Books & Beyond: A monthly Library news and information publication sponsored by the Friends of the Library

January 2011

Volume 8 Issue 5

The Orange County Library System will be closed on Sunday, January 16 and Monday, January 17.

The Eatonville Branch will be closed on Friday, January 28 and Saturday, January 29 in honor of the Zora Neale Hurston Festival.

Second Saturday

Cracking Vault Disney Second Saturday

Author Jim Korkis will take you inside Vault Disney with stories from his tell-all book The Vault of Walt.






Winter Book Sale

50% Off Everything! Winter Book Sale

Shop our extensive collection of lightly used books and other materials priced half off at the annual Friends of the Library Winter Book Sale.






Tax Tips

Make 2011 Less Taxing Tax Tips

Get Free tax consulting advice from CPA Prithi Daswani.









Small Business...BIG Ideas

Brek DalrympleSmall Business Big Ideas

Learn how you can start your own successful small business with simple strategies from Brek Dalrymple.





Paranormal Discussion

Do you believe?Florida Ghost Team

Learn to understand everyday paranormal happenings with help from the Florida Ghost Team.





What You Need to Know

Stay in the know! What You Need to Know

This program series will keep you in the know on a number of topics including this month's theme, Traveling on a Budget.




Meet the Author

Joe Bileti Recall

Delve into the world of backdoor congressional dealings with author Joe Bileti.






Library Snapshot Day

January 25, 2011 Library Snapshot Day

You're invited to bring your camera to the library for Florida Library Snapshot Day!






Author and the City

Tim Baker Living the Dream

Author Tim Baker will share stories from his new book Living the Dream.







Pizza Perfect

Chef Dawn Viola Pizza

Join the upper crust of pizza making, Chef Dawn Viola, for a demonstration in cooking the perfect pizza pie.







Music in the Library

Live at the Library Music in the Library

Attend free concerts and movies at the Orlando Public Library on Fridays from noon to 1 p.m.






Book Clubs

Join the club! Book Clubs

Join an ongoing OCLS book club and meet others with similar interests and tastes.







Featured Database

Biography in Context Featured Database

This month's Featured Database is Biography in Context, a comprehensive database which provides brief and full-text biographies on 340,000 people from ancient times to the present.

Florida Library of the Year

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