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Archive for February 2009

Festival of Reading Coming Soon

February 25, 2009

The Lake County Library System Festival of Reading presents the highest quality literary and cultural events and activities to encourage the love of reading and to promote the programs and services of the libraries. The program connects readers and writers in a way that enriches both by providing informative and entertaining programs to the community. […]

Holy Black History Month!: 23 Graphic Novels Featuring African Americans

February 19, 2009

With Barack Obama as our president, we should be seeing more graphic novels featuring blacks as major characters for children and tweens. Luckily, there are many existing works that offer distinctive and often powerful portrayals of African Americans famous and unknown, real and fictional. Limited to teen through adult readers, the titles below are recommended for […]

Electrifying move: Vehicle charging station in the works for downtown Eustis

February 18, 2009

The Eustis City Commission approved a resolution last week supporting an endeavor by RubeLab, a not-for-profit corporation involved in the development of technologies to solve environmental issues, to construct a solar charging station for electric vehicles in downtown Eustis, at the corner of Eustis and Clifford streets. “This is an exciting first step,” said City […]

U.S. Navy Summer Program for Juniors

February 11, 2009

U. S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar 2009 online application process. Do you know a High School Junior who has the potential to be a good Naval Officer? Please let them know about the Naval Academy Summer Seminar Program. Naval Academy Summer Seminar Applications opened on February 1st, 2009. For More Information and To Apply Online […]

Want to learn more about working in Government??

February 7, 2009

Academy offers an up-close view of County government TAVARES — Lake County citizens are invited to sign up for the spring edition of the Lake County Citizens’ Academy. The spring program of the academy is scheduled for March 5 to April 23 and is offered at no cost to residents. Classes are held each Thursday […]

President Obama Reading to Second Graders!

February 5, 2009

National Hero Uses the Library!!

February 4, 2009

ASSOCIATED PRESS Posted: 2:38 pm February 3, 2009 FRESNO, Calif. — Hero pilot Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger is now every librarian’s hero, too. When the US Airways pilot’s plane ended up at the bottom of the Hudson River on Jan. 15, so did a book he had checked out from the library at California State University, […]

Leesburg Teen Programs Wins Award!!

February 4, 2009

Some of you remember the fun events we had for Teen Read Week back in October! We had a Virtual Visit from Young Adult author Allison Van Diepen, (Snitch, Street Pharm) and we made magnets from discarded keyboard pieces. Natalie also visited Oak Park Middle School and hosted Twilight Trivia on Family night at the […]