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May 18, 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.
May 18, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Community Room
Encore! Encore! If you missed his sold-out February appearance, you're invited to attend:
A Brief History of Mount Dora
Why was Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev so pleased to hear news from Mount Dora?
Which First Lady dazzled Mount Dorans with her shoveling skills?
Where in the world was Pistolville?
Learn the answers to these and other questions about Mount Dora's past as local historian Gary McKechnie presents tales from 'A Brief History of Mount Dora,' co-authored with his wife Nancy Howell. this talk also includes tales of famed reporter Mabel Norris Reese and ongoing efforts to honor her courage.
Refreshments served; no registration required.
May 18, 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.
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May 18, 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).
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