FPL Board of Trustees Meeting

The FPL Board of Trustees meet on the first Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the library. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Price: $0.00

Date: July 6, 2020

FPL Board of Trustees Meeting

The FPL Board of Trustees meet on the first Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the library. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Price: $0.00

Date: August 3, 2020

FPL Board of Trustees Meeting

The FPL Board of Trustees meet on the first Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the library. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Price: $0.00

Date: September 14, 2020

FPL Board of Trustees Meeting

The FPL Board of Trustees meet on the first Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the library. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Price: $0.00

Date: October 5, 2020

FPL Board of Trustees Meeting

The FPL Board of Trustees meet on the first Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the library. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Price: $0.00

Date: November 2, 2020

FPL Board of Trustees Meeting

The FPL Board of Trustees meet on the first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. If you wish to join the online Zoom meeting, send an email to FPL@rcls.org.

Price: $0.00

Date: December 7, 2020

FPL Closed

FPL is closed today for New Year's Day. No items are due and no fines will accrue today.

Price: $0.00

Date: January 1, 2021

FPL Board of Trustees Meeting

The FPL Board of Trustees meet on the first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. If you wish to join the online Zoom meeting, send an email to FPL@rcls.org.

Price: $0.00

Date: January 4, 2021

Young Readers Book Review Club

Reaching out to our young readers, let us know what you're reading! Submit a book review of your favorite book, series or title you just finished reading. Review forms can be printed or filled out using this PDF form or you can write your own. Like to draw? Submit a "picture review" or your favorite part in a book.

Send your reviews to Miss Beth at bverblaauw@rcls.org or drop them off at the library - now through February 23. Prizes will be awarded at the end of our first session in February. Book club is open to children of all ages.

Price: $0.00

Date: January 8, 2021

Dungeons & Dragons Game for Tweens/Teens

Calling all Young Adults to come play "Dungeons and Dragons"- a pen and paper role playing game (RPG). These characters embark upon imaginary adventures within a fantasy setting. A Dungeon Master (DM) serves as the game's referee and storyteller, while maintaining the setting in which the adventures occur, and playing the role of the inhabitants of the game world. The characters form a party and they interact with the setting's inhabitants and each other. Players act as a group of adventurers working together to complete quests, slay monsters, and achieve their own personal goals.

The Florida Public Library will be hosting the Dungeons & Dragons program over Zoom for 4th grade through high school!

After you register below, an e-mail will be sent to you with an invitation to the Zoom game through the email provided at the time of sign up. Sign up for each event that you plan to attend.

Scheduled Games
January 15 and 29
February 5 and 19

Price: $0.00

Date: January 15, 2021

Available Spaces: Unlimited

FPL Closed

FPL is closed today for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. No items are due and no fines will accrue today.

Price: $0.00

Date: January 18, 2021

Books & Beyond

Books & Beyond is a weekly series of programs for kids in grades K– 2. Each week we'll feature books about art and/or artists. In January, we will learn how to use our whittling kit. In the remaining sessions, we'll combine art & science to create art to share in the library!

Each week, kits will be available to pick up the Saturday before. A new session will premiere each week at 3:30 p.m. on our Facebook page.  Please register below to ensure enough supplies are available for everyone. Register once for all 5 sessions.

January 19 - Practice whittling with soap.
January 26 - Create an actual whittle project using sticks & wood. Paint your project to create a woodland gnome & hut.
February 2 - Experiment with oil, paint & nail polish to see the effect it has on different types of paper.
February 9 - Bleeding tissue paper art.
(No program on February 16 due to President's Week)
February 23 - Mixing salt with paint to create texture in your art.

Price: $0.00

Date: January 19, 2021

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Tween Club

Tween Club is geared for students in grades 3 to 5. Each week will feature a DIY demonstration on Facebook that the kids can participate in using a different kit each week. After the demo, watch our Tween book reviews to check out the latest Tween Read!

DIY Kits for each week will be available the Saturday before. A new session will premiere each week at 4:45 p.m. on our Facebook page.  Please register below to ensure enough supplies are available for everyone. Register once for all 5 sessions.

January 19 - Make your own Loom.
January 26 - Make creatures & creations with a Pom Pom maker.
February 2 - Whittle balsam wood into a face.
February 9 - Make easy mini cheesecakes.
(No program on February 16 due to President's week)
February 23 - Winter scape on canvas.

