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News Release

For immediate release - December 19, 2019

New year, new you!

 

Check out the top January events gearted towards growth!
All free. Full calendar of library events here.


Cooper Memorial Library
Craig Singleton Concert: Roarin’ in the ‘20s
Thursday, Jan. 2, 2019 @ 6pm - 7pm
All ages
Ring in the 2020s with top hits from the jazz age!
 

Leesburg Public Library
Celebrate the New Year with the Paul De Ritter Band
Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020 @ 1pm - 2pm
Adults
This group can go from playing "Sweet
Georgia Brown" to "Crocodile Rock" without
batting an eye. Come in for a fun and
musically magnificent hour!


Paisley County Library
Cooking Demo: Tuscan White Bean Skillet
Monday, Jan. 6, 2020 @ 11am
Adults
Make legumes fun again! This scrumptious
skillet meal is made from basic ingredients
for a quick and hearty one-pan dinner.
Free samples after the demo.


Umatilla Public Library
Five-week Quilting Course
Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 @ 1pm - 3pm
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 @ 1pm - 3pm
Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020 @ 1pm - 3pm
Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020 @ 1pm - 3pm
Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 @ 1pm - 3pm
Adults
Finally learn how to quilt! Taught by local artist
Sandi June for beginners and intermediate
learners. Please bring a pen and notebook
for the first lesson. Registration required.
Call the library at 352-669-3284.



Fruitland Park Library

AARP Driver Safety Class
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 @ 10am - 11:30am
Adults
This 90-minute workshop offers an interactive
way to stay up-to-date with the latest safety
technology in your current or future car.
Registration required. Call the library
at 352-360-6561.



Leesburg Public Library
Adulting 101 Series
Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 @ 5pm
Basic Car Repairs & Service
Taught by the Mech-Tech Institute of Orlando.
Learn how to check the oil, change a tire and more.
Teens & Adults
 

Adulting 101 Series
Monday, January 27, 2020 @ 5pm
Basic Cooking
Taught by the Roaming Gourmet Ze Carter.
Learn about food safety and how to
cook! Free samples after the demo.
Teens & Adults
 

Fruitland Park Library
Shutterbug: Amateur Photographers of Central Florida
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 @ 10am - 12pm
Adults
Dust off your camera and start using it!
All levels of experience are welcome.


Minneola Schoolhouse Library
Quit-Smoking Class
Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 @ 6pm - 7:30pm
Adults
Quitting tobacco isn't easy. Finding help should be!
The Minneola Schoolhouse Library has partnered
with Tobacco Free Florida to present a free class
with tools and services to help you get started.


Cagan Crossings Library
Technology Class: Computer Basics, Level 1
Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 @ 11:30am - 12:30pm
Adults
Learn how to use a computer and navigate
Windows 10. Registration required. Call the
library at 352-243-1840.



Marion Baysinger Memorial County Library
The Tech Guru Is In
Recurring every third Monday
Monday, Jan. 20, 2019 @ 1:30pm - 3:30pm
All ages
Learn how to use those new gadgets you
got for the holidays! Bring your cellphone,
laptop, Kindle, Apple watch, etc. for some
one-on-one, basic training!


Cagan Crossings Community Library
Utilizing Library Resources: Overdrive, Libby, & Flipster
Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 @ 10:30am - 1pm
Adults
Learn how to use Overdrive for ebooks, audiobooks
and movie streaming; Libby for ebooks and audiobooks;
and Flipster for digital magazines. Registration
required. Call the library at 352-243-1840.



Astor County Library
Past Finders Genealogy Club
Recurring every fourth Saturday
Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 @ 11am
Adults
Looking to start a family tree, or learn
new ways to discover your ancestry?
Join our group!


Astor County Library
Cooking Demo: One-pot Chicken Chow Mein
Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 @ 11am
Adults
Learn how to make a quick and easy meal
with this one-pot recipe! Free samples
after the demo.


Tavares Public Library
Public Poetry Series: Lunar New Year
Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 @ 2pm
All Ages
Poetry comes alive with readings performed
by Laura Sobbott Ross, Lake County’s first poet
laureate and a creative mix of local artists.
Join this study of Asian poetry and participate
in writing exercises.
 

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Media contact:
Keri Lyttle
Program Specialist
352-253-6180
klyttle@mylakelibrary.org

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