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Wednesday, May 04, 2016

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Creative Coloring for Adults

celtic-mandalaAdult coloring is here! Coloring generates wellness and stimulates the brain areas related to motor skills, the senses and creativity. We’ll provide multiple coloring pages to choose from as well as a nice selection of colored pencils, markers, and crayons. We’ll also provide a welcoming environment with soothing music to help you relax and enjoy some YOU time. No registration necessary. Supplies provided by the Friends of the Homosassa Public Library.

Homosassa
Tuesday, May 17, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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Get to Know Your "Citrus YMCA

ymca-header1The Executive Director, Joanna Castle will present general information and membership packages regarding the long anticipated opening of the Citrus YMCA.  A "Q & A" will be held and handouts will be available.  The facility will open May 1, 2016. : YMCA Executive Director/Joanna Castle.

Central Ridge
Tuesday, May 17, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Monday Movie Matinee: The Walk

the-walkTwelve people have walked on the moon, but only one man has ever, or will ever, walk in the immense void between the World Trade Centers. The film is a love letter to Paris and New York City in the 1970's, but most of all, to the Towers of the World Trade Center.

Lakes Region
Monday, May 16, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM


 

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Free Movie: Miss You Already

miss-you-alreadyA woman (Toni Collette) undergoes treatment to battle breast cancer while her best friend (Drew Barrymore) tries to get pregnant.

Central Ridge
Thursday, May 12, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM


 

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Friends of the Coastal Region Library Board Meeting

coastalThe 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.

Coastal Region

Thursday, May 12, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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Enjoy Your Florida Summer: The Withlachoochee State Forest

The Citrus County area is a wild wonderland of nature conservation and preservation as well as recreational areas. The Withlacoochee National Forest offers an amazing array of all three concerns. A Forest Ranger from the Florida State Forest Service will let you in on the secrets of the Withlacoochee recreational areas such as the Croom Preserve and the Tillis Hill Park and how their work, particularly with control burns keeps our forests healthy and open for our recreational use.

Homosassa
Thursday, May 12, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 

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Make a Difference: Become a Tutor!

Volunteer-HandsMake a difference in your community! 
New tutor training April 18 & 19th.  

Join us for a workshop on April 18 & 19, 2013, at the Homosassa branch to become a new volunteer adult literacy tutor

Learn proven methods to teach reading, writing, and English speaking skills to adult learners. Specific topics will include: How Adults Learn, Understanding Learning Styles, Word Recognition Strategies, Reading Comprehension and Writing Strategies, Teaching Conversational Skills to English Language Learners, and Creating Lesson Plans with Confidence. No prior teaching experience is needed.

For more information or to guarantee a seat, please contact Charlyn at 352-795-3716..

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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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