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ALL Community Events

  1. Mount Dora 2018

    January 25, 2018, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Lake Receptions

    Through a collaborative effort, The City of Mount Dora, Visit Mount Dora, Lake County Economic Development & Tourism and The Mount Dora Area Chamber of Commerce present and discuss the partnerships and goals in keeping the area the best place to live, work and play. Tickets available prior to event at www.MountDora.com or (352) 383-2165.

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Boards & Committees Calendar

  1. Public Arts Commission Meeting

    January 23, 2018, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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  2. Historic Preservation Board Meeting

    January 31, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Community Building Calendar

  1. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

    January 26, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Community Building

    Celebrating their Golden (50th) Anniversary together, the iconic and profoundly influential Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, often cited as a catalyst for an entire movement in Country Rock and American Roots Music, continues to add to their legendary status.

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Library - Adult Calendar

  1. Bland Writers

    January 21, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Community Room

    A new writers group is forming at your Library: Bland Writers! Join like-minded writers on the 3rd Sunday of each month for networking, sharing and a free program just for writers. Author Jenny Torres Sanchez will kick off the first meeting, speaking on "Tips for Authentic Characters." After her remarks, Jenny will answer your questions about writing and publishing. Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the Mount Dora Library Association.

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  2. DreadFul Writing Program

    January 21, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Children's Program Room

    Inviting ALL writers and artists between the ages of 11 to 18 to a special program resulting in getting your work published! Writer-artist teams will write & illustrate one short story, over a series of 4 workshops. The end result will be published in BiblioBoard's Indie Florida digital collection. This program is funded by a grant from the Horror Writers Association. Writer-artist teams will pick one of the following genres for their work: science fiction, suspense, fantasy or horror. Author Amy Christine Parker and Illustrator Jon Pinto will be on hand at the first workshop to help teams get started. Register once for all four workshops.

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  3. English Conversation Class

    January 22, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Study Room

    Learn to speak English in our weekly English Conversation Class held every Monday evening, from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Families are welcome. Clases de Conversacion en Ingles: Todos los lunes de 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Ambiente familiar. Totalmente gratis y no es necesario inscribirse. Practica Ingles en la biblioteca. No registration is required for this free class. Seating is on a first-come-first-served basis. Practice English at your library! ALL LANGUAGES are welcome!

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  4. Mount Dora Genealogy Group

    January 23, 2018, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Community Room

    Are you curious about your family tree? Join Mount Dora's Genealogy Group and share your stories, learn from the pro's and make new friends. Each month has a new scheduled program and/or speaker, and no registration is required.

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  5. Microsoft Excel: Basics

    January 24, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Technology Lab

    Learn how to use Excel to organize numbers and text in a spreadsheet format. Excel spreadsheets can be used for budgets, work and school projects, record-keeping, lists, inventories, and more. By the end of this class you should be able to create and format a spreadsheet; enter and edit data; and use basic formulas to add, subtract, multiply and divide numbers in a horizontal row or vertical column. Attendees will use PCs in the W.T. Bland Public Library Technology Lab, which have Microsoft Excel 2016 installed.

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  6. Classic Film

    January 24, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ W T Bland Public Library

    Enjoy free popcorn and curated classic films every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. The program starts at 7:00pm, with a brief synopsis of what makes it a classic film (pre-1970), followed by a traditional movie cartoon before the feature. Titles are subject to change and are not listed on this calendar. To learn the film scheduled for particular week, please call the Circulation Desk (352) 735-7180 (option 5).

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  7. Beginning Digital Photography

    January 25, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Technology Lab

    "Where is the flash? What about the batteries? What do these buttons do? Can my shots be edited on the camera? How do I focus my shots?" This class will answer these basic questions. Instructor Steve Berger is a photographer with years of photography instruction experience. This class is a hands-on workshop for beginners. You'll learn how to operate your digital camera and practice taking shots during class. Please bring your digital camera (make sure it is charged).

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  8. Windows 10

    January 26, 2018, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Technology Lab

    Learn all about Windows 10 in this hands-on workshop, including Edge, Workspaces, Cortana, Account Settings, File Explorer, Task View, Windows Storehouse and more. We will walk through Windows 10 settings item by item. This class takes place in our Technology Lab, with PCs provided. Please feel free to bring your own laptop, if you prefer.

