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

August 2012

Volume 9 Issue 12

Second Saturday

Made in Florida Jimm Roberts

Nationally recognized and award-winning photographer Jimm Roberts has an open conversation with Orlando Musuem of Art Curator Hansen Mulford.







Get Ahead of the Class Pencil

Attend these programs in
August to prepare for a new school year. The library can help you save money, and get you ready for a successful school year.



OCLS Talent X-travaganza

Rising Stars!

Learn how you can sign up to audition in front of a live audience and panel of guest judges to show the library what talents you have. Participants will have the option to compete in one of
four categories. Reserve
your audition spot today!



Meet the Author

Brigands Key Ken Pelham

Author Ken Pelham visits the library to discuss his award-winning novel Brigands Key.








Reptiles and Amphibians

of Central Florida CFHS

Take part in this new monthly series that explores the interesting creatures that live in our area. This program is presented by the Central Florida Herpetological Society.




Local Authors Festival

Romance for All!

The Promise of Change

Celebrate Romance Awareness Month by buying local, by locals. Romance writers from all over Central Florida will have books for purchase and signing.






Love Is in the Air

at the Library Paris Stamp

Couples are invited to rekindle their romance at the library with these featured programs in August.






Small Business... BIG Ideas

Marketing Your Business Billboard

Aspiring entrepreneurs and local business owners are invited
to attend our monthly business program.




Art On Display

Art for everyone to enjoy!Quilt

Get clued in on what art and cultural offerings the library provides. Learn more about when and where you can meet these local artists or view their work.








Farmer's Market

Buy Local! Peas

Buy natural products from local small business owners. The library will host the Homegrown Cooperative Farmer's Market.


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

LearningExpress LibraryFeatured Database

Take practice exams for unique career fields like firefighting, real estate, air traffic control, cosmetology and the military. Don't forget there are exams for college and high school prep like the ACT, SAT, GED and more.