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

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Saturday March 9 1:30pm

Southwest Branch

Event Categories: Authors, Books, Writing

Experience the joy and camaraderie of reading aloud a book with others each week. Facilitator-led in partnership with the Dr. P. Phillips YMCA and Southwest Library. 18+

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Nature Walk Book Club

Other Birds

Registration Required
Monday March 11 10:00am

Southwest Branch

Event Categories: Authors, Books, Writing

Join the Southwest Library for a walk outdoors at Bill Frederick Park followed by discussion of Other Birds by Sarah Addison Allen. Registration required. 18+

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Saturday March 16 1:30pm

Southwest Branch

Event Categories: Authors, Books, Writing

Experience the joy and camaraderie of reading aloud a book with others each week. Facilitator-led in partnership with the Dr. P. Phillips YMCA and Southwest Library. 18+

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No Registration Required
Saturday March 23 1:30pm

Southwest Branch

Event Categories: Authors, Books, Writing

Experience the joy and camaraderie of reading aloud a book with others each week. Facilitator-led in partnership with the Dr. P. Phillips YMCA and Southwest Library. 18+

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No Registration Required
Saturday March 30 12:00am

Southwest Branch

Event Categories: Authors, Books, Writing; Games & Activities

Stop by to write a postcard to our character of the month and drop it in our mailbox! The character mailbox helps encourage reading, writing, and creativity.

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No Registration Required
Saturday March 30 1:30pm

Southwest Branch

Event Categories: Authors, Books, Writing

Experience the joy and camaraderie of reading aloud a book with others each week. Facilitator-led in partnership with the Dr. P. Phillips YMCA and Southwest Library. 18+

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No Registration Required
Saturday April 6 1:30pm

Southwest Branch

Event Categories: Authors, Books, Writing

Experience the joy and camaraderie of reading aloud a book with others each week. Facilitator-led in partnership with the Dr. P. Phillips YMCA and Southwest Library. 18+

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Southwest Author Series

Featuring Lauren Groff

Registration Required
Friday April 12 7:00pm

Southwest Branch

Event Categories: Authors, Books, Writing

Join us for the 17th Annual Southwest Author Series featuring bestselling author, Lauren Groff. Presented in partnership with the Rotary Club of Dr. Phillips. Book sale and signing to follow.

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No Registration Required
Saturday April 13 1:30pm

Southwest Branch

Event Categories: Authors, Books, Writing

Experience the joy and camaraderie of reading aloud a book with others each week. Facilitator-led in partnership with the Dr. P. Phillips YMCA and Southwest Library. 18+

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No Registration Required
Saturday April 20 1:30pm

Southwest Branch

Event Categories: Authors, Books, Writing

Experience the joy and camaraderie of reading aloud a book with others each week. Facilitator-led in partnership with the Dr. P. Phillips YMCA and Southwest Library. 18+

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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 >