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

August 2011

Volume 8 Issue 12

Second Saturday

Life is a Beach: The Archaeology of Florida’s Coasts Second Saturday

Dr. Rachel Wentz will examine life among the Calusa tribe along Florida's coasts.




A Market RevolutionHispanics A Market Revolution

Hear marketing strategies for reaching the growing Hispanic demographic in Central Florida. 







Disney On Ice

FREE Tickets! Disney On Ice

Find out how you can get FREE tickets to Disney On Ice at the Amway Center by checking out items from the library.







Home School Orientation

Education on your doorstep! Home School Orientation

Learn about the benefits of home schooling and receive guidance on how to develop a home education strategy.






Local Authors Festival

Buy local, by locals! Local Authors Festival

Meet and greet with your favorite local authors, purchase their books and get them signed on the spot.






21 Secrets of the Universe

Unleash the life within! 21 Secrets of the Universe

Learn how you can take control of your life and explore the infinite You.






Act Accordingly

An Acting Workshop Act Accordingly

Come to this FREE acting workshop and sharpen your chops.









Soar with Reading

OCLS is the best! Soar with Reading

Help OCLS win $10,000 in children's books and you could win a JetBlue getaway.







National Sandwich Month

Jimmy John's National Sandwich Month

Sub specialists from Jimmy John's will help celebrate National Sandwich Month by showing you how to prepare the best bites between bread.







Invention Convention

Inviting all innovators! Invention Convention

Get inventive with other out-of-the-box thinkers like yourself at this meeting of the minds.








Music in the Library

Live at the Library Music in the Library

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








Book Clubs

Join the club! Book Clubs

Join one of our regular book clubs and meet others with similar interests and tastes.





Featured Database

Music Online Featured Database

Using this comprehensive online music resource you can cross-search all genres of music at one time by album, song, time period, composer and several other ways. Selected songs can be sent to your mobile device via email, SMS, entering a link in the web browser or by using a QR Code.