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  1. Dustin Boise- Solo Exhibit

    July 7, 2019, 12:00 PM - July 26, 2019, 5:00 PM

    Combining mundane materials with great wit and craft, Boise expresses the intimate relationship between the world of material objects and the imagination. Opening reception: June 7th, 2019 6-8 PM.

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  2. New exhibition at the Modernism Museum-- Space Oddities: The Sequel

    July 9, 2019, 10:00 AM - July 1, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Modernism Museum Mount Dora

    The Modernism Museum Mount Dora is pleased to announce its new exhibition, Space Oddities: The Sequel. The exhibition opens on Tuesday, July 9th and will run until mid-2020. Space Oddities: The Sequel expands upon the Modernism Museum’s exhibition of mind-bending Post-Modern designs created by the radical 1980s design collective known as Memphis. This exhibit features hundreds of new Memphis design objects never-before displayed at the Modernism Museum. A members-only opening reception will be held on Wednesday, July 10th from 6:00 – 8:00 PM in the Modernism Museum gallery. This event is only open to 3MD Members; however, memberships will be available for purchase at the event. Individual-level Memberships start at $40 and several levels are available. Please visit modernismmuseum.org/memberships or call (352) 385-0034 for more information on becoming a 3MD Member and to find the membership level that is right for you.

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  3. Mount Dora Art League Summer Monthly Meetings

    July 20, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Mount Dora Center for the Arts, 138 E. 5th Avenue

    Mount Dora Art League Monthly Meeting Saturday, June 15, 2019 Saturday, July 20, 2019 Saturday, August 17, 2019 Saturday, September 21, 2019 Program for the Summer Months: Members are encouraged to bring some of their work to each meeting to discuss. Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Location: Mount Dora Center for the Arts, 138 E. 5th Avenue

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Boards & Committees Calendar

  1. Public Arts Committee Meeting

    July 23, 2019, 3:30 PM @ City Hall Boardroom

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  2. Development Review Committee Meeting

    July 31, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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  3. Historic Preservation Board Meeting

    July 31, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Library - Adult Calendar

  1. Google Apps

    July 18, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Technology Lab

    Bring your device(s) and learn how to use various Google apps for mobile devices and desktops, including: Google Chrome: Find my phone, create bookmarks, pin tabs Google Maps: Save home/work defaults and view bus routes Google Docs: Multi-device access, share documents and collaborate Google Keep: Pin notes, add images and make a to-do list Google Calendar: Sync info from contacts, schedule reminders and more! Registration is required for this free class.

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  2. English Conversation Class

    July 18, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Study Room

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

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  3. Stamp Club

    July 19, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Community Room

    Learn about stamps and stamp collecting from other area hobbyists. Grow your knowledge, expand your collection and connect with other resources in the hobby. Meetings generally include a club update, a philatelic presentation and a stamp auction. Monthly club meetings are open to members and nonmembers alike. For additional information, please contact Scot Cornwall at (352) 217-2826 (cell). Library sponsorship of a program does not constitute an endorsement of the content of the program or the views expressed by participants. Please like us on Facebook!

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  4. Chess Club

    July 20, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Study Room

    Come watch, learn, and play chess. All skill levels and ages are welcome! Beginners will learn basic moves and then be paired with a player. Beginners are especially welcome! Studies have shown that chess may raise students' IQ and help prevent Alzheimer's. Chess is call "the game of kings" and will boost your creativity, memory, and problem-solving skills. Drop in anytime between 10:00am and noon, on the first and third Saturday of each month. No registration required.

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  5. Drop-In Crochet Class

    July 22, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Archives Room

    Make new friends in this drop-in class for all skill levels. Class members will need to bring a "size J" crochet hook, medium weight yarn, and scissors. Receive personal instruction as you develop your crocheting skills. No registration required.

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  6. English Conversation Class

    July 22, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Study Room

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

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  7. Mount Dora Genealogy Group

    July 23, 2019, 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. This program is sponsored by the Mount Dora Library Association.

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  8. Hurricane Preparedness Program

    July 23, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Mount Dora Community Building

    Learn how to protect yourself and your property before, during and after a hurricane or tropical storm. Presented by: Lake County Emergency Management Mount Dora Fire Department Mount Dora Electric Division Hillcrest Insurance Agency Refreshments and door prizes! Sponsored by the Mount Dora Library Association.

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  9. English Conversation Class

    July 24, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Study Room

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

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  10. Microsoft Excel: Basics

    July 24, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Technology Lab

    W.T. Bland Public Library Technology Lab Registration begins 1/2/2019 at 8:00 AM 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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  11. Classic Film

    July 24, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Community Room

    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). No registration is required for this free program.

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  12. Beginning Digital Photography

    July 25, 2019, 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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  13. English Conversation Class

    July 25, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Study Room

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

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  14. Beginning Ukulele

    July 27, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Community Room

    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).

