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Upcoming Events

Appy Hour Getting Started with Android

androidBring your Android device and questions. Learn about initial setup steps and basic functions of the device. (NOTE: Classes for Kindle and iPad are taught separately). Registration is required.

Lakes Region
Monday, July 11, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Exercise Your Mind: Phone Scams Presentation

Lee Alexander, Senior Affairs Coordinator and Seniors vs. Crime Officer Manager of Citrus County Sheriff's Office, will discuss and give tips on how to recognize phone scams.  Some of the common phone scams include the IRS, credit cards, and computer upgrades.  This event will be enlightening and helpful to all.  Please do not fall prey to these scammers but come and seek out information on how to detect them.

Central Ridge
Monday, July 11, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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Exercise Your Mind: Brain Body Messaging

This class is being taught by Dr. Susan Lorain. How the Mind Talks to the Body - This class explains the physical and emotional components of pain. How to listen to our bodies. Understanding the why behind pain. Practical tips on how we can feel better. A 2 minute meditation is demonstrated, one may join if inclined.

Central Ridge
Saturday, July 09, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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Exercise Your Mind: Cooking Meals for 1

Please join Sarah M. Ellis, from the UF IFAS Extension on Monday, July 18th from 10:30am - 12:00pm for her program, "Cooking Meals for 1."

Homosassa
Saturday, July 09, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Central Ridge
Monday, July 18, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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Coastal Cinema: The Finest Hours

finest-hours

This docudrama depicts the incredible story of a daring Coast Guard rescue operation off of Cape Cod during a ferocious storm in the winter of 1952. When an oil tanker splits in half, trapping its crew aboard the sinking vessel, four brave Guardsmen set out to save them. Walt Disney Pictures. PG-13
Coastal Region
Saturday, July 09, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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Historical Novel Society

booksbling-webGroup will meet in the Central Ridge Library in Beverly Hills. To promote interest in the reading and writing of the historical novel genre.

Central Ridge

Saturday, July 09, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Saturday, August 13, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Teens

PREMIUM DATABASES
Student Edition - Infotrac 
This database is designed for high school students, with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books.

BOOKS AND WRITING
Dear Reader Online Teen Book Club - Every day a new five minute read, along with an introduction from a teen reader
Genrefluent - Brief, lively book reviews on this Web page, formerly known as Genreflecting
Poetry 180 - 180 poems chosen to be of interest to high school students
TeenInk -  Website based on a monthly magazine written by teens for teens
TeenReads
- Author talks, contests, book reviews by teens
YALSA - Booklists - Popular paperbacks, quick picks, Best books for Young Adults, award winners

HEALTH
Family Doctor: Teens - Familydoctor.org's web page gives info on what to expect at a doctor's visits as well as lots of information on common health conditions that affect teenagers
Go Ask Alice -
Columbia University's Health Q&A Internet Service, offers loads of advice on relationships, nutrition and diet, drugs, sex, alcohol, stress, etc.
Teens Health
- Up-to-date information on issues concerning puberty, mental health, sex, nutrition, and body image

SCHOOLS & EDUCATION
Web Directory: Education

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Join us for a free Tutor Training Workshop to become a new volunteer adult literacy tutor. Learn proven methods to teach reading, writing, and English...

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Citizenship Classes

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Do you dream of becoming an American citizen? Join us at the library for five weeks of classes designed to teach individuals the skills they...

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Pre-GED: Math/Algebra/Geometry

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Pre-GED Math - In this instructor led class, learners will review adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing whole numbers and fractions, solving word problems, and understanding...

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Pre-GED: Language Arts

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Pre-GED Language Arts - In this instructor led class, learners will review basic grammar, build vocabulary, improve spelling, and increase reading comprehension. Pre-registration is encouraged to...

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Did you know that according to the Florida Legislature Report from February, 2014 in Citrus County 1 in 4 people are functionally illiterate and that...

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GED Science Test Prep

GED Science Test Prep

In this instructor led class, learners will take and review practice GED exams on multiple sciences, including: life science, earth science, chemistry, and physics. This...

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Pre-GED: Social Studies

Pre-GED: Social Studies

Pre-GED Social Studies - In this instructor led class, learners review social studies including: U.S. history, world history, civics, geography, and economics. Throughout the course,...

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Pre-GED: Science

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Pre-GED Science - In this instructor led class learners review the basics of multiple sciences which include: life science, earth science, chemistry, and physics. Throughout the course...

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Pre-GED: Essay Writing

Pre-GED: Essay Writing

Pre-GED Essay Writing - In this instructor led class, learners will review how to write an essay and work on increasing their reading comprehension. The...

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Tobacco Cessation Class

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Tobacco Cessation Class

GulfCoast North Area Health Education Center is partnering with Citrus County Library System to provide a FREE 2-hour tobacco dependence seminar. Anyone interested in quitting... Read more

Estuary Exploration: A Science Discovery…

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Estuary Exploration: A Science Discovery Summer Camp

The Friends of the Crystal River State Parks, Inc., in partnership with the Florida Park Service, the Florida Coastal Office (FCO) and the Florida Public... Read more

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Looking for something fun (and interesting!) to do when school gets out? Join Citrus County Extension for summer camps. Come to one or come to... Read more

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If you aren't familiar with Medicare or the other available resources, or if you just want to brush up on what you already know, SHINE... Read more

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