805 East Plant Street
Winter Garden, FL 34787
Monday - Thursday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Friday and Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
If you haven't been to the library in a while it may surprise you to know that most public libraries have evolved into multimedia resource centers with their huge collections of books, DVD's, audio books, music CD's, computers witih internet access, and lots more. Whether you're in the mood for an inspiring biography, a favorite classic movie, or a good novel to take your mind off things, the library is the place to be. With it's quiet and relaxing atmosphere the library is an island of peace and tranquility. Winter Garden, FL 34787 Library
At the Winter Garden Library you'll find great spots to read, whether it be a comfortable chair, a table and chair, or a seat by the window. They have a very inviting section for children set set apart from the main area, with an extensive collection of children's books, games, and kid-friendly computers.
You may enjoy participating in any of the many library events, activities or classes. Find out what is available with times and dates by visiting the Winter Garden Library and picking up a copy of the Orange County Library System monthly magazine. Or visit the Orange County Library website at www.ocls.info.
Free Classes: The Winter garden Library offers everything from Computer Basics to Photoshop, and language classes to learn English.
Free Programs: For all you parents out there, the library offers free programs for kids throughout the year including the summer holidays. Here are few programs offered at the Winter Garden Branch:
Family Movie Night: The first Thursday each month at 6:30pm.
Goodnight Winter Garden: Come in your favorite pajamas and bring your teddy to enjoy bedtime stories, milk and cookies! Ongoing program every third Thursday at 7:00pm. Winter Garden, FL 34787 Library
Tiny Tales......rhyme time for you and your baby (birth to 18 months) Wednesdays 11:15am.
Toddler Time......stories/activities (18 to 36 months) Wednesdays 10:45am.
Storybook Fun......for your little ones (ages 3-5) Wednesdays 10:15am
Teen Programs: Poetry Contests, Art Contests, Rock Band, Acting... and so much more when you join the TLC. Volunteer with the Teen Library Corps and give back a little "TLC" to your library and community. Plan programs, help out at events, give suggestions for teen services, meet new people and earn community service hours for school. If you are between the ages of 13-18 and love to have fun, join TLC today! For more information call 407-835-7323 or online at www.ocls.info/Children/Teen/default.asp.
Gaming Nights at 7:00pm - check listing for dates.
Books On Tape: No time to read? No Problem. The Winter Garden Library has a nice selection of a book on tape. Check out some of your favorites audio books and play them in the car on your commute to work, or give one to that special person in a nursing home who is losing their sight.
Videos / DVDs: You may be surprised at the selection of movie videos and DVDs that the Winter Garden Library carries, and they are all free to borrow!
Instructional Tapes: The Winter Garden Library carries a large selection of “how to” videos and cassette tapes for almost any hobby or skill you’d like to learn. They also carry a good selection of language tapes and books if a language is something you’d like to study.
CDs: A great way to try out new music and popular bands at the Winter Garden Library with a nice selection of music CD's available.
Computer & Internet Access: The Winter Garden Library offers computer and Internet access for free. If you don’t have computer access at home, or if your computer is in for repairs you can still have all the benefits that the Internet has to offer, including Wi-Fi.
Video & Computer Games: The Library now carries computer games and video games such as PS2, X-Box and Nintendo DS that can be checked out. A great way to test drive a game before you buy!
Other services that are helpful are the free home delivery service, which is wonderful for someone who is unable to drive to the library, and receiving emails with the dues dates on borrowed library books, which is wonderful for saving on those late fees! Winter Garden, FL 34787 Library
Winter Garden, FL 34787 Library
More Library Information
Audio Books - on tape and CD
Videos and DVD's - informational and entertainment
Games - PS2, X-Box, Nintendo DS
Magazines & Newspapers
Computers - For Orange County Card Holders - Internet access, Wi-Fi,
word processing and online reference resources including the library
catalog. There are 18 computers available for public access at the
Winter Garden Library. Walk-ins welcome, or call ahead to reserve your
time. Non- card holders can purchase a PC pass at the library.
Drive-up Window and book drop.
Story Programs - Regularly scheduled each week. Tiny Tales for babies ages birth to 18 months, Toddler Time for ages 18 to 36 months, Storybook Fun for Preschoolers.
Fax Service - $1.00 per page local, $2.00 per page long distance, $10.00 per page international.
Photocopy machine - 15 cents per page.
Occasionally the Library will display the work of a local artist. To volunteer to display art, or to volunteer to perform either speech or music call: 407-835-7481.
No fee for library card.
Parent or guardian registers for children under age 18.
Library cards valid for 4 years.
Books/Audio Books - 3 weeks. Books can be renewed for another 3 weeks if not requestable.
Music CD's's - 3 weeks.
Videos & DVD's - 1 week. Some movies are renewable. Newer movies are not renewable.
Games - 1 week.
Renewals in person, by phone or online.
Books/Audio Books - 25 cents per day per title.
Music CD's - 25 cents per day per CD.
Videos/DVD's/Games - $1.00 per day per title.
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