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

February 2013

Volume 10 Issue 6

Love Your Library

Edgewater Branch Heart

Visit us this month to discover the many reasons there are to love your library.





Viva Florida 500

CeViva Florida 500lebrate 500 years of Florida!

This New Year marks the 500th anniversary of Juan Ponce de León's discovery of Florida. Join us as we celebrate our rich cultural history.






Welcome to Paradise

with Tim Dorsey
Rip Tide Ultra Glide

Acclaimed local author Tim Dorsey pays a visit to talk about this new release The Rip Tide Ultra-Glide.








Step Off 2013

Step up your game! Speakers

Local school-aged children compete in
the 8th annual Step Off competition.






I Love Ocoee

Share your memoriesOcoee

Schedule an interview with the staff at the West Oaks branch to be included in the Orlando Memory website.




The New You

Continue Your ResolutionsHow to Live Younger in 10 Simple Steps

Dr. Eudene Harry presents a series on health and wellness. Learn tips for a healthier life and more youthful appearance.






Art on Display

Paintings, displays and more!
Art on Display

Find out what cultural offerings are available at your local library.







Health & Wellness

Keep your resolutions Health & Wellness

Keep your resolutions for the New Year. We are offering a variety of free programs aimed at improving your overall





Consumer Savvy

Save money, shop smart! Credit card

These programs are geared toward helping you save money and make smart financial decisions.







Small Business... BIG Ideas

Job SeekerSocial Media for Job Seekers

Discover how to take advantage of easy-to-use and familiar social networks in your job search.





Book Clubs

Join the club! Book Clubs

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





Featured Database

World Book Online Reference Center Featured Database

The reference center offers access to a large number of primary source documents, articles, and e-books. While you are exploring this site take a look at some of the features including Computer and Web Tutorials as well as Government Resources.



Zinio for Libraries

Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center for Technology, Innovation & Creativity

New Book Alerts

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