Tweens

Tweens

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!

Upcoming Events

Registration Required
Monday
November
18
4:00​pm
(Washington Park - Children's Area)
Get inspired by the Native American totem animals! Learn about the history and symbolism behind these animals and create your own totem pole together. Recommended for families.
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Registration Required
Monday
November
18
6:00​pm
(Winter Garden - Children's Area)
Get inspired by the Native American totem animals! Learn about the history and symbolism behind these animals and create your own totem pole together. Recommended for families.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
November
19
2:00​pm
(Alafaya - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Education & Learning
Inviting all homeschoolers to join us for a learning adventure through Japanese history! Registration required. Ages 8–15.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
November
19
3:30​pm
(Eatonville - Meeting Room)
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Show your appreciation for family, friends, teachers, your community, and whatever else you may be thankful for with craft and activity stations full of kindness!
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No Registration Required
Tuesday
November
19
4:00​pm
(Fairview Shores - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Games & Activities
Play a wide selection of games from Dance Dance Revolution, Chess, Battle Sheep, Castle Panic, and more! Recommended for lower and upper elementary
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Registration Required
Tuesday
November
19
4:30​pm
(Windermere - Ask at Desk)
Learn to make and break codes while exploring the fascinating history of the Navajo Code Talkers from World War II! Recommended for families.
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No Registration Required
Tuesday
November
19
5:00​pm
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Show your appreciation for family, friends, teachers, your community, and whatever else you may be thankful for with craft and activity stations full of kindness!
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No Registration Required
Wednesday
November
20
3:00​pm
Event Category: Games & Activities
Drop in for a friendly board game at the library. Come and learn a new game, or just spend some after-school time with friends. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.
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Wednesday
November
20
3:30​pm
(Winter Garden - Children's Area)
Event Category: Cooking & Food
Celebrate fall by creating your own delicious cornucopia out of an ice cream cone and fill it with sweet and salty treats. Recommended for upper elementary, tweens and teens.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
November
20
4:00​pm
(Washington Park - Children's Area)
What are you thankful for this year?Find out how random acts of kindness can make a difference as we show our appreciation and pay it forward. Recommended for tweens and teens.
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Library Resources

KidsConnect

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 our Teen Library Corps. You will find everything here including photos, contests, and schedules of upcoming events.