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.
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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
In this workshop, a Technology Trainer will be available to offer assistance in formatting, saving and uploading your resume, along with providing tips to perform job searches and other job-related activities. Recommended Audience: Job Seekers
Use Snap Circuits to explore the basics of electronics while you build exciting projects such a flashing light, a radio alarm, a doorbell, and much, much more. Make learning electronics a snap! (Kids Ages 9-12)
Learn how to create basic forms for business and personal use. Make it easy to fill out forms online by adding text boxes, date pickers, and drop-down lists. Recommended Audience: Adult
Recommended Prerequisite: Word 2010 Level 4
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.
Patricia Castro de Paezís love and respect for the natural environment is whimsically and passionately expressed in vibrate original water color flora paintings. A Meet the Artist event is scheduled for Thursday, July 10 at 6:30 p.m.
Origami by Aki
By: Al Aki
This exhibit features several origami (the Japanese art of paper folding) pieces from the simple to the complex and intricate. One of the pieces, a swan contains 500 pieces of paper.