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Technology Education

Technology Education in the Citrus County Library System offers free, quality classes on a variety of topics including basic computer use, specific computer applications, databases and other information resources.

Classes are first come, first served through reservation either by phone at 746-6622, in person at the appropriate library, or through the online calendar. Click one of the location calendar links below to see the list of classes and register.

Computer Skills Classes

These classes will assist you in learning to use a computer. Each class builds on the skills introduced in the previous class.

Tai Chi

The low impact Tai Chi classes encourage, share, and enhance the knowledge about health benefits that the ancient art of Tai Chi offers. Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese discipline that involves a continuous series of generally controlled slow movements to improve one’s balance and overall health. 

 

Every Tuesday, 11:00am
Floral City Branch
Drop in to practice your Tai Chi forms! Music is provided. Please wear loose clothing.

Every Thursday, 10:00am - 11:30
Lakes Region Branch
Martial arts in slow motion for balance and meditation.

Every Friday, 10:30am
Coastal Region Branch
Tai Chi for all ages, low-impact.


Every Monday, 10:15 am - 11:45 am & 12 pm - 1:30 pm

Every Friday, 10:15 am - 11:45 am

Homosassa Branch 

Classes Cancelled August 4 - 11, 2014

Tai Chi for Seniors: A class that encourages, shares, and enhances the practice and knowledge of the health benefits of the ancient art of Tai Chi. Tai Chi emphasizes slow, simple motions to improve balance and overall health. Because of room size this class is limited to 25 participants.


Friends of the Homosassa Public Library

2014-ho-folEstablished in 1991, the Friends is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to enhance the materials and services of the Homosassa Public Library through fundraising and donations.

The Friends raise and give money to support classes and events at the Homosassa Library, as well as to enhance the Library's collection. 

The all-volunteer association has five (5) membership classes: individual, family, contributing, sponsor, and benefactor. 

Benefactor
$100/year
Sponsor
$50/year
Contributor
$25/year
Family
$10/year
Individual
$5/year

 

 

 

 

The Board meets monthly, excluding June and July. An annual General Membership Meeting is held every February for the purpose of electing officers (members only voting). The Public is cordially invited to attend the event, where a special speaker and refreshments are provided. New Board of Director volunteers are always welcomed.

The Friends hold two major fundraising events each year in the spring and fall to support the Homosassa Library. Membership dues and donations also help meet fundraising goals.

Fall Booksale

Seafood Festival
November 

Correspondence can be sent to the President addressed to the Homosassa Public Library, 4100 South Grandmarch Avenue, Homosassa, FL 34446-1120. Please call Nancy Everett @ 352-382-2440 for membership information. Pick up the newsletter at the Library. Drop your book donations at the Homosassa Library or call Nancy for pick-up. We welcome your book donations starting in September for the Fall Sale and encourage volunteers interested in helping out at the sale. We have fun, work a little, and give a lot back to our beautiful Homosassa Library. Come join us!

Current Officers and Directors:

2014 Officers
President, Nancy Everett
Vice President, Dee Koehn
Secretary, Victoria (Vicki) Budd

Treasurer, Jean Becker

 

2014 Directors

Diane Gapczynski
Mark Joyce
Carol Pellegrine
Sharon Ringsrud
Lana Schlosser
Cathy Trask

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