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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Artists & Displays

Monthly Artists & Displays

Stop by the libraries every month to see changing displays featuring beautiful works of art and interesting collections, artifacts, or memorabilia--all contributed by the creative, talented people that live right alongside you in your community.


February 2016:

Do you have an interesting collection to share?

We're always looking for community members who wish to share their talents at the library each month. 

Displays provide exposure to the work of artisans and artists, or provide information on subjects of general interest to the public. The display cases are secured. For more information call your local branch or contact us.

Central Ridge Branch

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Display: Love Your Library Event - The 50's Doo-Wop-Hop

The Friends of the Library have created a spectacular display with an array of 50's inspired memorabilia. Make sure to pop in and take a peek. This display is truly fun and nostalgic!!!

Join us Friday, February 12, 2016, at the Central Ridge Library from 6:30-9:00 pm for the 6th Annual Love Your Library Evening. Tickets are $25.00 per person and include live classical music, decadent decorations, delectable h'ordeuvres, complimentary wine, silent auction featuring amazingly unique items, and overflowing gift baskets that will be raffled.

The 2016 Love Your Library Evening is hosted by the Citrus County Special Library District Advisory Board.  All proceeds from this special after hours fundraising event benefit the Citrus County Library System and all of the community-enriching services it provides, including quality educational classes, cultural programming, access to technology and resources, as well as, new books and materials.

Coastal Region Branch

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Artist: Frank Sunshadow Curtis

This month's featured artist is Frank Sunshadow Curtis. Frank is a descendant of the Penobscot and Chippewa tribes.    He got his start with photography while traveling around the world with the US Coast Guard. 

Frank has been featured as an award winning artist in National Geographic.

Be sure to stop by this month and see some of Frank's wonderful photography. 

 

Display: Love Your Library Event 2016

Join us Friday, February 12, 2016, at the Central Ridge Library from 6:30-9:00 pm for the 6th Annual Love Your Library Evening. Tickets are $25.00 per person and include live classical music, decadent decorations, delectable h'ordeuvres, complimentary wine, silent auction featuring amazingly unique items, and overflowing gift baskets that will be raffled.

The 2016 Love Your Library Evening is hosted by the Citrus County Special Library District Advisory Board.  All proceeds from this special after hours fundraising event benefit the Citrus County Library System and all of the community-enriching services it provides, including quality educational classes, cultural programming, access to technology and resources, as well as, new books and materials.

 

Floral City Branch

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Artist: Jaret Lubewiecki

Mixed Media

Jaret Lubewiecki is also a Master Gardener and she facilitates the Ask a Master Gardener program at the Floral City Library the first Wednesday of every month at 2:00 PM.

To view Jaret's additional work visit the Florida Artist Gallery.

Homosassa Branch

Artist: Joe Dube

On January 16th, join award-winning free-lance photographer and President of the Friends of the Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park, Joe Dube, as he combines his love of the Park with his love of and expertise in photography. In his presentation you will travel by word and image through the wonders of our local treasure. Joe will also share his tips for making all your photographs better, especially the ones you take in the Park.

While you’re at the Library, take a bit of time to enjoy the photographs Joe will be sharing with us for the month of January.

 

Lakes Region Branch

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Artist: Kim Shields

Enjoy the reflections of the places and people of Citrus County presented in the paintings of exhibiting artist, Kim Shields. While Kim is current president of the Florida Watercolor Society, he presents work here in a variety of media including watercolor, pastels, pen-and-ink, as well as watercolor.

this is a limited engagement only through January 30th.

 

 

Display: Elephants & Light Houses

Lakes Region Library's Circulation Supervisor, Cheryl Green is sharing a small selection of her lighthouse and her elephant figures collection. Available for viewing through the end of the month.

 

 

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