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ALL Community Events

  1. New exhibition at the Modernism Museum-- Space Oddities: The Sequel

    July 9, 2019, 10:00 AM - July 1, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Modernism Museum Mount Dora

    The Modernism Museum Mount Dora is pleased to announce its new exhibition, Space Oddities: The Sequel. The exhibition opens on Tuesday, July 9th and will run until mid-2020. Space Oddities: The Sequel expands upon the Modernism Museum’s exhibition of mind-bending Post-Modern designs created by the radical 1980s design collective known as Memphis. This exhibit features hundreds of new Memphis design objects never-before displayed at the Modernism Museum. A members-only opening reception will be held on Wednesday, July 10th from 6:00 – 8:00 PM in the Modernism Museum gallery. This event is only open to 3MD Members; however, memberships will be available for purchase at the event. Individual-level Memberships start at $40 and several levels are available. Please visit modernismmuseum.org/memberships or call (352) 385-0034 for more information on becoming a 3MD Member and to find the membership level that is right for you.

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  2. Mount Dora Center for the Arts Photography Club Exhibit

    December 6, 2019 - December 27, 2019 @ Mount Dora Center For The Arts

    Featuring the photographic talents of members of the Mount Dora Center for the Arts Photography Club. Opening reception: December 13th, 2019 6-8 PM.

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  3. Mount Dora Center for the Arts Photography Club Exhibit

    December 6, 2019, 10:00 AM - December 27, 2019, 5:00 PM

    Featuring the photographic talents of members of the Mount Dora Center for the Arts Photography Club. Opening reception: December 13, 2019 6-8 PM.

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  4. 'Night of Lights' Public Car Drive through

    December 12, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Waterman Village

    Drive your car through the Waterman Village Retirement Community campus, and enjoy all the Christmas lights on display.

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  5. Annual Holiday Concert - Lake Concert Band benefiting Lake Cares Food Pantry

    December 12, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Auditorium

    Annual Holiday Concert of the Lake Concert Band sponsored by the City of Mount.Enjoy holiday favorites under the direction of John Landers.

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  6. 2nd Friday Art in the Alley

    December 13, 2019, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Royellou Lane, Downtown Mount Dora

    Art and music exhibitors will line Royellou Lane, in the heart of downtown Mount Dora, showcasing their original art, handmade goods and acoustic sounds. Downtown galleries will have extended hours and will be open to the public free of charge. This is a unique opportunity to experience a vibrant, eclectic mix of emerging and established artists.

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  7. 2nd Friday Art in the Alley

    December 13, 2019, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Royellou Lane in downtown Mount Dora

    Join us every 2nd Friday of the month for ART, MUSIC, & MORE! Art and music exhibitors will line Royellou Lane, in the heart of downtown Mount Dora, showcasing their original art, handmade goods and acoustic sounds. Downtown galleries will have extended hours and will be open to the public free of charge. This is a unique opportunity to experience a vibrant, eclectic mix of emerging and established artists. Each month provides new exhibitors to enjoy, completely free of charge. So be sure to stop by each month to see what’s new!

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  8. Mount Dora Art League Monthly Meetings (Fall 2019 and Spring 2020)

    December 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Fellowship Hall, Congregational Church of Mount Dora, 650 North Donnelly Street (corner of Donnelly and Seventh Avenue)

    Saturday, October 19, 2019 - Program: Jane Moody - “The Art of Chinese Brush Painting” Saturday, November 16, 2019 - Program: Adrienne H. Lee - Frida Kahlo: “The Two Fridas” and a Sense of Duality Saturday, December 21, 2019 - Program: Christmas Party Saturday, January 18, 2020 - Program: Carrie Knupp - “The Ancient Art of Encaustic Painting” Saturday, February 15, 2020 - Program: Mary Miller - “The Living Art of Bonsai” Saturday, March 21, 2020 - Program: Claire Fairclough - “Travels with a Palette Knife” Saturday, April 18, 2020 - Program: Bill Chelseth - “Painting on Glass”

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Boards & Committees Calendar

  1. Parks & Recreation Advisory Board Meeting

    December 16, 2019, 5:30 PM @ City Hall Boardroom

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  2. City Council Meeting

    December 17, 2019, 5:30 PM

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  3. Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting

    December 18, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ City Hall

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  4. Public Arts Committee Meeting

    December 24, 2019, 3:30 PM @ City Hall Boardroom

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Library - Adult Calendar

  1. Computer Intermediate

    December 10, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Technology Lab

    Increase your PC mastery in this hands-on workshop taught by a computer science upperclassman college student. PCs are provided or bring your own laptop. This class covers: Operations: connecting to the internet, adjusting display settings, USB functions and customizing the home screen. Internet browser skills: zoom page, create tabs, block ads Applications: snipping tool, Adobe Acrobat Reader and more!