 

Price: $0.00

Date: January 19, 2021

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Rhymetime

Rhymetime with Miss Maria is our library time for infants & toddlers (12 to 35 months). We'll sing songs, recite rhymes, practice some gross motor skills, and share stories to help build early literacy skills and reading readiness. Get ready to celebrate in our weekly series of fun!

Register below using an email address that will be used to send you a link on the day of the program so you may virtually participate in this Zoom session. You can register once for all 5 sessions.

Weekly Themes:

January 20 - Snowflakes**
January 27 - Winter Animals & Hibernation
February 3 - Let's Learn About our Teeth! (February is National Children's Dental Health Month)
February 10 - Valentine's Day Celebration**
February 17 - Let's Celebrate Polar Bears!**
(No Rhymetime on February 24)

**This week's program includes a special activity kit available at the library the Monday prior to the program!

Price: $0.00

Date: January 20, 2021

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Storytime

Storytime is for preschoolers age 3-5 years. We begin a new start time this series at 11:00 a.m.!  Storytime will be full of winter fun including stories, songs, crafts and experiments. The wintry kits for each week will be available beginning that Monday. Please register to receive the Zoom link and to ensure enough supplies are available for everyone. Register once for all 5 sessions.

January 21 - Snowmen at Night.
January 28 - Sneezy the Snowman.
February 4 - Animals in Winter.
February 11 - The Mitten.
(No program on February 18 due to President's week)
February 25 - A Snowy Day.

 

Price: $0.00

Date: January 21, 2021

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Outreach Storytime - ABCD Preschool

Miss Maria will hold online sessions for the ABCD Preschool once a month to provide a bilingual Zoom storytime for the students. Participation is limited to the enrolled students at ABCD (Agribusiness Child Development School).

Theme for the month:

January 25 - Snowflakes
February 8 - Valentine's Day
February 22

Price: $0.00

Date: January 25, 2021

Teen Time

Teen Time is a time and place for young adults in middle & high school on Mondays starting @ 2:15 p.m. Programs will be a mix of pre-recorded programs on our library YouTube channel and live programs on Discord.

We will provide the YouTube link below on the day of the event. Check back soon!

January 25 - Munchkin:Deluxe board game demo (YouTube)
February 1 - Disney:Villainous board game demo (YouTube)
February 8 - Exploding Kittens card game demo (YouTube)
(No program on February 15 during school recess)
February 22 - Among Us game live from our new Discord server!

Click here to apply for our Discord server.

Price: $0.00

Date: January 25, 2021

Books & Beyond

Books & Beyond is a weekly series of programs for kids in grades K– 2. Each week we'll feature books about art and/or artists. In January, we will learn how to use our whittling kit. In the remaining sessions, we'll combine art & science to create art to share in the library!

Each week, kits will be available to pick up the Saturday before. A new session will premiere each week at 3:30 p.m. on our Facebook page.  Please register below to ensure enough supplies are available for everyone. Register once for all 5 sessions.

January 19 - Practice whittling with soap.
January 26 - Create an actual whittle project using sticks & wood. Paint your project to create a woodland gnome & hut.
February 2 - Experiment with oil, paint & nail polish to see the effect it has on different types of paper.
February 9 - Bleeding tissue paper art.
(No program on February 16 due to President's Week)
February 23 - Mixing salt with paint to create texture in your art.

Price: $0.00

Date: January 26, 2021

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Tween Club

Tween Club is geared for students in grades 3 to 5. Each week will feature a DIY demonstration on Facebook that the kids can participate in using a different kit each week. After the demo, watch our Tween book reviews to check out the latest Tween Read!

DIY Kits for each week will be available the Saturday before. A new session will premiere each week at 4:45 p.m. on our Facebook page.  Please register below to ensure enough supplies are available for everyone. Register once for all 5 sessions.

January 19 - Make your own Loom.
January 26 - Make creatures & creations with a Pom Pom maker.
February 2 - Whittle balsam wood into a face.
February 9 - Make easy mini cheesecakes.
(No program on February 16 due to President's week)
February 23 - Winter scape on canvas.

 

Price: $0.00

Date: January 26, 2021

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Learn to Draw - Sketching

Sketch animals or your favorite pet with Shawn Dell Joyce. Learn to see the values and shading that you will need to complete your drawing. You will be drawing two animals (below). Shawn will put the photos on the screen and screen share them. The only supplies you need are a pencil, eraser and paper of your choice. If you have a pet to draw, you may use a photo of your pet instead.

