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January - March 2011     Volume: 15 Issue: 1
Murder, Mystery and Mayhem Schedule Announced
There is nothing more exciting than a good mystery, which is why 90,922 mystery books circulated in Lake County in 2009/10. We explore hidden paths, or explore the unknown, until we discover the truth. The 2011 Festival of Reading is for lovers of mystery, crime, thriller, spy, and suspense books.
Hallie Ephron to Appear On April 6, 2011
Hallie Ephron's newest novel is a gripping psychological suspense. Never Tell a Lie is in production as a movie for Lifetime/TV.
Jon Jefferson will Appear April 8 and 9, 2011
At the "Body Farm," nature takes its course, with corpses buried in shallow graves, submerged in water, concealed beneath slabs of concrete, locked in trunks of cars. As stand-ins for murder victims, they serve the needs of science -- and the cause of justice.
Donations Sought for Festival Auction
The award winning Festival of Reading will include a silent auction at the annual Authors’ Reception, “Dying to Meet You”. Donations are being sought for the auction which benefits library programs. Gift baskets, certificates for products or services or items are welcome! A significant reward package is offered to our valued donors. Each will be included in the Festival program, on event signage and on the library website:
Cooper Memorial Library welcomes new Regional Branch Manager
Cooper Library staff is happy to welcome Boyd Bruce as the new Regional Branch Manager.
Square Foot Gardening Class @ the Library
A Square Foot Gardening class will be offered at the W.T. Bland Public Library, January 28th at noon; Paisley County Library, February 15th at 11 a.m.; and Minneola Schoolhouse Library March 5th at 10 a.m. The class being offered is a one hour long introduction to All New Square Foot Gardening.
LCLS Adult Literacy Program Recognized
Florida Literacy Coalition selects LCLS Adult Literacy Program as a Florida Promising Practice - August 2010
Citizenship Classes being offered
LCLS Adult Literacy Program is very excited to be able to offer Citizenship classes to adult learners.
Talk About English -- a conversation group
“Talk About It…In English” is a FREE informal conversation group.
Tax Help
Library to be host for free tax help.
Deadline Extended for Bookmark Design Contest
Read a book that makes you gasp, shiver and giggle, you’ll have so much fun it will be criminal! Then create a bookmark illustrating a mysterious adventure.
Do you Love a Good Mystery?
There is nothing more exciting than a good mystery, which is why 90,922 mystery books circulated in Lake County in 2009/10. We explore hidden paths, or investigate the unknown, until we discover the truth.
Festival Authors, New Books
Best-selling authors showcase new releases at Murder, Mystery and Mayhem events.
Florida Library Snapshot Day
The Lake County Library System will be participating in “Snapshot: A Day in the Life of Florida Libraries” during the week of January 25, 2011. This state-wide project will illustrate the importance of libraries for Florida’s citizens through collection of statistics, stories and photographs.
Great Year for Music Events
2010 what a great year for some new music!
Celebrate Music @ the Leesburg Public Library
This winter season you are invited to come to the Leesburg Public Library to celebrate music!
Meet Author Irene Ziegler
Author Irene Ziegler will discuss growing up in pre-Disney Florida, her journey as a writer, and how she came to write Ashes to Water.
Learn About Therapy Dogs in Leesburg
Have you noticed all the dogs wearing special vests lately?
Remembering the Holocaust
Hear Holocaust survivor, Gene Klein, share his memories, and visit "The Investors" Holocaust exhibit at the Leesburg Public Library in March.
Digital Photos - What to Do with Them?
Now that you've taken all of those digital photos, what are you going to do with them?
Leesburg Youth Services Presents
The Youth Services Department of the Leesburg Public Library continues with its busy schedule for the new year. We have a variety of programs for all ages and interests.
New Lady Lake Public Library Facility
The Lady Lake Library project is going very well and is ahead of schedule for completion.
Astor County Library to Host Historical Society Meeting
The Astor Library will host another Astor Area Group Historical Society Meeting on Thursday, January 20th, 2011, at 6:30 pm in the Library.
Umatilla Library Happenings
Pine needle basketry classes begin January 18th and if you have a green thumb you might be interested in the Umatilla Garden Club
W. T. Bland Public Library Concerts and Special Events
A series of events will be held in the library and at the Simpson Farmhouse January through March.
Minneola Library will offer Build a Fairy House Workshop
New programs will be offered this year including Build a Fairy House.
Fruitland Park Adventures
“The Mysterious Old Livingston House” will be back at the Fruitland Park Library along with "CSI: Fruitland Park".
Monthly Programs at the Marianne Beck Memorial Library
If you have missed the marvelous monthly programs presented by the Friends of the Marianne Beck Memorial Library, you have missed much. It’s never too late.
Paisley Library Events
Free Hair Cut for Locks of Love and Low Cost Pet Shots offered.
Events at the Tavares Library
The library will be offering two exciting jazz programs and a ladies tea in the upcoming months.

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