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Winter Park Public Library

460 E New England Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States
(407) 623-3300

May 2016

Screenprinting w/CFAM at The Winter Park Public Library

May 14, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Winter Park Public Library, 460 E New England Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States

Join the Cornell Fine Arts Museum at The Winter Park Public Library for a screenprinting activity inspired by the art of Mexican artist Ruben Ortiz-Torres, whose work is included in the museum's upcoming exhibition "Displacement: Symbols and Journeys." This activity is free to the community and suitable for kids of all ages. No registration required.

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June 2016

Prepare, Don’t Panic: Get Ready for the SAT

June 18, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Winter Park Public Library, 460 E New England Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States

Attention Class of 2017 and beyond: The SAT is approaching quickly. Don’t panic, prepare! Build your confidence, learn key test strategies, understand your test scores, and develop an action plan for SAT success. SENSA Educational Systems will host a free Redesigned SAT Practice Test and Workshop. The day will include a 1 hour test strategies lesson, a full redesigned SAT practice test including grading and scoring, and a 30 minute parent/student information session. All workshop materials will be provided at…

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September 2016

Casual Gaming at Winter Park Public Library

September 12, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Winter Park Public Library, 460 E New England Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States

The Orlando Game Night Meetup Group hosts a monthly game night at the Winter Park Public Library. Game nights take place on the 2nd Monday of each month! • The game nights at the library are open to the public. Friends and relatives are welcome. • This is a kid friendly event. • Please bring a side, snack or beverage to share (no alcohol please). We will provide plates, cups, napkins and utensils. • The library has a small selection…

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No Asylum Screens in Global Peace Film Festival

September 25, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Winter Park Public Library, 460 E New England Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States

NO ASYLUM is the untold story of Anne Frank's father struggles to help his family immigrate. Could the Holocaust have been prevented? The world turned its back on the Franks, as well as many others who sought refuge from Nazi Germany. Something of a prequel to Anne's iconic diary, the documentary shares details of the Frank family story before they went into hiding in the attic. "Just when you thought you’d heard every vital story about the Holocaust, along comes…

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October 2016

Geoff Rodkey at Authors in the Park

October 1, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Winter Park Public Library, 460 E New England Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States

Authors in the Park Book Festival's keynote speaker is writer extraordinaire Geoff Rodkey! This is a great event for the whole family! He has mostly written books, movies, and TV shows…but he has also written for magazines, newspapers, video games, web sites, standup comedians, and even two United States Senators. Although as he states, "at least one of them would prefer that he didn’t mention that." Check out his latest book in the Tapper Twins Series, "Tapper Twins Run for…

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June 2017

Juneteenth: Remembering Rosewood

June 11, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Winter Park Public Library, 460 E New England Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States
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In 1923, a white mob stormed the small, prosperous African American community of Rosewood, near Florida’s Gulf Coast. Fueled by racial resentment, the mob terrorized the black residents, before burning the town to the ground. Retired educator Lizzie PRB Jenkins tells the story of Rosewood, FL where her aunt, Mahulda Gussie Brown Carrier, survived that violent night in January 1923. Presented in partnership with Crealde’s Hannibal Square Heritage Center

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Juneteenth: From Knowing to Remembering

June 18, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Winter Park Public Library, 460 E New England Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States
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Professor Trent Tomengo, Seminole State College Professor of Humanities, discusses the emancipation of Black people in America using visual art, literature and music created by Black people. He will also address the lasting impression these varied media leave on our collective memory, and why remembering is vital to the quality of our lives. Presented in partnership with Crealde’s Hannibal Square Heritage Center

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August 2017

Community Volunteer Fair

August 10, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Winter Park Public Library, 460 E New England Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States
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Get involved. Make a difference. Connect in the community. Explore volunteer opportunities and meet people from a variety of local organizations to find a volunteer match that works for you. Meet reps from: AARP Tax Aide Adult Literacy League Center for Independent Living City of Winter Park Sustainability Cornell Fine Arts Museum Cornerstone Hospice Freedom Ride Volunteers for Community Impact Winter Park Day Nursery Winter Park Public Library

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Remembering Elvis: An Author Talk with Bob Kealing

August 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Winter Park Public Library, 460 E New England Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States
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In 1956, his most crucial and transformative year, Elvis Presley played more live shows in his breakout state, Florida than any other. There are many little-known Florida connections: The King's moonshot to fame, rising from bottom-of-the-bill nobody to the stratosphere of music stardom. In his new book, Elvis Ignited, The Rise of an Icon in Florida, five-time Emmy-award-winning journalist Bob Kealing tells us the lost story of the role the Sunshine State played in his life and musical career. http://www.wppl.org/events/remembering-elvis-author-talk-bob-kealing

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September 2017

Life Screenings – Winter Park Library

September 17, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Winter Park Public Library, 460 E New England Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States
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Life Screenings in association with the Winter Park Library brings a monthly international short film screening exhibit to Central Florida. This 80 minute event goes beyond movie night and into a shared experience which includes films, filmmakers, lovers of film and conversation. International filmmakers are Skyped in to participate in an encouraged, relaxed exchange of ideas. All films are curated with the intention of showing a world we desire to live in. Free wine, cheese and crackers will be supplied…