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  2. Beginning Ukulele

    December 10, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Community Room

    New to the ukulele? Interested in jamming with other adults? Learn and play together in our new ukulele class for adults and explore chords, strumming techniques, and learn easy songs. Please bring your own ukulele to class. Teens and tweens are also welcome. Ukulele class meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 6:00 PM (in the Library) and on the fourth Saturday of the month at 10:00 AM (at the Simpson Farmhouse).

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  3. Genealogy Basics

    December 11, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Technology Lab

    Curious about your family tree? Learn how to get started using your library's FREE access to the public library edition of Ancestry.com. You'll learn how to search census, military, birth, marriage, death, immigration, travel records and more. Class size is limited to eight; please register. Class will be held in our Technology Lab, with individual access to PCs and Ancestry.com within the library (no remote access).

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  4. English Conversation Class

    December 11, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Study Room

    Learn to speak English in our weekly English Conversation Class held every Monday and Thursday evening, from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Families are welcome. Clases de Conversacion en Ingles: Todos los Lunes y Jueves de 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Ambiente familiar. Totalmente gratis y no es necesario inscribirse. Practica Itu ngles en la Biblioteca. No registration is required for this free class. Seating is on a first-come-first-served basis. Practice your English at the library! ALL LANGUAGES are welcome!

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  5. Classic Film

    December 11, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Community Room

    Enjoy free popcorn and curated classic films every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. The program starts at 7:00pm, with a brief synopsis of what makes it a classic film (pre-1970), followed by a traditional movie cartoon before the feature. Titles are subject to change and are not listed on this calendar. To learn the film scheduled for particular week, please call the Circulation Desk (352) 735-7180 (option 5). No registration is required for this free program.

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  6. English Conversation Class

    December 12, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Study Room

    Learn to speak English in our weekly English Conversation Class held every Monday and Thursday evening, from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Families are welcome. Clases de Conversacion en Ingles: Todos los Lunes y Jueves de 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Ambiente familiar. Totalmente gratis y no es necesario inscribirse. Practica Itu ngles en la Biblioteca. No registration is required for this free class. Seating is on a first-come-first-served basis. Practice your English at the library! ALL LANGUAGES are welcome!

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  7. Computer Basics

    December 14, 2019, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Technology Lab

    If you have never owned a computer - or are afraid to use one - or only use it for email and maybe to write a letter - or don't know how to turn it on - this class is for you! Learn how to explore your computer and not get into trouble. Learn why a "mouse" is called a mouse and in what year the word "computer" was first used. This class takes place in our Technology Lab, with PCs provided.

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  8. Plant Powerful Community Group

    December 14, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Community Room

    Join interested community members to learn more about a whole food, plant-based diet, which has been shown by research to be the optimal diet for health, and not just for preventing disease, but also for reversing chronic conditions like heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Learn about the benefits of a plant-based diet and how communities are using the PlantPure program (non-commercial; no products are for sale) to change our health outcomes. No registration required. No products for sale; this is not a commercial enterprise. This group meets every month on the second Saturday at 3:30 PM at the Simpson Farmhouse.

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  9. Poets/Writers Open Mic

    December 15, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:45 PM @ Community Room

    Please join us for a monthly Poets/Writers Open Mic! Each month poets and writers are invited to share, read and discuss their work (in sign-up order, starting at 3:45pm, for 6-minute slots). Bring your published works to the Sales table. Featured this month: Poet Joe Pasquale, author of the forthcoming Kindred Spirits, veteran of N. Beach/San Francisco poetry scene. No registration is required for this free program. Refreshments served. Sponsored by the Mount Dora Library Association.

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  10. Drop-In Crochet Class

    December 16, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Simpson Farm House

    Make new friends in this drop-in class for all skill levels. Class members will need to bring a "size J" crochet hook, medium weight yarn, and scissors. Receive personal instruction as you develop your crocheting skills. No registration required.

