Toddler and Kindergarten Programs at the OCLS

ID-100122439These events are fun for children in Kindergarten and pre-K. Bring your little one and celebrate learning at the library!

Storybook Fun for Your Little One
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. This program is available at different branches, times and dates.

Wednesday, May 7, 10:15 a.m.
North Orange Branch
North Orange – Meeting Room

Wednesday, May 7, 10:15 a.m.
Winter Garden Branch

Wednesday, May 7, 10:15 a.m.
Southeast Branch
Southeast – Meeting Room 2

Thursday, May 8, 10:15 a.m.
Windermere Branch
Windermere – Meeting Room

Friday, May 9, 10:30 a.m.
Orlando Public Library
Children’s Department

Friday, May 9, 10:45 a.m.
Alafaya Branch
Alafaya – Meeting Room 1

Friday, May 9, 11:45 a.m.
Alafaya Branch
Alafaya – Meeting Room 1

Saturday, May 10, 10:30 a.m.
Orlando Public Library
Children’s Department

Monday, May 12, 10:15 a.m.
West Oaks Branch
West Oaks – Meeting Room 1

Monday, May 12, 10:15 a.m.
South Creek Branch
South Creek – Meeting Room 1

Tuesday, May 13, 10:15 a.m.
Herndon Branch
Herndon – Meeting Room 1

Wednesday, May 14, 10:15 a.m.
North Orange Branch
North Orange – Meeting Room

Wednesday, May 14, 10:15 a.m.
Winter Garden Branch

Wednesday, May 14, 10:15 a.m.
Southeast Branch
Southeast – Meeting Room 2

Thursday, May 15, 10:15 a.m.
Windermere Branch
Windermere – Meeting Room

Thursday, May 15, 10:15 a.m.
Southwest Branch
Southwest – Ask At Desk

Friday, May 16, 10:30 a.m.
Orlando Public Library
Children’s Department

Friday, May 16, 10:45 a.m.
Alafaya Branch
Alafaya – Meeting Room 1

Friday, May 16, 11:45 a.m.
Alafaya Branch
Alafaya – Meeting Room 1

Saturday, May 17, 10:30 a.m.
Orlando Public Library
Children’s Department

Monday, May 19, 10:15 a.m.
West Oaks Branch
West Oaks – Meeting Room 1

Monday, May 19, 10:15 a.m.
South Creek Branch
South Creek – Meeting Room 1

Tuesday, May 20, 10:15 a.m.
Herndon Branch
Herndon – Meeting Room 1

Get Ready for K!
Preschoolers will hear songs and stories to help them begin learning the skills that they will need to start kindergarten. The series of six programs will introduce reading, math, basic concepts, basic skills, health and safety, and art. Ages 3-5. Registration recommended. Call 407.835.7323 to register. Sponsored by Target. Get more ideas for how to prepare your child at www.ocls.info/kindergarten.
Orlando Public Library, Children’s Library
Wednesday, May 7, 10:30 a.m.

Tuesday, May 13, 11:00 a.m.
Southeast Branch
Southeast – Meeting Room 2

Tuesday, May 20, 11:00 a.m.
Southeast Branch
Southeast – Meeting Room 2

Toddler Time
Stories and activities for children aged 18 to 36 months. The programs last approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs, poetry and Mother Goose rhymes, and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group. This program is available at different branches, times and dates.

