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Tiny Tales

Saturday, February 13, 9:30 a.m.
Orlando Public Library
Children's Department

These programs, especially for infants from birth to 18 months, last approximately 15 minutes. The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Toddler Time

Saturday, February 13, 10:00 a.m.
Orlando Public Library
Children's Department

Stories and activities for children aged 18 to 36 months. The programs last approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs, poetry and Mother Goose rhymes, and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Storybook Fun

Saturday, February 13, 10:30 a.m.
Orlando Public Library
Children's Department

These read-aloud programs are recommended for children ages three to five and last approximately 25 minutes. Bring your children often to enjoy folk and animal tales, flannel and big book stories, plus rhymes, songs, and poetry.

Locomotion: How Animals Move

Saturday, February 13, 11:00 a.m.
Windermere Branch
Windermere - Meeting Room

Much can be learned from observing the bones associated with motion like diet and predator-prey relationships. Children will observe skeletal features that define a particular type of movement, and then name and imitate that movement. Recommended for grades 1-2. Seating is limited. Registration recommended. Call 407.835.7323 to register. #springfamilyfun #science

Extreme Animals

Saturday, February 13, 11:00 a.m.
Edgewater Branch
Edgewater - Meeting Room 1

View a showcase of exotic wildlife from all over the world that possess unique abilities. Presented by Extreme Animals, Inc. Seating is limited. Registration recommended. Call 407.835.7323 to register. #springfamilyfun #science #tween #preschool

Neo-Plastic Art

Saturday, February 13, 11:00 a.m.
Herndon Branch
Herndon - Meeting Room 1

Learn to create your own art using the neo-plastic style of Dutch painter Piet Mondrian. Ages 6-12. #tween

Animal Storytime presented by the Central Florida Fair

Saturday, February 13, 11:00 a.m.
Orlando Public Library
Papa Bear

Join us for a furry tale followed by an animal meet and greet! Visiting animals will vary by location. Ages 3-5. #preschool

Genealogy Rocks

Saturday, February 13, 11:00 a.m.
West Oaks Branch
West Oaks - Children's Area

Family history comes alive! Learn about genealogy with awesome games and a craft. Ages 6-12. #tween

PAWS to Read!

Saturday, February 13, 11:30 a.m.
North Orange Branch

Sign up to practice your reading skills by reading aloud to a loveable, furry listener. Be An Angel Therapy Dogs Ministry presents this reading program for children with certified therapy dogs. #weekofthefamily

Bugs and Other Creepy Crawlies Club

Saturday, February 13, 1:00 p.m.
Edgewater Branch

Explore the world of creepy crawlies with us and find out why they are not so creepy after all! Learn why insects are our important friends while looking at REAL insect specimens up close under REAL microscopes, all courtesy of the University of Central Florida's "Bug Closet." You will never look at insects the same way again!

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