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Tween Programs

Do you find yourself too old for kidsí stuff and too young for teens? Bridge the gap with these exciting programs and classes perfect for ages 11 and 12!

Tween Programs


The Secret Life of Trees

Monday, April 20, 2015 at North Orange Branch

Trees are the oldest living things in the world and they are all around us. Join us for an Earth Day celebration of trees and discover their vital role in our environment. Ages 6-12. #s...


Dr. Seuss' The Lorax

Monday, April 20, 2015 at Edgewater Branch

He may look like a giant furry peanut, but he's not. He's the Lorax, and he speaks for the trees. Learn the secret of the Lorax as we celebrate the world of Dr. Seuss. Will you be the o...



Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at Hiawassee Branch

Stop by the library for an hour of crafting fun with friends. #tween


TechKrew: Intro to Electromagnets Using Snap Circuits

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at Melrose Center

Explore the basics of electromagnetism while you build electromagnets and experiment with metal objects. Learn the basic science of electromagnets and how they impact our everyday lives...


Poetry Corner

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at Eatonville Branch

Celebrate National Poetry Month and skip, dance or hop on over for some fun-packed and kid-friendly rhyme time! Ages 6-12. #tween


Earth Day Poet-trees

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at Herndon Branch

Help us celebrate Shel Silverstein's "The Giving Tree" on Earth Day as we create our own poet-trees! All ages welcome. #tween #afterschool


Mayor Buddy's Book Club Discussion Group

Thursday, April 23, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Join Mayor Buddy's Book Club weekly discussion group to talk, meet other book club members, share experiences, and have fun. See and what we are reading and sign up for the club at mayo...


One Book/One Community Movie: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Thursday, April 23, 2015 at Winter Garden Branch

Everyone's a winner! You've won the golden ticket to fun-filled activities and crafts inspired by Charlie and his dazzling tour of the Wonka factory. Ages 6-12 #tween #chocolate


Hanging Out @ the Porch

Friday, April 24, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Come hang out in the Children's Library Friday afternoons for games, crafts, movies or other activities. Ages 6-18. #tween


Easy Work

Friday, April 24, 2015 at Windermere Branch

The right tools can make complicated task easier. Learn about simple machines that can help make chores a breeze. Ages 6-12. #tween #science

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