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

October 2013

Volume 11 Issue 2

Spooktacular Programs

Mysteries, Pumpkins and Ghouls! Pumpkin

Attend one of our Spooktacular programs in celebration of Halloween. Adults are invited for Scary Movie Mondays and families can check out our Pumpkin Carving Extravaganza.



Second Saturday

Haunted Orlando Ghost

See the City Beautiful in a way you've never seen before! The American Ghost Adventures team shares the history of Orlando through ghost stories.




Viva Florida 500

Florida Remembered Viva Florida 500

It's a new season and time for new Viva Florida programs! Join us at one of the many programs offered this month.





Something's Brewing at the Library! Booktoberfest

This special beer sampling event is hosted by the Friends of the Library, Yuengling Beer and Schumann's Jager Haus. Enjoy brews and bites and support the library at the same time.




South Creek Open House

Celebrating 11 Years! South Creek

The South Creek Library is celebrating 11 years in their current location and the redesign of their computer lab. Come for fun, prizes and more!






Small Business...BIG Ideas

How Local Foodies & Farmers are
Revolutionizing Orlando
East End Market

Learn how East End Market is changing the food landscape of Orlando. Foodies and foodpreneurs share their insights.





The Writers' Corner

for beginners and professionals Pen

This month the library is offering a variety of programs aimed at guiding writers on genres, publishing, mechanics and more!





Music in the Library

Free performances! Hand bell

Come for a not-so-spooky performance with Chris Robertson and Friends or check out jazz artist Gregory Seel. Don't miss these exciting shows!




Healthcare Programs

What You Need to Know Heart

With healthcare reform on the horizon, learn what options are available and the changes you should expect. All programs are free and open to the public.




Season's Best

Cooking Healthy Seasonal

Discover how to use local seasonal ingredients to cook healthy meals for you and your family.





Book Clubs

Book Clubs Join the club!

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






Featured Database

SimplyMap Featured Database

SimplyMap is your best source for demographic and marketing statistics. This is a powerful tool that lets you access thousands of variables and locations and then generate maps, reports and graphs.

Zinio for Libraries

Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center for Technology, Innovation & Creativity

DIY Learning

New Book Alerts

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