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Classes and events are virtual and in-person. Registration is strongly encouraged for in-person events, attendance may be limited.

Loom Knitting Level 1

Beginner Level

Registration Required
Saturday March 2 10:30am

Melrose Center (Fiber Arts Studio)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Maker/DIY

Start loom knitting today! Learn how to use a loom to knit and create a cuff bracelet that looks great on everyone.

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Saturday March 2 3:00pm

Melrose Center (Fiber Arts Studio)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Life Skills; Maker/DIY

Hand sewing an artist book is a rewarding skill and there are many traditional methods to choose from. In this class we will practice Four Hole, Noble, Hemp Leaf and Tortoise Shell Binding.

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Registration Required
Saturday March 2 3:30pm

Winter Garden Branch (Winter Garden – Technology Lab)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting

Bring your own drawing project or use our supplies to practice drawing each month! Our teacher will be available to give tips on drawing basics. Recommended for adults. Registration required.

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Acrylic Painting Meetup

Fun and Creative Painting

Saturday March 2 3:30pm

South Trail Branch (Meeting Room 1)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; General Events

Join us as we explore a variety of fun and creative acrylic painting techniques as a way for everyone to find their own artistic voice of expression.

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No Registration Required
Monday March 4 10:15am

Southeast Branch (Children’s Area)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Education & Learning; Games & Activities; Storytime

It’s baby’s first spring! Discover new ways to play and interact with sensory activities for your little one. Recommended for ages 0-18 months and their caregiver.

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Registration Required
Monday March 4 10:30am

Online (Online Fiber Arts Classroom)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Maker/DIY

Build up your knitting skills in this technique focused series. Each class features a new skill, stitch pattern or technique. Swatches created may be seamed onto cardstock sheep swatch holder.

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Registration Required
Monday March 4 4:00pm

North Orange Branch (Meeting Room)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting

Who needs luck? I have a charm! Create a one-of-a-kind UV resin shamrock charm for a necklace or keychain. Recommended for adults.

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Registration Required
Tuesday March 5 10:00am

Washington Park Branch (Washington Park – Technology Classroom)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Maker/DIY

Celebrate Woman’s Suffrage in the USA with a sunflower. Use granny square techniques to create the iconic flower, and add a border to make it into a granny square.

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Let’s Knit: Skill Building Squares

Confident Beginner Level

Registration Required
Tuesday March 5 10:00am

Winter Garden Branch

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Maker/DIY

Build knitting skills 1 square at a time! This weekly Knit-A-Long will focus on 2 new stitches per month. Come for one or take them all to create beautiful squares, perfect for a sampler blanket.

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Let’s Knit Skill Building Sheep Swatches

Bubble Stitch (Confident Beginner Level)

Registration Required
Tuesday March 5 10:15am

Southwest Branch (Technology Classroom)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Maker/DIY

Build up your knitting skills in this technique focused series. Each class features a new skill, stitch pattern or technique. Swatches created may be seamed onto cardstock sheep swatch holder.

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Presidential Preference Primary Election Early Voting at Select Library Locations

Ten OCLS Branch locations will host early voting for the 2024 Early Voting Primary Election from Monday, March 4 to Sunday, March 17 (10 a.m. – 6 p.m.): Alafaya, Chickasaw, Fairview Shores, Hiawassee, South Creek, Southeast, Southwest, Washington Park, West Oaks, and Winter Garden. Learn more about early voting at select library locations >