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. Learn more about 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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7:00
PM

Southwest Book Club

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 at Southwest Branch

Join the Southwest Book Club to discuss this month's selection, Killing Patton by Bill O'Reilly. Presents an account of General George Patton's leadership during the final months of World War II in Europe, and the events surrounding his mysterious death. Anyone age 18 or older is welcome to attend. The book club meets monthly at the Southwest Branch Library. No registration needed. For more information, please call 407.835.7323 or email southwest@ocls.info.

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10:30
AM

Stress Buster Coloring Hour for Adults

Wednesday, May 04, 2016 at Southwest Branch

Life got you stressed? Unwind at the Library. Turn off your phone, unplug your computer, and join us for an hour of stress busting coloring for adults. Adults all over the world are discovering the relaxing, stress-reducing, and meditative benefits of coloring. Besides, it's just plain fun! All supplies you need to color away your stress are provided but feel free to bring your favorite coloring tools. For men and women ages 18 and up. No registration needed. For more information, call 407.835.7323; email southwest@ocls.info. #coloringOCLS Some of the supplies provided by Community School of the Arts program sponsored by Women in the Arts Inc. in partnership with the Orange County Library System. womenintheartsinc.org

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11:00
AM

Photoshop Level 1

Wednesday, May 04, 2016 at Southwest Branch Registration Required

Learn about the functionality of Photoshop and explore the environment. Become familiar with using selection and editing tools. Recommended Audience: Adult #adobe #tic #phototic

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12:00
PM

Improve Your English Reading Workshop

Wednesday, May 04, 2016 at Southwest Branch

Improve your vocabulary, pronunciation, comprehension, and conversational skills by reading a book. Have fun and meet new people! . Provided by the Adult Literacy League and Southwest Branch Library of the Orange County Library System. For more information: 407.422.1540 adultliteracyleague.org 407.835.7323 southwest@ocls.info

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12:45
PM

Photoshop Level 2

Wednesday, May 04, 2016 at Southwest Branch Registration Required

Learn how to use layers, layer masks, free transform tools, and text tools. Become familiar with adding basic effects to images. Recommended Audience: Adult #adobe #tic #phototic

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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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