Register below by January 26 (the day before) to ensure you receive the Zoom link in time for the program on January 27.

This class is for adults, 16 years of age or older.

To learn more about Shawn Dell Joyce, visit her website: shawndelljoyce.com.

Price: $0.00

Date: January 27, 2021

Available Spaces: 9

Rhymetime

Rhymetime with Miss Maria is our library time for infants & toddlers (12 to 35 months). We'll sing songs, recite rhymes, practice some gross motor skills, and share stories to help build early literacy skills and reading readiness. Get ready to celebrate in our weekly series of fun!

Register below using an email address that will be used to send you a link on the day of the program so you may virtually participate in this Zoom session. You can register once for all 5 sessions.

Weekly Themes:

January 20 - Snowflakes**
January 27 - Winter Animals & Hibernation
February 3 - Let's Learn About our Teeth! (February is National Children's Dental Health Month)
February 10 - Valentine's Day Celebration**
February 17 - Let's Celebrate Polar Bears!**
(No Rhymetime on February 24)

**This week's program includes a special activity kit available at the library the Monday prior to the program!

Price: $0.00

Date: January 27, 2021

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Page Turner's Book Club

Check out a copy of this month's selection, This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger. Available from the RCLS catalog as either eBook or audio book, and through inter-library loan to checkout inside the library or curbside! Join us for our casual book discussion on Zoom.

Please try to register by January 27 (the day before) to make sure you receive the Zoom link in time for the program. The email you provide in the registration form below will be used to send you the link for the January 28 session at 6:30 p.m. An adult book club.

1932, Minnesota.The Lincoln School is a pitiless place where hundreds of Native American children, forcibly separated from their parents, are sent to be educated. It is also home to an orphan named Odie O'Banion, a lively boy whose exploits earn him the superintendent's wrath. Forced to flee, he and his brother Albert, their best friend Mose, and a brokenhearted little girl named Emmy steal away in a canoe, heading for the mighty Mississippi and a place to call their own. Over the course of one unforgettable summer, these four orphans will journey into the unknown and cross paths with others who are adrift, from struggling farmers and traveling faith healers to displaced families and lost souls of all kinds.

Price: $0.00

Date: January 28, 2021

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Storytime

Storytime is for preschoolers age 3-5 years. We begin a new start time this series at 11:00 a.m.!  Storytime will be full of winter fun including stories, songs, crafts and experiments. The wintry kits for each week will be available beginning that Monday. Please register to receive the Zoom link and to ensure enough supplies are available for everyone. Register once for all 5 sessions.

January 21 - Snowmen at Night.
January 28 - Sneezy the Snowman.
February 4 - Animals in Winter.
February 11 - The Mitten.
(No program on February 18 due to President's week)
February 25 - A Snowy Day.

 

Price: $0.00

Date: January 28, 2021

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Dungeons & Dragons Game for Tweens/Teens

Calling all Young Adults to come play "Dungeons and Dragons"- a pen and paper role playing game (RPG). These characters embark upon imaginary adventures within a fantasy setting. A Dungeon Master (DM) serves as the game's referee and storyteller, while maintaining the setting in which the adventures occur, and playing the role of the inhabitants of the game world. The characters form a party and they interact with the setting's inhabitants and each other. Players act as a group of adventurers working together to complete quests, slay monsters, and achieve their own personal goals.

The Florida Public Library will be hosting the Dungeons & Dragons program over Zoom for 4th grade through high school!

After you register below, an e-mail will be sent to you with an invitation to the Zoom game through the email provided at the time of sign up. Sign up for each event that you plan to attend.

Scheduled Games
January 15 and 29
February 5 and 19

Price: $0.00

Date: January 29, 2021

Available Spaces: Unlimited

FPL Board of Trustees Meeting

The FPL Board of Trustees meet on the first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. If you wish to join the online Zoom meeting, send an email to FPL@rcls.org.

Price: $0.00

Date: February 1, 2021

Teen Time

Teen Time is a time and place for young adults in middle & high school on Mondays starting @ 2:15 p.m. Programs will be a mix of pre-recorded programs on our library YouTube channel and live programs on Discord.

We will provide the YouTube link below on the day of the event. Check back soon!