Wednesday, May 7, 10:45 a.m.
North Orange Branch
North Orange – Meeting Room

Wednesday, May 7, 10:45 a.m.
Winter Garden Branch

Wednesday, May 7, 10:45 a.m.
Southeast Branch
Southeast – Meeting Room 2

Wednesday, May 7, 11:15 a.m.
Southeast Branch
Southeast – Meeting Room 2

Thursday, May 8, 10:45 a.m.
Windermere Branch
Windermere – Meeting Room

Friday, May 9, 10:15 a.m.
Alafaya Branch
Alafaya – Meeting Room 1

Friday, May 9, 11:15 a.m.
Alafaya Branch
Alafaya – Meeting Room 1

Saturday, May 10, 10:00 a.m.
Orlando Public Library
Children’s Department

Monday, May 12, 10:45 a.m.
West Oaks Branch
West Oaks – Meeting Room 1

Monday, May 12, 10:45 a.m.
South Creek Branch
South Creek – Meeting Room 1

Monday, May 12, 11:15 a.m.
South Creek Branch
South Creek – Meeting Room 1

Tuesday, May 13, 10:45 a.m.
Herndon Branch
Herndon – Meeting Room 1

Wednesday, May 14, 10:45 a.m.
North Orange Branch
North Orange – Meeting Room

Wednesday, May 14, 10:45 a.m.
Winter Garden Branch

Wednesday, May 14, 10:45 a.m.
Southeast Branch
Southeast – Meeting Room 2

Wednesday, May 14, 11:15 a.m.
Southeast Branch
Southeast – Meeting Room 2

Thursday, May 15, 10:45 a.m.
Windermere Branch
Windermere – Meeting Room

Thursday, May 15, 10:45 a.m.
Southwest Branch

Friday, May 16, 10:00 a.m.
Orlando Public Library
Children’s Department

Friday, May 16, 10:15 a.m.
Alafaya Branch
Alafaya – Meeting Room 1

Friday, May 16, 11:15 a.m.
Alafaya Branch
Alafaya – Meeting Room 1

Saturday, May 17, 10:00 a.m.
Orlando Public Library
Children’s Department

Monday, May 19, 10:45 a.m.
West Oaks Branch
West Oaks – Meeting Room 1

Monday, May 19, 10:45 a.m.
South Creek Branch
South Creek – Meeting Room 1

Monday, May 19, 11:15 a.m.
South Creek Branch
South Creek – Meeting Room 1

Tuesday, May 20, 10:45 a.m.
Herndon Branch
Herndon – Meeting Room 1

Preschool Barn Dance
Spring is here! Join chick and his barnyard friends for a fun-filled time with stories, activities and more! Age 3-5.
Wednesday, May 7, 2:30 p.m.
Edgewater Branch
Edgewater – Meeting Room 1

Saturday, May 10, 3:00 p.m.
Orlando Public Library
Children’s Department

Thursday, May 15, 11:00 a.m.
North Orange Branch

Saturday, May 17, 11:00 a.m.
South Creek Branch
South Creek – Meeting Room 1

Children’s Group Programs
Join our lively storytellers for an entertaining 25 minute session with stories, books, and short videos. These reservation-only sessions are recommended for Kindergarten through 5th grade. Call to reserve your space today: 407.835.7323!
Thursday, May 8, 9:15 a.m.
Orlando Public Library
Children’s Department

Thursday, May 8, 10:15 a.m.
Orlando Public Library
Children’s Department

Thursday, May 8, 10:45 a.m.
Orlando Public Library
Children’s Department

Thursday, May 8, 10:45 a.m.
Southwest Branch
Southwest – Ask At Desk

Tuesday, May 13, 9:15 a.m.
Orlando Public Library
Children’s Department

Tuesday, May 13, 9:45 a.m.
Orlando Public Library
Children’s Department

Tuesday, May 13, 10:15 a.m.
Orlando Public Library
Children’s Department

Tuesday, May 13, 10:45 a.m.
Orlando Public Library
Children’s Department

Thursday, May 15, 9:15 a.m.
Orlando Public Library
Children’s Department

Thursday, May 15, 9:45 a.m.
Orlando Public Library
Children’s Department

Thursday, May 15, 10:15 a.m.
Orlando Public Library
Children’s Department

Thursday, May 15, 10:45 a.m.
Orlando Public Library
Children’s Department

Tuesday, May 20, 9:15 a.m.
Orlando Public Library
Children’s Department

Tuesday, May 20, 9:45 a.m.
Orlando Public Library
Children’s Department

Tuesday, May 20, 10:15 a.m.
Orlando Public Library
Children’s Department

Tuesday, May 20, 10:45 a.m.
Orlando Public Library
Children’s Department

Smarty Pants
Join us for fun-filled story programs with a learning twist that teach, motivate, entertain and educate all of your Smarty Pants! Recommended for ages 0-5
Thursday, May 8, 10:15 a.m.
Eatonville Branch
Eatonville – Meeting Room

