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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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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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Monday March 4 10:30am

Melrose Center

Event Categories: Life Skills; Maker/DIY

Are you looking for that perfect shirt. Joins us in making up a casual men’s shirt. Learn to work with collars, front seam details and buttons. Students required to bring materials.

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Costura – Bolso de Mano (2 Partes)

Principiante Confiado (Confident Beginner)

Registration Required
Monday March 4 10:30am

North Orange Branch (North Orange – Computer Lab)

Event Categories: Life Skills; Maker/DIY

¡Toma el mundo de la moda por sorpresa! Te enseñaremos todo lo que necesitas saber para coser como una profesional. Crea un bolso de mano simple y fácil, perfecto para ir de compras o hacer recados.

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Monday March 4 11:00am

Windermere Branch (Windermere – Ask at Desk)

Event Categories: Life Skills; Maker/DIY

Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams.

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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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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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Loom Knitting Level 1

Beginner Level

Registration Required
Tuesday March 5 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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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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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 >