January 25 - Munchkin:Deluxe board game demo (YouTube)
February 1 - Disney:Villainous board game demo (YouTube)
February 8 - Exploding Kittens card game demo (YouTube)
(No program on February 15 during school recess)
February 22 - Among Us game live from our new Discord server!

Click here to apply for our Discord server.

Price: $0.00

Date: February 1, 2021

Books & Beyond

Books & Beyond is a weekly series of programs for kids in grades K– 2. Each week we'll feature books about art and/or artists. In January, we will learn how to use our whittling kit. In the remaining sessions, we'll combine art & science to create art to share in the library!

Each week, kits will be available to pick up the Saturday before. A new session will premiere each week at 3:30 p.m. on our Facebook page.  Please register below to ensure enough supplies are available for everyone. Register once for all 5 sessions.

January 19 - Practice whittling with soap.
January 26 - Create an actual whittle project using sticks & wood. Paint your project to create a woodland gnome & hut.
February 2 - Experiment with oil, paint & nail polish to see the effect it has on different types of paper.
February 9 - Bleeding tissue paper art.
(No program on February 16 due to President's Week)
February 23 - Mixing salt with paint to create texture in your art.

Price: $0.00

Date: February 2, 2021

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Tween Club

Tween Club is geared for students in grades 3 to 5. Each week will feature a DIY demonstration on Facebook that the kids can participate in using a different kit each week. After the demo, watch our Tween book reviews to check out the latest Tween Read!

DIY Kits for each week will be available the Saturday before. A new session will premiere each week at 4:45 p.m. on our Facebook page.  Please register below to ensure enough supplies are available for everyone. Register once for all 5 sessions.

January 19 - Make your own Loom.
January 26 - Make creatures & creations with a Pom Pom maker.
February 2 - Whittle balsam wood into a face.
February 9 - Make easy mini cheesecakes.
(No program on February 16 due to President's week)
February 23 - Winter scape on canvas.

 

Price: $0.00

Date: February 2, 2021

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Rhymetime

Rhymetime with Miss Maria is our library time for infants & toddlers (12 to 35 months). We'll sing songs, recite rhymes, practice some gross motor skills, and share stories to help build early literacy skills and reading readiness. Get ready to celebrate in our weekly series of fun!

Register below using an email address that will be used to send you a link on the day of the program so you may virtually participate in this Zoom session. You can register once for all 5 sessions.

Weekly Themes:

January 20 - Snowflakes**
January 27 - Winter Animals & Hibernation
February 3 - Let's Learn About our Teeth! (February is National Children's Dental Health Month)
February 10 - Valentine's Day Celebration**
February 17 - Let's Celebrate Polar Bears!**
(No Rhymetime on February 24)

**This week's program includes a special activity kit available at the library the Monday prior to the program!

Price: $0.00

Date: February 3, 2021

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Storytime

Storytime is for preschoolers age 3-5 years. We begin a new start time this series at 11:00 a.m.!  Storytime will be full of winter fun including stories, songs, crafts and experiments. The wintry kits for each week will be available beginning that Monday. Please register to receive the Zoom link and to ensure enough supplies are available for everyone. Register once for all 5 sessions.

January 21 - Snowmen at Night.
January 28 - Sneezy the Snowman.
February 4 - Animals in Winter.
February 11 - The Mitten.
(No program on February 18 due to President's week)
February 25 - A Snowy Day.

 

Price: $0.00

Date: February 4, 2021

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Dungeons & Dragons Game for Tweens/Teens

Calling all Young Adults to come play "Dungeons and Dragons"- a pen and paper role playing game (RPG). These characters embark upon imaginary adventures within a fantasy setting. A Dungeon Master (DM) serves as the game's referee and storyteller, while maintaining the setting in which the adventures occur, and playing the role of the inhabitants of the game world. The characters form a party and they interact with the setting's inhabitants and each other. Players act as a group of adventurers working together to complete quests, slay monsters, and achieve their own personal goals.

The Florida Public Library will be hosting the Dungeons & Dragons program over Zoom for 4th grade through high school!

After you register below, an e-mail will be sent to you with an invitation to the Zoom game through the email provided at the time of sign up. Sign up for each event that you plan to attend.

