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Dr. Seuss's Birthday Party at Tavares Library
We celebrated Dr. Seuss's birthday with games, a bounce house, face painting, Mr. Magic and more.
BookFest Epic Opening
Beautiful event in the Tavares Pavilion on the Lake
2015 Bookmark Design Contest Winners
Author Chris Tozier at the Astor Library
Author Chris Tozier presented a great program at the Astor County Library during this year's Lake BookFest.
Santa Storytime at the Tavares Library
Santa came and visited the library during a special holiday storytime. Bears were given away and cookies were made and eaten.
Architecture day for the homeschoolers
The students had a wonderful afternoon learning all about architecture. They built bridges and towers and castles and spheres! Thank you Meredith for doing such a great job!
Dreams and Nightmares
2015 BookFest Library Displays
Read to the Dogs @ Astor Library
4 dogs plus lots of children makes for a fun evening at the library!
2014 Trash to Fashion Show Contest
On October 18, 2014 Lake County Library System held a very special fashion show.
Homeschool Day 9/29/14 Grammar
Our homeschooler's had a great afternoon reviewing and learning some new grammar.
Local author @ Marianne Beck Memorial Library
Maddie Lock reads her new children's book for toddler story hour.
Fizz! Boom! Read! @ Umatilla Library
Summer Reading Program at the Umatilla Public Library
Fizz Boom Read at Cooper Memorial Library
Princess Tea Party @ Astor Library
Prince Charming & his princesses host the little princesses at the library.
ELC 2014 Fizz Boom READ
2014 Summer Reading Program
Yehaa Bob Visits the Astor Library
Music, fun, & interactive entertainment at the Astor Library.
Bouncing Balls at the Astor Library
Miss Margee teaches the kids how to make bouncing rubber balls.
FizzBoomRead Magic Show at Astor
Keith Tusing entertains the audience with magic at his FizzBoomRead program on July 14.
Making Volcanoes at the Astor Library!
Making volcanoes science experiment is a big hit.
Mad Science Party in Paisley
Our last program of the summer we drew for the grand prizes. After that, the staff got pie in the face by the kids.
Mindcraft Maniacs in Paisley
Who knew legos were so involved. This State winning group sets up missions that their robot has to complete.
Make it, Take it...Periscopes in Paisley
Robot & the Bird Program at Paisley
This story was made from David Lucas's Robot and the Bluebird. It's about a rusted old robot that helps a stranded visitor go home.
CSI: Solve a Library Mystery in Paisley
First we introduced fingerprint types, bite marks and shoe prints. Then the kids got to figure out...Who made the mess in the library?
Flying Clown Fish Visits Astor Library
The amazing flying clown fish 'swam' through the air to the amazement of a crowd.
Face Painting with Mandi @ Astor
Mandi the Face Painter visits the Astor Library & delights the kids!
Make it, Take it...Tye Dye! at Paisley
Making Floam in Paisley
Caring Canines Therapy Dogs 6/23/14
Caring Canines Therapy Dogs came in to be read & greatly enjoyed it!
Remy Time Kickoff June 17, 2014
Families impacted by ASD, autistic syndrome disorders, are welcomed to join us.
Make it, Take it..Potato Launchers in Paisley
Bubbleology 101 at Paisley
Today was an excuse to get out the bubbles and paint and go crazy. From bubble art to human in the bubble..we made a mess!!
Circus Training Day in Paisley
Science Experiments at Marion Baysinger Library
SECO Program 6-23-14
Justin from SECO educates about electric safety in and around the home.
Illusion Profusion at Paisley
Magic or optical illusion? Are they the same. We play with tricks of the mind this week.
June 8 Summer Reading Kick-off
W. T. Bland Public Library in Mount Dora held an outdoor event to launch the library system's summer reading programs.
Summer at Cooper Memorial Library 2014
Cooper Memorial Library had a great summer this year!
