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News Release

For immediate release - November 25, 2019

Top December events

Check out the top December events! All free.
Full calendar of all library events

Astor County Library
Scrabble Club
Recurring Mondays @ 11am
Monday, Dec. 2, 2019 @ 11am
Monday, Dec. 9, 2019 @ 11am
Monday, Dec. 16, 2019 @ 11am
Monday, Dec. 23, 2019 @ 11am
Monday, Dec. 30, 2019 @ 11am
All ages
Test your vocab and new learn words in this
family-friendly game! Beginners welcome.

Marion Baysinger Memorial County Library
Computer Class: Basic Microsoft
Recurring every first Monday
Monday, Dec. 2, 2019 @ 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Join this class to learn basic tips and tricks on how
to use Microsoft Office. The instructor is bilingual in
Spanish and English.

Cooper Memorial Library
Violin & Flute Duo
Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019 @ 6pm - 7pm
All ages
Enjoy holiday songs on violin and flute by
Shannon Caine and Beautiful Music

Cagan Crossings Community Library
Pokémon League
Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 @ 10:30am - 1:30pm
Ages 8-18
Join us for our Cagan Pokémon League
and battle for bragging rights!

Cooper Memorial Library
Saxophone Concert with Jay Guess
Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 @ 6pm - 7pm
All ages
Enjoy holiday music with the soothing sounds
of the saxophone by this talented musician.

Marion Baysinger Memorial County Library
Recurring every third Monday
The Tech Guru Is In
Monday, Dec. 16, 2019 @ 1:30pm - 3:30pm
All ages
Bring your cellphone, laptop, Kindle, Apple watch
or other tech device for some one-on-one, basic training!
The instructor is bilingual in Spanish and English.

Fruitland Park Library
3rd Annual Cops & Cookies
Wednesday, Dec. 18 @ 10:30am
Ages 4+
This interactive event will feature a story time
by the Fruitland Park Police. Children will
also decorate Christmas cookies.

Leesburg Public Library
Would You Like Your Dog to Volunteer?
Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019 @ 11am
This is an informational workshop for humans to
find out if your dog is a good fit for a volunteer with
hospice patients and families. Registration is required.
Call the library at 352-728-9790.

Fruitland Park Library
Children's Garden Grand Opening & Dedication
Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019 @ 10am
All ages
The garden is in memory of Virgil Bell who
passed away in 2015 in Leesburg, FL at the age of 91.
Virgil was the father of current Fruitland Park City
Commissioner Christopher Bell and grandfather-in-law
of current Lake County Commissioner Josh Blake.
The new outdoor space will consist of lush paths
leading to a giant 12’ x 12’ chessboard and a sensory
butterfly garden featuring plants native to Florida.

Cagan Crossings Community Library
Read to Sydney
Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019 @ 11am - 11:45am
All ages
Come join Thom and his therapy dog Toby for
their Read To Sydney program. Children can
bring their own book or choose one from the
children’s collection to read to Toby.

Tavares Public Library
So You Think You Know Fruitcake
Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019 @ 12:30pm
All Ages
Learn surprising facts and tantalizing tidbits
about the cake we all love to hate!

Tavares Public Library
Public Poetry Series: Winter Solstice
Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019 @ 2pm
All Ages
Come out for an afternoon of literary illumination
and hot chocolate with Lake County Poet
Laureate Laura Sobbott Ross.

Leesburg Public Library
Photo Scanning Event
Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019 @ 11am - 3pm
Give your family the perfect gift of preserving
family history! Bring your photos and learn how to
easily scan and preserve your family pictures.

Astor County Library
Past Finders Genealogy Club
Recurring every fourth Saturday
Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019 @ 11am
Looking to start a family tree, or learn new
ways to discover your ancestry? Join our group!


Media contact:
Keri Lyttle
Program Specialist

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