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

April 2014

Volume 11 Issue 8

UCF Book Festival

Meet Authors at Your Library
UCF Book Festival

Local and international authors descend on Orlando for the UCF Book Festival. See which authors will be appearing at the library!



Star Tour USA

with Kevin ManningSpace

Explores concepts of astronomy with award-winning astronomer Kevin Manning. Check out these stellar programs!




National Poetry Month

The Writers' Corner

The Writers' Corner focuses on National Poetry Month in April. From writing workshops to movie marathons, join us for this special time of year.






Spring Cleaning

Fix it Up This Month!

Get helpful tips and access to free resources that will help make your home blossom this season.





Southwest Author Series

H. Terrell Griffin

The 9th annual Southwest Author Series features author H. Terrell Griffin. This program is sponsored by the Dr. Phillips Rotary Club.






FOL Membership Drive

Be a Friend and Win!
FOL logo

Did you know as a member of the Friends of the Library you get discounts in our bookstore and gift shop? Join the Friends or upgrade your membership for the chance to win amazing prizes!



Captain America

The First AvengerShield

Check out the first installation in the Captain America movie series before the sequel premieres on
April 4.





What the Dickens?!

The Life and Times of Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens

Join us this month for an exhilarating performance of "The Madman's Manuscript" by Phantasmagoria.





Job Fair

Don't Miss This Free Event
Job Fair

CareerSource Central Florida will be at the North Orange Branch this month to help connect job seekers with potential employers.






Tweetup @ The Melrose Center

Get Social
Twitter Bird

Join the library and Central Florida Top 5 Blog for a Tweetup @ the Melrose Center. There will be an opportunity to win a prize!



Book Clubs

Book Clubs Join the club!

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





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