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

Sorting Games: How Big? How Far? How Hot?

Part of Our Eclipse Celebrations

Registration Required
Saturday March 2 2:00pm

South Trail Branch (Meeting Room 2)

Event Categories: Science & Math

Discover more about our place in space! Introduce your child to concepts such as size, distance, and temperature. Recommended for adults and families with children ages 5 and up.

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Sun Cookies

Part of Our Eclipse Celebrations

Registration Required
Tuesday March 5 5:00pm

Washington Park Branch (Washington Park – Children’s Area)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Cooking & Food; Science & Math

Create a model of the Sun that you can eat! Use candy pieces and a cookie to make a delicious treat alongside a fun craft. All ages welcome!

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No Registration Required
Tuesday March 5 5:30pm

South Creek Branch (South Creek – Children’s Area)

Event Categories: Education & Learning; Science & Math

Get hands-on with STEAM activities while learning about female inventors and scientists. Ages 5 and up.

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Registration Required
Tuesday March 5 5:30pm

Orlando Public Library (Library Central)

Event Categories: Education & Learning; General Events; Science & Math

Join Emil Buehler Planetarium director Derek Demeter for an exploration of all you need to know about the upcoming solar eclipse on Monday, April 8.

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No Registration Required
Wednesday March 6 10:30am

Orlando Public Library (Papa Bear)

Event Categories: Science & Math

Let’s learn, grow and play as we learn about our favorite bugs with interactive stations for all! Recommended for ages 0-5 years.

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Registration Required
Wednesday March 6 2:15pm

Eatonville Branch (Meeting Room)

Event Categories: Science & Math

Have fun with physics! Simulate physics in the real world with Algodoo. Experiment with objects and see how they react to the forces of gravity and friction.

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Wednesday March 6 4:00pm

Alafaya Branch (Alafaya – Computer Lab)

Event Categories: Coding & Robotics; Science & Math

Explore science and engineering with LEGOs! Learn about earthquakes, and how we can build buildings to withstand different magnitudes while building your own earthquake simulator.

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Registration Required
Thursday March 7 11:00am

Online (Virtual Room – South Creek)

Event Categories: Education & Learning; Science & Math; Storytime

Get hands-on with early science activities while learning about female inventors and scientists. Ages 3-5.

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Homeschool Discovery

Careers in our Community

Registration Required
Thursday March 7 1:00pm

Windermere Branch (Windermere – Ask at Desk)

Event Categories: Education & Learning; Science & Math

Discover the world around us through STEM, geography, the Arts, culture, history, literature, and library-aligned themes with hands-on activities. Recommended for ages 6-17.

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Cuisine Corner Junior: Sun Pizza

Part of Our Eclipse Celebrations

Registration Required
Thursday March 7 3:30pm

Orlando Public Library (Papa Bear)

Event Categories: Cooking & Food; Science & Math

Create a model of the Sun that you can eat! We will pick, cut, and arrange toppings to make a tasty pizza. Recommended for upper elementary, tweens and teens.

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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 >