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  9. Ukulele

    January 27, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Simpson Farm House

    New to the ukulele? Interested in jamming with other adults? Learn and play together in our new ukulele class for adults and explore chords, strumming techniques, and learn easy songs. Please bring your own ukulele to class. Teens and tweens are also welcome. Ukulele class meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 6:00 PM (in the Library) and on the fourth Saturday of the month at 10:00 AM (at the Simpson Farmhouse). This class is free, with no registration required.

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  10. Nesting Neighbors

    January 27, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Community Room

    Learn about the different types of housing needs for birds, and what to look for when choosing a bird house. Learn how to choose the right habitat to place the house, as well as how to keep predators at bay. Observing your bird family will provide hours of pleasure and help you experience the wonders of nature! This free program is sponsored by Wild Birds Unlimited of Lake County. All attendees earn a chance to win door prizes!

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  11. Piatigorsky Concert: Cellist Evan Drachman

    January 27, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Community Room

    World-class cellist Evan Drachman will be performing works by Bach, Beethoven, Schumann, Chopin and Grieg. His 2018 travel schedule will include tours of Washington, Louisiana, Texas, Florida, North Carolina and Montana. He will be accompanied by pianist Victor Asuncion. The Piatigorsky Foundation is dedicated to making live classical music an integral part of everyday life for communities throughout the United States. Gregor Piatigorsky, the renowned Russian cellist for whom the organization is named, believed that music is not a luxury for an elite few, but a necessity of life for all. Sponsored by the Mount Dora Library Association.

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  12. DreadFul Writing Program

    January 28, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Children's Program Room

    Inviting ALL writers and artists between the ages of 11 to 18 to a special program resulting in getting your work published! Writer-artist teams will write & illustrate one short story, over a series of 4 workshops. The end result will be published in BiblioBoard's Indie Florida digital collection. This program is funded by a grant from the Horror Writers Association. Writer-artist teams will pick one of the following genres for their work: science fiction, suspense, fantasy or horror. Author Amy Christine Parker and Illustrator Jon Pinto will be on hand at the first workshop to help teams get started. Register once for all four workshops.

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  13. Intro to WordPress

    January 28, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Technology Lab

    Learn how to use WordPress at your Library in a three-class series: Introduction to WordPress Setting Up Your WordPress Site Launching Your WordPress Site Registration is required. Register once and your space is reserved for all three classes. Students may use our desktop PCs in the Technology Lab or bring their own laptop. The instructor has over a decade of experience working with businesses around the world as a writer, social media expert and graphic designer. She specializes in WordPress sites and online marketing.

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  14. English Conversation Class

    January 29, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Study Room

    Learn to speak English in our weekly English Conversation Class held every Monday evening, from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Families are welcome. Clases de Conversacion en Ingles: Todos los lunes de 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Ambiente familiar. Totalmente gratis y no es necesario inscribirse. Practica Ingles en la biblioteca. No registration is required for this free class. Seating is on a first-come-first-served basis. Practice English at your library! ALL LANGUAGES are welcome!

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Library - Youth Calendar

  1. BiblioBop Dance

    January 22, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Program Room

    For preschoolers who love music, rhymes and lots of dancing! Cannot accommodate large groups such as daycares.

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  2. Toddler Time

    January 24, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Enjoy stories, finger-plays, songs and bubbles. Suggested ages birth to 2 1/2 years.

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  3. LEGOs & more

    January 24, 2018, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ W. T. Bland Public Library

    This program is open to children ages 4 and older. Meet other LEGO fans build an original LEGO creation. STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) activities may will also be offered during some sessions.

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  4. Scratch Coding for Kids: Making Games with Scratch-Intermediate

    January 24, 2018, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Technology Lab

    Making Games with Scratch - Intermediate. For kids ages 8-13 REGISTER ONLINE for this class at mylakelibrary.org. Select Programs & Events, then Event Calendar, then Location (W.T. Bland Public Library). Questions? Call us! (352) 735-7180 (option 5) "Scratch is a programming language and online community where you can create your own interactive stories, games and animations - and share your creations with other around the world. In the process of designing and programming Scratch projects, young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively. Scratch is a project of the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab".

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  5. Preschool Story Time

    January 25, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ W.T. Bland Public Library

    Bring your preschoolers for a story time with Miss Lynn. After story time stay and play with an assortment of educational toys and activities. Suggested age 2 1/2 and up.

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  6. BiblioBop Dance

    January 29, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Program Room

    For preschoolers who love music, rhymes and lots of dancing! Cannot accommodate large groups such as daycares.

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  7. Toddler Time

    January 31, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Enjoy stories, finger-plays, songs and bubbles. Suggested ages birth to 2 1/2 years.

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