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

September 2012

Volume 10 Issue 1

Second Saturday

Susan Hubbard The Society

Writer and professor at the University of Central Florida, Susan Hubbard, comes to the library
to discuss her Ethical Vampires series.






Fall Book Sale

Everything 50% Off! FOL Logo

Fall into savings at
the library! A large collection of lightly used materials are
on sale. Find everything from
rare books to lightly used DVDs for 50%




OCLS Talent X-Travaganza

Rising Stars!

The final show takes place September 29 at the Orlando Public Library. Finalists will compete for the triumph and title. Check out the OCLS Talent X-Travaganza hosted by Erica Lee!




Meet the Author Marathon

Authors for Everyone Secrets of a Boy, Lost

Meet these new, local and award-winning authors at your library during September!








Edible Orlando

What's in Season?Corn

Kendra Lott, publisher of Edible Orlando magazine, will share what fruits and vegetables are in season as well as
how to save money and buy locally
grown produce.



Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 - October 15
LMI logo

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the library by checking out these featured programs and art exhibitions. Learn more about the rich culture of Hispanic people.




Paws at the Library

Man's Best Friend Therapy Dogs logo

September brings back the Bow-Wows. See our friends from Orlando Dog Training Club and Pet Therapist Adele Simons.




Small Business... BIG Ideas

Learn from our panel!Small Business

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



Seniors at OCLS

Programs just for 60+SHINE logo

You're invited
to learn how to protect yourself from crimes that target seniors. We will also show you
how to navigate
the road to healthcare.




Tablets & Libraries

E-books and more! Tablets

Did you know that your library provides
a variety of free downloadable resources that
are available on-demand? Learn how you can take advantage!


Music in the Library

Live at the Library Jennifer Bewerse

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

Science Online Featured Database

Science Online is one of the best online library resources for general science information. It includes diagrams, experiments, biographical information, and videos to help enhance the user's understanding of science topics. It's also an excellent tool for finding science fair project ideas!