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April - June 2012     Volume: 16 Issue: 2
Congratulations Tom Merchant!
Tom Merchant, Library Services Division Manager has announced his retirement.
Local Authors Day at the Lady Lake Public Library
The Lady Lake Public Library announces Local Authors Day, an event to foster a sense of community in the area's literary scene, on Wednesday, April 18th from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Lake County Library System Celebrates Money Smart Week at Your Library
Money Smart Week, April 21-28, 2012, is a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances.
The Boy in the Suitcase: Holocaust Family Stories of Survival
Dr. Sheryl N. Cohn and The Boy in the Suitcase: Holocaust Family Stories of Survival will be held on Thursday, April 19th, 2012, at 5:00 p.m. in the Cooper Memorial Library.
In the Garden a success!
The 2012 Festival of Reading held March 26th through 31st surpassed all expectations with our internationally best-selling authors captivating audiences throughout the county!
HarperCollins Author, Gilbert King, visits Groveland
Author of the newly released book Devil in the Grove, Mr. King captivated an audience of almost 70 people at an Authors @ the Library program on Tuesday, April 3rd.
Adult Reading Club at Cooper Memorial Library
Do you want to be a better reader? Improve your reading skills with a good story! Adults should consider joining this club...
Job Counseling Program expands AGAIN!
Lake County Library System and Goodwill Industries of Central Florida, Inc. Job Center expand the employment skills workshops in the community.
Conversation Clubs
Do you want to practice your English conversation skills? Conversation Clubs are FREE informal groups where you can practice your speaking skills.
Planning Ahead for Summer Fun
There’s no reason to take a vacation from learning during the summer months when the public library has so much to offer kids – even bored and restless ones.
Tips and Tricks for Everyday Things
Ten (totally random and in no particular order) tips for everyday things.
First Annual South Lake Green Festival a BIG success!
On March 17, 2012, 500 adults and children joined 33 local businesses and performers for the First Annual South Lake Cooper Memorial Green Festival. There was something for everyone to enjoy.
Author Robert Macomber Visits Leesburg
Award winning maritime author Robert Macomber made a big splash at Leesburg during the Festival of Reading when he presented The Southernmost War - the naval Civil War in Florida.
Adult Summer Reading Program in Leesburg
Our Adult Summer Reading Program theme this year is Between the Covers. Have you looked between the covers of a great book lately?
The Soldier and the Angel: Compassion During the War Between the States
You may know Don Polly as a musician, but he's also an author. Come see him in his Civil War uniform and listen to an amazing tale.
Fruitland Park Library, Where Great Things Happen!
Special events and programs in your library.
Guys Read at the Paisley Library
Paisley is starting a new reading initiative for the guys of the area using the "Guys Read" website plus updates from the library.
Women and Money
The Women and Money programs presented by Julie England from UF/IFAS Lake County Extension will help women learn how to manage their money and their future.
It's a Blast!
Text blasting from the Leesburg Public Library is here. Just text us your mobile number and we will begin to send you text message blasts of upcoming events and important dates. Text leesburglibrary at 66746.
Tavares Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale
The Spring Book Sale will be held on Saturday, April 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Tavares Civic Center, 100 E. Caroline Street.
Tavares Upcoming Programs and Events
Program and event lineup for the City of Tavares Public Library.
New Programs for Adults
The Marion Baysinger Memorial County Library will be offering programs on job hunting and money management skills.
Limited Edition Suncatcher / Ornament Fundraiser
The City of Tavares Public Library is offering a limited edition suncatcher/ornament in an effort to raise funds to replace their 13-year-old carpet with beautiful wood laminate flooring. All proceeds from the sale of the suncatcher will go to this fund.
Minneola Used Book, Bake and Yard Sale
Minneola Friends of the Library Used Book, Bake and Yard Sale extravaganza will be held at Minneola City Hall on Friday, May 4, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Helen Lehmann Memorial Library Welcomes New Director
Martha Policke joins the staff in Montverde.
JB Boondocks Bar and Grill and Marianne Beck Memorial Library Join Forces
Food and Fundraising is happening every Tuesday in the month of May 2012. Enjoy a delicious meal overlooking Little Lake Harris and benefit the Howey Library at the same time.
Need Help? Tuesdays are Special at the Leesburg Public Library!
Extra help is available at the Leesburg Library for anyone needing job counseling, or applying for Medicaid or food stamps.
Bookmarks from the W. T. Bland Public Library
Updates on construction and programs.
East Lake Happenings
Updates from the East Lake County Library.
Astor Library Receives Support for Summer Reading
The Friends of the Astor Library will be handing over a check at their meeting on April 19th to Branch Manager, Pamela Goodson, specifically to be used for Summer Reading Programming.
Need Free Help?
Do you need help applying for Florida Medicaid, food stamps, or temporary cash assistance?
 Teen News
We have a vast array of music coming to Orlando!
Five bands will be competing for a total cash prize of $600 on May 5, 2012.

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