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Book Donation Drive
Help us get books in
the hands of Winter Haven kids this summer! Donate
your gently used books, for ages 6-13, at the Winter
Haven Public Library. Books will be distributed
from June 16 to August 8.
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Ribbon Cutting & Dedication
The Library has moved
forward with its goal to increase digital literacy
skills in the community with the new Information
Commons. This technology area will include
computers for public access and the new Science,
Exploration, Education, Design (SEED) Lab. Both
projects are made possible through the generous support
of the Friends of the Winter Haven Library and the Estate of Elaine Zaborowski.
The ribbon cutting and
dedication took place on Saturday, May 10. Dick
Madaus, Jane Marting and Mayor Nat Birdsong acknowledged
Elaine Zaborowski and her generous gift which made the
Information Commons possible. They also spoke of
what the SEEDLab has to offer and the benefits to the
The dedication was
followed by demonstrations in the SEEDLab and a
technology petting zoo, allowing people to actually get
on a computer or Chromebook. The City of Winter
Haven's IT Department demonstrated some of the cool
technology that relates to young people.
Food and drink (and
evil deserts) were provided as well.