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Hours expanded at W.T. Bland Public Library

Hours expanded at W.T. Bland Public Library

The W.T. Bland Public Library is happy to announce the expansion of weekend and evening hours.  After nearly a one-year absence, the W.T. Bland Public Library is resuming its Saturday and evening hours effective this week (March 1, 2021). The…
Wonderbooks arrive at the W.T. Bland Public Library

Wonderbooks arrive at the W.T. Bland Public Library

The W.T. Bland Public Library in Mount Dora is pleased to announce an exciting new arrival. Wonderbooks are now available in the Children’s Library collection.  Wonderbook is a read-along format that combines an audiobook experience with a print book. This…
Dinosaur exhibit returns to the W.T. Bland Public Library

Dinosaur exhibit returns to the W.T. Bland Public Library

The dinosaurs have returned to the library! Starting now until the end of February, a dinosaur display can be seen at the W.T. Bland Public Library in Mount Dora. Visitors are invited to experience museum-grade and to-scale dinosaur replicas, that…
W.T. Bland Public Library awarded $1,500 grant

W.T. Bland Public Library awarded $1,500 grant

  The Florida Writers Foundation has awarded the W.T. Bland Public Library $1,500 to help sponsor the ‘1,000 Books Before Kindergarten’ program. The reading initiative is a simple, innovative, yet fun approach to establishing strong early literacy skills that help…
W.T. Bland Public Library reopening to the public

W.T. Bland Public Library reopening to the public

  The W.T. Bland Public Library is happy to announce it will be reopening to the public on Monday, June 15 with limited hours and capacity.  The library will be open to the public Monday through Friday from 10am until…
You can still have fun at the library—online

You can still have fun at the library—online

The Leesburg Public Library is offering these great services that you can access without leaving home. Click on each bolded label to reach the service: Hoopla Instantly borrow free digital ebooks, audiobooks, movies, music, comics and TV shows courtesy of the…
Leesburg Public Library offers free assistance with taxes

Leesburg Public Library offers free assistance with taxes

Free assistance with tax returns is available at the Leesburg Public Library until April 15. Experienced and trained volunteers from the American Association of Retired Persons’ (AARP) Tax Aide program are on-site Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 1…
Groundbreaking planned for Beck Memorial Library expansion

Groundbreaking planned for Beck Memorial Library expansion

Marianne Beck Memorial Library, part of the Lake County Library System, is hosting a groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion of the library. The ceremony is scheduled for 4pm Friday, March 20, at the library, 112 W. Central Ave. in Howey-in-the-Hills.…
Lake County to celebrate addition of Eustis Memorial Library

Lake County to celebrate addition of Eustis Memorial Library

What’s old and new and read all over? The Lake County Library System. This year, the Eustis Memorial Library joined the Lake County Library System. To celebrate, the city of Eustis will host a welcome reception at 11am Wednesday, Feb.…
‘Roaming Gourmet,’ touch of the Irish coming to library

‘Roaming Gourmet,’ touch of the Irish coming to library

Two diverse cuisine classes at Cooper Memorial Library can help cooks learn about African foods and prepare for a St. Patrick’s Day feast. Cooking with Chef Ze Carter: A Taste of African Cuisine is scheduled from 11am-1pm Monday, Feb. 3,…
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