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

November 2013

Volume 11 Issue 3

Week of the Family

11th Annual Celebration Family

This year’s theme is "A Family That Walks Together, Talks Together." The Week of the Family is designed to strengthen family relationships.



Second Saturday

The Florida Seminoles Seminole

Learn fascinating details about the Seminole culture. This longstanding Florida tribe's transformations
and innovations will be presented by
Dr. Andrew K. Frank.




Season's Greetings

Holiday Programs & More! Seasonal

It's that time of year again! Learn what you can do to keep holiday hazards away from your pets, take a trip down memory lane with Benjamin Hewes or attend our Pumpkin Party this month.




Viva Florida 500

500 Years of Sunshine Viva Florida 500

As our celebration winds down, discover what local ingredients can help you keep the holiday pounds at bay with Shahnaz Nensey.





Musical Mondays

A Celebration of Cinema Movie

The library is the
only place in November you'll get to watch classics such as An American in Paris, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and The Muppet Movie. Don't miss the fun!



Small Business...BIG Ideas

Starting Your Own Non-Profit

DeLisa Bonaparte, founder of Patricia's Rock, shares tips and tricks for getting your non-profit started from the ground up.





The Writers' Corner

The Road of Writing Success Pen

This month the library is offering a variety of programs aimed at guiding writers on publishing and fiction writing.





Music in the Library

Free performances! Music

We've got a long line-up of music performances on tap! Join us for a piano concert, power pop show or harp performance all at no cost!




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.




Art on Display

The Orlando Art Scene Paint

Several displays and exhibitions are open to the public in November and December. Check out what the Orlando art scene has to offer at the Orlando Public Library.



Book Clubs

Book Clubs Join the club!

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





Featured Database

Tumblebooks Library and TumbleBookCloudFeatured Database

TumbleBook Library and TumbleBookCloud are excellent online library resources for students and teachers seeking on-demand content and curriculum support.

Zinio for Libraries

Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center for Technology, Innovation & Creativity

DIY Learning

New Book Alerts

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