Fruitland Park Public Library summer performers
Free fun programs for all ages at the city's Casino Building.
City of Tavares Public Library summer fun
Performers and science experiments and more at the library.
Swamp Girl Adventures at the Astor Library
Swamp Girl brought her 'critters' to the Astor library on June 16th to entertain and educate her enthralled audience.
Zoo Mom at Paisley
Grossology Week in Paisley
Exploding Colors at the Astor Library
Mad Science Experiment Exploding Colors enjoyed by kids at the Astor Library
Astor Library's Picnic in the Park
Kickoff program for Summer Reading on 6/9/14. Meet the firemen at the picnic in the park!
Making Nuclear Slime in Paisley
Mad Science @ the Paisley Library 2014
Weird Science Paisley Library Program 2014
Paisley Library kicks off this years summer reading program with Science Verse by Jon Scieszka
MBML Homeschooler's Science Day January 27th 2014
MBML held a Science day for the homeschool students in Howey.
East Lake County Library K'Nex
Every 2nd Wednesday from 4pm-5pm, East Lake County Library Kids Collaborations creates with K'nexs.
Just for something different, the kids decided to do a challenge.
Viva 500 Skit "Ponce de Leon Discovers Florida"
The Cooper Memorial Library Tab Players put on a play by Ann Reaves from her book "Play a Part in Florida."
Puppet Show held at Marianne Beck Memorial Library October 5, 2013
Paisley September Display
The front of this display are posters of movies that have come out recently or in the near future.
Star Wars Day
Almost 600 people turned out for Cagan Crossings Library's annual Star Wars Day. The force was truly with us!
Umatilla Summer Reading Program
Astor Summer Reading Club Party
Pizza Party for those who completed the 2013 summer reading program at Astor.
Our Vital Earth @ Paisley
Tops & Bottoms@ Paisley
A cute story by Janet Stevens.
Swamp Girl Adventures @ Astor
Swamp Girl Adventures was the final program in the Astor County Library's summer offerings.
Paisley Crafty Critters
at the Paisley Library
Magician Todd Kay @ the Astor Library
Children and adults alike enjoyed Todd Kay's magic program on Monday, June 24th, at the Astor County Library.
Florida Fossil Hunters
At the Paisley Library
Fun at the Paisley Library
Summer Reading at Cagan
Fun programs for children and families!
John Storms brings his reptiles to the Astor County Library.
At the Paisley Library
Elizabite Adventures of a Carnivorous Plant
Fun activities at the Paisley Library
Paisley Library Gets ready for Summer Reading Program
Dig Into Reading!
Dig into reading this summer at the library!
Kids have fun in the Cooper Memorial Library afterschool STEM program.
South Lake Green Festival 2013
Froggy and Geronimo Stilton at the South Lake Green Festival at the Cooper Memorial Library.
African American Book Club of Clermont
The African American Book Club of Clermont, Florida donated a set of choice titles for Black History Month.
Ms. V. Strom donated $10,000 to the Friends of the Cooper Memorial Library fo the children's library.
Paisley December Afterschool Programs
Umatilla Library Dream Big and Read
Summer Reading Program 2012
Central Florida Zoo
Making Pine Cone Owls
Life on Mars with Linda Goff
The Three Little Aliens
I Need My Monster
Engelbert Sneem and his Dream Vacuum Machine
During dream week we did a funny story about a mean character that steals children's dreams.
Paisley Model Club
Youth and Adults meet the last Tuesday of each month to build model kits. Planes, boats, cars , etc.
Dream Big! Read!
Summer Reading Game for Children
Spring Into Fun
Spring has sprung at the Cooper Memorial Library.
Stuffed Animal Sleepover 2011
The Second Annual Slumber Party at the Cooper Memorial Library.
Snapshot Day 2011
Florida Library Snapshot Day in Lake County
Events of the 2011 Season at Cooper Memorial Library
More Trash to Fashion!
Local Authors Day
First Annual Day to celebrate local authors!