Scheduled Games
January 15 and 29
February 5 and 19

Price: $0.00

Date: February 5, 2021

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Mystery Book Club

Check out a copy of this month's mystery, The Forgotten Room by Lincoln Child - "The charismatic and quirky Professor Jeremy Logan, renowned investigator of the strange and the inexplicable, uncovers a long-lost secret experiment only rumored to have existed." Available from the RCLS catalog as either eBook or audio book, and through inter-library loan to checkout curbside!

Please try to register by February 4 (the day before) to make sure you receive the Zoom link in time for the program. The email you provide in the registration form below will be used to send you the link for the February 5 session at 1:00 p.m. This is an adult program.

Jeremy Logan finds himself on the storied coastline of Newport, Rhode Island, where he has been retained by Lux, one of the oldest and most respected think tanks in America. Just days earlier, a series of frightening events took place in the sprawling seaside mansion that houses the organization. One of its most distinguished doctors began acting erratically, violently attacking an assistant in the mansion's library and, moments later, killing himself in a truly shocking fashion.

Price: $0.00

Date: February 5, 2021

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Outreach Storytime - ABCD Preschool

Miss Maria will hold online sessions for the ABCD Preschool once a month to provide a bilingual Zoom storytime for the students. Participation is limited to the enrolled students at ABCD (Agribusiness Child Development School).

Theme for the month:

January 25 - Snowflakes
February 8 - Valentine's Day
February 22

Price: $0.00

Date: February 8, 2021

Teen Time

Teen Time is a time and place for young adults in middle & high school on Mondays starting @ 2:15 p.m. Programs will be a mix of pre-recorded programs on our library YouTube channel and live programs on Discord.

We will provide the YouTube link below on the day of the event. Check back soon!

January 25 - Munchkin:Deluxe board game demo (YouTube)
February 1 - Disney:Villainous board game demo (YouTube)
February 8 - Exploding Kittens card game demo (YouTube)
(No program on February 15 during school recess)
February 22 - Among Us game live from our new Discord server!

Click here to apply for our Discord server.

Price: $0.00

Date: February 8, 2021

Books & Beyond

Books & Beyond is a weekly series of programs for kids in grades K– 2. Each week we'll feature books about art and/or artists. In January, we will learn how to use our whittling kit. In the remaining sessions, we'll combine art & science to create art to share in the library!

Each week, kits will be available to pick up the Saturday before. A new session will premiere each week at 3:30 p.m. on our Facebook page.  Please register below to ensure enough supplies are available for everyone. Register once for all 5 sessions.

January 19 - Practice whittling with soap.
January 26 - Create an actual whittle project using sticks & wood. Paint your project to create a woodland gnome & hut.
February 2 - Experiment with oil, paint & nail polish to see the effect it has on different types of paper.
February 9 - Bleeding tissue paper art.
(No program on February 16 due to President's Week)
February 23 - Mixing salt with paint to create texture in your art.

Price: $0.00

Date: February 9, 2021

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Tween Club

Tween Club is geared for students in grades 3 to 5. Each week will feature a DIY demonstration on Facebook that the kids can participate in using a different kit each week. After the demo, watch our Tween book reviews to check out the latest Tween Read!

DIY Kits for each week will be available the Saturday before. A new session will premiere each week at 4:45 p.m. on our Facebook page.  Please register below to ensure enough supplies are available for everyone. Register once for all 5 sessions.

January 19 - Make your own Loom.
January 26 - Make creatures & creations with a Pom Pom maker.
February 2 - Whittle balsam wood into a face.
February 9 - Make easy mini cheesecakes.
(No program on February 16 due to President's week)
February 23 - Winter scape on canvas.

 

Price: $0.00

Date: February 9, 2021

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Rhymetime

Rhymetime with Miss Maria is our library time for infants & toddlers (12 to 35 months). We'll sing songs, recite rhymes, practice some gross motor skills, and share stories to help build early literacy skills and reading readiness. Get ready to celebrate in our weekly series of fun!

Register below using an email address that will be used to send you a link on the day of the program so you may virtually participate in this Zoom session. You can register once for all 5 sessions.

