Summer is just around the corner! Have you registered your child for OCLS's Summer Reading Program at the Southwest Library? The fun begins June 6 and runs through August 8. Seating is limited for some of the events, so please register with your valid OCLS library card in advance. You can register for programs online (www.ocls.info/srp), over the phone (407-835-7323), or in person at the Southwest Library. Camp Savvy classes require a valid OCLS juvenile library card for registration. Many of these programs are for ages 6-12. Please verify the age restrictions before signing your children up. For a list of the preschool programs (ages 3-5), click here.
For a list of Camp Savvy classes, click here.
This year, the Southwest Library Will present:
Every Movie Has a Hero - Pow! Bam! Zap! Hero up with this ultimate free summer movie series! Tuesdays, June 9 - August 4, 10:30 am.
Summer Fun Kickoff with MIX105.1 - MIX105.1 will help get the party started this summer with fun, interactive events for the entire family. Tuesday, June 9, 3 pm.
DoDad's Lab: Superhero Powers Revealed - This comedy show will reveal the secrets of super powers using science! Friday, June 12, 11 am.
Superhero Training Camp - Train your superhero brain. Uncover your powers and learn new skills to improve the hero in you! Monday, June 15, 3 pm.
Tampa Taiko Japanese Drumming - March to the beat of your own drum with this ancient martial art form. Experience the exciting music of these magnificent large-scale instruments.
Friday, June 19, 11 am.
Games Galore - The library is the place to be with fun games for you and me. Join us for board games and crafts galore! Monday, June 22, 3 pm.
Bits 'N Pieces Puppet Theatre Presents Robin Hood - Action! Adventure! A great story with toe-tapping music based on Howard Pyle's The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood, a classic tale created especially for children. Friday, June 26, 11 am.
Superhero Science - There is more to superheroes than what meets the eye. Explore the science behind their powers through hands-on activities that will transform your mind! Monday, June 29, 3 pm.
Super Summer Scientists - Get ready for exciting summer fun as we create and explore hands-on science activities that will transform your mind! Every Tuesday in July at 3 pm.
The Bucky & Gigi Show - Bucky & Gigi will amaze and amuse you with their comedic clown show full of magic, juggling, circus skills and more! Friday, July 10, 11 am.
Animal Super Powers - Move over, Superman! Make way for nature's superheroes. Learn what truly amazing animals can do with real super powers. Monday, July 13, 3 pm.
Meet a Gatorland Wrangler - Gatorland brings the wild to the library! Get up close and personal with snakes and gators and learn all about these amazing creatures. Friday, July 17, 11 am.
Avengers' Academy - Young comic fans, unite and celebrate Earth's mightiest of heroes. Marvel at our stories, crafts and activities. Monday, July 20, 3 pm.
The Incredible Mr. Bob - Watch Mr. Bob entertain and captivate with his unique, impressive and incredible juggling routine filled with audience participation. Friday, July 24, 11 am.
Wii Love Gaming -If you love gaming like we love gaming, come get your game on at the library!
Monday, July 27, 3 pm.
Mr. Tim the Comedy Magician - Mr. Tim is a bumbling magician whose magic never seems to go as planned. Can you help him make the day magical? Friday, July 31, 11 am.
Color Yourself Heroic - What superhero would you be? Choose a hero name, a superpower and more as we create our very own heroes! Monday, August 3, 3 pm.
Hands-On Wildlife - Touch animals and learn all about their different habitats. Presented by Hands-On Wildlife Safari. Friday, August 7, 11 am.
Don't miss out on all the fun! Register today!