Virtual Programs

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Summer Learning 2021 Programs  |  Virtual Programs Archive

Adults and Teens

Don't miss the Summer Learning Finale: 2pm, Tuesday, August 3! Visit our Summer Learning 2021 page for event details and links!

Upcoming Virtual Club Meetings and Events
  • Virtual Spice of the Month Club - 2pm, Thursday, September 9
    • Meeting Room: bit.ly/Spice-Sept - Meeting ID: 892 3499 4840 - Password: Library
    • Spice up your life by exploring traditional and exotic flavors! Pick up a sample at the beginning of each month while supplies last and join our monthly club meeting to discuss recipes and history with fellow spice lovers. Activity Flyer PDF coming soon 
  • Cooking Matters at Home - 6pm, Monday, September 13
    • Meeting Room: bit.ly/CM-Sept13 - Meeting ID: 839 3984 5896 - Password: Food
    • Nutrition experts teach how to shop smarter, using nutritional information to make healthier choices and cook delicious, affordable meals at home. An exciting new topic will be discussed at each meeting. Presented by Nelly Vazquez and Esther Oloya in partnership with UF/IFAS Osceola County Extension Services, Family Nutrition Program.
  • Virtual Crochet Corner - #olsCrochetCorner​ - 2pm, Wednesday, September 15
    • Meeting Room: bit.ly/Crochet-Sept - Meeting ID: 836 0201 7544 - Password: Library
    • Share ideas and tips with fellow crocheters, or learn the basics! Beginners and experienced crafters welcome. Recommended supplies: A medium sized crochet hook (i.e. size G) and a medium weight yarn (like Red Heart Super Saver).
  • Cooking Matters at Home - 6pm, Monday, September 27
    • Meeting Room: bit.ly/CM-Meals - Meeting ID: 839 8715 8331 - Password: Delish
    • Nutrition experts teach how to shop smarter, using nutritional information to make healthier choices and cook delicious, affordable meals at home. An exciting new topic will be discussed at each meeting. Presented by Nelly Vazquez and Esther Oloya in partnership with UF/IFAS Osceola County Extension Services, Family Nutrition Program.
  • Cooking Matters at Home - 6pm, Monday, October 11
    • Meeting Room: bit.ly/Kitchen-Cooking - Meeting ID: 833 5052 9963 - Password: Clean
    • Nutrition experts teach how to shop smarter, using nutritional information to make healthier choices and cook delicious, affordable meals at home. An exciting new topic will be discussed at each meeting. Presented by Nelly Vazquez and Esther Oloya in partnership with UF/IFAS Osceola County Extension Services, Family Nutrition Program.
  • Virtual Spice of the Month Club - 2pm, Thursday, October 14
    • Meeting Room: bit.ly/VirtualSpice-Oct14​ - Meeting ID: 899 7109 2514 - Password: Library
    • Spice up your life by exploring traditional and exotic flavors! Pick up a sample at the beginning of each month while supplies last and join our monthly club meeting to discuss recipes and history with fellow spice lovers. Activity Flyer PDF coming soon 
  • Cooking Matters at Home - 6pm, Monday, October 25
    • Meeting Room: bit.ly/Kids-Kitchen-Cooking - Meeting ID: 868 7726 0247 - Password: Tasty
    • Nutrition experts teach how to shop smarter, using nutritional information to make healthier choices and cook delicious, affordable meals at home. An exciting new topic will be discussed at each meeting. Presented by Nelly Vazquez and Esther Oloya in partnership with UF/IFAS Osceola County Extension Services, Family Nutrition Program.
Upcoming Virtual Classes
  • (Live Online) E.S.O.L. for Beginners - Ongoing Class Every Other Saturday  - 10am, Saturdays 
    • SEPTEMBER 4 - Meeting Room: bit.ly/ESOL-Sept4 - Meeting ID: 867 7716 0582 - Password: Library
    • OCTOBER 2 - Meeting Room: bit.ly/ESOL-Oct2 - Meeting ID: 876 8790 2542 - Password: Library
    • OCTOBER 16 - Meeting Room: bit.ly/ESOL-Oct16 - Meeting ID: 867 8905 0665 - Password: Library
    • Become more familiar with the English language. All home/native languages welcome.
  • (Live Online) E.S.O.L. Conversation Hour - Ongoing Class Every Other Saturday - 10am, Saturdays
    • SEPTEMBER 11 - Meeting Room: bit.ly/ESOL-Convo - Meeting ID: 850 3919 6610 - Password: Library
    • SEPTEMBER 25 - Meeting Room: bit.ly/ESOL-Sept25 - Meeting ID: 856 8791 5773 - Password: Library
    • OCTOBER 9 - Meeting Room: bit.ly/ESOL-Oct9-2021 - Meeting ID: 878 5162 3657 - Password: Library
    • OCTOBER 23 - Meeting Room: bit.ly/ESOL-Oct23-2021 - Meeting ID: 842 7081 5215 - Password: Library
    • Practice your conversational skills and meet other English language learners in a relaxed environment. All home/native languages welcome.
Online Programs & Trivia - August & September​
  • Miércoles, septiembre 1 a las 2pm - Hora de Arte: Puesta de sol -- enlace de YouTube será anunciado pronto - Pinta una relajante puesta de sol usando técnicas sencillas.
    • Materiales recomendados: tinta india, pintura de acuarela, papel de acuarela.
  • 10am, Sunday, September 5 - Po-tat-o - Po-tot-o -- Trivia Link coming soon - Mashed, Fried, Baked! September is National Potato Month and we want to pay homage to the mighty spud. Take this quiz to see if you can identify these potato dishes from around the world.
  • 2pm, Wednesday, September 8 - Take and Make: Golden Snitch -- YouTube Premiere Link coming soon - Grab your broomsticks and reach new heights creating this quick and easy golden snitch that will lead you to victory! Take and Make kits will be available for pick up at the Library branches beginning September 1, while supplies last.
    • Activity Pack Flyer - Recommended supplies: golden ping pong ball, glue, glitter, 2 white feathers, glue dots
  • 2pm, Tuesday, September 14 - Messy Media: Spin Art -- YouTube Link coming soon - Enhance your artist abilities as you embark on a unique creative journey each session. 
    • Recommended supplies: acrylic paint in various colors, water, spinning device such as a lazy Susan, duct tape.
  • 2pm, Tuesday, September 21 - Messy Media: Watercolor Salt Painting -- YouTube Link coming soon - Enhance your artist abilities as you embark on a unique creative journey each session. 
    • Recommended supplies: watercolor paint, watercolor paper, paintbrushes, salt of any kind (table salt, sea salt, coarse salt, Epsom salts)
  • 2pm, Wednesday, September 22 - Take and Make: Wizarding House Scarf Bookmark -- YouTube Premiere Link coming soon - Keep your book pages cozy with this needlepoint house scarf fit for a wizard! Take and Make kits will be available for pick up at the Library branches beginning September 15, while supplies last.
    • Activity Pack Flyer - Recommended supplies: plastic canvas, stitching needle, various colors of yarn, scissors
  • Miércoles, octubre 6 a las 2pm - Hora de Arte: Flores Prensadas - enlace de YouTube será anunciado pronto - Personalice su decoración, preserve un recuerdo floral o cree regalos únicos para amigos y familiares utilizando diferentes técnicas de prensado de flores.
    • Materiales recomendados: Flores, papel absorbente, y un objeto pesado.
  • 2pm, Wednesday, October 13 - Take and Make: Mal de Ojo Bracelet - YouTube Premiere Link coming soon - Deeply ingrained in several cultures, this good luck charm catches the attention of those seeking spiritual tranquility. Take and make kits will be available for pick up beginning October 6, while supplies last. 
    • Activity Pack Flyer coming soon Recommended Supplies: 18 spacer beads, evil eye beads, 12-14 transparent faceted beads, elastic string, and scissors
  • 2pm, Wednesday, October 27 - Take and Make: Fall Fox Koozie - YouTube Premiere Link coming soon - Keep your beverages warm and cozy with a felt fox koozie. Take and make kits will be available for pick up beginning October 20, while supplies last. 
    • Activity Pack Flyer coming soonRecommended Supplies: Orange, white, and black felt, fox template, glue, and scissors

