News Release

For immediate release - November 19, 2013

Christmas Crackers @ the East Lake County Library

East Lake County Library will be holding a Christmas Crackers craft for children to celebrate an international holiday tradition on December 7, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Christmas Crackers are part of Christmas celebrations primarily in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Commonwealth countries such as Australia, Canada, New Zealand and South Africa.

The cracker is a novelty item that each person receives at Christmas dinner. When opened it is filled with a party toy, a joke, a party hat, etc. and a special surprise. Each attendee will make two to take home with them. All supplies and instructions on construction will be furnished. There will be refreshments and holiday music.

This holiday craft is open to the first 25 kids to sign-up. Please visit or phone the circulation desk to sign-up. 352-383-9980.


Media contact:
George Dore
Branch Supervisor

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