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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.

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
$15/year
Individual
$10/year

 

 

 

 

The Board meets monthly, excluding June and July. An annual General Membership Meeting is held every January. Friends' members will vote for new officers and board members in even numbered years.  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.

Almost-Spring Book Sale
Fall Book Sale
Both sales will be held at the Homosassa Library.
Watch for the dates to be announced. 

We welcome your book and media donations starting in August for the Fall sale, etc.

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 August 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:

2016 Officers
President, Nancy Everett
Vice President, Jean Becker
Secretary, Victoria (Vicki) Budd

Treasurer, Mark Joyce

2016 Directors
Rose Ann Davis
Diane Gapczynski
Dee Koehn
Carol Pellegrine
Sharon Ringsrud
Cathy Trask
Cathy Wright 

Early Childhood Literacy

Every week, there are exciting and educational youth classes at your libraries. These classes teach students and parents important literacy skills like vocabulary, phonological awareness, narrative skills, print awareness, letter knowledge, and an appreciation for learning and enjoying books.

ezbooksCentral Ridge Library


Mother Goose Time
Wednesdays, 11:00 am

A 20-minute class for babies 0-30 months and their caregivers, featuring songs, rhymes, and fingerplays. 

Preschool Stories
Tuesdays, 11:00 am
Stories, music, and crafts for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.
 
Coastal Region Library

Mother Goose Time
Tuesdays, 11:00 am

A 20-minute class for babies 0-30 months and their caregivers, featuring songs, rhymes, and fingerplays. 

Preschool Stories
Thursdays, 10:30 am

Stories, music, and crafts for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.

Floral City Public Library

Preschool Stories
Wednesdays, 10:30 am
Stories, music, and crafts for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers

Homosassa Public Library

Mother Goose Time
Thursdays, 11:00 am

A 20-minute class for babies 0-30 months and their caregivers, featuring songs, rhymes, and fingerplays.

Preschool Stories
Wednesdays, 11:00 am

Stories, music, and crafts for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers. 

Lakes Region Library

Mother Goose Time
Fridays, 11:00 am

A 20-minute class for babies 0-30 months and their caregivers, featuing songs, rhymes, and fingerplays.

Preschool Stories
Thursdays, 10:30 am

Stories, music, and crafts for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.

Paws to Read
2nd Tuesday, 4:30 pm
A fun reading class incorporating Paws to Read, where children read to a therapy dog and build confidence.

 

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