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  15. Herbs in the Florida Garden

    July 27, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Community Room

    Most of the common herbs can be grown seasonally in Florida in sufficient quantities for home use. Many herbs may be grown in the Florida home garden throughout the year. Learn about a variety of herbs that may be grown in Central Florida and how to plant, care for and harvest herbs. Learn about additional resources available at UF/IFAS Extension. Class is taught by a UF/IFAS Extension, Lake County Master Gardener. No registration required. All attendees receive door prize tickets for door prizes! Sponsored by the Mount Dora Library Association.

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  16. Pollinators in the Garden Photography Contest

    July 28, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Community Room

    All Lake County Library System library cardholders are eligible to enter our Pollinators in the Garden Photography Contest. There are three age categories for submissions: age 6-10 years, age 11-17 years and age 18 and older. Submission deadline is Sunday, July 14, 2019. Award Ceremony and Library Lobby Reveal is Sunday, July 28, 2019 at 2:00pm. Contest Guidelines are available at the Library. Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st place ($30), 2nd place ($20) and 3rd place ($15). Sponsored by the Mount Dora Library Association.

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  17. Drop-In Crochet Class

    July 29, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Archives Room

    Make new friends in this drop-in class for all skill levels. Class members will need to bring a "size J" crochet hook, medium weight yarn, and scissors. Receive personal instruction as you develop your crocheting skills. No registration required.

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  18. English Conversation Class

    July 29, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Study Room

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

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  19. English Conversation Class

    July 31, 2019, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Study Room

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

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Library - Youth Calendar

  1. Preschool Story Time/Stay & Play

    July 18, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Bring your preschoolers for a story time with Miss Lisa. After story time, stay and play with an assortment of our educational toys and activities. Suggested age 2 1/2 and older. Please like us on Facebook!

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  2. Sweet Peas a Baby Story Time

    July 20, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Saturdays at 10:30 am, beginning January 26, 2019. Announcing a special story time for babies up to 15 months as well as expectant parents. Meet other caregivers while supporting your baby’s early development needs. Staff have been specially trained on the latest best practices for infant and in utero story times. Infant story times are structured differently because the needs of babies are so different! Toddlers who are brought to this story time will have a special role as well. Thanks to the Friends of the Library, this story time has new books and new developmentally appropriate toys. Parents and babies are welcome to stay for play and explore following the story time. Please like us on Facebook!

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  3. Imagination at Work

    July 20, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Children's Program Room

    Imagination is a creative force we use to put our ideas into action. We will explore this process by learning how famous artists used their imaginations from childhood, to achieve their creative goals, then create our own artwork inspired by the artist. Grades 1-6. Must register for this program. Register online for this class at mylakelibrary.org. Select Programs & Events, then Event Calendar and Locations (W.T. Bland Public Library). Please like us on Facebook!

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  4. Sunday Family Story Time

    July 21, 2019, All Day @ Children's Program Room

    Join us for a story time and fun activities for the whole family! Our story times welcome children of all abilities.

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  5. BiblioBop Dance

    July 22, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Program Room

    For preschoolers who love music, rhymes and lots of dancing! We cannot accommodate large groups such as daycares. Our story times welcome children of all abilities.

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  6. Story Birds - Growing Early Readers

    July 23, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Stories, puppets, songs and rhymes for preschoolers. Come and meet Miss Kim! Our story times welcome children of all abilities.

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  7. Toddler Time

    July 24, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Enjoy stories, finger-plays, songs and bubbles. Suggested ages birth to 2 1/2 years. Our story times welcome children of all abilities.

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  8. Preschool Story Time/Stay & Play

    July 25, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Bring your preschoolers for a story time with Miss Lisa. After story time, stay and play with an assortment of our educational toys and activities. Suggested age 2 1/2 and older. Please like us on Facebook!

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  9. Sweet Peas a Baby Story Time

    July 27, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Saturdays at 10:30 am, beginning January 26, 2019. Announcing a special story time for babies up to 15 months as well as expectant parents. Meet other caregivers while supporting your baby’s early development needs. Staff have been specially trained on the latest best practices for infant and in utero story times. Infant story times are structured differently because the needs of babies are so different! Toddlers who are brought to this story time will have a special role as well. Thanks to the Friends of the Library, this story time has new books and new developmentally appropriate toys. Parents and babies are welcome to stay for play and explore following the story time. Please like us on Facebook!

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  10. Sunday Family Story Time

    July 28, 2019, All Day @ Children's Program Room

    Join us for a story time and fun activities for the whole family! Our story times welcome children of all abilities.

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  11. BiblioBop Dance

    July 29, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Program Room

    For preschoolers who love music, rhymes and lots of dancing! We cannot accommodate large groups such as daycares. Our story times welcome children of all abilities.

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  12. Story Birds - Growing Early Readers

    July 30, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Stories, puppets, songs and rhymes for preschoolers. Come and meet Miss Kim! Our story times welcome children of all abilities.

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  13. Toddler Time

    July 31, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Program Room

    Enjoy stories, finger-plays, songs and bubbles. Suggested ages birth to 2 1/2 years. Our story times welcome children of all abilities.

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