Friday, May 9, 10:15 a.m.
Hiawassee Branch
Hiawassee – Meeting Room

Friday, May 9, 10:15 a.m.
South Trail Branch
South Trail – Meeting Room 2

Monday, May 12, 10:15 a.m.
Edgewater Branch
Edgewater – Meeting Room 1

Tuesday, May 13, 10:15 a.m.
Washington Park Branch

Thursday, May 15, 10:15 a.m.
Eatonville Branch
Eatonville – Meeting Room

Friday, May 16, 10:15 a.m.
Hiawassee Branch
Hiawassee – Meeting Room

Friday, May 16, 10:15 a.m.
South Trail Branch
South Trail – Meeting Room 2

Monday, May 19, 10:15 a.m.
Edgewater Branch
Edgewater – Meeting Room 1

Tuesday, May 20, 10:15 a.m.
Washington Park Branch

Bubbleguts: Tummy Trouble
Stories and activities for children aged 18 to 36 months. The programs last approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs, poetry and Mother Goose rhymes, and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.
Thursday, May 8, 3:30 p.m.
Hiawassee Branch
Hiawassee – Meeting Room

Preschool: I Love My Mom!
Get ready for Mother’s Day with stories, games, and a craft just for Mom! Ages 3 to 5.
Friday, May 9, 11:00 a.m.
West Oaks Branch
West Oaks – Meeting Room 1

Family Storytime
Songs, games, and storytelling for the whole family to enjoy. Adults and children of all ages are welcome to participate.
Saturday, May 10, 11:00 a.m.
Orlando Public Library
Children’s Department

Sunday, May 11, 1:30 p.m.
North Orange Branch

Sunday, May 18, 1:30 p.m.
North Orange Branch

Odd Animal Behavior
Discover strange animal facts that will make you squirm with gross animal stories, facts and trivia. Ages 6-12 #tween

Saturday, May 10, 11:00 a.m.
Edgewater Branch
Edgewater – Meeting Room 1

Tuesday, May 13, 4:00 p.m.
Southwest Branch

Tiny Tales
Tiny Tales is a 15-20 minute program featuring stories, nursery rhymes, songs and finger plays. Our program gives caregivers and babies the opportunity to share, listen and enjoy stories together.

Monday, May 12, 11:15 a.m.
West Oaks Branch
West Oaks – Meeting Room 1

Monday, May 12, 11:45 a.m.
South Creek Branch
South Creek – Meeting Room 1

Monday, May 19, 11:15 a.m.
West Oaks Branch
West Oaks – Meeting Room 1

Monday, May 19, 11:45 a.m.
South Creek Branch
South Creek – Meeting Room 1

Storytime with Chick-fil-A
Tuesday, May 13, 10:30 a.m.
Windermere Branch
Come meet the Chick-fil-A Cow, listen to a story while enjoying milk and cookies.

Preschool: Trains, Trains, Trains
Friday, May 16, 10:25 a.m.
Winter Garden Branch
Preschoolers, come to yoru Winter Garden Library and enjoy stories aboput trains. Make a take home craft. Ages 3-5.

Preschool: Shapes that Roll
Friday, May 16, 11:00 a.m.
Hiawassee Branch
Hiawassee – Meeting Room
Shapes in the sky. Shapes on the ground. Shapes are everywhere, you just have to look around! Preschoolers, come to the library to have fun with all kinds of shapes. Finds them all with stories, activities, and more. Call 407.835.7323 for more information. Ages 3-5.

Reading is Fun
Saturday, May 17, 10:00 a.m.
Winter Garden Branch
End Reading is fun Week with an hour of some of the funniest stories we could find. come and be amused. All aged children welcome.

Inside Out: The Human Body
Saturday, May 17, 3:00 p.m.
Orlando Public Library
Children’s Department
How many hairs are on your head? What happens when you eat pizza? By exploring the human body with hands-on activities & stories we can find out the answers to these questions and more! Ages 6-12. #science #tween

Storybook Yoga
Saturday, May 17, 11:00 a.m.
Orlando Public Library
Children’s Department
Join us for an introduction to yoga with Maggie Mathwich. Learn poses inspired by your favorite picture books. Registration required. Call 407.835.7323 to register Ages 3-6.

Third Tuesday Pajama Jamboree
Tuesday, May 20, 6:00 p.m.
Windermere Branch
Windermere – Meeting Room
Put on your favorite jammies for a fun-filled evening of a story, a craft and cookies and milk.

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