Adults

WPL Adult Services

The Winter Park Library offers Adult readers a variety of formats, along with DVDs and audiobooks. Members unable to visit in person may access materials via Hoopla and Libby to stream movies, music and downloadable eBooks. For the business-minded, the Library subscribes to local and national newspapers like the Orlando Sentinel, the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. Magazine afficionados will appreciate online access to Consumer Reports, Morningstar, and ValueLine. Historians and genealogists will enjoy Ancestry Library and Heritage Quest, and our state-of-the-art technology offers members the latest equipment and software while inviting creatives to journey into the world of virtual reality, 3D printing, and recording.

Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Winter Park Library
Room: Murrah Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Film & Music
Details:

Learn the fundamentals of the uke including tuning, hand positions, chord fingerings, strumming patterns and the fundamentals of reading music.

Partnership with Central Florida Community Arts.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

G-Mail Tips & Tricks

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Adult
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Winter Park Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Details:

Ages 18+. Go beyond sending and receiving with this hands-on workshop about Gmail features! This workshop will cover important features like spellcheck, formatting emails, searching your inbox, adding a signature, and attaching files.

Disclaimer(s)

This class is free, but registration is required. Register using the form below or by calling 407-623-3300.

This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tween" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Board Game Bonanza

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Preschool, Children, Tween, Teen, Adult
Library Branch: Winter Park Library
Room: Community Imagination Room
Age Group: Preschool, Children, Tween, Teen, Adult
Program Type: Technology & Gaming
Details:

Unplug and play at the library during our board game bonanza! Pick from a selection of board games to play with others while enjoying a snack. Drop in while supplies last.

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

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Listen to our Podcast!

The Winter Park Library has a new podcast! Winter Park Library: Books & Beyond highlights the many writers, artists, musicians, expert lecturers, and community leaders who present classes and events at the Library. Podcast host Michael Werner interviews these Library presenters to discuss their interests and passions and to learn what to expect from their classes and events at WPL. 

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Book Clubs

We have three book clubs for adults:

  • James Baldwin Book Group discusses books and films focused on the African American experience in the United States.
  • Better Read Book Club meets monthly to discuss whatever the participants are reading, no matter the genre or style.
  • Armchair Detectives Mystery Book Club for mystery lovers to discuss what they’re reading.
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Racial Justice Resources

Book lists and other content to support racial justice and understanding.

Research Databases

Consumer Reports

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Ratings, reviews, and information on thousands of products and services.

Value Line

Value Line

Invest smarter with Value Line. Anticipate a stock’s relative price performance potential for the coming six-to-12 months with analyses, projections and insightful commentaries. Online tutorial available.

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Reading Recommendations for Adults