Visit the Avon Park Library at 11:00 am on Wednesday, November 22 for a Thanksgiving Storytime! After reading we will make autumn wreaths. All ages are welcome.
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Join us at the Avon Park Library on Tuesday, November 7 at 4:00 pm and “Meet the Author” Mack W. Payne is an award-winning speaker, podcaster, and advocate for Vietnam Veterans. Mack is a decorated veteran of two years in Vietnam, and has created over 1,000 podcasts related to the Vietnam War. Download the PDF !
Whoever made the statement, “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks,” obviously didn’t have access to a free library with infinite resources! (That was hyperbole, our resources actually are limited.) But thankfully, Heartland Library Cooperative (HLC) libraries have the ability to request books from 200+ libraries in the state of Florida. If you and […]
Have you ever found a library book with a gold Pura Belpré Award medal on its cover? Your Highlands County Libraries have many of them, located in the children’s section. Each year, the Pura Belpré Award is given to Latino/Latina writers and illustrators whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in […]
“The Civil War: A Narrative” by Shelby Foote is the multiple volume history topping reader’s lists in Highlands County this year. Foote may have written his masterpiece long ago, but remains considered one of the top experts on the war. These volumes, while lengthy, are still judged very readable. It appears Highlands County agrees as […]