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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!

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10:15
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Storybook Fun for Your Little One

Thursday, April 24, 2014 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
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Toddler Time

Thursday, April 24, 2014 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 stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

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11:15
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Toddler Time

Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Southwest Branch

Toddler time children ages 18 - 36 months old.

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Tiny Tales: Rhyme Time for You and Baby

Thursday, April 24, 2014 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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Facebook, Twitter and More!

Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Southwest Branch Registration Required

Learn how to collaborate and share information on the Internet using Facebook. An E-mail account is required for this class. Recommended Audience: Adults. Recommended Prerequisite: E-mail Level 1

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Branch Exhibits and Displays

What the Dickens!

By: J.J. Dennis

J.J. Dennis is proud to be a part of the countywide celebration honoring the great Charles Dickens. Her mixed media peice, "A Solemn Consideration", was featured at the Orlando Museum of Art's What the Dickens! 1st Thursday event in March.
Contact: jjdennis13@gmail.com

Say It With Animals

By: She Venezia

She Venezia is a member of the Orlando Chinese Brush Painting Society, and enjoys using mixed media and materials found in nature to capture the grace and elegance of different animals in her art.
Contact: shespider49@att.net

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