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[27 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Help, please!

UPDATE: As of Friday, April 29, the House & Senate are DEADLOCKED over this issue. Thank you for the response!
State funding for libraries is in jeopardy. Our local allocation has steadily decreased over the past few years, but now the entire program may be gutted. To make matters worse, if the Florida legislature cuts the State Aid to Libraries program, our state will become ineligible for the federal funding that we have used for local projects, such as digitization of our historical photographs and literacy training for hospitality workers. Would …

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[13 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Book Bites discusses The Help

Join us May 12 at 4:30 when we will discuss the wildly popular novel The Help by Kathryn Stockett.

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[11 Apr 2011 | One Comment | ]
National Library Week

Looking to start the next chapter in your life’s story? Check out the resources available to you at your library. With tools to help you search for a new job, resources to help your kids with their homework and, of course, books to expand the horizons of your dreams – it’s all free at your library. Celebrate National Library Week, April 10-16, and create your own story @ your library. So, how DO you celebrate National Library Week?
Here are some suggestions:
Get your library card, then check out lots of books …

Cool for Kids, Cool for Teens, Key West Event »

[9 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Saturday Tween/Teen Programs

 
 
Clubs for kids 12 to 18!
Gaming
Music
Books
Video
Movies
Manga
Theatre
and more…even a Sew Club! 

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[9 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Saturday Tween/Teen Programs

 Clubs for kids 12 to 18!
Gaming
Music
Books
Video
Movies
Manga
Theatre
and more…even a Sew Club! 

Cool for Kids, Cool for Teens, Key West Event »

[9 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Saturday Tween/Teen Programs

Clubs for kids 12 to 18!
Gaming
Music
Books
Video
Movies
Manga
Theatre
and more…even a Sew Club! 

Cool for Teens, Events, Key West Event »

[9 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Library Teen Advisory

Develop and promote Teen programs!  Plan for guest speakers, talent shows, and stand up comedy, poetry slams, and dances.  Teens will also make recommendations for new materials for collection development like graphic novels and movie selections.  Teens will get to participate in providing positive support for clubs such as Gaming Club, Chess Club, Anime Club, Sewing Club, Art Club, and best of all:  Book Clubs!
*Check with your guidance counselor to see if you can earn community service credit!!!
Meetings are held on Fridays @ 4:30 in the Teen Room
For more information …

Cool for Teens, Events, Key West Event »

[9 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Library Teen Advisory

Develop and promote Teen programs!  Plan for guest speakers, talent shows, and stand up comedy, poetry slams, and dances.  Teens will also make recommendations for new materials for collection development like graphic novels and movie selections.  Teens will get to participate in providing positive support for clubs such as Gaming Club, Chess Club, Anime Club, Sewing Club, Art Club, and best of all:  Book Clubs!
*Check with your guidance counselor to see if you can earn community service credit!!!
Meetings are held on Fridays @ 4:30 in the Teen Room
For more information …

Cool for Kids, Key West Event »

[9 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

Friday Mornings @11am
This program is a interactive Story Hour for Preschoolers ages 3 years to 5 years of age. 
Parents, Caregivers, and Toddlers are all invited to share in our fun filled story time with Books, puppets, songs, finger play, and crafts followed by free play social time.
*Check the schedule for Special Programs for each month.

Cool for Kids, Key West Event »

[9 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

Friday Mornings @11am
This program is a interactive Story Hour for Preschoolers ages 3 years to 5 years of age. 
Parents, Caregivers, and Toddlers are all invited to share in our fun filled story time with Books, puppets, songs, finger play, and crafts followed by free play social time.
*Check the schedule for Special Programs for each month.