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  11. English Conversation Class

    December 16, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Study Room

    Learn to speak English in our weekly English Conversation Class held every Monday and Thursday evening, from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Families are welcome. Clases de Conversacion en Ingles: Todos los Lunes y Jueves de 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Ambiente familiar. Totalmente gratis y no es necesario inscribirse. Practica Itu ngles en la Biblioteca. No registration is required for this free class. Seating is on a first-come-first-served basis. Practice your English at the library! ALL LANGUAGES are welcome!

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  12. Beg. iPhone & iPad

    December 17, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Technology Lab

    Bring your Apple iPad and/or Apple iPhone to this class for beginners. You'll learn the basics: battery management, all about settings, software updates, installing apps, Safari, security, and more. Even if you've owned your iPad or iPhone for awhile, you're sure to pick up new tips, features, and safeguards.

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  13. Mah Jongg Social Club

    December 17, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Simpson Farm House

    Make new friends and improve your Mah Jongg skills in a fun and informal setting, led by volunteers. Mah Jongg is a tile-based game that was developed in China during the Qing dynasty and has spread throughout the world since the early 20th century. Mah Jongg sets and cards are provided. No registration is required for this free program. Sponsored by the Mount Dora Library Association.

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  14. Intermediate & Advanced Ukulele

    December 17, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Community Room

    Do you know your chords and are ready for a challenge? Please join our intermediate/advanced ukulele class on the 3rd Tuesday of every month. Please bring your own ukulele to class or borrow one of the Library's. The sheet music used for this class will be predominantly class rock and country & western. No registration is required for this free class.

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  15. Basic Android

    December 18, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Technology Lab

    Do you own a Samsung, Sony, LG, or other Android phone or tablet? Get the basics covered in this morning class. Bring your device and learn about Google Voice Search, Google talk to text, Google GPS, email and more.

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  16. English Conversation Class

    December 18, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Study Room

    Learn to speak English in our weekly English Conversation Class held every Monday and Thursday evening, from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Families are welcome. Clases de Conversacion en Ingles: Todos los Lunes y Jueves de 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Ambiente familiar. Totalmente gratis y no es necesario inscribirse. Practica Itu ngles en la Biblioteca. No registration is required for this free class. Seating is on a first-come-first-served basis. Practice your English at the library! ALL LANGUAGES are welcome!

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  17. Microsoft Word: Basics

    December 18, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Technology Lab

    Learn the basics of Microsoft Word, a word processing program. This class will cover basic text formatting and editing, how to copy and paste, insert images, check spelling and grammar, save, and print. Attendees will use PCs in the W.T. Bland Public Library Technology Lab, which have Microsoft Word 2016 installed.

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  18. Google Apps

    December 19, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Technology Lab

    Bring your device(s) and learn how to use various Google apps for mobile devices and desktops, including: Google Chrome: Find my phone, create bookmarks, pin tabs Google Maps: Save home/work defaults and view bus routes Google Docs: Multi-device access, share documents and collaborate Google Keep: Pin notes, add images and make a to-do list Google Calendar: Sync info from contacts, schedule reminders and more! Registration is required for this free class.

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  19. English Conversation Class

    December 19, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Study Room

    Learn to speak English in our weekly English Conversation Class held every Monday and Thursday evening, from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Families are welcome. Clases de Conversacion en Ingles: Todos los Lunes y Jueves de 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Ambiente familiar. Totalmente gratis y no es necesario inscribirse. Practica Itu ngles en la Biblioteca. No registration is required for this free class. Seating is on a first-come-first-served basis. Practice your English at the library! ALL LANGUAGES are welcome!

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  20. Phantasmagoria's Christmas Carol

    December 19, 2019, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Auditorium

    The Mount Dora Library Association presents Phantasmagoria's A Christmas Carol, benefiting the W.T. Bland Public Library. Tickets are available at www.MountDoraLibraryAssn.com. For more information about Phantasmagoria, see this webpage: https://www.phantasmagoriaorlando.com/wordpress/

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  21. Stamp Club

    December 20, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Community Room

    Learn about stamps and stamp collecting from other area hobbyists. Grow your knowledge, expand your collection and connect with other resources in the hobby. Meetings generally include a club update, a philatelic presentation and a stamp auction. Monthly club meetings are open to members and nonmembers alike. For additional information, please contact Scot Cornwall at (352) 217-2826 (cell). Library sponsorship of a program does not constitute an endorsement of the content of the program or the views expressed by participants. Please like us on Facebook!

