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  1. Chess Club

    January 19, 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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  2. Meet Author Elizabeth Camden

    January 20, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Community Room

    Join the Bland Writers for a very special program with author Elizabeth Camden! Elizabeth's presentation, Various Routes to Publication, will cover the following topics: Traditional or indie publishing Defining your genre Landing an agent or going it alone How to navigate the evolving landscape in publishing and how a writer can ride the wave No registration is required for this free program. Refreshments served. Sponsored by the Mount Dora Library Association.

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  3. Drop-In Crochet Class

    January 21, 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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  4. English Conversation Class

    January 21, 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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  5. Mount Dora Genealogy Group

    January 22, 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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  6. Microsoft Excel: Basics

    January 23, 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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  7. Classic Film

    January 23, 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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  8. Census Recruiting Event

    January 24, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Technology Lab

    Meet a U.S. Census Recruiting Assistant and let her help you apply to be a Census Taker (starting pay is $15.50 to $20.50 per hour). No registration is required for this free program, which will take place in our Technology Lab.

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  9. Beginning Digital Photography

    January 24, 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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  10. English Conversation Class

    January 24, 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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  11. Beginning Ukulele

    January 26, 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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  12. Introducing the Mount Dora Archives

    January 27, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Community Room

    ntroducing the Mount Dora Archives! All are welcome to a preview of the new online Mount Dora Archives. Learn how to view images of our town’s past, collections planned for the future and how you can participate. The Mount Dora Archives is a collaboration of the Mount Dora Historical Society, the City of Mount Dora and the Mount Dora Library Association. Refreshments served. No registration required. Sponsored by the Mount Dora Library Association.

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  13. Drop-In Crochet Class

    January 28, 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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  14. English Conversation Class

    January 28, 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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  15. English Conversation Class

    January 31, 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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