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Friday, August 28, 2015

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Tweens & Teens: Creative Jars

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Use your creative side to make glittered glass jars. Snacks provided courtesy of the Friends of the Lakes Region Library.

Lakes Region
Thursday, September 10, 3:30 - 5:00 PM


 

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Stampin' Up!® Card Making

card-makingAdults can join experts 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
Homosassa

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Friends of the Central Ridge Library Meeting

hlThe Friends of the Library are non-profit organizations dedicated to enhancing public library service for the citizens of Citrus County.

Friends are people who love books, love to read, and want to help others enjoy the pleasure of reading. Friends donate time and resources to the libraries and Friends’ organizations. Friends believe that they can make the difference between a good Library System and a great Library System. Friends of the Library work to make libraries and their community better.

Become part of a fun group that makes a real difference. You can download an application form, fill it out, and bring it into your local library today.

Central Ridge

Thursday, September 10, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

 

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Pre-GED Tutor Workshop - Make a Difference!

Volunteer-HandsMake a difference and help other adults reach their personal and career goals. Attend our free hands-on workshop on how to be an effective Pre-GED tutor, instructor, or class assistant for the Library system's Pre-GED program. The training will cover various topics, such as: 2014 new GED Exams, literacy facts, classroom management techniques, learner motivation and goal setting, specific Pre-GED curricula, and multiple print and online resources. No prior teaching experience is needed. Space is limited. Patrons can register by calling Literacy Services at(352)628-5626.

Coastal Region
Wednesday, September 09, 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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Meet the Author: Dr. Joe Ponds

dr-joe-pondsJoin local author Dr. Joe Ponds as he discusses his book "The 600 M.O.L. Black Helicopter Pilots in Vietnam" and then join him for a meet and greet book signing. "... as we landed and started to taxi the aircraft to the side of the runway, we noticed that the soldiers were armed with AK47s (Russian-made rifles used by the Viet Cong) and not M16s (American-issued rifles), realizing that we were completely surrounded by the enemy. 

Homosassa
Wednesday, September 09, 2:00 - 3:30 PM
Coastal Region
Thursday, September 10, 10:30 AM - -12:00 PM
Lakes Region
Friday, September 11, 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Central Ridge
Tuesday, September 15, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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Meet the Author: Ronnie Allen

ronnie-allenJoin us in welcoming Ronnie Allen, local author of the "Sign Behind the Crime" series. Ronnie's novels can be described as psychological thrillers featuring obsession, murder, and revenge. The author will answer questions about her books, and will discuss her upcoming projects.

Learn more about Ronnie here: http://ronnieallennovel.com

Lakes Region
Wednesday, September 09, 1:30 - 2:30 PM
Central Ridge
Wednesday, September 16, 1:30 - 2:30 PM
Coastal Region
Wednesday, September 30, 1:30 - 2:30 PM
Homosassa
Wednesday, October 07, 1:30 - 2:30 PM
Floral City
Wednesday, October 14, 1:30 - 2:30 PM

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Adult Literacy New Tutor Training

Adult Literacy New Tutor Training

Make a difference in your community! Join us for a workshop to become a new volunteer adult literacy tutor. Learn proven methods to teach reading,...

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Adult Literacy - Pre-GED Instructor/Tuto…

Adult Literacy - Pre-GED Instructor/Tutor Training Workshop

Make a difference and help other adults reach their personal and career goals. Attend our free hands-on workshop on how to be an effective Pre-GED...

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Citrus Libraries Adult Literacy Services - New Tutor Training

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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Citizenship Classes

Citizenship Classes

This 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,...

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Pre-GED: Math/Algebra/Geometry

Pre-GED: Math/Algebra/Geometry

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: Science

Pre-GED: Science

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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Citizenship Classes

Citizenship Classes

This 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,...

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August 20: Music at the Museum

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August 20: Music at the Museum

One Courthouse SquareInverness, Florida Summer Concert - Charlie C & Remember This Band Thursday, August 20th, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. (Doors open at 6:00)Admission: $10/per person,... Read more

Old Courthouse Heritage Museum Opens New…

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Old Courthouse Heritage Museum Opens New Traveling Exhibition

One Courthouse SquareInverness, Florida The Old Courthouse Heritage Museum will open a new traveling exhibition “The Art of Uncle Monday and Other Florida Tales” on Tuesday,... Read more

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Old courthouse Heritage Museum Seeking Volunteers

One Courthouse SquareInverness, Florida Citrus County Old Courthouse Heritage Museum is currently recruiting volunteers to serve as tour guides and information specialists. The Museum Visitor Service... Read more

2015 Trips to the Rays Ballgames are Bac…

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2015 Trips to the Rays Ballgames are Back!

The 2015 Rays Baseball Trips, Sponsored by the Senior Foundation of Citrus County are back. Tickets are $50 each and include round-trip transportation via a... Read more

Veterans Assistance

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Veterans Assistance

Citrus County Veterans Services Department will have a Veterans Case Manager on site to assist veterans applying for benefits and provide information for other veteran... Read more

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The mission of the Citrus County Library System is to promote the pursuit of knowledge and deliver quality information and educational opportunities to the community.