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  22. Chess Club

    December 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Study Room

    Come watch, learn, and play chess. All skill levels and ages are welcome! Beginners will learn basic moves and then be paired with a player. Beginners are especially welcome! Studies have shown that chess may raise students' IQ and help prevent Alzheimer's. Chess is call "the game of kings" and will boost your creativity, memory, and problem-solving skills. Drop in anytime between 10:00am and noon, on the first and third Saturday of each month. No registration required.

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  23. Drop-In Crochet Class

    December 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Simpson Farm House

    Make new friends in this drop-in class for all skill levels. Class members will need to bring a "size J" crochet hook, medium weight yarn, and scissors. Receive personal instruction as you develop your crocheting skills. No registration required.

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  24. English Conversation Class

    December 23, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Study Room

    Learn to speak English in our weekly English Conversation Class held every Monday and Thursday evening, from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Families are welcome. Clases de Conversacion en Ingles: Todos los Lunes y Jueves de 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Ambiente familiar. Totalmente gratis y no es necesario inscribirse. Practica Itu ngles en la Biblioteca. No registration is required for this free class. Seating is on a first-come-first-served basis. Practice your English at the library! ALL LANGUAGES are welcome!

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  25. Mount Dora Genealogy Group

    December 24, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Community Room

    Are you curious about your family tree? Join Mount Dora's Genealogy Group and share your stories, learn from the pro's and make new friends. Each month has a new scheduled program and/or speaker, and no registration is required. This program is sponsored by the Mount Dora Library Association.

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  26. English Conversation Class

    December 25, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Study Room

    Learn to speak English in our weekly English Conversation Class held every Monday and Thursday evening, from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Families are welcome. Clases de Conversacion en Ingles: Todos los Lunes y Jueves de 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Ambiente familiar. Totalmente gratis y no es necesario inscribirse. Practica Itu ngles en la Biblioteca. No registration is required for this free class. Seating is on a first-come-first-served basis. Practice your English at the library! ALL LANGUAGES are welcome!

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  27. Microsoft Excel: Basics

    December 25, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Technology Lab

    W.T. Bland Public Library Technology Lab Registration begins 1/2/2019 at 8:00 AM Learn how to use Excel to organize numbers and text in a spreadsheet format. Excel spreadsheets can be used for budgets, work and school projects, record-keeping, lists, inventories, and more. By the end of this class you should be able to create and format a spreadsheet; enter and edit data; and use basic formulas to add, subtract, multiply and divide numbers in a horizontal row or vertical column. Attendees will use PCs in the W.T. Bland Public Library Technology Lab, which have Microsoft Excel 2016 installed.

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  28. Classic Film

    December 25, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Community Room

    Enjoy free popcorn and curated classic films every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. The program starts at 7:00pm, with a brief synopsis of what makes it a classic film (pre-1970), followed by a traditional movie cartoon before the feature. Titles are subject to change and are not listed on this calendar. To learn the film scheduled for particular week, please call the Circulation Desk (352) 735-7180 (option 5). No registration is required for this free program.

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  29. Beginning Digital Photography

    December 26, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Technology Lab

    "Where is the flash? What about the batteries? What do these buttons do? Can my shots be edited on the camera? How do I focus my shots?" This class will answer these basic questions. Instructor Steve Berger is a photographer with years of photography instruction experience. This class is a hands-on workshop for beginners. You'll learn how to operate your digital camera and practice taking shots during class. Please bring your digital camera (make sure it is charged).

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  30. English Conversation Class

    December 26, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Study Room

    Learn to speak English in our weekly English Conversation Class held every Monday and Thursday evening, from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Families are welcome. Clases de Conversacion en Ingles: Todos los Lunes y Jueves de 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Ambiente familiar. Totalmente gratis y no es necesario inscribirse. Practica Itu ngles en la Biblioteca. No registration is required for this free class. Seating is on a first-come-first-served basis. Practice your English at the library! ALL LANGUAGES are welcome!

