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ALL CLASSES AND PROGRAMS ARE CURRENTLY VIRTUAL. CLICK LINKS IN THIS LISTING FOR DETAILS.
Introduction to Calligraphy
Friday, June 18, 11 a.m.
Explore the basics of the beautiful
art form, calligraphy. Students
will be introduced to a variety of
pens and materials used to create
different lettering styles.
Summer Salsa and Pinchos
Wednesday, June 16, 6 p.m.
Yamira Lee Johnson, head chef and
founder of Breaking Bread with Mira,
shows you how to make summer
salsa and pinchos chicken on a
skewer. Have a savory summer with
these delicious dishes.
Southwest Film Club
Tuesday, June 1, 7–8:30 p.m.
Truthfully, this program will take an
honest look at the life of magicianturned-skeptic The Amazing Randi.
Please watch the film, An Honest
Liar, available on Hoopla, and join
us for a group discussion.
Friday, June 4, 11 a.m.
Join Casman Mosby from
CarePlus Health Plans as we play
Virtual Bingo from the comfort
of your home to celebrate Brain
Monday, June 7, 11 a.m.
Get moving with this energizing
and relaxing chair yoga sequence
for all levels. Tap into the strength,
balance, flexibility and relaxation
that your body can provide you.
Requires use of a chair.
Stress Buster Art: Watercolor
Tuesday, June 8, 10:30 a.m.
A relaxing stress buster art
adventure creating a watercolor
geode painting inspired by real
geodes. Recommended for ages
18 and up.
Dungeons & Dragons
Thursday, June 10, 6–8 p.m.
Have you been wanting to play
D&D but don’t know how or where
to join? On the second Thursday
of each month you can learn, play
and teach the greatest game on
earth. Recommended for ages 16
The Story of the Blues:
Finding Your Voice
Friday, June 11, 3–4:30 p.m.
The Blues is a unique style of
music with a rich history. This
90-minute workshop features the
history of the Blues and will teach
participants how to write their
own Blues style song.
Tea & Conversation
Saturday, June 12, 2:30 p.m.
This monthly social is designed to
bring adults together. Share your
stories and have a cup of tea in
this celebration of everyday life.
Recommended for ages 18 and up.
Monday, June 14, 11 a.m.
Jessica Daly, Consumer Health
Librarian with Orlando Health,
will discuss why men should have
yearly checkups and take part in
Podcast Discussion Group
Tuesday, June 15, 7–8:30 p.m.
Like a book club, but instead
of reading a pre-selected
book, listen to informative
and interesting podcasts.
Recommended for ages 18 and
Friday, June 18, 10:30–11:45 a.m.
Imagine the possibilities: book
structures are not only fun to
make, but can be customized
to display art, write stories and
more. We will learn and practice
the Dot Dash bookbinding
Macramé Basics – Plant Hanger
Friday, June 18, 7:30 p.m.
Expand your creative skills and
join local macramé artist Hannah
Leto of Handmade by Hannah Leto
for a DIY plant hanger class. No
experience is necessary.
Mondays, June 21 & 28, 6:30 p.m.
Enjoy the witty words and playful
romance of Rosalind and Orlando.
Read and perform excerpts
from William Shakespeare’s
delightful comedy, As You Like It.
Recommended for ages 13 and up.
Jamaican Beef Patty
Tuesday, June 22, 6:30 p.m.
A Jamaican patty is an essential
cuisine for many Jamaicans. Join
culinary expert, Dianne Morin as
she demonstrates how to make a
traditional patty filling and crust.
Let’s Do Lunch
Friday, June 25, 12:30 p.m.
Library staff will demonstrate
making a quick lunch of vegetable
lo mein. Feel free to cook along
Fifty-Two Weeks of Gratitude
Monday, June 28, 3:30 p.m.
Grab a deck of playing cards, some
glue and pieces of paper from
around your home to create a
unique gratitude journal.
ART & DISPLAY
Food 101: Sustainable
Wednesday, June 23, 6:30 p.m.
The Food 101 series introduces
you to a new topic every month,
examining the historical and social
significance of what we eat.
Matthew Gurnsey –
The Kilted Man
Friday, June 25, 6:30 p.m.
Enjoy a performance by
Matthew Gurnsey, The
Kilted Man. Matthew
audiences with his
of traditional Irish and
Frida Kahlo: Celebrating the Art, Culture
and Traditions of México
Orlando Public Library, First Floor
On Display Through June 30
Explore the rich culture and artifacts of
México as well as artwork inspired by
Mexican icon, Frida Kahlo. Presented by
Casa de México with the participation of
Tertulia Cuatro Gatos. Artwork is available
for purchase and benefits the Friends of the
Orange County Library System. For inquiries,
visit Gifts & Greetings on the first floor of
Orlando Public Library, or call 407.835.7483.
For more information about Casa de México,
Revival of the Marketplace and Culture
On Display Through June
This photography exhibit re-imagines the
Great Depression-era figure Mary Poppins
as a modern-day Black woman invoking joy,
power and self-determination in communities
suffering from socioeconomic disparities.
Photographs by journalist Renata Sago with
her mother as the figure Black Mary. For more
information, visit blackmaryexhibit.com.
Seascapes and Geodes
On Display Through July
Inspired by her love of natural beauty and
nature, Ankita Rani Nagaraju creates beautiful
geode art using resin, stones, glitter and real
crystals and minerals in both decorative and
Failure is Impossible:
A History of Women’s Suffrage in America
Orlando Public Library, Second Floor
On Display Through August 1
Explore the lives of activists, reformers and
suffragettes who defined the decades-long
battle to win the right to vote for women.