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

Tuesday February 27 3:30pm

Eatonville Branch (Meeting Room)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting

Learn how to create new crafts in celebration of Black History Month. Use creativity and collaboration for an hour-long crafting event. Recommended for ages 6-8.

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Freedom Quilt

Celebrate Black History Month

No Registration Required
Wednesday February 28 4:00pm

Washington Park Branch

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting

Create your own patchwork square out of paper. Learn how quilt patterns became messages that may have helped slaves travel the Underground Railroad. Recommended for families.

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African American Collage Art

Celebrate Black History

Registration Required
Thursday February 29 4:30pm

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

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting

Study the works of famous African American artists like Romare Bearden then recreate art in the same style. Recommended for families.

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Registration Required
Saturday March 9 12:00pm

Eatonville Branch (Meeting Room)

Event Categories: Community & Citizenship; Education & Learning

Come immerse yourself in a conversation with Barbara Chandler, one of “Orlando’s 2023 Leading Ladies.” This unique interview, followed by Q&A, will surely educate, and inspire others.

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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 >