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  31. Beginning Ukulele

    December 28, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Community Room

    New to the ukulele? Interested in jamming with other adults? Learn and play together in our new ukulele class for adults and explore chords, strumming techniques, and learn easy songs. Please bring your own ukulele to class. Teens and tweens are also welcome. Ukulele class meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 6:00 PM (in the Library) and on the fourth Saturday of the month at 10:00 AM (at the Simpson Farmhouse).

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  32. Drop-In Crochet Class

    December 30, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Simpson Farm House

    Make new friends in this drop-in class for all skill levels. Class members will need to bring a "size J" crochet hook, medium weight yarn, and scissors. Receive personal instruction as you develop your crocheting skills. No registration required.

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Library - Youth Calendar

  1. Toddler Time

    December 11, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Enjoy stories, finger-plays, songs and bubbles. Suggested ages birth to 2 1/2 years. Our story times welcome children of all abilities. Bring your preschoolers for a story time with Miss Lisa. After story time, stay and play with an assortment of our educational toys and activities. Suggested age 2 1/2 and older. Please like us on Facebook!

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  2. Preschool Story Time/Stay & Play

    December 12, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Bring your preschoolers for a story time with Miss Lisa. After story time, stay and play with an assortment of our educational toys and activities. Suggested age 2 1/2 and older. Please like us on Facebook!

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  3. Sweet Peas a Baby Story Time

    December 14, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Saturdays at 10:30 am, beginning January 26, 2019. Announcing a special story time for babies up to 15 months as well as expectant parents. Meet other caregivers while supporting your baby’s early development needs. Staff have been specially trained on the latest best practices for infant and in utero story times. Infant story times are structured differently because the needs of babies are so different! Toddlers who are brought to this story time will have a special role as well. Thanks to the Friends of the Library, this story time has new books and new developmentally appropriate toys. Parents and babies are welcome to stay for play and explore following the story time. Please like us on Facebook!

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  4. Toddler Time

    December 18, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Enjoy stories, finger-plays, songs and bubbles. Suggested ages birth to 2 1/2 years. Our story times welcome children of all abilities. Bring your preschoolers for a story time with Miss Lisa. After story time, stay and play with an assortment of our educational toys and activities. Suggested age 2 1/2 and older. Please like us on Facebook!

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  5. Preschool Story Time/Stay & Play

    December 19, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Bring your preschoolers for a story time with Miss Lisa. After story time, stay and play with an assortment of our educational toys and activities. Suggested age 2 1/2 and older. Please like us on Facebook!

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  6. Sweet Peas a Baby Story Time

    December 21, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Saturdays at 10:30 am, beginning January 26, 2019. Announcing a special story time for babies up to 15 months as well as expectant parents. Meet other caregivers while supporting your baby’s early development needs. Staff have been specially trained on the latest best practices for infant and in utero story times. Infant story times are structured differently because the needs of babies are so different! Toddlers who are brought to this story time will have a special role as well. Thanks to the Friends of the Library, this story time has new books and new developmentally appropriate toys. Parents and babies are welcome to stay for play and explore following the story time. Please like us on Facebook!

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  7. Imagination at Work

    December 21, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Children's Program Room

    Imagination is a creative force we use to put our ideas into action. We will explore this process by learning how famous artists used their imaginations from childhood, to achieve their creative goals, then create our own artwork inspired by the artist. Grades 1-6. Must register for this program. Register online for this class at mylakelibrary.org. Select Programs & Events, then Event Calendar and Locations (W.T. Bland Public Library). Please like us on Facebook!

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  8. Preschool Story Time/Stay & Play

    December 26, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Bring your preschoolers for a story time with Miss Lisa. After story time, stay and play with an assortment of our educational toys and activities. Suggested age 2 1/2 and older. Please like us on Facebook!

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  9. Sweet Peas a Baby Story Time

    December 28, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Saturdays at 10:30 am, beginning January 26, 2019. Announcing a special story time for babies up to 15 months as well as expectant parents. Meet other caregivers while supporting your baby’s early development needs. Staff have been specially trained on the latest best practices for infant and in utero story times. Infant story times are structured differently because the needs of babies are so different! Toddlers who are brought to this story time will have a special role as well. Thanks to the Friends of the Library, this story time has new books and new developmentally appropriate toys. Parents and babies are welcome to stay for play and explore following the story time. Please like us on Facebook!

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