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

July 2011

Volume 8 Issue 11

Second Saturday

UCF Opera at the Library Second Saturday

Enjoy performances by UCF Opera and a discussion with Executive Director Thomas Potter.






Soar with Reading

Help raise readers! Soar with Reading

Help JetBlue encourage young readers to pick up a book this summer and travel the world of literature. 







Smart Irrigation Workshop

Wet 'N Wallet Smart Irrigation Workshop

Don't let summer utility spikes dampen your day. Learn how to conserve water and lower your costs in the sweltering Florida heat.





Author and the City

Silianise Moise Author and the City

Hear from Silianise Moise, author of the book Life Is Not a Fairy Tale But...







Meet the Author

Sharhonda WilsonMeet the Author

Author Sharhonda Wilson will discuss her book Lunchroom Delight, a delightful children's story about one boy's campaign against PB&J.






Health & Safety Fair

We're here to health! Health and Safety Fair

Family and friends alike are invited to the Orlando Public Library for a health and safety fair featuring local organizations and companies.





Small Business Big Ideas

Basic Contract Law for Small BusinessesSmall Business Big Ideas

Grow your small business with advice from local businesses at this ongoing series.









Counsel for Caregivers

A Helping Hand of Healing Counsel for Caregivers

Learn how you can enhance your life while maintaining proper care for your loved one in need at this ongoing program series.






Power 2 Improv

Matt Gervia Power 2 Improv

Learn the FUNdamentals of improvisation and participate in an Improv event with help from master performer Matt Gervia.






What You Need to Know

What You Need to Know About Your Health What You Need to Know

This month you'll learn all you need to know about maintaining a healthy lifestyle through exercise, healthy eating practices and more.





Movie in the Library

Now showing at the Library! Movie in the Library

Attend free performances and movie screenings at the Orlando Public Library.








Book Clubs

Join the club! Book Clubs

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





Featured Database

Read the Books Featured Database

This database is a fun way to find that next great read!  Read the book summary and see if it is recommended by others.  Add your vote after you read the book and tell your friends to use Read the Books!