Weekly Themes:

January 20 - Snowflakes**
January 27 - Winter Animals & Hibernation
February 3 - Let's Learn About our Teeth! (February is National Children's Dental Health Month)
February 10 - Valentine's Day Celebration**
February 17 - Let's Celebrate Polar Bears!**
(No Rhymetime on February 24)

**This week's program includes a special activity kit available at the library the Monday prior to the program!

Price: $0.00

Date: February 10, 2021

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Storytime

Storytime is for preschoolers age 3-5 years. We begin a new start time this series at 11:00 a.m.!  Storytime will be full of winter fun including stories, songs, crafts and experiments. The wintry kits for each week will be available beginning that Monday. Please register to receive the Zoom link and to ensure enough supplies are available for everyone. Register once for all 5 sessions.

January 21 - Snowmen at Night.
January 28 - Sneezy the Snowman.
February 4 - Animals in Winter.
February 11 - The Mitten.
(No program on February 18 due to President's week)
February 25 - A Snowy Day.

 

Price: $0.00

Date: February 11, 2021

Available Spaces: Unlimited

FPL Closed

FPL is closed today for President's Day. No items are due and no fines will accrue today.

Price: $0.00

Date: February 15, 2021

Virtual Cartooning Class for Tweens

A special program for kids in Grades 3 and up during the February school recess. Award winning nationally syndicated cartoonist Rick Stromoski will present a virtual interactive cartooning class! To learn more about Rick, visit his website at rickstromoski.com.

Registration is required to receive the Zoom link for the program.

Price: $0.00

Date: February 16, 2021

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Rhymetime

Rhymetime with Miss Maria is our library time for infants & toddlers (12 to 35 months). We'll sing songs, recite rhymes, practice some gross motor skills, and share stories to help build early literacy skills and reading readiness. Get ready to celebrate in our weekly series of fun!

Register below using an email address that will be used to send you a link on the day of the program so you may virtually participate in this Zoom session. You can register once for all 5 sessions.

Weekly Themes:

January 20 - Snowflakes**
January 27 - Winter Animals & Hibernation
February 3 - Let's Learn About our Teeth! (February is National Children's Dental Health Month)
February 10 - Valentine's Day Celebration**
February 17 - Let's Celebrate Polar Bears!**
(No Rhymetime on February 24)

**This week's program includes a special activity kit available at the library the Monday prior to the program!

Price: $0.00

Date: February 17, 2021

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Meal Planning on a Budget

Monica Cieslak Morgan from the Hudson Valley Food Bank will present the program - Meal Planning on a Budget - best buys for your money, as well as healthy fruits and vegetables.

Please try to register by February 17 (the day before) to make sure you receive the Zoom link in time for the program. The email you provide in the registration form below will be used to send you the link for the February 18 session at 7:00 p.m.

Price: $0.00

Date: February 18, 2021

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Dungeons & Dragons Game for Tweens/Teens

Calling all Young Adults to come play "Dungeons and Dragons"- a pen and paper role playing game (RPG). These characters embark upon imaginary adventures within a fantasy setting. A Dungeon Master (DM) serves as the game's referee and storyteller, while maintaining the setting in which the adventures occur, and playing the role of the inhabitants of the game world. The characters form a party and they interact with the setting's inhabitants and each other. Players act as a group of adventurers working together to complete quests, slay monsters, and achieve their own personal goals.

The Florida Public Library will be hosting the Dungeons & Dragons program over Zoom for 4th grade through high school!

After you register below, an e-mail will be sent to you with an invitation to the Zoom game through the email provided at the time of sign up. Sign up for each event that you plan to attend.

Scheduled Games
January 15 and 29
February 5 and 19

Price: $0.00

Date: February 19, 2021

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Outreach Storytime - ABCD Preschool

Miss Maria will hold online sessions for the ABCD Preschool once a month to provide a bilingual Zoom storytime for the students. Participation is limited to the enrolled students at ABCD (Agribusiness Child Development School).

Theme for the month:

January 25 - Snowflakes
February 8 - Valentine's Day
February 22

Price: $0.00

Date: February 22, 2021

Teen Time

Teen Time is a time and place for young adults in middle & high school on Mondays starting @ 2:15 p.m. Programs will be a mix of pre-recorded programs on our library YouTube channel and live programs on Discord.

We will provide the YouTube link below on the day of the event. Check back soon!

January 25 - Munchkin:Deluxe board game demo (YouTube)
February 1 - Disney:Villainous board game demo (YouTube)
February 8 - Exploding Kittens card game demo (YouTube)
(No program on February 15 during school recess)
February 22 - Among Us game live from our new Discord server!

Click here to apply for our Discord server.

