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

June 2014

Volume 11 Issue 10

Summer Reading Program

Season Full of Reading

SRP logo

Visit the library this summer to enjoy a season full of reading and fun. Programs are free and available
for kids, tweens,
teens and adults.



25th Anniversary Celebration

You're Invited! Balloons

The North Orange Branch is celebrating 25 years. Come for demonstrations, activities, music,
light refreshments
and more!




Cuisine Corner

Cooking InspirationCuisine Corner

Discover how fun and easy cooking can be at your library! Meet local chefs, sample tasty treats and more. Space is limited so sign-up today!




The Writers' Corner

Writing Your Way to Success


Amateur and professional writers are invited to attend this month's lineup of writing programs. Find out how to publish e-books, meet other writers or even see local author Joanie Schirm.




Special Effects Makeup

in the Movies
Barry Anderson

Ghoul School professor Barry Anderson will discuss and demonstrate his transformative art that can turn ordinary individuals into extraordinary pieces of creative art.





Talleres de Bienvenida

Central Florida Living


This series of workshops designed by e.l.l.a.s. International helps welcome Spanish-speaking residents
who have just
relocated to Central



Auto Maintenance Workshop

Saving Money
Car Repair

Auto maintenance can be very costly. This workshop will teach you to save money with tips and tricks to prevent expensive vehicle damage. 





Science Café: Robotics

Fun for the Family Robots

Join Florida Robotics for this informative and interesting conversation on robotic technology.






Father's Day Contest

Father & Kids

Enter the West Oaks Branch's Father's Day Look-A-Like Contest. Fathers and their spitting-image sons could win a prize!



Art and Displays

at Your Library
Belina Wright art

Check out the library's arts and cultural offerings. Artists Ed Hernandez and Belina Wright will display their work through the end of the month.





Book Clubs

Book Clubs Join the club!

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





Featured Database

Featured DatabaseRocket Languages

There’s no need for an expensive language software to learn a new language. From Spanish to Chinese, Arabic to Sign Language, your online courses include interactive instruction, grammar,
a pronunciation checker, word-building games and more. You can also learn on-the-go using the app available for Android and Apple devices. Redesign

K-Ready App

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DIY Learning

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