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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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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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Tuesday March 5 3:00pm

Chickasaw Branch (Chickasaw – Technology Classroom)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Maker/DIY

Start crocheting today! Learn basic techniques while creating your first project, a bookmark for your favorite read. Techniques include creating a slip knot, chaining, and single crochet stitches.

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Tuesday March 5 4:00pm

Online (Virtual Room – Alafaya)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Maker/DIY

Have a great time mingling with other Central Florida fiber artists while working on your craft. Be sure to bring your work in progress, yarn and tools. All levels are welcome.

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Tuesday March 5 4:30pm

Chickasaw Branch

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Maker/DIY

Bring your crochet and knitting projects, yarn and tools to meet with other fiber artists! All levels are welcome.

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Registration Required
Tuesday March 5 5:00pm

North Orange Branch (North Orange – Computer Lab)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Maker/DIY

Add to your project possibilities by crocheting in the round! Create amigurumi, hats, bowls and more. Learn how to create circles with increase stitches and use stitch markers to track your work.

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Wednesday March 6 10:00am

Online (Online Fiber Arts Classroom)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Maker/DIY

Learn how to crochet a graphgan square using the corner to corner technique in this 4 part series!

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Wednesday March 6 2:00pm

Online (Online Fiber Arts Classroom)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Maker/DIY

Have a great time mingling with other Central Florida fiber artists while working on your craft. Be sure to bring your work in progress, yarn and tools. All levels are welcome.

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Registration Required
Friday March 8 2:00pm

Online (Online Fiber Arts Classroom)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Maker/DIY

Learn how to add a zipper and lining to crochet projects as we make a cute and functional bag!

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Registration Required
Saturday March 9 10:00am

West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center (West Oaks – Technology Classroom)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Maker/DIY

Choose the right yarn every time. Learn how to read a yarn label, about fiber content, and how to use online resources to find the perfect yarn for your projects.

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Crochet in the Round

Beginner Level

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Saturday March 9 10:30am

South Trail Branch (Meeting Room 2)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting; Maker/DIY

Add to your project possibilities by crocheting in the round! Create amigurumi, hats, bowls and more. Learn how to create circles with increase stitches and use stitch markers to track your work.

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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 >