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

March 2014

Volume 11 Issue 7

Second Saturday

On a Mission to be the Greatest
April Holmes

Paralympics Gold Medalist April Holmes shares her story of overcoming adversity. Don't miss this free event!





Celebrating the Genius of Women

Annual Art Exhibition Trophy

Finalists in this year's Celebrating the Genius of Women art competition will have their work on display in March and April. Stop by the Orlando Public Library to vote in the People's Choice Award.



Women in the Holocaust

Women's History Month
Holocaust Memorial

Mitchell Bloomer will discuss the lives of the many women who suffered and survived during
this historic time.




Music in the Library

Celebrating Irish Heritage Month

Step to the Irish beat this month with the library! Musicians will delight audiences
with their
Celtic sounds.



Healthcare Programs

ACA & Your Healthcare

Get covered this year! Find out what options are available to you in securing health coverage for you and your family.






The Golden Land

Formerly known as Burma, learn more about this fascinating country from Cho Sett. He will present a photo presentation and answer questions.




Muppet Movie Mondays

Through March Muppet Movie

Every Monday in March the library will screen a Muppet movie featuring your favorite fuzzy characters!





What the Dickens?!

The Life and Times of Charles DickensCharles Dickens

Join us this month for An Afternoon with Charles Dickens. This program is fun for families!





Event Planner Workshop

Teaching the Tools for Successful Events
Event Planner

Learn how to design and coordinate professional looking events.  Take the stress out of planning with an easy and simplified approach.






What is the Electric Car?

with Scott DuPont
Electric car

Discover more about this emerging technology from Scott DuPont. He will screen the documentary What is the Electric Car?



Book Clubs

Book Clubs Join the club!

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





Featured Database

Business InsightsFeatured Database

Business Insights: Essentials offers company profiles, journal articles and news sources, industry and market reports, plus many other useful business resources.

Zinio for Libraries

Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center for Technology, Innovation & Creativity

DIY Learning

New Book Alerts

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