Worldwide Day of Play
September 24, 2011 was Nickelodeon's Worldwide Day of Play. We celebrated in Howey in the Hills by playing lots of games!
Kids @ Cooper
Check out the fun kids are having at Cooper Memorial Library.
Marianne Beck Memorial Library Cornstarch Experiment
We mixed 109 pounds of cornstarch with water in a kid's swimming pool.
Paisley Summer Reading 2011
Photos from the One World, Many Stories summer reading program.
Minneola Program Fun!
Special programs for youth and adults.
Tavares Library Summer Reading Program 2011
Includes One World, Many Stories Program for Youth, and more for Teens and Adults
One World, Many Stories
Summer Reading Game 2011 Read for fun and prizes. Have fun @ your library.
Easter Special 2011
Celebrating Easter at the library with Mr. & Ms. Bunny and our egg hunt.
The Serenity Hills Llama Ranch of Groveland brought two llamas and two alpacas for a llamarific storytime.
St. Patrick's Day
We tried to trap a leprechaun...but he got away. Not before he got us back, though.
President's Day Craft
Children who came to the library on President's Day for storytime, and created an Uncle Sam mask.
Florida Library Snapshot Day
Library Snapshot Day provides a way for libraries across the state to show what happens in a single day.
Florida Library Snapshot Day @ Cooper
Florida Library Snapshot Day! Check out the rest of Florida's libraries on Flickr.com.
St. Nicholas visted the libraries and brought holiday cheer to our youngest patrons.
Stuffed Animal Sleepover 2010
National Gaming Day 2010
We celebrate National Gaming Day at the Library with board games, cards and Mario Kart Wiiiiiiiiiiii!
Halloween Spooktacular @ Cooper Memorial Library
Photos from the Halloween party at the Cooper Library October 30, 2010.
Make Waves Photography Contest @ Cooper
The Make Waves teens have entered photos for our water themed photography contest.
Make a Splash
Play the Summer Reading Game at the library!
iRead -- Percy Jackson Book Club
For "Sea of Monsters" we made a sea of monsters.
Our libraries are decorating for Thanksgiving -- especially in the children's rooms.
Famous Authors for Children and Teens
Linda Goff and Jessica Luby had the opportunity to attend the 2009 FAME Conference.
Star Wars @ the Library
Cagan Crossings had special guests on Aug. 15th, 2009 including Darth Vader, Storm Troopers, Bounty Hunters and Jawas.
2009 "Be Creative" Summer Programs
Summer Reading Programs at the Libraries
2009 Festival of Reading Children's Events
The 2009 Festival of Reading hosted children's authors for our youth patrons.
Catch the Reading Bug
The 2008 Summer Reading Programs provided fun and educational entertainment.
2009 Bookmarks Award Ceremony
The Bookmarks Contest Awards Ceremony was held on March 28, 2009 at the Leesburg Public Library
Children's Programs and Events
Photos from various youth programs held at your Lake County Libraries.
Valentines Day at Paisley County Library
Llamas at Leesburg Public Library
February 2, 2008
2007 Youth Summer Reading Programs
Gingerbread House Workshop
East Lake County Library
2006 Holiday Season
Celebrating the Holiday Season at the Libraries
Halloween 2006 at Marion Baysinger Library
Halloween with Ralph Rousseau's Magic Show and a Costume Contest!
Pumpkin Decorating at East Lake County Library
Crafts at the library
Preschool Storytime crafts at Fruitland Park Library
Fall Programs at Citrus Ridge County Library
2005 Fall Children's programs at Citrust Ridge County Library
Storytime with Commissioner Debbie Stivender
Storytime with Commissioner Pool
2006 Summer Reading Programs
Photos from all the fun activities and events at the Libraries for Summer 2006
Musica y Libros
Karaoke and piano music lead by Cuban and Puerto Rican musicians.
2006 Festival of Reading Youth Events
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