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UPCOMING EVENTS


 

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 New schedule published the 4th Monday of every month.


News Splash
Upcoming events in the City of Winter Haven

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Tuesday, February 9, 10AM - 2PM

FREE Tax Preparation*

Services provided by the United Way of Central Florida Financial Stability Partnership

Checklist of documents and information to bring with you.

Schedule an appointment or find other FREE tax preparation locations and times.

*Offer good for household income up to $62,000/yr


Tuesday, February 9, 4PM

LEGO Club

We supply the Lego blocks, you supply the imagination!  Creations will be displayed during the following week. Ages 7-12


Tuesday, February 9, 5-6:30PM

Technology Help Desk

Having a problem figuring out your e-reader, laptop or other electronic device?  Stop by the Library on Tuesdays & Thursdays between 5-6:30PM  for help from our City IT Department.


Tuesday, February 9, 6PM

Poetry Club

Meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month.


Wednesday, February 10, 10AM

Morning Book Club

Book: The Residence by Kate Anderson Bower

This club meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month. Meetings begin at 10 a.m. in the Historical Conference Room. Titles include a variety of adult fiction, nonfiction and biographies.

Click here for list.


Thursday, February 11, 1-3:00PM

Creative Writing Critique Group

This group meets on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month from 1-3PM. Attendees share and critique their writings. All aspiring writers are welcome. 

Questions? Send email to wekeig@gmail.com

Click here for flyer.


Saturday, February 13, 2-4PM

Saturday Afternoon at the Movies

Movie: Alvin & the Chipmunks: The Valentines Collection(PG)

Join us on the second and fourth Saturday of each month at 2PM unless otherwise noted. Movie titles are intended for a family audience. Admission is FREE! Food and drinks are welcome.

Click here for schedule.


Tuesday, February 16, 4PM

Tuesday Book Club

Book: Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

This Club meets on the third Tuesday of every month. Meetings begin at 4PM in the Historical Conference Room. Titles include a variety of adult fiction, nonfiction and biographies.

Click here for a complete list of dates and titles.


Tuesday, February 16, 4PM

LEGO Club

We supply the Lego blocks, you supply the imagination!  Creations will be displayed during the following week. Ages 7-12


Tuesday, February 16, 5-6:30PM

Technology Help Desk

Having a problem figuring out your e-reader, laptop or other electronic device?  Stop by the Library on Tuesdays & Thursdays between 5-6:30PM  for help from our City IT Department.


Wednesday, February 17, 12-1PM

Friends of the Library Book Review Series

Book: The Road to Character by David Brooks and reviewed by Reverend Lynn Garner

The Friends of the Library Book Review meets on the third Wednesday, from 12-1PM. Bring you lunch. We provide books, beverages and snacks. Enter the raffle to win a copy of the reviewed book. All are welcome to attend.

Click here for schedule.


Thursday, February 18, 5-6:30PM

Technology Help Desk

Having a problem figuring out your e-reader, laptop or other electronic device?  Stop by the Library on Tuesdays & Thursdays between 5-6:30PM  for help from our City IT Department.


Friday, February 19, 3:30-4:30PM

Minecrafters

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, February 20, 10AM - 2PM

FREE Tax Preparation*

Services provided by the United Way of Central Florida Financial Stability Partnership

Checklist of documents and information to bring with you.

Schedule an appointment or find other FREE tax preparation locations and times.

*Offer good for household income up to $62,000/yr


Tuesday, February 23, 4PM

LEGO Club

We supply the Lego blocks, you supply the imagination!  Creations will be displayed during the following week. Ages 7-12


Tuesday, February 23, 5-6:30PM

Technology Help Desk

Having a problem figuring out your e-reader, laptop or other electronic device?  Stop by the Library on Tuesdays & Thursdays between 5-6:30PM  for help from our City IT Department.


Thursday, February 25, 1-3:00PM

Creative Writing Critique Group

This group meets on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month from 1-3PM. Attendees share and critique their writings. All aspiring writers are welcome. 

Questions? Send email to wekeig@gmail.com

Click here for flyer.


Thursday, February 25, 5-6:30PM

Technology Help Desk

Having a problem figuring out your e-reader, laptop or other electronic device?  Stop by the Library on Tuesdays & Thursdays between 5-6:30PM  for help from our City IT Department.


Saturday, February 27, 2-4PM

Saturday Afternoon at the Movies

Movie: Hotel Transylvania 2 (PG)

Join us on the second and fourth Saturday of each month at 2PM unless otherwise noted. Movie titles are intended for a family audience. Admission is FREE! Food and drinks are welcome.

Click here for schedule.


Tuesday, March 1, 2-4PM

Cameos Memoirs Writing Class

Write your own stories!  Class meets the first Tuesday of each month. For more information, contact Beverly Lerner at (863) 294-6042 or bevlerner@aol.com


Tuesday, March 1, 4PM

LEGO Club

We supply the Lego blocks, you supply the imagination!  Creations will be displayed during the following week. Ages 7-12


Thursday, March 3, 5-6:30PM

Technology Help Desk

Having a problem figuring out your e-reader, laptop, cell phone or other electronic device?  Stop by the Library on Tuesdays & Thursdays between 5-6:30PM  for help from our City IT Department.


Saturday, March 5, 11AM - Noon

Fringe Florida: The Unusual Subcultures of the Sunshine State

Florida has long held a magical place in people's imaginations, but in recent years it's also gained a reputation for being a place where people are a little different, if not strange. Author and journalist Lynn Waddell delves beyond the sensational headlines and takes audiences inside some of the state's most eclectic and daring worlds.

This event will be held at the Winter Haven Public Library.

Click here for details.     Click here to register.


 

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Winter Haven

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presents the

KNOW YOUR ROOTS SERIES

Fringe Florida: The Unusual Subcultures of the Sunshine State

presented by
Lynn Waddell

Saturday, March 5

11AM - 12PM

at the

Winter Haven Public Library

Registration opens Friday, February 5

Click here for details.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library and the

City of Winter Haven

 

FREE Tax Preparation*

at the Winter Haven Public Library
from

10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on:

February 9 and 20
March 15 and 29
April 12 and 16

Documents and information to bring with you.


More Resources

to schedule an appointment, find other FREE tax preparation locations, file online for free and more.


Services provided by the United Way of Central Florida and the Financial Stability Partnership

*Offer good for household income up to $62,000/yr.

 

 

 

 

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