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December 23, 2011

Winter Wonderland December 28


Take a break from the Florida winter and join us for a wintry mix of stories and crafts to celebrate the official start of winter. For ages 6-12.

Wednesday, December 28
3:00 p.m.
Southwest Branch Library

For more information, call 407.835.7323

December 20, 2011

Holidays at the Library

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This holiday season the library has many programs you can enjoy with family and friends. You can check upcoming holiday library programs at the Orange County Library System.The Southwest Branch will be having a Holiday Harp program with Christine MacPhail on Wednesday December 21st at 2:00 p.m. Visit the Southwest Branch and check out our holiday displays and decorations. Our winter wonderland display was created by Southwest Library shelver, Jasmine.


The library has many resources to help you with your holiday entertaining needs. Also, don't miss the Winter Holidays Virtual Gallery. You will find listings of books, music, DVD's and other winter resources you can check out to liven up any party. No snow, no problem you can still try your hand at building a snowman on this interactive site.

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December 14, 2011

Southwest Book Club Meets December 20


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Another year of great reading! Join the Southwest Book Club this month at their annual My Book to You celebration. Celebrate your joy of reading with others by sharing a favorite book.

Don't miss this special last book club meeting of the year. Plan to relax and enjoy refreshments. Door prizes to be given away too!
Anyone age 18 or older is welcome to attend. The Southwest Book Club meeting monthly at the Southwest Library located in the Dr. Phillips area at 7255 Della Drive, Orlando, FL 32819.

For more information, please call 407.835.7323 or email southwest@ocls.info

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December 13, 2011

Holiday Harp with Christine MacPhail December 21

Enjoy a festive holiday performance with harpist Christine MacPhail. To learn more about Christine, go to
http://www.orlandoharpist.com
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Wednesday, December 21
2:00 p.m.
Southwest Branch Library

Winter Movie Madness

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Celebrate winter with movies that warm your heart! For all ages.

Southwest Branch Library
Tuesday, December 20
Wednesday, December 21
Wednesday, December 28

Always starting @10:30 a.m. in the Children's area.

For more information, call 407.835.7323

December 7, 2011

Technology Petting Zoo at Southwest December 14

Are you curious about the latest mobile devices? Are you thinking of buying an eReader or tablet? Join us December 14 and get your hands on the latest digital technology! We've got the latest eReaders, like the Nook and Kindle, and tablets, like the iPad and Galaxy. Learn how you can use them to download free music, audiobooks, and eBooks from our digital collection.

For more information, call 407.835.7323
No registration required.

Wednesday, December 14
4:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Southwest Branch Library

Preschool Peek-A-Whoo at Southwest December 9

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All preschoolers are invited to hang out with owl and his night friends. Reading is a hoot with songs, stories, activities and more!

For more information, call 407.835.7323. For ages 3-5.


Friday, December 9
10:30 a.m.
Southwest Branch Library