Kids and Family

Don't miss our Summer Learning Finale: 2pm, Tuesday, August 3! Visit our Summer Learning 2021 page for event details and links!

PBS KIDS Time

Virtual LIVE PBS KIDS Time events, brought to you by WUCF, your Central Florida PBS TV station!

Registration is required for each event. Visit wucf.org/familyevents to REGISTER and find the FREE at-home materials list, printables, and prep instructions. 

Registration for each event begins on the first of that month.

  • 10am, Saturday, September 11: Featured theme: Let's Go Luna
  • 10am, Saturday, October 16: Featured theme: Curious George
  • 10am, Saturday, November 13: Featured theme: Wild Kratts
  • 10am, Saturday, December 11: Featured theme: Ready Jet Go!
Storytime Friends

Stories come alive when your favorite Youth team plays, sings songs, and reads their favorite tales! Pick up Activity Packs from your local branch the week before each storytime, or download the instructional flyers below, to follow along with the crafts and activities!

11am, Thursdays - LIVE on Zoom: ZOOM LINK

Sunshine Readers Book Club

Zoom LIVE with our team of Librarians as they dig deeper into your favorite SSYRA books with exciting hands-on activities, author interviews, and trivia questions. On the first Thursday of every month, they bring TWO books from the Sunshine State Young Readers Award's list to life!

6pm, First Thursday of the Month - LIVE on Zoom: ZOOM LINK

  • September 1: Me and Banksy and The Unsung Hero of Birdsong, USA
  • October 7: The Unteachables and When Stars are Scattered

This program supports the Sunshine State Young Readers Award (SSYRA) program; a statewide program in collaboration with the Florida Association of Media (FAME) and the Florida Department of Education (DOE) motivating students in grades 6-8 to read.

Beanstack Challenges - #olsbeanstack

Accessible via osceolalibrary.beanstack.orgYou do not need to have a Library card or eCard to register and use Beanstack. Anyone regardless of whether they have a Library card can register and participate!