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

May 2012

Volume 9 Issue 9

Second Saturday

Guilt By Degrees Guilt By Degrees

Famed attorney, media commentator and author Marcia Clark speaks at the Orlando Public Library.









FOL Membership Drive

Friends of the Library Be a Friend and Win!

Join or upgrade your Friends of the Library membership to win awesome prizes and to support the library!





What You Need to Know

About Being a SeniorSenior Citizens

A special
90-minute, hands on workshop helps you understand what it is like being a senior. Celebrate Older Americans Month in May!








Meet the Author

Robert Raymond Robert Raymond

The self-published author behind the
sci-fi adventure Early ReTyrement stops by the library!









Southeast Superheroes Week!

Wear your best cape and tights! Superhero

Visit the Southeast
branch May 21 - 26 to celebrate Superheroes
and Supergames!










Spring Book Sale

50% Off Everything! Book Sale

Everything is
half-off at the annual Spring Book Sale in the Friends of the Library bookstore.







One Book, One Community

Carl Hiaasen's Flush Flush

Come to this event inspired by the Carl Hiaasen book Flush, an action-packed mystery that has to be solved. Attendees are eligible to win cool door prizes!








Small Business... BIG Ideas

Accounting 101 Businessman

Aspiring entrepreneurs and local business owners are invited to attend an exciting series of our monthly business program.








May is for Mothers!

Celebrate Mother's Day Mother's Day

Attend these special programs in May for Mother's Day.





DIY: Home and Garden

Brighten up your home
Home & Garden

Learn the tips
and tricks needed to turn your
garden into
the neighborhood display and how you can transform your home into magazine material.




Music in the Library

Live at the Library Guitar

Hear live performances at the library for free on Friday afternoons.






Book Clubs

Join the club! Book Clubs

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






Featured Database

Rocket Languages Featured Database

Rocket Languages makes conversational language learning fast, fun, and simple! This online library resource offers courses for English speakers interested in learning a new language. Each course prepares you to engage in basic conversations with native speakers and emphasizes the cultural and social aspects of learning a language.