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Monday, September 01, 2014

All libraries will be closed Monday, September 1st  for Labor Day. Normal library hours will resume on Tuesday, September 2nd. 

Upcoming Events

Imagination Palace

imagination-smDo you enjoy stories about princesses, princes, knights in shining armor, and friendly dragons? If so, you are sure to have fun using your imagination and making palace crafts fit for a king or queen.

Floral City
Saturday, September 13, 1:30 - 2:30 pm

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Pirates and Princesses

pirates-and-princessesCalling all pirates and princesses! Dress like a pirate or a princess and meet your friends at the Coastal Region Library. We will have fun walking the plank and sword fighting. The fair princesses can make fairy crowns and dance. Perhaps the pirates will dance too!

Coastal Region
Saturday, September 13, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

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Stampin' Up!® Card Making

card-makingAdults can join experts, Barbara Harmon and JoAnne McHale, for a fun-filled class creating handmade cards. Learn special card making techniques, such as: rubber stamping, embossing, die cutting, punching, and embellishing. Attendees will create two separate greeting cards to take home. Classes are free, but registration is required due to limited attendance.

Coastal Region
Friday, September 12, 10:30 am-12:00 pm

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Grandparent's Tea

tea-time-1Bring your Grandparent's along with you to the library to enjoy tea and stories. Enjoy making a craft and spending special time together!

Central Ridge branch
Friday, September 12, 10:30 - 11:30 am

 


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Citizenship Classes

citizenship-3This seven-week series of Citizenship Classes will teach adult learners the basic knowledge needed to pass the U.S. Naturalization Exam. Topics covered include: American history, the three branches of government, courts and the legal system, and famous Americans.

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Tobacco Cessation Class

Tobacco-Cessation-ClassesCitrus County Library System is partnering with the Gulfcoast North Area Health Education Center to provide a FREE 2-hour tobacco dependence seminar at various library branches.

 

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May 11, Wildlife Jeopardy: Cranes

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Wildlife Park To Host Wildlife Jeopardy Program May 11 
-May’s program to focus on Cranes -

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park will host a Wildlife Jeopardy program in the Education Center on Saturday, May 11, 2013 from noon until 12:30 pm. The program will be on Cranes.

The Wildlife Jeopardy program is an educational program for all ages. Volunteer Barbara Cairns will use a Jeopardy-style format to present interesting information on different Florida species monthly.

This program is included at no additional charge with regular park admission. It is a ten-minute walk from the park’s West entrance on Fishbowl Drive to the Education Center. The programs are held monthly December through May.

Barbara works as a docent in the Children's Education Center and is a retired school principal in overseas Dept. of Defense Schools in Labrador, Germany and Panama. She is also a published author with articles and stories in books, magazines and newspapers. Her latest books are Cracker Cow: a Narrative of Florida History, and Gatsby’s Adventures.

For more information, visit www.floridastateparks.org.

The event will take place:

12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Children’s Education Center
Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park
4150 South Suncoast Boulevard (U.S. Highway 19)
Homosassa, Florida

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