Price: $0.00

Date: February 22, 2021

Books & Beyond

Books & Beyond is a weekly series of programs for kids in grades K– 2. Each week we'll feature books about art and/or artists. In January, we will learn how to use our whittling kit. In the remaining sessions, we'll combine art & science to create art to share in the library!

Each week, kits will be available to pick up the Saturday before. A new session will premiere each week at 3:30 p.m. on our Facebook page.  Please register below to ensure enough supplies are available for everyone. Register once for all 5 sessions.

January 19 - Practice whittling with soap.
January 26 - Create an actual whittle project using sticks & wood. Paint your project to create a woodland gnome & hut.
February 2 - Experiment with oil, paint & nail polish to see the effect it has on different types of paper.
February 9 - Bleeding tissue paper art.
(No program on February 16 due to President's Week)
February 23 - Mixing salt with paint to create texture in your art.

Price: $0.00

Date: February 23, 2021

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Tween Club

Tween Club is geared for students in grades 3 to 5. Each week will feature a DIY demonstration on Facebook that the kids can participate in using a different kit each week. After the demo, watch our Tween book reviews to check out the latest Tween Read!

DIY Kits for each week will be available the Saturday before. A new session will premiere each week at 4:45 p.m. on our Facebook page.  Please register below to ensure enough supplies are available for everyone. Register once for all 5 sessions.

January 19 - Make your own Loom.
January 26 - Make creatures & creations with a Pom Pom maker.
February 2 - Whittle balsam wood into a face.
February 9 - Make easy mini cheesecakes.
(No program on February 16 due to President's week)
February 23 - Winter scape on canvas.

 

Price: $0.00

Date: February 23, 2021

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Painting with Watercolors/Flowers

Sketch flowers with Shawn Dell Joyce using simple shapes and values. Learn to see the values and shading in a Bird of Paradise and sketch it using simple shapes. Then make a painting using watercolors based on the sketch. To learn more about Shawn, visit her website: shawndelljoyce.com.

Materials List: Set of pan watercolors and pointed round brush, pencil, regular paper, and cold press (rough) watercolor paper (8x10 to 11x14), cup of water, paper towels, and printed photo. Supplies of paper, paint and brush may be picked up at the library starting February 20.

Register below by February 23 (the day before) to ensure you receive the Zoom link and supplies in time for the program on February 24.

Price: $0.00

Date: February 24, 2021

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Storytime

Storytime is for preschoolers age 3-5 years. We begin a new start time this series at 11:00 a.m.!  Storytime will be full of winter fun including stories, songs, crafts and experiments. The wintry kits for each week will be available beginning that Monday. Please register to receive the Zoom link and to ensure enough supplies are available for everyone. Register once for all 5 sessions.

January 21 - Snowmen at Night.
January 28 - Sneezy the Snowman.
February 4 - Animals in Winter.
February 11 - The Mitten.
(No program on February 18 due to President's week)
February 25 - A Snowy Day.

 

Price: $0.00

Date: February 25, 2021

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Hudson Valley Ebony Strings Ensemble

Celebrate African American History Month with a concert celebration on February 28 from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. through the Cornwall Public Library. Register at https://www.cornwallpubliclibrary.org/calendar/ beginning February 1 to receive the Zoom link. For questions, contact the Cornwall library at (845) 534-8282.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

E'lissa Jones is a beautiful singer, prolific songwriter, violinist, pianist, and guitarist. She is an exceptionally talented artist with a wide range whose songs embrace audiences with powerful melodies and expressive lyrics. Influential styling ranges from folk to rock in her catalogue of over 250 original songs.

Born into a musically gifted family, E'lissa began singing and playing piano around the age of five. Jones wrote her first song at the age of seven and began studying violin at the age of ten. By eleven, she was writing love songs and short classical works for violin and piano. While classically trained as a violinist, E'lissa is largely self-taught as a vocalist and a plethora of other instruments she performs with.

E'lissa has toured the world as a backup singer as well as the exceptional artist that she is. Throughout her career she has performed and toured with many legends and has recorded and released six albums, Shadows from her teenage years (1997), This Melodie (2003), Anymore (2008), Sweet as the Sun (2010), Like Water (2011), CD Fire & Sun (2015), & her latest single Forever Girl (2017). E'lissa's music has been used in the soundtrack of the film Strings Attached and the film When the Dust Settles.

Price: $0.00

Date: February 28, 2021