Maps & Schedules

About the Branch

The Alafaya Branch has a long history of providing library services to the East Orange County community. The branch originally opened in 1965 as the Azalea Park branch, situated on Lake Barton Road. From the 1970s through the 1990s the branch provided library services from shopping center locations. Ground was broken in January 1999 for a new branch, designed to be the prototype branch for future Orange County Library System branches. Opened on February 1, 2000, the Alafaya branch was funded by a Florida Library Construction Grant.

Alafaya Branch Alafaya Branch Alafaya Branch

View More of Our Photos

Request a Meeting Room at Alafaya

Upcoming Classes & Programs

Advanced Search

Viewing 1 - 5 of 14 classes.

Page: 1 2 3 »

10:30
AM

Introducción a las Computadoras

Tuesday, September 02, 2014 at Alafaya Branch Registration Required

Aprenda sobre la historia y el desarrollo de las computadoras. Además, conozca el uso de sus componentes físicos y programas de aplicación. Audiencia Recomendada: Adultos

Event DetailsRemind Me of This EventDownload to CalendarEmail a FriendPrint

12:00
PM

Microsoft Publisher 2010 Level 1

Tuesday, September 02, 2014 at Alafaya Branch Registration Required

Learn publication concepts and terminology. Become familiar with the environment and explore pre-defined templates and formatting options. Recommended Audience: Adult

Event DetailsRemind Me of This EventDownload to CalendarEmail a FriendPrint

1:30
PM

Microsoft Publisher 2010 Level 2

Tuesday, September 02, 2014 at Alafaya Branch Registration Required

Learn how to work with master pages, headers and footers, and how to set up business information sets. Recommended Audience: Adult

Event DetailsRemind Me of This EventDownload to CalendarEmail a FriendPrint

5:30
PM

Citizenship Inspired

Tuesday, September 02, 2014 at Alafaya Branch Registration Required

During this 4-week program, students will meet once each week to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization(Citizenship) Test and Interview. To be eligible for U.S. Naturalization, you must be able to read, write, and speak basic English. Registration is required. To register, you can do so online, call 407-835-7323 or stop by any of our locations. this program is for adult learners, and is available for free to Orange County district resident cardholders, Fee cardholders, and Orange County Property Owner cardholders. If you do not have a card or have a different kind of card, please call 407-835-7323 or stop by any of our locations for more information. Any person requiring special accommodations to participate in a class or program due to a disability may arrange for reasonable accommodations by contacting the location at which the event is held at least seven days prior to the event.

Event DetailsRemind Me of This EventDownload to CalendarEmail a FriendPrint

10:15
AM

Bubble Playtime

Wednesday, September 03, 2014 at Alafaya Branch

Help your child with their motor development skills in this interactive bubble class presented by the UCF Sports & Exercise Science Club. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers. Limited Space Available, ticketing at door.

Event DetailsRemind Me of This EventDownload to CalendarEmail a FriendPrint

Page: 1 2 3 »

Permanent Artwork

A unique art display at Alafaya is the bronze casting of Florida's sandhill crane and accompanying fish, a beautiful tribute to Florida wildlife. The sculpture is displayed in our reading area. Aptly named "Food Chain," the artist Carl Wagner won Best in Show for this piece at Fiesta in the Park, 1996.

Services and Programs

  • The library collection includes books, audio books on CD, informational and entertainment DVDs, recorded music on CD, audio CDs in mp3 format, Playaways, and an Adult Literacy Collection. Enjoy the latest DVD releases and bestsellers!
  • Public computers provide Internet access, word processing and online reference resources including the Library catalog. Browse the Virtual Library for reliable information at your fingertips.
  • The branch has one Early Literacy Station™ (ELS) which is a self-contained bilingual educational computer for children, with over 56 top-rated educational software programs spanning seven curricular areas.
  • The convenience of our drive-up window allows library customers to return items or call ahead and pick up materials while remaining in their cars.
  • Our computer lab houses eight computers and allows us to teach classes for PC and MAC users. Our friendly and knowledgeable Technology and Customer Support Specialists teach over fifty classes a month.
  • We have regularly scheduled Story Programs each week. Tiny Tales for babies ages Birth to 18 months, Toddler Time for ages 18 to 36 months, Storybook Fun for Preschoolers. At Alafaya, Tiny Tales are on Thursday mornings and Toddler Time and Storybook Fun are on Friday mornings for your listening pleasure.
  • We offer various programs and displays for adults and children throughout the year.
 
OCLS - Orlando, Florida
Copyright Orange County Library System | All rights reserved | Assistive Services | Privacy Policy | Be Internet Safe