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Library Programs

Book Reviews & Clubs

Chit Chat & Interact
Computer Classes
Excellence in Reading

Lego Club
Little Sprouts Story Time

Saturday Afternoon Movies

Schedule of Events - See Upcoming Programs

Summer Youth Programs

Book Reviews & Clubs

Tuesday Book Club - 3rd Tuesday at 4 p.m.
in the Historical Conference Room. 
Click here for book list/schedule.

The Morning Book Club - 2nd Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the Library's Historical Conference Room.
Click here for the schedule of books.

Wednesday Book Review - 2nd Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in the Multipurpose Room.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, This program runs October through February. 
Click here for more information.

Chit Chat and Interact
Parents and caregivers share interactive play time with children in order to continue building early literacy skills taught in story time.  Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11:30AM.  This program runs September through April.  See also Little Sprouts Story Time!

Computer Classes.
Computer classes are offered in the Library's SEEDLab.  Registration is required unless otherwise noted.
Click here for the schedule.

Excellence in Reading is a very successful program at the library. Children read specific books and are tested on a computer. There are a set number of books to read and incentives awarded along the way. The Excellence in Reading program is  for ages 5-17.

Click here to for a list of reading titles.


Lego Club

We supply the Lego blocks, you supply the imagination!  Creations will be displayed during the following week. Ages 7-12. Lego Club meets every Tuesday at 4PM.
Little Sprouts Story Time is held Mid-September through April. Children enjoy stories, songs, finger plays and puppet shows that develop early literacy skills and promote interaction between parents and children. 


Minecrafters is a hands-on event for kids.  Learn, play and share the world of Minecraft.  Lego Minecraft and Minecraft Pocket Edition on iPads will be featured. This program occurs on the 3rd Friday of the month.

Saturday Afternoon Movies.  Enjoy free movies provided the second and fourth Saturday of the month in the Library’s movie theater at 2 p.m.  Movie titles are geared towards a family audience with a variety of G, PG and sometimes PG-13 ratings.  Refreshments are available for a small charge.
Click here for schedule.

Summer Youth Programs is a State Library of Florida sponsored program. This program is conducted throughout the summertime for children of all ages. Activities include: puppet shows, performers, storytellers,  reading logs and arts and crafts.
Click here for schedule and registration.

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Library Hours:

Note: Public access computers shut down 15 minutes before closing.

New hours as of May 14, 2012.


Monday & Wednesday
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Tuesday & Thursday
10 a.m. - 7 p.m.


Friday & Saturday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.