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

March 2011

Volume 8 Issue 7

Save the Date:
National Library Week
April 10 - 16


Second Saturday

How to Get Your Kids Off the Bully Radar Second Saturday

Mental health counselor Jim West will share tips to help your student avoid and prevent bullying at school.





Author and the City

Lucas Daniel BoyceAuthor and the City

Orlando Magic Executive Lucas Daniel Boyce will talk about his meteoric rise from foster care to the White House and on to the NBA as covered in his book Living Proof.







Meet the Authors

Crossing the Elde BridgeMeet the Authors

Authors Maria Clark and David Lapham will discuss Clark's firsthand account of atrocities committed during her Nazi captivity and documented in the book Crossing the Elde Bridge.





What You Need to Know

Florida ArchaeologyArchaeology

Dr. Rachel Wentz, RPA of the Florida Public Archaeology Network, presents an archaeology series in honor of Florida Archaeology Month.




March Against Bullying

Taming the Wild Bully March Against Bullying

A special program series designed to help children, teens, parents and teachers deal with the bullying which unfortunately has become rampant in schools. 




Counsel for Caregivers

A Helping Hand of Healing Counsel for Caregivers

Attend the ongoing monthly seminar on caring for yourself and loved ones.






All Rise

Judge Alicia LatimoreAll Rise

The honorable Judge Alicia Latimore stops by to discuss her rags to robes story of ascending to the bench in a male-dominated profession.






Small Business...BIG Ideas

ReferenceUSA Small Business BIG Ideas

Get an in-depth look at ReferenceUSA, a popular database offering verified details on 14 million U.S. businesses and 210 million U.S. residents.





Wacky Jacky

Author Jaclyn Stapp Wacky Jacky

Former Florida beauty queen Jaclyn Stapp discusses her hit children's book Wacky Jack.






Pasta Making

Chef Dawn Viola Dawn Viola

Award-Winning Chef Dawn Viola presents a demonstration in cooking delicious pastas.







Movies in the Library

Live at the Library Product A League of Their Own

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

America's Newspapers Featured Database

This month's Featured Database is America's Newspapers, the electronic editions of valuable local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers - all in one easy-to-search database.

Florida Library of the Year

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