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Tween Programs

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

Tween Programs


Anime Club

Friday, April 29, 2016 at Edgewater Branch

If you like manga and anime,then this club is the place for you! Meet and discuss with others who share your interests.#Tweens


Hanging Out @ the Porch

Friday, April 29, 2016 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


Sensory-Friendly Family Film

Saturday, April 30, 2016 at North Orange Branch

Celebrate National Autism Awareness Month with an inclusive screening of a family favorite movie! Ages 6-12. #tween


Fairy Tale STEM

Saturday, April 30, 2016 at Edgewater Branch

This multi-part series will feature classic fairy tales with a twist. Help your favorite characters solve their problem through science, technology, engineering and math activities. Age...


Dia de Los Niños

Saturday, April 30, 2016 at Winter Garden Branch

¡Celebramos! Families are invited to honor children, cultures and books with crafts and activities! All ages welcome. Registration recommended. #tween #kids #family


Painting with Scissors

Saturday, April 30, 2016 at South Creek Branch

Learn about the famous artist Henri Matisse and create your own bold and colorful work of art inspired by his cut paper technique. Ages 6-12. #tween


Candy Sushi

Saturday, April 30, 2016 at Hiawassee Branch

Create candy sushi rolls, write haikus and watch anime! Ages 11-18. #tween


Shogun Training: The Spring Ninja

Saturday, April 30, 2016 at Alafaya Branch

Spring into action as you train to become the best ninja! You will get to test your mind, craft and strength in this action packed adventure! Registration required. Ages 6-12. #tween ...


May the Force Be With You

Sunday, May 1, 2016 at Alafaya Branch

Join a Jedi Master to become a Padawan and explore a galaxy far, far away. Enjoy Star Wars® inspired crafts and games. Come dressed as your favorite Jedi, and may the force be with yo...


Make Mods in Minecraft for Tweens (10-12)

Sunday, May 1, 2016 at Melrose Center

Ready to create your own mods? Be the ruler of your Minecraft world: Strike lightning at opponents, spawn mods to battle or harvest, and build complex structures with a single click. Le...

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Library Resources


KidsConnect is your one stop source for everything kids at OCLS. Find out about upcoming events and programs, listen to a podstory, or watch one of our storytelling videos.

Informed Teens

Be an informed teen! Find out about our next gaming event, select a good book, and join Teen Voices or our Teen Library Corps. You will find everything here including photos, contests, and schedules of upcoming events.

Kids' Summer Reading Program

On your mark, get set...READ! Join us this summer for weekly special events featuring fitness, wellness, science, animals, arts and storytelling at all Orange County Library System locations. Complete the Reading and Activity Calendar for a goody bag and to enter the drawing to win prizes such as a Kindle Fire; bicycle; tickets to Fun Spot, Crayola Experience, Central Florida Zoo and lots more!

Teens' Summer Reading Program

Get in the game this summer by exploring fitness, technology, book clubs and contests at the Orange County Library System. For each program or class you attend, receive an entry to the Grand Prize Drawing for a chance to win some fantastic prizes!

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