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Princess Bride Interactive Movie Night

September 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Winter Park Public Library, 460 E New England Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States
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Celebrate 30 years of The Princess Bride bringing your family and friends to our movie event. There will be no shushing as we rhyme with Fezzik, announce vengeful intentions with Inigo, profess your love with Westley, and proclaim "this isn’t a kissing book.” Dress like your favorite character and use our props to make things even more entertaining. The program is free but registration is requested. For more info or to register, call 407-623-3300, ext. 4 or visit http://www.wppl.org/events/interactive-princess-bride

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Black Cow Jumps – Winter Park Library

September 29, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Winter Park Public Library, 460 E New England Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States
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Black Cow Jumps is an exploration of life through theater which flows from the absurd to the intimate. Performers - vulnerable, open and present - present an array of original vignettes portraying a world honest to them. Music, performance art, storytelling, movement and the act of being drives Black Cow Jumps’ narratives. Created by Banks Helfrich, this connective performance engages the audience in a sense of mischievous playfulness and stream of consciousness reflection. This 70 minute presentation concludes with an…

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July 2018

Drugwatch Screening of “The Bleeding Edge”

July 10, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Winter Park Public Library, 460 E New England Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States
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Join Drugwatch on Tuesday, July 10 at 6:30 p.m. for a free screening of the Netflix Original documentary "The Bleeding Edge." The film by Academy Award-nominated filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering exposes the dark side of the medical-device industry. The Hollywood Reporter calls it " a terrifying eye-opener!"

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September 2018

Global Peace Film Festival

September 20, 2018 - September 23, 2018
Winter Park Public Library, 460 E New England Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States
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Various prices

The Global Peace Film Festival, established in 2003, uses the power of the moving image to further the cause of peace on earth. WPPL will be featuring films from September 20-23. Check out the ticket link to see more information on the films. From the outset, the GPFF envisioned “peace” not as the absence of conflict but as a framework for channeling, processing and resolving conflict through respectful and non-violent means. The festival program is carefully curated to create a…

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January 2019

Life Screenings International Film Festival

January 20, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Winter Park Public Library, 460 E New England Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States
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Life Screenings International Film Festival in association with the Winter Park Library bring a monthly short film exhibition to Central Florida. International filmmakers are Skyped in to participate in a relaxed discussion of their creations. All films are curated with the intention of showing a world we desire to live in.

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April 2019

April Meeting

April 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Winter Park Public Library, 460 E New England Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States
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FREE

This month, we will share our 24-Hour Visual Journals from last month’s workshop with Rachel Simmons and participate in a bookbinding demo with Whitney Broadaway. Next Meeting will be 13 May.

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June 2019

Speak from the Heart

June 4, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Winter Park Public Library, 460 E New England Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States
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Hear personal stories of self-acceptance, coming out, self-expression, and gaining confidence from adult and young adult panel members. Hear one parent’s witness of being a parent to a gay child, coming out to friends and family, and being a straight ally. Members and allies of the LGBTQ+ community are welcome. Partnership with One Alliance Orlando, the Zebra Coalition, and PFLAG Orlando. Enroll here: https://www.wppl.org/speak-heart

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October 2019

Banks Helfrich presents “no assumptions”

October 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Winter Park Public Library, 460 E New England Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States
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FREE

This is a Free Event with complimentary wine, beer, sodas and water. no assumptions politics/policy, religion and dance Life Screenings International Film Festival and Black Cow Jumps - Orlando’s Experimental Theatre Project curator, Banks Helfrich explores civil discourse with “no assumptions.” This 82 minute live happening brings politics, religion and dance into a setting where people of differing opinions civilly interact. In the round, a moderator and 2 guests with opposing policy/religious views discuss/educate/entertain/ connect with an audience watching/asking questions/partaking…

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November 2019

Fantasmicon

November 9, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Winter Park Public Library, 460 E New England Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States
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Fantasmicon 2019 will be the premiere inaugural comic convention event in the Winter Park area. Nerds, geeks, and weebs everywhere will converge on Winter Park Library to celebrate all things related to comics, gaming, anime, Japanese culture, science fiction, and much much more. If you love a certain fandom then rest assured it will be represented here in full force. Dressing up in your favorite costume from your favorite comic, show, anime, or game is not only allowed but encouraged.…

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June 2020

The Resilience of Black Music – Facebook LIVE

June 24, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Winter Park Public Library, 460 E New England Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States
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Black music breaks barriers and moves people. It inspires generation after generation of artists and music lovers. In this session, local music educator and performer Maria Olivia Bryant shares the history of this genre and its importance to the world. Keyboards by Jarvis Brown. Audience Q & A follows this talk.

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February 2021

Symposium with Banks Helfrich

February 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Winter Park Public Library, 460 E New England Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789 United States
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Explore civil discourse in this 90-minute live happening where people of differing opinions respectfully discuss politics, religion, and more. Register using the form below or call 407-623-3300, ext. 3. This event is following the Library's limited-capacity procedure, in line with the CDC's social distancing guidelines. To accommodate this, we will only have 12 seats available and already placed in the room; there will be no additions. Each person attending must wear a mask throughout the entire class. Every individual must enroll by…

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